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Netanyahu trial to begin March 17

Netanyahu trial to begin March 17

Corruption trial against PM Netanyahu set for 2 weeks following elections.Gary Willig, 18/02/2020 15:50
Trump was legally obligated to ask Ukraine about Biden

Trump was legally obligated to ask Ukraine about Biden

Had Trump not investigated the Biden financial involvement in Ukraine, he would have been remiss in performing his obligations to the American people. Mark Langfan, 10/12/2019 19:59
'Something rotten in how judiciary handled PM's investigations'

'Something rotten in how judiciary handled PM's investigations'

Zionist watchdog Im Tirtuz calls for disciplinary actions against State Prosecutor Shai Nitzan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/12/2019 11:07
Really, just a shame how some Israelis consume the best of our own

Really, just a shame how some Israelis consume the best of our own

The indictments, clearly anticipated, are the result of cynical politicians, despicable prosecutors who do not have the basic professionalism to reschedule a family vacation at a moment of historical import, and a holier-than-thou justice system.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 22/11/2019 10:00
Mayors of two Israeli towns arrested in bribery investigation

Mayors of two Israeli towns arrested in bribery investigation

10 suspects arrested, 9 more detained in connection with probes into bribery, money laundering, and other corruption allegations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/11/2019 09:20
Shaked: 'Suspects' rights are trampled by justice system'

Shaked: 'Suspects' rights are trampled by justice system'

Ayelet Shaked, former Justice Min., criticizes justice system for not requiring court order to confiscate phones.Hezki Baruch, 28/10/2019 12:32
Millions of shekels for 'security for schools' - but no security

Millions of shekels for 'security for schools' - but no security

Bedouin municipalities approve budgets padded with millions earmarked for 'security' - but no security systems are in place.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/09/2019 14:29
Africa’s black emperors

Africa’s black emperors

This is the government that downgrades it’s embassy in disgust for Israel. Steve Apfel, 12/08/2019 11:25
UNRWA faces allegations of corruption, 'sexual misconduct'

UNRWA faces allegations of corruption, 'sexual misconduct'

UN agency created to aid Palestinian Arab refugees accused of ethics violations at the highest levels, including chief Pierre Krahenbuhl.AFP, 29/07/2019 13:49
Darker clouds over a Diaspora dream

Darker clouds over a Diaspora dream

South African Jews in droves are abandoning South Africa for greener pastures? Do even the émigrés grasp what broke their beautiful dream? Steve Apfel, 07/06/2019 11:59
Senior Dimona nuclear plant official suspected of corruption

Senior Dimona nuclear plant official suspected of corruption

Ongoing special police investigation moves to open stage, gag order imposed on details of investigation and suspect's identity.Mordechai Sones, 15/04/2019 17:12
Senior judge convicted of traffic offense

Senior judge convicted of traffic offense

Tel Aviv District Court Chief Justice caught by policeman using cell phone while driving. Judge convicted after indictment 'rectified'.Mordechai Sones, 07/02/2019 14:12
Police confirm Netanyahu investigations complete

Police confirm Netanyahu investigations complete

Attorney General to decide whether to indict PM in early 2019 after police wrap up 3 corruption investigations.JTA, 24/10/2018 18:32
Official may have promoted others illegally

Official may have promoted others illegally

In newest corruption case, police detain seven on suspicion of involvement in bribery, fraud.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/10/2018 08:34
Netanyahu grilled for 12th time in Bezeq case

Netanyahu grilled for 12th time in Bezeq case

Police question PM Netanyahu for what is believed to be the last time in corruption allegations in Bezeq case before making recommendations.AFP, 17/08/2018 12:21
IDF base commander suspected of corruption

IDF base commander suspected of corruption

Commander of Kirya military base in Tel Aviv on leave as investigation into alleged activities underway.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/08/2018 15:20
Argentina: Former president slams 'judicial persecution'

Argentina: Former president slams 'judicial persecution'

Former Argentine Pres. Kirchner says anti-corruption probe is an attempt to keep her out of upcoming elections.AFP, 14/08/2018 07:39
NY judge sends Former NY State Assembly speaker to prison

NY judge sends Former NY State Assembly speaker to prison

​​​​​​​Ex-NY Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver gets 7 years for corruption.JTA, 28/07/2018 21:57
Report: Obama administration knowingly funded Al-Qaeda affiliate

Report: Obama administration knowingly funded Al-Qaeda affiliate

Obama administration knowingly granted $200,000 to designated Al-Qaeda affiliate, Middle East Forum says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/07/2018 14:25
Mayor in central Israel arrested in corruption investigation

