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  3/27/2014, Adar Bet 25, 5774

Senior Official to House Arrest in Harpaz Affair


A senior Defense Ministry official was questioned, Wednesday, regarding the Harpaz affair, a series of intrigues surrounding former chief of staff Gabi Ashkenazi of the Israel Defense Forces, which first focused on the selection of his successor and eventually dealt with his relationship with then defense minister Ehud Barak.

The official was released to three days of house arrest.