Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's court corruption battle resumes amid crucial coalition talks

Israel’s legal and political dramas converged Monday, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in court for his corruption trial as the president launched talks to help form a government. Netanyahu, ordered to appear for opening arguments in his trial, sat in the Jerusalem District wearing a black mask as the prosecution accused him misusing his office to advance his political interests. Netanyahu denies wrongdoing in the case where he has been charged with accepting improper gifts and seeking to trade regulatory favours with media moguls in exchange for positive coverage. Lead prosecutor Liat B…

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