Israel’s first family seems to like its creature comforts. According to a report by an Israel watchdog group, spending on Netanyahu’s three homes amounted to $934,000 in 2012.
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert accused Benjamin Netanyahu of declaring war on the United States.
A key state witness in a corruption trial against former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert died hours after testifying.
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert told an Israeli television news magazine that he decided not to run in the upcoming elections due to rifts in the Center-Left political camp.
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert arrived at a Jerusalem court on Tuesday (July 10) to hear the verdict in his trial over three cases of alleged bid-rigging, bribery and fraud. Olmert resigned as prime minister in September 2008, saying he wanted to clear his name but he stayed on as caretaker until March 2009 when Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s right-leaning government was sworn in. He has pleaded not guilty on all accounts.
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