Mayor in central Israel arrested in corruption investigation

Senior officials of city in Sharon region - including mayor - arrested and taken to interrogation by Lahav 433 anti-corruption unit.David Rosenberg, 04/06/2018 07:58
NY hedge fund manager pleads guilty in massive fraud scandal

NY hedge fund manager pleads guilty in massive fraud scandal

Hedge fund manager Murray Huberfeld pleads guilty in massive bribery scandal that reached all the way to NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio.Tzvi Lev, 27/05/2018 16:58
State Comptroller: Health Minister aided tobacco companies

State Comptroller: Health Minister aided tobacco companies

Health Ministry not working to reduce consumption of cigarettes, Health Minister Litzman hid meetings with tobacco company representatives.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/05/2018 08:03
Report: Deri to be charged with tax offenses

Report: Deri to be charged with tax offenses

Police not to recommend charges for most serious offenses against Interior Minister following investigations.Gary Willig, 23/04/2018 00:15
Will the 'Muezzin Law' finally pass?

Will the 'Muezzin Law' finally pass?

PM Netanyahu gives green light to advancing 'Muezzin Law' during upcoming Knesset session. Will the haredi parties support the bill?Ben Shaul, 28/03/2018 14:50
Nicolas Sarkozy in police custody over 'Gaddafi funding'

Nicolas Sarkozy in police custody over 'Gaddafi funding'

Former French President questioned over claims Libyan leader funded his election campaign.Mordechai Sones, 21/03/2018 22:33
Rami Levy questioned under caution

Rami Levy questioned under caution

Founder of Israeli supermarket chain questioned in investigation tied to Jerusalem Deputy Mayor.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/03/2018 17:10
Police reveal case against Jerusalem Deputy Mayor

Police reveal case against Jerusalem Deputy Mayor

Jerusalem Deputy Mayor Meir Turgeman accused of accepting bribes to advance interests of hotel, events hall owners.Gary Willig, 14/03/2018 02:12
Gabbay: 'Slipshod piece of political subterfuge'

Gabbay: 'Slipshod piece of political subterfuge'

Zionist Union Chairman: 'Everyone has to serve the State and whoever doesn't isn't entitled to the same rights.'Mordechai Sones, 12/03/2018 17:28
Senior Jerusalem official arrested on suspicion of corruption

Senior Jerusalem official arrested on suspicion of corruption

Israel Police arrest four people, including senior Jerusalem official.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 12/03/2018 11:15
'Shaked, chief justice are whitewashing collusion scandal'

'Shaked, chief justice are whitewashing collusion scandal'

Yariv Levin blasts Jewish Home minister Ayelet Shaked, Supreme Court chief justice over handling of court collusion scandal.David Rosenberg, 26/02/2018 12:03
'Court collusion the worst case I've ever seen'

'Court collusion the worst case I've ever seen'

Senior justice official slams judge for coordinating decision with investigator prior to hearing. 'It's justice system's Day of Atonement.'David Rosenberg, 26/02/2018 09:54
Saudi prince suspected of corruption released

Saudi prince suspected of corruption released

Saudi billionaire Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal released after nearly three months in detention in connection with massive corruption probe.Elad Benari, 28/01/2018 06:36
Lapid to Balad MKs: Suspend yourselves

Lapid to Balad MKs: Suspend yourselves

Yesh Atid leader: Knesset is not a safe haven for corruption.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/01/2018 19:15
'Expel the traitors'

'Expel the traitors'

MK responds to police announcement of adequate evidence to press charges against Balad MKs. 'Hope they'll boot them from Knesset this time.'Hezki Baruch, 23/01/2018 14:56
Police: Enough evidence for criminal charges against Balad MKs

Police: Enough evidence for criminal charges against Balad MKs

Senior officials in Arab party interrogated over election campaign donations and expenditures.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/01/2018 14:19
'Forcing Prime Minister out because of cigars is outrageous'

'Forcing Prime Minister out because of cigars is outrageous'

Tzfat Chief Rabbi slams 'hypocritical' calls for PM Netanyahu to resign when other senior leaders were allowed to get away with worse.Eliran Aharon, 28/12/2017 22:52
Hamas expresses support for left-wing demonstrations in Tel Aviv

Hamas expresses support for left-wing demonstrations in Tel Aviv

Surprising Tweet of support for left-wing rallies on Rothschild Boulevard in heart of Tel Aviv published on Hamas' official Twitter account.Mordechai Sones, 24/12/2017 12:00
Coalition Chairman resigns over corruption probe

