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Likud, Hebrew: הליכוד - HaLikud, meaning The Consolidation, (official name: HaLikud-National Liberal Movement), commonly called Likud, is an Israeli political party.

Its ideology is right-wing conservative liberal, nationalist, and Zionist.

Political leader is Benjamin Netanyahu (also Prime Minister since 2009).

Likud was founded in 1973 as a a result of an alliance (and later on a merger in 1988) of six liberal and nationalist parties, like Gahal, Herut and the Liberal Party.

Founders were Menachem Begin and Yitzhak Shamir.

Number of seats in the 23rd Knesset: 36 (+4).

Participating in the Fifth Netanyahu Government.

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