Listen: Benjamin Netanyahu, Gaza And Israel discussed on Casual Times
"World. Israel is facing more political turmoil as its national elections Tuesday remain too close to call with ninety two percent of the vote counted a prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party an ex military chief Benny Gantz is blue and white party appear to be nearly tied with about thirty two seats in the Knesset Netanyahu was seeking a record fifth term as prime minister but his political future is now in question of the election was called after Netanyahu failed to build the coalition government following an election in April it also came as Netanyahu is facing possible indictments over multiple corruption cases but Netanyahu Langhans had run on platforms vowing to take harsh measures targeting Palestinians Netanyahu promised to annex nearly a third of the occupied west bank if he won in violation of international law earlier this year against bragged in a campaign ad he'd bombed Gaza back to the stone ages any vow to quote pounded Gaza again as chief of staff of the Israel Defense Forces guns oversaw Israel's assault on Gaza in two thousand twelve and two thousand fourteen he's currently facing a war crimes lawsuit in a Dutch court file by a judge Palestinian woman who lost six relatives in Israel's two thousand fourteen assault on Gaza on Tuesday night Gans said he had fulfilled his mission by preventing Netanyahu's outright reelection. I need some air I am happy in very excited to be here tonight we will of course await the actual results but as it seems we filled our mission and just as important we filled it our way. one can say that according to the results as they appear to be Netanyahu did not succeed in his mission meanwhile on Tuesday night Israeli prime minister Netanyahu did not claim victory or concede defeat in a in a speech to his supporters. I had a car Israel needs a strong government stable government scientists government a government that is committed to Israel as a national state for the Jewish people it can't be a government that is being supported by parties which are anti Zionist close election could result in the far right former defense minister Viktor Lieberman becoming the king maker as both dance and Lieberman attempt to form a coalition government as both guy and send Netanyahu attempt to form a coalition government"