Key Suspects in Israel Lands Authority Corruption Scandal NamedAside from the corruption case involving Yisrael Beytenu members, parallel state fraud investigation makes surprising developments.
Police: ILA Employee 'Did Favors' for Real Estate DeveloperPolice raided the offices of the Israel Lands Administration and arrested a senior employee on charges of influence peddling.
Another $500K Found in Yisrael Beytenu Corruption CaseFind doubles the amount of money involved in Yisrael Beytenu corruption crackdown as party slips in polls.
Rivlin: Apathy and Indifference are Our Greatest DangersUpon receiving the Democracy Index, President Rivlin called on elected officials to rebuild trust with public, while urging public to vote.
Yair Lapid: a Liar, a 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.
Israelis Fed Up with Poverty, Corruption - But Not Israel1/3 of Israelis facing financial difficulties, 42% believe government is corrupt - but overwhelming majority, including Arabs, patriotic.
Lapid: I Would Return to Finance MinistryLapid vows to return housing crisis laws to the agenda if he sits in the next government, says he could work with hareidi parties.
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.
Samaria Regional Head's Arrest Extended in Corruption ScandalSenior state employees continue to sit in jail, as Yisrael Beytenu scandal develops. Samaria's Mesika denies involvement in bribes.
Lapid: We Fought Corruption 'Every Day' in 19th KnessetLapid boasts Yesh Atid is the only party not subject to some scandal in Israeli history, claims 'settlers, hareidim' given precedence.
Liberman: 'Mysterious Forces' Are Always Trying to Hurt UsYisrael Beytenu chairman says his party is being targeted by police before every election, vows his party "will come out strong".
Police Reject Yisrael Beytenu Claims of 'Political Targeting'Danino dismisses claims that corruption investigation of party ministers meant to affect elections, after over year of investigation.
Deputy Interior Minister Under Corruption InvestigationThirty senior figures, including two from Yisrael Beytenu, investigated as part of massive police crack down on high level corruption.
Israel Ranks 37th On List of World's Least Corrupt CountriesCPI measures perceived levels of public sector corruption worldwide. Denmark ranked least corrupt; Somalia and North Korea tied at most.
Supporters of Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto to Protest Outside CourtDemonstration to support Pinto's hyperbolic claims of innocence for his alleged involvement in multiple corruption cases.
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.
Attorneys Flee After Rabbi Pinto Violates Plea BargainLongtime representation in major bribery case requests to withdraw, after Pinto's interview with major media crosses legal lines.
Ben-Eliezer Interrogated for a Second Time over CorruptionFormer presidential hopeful interrogated for second time in 7 days Wednesday, after police find suspicious cash box.
Labor Party Presidential Candidate Withdraws Amid InvestigationMK Binyamin Ben-Eliezer announces he is quitting presidential race, three days ahead of vote and day after corruption investigation.
Hosni Mubarak Sentenced to Three Years in PrisonFormer Egyptian president, as well as two sons, found guilty of embezzlement.
'Olmert's Verdict is a Lesson to Us All'MKs begin to react to the Holyland Affair, condemning the former PM's actions - but praising Israel's fight against corruption.
Turkish Prosecutors Drop Case Against 60 in Corruption ProbeTurkish prosecutors drop a case against 60 people, including the son of a former minister, in a corruption probe.
Bennett: Israel Less Corrupt, More Jewish After Olmert DecisionThe conviction of Ehud Olmert has a silver lining, says Economics Minister Naftali Bennett - it will make Israel more moral and more Jewish.
Six Killed as Turkish Government Accused of Vote-RiggingLocal election candidates battle it out with knives and clubs, as opposition activists say Erdogan rigging the polls.
Erdogan Threatens to Ban YouTube and FacebookAmid pressure over corruption scandal, Turkey's prime minister threatens to take Internet censorship even further.
Erdogan Under Fire for Leaked Phone ConversationsTurkish Prime Minister criticized over recordings of conversations between him and his son, in which they discuss how to hide money.
Extent of Rabbi's Bribes to Police RevealedGag order on Menashe Arbiv corruption case lifted Sunday, reveals extent of bribery from Rabbi Yeshayahu Pinto.
Attorney General to Indict Rabbi Yeshayahu PintoAttorney General's office decides to issue indictment against Pinto for corruption, bribery and other charges.
Police Recommend to Indict Former Chief Rabbi MetzgerInvestigation completed, provides evidence that Rabbi Metzger guilty of corruption by giving favors for millions of shekels.
