Spotlight on Malaysia’s king to resolve election stalemate


              Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim speaks to media outside the entrance of the National Palace after an audience with the Malaysia's King in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. Malaysia’s election uncertainty deepened Tuesday after a political bloc refused to support either reformist leader Anwar Ibrahim or rival Malay nationalist Muhyiddin Yassin as prime minister, three days after divisive polls produced no outright winner. (AP Photo/FL Wong)
            
              Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, in vehicle, leave his office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. Malaysia’s election uncertainty deepened Tuesday after a political bloc refused to support either reformist leader Anwar Ibrahim or rival Malay nationalist Muhyiddin Yassin as prime minister, three days after divisive polls produced no outright winner. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
            
              Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, talks on a phone as he leaves his office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. Malaysia’s election uncertainty deepened Tuesday after a political bloc refused to support either reformist leader Anwar Ibrahim or rival Malay nationalist Muhyiddin Yassin as prime minister, three days after divisive polls produced no outright winner. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
            
              Flags fly outside the National Palace in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. Malaysia’s election uncertainty deepened Tuesday after a political bloc refused to support either reformist leader Anwar Ibrahim or rival Malay nationalist Muhyiddin Yassin as prime minister, three days after divisive polls produced no outright winner. (AP Photo/FL Wong)
            
              Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim speaks to media outside the entrance of the National Palace after an audience with the Malaysia's King in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. Malaysia’s election uncertainty deepened Tuesday after a political bloc refused to support either reformist leader Anwar Ibrahim or rival Malay nationalist Muhyiddin Yassin as prime minister, three days after divisive polls produced no outright winner. (AP Photo/FL Wong)
            
              Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim speaks to media outside the entrance of the National Palace after an audience with the Malaysia's King in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. Malaysia’s election uncertainty deepened Tuesday after a political bloc refused to support either reformist leader Anwar Ibrahim or rival Malay nationalist Muhyiddin Yassin as prime minister, three days after divisive polls produced no outright winner. (AP Photo/FL Wong)
            
              Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, in vehicle, leave his office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. Malaysia’s election uncertainty deepened Tuesday after a political bloc refused to support either reformist leader Anwar Ibrahim or rival Malay nationalist Muhyiddin Yassin as prime minister, three days after divisive polls produced no outright winner. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
            
              Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, talks on a phone as he leaves his office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. Malaysia’s election uncertainty deepened Tuesday after a political bloc refused to support either reformist leader Anwar Ibrahim or rival Malay nationalist Muhyiddin Yassin as prime minister, three days after divisive polls produced no outright winner. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
            
              Flags fly outside the National Palace in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. Malaysia’s election uncertainty deepened Tuesday after a political bloc refused to support either reformist leader Anwar Ibrahim or rival Malay nationalist Muhyiddin Yassin as prime minister, three days after divisive polls produced no outright winner. (AP Photo/FL Wong)
            
              Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim speaks to media outside the entrance of the National Palace after an audience with the Malaysia's King in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. Malaysia’s election uncertainty deepened Tuesday after a political bloc refused to support either reformist leader Anwar Ibrahim or rival Malay nationalist Muhyiddin Yassin as prime minister, three days after divisive polls produced no outright winner. (AP Photo/FL Wong)
            
              Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, in vehicle, leave his office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. Malaysia’s election uncertainty deepened Tuesday after a political bloc refused to support either reformist leader Anwar Ibrahim or rival Malay nationalist Muhyiddin Yassin as prime minister, three days after divisive polls produced no outright winner. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
            
              Flags fly outside the National Palace in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. Malaysia’s election uncertainty deepened Tuesday after a political bloc refused to support either reformist leader Anwar Ibrahim or rival Malay nationalist Muhyiddin Yassin as prime minister, three days after divisive polls produced no outright winner. (AP Photo/FL Wong)
            
              Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, talks on a phone as he leaves his office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. Malaysia’s election uncertainty deepened Tuesday after a political bloc refused to support either reformist leader Anwar Ibrahim or rival Malay nationalist Muhyiddin Yassin as prime minister, three days after divisive polls produced no outright winner. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
            
              Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, in vehicle, leave his office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. Malaysia’s election uncertainty deepened Tuesday after a political bloc refused to support either reformist leader Anwar Ibrahim or rival Malay nationalist Muhyiddin Yassin as prime minister, three days after divisive polls produced no outright winner. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
            
              Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, talks on a phone as he leaves his office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. Malaysia’s election uncertainty deepened Tuesday after a political bloc refused to support either reformist leader Anwar Ibrahim or rival Malay nationalist Muhyiddin Yassin as prime minister, three days after divisive polls produced no outright winner. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
            
              Flags fly outside the National Palace in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. Malaysia’s election uncertainty deepened Tuesday after a political bloc refused to support either reformist leader Anwar Ibrahim or rival Malay nationalist Muhyiddin Yassin as prime minister, three days after divisive polls produced no outright winner. (AP Photo/FL Wong)
            
              Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim waves to reporters after a press conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. Anwar's reformist bloc secured 82 seats in the federal Parliament, far short of the 112 needed for a simple majority. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
            
              Pedestrians walks past an election board displaying the national flag in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. Malaysia's longest-ruling coalition said Monday it has not decided which bloc to support after weekend elections left neither with enough seats to form a government on its own, and it would ask the nation's king to give it more time. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
            
              United Malays National Organization President Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, right, talks during a press conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. Malaysia's next government appears to be leaning to the religious right as a coalition of Malay nationalists won support of an influential bloc after tightly fought general elections failed to produce a clear winner. But opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim insists his reformist bloc has secured a simple majority. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
Spotlight on Malaysia’s king to resolve election stalemate