Israel 2003

Israel Border Map

Yearbook 2003 Israel. In the January 28 parliamentary elections, Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and his Conservative party Likud stepped forward strongly and received 37 of the 120 seats in the Knesset (Parliament). Sharon had gone to election with a bold message that Israel sooner or later must accept a Palestinian state. Extended government negotiations followed with the other eleven parties that were awarded seats in the Knesset. The Labor Party,…

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