Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's Lawyers Arrive For Pre-Indictment Hearing
Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 3:15 PM
Israeli-PM Benjamin Netanyahu's lawyers arrived for his pre-indictment hearing on corruption-allegations and pledged to convince prosecutors to drop the cases against him. Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit had in February announced his intention to indict the premier for bribery, fraud and breach of trust pending a hearing in three-separate-cases. The hearings will last four days and Mr Netanyahu is not expected to attend in person.
Israel's Main Election Rival Says It Appears That PM "Did Not Succeed"
Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 9:12 PM
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's main election challenger, centrist party chief Benny Gantz, said on Wednesday it appeared from exit polls that the Israeli leader was defeated but that only official results would tell. The prime minister, head of the right-wing Likud and Israel's longest-serving leader, was due to deliver a "brief but important" address at its election headquarters at around 3 a.m. (0000 GMT).