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Bribery scandal: Ex-Israel PM awarded with 6 years imprisonment

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 14:13

Israel`s former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was on Tuesday sentenced to six years in jail over real estate bribery scandal and also fined him 1 million shekels ($289,000).

Kerry `apartheid` comments tap into Israeli debate

Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 01:25

John Kerry`s warning that Israel could become an "apartheid state" if it doesn`t reach a peace deal with the Palestinians has set off an uproar from Israel`s allies in Washington.

Former Israeli PM Olmert convicted in bribery scandal

Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 12:06

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was on Monday convicted in one of the country`s worst corruption scandals, a verdict that could make him the first premier to face prison and end his hopes for a political comeback.

NSA spied on Israel, EU official, aid groups: Report

Last Updated: Saturday, December 21, 2013, 01:10

US and British spy agencies eavesdropped on an Israeli prime minister, energy firms, aid agencies and an EU official overseeing anti-trust cases, a media report said on Friday.

Ex-Israeli leader to head new high-tech venture

Last Updated: Thursday, April 18, 2013, 21:39

Israel`s former prime minister Ehud Olmert has joined forces with a leading Kazakh industrialist and an Israeli entrepreneur to launch a new high-tech venture.

Israeli, Palestinian leaders meet in secret

Last Updated: Monday, October 15, 2012, 21:20

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has secretly met Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak in Jordan in the presence of Jordan`s King Abdullah II.

Israel`s former PM escapes jail in graft case

Last Updated: Monday, September 24, 2012, 23:05

Israel`s ex-PM Ehud Olmert, who was forced out of office due to graft charges, was let off with a light punishment carrying a suspended one-yr jail term.

Olmert acquitted; Israel may re-examine bribery case

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 11, 2012, 16:22

Israel`s Ehud Olmert has been acquitted of major corruption charges but convicted of breach of trust.

Former Israeli PM Ehud Olmert cleared of major charges

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 10, 2012, 12:55

Olmert, 66, was convicted of fraud and breach of trust.

Former Israeli premier against Iran strike

Last Updated: Monday, April 30, 2012, 10:45

Earlier, Yuval Diskin said the government is misleading the public on the level of effectiveness of a military strike.

Ex-Israeli leader Olmert accused of bribe-taking

Last Updated: Thursday, January 05, 2012, 15:19

Former Israeli PM was accused of taking bribes to promote construction of housing projects.

Israel`s Lieberman had full access: Olmert

Last Updated: Monday, November 14, 2011, 00:11

Ehud Olmert said he had instructed all security agencies to provide Avigdor Lieberman with all available information.