Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on July 23. Photo by Abir Sultan/Reuters

Netanyahu suspected of bribery and fraud, Israeli Police tells court


Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is suspected of bribe, fraud and breach of trust in two cases, Israel Police confirmed on Thursday when it requested a gag order on the ongoing talks to recruit a state witness. The gag order was granted and is effective until September 17.

A response on behalf of the prime minister stated on Thursday: “We completely reject the unfounded claims made against the prime minister. The campaign to change the government is underway, but it is destined to fail, for a simple reason: there won’t be anything because there was nothing.”

Read more at haaretz.com.

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