Thomson ReutersMarch 1, 2013 05:15
* March 16 seen as Netanyahu's deadline to secure majority
* Obama visit likely to depend on success of coalition talks (Adds quotes)
By Dan Williams
JERUSALEM, March 1 (Reuters) - Deadlocked talks with potential coalition partners have forced Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to seek more time to build a new government and avert a possible snap election, officials said on Friday.