Sun. Feb 23rd, 2020

Benjamin Netanyahu: Israel Prime Minister Faces Corruption Charges

Israel’s attorney general intends to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges.
 Israel's PM Netanyahu heads a special cabinet meeting in Sde Boker

Mr. Netanyahu faces possible charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust in connection with three cases.


The prime minister is alleged to have accepted gifts from wealthy businessmen and dispensed favors to try to get more positive press coverage.


Mr. Netanyahu, who faces an election, said in a TV address that the case would “collapse like a house of cards”.


In a defiant broadcast, he repeated his assertion that he is the victim of a left-wing “witch-hunt” intended to topple him ahead of the closely contested election on 9 April.

Written By: Tommy Lightfoot Garrett
Photographs are Courtesy: AP
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