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Sharon Seeks Coalition, Beats No-Confidence Bid

Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon survives a no-confidence vote Monday, the same day he sought to form a unity government with opposition leader Shimon Peres. Sharon's coalition government barely survived the no-confidence attempt, which fell just six votes short in the Israeli parliament. Hear NPR's Peter Kenyon.

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Peter Kenyon is NPR's international correspondent based in Istanbul, Turkey.