Coalition Chairman resigns over corruption probe

David Bitan to remain in Knesset despite resignation over police investigation against him.AFP, 20/12/2017 19:49
'The Right will fall if it doesn't fight corruption'

'The Right will fall if it doesn't fight corruption'

After participating in left-wing demonstration Tzohar Rabbi summarizes message to demonstrators and responds to growing criticism.Yoni Kempinski & M Sones, 18/12/2017 21:30
Thousands protest in Tel Aviv against allegations of corruption

Thousands protest in Tel Aviv against allegations of corruption

Protesters gather to demand Netanyahu resign as premier.JTA, 10/12/2017 19:00
'Shas party dictated who would be the city's rabbi'

'Shas party dictated who would be the city's rabbi'

Tiberias residents say Shas party forced Shas rabbi on them, promise to remain loyal to beloved yet unofficial city rabbi.Benny Tucker, 22/11/2017 14:11
Police officer arrested for robbery

Police officer arrested for robbery

Court extends arrest of Special Patrol Unit officer who used fake search warrant to rob Tel Aviv residents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2017 13:47
'PA joining up with Hamas proves fears about joining Interpol'

'PA joining up with Hamas proves fears about joining Interpol'

PA delegate to UN anti-corruption conference attacks Israel on PA Interpol bid. Israeli delegate points out hypocrisy of joining Hamas.Gary Willig, 07/11/2017 21:06
Israeli ambassador to US summoned to testify in Netanyahu probe

Israeli ambassador to US summoned to testify in Netanyahu probe

Ambassador Ron Dermer summoned to testify in corruption case against PM Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/11/2017 20:37
Saudi Arabia arrests princes over corruption

Saudi Arabia arrests princes over corruption

Saudi Arabia arrests 10 princes and dozens of former government ministers amid a corruption probe.Elad Benari, 05/11/2017 02:36
Report: Suspicions against Deri intensify

Report: Suspicions against Deri intensify

Senior law enforcement official says focus of investigation shifted from suspicion of tax offenses to suspicions of corruption.Mordechai Sones, 31/10/2017 21:15
Former Kirchner minister arrested for corruption in Argentina

Former Kirchner minister arrested for corruption in Argentina

Former planning minister turns himself in, as Kirchner herself set to appear in court this week over 1994 bombing at Jewish center.AFP, 26/10/2017 08:30
Brig. General suspended for 2 weeks

Brig. General suspended for 2 weeks

IDF suspends general accused of illegal possession of military and civilian equipment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/10/2017 22:13
Brig. General suspected of illegal weapons possession

Brig. General suspected of illegal weapons possession

Senior officer has rifle, pistol, ammunition, and washing machine in container he took from base to base.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/10/2017 20:42
Deri interrogated for 7 hours: 'Everything will be fine'

Deri interrogated for 7 hours: 'Everything will be fine'

Interior Minister questioned for third time in corruption investigation. 'I answered all their questions in detail.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/09/2017 18:01
Rami Levi detained

Rami Levi detained

Renowned philanthropic Israeli businessman and supermarket magnate Rami Levi was detained over suspicions of fraud.Tzvi Lev, 10/09/2017 10:07
'A desecration of God's name, very disturbing'

'A desecration of God's name, very disturbing'

Head of Tzohar rabbinical movement responds to arrest of four rabbis on suspicion of fraud, says system needs to change.Benny Tocker, 07/09/2017 20:42
 Netanyahu denies graft after Hollywood producer questioned

Netanyahu denies graft after Hollywood producer questioned

PM says again on corruption investigations: 'There is nothing,a and there will be nothing.'AFP, 06/09/2017 18:42
Montreal ex-mayor to serve 1 year in jail for fraud

Montreal ex-mayor to serve 1 year in jail for fraud

First Jewish Montreal mayor says he'll be a better person when he comes out of jail.JTA, 02/04/2017 07:07
Corruption probe against Mubarak renewed

Corruption probe against Mubarak renewed

Egyptian court orders renewed corruption probe against former president.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/03/2017 05:07
13 arrested for corruption at Israel weapons giant

13 arrested for corruption at Israel weapons giant

Police arrest Israel Aerospace Industries employees for money laundering, theft, and related crimes.AFP, 15/03/2017 12:07
Police question PM in corruption probe

Police question PM in corruption probe

Police question PM Netanyahu on several investigations at PM's residence.AFP, 06/03/2017 19:09