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Israel's Sharon Survives Leadership Challenge

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Israel's Sharon Survives Leadership Challenge

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Israel's Sharon Survives Leadership Challenge

Israel's Sharon Survives Leadership Challenge

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Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon narrowly defeats hardline challenger Benjamin Netanyahu in a Likud Party vote. Netanyahu has sharply criticized Sharon's decision to remove Israeli troops and settlers from the Gaza Strip.