Denying all wrongdoing, Israel’s Prime Minister Netanyahu, now 70, faces a lengthy legal process that could dramatically lead the Jewish State into a deeper political crisis.
By Reuters, Israel Hayom Staff & agencies
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be indicted on corruption charges, throwing him into a legal limbo and driving the country deeper into political crisis.
Netanyahu, 70, denies all wrongdoing. But he now faces a legal process that could drag on for years, leading a nation in political deadlock after two inconclusive elections this year.
Here is a guide to the three criminal cases against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:
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If you’re dumbfounded as to how an Israeli prime minister can be suspected of bribery, and yet his popularity is steadily growing in each survey taken, here’s seven reasons.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Plenty of people mocked the survey by pollster Avi Degani that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu posted on his Facebook page, which gave his Likud a 34-to 20-Knesset seat lead over the Yesh Atid party of Yair Lapid, the central witness against him in Case 1000, the “expensive gift affair.”
MK Yair Lapid, then Minister of Finance, speaking at the 14th Annual Herzliya Conference – Screenshot
After all, Degani has been paid to take polls for the Likud for many years, and the survey was leaked to the pro-Netanyahu Israel Hayom newspaper. Continue Reading »