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Report: Netanyahu and Edelstein discussed moving up Likud primaries

Netanyahu and Edelstein reportedly met for more than an hour and discussed desire to move up the primaries to the beginning of next year.

Report: Netanyahu, Edelstein discussed moving up Likud primaries

Netanyahu pushing for early primaries, Likud MKs say

'We're at the end of the Netanyahu era,' says Likud lawmaker, as party gearing up for challenges to Netanyahu's leadership.

Netanyahu pushing for early primaries, Likud MKs say

Netanyahu fails to convene Likud leadership primaries

Senior Likud members torpedo bid to hold leadership primaries which was last-ditch effort to prevent Bennett-Lapid government.

Netanyahu fails to convene Likud leadership primaries

Likud will not hold primaries for Knesset slate

Likud secretariat approves Netanyahu's proposal to cancel the primaries for the Likud leadership and Knesset slate.

Likud will not hold primaries for Knesset slate

'Sa'ar will have to recalculate route'

MK Nir Barkat calls on Likud members to elect Netanyahu Likud leader despite indictments: 'Prime Minister enjoys presumption of innocence.'

'Sa'ar will have to recalculate route'player

Likud Minister: Netanyahu's victory is not guaranteed

'It's not enough to click 'like' on Facebook or attend conferences,' Science Minister Akunis says. 'You have to go out and vote.'

Likud Minister: Netanyahu's victory is not guaranteed

Polls open for Likud leadership primaries

PM Netanyahu and key rival within Likud party ranks, former education and interior minister Gideon Sa'ar, face off in Likud primaries.

Polls open for Likud leadership primariesplayer

Justice Minister: Netanyahu's victory in the primaries should be unequivocal

'The primaries are stimulating great enthusiasm on the ground. I believe that this will be reflected in the general elections as well.'

MK Amir Ohana: Netanyahu's victory should be unequivocalplayer

MK Gideon Sa'ar: It's a fateful day for the Likud

'I call on Likud members - go out to vote despite the inclement weather,' Sa'ar says. 'Together, we can bring about change.'

MK Gideon Sa'ar: It's a fateful day for the Likudplayer

Gideon Sa'ar calls on PM Netanyahu to hold a debate

Likud's MK Sa'ar promises to accommodate PM's schedule, urges debate 'like they do in the US' ahead of party primaries.

Gideon Sa'ar calls on PM Netanyahu to hold a debate

Likud Central Committee approves date of primaries

In two weeks, Gideon Sa'ar will try to oust Prime Minister Netanyahu, who was elected Likud chairman in 2005.

Likud Central Committee approves date of primaries

Report: Netanyahu preparing for snap primary

PM wants to establish his position as Likud Movement Chairman ahead of 21-day period before Knesset dissolution and new elections.

Report: Netanyahu preparing for snap primary

Final Likud list: Sa'ar in third place, Erdan in fourth

Votes in Likud primaries recounted following claims of irregularities. Edelstein, Yisrael Katz and Miri Regev at the top of the list.

Final Likud list: Sa'ar in third place, Erdan in fourth

Will the Likud ballots be recounted?

Chairman of Central Elections Committee orders examination into whether there were irregularities in the Likud primaries.

Will the Likud ballots be recounted?

'Abbas wished Benny Gantz success in the elections'

PM Netanyahu responds to Likud primary results, takes aim at rival Gantz. "I am pleased. The trouble is that Abbas is also pleased."

'Abbas wished Benny Gantz success in the elections'player

Edelstein takes first place, Sa'ar fourth

Sharren Haskel, Yehuda Glick, Ayoob Kara, Oren Hazan likely won't make it into next Knesset.

Edelstein takes first place, Sa'ar fourth

Deputy FM calls Gantz 'Lapid in uniform'

MK Tzipi Hotovely, who advanced on Likud list: 'Our movement's impressed by action, not gimmicks. Hazan was a gimmick.'

Deputy FM calls Gantz 'Lapid in uniform'

Official: Netanyahu continues as Likud chairman

Likud's election committee confirms cancellation of the primaries for the leadership of the party.

It's official: Netanyahu will continue as Likud chairman

Netanyahu may hold primaries unopposed

Even with no contender, Netanyahu aides request to hold primaries. Committee to decide outcome on Monday.

Netanyahu stays unopposed - Likud may hold primaries anyway

Netanyahu wins bid to move up Likud primaries

Likud Central Committee approves PM's proposal to hold leadership vote in February. As well: Haim Katz chosen Central Committee chair.

