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Israel court extends ex-leader Ehud Olmert's prison sentence

An Israeli court extended former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's 18-month prison sentence by a month today for pressuring a confidant not to testify in multiple legal cases against him.

Israel's vice premier resigns amid sexual harassment allegations

Israeli Vice Premier Silvan Shalom, a veteran politician in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu`s right-wing Likud party, resigned on Sunday following allegations that he had sexually harassed several women during his career.