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Report: Police won't recommend indicting Herzog

Estimation is police don't have enough evidence against Opposition head under investigation for breaking funding laws.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/24/2016, 8:41 PM

Herzog 'perfectly calm' despite corruption probe

Opposition leader insists he is innocent, says he will cooperate with investigation into alleged corruption.Ari Soffer, 4/12/2016, 7:03 PM

Former defense minister denies bribery charges

Binyamin Ben-Eliezer's attorneys claim money he received from Israeli businessman was just a 'loan'; faces a raft of corruption charges.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/10/2016, 11:37 AM

Criminal investigation launched against Deri

AG orders that preliminary corruption investigation give way to full-fledged criminal investigation against Shas head - it isn't his first.Ido Ben-Porat, 3/31/2016, 9:05 PM

Herzog threatens his own party for investigation

Labor head claims corruption investigation is being used as part of an 'election campaign,' threatens: 'I'm no sucker, I know how to kick.'Hezki Baruch, 3/31/2016, 7:22 PM

'Politicians have crossed a red line'

Herzog's chief of staff indicates police investigation against the party chair is an inside job by Labor members.Hezki Baruch, 3/31/2016, 3:51 PM

'Surprised' Deri: Hurry the investigation

In first response to corruption investigation against him, Shas head offers to cooperate and asks police to 'hit the gas and do it quicker.'Yoni Kempinski, 3/30/2016, 11:06 AM

Deri's wife on scandal: 'We overcame Haman'

Ahead of conference in which Shas head is to speak about investigation against him, his wife is optimistic: 'We overcame Pharaoh, Haman.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2016, 9:58 AM

'Deri is a corrupt man'

Labor MK says Deri never should have returned to serve as minister, petitions Supreme Court to end 'discrimination' favoring MKs.Hezki Baruch, 3/30/2016, 9:00 AM

Another senior politician also investigated

After Deri was named, report indicates second senior politician is being investigated for corruption since last elections.Ari Yashar, 3/30/2016, 8:28 AM

Shas MK allegedly bribed by corrupt businessman

New corruption scandal rocks Shas party as disgraced business leader claims former MK sold him favors, pushed laws on his behalf.David Rosenberg, 3/7/2016, 6:15 PM

Erdogan's son suspected of money laundering

Italian prosecutors name Bilal Erdogan as suspect in probe linked to major Turkish corruption scandal.Ari Soffer, 2/18/2016, 2:00 PM

Ehud Olmert begins first day in prison tomorrow

Disgraced former Israeli prime minister to start 19-month sentence for corruption, though in relative luxury. Sentence could be lengthened.Steve Weizman, 2/14/2016, 3:18 PM

Iraqi lawmaker says 'whole government is corrupt'

MP under fire saying on TV he took bribes to close corruption cases, politicians 'destroy Iraq,' and if he revealed all 'they'd kill me.'Ari Yashar, 2/5/2016, 12:20 PM

Israel 32nd least corrupt country in the world

Transparency International ranks Israel 32nd in the world for least amount of corruption, five higher than previous year.Raphael Poch, 1/27/2016, 3:01 PM

Supreme Court hears appeal by ex-PM Olmert

Olmert pleads with judges to cancel 8-month sentence, asserting the ordeal has felt like 'tennis balls' being fired at him for years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/19/2016, 9:02 PM

Olmert strikes deal to avoid second jail term

Ehud Olmert to serve six months in jail for attempting to bribe long-time aide concurrently with 18-month sentence for corruption.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/18/2016, 7:58 PM

Poll: 72% of Israelis feel state is corrupt

Overwhelming majority thinks elected officials and judges are corrupt or biased, 92% say you need connections to get things done.Ari Yashar, 1/8/2016, 11:09 AM

AG: Deri's appointment legal, but not appropriate

Weinstein delivers opinion on Shas head returning to Interior Minister post, 22 years after he abused the position and was jailed.Ido Ben-Porat, 1/7/2016, 8:54 PM

Ashkelon mayor accused of bribing rape victim

Two women have come forward against Itamar Shimoni, who is charged with money laundering and fraud in a separate case.Cynthia Blank, 1/5/2016, 5:16 PM

