Olmert testifies in Tax Authority corruption case

Israeli police questioned Prime Minister Ehud Olmert for four hours Tuesday as a witness in a bribery investigation against a longtime Olmert aide. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said Olmert was questioned by the police's unit in charge of bribery investigations. He said Olmert was not a suspect in the case against Shula Zaken. Police suspect that Zaken, Olmert's longtime personal assistant, arranged jobs in the Israeli Tax Authority in return for tax breaks for her brother.