Deputy Interior Min. in Corruption InvestigationThirty senior figures, including two from Yisrael Beytenu, investigated as part of massive police crack down on high level corruption.
Israel 37th on List of 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 ProtestDemonstration to support Pinto's hyperbolic claims of innocence for his alleged involvement in multiple corruption cases.
Rabbi Pinto Files Petition Against PoliceRabbi at the center of corruption scandal claims officer he attempted to bribe violated the law by 'playing along' with his entreaties.
Attorneys Flee After Pinto Violates Plea BargainLongtime representation in major bribery case requests to withdraw, after Pinto's interview with major media crosses legal lines.
MK Ben-Eliezer Interrogated for a Second TimeFormer presidential hopeful interrogated for second time in 7 days Wednesday, after police find suspicious cash box.
Labor Party Presidential Candidate WithdrawsMK 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.
Turkey Drops 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 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.
6 Killed as Turkish Gov't 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, FacebookAmid pressure over corruption scandal, Turkey's prime minister threatens to take Internet censorship even further.
Erdogan Under Fire for Leaked 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 PintoAttorney General's office decides to issue indictment against Pinto for corruption, bribery and other charges.
Police Say 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 CensorshipTurkish police use tear gas and water cannon to disperse protesters demonstrating against invasive Internet laws.
Erdogan Replaces Half His Cabinet Amid ScandalTurkish Prime Minister replaces half the ministers in his cabinet hours after three ministers resign over a corruption investigation.
Turkey: Ministers Resign Over Corruption ScandalEmbattled government of Turkish PM Erdogan takes another blow as fallout from high-profile corruption scandal continues.
Anti-Corruption Watchdog 'Restoring Idealism'Movement for Quality Government holds annual conference, says next fight against corruption is on 'public awareness.'
Erdogan Threatens to Expel Foreign AmbassadorsIn veiled threat to US ambassador, embattled Turkish Prime Minister reacts to growing corruption scandal by threatening diplomats.
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.
Rabbi Metzger Arrested, Detained for Nine DaysFor the second time this year, former Chief Rabbi Yonah Metzger questioned by police for alleged financial improprieties.
Lieberman Corruption Verdict 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 Protest 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 ResignsThe judge in the retrial of ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak stepped aside just seconds after the opening of the first hearing.
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 at Facebook's Treatment of 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."
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 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 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 IsraelClaiming she was an innocent victim of a vendetta, Suha Arafat revealed that Lea Rabin had invited her to Israel numerous times.
Arab Mayor Accused of BlackmailThe Arab mayor of Qalansuwa, located east of Netanya, has been charged with blackmail, threats, bribery, fraud and breach of trust.
Olmert Throws Aide Under a BusFormer prime minister Ehud Olmert put his double-billing indictment in the 'Rishon Tours Affair' on an aide's shoulders; claimed ignorance.
Mubarak Detained for 15 DaysFormer Egyptian President further detained over corruption charges; his wife is being questioned as well.
Likud: 2 Payments from 1 GroupAn alleged double payment for one of PM Netanyahu's trips actually came from a single organization with two names, Likud sources say.
Anti-Corruption Goes GlobalIsrael joins founding of international group that aims to increase knowledge, cooperation on fighting corruption worldwide.
IDF More Trusted than KnessetThe IDF remains Israel's most trusted public institution, easily surpassing the Knesset and the police.
PA in Turmoil over ScandalThe plot thickens: Abbas suspends chief of staff, suspected in sex scandal. He in turn says he is the victim of an Israeli plot.
Peres: Israel is Not CorruptPresident Peres, speaking at a conference in Eilat, said Ben Gurion told him to “be a moral person” and added, "Israel is not a corrupt country.
Public Corruption on DisplayComing soon to your neighborhood: an exhibition of public corruption. The unusual display may even make its way overseas.
Former Leaders in Jail, CourtFormer Ministers Shlomo Benizri and Avraham Hirschson began their jail sentences Tuesday. Former President Katzav began his trial.
Police Call to Indict OlmertPolice have recommended that former PM Olmert be indicted for appointing political allies.
Case Closed against OlmertMazuz has closed the case against Olmert, who was suspected of bribery in purchasing a Jerusalem home. Three other indictments still await him.
Hirschson Jailed for 5.5 YearsEx-Finance Minister Hirschson was sentenced to five years and five months in prison for theft, deceit, breach of trust and money laundering.
Supreme Court Jails BenizriThe Supreme Court has increased a sentence given to former Minister Benizri (Shas) from 18 months in prison to four years.