'This is the best solution. No one wants a sixth election, but Netanyahu refuses to step aside'

Senior Likud members are considering removing party leader Benjamin Netanyahu if he fails to win a majority in the next election, saying it is the only way to avoid a sixth election in less than four years.

Officials previously said that Netanyahu would be offered almost complete control of the party but would not be part of the government, allowing the Likud to form a center-right coalition government with parties that currently refuse to sit with the former prime minister.

Most recent polls predict a political deadlock in the November vote, leading Likud officials to prepare for Netanyahu's bloc to fail to reach the 61-seat majority needed to form a government.... Read More: i24