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Netanyahu's illness has come at a stressful time for the four-times prime minister, who is under police investigation for corruption in three different cases. ... the election in 1999 he spent a period in the second rank of Israeli politics, overshadowed even within his own party by former general Ariel Sharon.
An additional example of a corruption investigation in the highest political ranks in Israel is that of former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon. On December 2005, the police announced that they had found evidence of a $3 million bribe paid to Sharon's sons. There was reportedly no evidence linking Sharon himself ...

Other Israeli leaders had been stained by corruption before. Ehud Olmert served sixteen months in prison for bribery and fraud; before him, Ariel Sharon was alleged to have accepted hundreds of thousands of dollars in what became known as the “Greek Island Affair,” though no charges were ever brought ...
The numerous scandals and investigations surrounding Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have shaken up his staff and left him with a very small ... lack of evidence; Ari Harow, who was investigated in two corruption cases and subsequently turned state's evidence against Netanyahu; and David Sharan, ...
Benjamin Netanyahu is the dominant Israeli politician of his generation. On the domestic and international stage, no rival comes close to the veteran Likud Party leader known widely as "Bibi". Israeli police on Feb. 13 recommended that the 68-year-old, four-term prime minister be indicted for bribery in two ...
In the 1980s and '90s, some of the corruption involved attempts to obtain power by violating election funding laws and handing out jobs. In recent years, the dominant factor in most corruption scandals has been monetary and material: bribery, embezzlement of public funds, double invoicing, money ...

Police say there is sufficient evidence to indict Netanyahu for bribery, fraud and breach of trust, accusations he rejects. Attorney General Avihai Mandelblit, .... About 15 years ago, Israel was led by another right-winger, Ariel Sharon, also facing corruption allegations. Sharon stunned observers by turning ...
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel is fighting new allegations of corruption from the Israeli police that have led to calls for his resignation. ... The state prosecutor recommended in 2004 that Mr. Sharon be indicted on bribery charges, but the attorney general dropped the case, saying the evidence ...
It's worth noting that other Prime Ministers have also had cases closed against them without charges being filed, including Ariel Sharon and Ehud Barak. But, more so than anyone else, Netanyahu is aware of the unforgiving reality of Israel's political system. He has the backing right now of all of the parties ...
Benjamin Netanyahu, Ehud Barak, Ariel Sharon and Ehud Olmert. Since 1996, a period of more than 20 years, every Israeli prime minister has been subject to a police investigation, mostly about their connections with tycoons but sometimes about bribery. Not only prime ministers, but members of the ...
Drafted into the Israeli Defense Forces in 1990, Bergman spent three years recruiting and handling informants for the army's criminal investigative division, where he burrowed into military corruption, drug trafficking, arms dealing and other crimes. The skills he learned there have served him well as Israel's ...
It was during the term of the first National Democratic Alliance government, presided over by Atal Bihari Vajpayee, that the notorious Ariel Sharon, who ... the illegal receipt of gifts, negotiating deals with a newspaper baron in return for favourable coverage and a corruption scandal relating to the purchase of ...
The UPA government's PM for a decade, Dr Manmohan Singh, could have visited Israel and entered the history books as the first Indian PM to step on to Israeli soil, He chose not to, even after the opportunity presented by the first ever visit of an Israeli PM, Ariel Sharon, in 2003. Manmohan Singh was ...
Ya'alon's first power play was the right-wing rally in Jerusalem's Zion Square against corruption – or, in plain Hebrew: the rightist demonstration organized by journalist and historian ... Ya'alon accused Ariel Sharon and his aides of spearheading the Gaza withdrawal in 2005 for reasons that were corrupt.
When the neighbour protested, Doueiri told him "You know, [former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel] Sharon should have wiped you all out." ... But focusing inwards on corruption, inequalities, poverty, extremism, oppressive regimes, human rights violations, etc, does not mean that solidarity with Palestine has to ...
Menendez and Melgen, his longtime friend, were charged in 2015 with a bribery scheme in which Menendez allegedly traded political favors for gifts and ...... the Western Wall, both of which are on Pence's itinerary again next week, and he had a private meeting with then-Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon.
He is only the second Israeli prime minister to visit India after Mr Ariel Sharon in 2003. Ties between the two countries have been growing steadily ... He said the trip was also important domestically for Mr Netanyahu, who is facing corruption allegations. "He is trying to strengthen his position in Israel... telling ...

