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160 lawyers demand US investigate South African gov. corruption

Shurat HaDin leads lawyers in penning letter to Sec. Blinken, Congress, accusing South African government of accepting bribes from Iran to accuse Israel of genocide at the ICJ.

160 lawyers demand US investigate South African gov. corruption

Former Pakistani PM sentenced to 10 years in prison

Former Pakistani PM Imran Khan was charged with displaying classified documents during a rally.

Former Pakistani PM sentenced to 10 years in prison

Austria:

Former Chancellor charged over alleged corruption

Austria’s former Chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, charged with making false statements to a parliamentary inquiry.

Former Chancellor charged over alleged corruption

Israeli citizen charged with spying accuses Biden of 'cover-up'

He is charged with 8 counts of acting as a foreign agent and illegal arms deals but is this just Biden trying to cover up for his son?

Israeli citizen charged with spying accuses Biden of 'cover-up'

Indian citizens outraged as new road is revealed as carpet

What appeared to be a new road in India turned out to be a carpet, prompting widespread anger against the government.

Indian citizens outraged as new road is revealed as carpet

Op-ed:

Brazen hypocrisy in our politics corrodes the national soul

The risk is when corruption and brazen hypocrisy aggregate to supersede right and wrong. That is happening in the US and Israel. Op-ed.

 Brazen hypocrisy in our politics corrodes the national soul

Egypt:

38 handed life sentences over corruption, other charges

Among those sentenced was a businessman whose social media posts sparked protests in 2019.

38 handed life sentences over corruption, other charges

Faina Kirschenbaum denied visit to critically-ill mother

Yisrael Beytenu politician is currently serving a ten-year sentence for bribery and money-laundering.

Faina Kirschenbaum denied visit to critically-ill mother

Greek MEP suspended amid corruption probe

Greek MEP Eva Kaili suspended as vice president of the European Parliament over suspected bribery by a Gulf state.

Greek MEP suspended amid corruption probe

Shocking report:

Lapid advisor-oil exec. brother pressured maritime border deal

Hillel Koverinsky, who holds no official government position attempted to convince members of the government to vote for the agreement.

Lapid advisor-oil exec. brother pressured maritime border deal

What the Democrats do not realize is going to bite them

The Democrats are acting as if they will rule forever, but if elections bring change, they may get a taste their own bitter medicine. Op-ed.

What the Democrats do not realize is going to bite them

Bloodshed and corruption defile the Land

The alleged corruption revealed in the past few days in Israel should remind us of Torah admonitions about conditions for retaining the land

Bloodshed and corruption defile the Land

PM Bennett:

'Renovating my home cost only NIS 160,000,' says PM

PM praises current govt for "positive atmosphere," successful Gaza policy.

'Renovating my home cost only NIS 160,000,' says PM

The Globalists are becoming more reckless

Americans are being ruled by corrupt and incompetent elites who ruiin countless lives when it suits their globalist, left-wing agenda.Op-ed.

The Globalists are becoming more reckless

From the Hebrew Press: The rot is beginning to surface

Israel is a special country fighting for its existence, but it seems to be afflicted with the rot that is causing the West to decay.Op-ed.

From the Hebrew Press: The rot is beginning to surface

Swedish FM: PA risks losing aid over its corruption

Minister Anne Linde makes first visit by a Swedish FM to Israel since Sweden recognized 'Palestine.'

Swedish FM: PA risks losing aid over its corruption

ANALYSIS: Mahmoud Abbas and Hamas corruption exposed

A whistleblower hands over secret files documenting widespread corruption at the top in the PA, while Gazans video the real situation there.

ANALYSIS: Mahmoud Abbas and Hamas corruption exposed

Former terrorist: 'Occupation' industry serves corruption

Ex-Fatah terrorist describes how left-wing organizations, PA leaders exploit Palestinian Arabs for their own monetary gain.

Former terrorist: 'Occupation' industry serves corruption

Unprecedented: 'Netanyahu could easily end up in prison'

Legal affairs reporter Guy Peleg admits: 'It's no simple a matter to tell Netanyahu to resign and admit he's a criminal.'

Unprecedented: 'Netanyahu could easily end up in prison'

Netanyahu trial to begin March 17

Corruption trial against PM Netanyahu set for 2 weeks following elections.

