Right-wing Netanyahu looks to be edging toward a comeback as Israel's prime minister

Former Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu looks to be edging toward a comeback to reclaim the premiership.

More than two-thirds of ballots are showing that Netanyahu and other far-right politicians have been given a considerable majority in the country’s parliament.

Preliminary indications on Wednesday (2 November) are that Israel is potentially heading to one of its most right-wing governments to date.

A strong showing for the Religious Zionist party has also been indicated, whose members use inflammatory anti-Arab and anti-LGBTQ rhetoric.

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