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Israel's Netanyahu poised to win reelection

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu secured a clear path to reelection on Wednesday, with religious-rightist parties set to hand him a parliamentary majority despite a close contest against his main centrist challenger, a vote tally showed.

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Palestinian parliament resigns

Daniel Estrin reports on the resignation of the Palestinian parliament. Members of the ruling Fatah party hope the move will give them more credibility ahead of scheduled legislative and presidential elections in September.

Conflict & Justice

West Bank 'Day of Rage'

The World's Matthew Bell reports on today's cancelled "Day of Rage" in the West Bank. The protests were called off over concern that popular anger could instead turn against Palestinian officials themselves.

Worsening conditions in Gaza

The World's Quil Lawrence reports on how Gaza has fared since Israel withdrew from the territory in 2005 and since the militant group Hamas took over in Gaza last June.

Suicide bombing in Israel

The World's Quil Lawrence reports that a suicide bomber attacked a shopping mall in southern Israel today and an Israeli woman was killed by the blast, and police shot and killed a second would-be bomber

View from Gaza

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Rushdi Abualouf about the current mood in Gaza City after the weekend of violence between Palestinian militants in Gaza and Israeli forces.

Shooting at Jerusalem seminary

The World's Quil Lawrence has the latest on today's shooting in Jerusalem, where two gunmen infiltrated a rabbinical seminary and opened fire, killing several at least six students there.