Netanyahu trial to begin March 17

Trump was legally obligated to ask Ukraine about Biden

Trump was legally obligated to ask Ukraine about Biden

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

Zionist watchdog Im Tirtuz calls for disciplinary actions against State Prosecutor Shai Nitzan.

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

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

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.

Mayors of two Israeli towns arrested in bribery investigation

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

Ayelet Shaked, former Justice Min., criticizes justice system for not requiring court order to confiscate phones.

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

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.

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

Africa’s black emperors

Africa’s black emperors

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.

UNRWA faces allegations of corruption, 'sexual misconduct'

Darker clouds over a Diaspora dream

Darker clouds over a Diaspora dream

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.

Senior Dimona nuclear plant official suspected of corruption

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'.

Senior judge convicted of traffic offense

Police confirm Netanyahu investigations complete

Attorney General to decide whether to indict PM in early 2019 after police wrap up 3 corruption investigations.

Police confirm Netanyahu investigations complete

Official may have promoted others illegally

In newest corruption case, police detain seven on suspicion of involvement in bribery, fraud.

Official may have promoted others illegally

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.

Netanyahu grilled for 12th time in Bezeq case

IDF base commander suspected of corruption

Commander of Kirya military base in Tel Aviv on leave as investigation into alleged activities underway.

IDF base commander suspected of corruption

Argentina: Former president slams 'judicial persecution'

Former Argentine Pres. Kirchner says anti-corruption probe is an attempt to keep her out of upcoming elections.

Argentina: Former president slams 'judicial persecution'

NY judge sends Former NY State Assembly speaker to prison

​​​​​​​Ex-NY Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver gets 7 years for corruption.

NY judge sends Former NY State Assembly speaker to prison

Report: Obama administration knowingly funded Al-Qaeda affiliate

Obama administration knowingly granted $200,000 to designated Al-Qaeda affiliate, Middle East Forum says.

Report: Obama administration knowingly funded Al-Qaeda affiliate

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.

Mayor in central Israel arrested in corruption investigation

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.

NY hedge fund manager pleads guilty in massive fraud scandal

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.

State Comptroller: Health Minister aided tobacco companies

Report: Deri to be charged with tax offenses

Police not to recommend charges for most serious offenses against Interior Minister following investigations.

Report: Deri to be charged with tax offenses

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?

Will the 'Muezzin Law' finally pass?

Nicolas Sarkozy in police custody over 'Gaddafi funding'

Former French President questioned over claims Libyan leader funded his election campaign.

Nicolas Sarkozy in police custody over 'Gaddafi funding'

Rami Levy questioned under caution

Founder of Israeli supermarket chain questioned in investigation tied to Jerusalem Deputy Mayor.

Rami Levy questioned under caution

Police reveal case against Jerusalem Deputy Mayor

Jerusalem Deputy Mayor Meir Turgeman accused of accepting bribes to advance interests of hotel, events hall owners.

Police reveal case against Jerusalem Deputy Mayor

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.'

Gabbay: 'Slipshod piece of political subterfuge'

Senior Jerusalem official arrested on suspicion of corruption

Israel Police arrest four people, including senior Jerusalem official.

Senior Jerusalem official arrested on suspicion of corruption

Likud Minister:

'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.

'Shaked, chief justice are whitewashing collusion scandal'

'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.'

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

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.

Saudi prince suspected of corruption released

Lapid to Balad MKs: Suspend yourselves

Yesh Atid leader: Knesset is not a safe haven for corruption.

Lapid to Balad MKs: Suspend yourselves

'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.'

'Expel the traitors'

Police: Enough evidence for criminal charges against Balad MKs

Senior officials in Arab party interrogated over election campaign donations and expenditures.

Police: Enough evidence for criminal charges against Balad MKs

'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.

'Forcing Prime Minister out because of cigars is outrageous'

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.

Hamas expresses support for left-wing demonstrations in Tel Aviv

Coalition Chairman resigns over corruption probe

David Bitan to remain in Knesset despite resignation over police investigation against him.

Coalition Chairman resigns over corruption probe

Rabbi Cherlow:

'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.

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

Thousands protest in Tel Aviv against allegations of corruption

Protesters gather to demand Netanyahu resign as premier.

Thousands protest in Tel Aviv against allegations of corruption

'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.

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