In a message directed at Israel’s attorney general, PM Netanyahu, who faces possible indictment in 3 separate criminal cases wants his pre-trial hearing aired live, saying, “the time has come for the public to hear everything, including my side.”
By Reuters, Ynet
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on Thursday for his pre-trial hearing on corruption allegations to be broadcast live, saying that “the time has come for the public to hear everything, including my side”.
Following a deadlocked September 17 election, Netanyahu is fighting for a fifth term in office that might confer legal immunity in three long-running cases that he has cast as a baseless and politically motivated witch-hunt. Continue Reading »
Israel’s Attorney-General Mandelblit said that PM Netanyahu will be indicted in three cases: for bribery, fraud and breach of trust.
– The decision to indict the PM could decisively impact upcoming election.
– PM Netanyahu, “There will be nothing, because there is nothing.”
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit announced his intent to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for bribery on Thursday in a blockbuster decision that could decisively impact the April 9 election.
Mandelblit said that Netanyahu will be indicted for bribery, fraud and breach of trust in Case 4000, “the Bezeq-Walla affair,” for breach of trust in Case 1000, “the Illegal Gifts Affair,” and that he would charge him with fraud and breach of trust in Case 2000, “the Yediot Aharonot–Israel Hayom affair.” Continue Reading »