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Former Finance and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, left, attends a meeting of the Likud faction in the Knesset, Israel’s parliament, Monday Nov. 21, 2005. In a bold gamble, Prime Minister Ariel Sharon on Monday asked Israel’s president to dissolve parliament, pushing for a quick March election just hours after deciding to leave his hardline Likud Party and to form a new centrist party. At center is Gideon Saar, parliament member, and at right acting chairman of the Likud Tzahi Hanegbi.(AP Photo/Oded Balilty)