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Netanyahu: media corruption case is dead in the water

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, 17/08/2018 16:19
'In the end, the truth will prevail'

'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, 15/02/2018 21:09
Netanyahu: I'm not stepping down

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, 13/02/2018 21:55
Netanyahu to be questioned sixth time

Netanyahu to be questioned sixth time

PM to be questioned on Sunday for sixth time in recent months over corruption allegations.AFP, 19/11/2017 09:41
Police slam Netanyahu's criticism as 'baseless'

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, 15/10/2017 12:07
Former Mayor of Or Yehuda sentenced to two years in prison

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, 18/12/2016 10:21
Arab party officials arrested on corruption charge

Arab party officials arrested on corruption charge

Senior officials of Arab 'Balad' party suspected of criminal misuse of funds intended for party operations.Shai Landesman, 18/09/2016 08:20
Mayor of Netanya to remain in custody

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, 08/09/2016 18:42
Report: Deri's brother also under investigation

Report: Deri's brother also under investigation

Corruption investigation against Interior Minister Aryeh Deri expanded, his brother now also under suspicion.David Rosenberg, 13/04/2016 21:44
Rabbi Pinto Sentenced to 1 Year in Prison

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, 12/05/2015 10:13
Exposé: Chief Rabbi Metzger Told Crony to Lie

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, 17/04/2015 11:04
Menendez Indicted on Corruption Charges

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, 02/04/2015 00:13
Mayor of Afula Arrested in Corruption Case

Mayor of Afula Arrested in 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, 12/01/2015 18:51
Liberman: Corruption Scandal Timed for Elections

Liberman: Corruption Scandal Timed for Elections

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

Hundreds Attend Halakhic Conference in Jerusalem

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

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, 29/11/2014 17:54
Supporters of Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto to Protest

Supporters of Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto to Protest

Demonstration to support Pinto's hyperbolic claims of innocence for his alleged involvement in multiple corruption cases.Meir Sela and Tova Dvorin, 23/11/2014 14:59
Rabbi Pinto Files Petition Against Police

Rabbi Pinto Files Petition Against Police

Rabbi at the center of corruption scandal claims officer he attempted to bribe violated the law by 'playing along' with his entreaties.Tova Dvorin, 19/10/2014 15:30
Menashe Arbiv Submits to Questioning in Pinto Case

Menashe Arbiv Submits to Questioning in Pinto Case

Former Lahav 433 Commander still not charged in alleged role - and may have information invalidating Pinto's plea deal.Tova Dvorin, 12/10/2014 16:50
Attorneys Flee After Pinto Violates Plea Bargain

Attorneys Flee After 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, 07/10/2014 11:11
Rabbi Pinto 'Most Persecuted in this Generation'

Rabbi Pinto 'Most Persecuted in this Generation'

Controversial Rabbi returns to Israel to testify in corruption case, claims he is the victim of injustice.Tova Dvorin, 30/05/2014 09:10
Attorney General to Indict Rabbi Pinto

Attorney General to Indict Rabbi Pinto

Attorney General's office decides to issue indictment against Pinto for corruption, bribery and other charges.Tova Dvorin, 12/02/2014 22:00
US Involvement in Rabbi Pinto Case Revealed

US Involvement in Rabbi Pinto Case Revealed

FBI investigation into Congressman led to corruption allegations against top Israeli officers.Maayana Miskin, 16/01/2014 12:35
Call to Put Influential Rabbi on Trial

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, 16/01/2014 11:44
Atty-General to Seek Controversial Mayor’s Ouster

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, 12/01/2014 12:56
Rabbi Metzger Sent to House Arrest

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, 26/11/2013 13:47
Former Chief Rabbi 'Suffering’ in Custody

Former Chief Rabbi 'Suffering’ in Custody

Friends say Rabbi Metzger is clearly suffering due to his latest arrest. ‘He’s innocent.’Maayana Miskin, 19/11/2013 16:51
‘Police Used Rabbi Metzger to Make Up for Barnoar’

‘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, 21/06/2013 11:30
Holyland Witness Revealed as Shmuel Dachner

Holyland Witness Revealed as Shmuel Dachner

Court reveals that deceased state witness in Holyland scandal was businessman Shmuel Dachner. Maayana Miskin, 05/03/2013 11:39
Nationalists: Olmert Sentence 'Ridiculous'

Nationalists: Olmert Sentence 'Ridiculous'

MK Eldad (NU): turpitude will forever stick to Olmert. MK Shai (Kadima): Leave Olmert alone.Gil Ronen, 24/09/2012 14:47
Olmert Charges Dropped, ‘Too Little, Too Late’

Olmert Charges Dropped, ‘Too Little, Too Late’

More charges against former PM Olmert are dropped. Advisor: the damage was already done.Maayana Miskin, 21/08/2012 20:35
Olmert Acquittals Put Scare in Holyland Bribe Case

Olmert Acquittals Put Scare in Holyland Bribe Case

Government prosecutors are running scared after the court acquitted Olmert on two severe indictments. The Holyland charges may be dropped.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/07/2012 11:32
Olmert Guilty on One of Three Indictments

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, 10/07/2012 09:27
D-Day for Olmert: Guilty or Innocent?

D-Day for 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, 10/07/2012 07:11
Mubarak's Sons Charged with Insider Trading

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, 31/05/2012 01:14