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Israeli Election Deadlock Could Mean No New Government for Months

Netanyahu vows to fight on after failing to secure a majority.

Israel appears to be headed for weeks or months of political uncertainty after an election Tuesday—the second in six months—that ended with no clear winner.

With most of the votes counted, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party was in a dead heat with the opposition Blue and White party, headed by the former army chief Benny Gantz—with a small edge for Blue and White.

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