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Netanyahu, Benjamin

Line breaks: Ben|ja¦min Net¦an|yahu
Pronunciation: /ˌnɛt(ə)nˈjɑːhuː
 
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Definition of Netanyahu, Benjamin in English:

(B.1949), Israeli Likud statesman, Prime Minister 1996-9 and since 2009. Leader of the right-wing Likud coalition 1993-9, he narrowly defeated Shimon Peres in the elections of 1996, but lost to the Labour statesman Ehud Barak in 1999.

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