Protests Rage in Turkey over Internet Censorship, CorruptionTurkish police use tear gas and water cannon to disperse protesters demonstrating against invasive Internet laws.
Erdogan Replaces Half His Cabinet Amid Corruption ScandalTurkish Prime Minister replaces half the ministers in his cabinet hours after three ministers resign over a corruption investigation.
Turkey: Senior Ministers Resign Over Corruption ScandalEmbattled government of Turkish PM Erdogan takes another blow as fallout from high-profile corruption scandal continues.
Anti-Corruption Watchdog 'Fighting To Restore Idealism'Movement for Quality Government holds annual conference, says next fight against corruption is on 'public awareness.'
Turkish PM Erdogan Threatens to Expel Foreign AmbassadorsIn veiled threat to US ambassador, embattled Turkish Prime Minister reacts to growing corruption scandal by threatening diplomats.
Index: 8 Muslim-Majority Nations Among 10 Most CorruptNGO Transparency International's annual index finds Muslim-majority countries are 8 of 10 most corrupt nations, Israel 36th best.
Mubarak to Face New Trial in EgyptEgypt’s former president and his two sons to face a new trial for using state funds to acquire personal property.
Former Chief Rabbi Metzger Arrested, Detained for Nine DaysFor the second time this year, former Chief Rabbi Yonah Metzger questioned by police for alleged financial improprieties.
Long-Awaited Verdict in Lieberman Corruption Trial Due WednesdayAlthough a conviction wouldn't necessarily bar him from politics, the former Foreign Minister has promised to bow out if found guilty.
Beit Shemesh: Demonstration Called Against Mayor AbutbulTensions continue to rise in Beit Shemesh after allegations of corruption in municipal election results; major protest set for Tuesday.
Hadera Mayor Arrested on Bribery, Fraud ChargesHadera Mayor Haim Avitan has been arrested on suspicion of bribery, fraud and money laundering, along with 11 others.
Judge in Mubarak's Retrial Resigns Within SecondsThe judge in the retrial of ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak stepped aside just seconds after the opening of the first hearing.
Report: Israel at Risk for Corruption in Defense SectorFormer chief economist of the Ministry of Defense weighs in on report which ranks Israel alongside Lebanon on risk scale for corruption
AJC Outraged Over Facebook's Treatment of Journalist Abu ToamehAmerican Jewish Committee expressed outrage over Facebook’s treatment of Arab journalist Khaled Abu Toameh.
Feiglin: Justice System is CorruptJewish Leadership faction head says indicting Lieberman just before elections is "great corruption."
Despite Conviction, Olmert Being Considered for Olympic HeadFormer PM Ehud Olmert is being considered to head the Israel Olympic Committee
Review of All Stages after Har Herzl DisasterPolice have ordered that all stages for Memorial Day, Independence Day be rechecked following Har Herzl disaster.
Former Minister Benizri's Sentence ReducedIsrael Prisons Service's Releases Committee takes third off sentence; Benizri will be released in April.
Olmert, Lupolianski Indicted in Holyland ScandalFormer Jerusalem Mayors Olmert and Lupolianski were indicted for taking bribes to illegally push through the Holyland Park project.
NJ Rabbi Sentenced to Five Years for CorruptionNew Jersey rabbi given a five-year prison sentence after admitting to corruption.
Report: Hizbullah Laundered Drug Money in US BanksThe Hizbullah terrorist organization is in trouble for laundering hundreds of millions of dollars in drug trafficking revenues in US banks.
Kuwaiti Emir Dissolves ParliamentEmir Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah paved the way for new elections in Kuwait among ongoing allegations of widespread corruption
Kuwait Corruption Scandal Widens Into Vote Buying ProbeDays after Kuwait's cabinet resigned amid a corruption scandal prosecutors are probing rumors of parliamentary vote buying
Suha: Lea Rabin Invited Me to Israel More Than OnceClaiming she was an innocent victim of a vendetta, Suha Arafat revealed that Lea Rabin had invited her to Israel numerous times.
Mayor of Arab City Charged with BlackmailThe Arab mayor of Qalansuwa, located east of Netanya, has been charged with blackmail, threats, bribery, fraud and breach of trust.
Olmert Tries Ignorance As Defense; Throws Aide Under BusFormer prime minister Ehud Olmert put his double-billing indictment in the 'Rishon Tours Affair' on an aide's shoulders; claimed ignorance.
Mubarak to be Detained for 15 More DaysFormer Egyptian President further detained over corruption charges; his wife is being questioned as well.