Israel’s Netanyahu to ask for more time to form government: spokesman

FILE PHOTO: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrives to a ceremony on Memorial Day, when Israel commemorates its fallen soldiers, at Mount Herzl in Jerusalem May 8, 2019. Heidi Levine/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will ask Israel’s president for more time to form a new government, a spokesman said on Saturday. In office for a decade, Netanyahu won a record fifth term in an April 9 parliamentary election, largely seen as a de-facto referendum on his leadership as he faces possible indictment […]

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