Hawkish Likud Members Win Top Seats in Party Election

Results could mark Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's weakening position within his own party.

Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz won out Sunday night in a close race against and MK Miri Regev for the top seat in the Likud's secretariat, the main governing body of the party. In his victory, Katz defeated not only Regev but Ministers Gilad Erdan and Gideon Sa'ar who backed her as a candidate.