Israel's Sharon Widens Lead Israel's Likud party holds a primary election Thursday. Opinion polls place Prime Minister Ariel Sharon well ahead of his rival, current foreign minister and former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The winner of Thursday's primary is favored to win Israel's general election in January. More from NPR's Linda Gradstein.
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Sharon Holds Lead on Eve of Israeli Primary Election

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Sharon Holds Lead on Eve of Israeli Primary Election

Sharon Holds Lead on Eve of Israeli Primary Election

Sharon Holds Lead on Eve of Israeli Primary Election

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Israel's Likud party holds a primary election Thursday. Opinion polls place Prime Minister Ariel Sharon well ahead of his rival, current foreign minister and former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The winner of Thursday's primary is favored to win Israel's general election in January. More from NPR's Linda Gradstein.