Israel's inconclusive election result leaves the country's political leaders battling for the top job. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main political rival, former army general Benny Gantz, are both vying to be the country's next leader.
Thousands of Israelis rallied in Tel Aviv to call on embattled Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to step down. The conservative leader faces multiple corruption charges but says he has no plans to give up power.
Netanyahu's main challenger Benny Gantz said that he will be unable to form a government, paving the way for a third Israeli election within a year. Gantz had a deadline of Wednesday midnight to form a coalition.
Legal challenges and an appeals process could mean it is two years before Benjamin Netanyahu faces trial. The corruption charges add to political uncertainty as lawmakers make their fourth attempt at forming government.
In addition to charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust, Israel's prime minister is battling challenges to his leadership from within his Likud party. Is this the end of Benjamin Netanyahu's political career?
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