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Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu fails to form govt; informs President

R Sinduja

News Editor

Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel's PM, has announced that he has informed President Reuven Rivlin that he has been unable to form a new govt following Sep elections. He posted on his official FB page 'A short time ago I informed the president that I was handing back my mandate to try to form a government'. Now, Gantz, the head of opposition will have 28 days to attempt to forge a coalition or risk another election being called.