Netanyahu wins bid to move up Likud primaries

Netanyahu working to move up Likud primaries

Prime Minister reportedly planning to hold primaries in February, possibly to prevent former minister Sa'ar from challenging him.

Netanyahu working to move up Likud primaries

Rebellion? Likud Bill to Block Bibi

Senior Likud sources seek bill to limit prime minister's term, aside from proposals to limit Likud chairman's powers in party primaries.

Rebellion? Likud Bill to Block Bibi

Likud Recount Gives Hotovely 20th Spot

Long drawn out contest for realistic spot on list ends in Hotovely's favor, placing her a mere 101 votes ahead of Dichter.

It's Final: Likud Recount Gives Hotovely the 20th Spot

Likud Recount Resumes as Dichter's Appeal Accepted

Supreme Court accepts Avi Dichter's appeal, orders Likud to resume recount of primaries.

Likud Recount Resumes as Dichter's Appeal Accepted

Likud Recount: Dichter Appeals to Supreme Court

The duel between MK Tzipi Hotovely and Avi Dichter over the 20th spot in Likud's list is not over.

Likud Recount: Dichter Appeals to Supreme Court

Hotovely: I Am in the #20 Spot

Tzipi Hotovely criticizes the decision to recount the votes in the Likud primaries, says it will unnecessarily hurt the party.

Hotovely: I Am in the #20 Spot

Likud Court Orders Recount of Primaries

Likud's internal court accepts petition of Avi Dichter and orders that ballots be recounted.

Likud Court Orders Recount of Primaries

Saga Around Hotovely and Dichter Continues

Likud court suggests that Netanyahu cancel the reserved #11 spot on the list, threatens to consider ordering a recount of all the ballots.

Saga Around Hotovely and Dichter Continues

Tzipi Hotovely Appointed to #20 Likud Spot

It's official: after weeks of controversy, Avi Dichter replaced by Hotovely for #20, bumping her up to a realistic place on the list.

Tzipi Hotovely Appointed to #20 Likud Spot

Report: Hotovely Beat Dichter After All

A recount of several ballots has reportedly found that Tzipi Hotovely narrowly beat Avi Dichter for the 20th spot on the Likud list.

Report: Hotovely Beat Dichter for Likud's 20th Spot After All

Dichter Also Appeals Likud Primary Results

Days after Hotovely filed an official appeal with election commission, her main obstacle to a realistic spot, Dichter, does so as well.

Dichter Also Appeals Likud Primary Results

Hotovely Appeals Likud Primaries Results

Tzipi Hotovely, who was just 55 votes short of being placed in a realistic spot on the Likud’s Knesset list, appeals results.

Hotovely Appeals Likud Primaries Results

Bibi Asks Public to Select MKs for List

In an unconventional move, the Prime Minister uses social media to ask for names that can fill Likud's reserved spots.

Bibi Asks Public to Select MKs for List

Hotovely: Having a Baby Took a Political Toll

The MK, who did not do well in the primaries, says that her Likud activism was curtailed during her maternity leave.

Hotovely: Having a Baby Took a Political Toll

Single Poll Station May Put Hotovely in Knesset

Sources close to the MK say that a poll station at Neria in Samaria gives her 82 votes and places her in 20th spot in Likud list.

Single Poll Station May Put Hotovely in Knesset Again

Hotovely Out of Realistic Spot by 55 Votes

Final recount of Likud primaries finds Deputy Minister will not be in a realistic spot after all.

Hotovely Out of Realistic Spot by 55 Votes

Recount Spells Hope for Hotovely

Only a few hundred primary election votes separate the MK – currently placed in 26th spot – from 20th spot in Likud's list.

Recount Spells Hope for Hotovely

Hotovely on Primaries Loss: This Isn't the End

MK Tzipi Hotovely, who failed to secure a realistic spot on the Likud’s election list, says she plans to continue her public mission.

Hotovely on Primaries Loss: This Isn't the End

Likud's New Knesset List Starts to Emerge

After 40% of the votes counted, Yuli Edelstein and Gilad Erdan likely to take second and third spots after Netanyahu. Miri Regev in fifth.

Likud's New Knesset List Starts to Emerge

Initial Results: Feiglin Won't Make Next Knesset

Polls show Moshe Feiglin may fall to an 'unrealistic' position on the Likud list; vows to 'continue no matter what.'

Initial Results Show Feiglin Won't Make Next Knesset