Thousands of Israelis demonstrated on Sunday in Tel Aviv against prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Iran PressMiddle East: Netanyahu is under criminal indictment in three corruption cases.

He is also negotiating a power-sharing deal with his rival Benny Gantz to form a coalition government that would end a year of political deadlock after three inconclusive elections.

Protesters called on Gantz’s Blue and White party not to join in a coalition led by a premier charged with corruption, according to Reuters.

Earlier, the trial of Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges had been postponed to May 24 amid fears of the novel coronavirus.

Netanyahu's trial was set to begin on March 17.

Netanyahu is facing corruption charges in three cases that include bribery, breach of trust and fraud.


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