Ben-Eliezer to ask to postpone trial due to health

Lawyers for former MK Binyamin Ben-Eliezer planning to ask that the start of his trial be postponed due to his dialysis treatments.Elad Benari, 1/4/2016, 5:12 AM

Watch: Olmert responds to sentence; 'I'm innocent'

Speaking outside the Supreme Court following his partially-successful appeal, former PM says he accepts 18-month sentence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2015, 12:12 PM

Rabbi cries 'racism' over corruption hearing

Rabbi Pinto, who has been embroiled in a years-long corruption scandal, accuses State of forcing him to return - because he's Sephardic.Haim Lev, 10/30/2015, 9:38 AM

Former MK Ben-Eliezer to be tried for corruption

Attorney General announced he will place former MK on trial on a host of charges, including bribery and tax evasion.Elad Benari, 10/28/2015, 6:45 AM

New Top Cop Denies Media Corruption 'Fairy Tales'

New police commissioner denies reports of a 2-year-long FBI investigation against him for corruption.Matt Wanderman, 8/29/2015, 8:18 PM

Palestinians Detail Their Corruption, Blame Israel

Palestinian Arab policy adviser reveals corruption deeply ingrained since before PA was even established, but blames 'occupation' for it.Ari Yashar, 8/21/2015, 8:55 AM

Document Leak Shows Rampant Palestinian Corruption

Leaked documents show PA officials demanding large sums of public money for personal use.Matt Wanderman, 8/12/2015, 4:05 PM

Breakthrough in Lahav 433 Corruption Case

Son of former chief of police's Lahav 433 submits to questioning over bribery from Rabbi Pinto after months of stalled investigation.Tova Dvorin, 6/25/2015, 10:23 PM

Jewish Home MK Takes Aim at Corruption

Bezalel Smotrich promoting bill requiring judges and civil servants to declare assets, in a bid to curb rampant corruption in Israel.Cynthia Blank, 6/22/2015, 10:11 PM

AG: Healthy or Not, We're Going After Ben-Eliezer

Former MK and government minister Binyamin Ben-Eliezer is likely to be indicted for fraud, bribery, and money-laundering.Moshe Cohen, 6/3/2015, 8:16 PM

Rabbi 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

Ex-Tel Aviv Chief Prosecutor Ruth David Arrested

Two judges reported involved in scandal, and a business mogul is under house arrest, as the Ronel Fisher case grows to huge proportions.Gil Ronen, 5/6/2015, 5:36 PM

UN Praises Israel for its Fight Against Corruption

Rare UN praise for Jewish state over its efforts against public corruption, as report lauds trials of public figures.Ari Yashar, 4/28/2015, 4:55 PM

PA Court Dismisses Case Against Abbas Arch-Rival

Palestinian court dismisses corruption case against exiled Gaza strongman Mohammad Dahlan.Ben Ariel, 4/20/2015, 5:16 AM

Exposé: Chief Rabbi Metzger Told Crony to Lie

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

Rabbi Pinto Blames Corruption Scandal on 'Satan'

Trial and conviction both expiates his sins and proves the lack of any of them, according to rabbi at the center of corruption scandal.Tova Dvorin, 4/17/2015, 9:37 AM

Shuvu Yisrael Defends Rabbi Pinto After Conviction

Sect decries Tel Aviv District court's doling out the conviction since Pinto is suffering from 'a variety of health conditions.'Tova Dvorin, 4/14/2015, 12:57 PM

Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto Convicted

Shuvu Yisrael sect leader in the center of corruption scandal confesses as part of plea bargain.Tova Dvorin, 4/14/2015, 10:10 AM

Yishai: Yachad Could Make or Break Next Government

Yachad ballots being hidden at polls, Yishai reveals in special interview - and calls on voters to be vigilant for the sake of the Right.Uzi Baruch, 3/17/2015, 12:06 PM

Details Emerge in Yona Metzger Corruption Scandal

Millions allegedly pocketed through various schemes with organizations, rabbinical councils; A-G opens case to criminal trial.Ido Ben-Porat and Tova Dvorin, 2/10/2015, 2:32 PM

