Israel PM Lapid: Will wait for final election results

STORY: "We have no intention to stop," Lapid told his supporters at his centrist There is a Future, or Yesh Atid, party headquarters. "We will continue to fight for Israel to be a Jewish and democratic, liberal and progressive state," Lapid said.

Netanyahu, Israel's longest-serving premier who is on trial over corruption charges that he denies, appeared well placed to return to power as exit polls following Tuesday's election showed his right-wing bloc heading for a narrow majority lifted by a strong showing from his far-right allies.