His closest aides were investigated in connection with a corruption scandal concerning the purchase of submarines from Germany. ... faced criminal investigation: Mr. Netanyahu, during his first spell in office in the mid-1990s, followed by Ehud Barak, followed by Ariel Sharon, followed by Ehud Olmert.
But public corruption prosecutors in Washington expressed disinterest in working with the FBI on a Clinton Foundation-related investigation in 2016, saying .... the Western Wall, both of which are on Pence's itinerary again next week, and had a private meeting with then-Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon.
He urged the rabbis to use their influence to stop the anti-corruption demonstrations in Jerusalem, lest purists on the right again topple a right-wing ... Ariel Sharon, David Levy, Yitzhak Modai – three senior cabinet members – undermined Shamir and made the party disliked by the public,” Katzover said.
Should the Netanyahu government be treated gently, the way the left treated the corrupt Ariel Sharon in exchange for a withdrawal from the Gaza Strip? Or should people on the right join the protesters against corruption, thus weakening the government, with the risk that instead theyll get a government that ...
Corruption and scandal may not be enough for voters to remove Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu from office. ... In 2003, the country voted overwhelmingly for the Likud headed by Ariel Sharon (38 seats), despite the serious criminal cases associated with him, such as the Greek island affair and the Cyril ...
The police are planning to recommend the indictment of Welfare Minister Haim Katz for bribery, and there's a journalistic investigation into the corrupt ... the party's electorate are "anti-Netanyahu," and they expect Kahlon to play an active role when it comes to the corruption scandals surrounding the prime ...
Israelis remain slightly more concerned, remembering that the second intifada broke out after the late former prime minister Ariel Sharon's provocative visit to ... In Israel, where the news has been all about the corruption investigations into Netanyahu, as well as other Likud officials, Trump's announcements ...
... and bribery in 2014, serving 16 months of a 27-month term, and Ariel Sharon was questioned while in office over allegations of bribery and campaign financing illegalities. Israel frequently refers to itself as the “only democracy in the Middle East”, but this remains highly debateable as corruption scandals ...
The Likud base constitutes that hardcore group of voters who are convinced that all of the corruption scandals surrounding Prime Minister Benjamin ... Back then, when many of the Likud's top leaders, including party chairman and Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, picked up and quit the party overnight, it was in ...
Should the Netanyahu government be treated gently, the way the left treated the corrupt Ariel Sharon in exchange for a withdrawal from the Gaza Strip? Or should people on the right join the protesters against corruption, thus weakening the government, with the risk that instead they'll get a government that ...
Israelis remain slightly more concerned, remembering that the second intifada broke out after the late former prime minister Ariel Sharon's provocative visit to ... In Israel, where the news has been all about the corruption investigations into Netanyahu, as well as other Likud officials, Trump's announcements ...
JERUSALEM — Compared to selected other national leaders here and there, Bibi's done well from public office. He and Sara have gotten used to demanding expensive gifts from individuals wanting his help. With respect to the two most prominent exchanges we know about, they weren't all that serious.
... and bribery in 2014, serving 16 months of a 27-month term, and Ariel Sharon was questioned while in office over allegations of bribery and campaign financing illegalities. Israel frequently refers to itself as the “only democracy in the Middle East”, but this remains highly debateable as corruption scandals ...
... didn't drop the idea, and Defense Minister Ariel Sharon unveiled plans for a .... bureaucratic tensions until they erupted in scandal or disaster.
Though he later merged his party with Likud and served in Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's cabinet before opposing the 2005 disengagement ...
... a blind eye, and personal considerations of survival and corruption). ... seasoned of our geopolitical thinkers, Shimon Peres or Ariel Sharon, ...
... Texas, is emblematic of the new reform Palestinian leadership, a man who is rooting out the financial corruption that developed under Arafat.
But critics said it was being pushed to help him evade corruption ... had prevented the last four prime ministers — Ehud Barak, Ariel Sharon, ...
He had been part of the Ariel Sharon camp before the late prime minister ... “The first being religion and state, and the second being corruption.
After all, as a senior aide of his predecessor Ariel Sharon admitted more than a decade ago, Israel's evacuation of the Gaza Strip was intended ...
... and if Israel's Prime Minister does not drown in a sea of corruption, ... at the Kissufim crossing as part of Ariel Sharon's disengagement plan.
Still, if the police were to recommend serious charges, like bribery, ... One scandal involves a $2 billion dollar deal for the purchase of ... Critics have described that episode as potentially the biggest corruption case in Israeli history, ... including Ariel Sharon's son who went to jail or Mr. Olmert's son and his ...
Like Ariel Sharon, Olmert's predecessor, whose tenure had been dogged by ... Netanyahu has denied that any of the gifts amount to a bribe, stating that they were merely ... Corruption scandals are nothing new for Netanyahu.
(CNN) With the ongoing corruption probe of Prime Minister Benjamin ... been the subject of such an investigation, including Ehud Olmert and Ariel Sharon. ... for fraud and breach of trust in a scandal known as the "Holyland Affair. ... In the end, the court acquitted Deri of a second bribery charge and a charge ...
The ongoing corruption investigations against Prime Minister Benjamin ... Menachem Begin, Yitzhak Shamir, Ariel Sharon, and Netanyahu.
The owners of the company were accused of corruption in 2015, plus with ... the leadership of General Ariel Sharon in 1982, after accusing the ...
... of Saudi princes and businessmen accused of corruption, but is also ... Lebanon — most famously with Ariel Sharon's 1982 war against the ...
... his alleged involvement in corruption in recent months looks fishy. ... by Netanyahu, and before him Ehud Olmert, Ariel Sharon and Ehud ...
... by the Israeli police on multiple allegations of corruption, he has turned ... went the refrain during the terms of Ariel Sharon and Ehud Olmert.
There is corruption, but less than the headlines would have you believe ... Ehud Olmert served time for bribery and fraud, while Ariel Sharon ...
There are certain similarities between Israel's political scandals and the ... Another investigation, Case 3000, involves allegations of bribery regarding the Israeli ... When Harow was investigated for his own corruption scandal, which ... and even the families of Shimon Peres, Ariel Sharon, and Ehud Olmert.
“We have to preserve [late Prime Minister Ariel] Sharon as we would an etrog. ... in 2008, when Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was facing corruption allegations. ... Give them a prime minister not under investigation for bribery.
Still, if the police were to recommend serious charges, like bribery, ... One scandal involves a $2 billion dollar deal for the purchase of ... Critics have described that episode as potentially the biggest corruption case in Israeli history, ... including Ariel Sharon's son who went to jail or Mr. Olmert's son and his ...


 

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