Netanyahu seeks Likud re-election

Analysts predict win for former Israeli premier in run for party leadership.

    General elections are due in 2010 but Netanyahu
    could challenge Olmert as early as 2008 [AFP]
    Netanyahu's two challengers are Moshe Feiglin, a Jewish nationalist candidate, and Danny Danon, a junior Likud politician.

    Israeli general elections are due in 2010 but, with Olmert's near record low approval ratings, some commentators anticipate a face-off between him and Netanyahu as early as next year.

    Olmert is leader of the centrist Kadima party.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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