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Israel’s High Court to Hear Petitions Against Netanyahu Rule

 Benjamin Netanyahu

 Benjamin Netanyahu

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Jerusalem (AP) -- With the fate of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the line, Israel’s Supreme Court began discussions Sunday on the question of whether the embattled leader can form a new government while facing criminal indictments.

The court’s decision, expected later this week, is shaping up as a watershed moment in Israeli history.