The Blue and White alliance conceded the race on Wednesday, as Mr. Netanyahu’s Likud party was in a better position to form a governing coalition.
In re-electing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Israelis endorsed a politician who offered himself as the embodiment of stability and military and economic security.
For Palestinians, it doesn’t matter who wins the election there next week.
Here are some commercials riling up voters on social media. They are in Hebrew and Arabic, but need no translation.
Istanbul, the president’s hometown and stronghold, seemed poised to slip through his fingers in municipal elections that signaled a political earthquake.
Voters crowded into polling stations in a presidential race in which a leading candidate was a 41-year-old who plays a president on television.
Riding a wave of popular discontent over widespread corruption, she vowed to return a sense of decency to the country’s often toxic political climate.