Voters Unmoved by Sara Netanyahu Scandal

New survey finds Israelis want corruption-free leaders, but unlikely to change their votes because of the Sara Netanyahu scandal.Cynthia Blank, 2/8/2015, 12:00 PM

Prosecution Recommends Trial for Ben-Eliezer

Prosecutors recommended putting former MK Binyamin Ben-Eliezer on trial for of bribery, Channel Two reported.Moshe Cohen, 2/6/2015, 12:16 AM

Media Adviser for Kulanu Implicated in Corruption

PR firm owner Ronen Moshe arrested over alleged involvement in the Yisrael Beytenu corruption case; lawyer insists his innocence.Tova Dvorin, 1/26/2015, 5:01 PM

Ahmadinejad's VP Sentenced to 5 Years

Mohammad Reza Rahimi, Iran's first vice president under Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, sentenced to five years in prison and fined over corruption.Ben Ariel, 1/22/2015, 4:46 AM

Key Suspects in Lands Authority Scandal Named

Aside from the corruption case involving Yisrael Beytenu members, parallel state fraud investigation makes surprising developments.Orli Harari, Ari Yashar, 1/17/2015, 6:40 PM

Police: ILA Employee 'Did Favors' for Developer

Police raided the offices of the Israel Lands Administration and arrested a senior employee on charges of influence peddling.Yaakov Levi, 1/15/2015, 9:40 AM

More Money Found in Kirshenbaum Corruption Case

Find doubles the amount of money involved in Yisrael Beytenu corruption crackdown as party slips in polls.Tova Dvorin, 1/9/2015, 1:33 PM

'Apathy and Indifference Our Greatest Dangers'

Upon receiving the Democracy Index, President Rivlin called on elected officials to rebuild trust with public, while urging public to vote.Cynthia Blank, 1/4/2015, 2:56 PM

Lapid: a Liar, Hypocrite, or Simply Irresponsible?

Meretz Chairwoman Zehava Gal-On goes on the warpath against Yesh Atid chairman Yair Lapid, accusing him of lying and irresponsibility.Ido Ben Porat, 1/4/2015, 12:28 PM

Israelis Fed Up with Poverty, Corruption

1/3 of Israelis facing financial difficulties, 42% believe government is corrupt - but overwhelming majority, including Arabs, patriotic.Shlomo Pitrikovsky and Tova Dvorin, 1/4/2015, 11:03 AM

Lapid: I Would Return to Finance Ministry

Lapid vows to return housing crisis laws to the agenda if he sits in the next government, says he could work with hareidi parties.Tova Dvorin, 1/4/2015, 8:14 AM

Lapid Slams Other Parties Over 'Corruption'

"We’ve had it with those who are corrupt and we are fed up with them stealing our country," says Yesh Atid chairman at party gathering.Elad Benari, 1/2/2015, 3:16 AM

Corruption Scandal: Samaria Head's Arrest Extended

Senior state employees continue to sit in jail, as Yisrael Beytenu scandal develops. Samaria's Mesika denies involvement in bribes.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 12/30/2014, 3:38 PM

Lapid: Corruption 'Every Day' in 19th Knesset

Lapid boasts Yesh Atid is the only party not subject to some scandal in Israeli history, claims 'settlers, hareidim' given precedence.Tova Dvorin, 12/30/2014, 12:50 PM

Liberman: 'Mysterious Forces' Trying to Hurt Us

Yisrael Beytenu chairman says his party is being targeted by police before every election, vows his party "will come out strong".Elad Benari, Canada, 12/26/2014, 8:21 PM

Police Reject Yisrael Beytenu 'Targeting' Claims

Danino dismisses claims that corruption investigation of party ministers meant to affect elections, after over year of investigation.Oranit Etzer, Ari Yashar, 12/24/2014, 1:22 PM

Deputy Interior Min. in Corruption Investigation

Thirty senior figures, including two from Yisrael Beytenu, investigated as part of massive police crack down on high level corruption.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 12/24/2014, 9:17 AM