ALERT: Netanyahu Wins; Returns to Power


( – BREAKING NOW: In one of the most stunning and historical returns to power after being ousted in disgrace, former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will soon regain his title and lead the Israeli government even as he continues to battle charges of corruption.

Just moments ago, current Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid conceded defeat to Netanyahu.

As Fox News is reporting in “Israeli PM Lapid concedes election to Netanyahu“:

Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid has conceded the election, recognizing former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as his successor, Lapid’s office confirmed to Fox News.

According to a statement from his office, Lapid has already called Netanyahu to congratulate him. Lapid told Netanyahu that he instructed his office to make arrangements for the transition of power.

“‘The state of Israel comes before any political consideration,’ Lapid said. ‘I wish Netanyahu success, for the sake of the people of Israel and the State of Israel.'” [emphasis added]

Still, Netanyahu’s troubles are far from over, as The Hill notes in its account:

“Netanyahu’s return to power is mired in controversy, occurring while he is still standing trial in three corruption cases in which he faces up to 10 years in prison. His victory also required him to build on an alliance with far-right parties criticized for their treatment of Israel’s Arab minority population, and further inflaming tensions with the Palestinians.” [emphasis added]


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