At an event marking his election win, PM Netanyahu said he won't be deterred by the media's "explicit threats" and promised to lead all of Israel.
Stand for Israel Blog - Elections
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As Israel's election results have been finalized, the Jewish state's 21st parliament will include 9 major generals, 29 women, and 49 first-time members.
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The American president congratulates PM Netanyahu on his electoral victory, adding, "I think we'll see some pretty good actions in terms of peace."