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Israel's Netanyahu faces rough indictment period

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Israel's Netanyahu faces rough indictment period

JERUSALEM (AA)

Having failed to establish a coalition government, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a tough road ahead after being formally charged with various crimes.

On Thursday, Israeli Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit indicted Netanyahu on charges including bribery, fraud and breach of trust.

The coalition crisis in Israel has not been resolved despite two snap elections, and now the political uncertainty has deepened with Netanyahu’s indictment.

– How will the process proceed?

Following the attorney general’s decision, Netanyahu needs to apply to the Knesset, the country’s parliament, with a request for immunity.

But even if he does, a decision

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