Israel's Labor party fights to stay alive as April polls loom

It hasn't won an election since 1999, and Israeli politics have moved largely to the right since.

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    Israel's opposition Labor party is choosing its candidates to stand in April's parliamentary elections.

    It was once a political force, governing the country for its first three decades.

    But a credible challenger to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has emerged, threatening to undermine the party even more.

    Al Jazeera's Harry Fawcett reports from occupied West Jerusalem.


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