Israel’s High Court Hears Challenges to a Unity Government Led by Netanyahu

TEL AVIV—Israel’s large court docket on Sunday heard petitions towards Key Minister Benjamin Netanyahu forming…

TEL AVIV—Israel’s large court docket on Sunday heard petitions towards Key Minister Benjamin Netanyahu forming a federal government when under indictment, with a prospective ruling that could lead to yet another election as the region grapples with the coronavirus pandemic.

Mr. Netanyahu and his rival Benny Gantz agreed final month to sort a unity federal government after a few inconclusive elections in a year. Each explained the offer would support fortify the country’s struggle towards the pandemic. But they have confronted pushback from nongovernmental corporations,…