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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (center) wears a protective face mask as he makes his way to attend the swearing-in ceremony of his new government, at the Knesset, Israel's parliament, in May. The Knesset has dissolved and Israel is headed to new elections for the fourth time in two years. Alex Kolomiensky/AP hide caption

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Israel To Hold 4th Election In 2 Years As Coalition Fails To Pass Budget

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu makes his way to attend the swearing-in ceremony of his new government at the Knesset, Israel's parliament, on Sunday. Alex Kolomiensky/AP hide caption

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Israeli Prime Minister won a decisive victory to remain the leader of the Likud Party — and he's now promising more concessions from the U.S., as Israel prepares to hold a general election in March. Jack Guez/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Blue and White party leader Benny Gantz has failed to form a new government by the deadline, dashing his hopes of toppling longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and pushing Israel closer to an unprecedented third election in less than a year. Oded Balilty/AP hide caption

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, seen during a news conference last month in Jerusalem, has told President Reuven Rivlin that he can't form a government. The move opens the door for his rival, Benny Gantz, to attempt to do so in his stead. Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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People walk by election campaign billboards in Tel Aviv, Israel, showing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (billboard on left) alongside the Blue and White alliance leaders (billboard on right, from left to right), Moshe Yaalon, Benny Gantz, Yair Lapid and Gabi Ashkenazi. Tuesday is the second time Israelis go to the polls in less than six months. Oded Balilty/AP hide caption

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Netanyahu Fights To Hang On In Another Israeli Election. Here's What To Know

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Election campaign billboards in Tel Aviv showing Israeli Prime Minister and head of the Likud party Benjamin Netanyahu (left), alongside the Blue and White alliance leaders Moshe Yaalon and Benny Gantz. Oded Balilty/AP hide caption

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