Netanyahu: media corruption case is dead in the water

After police questioning, PM is certain that the investigation regarding a tit-for-tat between himself and a media mogul "has collapsed."Guy Cohen, 8/17/2018, 4:19 PM

'In the end, the truth will prevail'

PM confident that police recommendation to indict him on corruption charges will lead nowhere. 'The truth will win the day.'Nitsan Keidar, 2/15/2018, 9:09 PM

Netanyahu: I'm not stepping down

Prime Minister rejects police recommendation to indict him on corruption charges, vows that government will serve its full term.David Rosenberg, 2/13/2018, 9:55 PM

Netanyahu to be questioned sixth time

PM to be questioned on Sunday for sixth time in recent months over corruption allegations.AFP, 11/19/2017, 9:41 AM

Police slam Netanyahu's criticism as 'baseless'

Police respond after Prime Minister accuses police of leaking information to the media in connection with investigations against him.AFP, 10/15/2017, 12:07 PM

Former Mayor of Or Yehuda sentenced to two years in prison

David Yosef was convicted two weeks ago on 11 charges of sexual harassment and 5 counts of corruptionShlomo Piotrokovsky, 12/18/2016, 10:21 AM

Arab party officials arrested on corruption charges

Senior officials of Arab 'Balad' party suspected of criminal misuse of funds intended for party operations.Shai Landesman, 9/18/2016, 8:20 AM

Mayor of Netanya to remain in custody

The Lod District Court partially accepted Mayor of Netanya Miriam Feirberg's appeal against her imprisonment; she will remain until Sunday.Reut Hadar, 9/8/2016, 6:42 PM

Report: Deri's brother also under investigation

Corruption investigation against Interior Minister Aryeh Deri expanded, his brother now also under suspicion.David Rosenberg, 4/13/2016, 9:44 PM

Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto Sentenced to 1 Year in Prison

Rabbi at center of multiple corruption scandals fined, sentenced; judge rejects arguments for leniency over plea deal, medical condition.Tova Dvorin, 5/12/2015, 10:13 AM

Exposé: Chief Rabbi Metzger Encouraged Crony to Lie Over Funds

Leaked recordings reveal that Metzger told an associate to play dumb, fake 'donations to the poor' to cover up corruption scandal.Tova Dvorin, 4/17/2015, 11:04 AM

Pro-Sanctions Senator Menendez Indicted on Corruption Charges

Democratic Senator Robert Menendez indicted for allegedly using his Senate office to push the business interests of a friend.Elad Benari, 4/2/2015, 12:13 AM

Mayor of Afula Arrested in Yisrael Beytenu Corruption Case

Yitzhak Meron, the mayor of Afula, is accused of appointing his deputy mayor in exchange for NIS 4 million from Yisrael Beytenu.Cynthia Blank, 1/12/2015, 6:51 PM

Liberman: Corruption Scandal Purposely Timed for Elections

'The investigation was coordinated with the elections,' Liberman asserts, demanding 'satisfactory explanation' from state prosecutor.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 12/28/2014, 12:40 PM

Chief Rabbis Slam Lack of Jewish Values Amid Corruption Scandal

Hundreds attend annual Halakhic conference in Jerusalem; 'Jewish law requires special conduct in all aspects of public life.'Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, Cynthia Blank, 12/25/2014, 11:47 AM

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak Acquitted

Mubarak, 86, cleared of corruption and murder charges over 'Arab Spring' deaths; protests erupt in Cairo over verdict.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/29/2014, 5:54 PM

Supporters of Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto to Protest Outside Court

Demonstration to support Pinto's hyperbolic claims of innocence for his alleged involvement in multiple corruption cases.Meir Sela and Tova Dvorin, 11/23/2014, 2:59 PM

Rabbi Pinto 'Taking Revenge' on Policeman in Bribery Scandal?

Rabbi at the center of corruption scandal claims officer he attempted to bribe violated the law by 'playing along' with his entreaties.Tova Dvorin, 10/19/2014, 3:30 PM

Menashe Arbiv Submits to Questioning in Pinto Corruption Case

Former Lahav 433 Commander still not charged in alleged role - and may have information invalidating Pinto's plea deal.Tova Dvorin, 10/12/2014, 4:50 PM

Attorneys Flee After Rabbi Pinto Violates Plea Bargain

Longtime representation in major bribery case requests to withdraw, after Pinto's interview with major media crosses legal lines.Tova Dvorin, 10/7/2014, 11:11 AM

Rabbi Pinto is the 'Most Persecuted in this Generation'

Controversial Rabbi returns to Israel to testify in corruption case, claims he is the victim of injustice.Tova Dvorin, 5/30/2014, 9:10 AM

Attorney General to Indict Rabbi Yeshayahu Pinto

Attorney General's office decides to issue indictment against Pinto for corruption, bribery and other charges.Tova Dvorin, 2/12/2014, 10:00 PM

US Involvement in Rabbi Pinto Corruption Case Revealed

FBI investigation into Congressman led to corruption allegations against top Israeli officers.Maayana Miskin, 1/16/2014, 12:35 PM

Call to Put Influential Rabbi on Trial

Minister calls to put Rabbi Pinto on trial. Rabbi allegedly tried to bribe top officers. FBI investigating separate charges.Maayana Miskin, 1/16/2014, 11:44 AM

Atty-General to Seek Controversial Mayor’s Ouster

Attorney-General Weinstein wants controversial mayor accused of bribery out of office despite renewed mandate.Maayana Miskin, 1/12/2014, 12:56 PM

Rabbi Metzger Sent to House Arrest

Former chief rabbi, Rabbi Yonah Metzger, freed from jail but will spend 15 days under house arrest.Gil Ronen, 11/26/2013, 1:47 PM

Former Chief Rabbi 'Suffering’ in Custody

Friends say Rabbi Metzger is clearly suffering due to his latest arrest. ‘He’s innocent.’Maayana Miskin, 11/19/2013, 4:51 PM

‘Police Used Rabbi Metzger to Make Up for Barnoar’

Supporters of Rabbi Metzger accuse police of ‘atrocious’ slander, say rabbi’s innocence will come to light.Maayana Miskin, 6/21/2013, 11:30 AM

Holyland Witness Revealed as Shmuel Dachner

Court reveals that deceased state witness in Holyland scandal was businessman Shmuel Dachner. Maayana Miskin, 3/5/2013, 11:39 AM

Nationalists: Olmert Sentence 'Ridiculous', Court 'Toothless'

MK Eldad (NU): turpitude will forever stick to Olmert. MK Shai (Kadima): Leave Olmert alone.Gil Ronen, 9/24/2012, 2:47 PM

Olmert Charges Dropped, ‘Too Little, Too Late’

More charges against former PM Olmert are dropped. Advisor: the damage was already done.Maayana Miskin, 8/21/2012, 8:35 PM

Olmert Acquittals Put Scare in Holyland Bribe Charges

Government prosecutors are running scared after the court acquitted Olmert on two severe indictments. The Holyland charges may be dropped.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/11/2012, 11:32 AM

Olmert Guilty on One of Three Indictments

The Jerusalem District Court found Olmert guilty on charges of breach of trust but acquitted him on double-billing and receiving cash.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/10/2012, 9:27 AM

D-Day for Ehud Olmert: Guilty or Innocent?

Olmert’s battle against corruption charges ends on Tuesday, when he may become the first-ever Prime Minister convicted of criminal charges.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/10/2012, 7:11 AM

Mubarak's Sons Charged with Insider Trading

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's two sons believed to have made millions of pounds in illicit gains from the sale of a bank.Elad Benari, 5/31/2012, 1:14 AM