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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (left) and Kadima party leader Shaul Mofaz shake hands before holding a joint press conference in Jerusalem on Tuesday, May 8, 2012, to announce Israel's new coalition government. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (left) and Kadima party leader Shaul Mofaz shake hands before holding a joint press conference in Jerusalem on Tuesday, May 8, 2012, to announce Israel's new coalition government. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

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