corruption in israel

Lapid testifies in Netanyahu corruption trial amid fanfare and heavy security

Lapid is taking the stand for Case 1000, in which Netanyahu is alleged to have received expensive gifts from Israeli businessman Arnon Milchan.

Attorneys strike over possible transfer of Police Investigation Unit

Saada argued that the bill's objective was to counter a conflict of interest where police were prevented from investigating.

Dozens arrested in Defense Ministry corruption probe

The suspects are accused of taking and giving bribes, fraud, breach of trust, and more

Israel rises to 31st place in 2022 Global Corruption Index

Israel's significant improvement in the 2022 index resulted in Israel gaining significant distance from countries perceived as politically corrupt.

Netanyahu firing driver state witnesses is conflict of interest - A-G office

Netanyahu has allegedly fired three drivers that are witnesses in his corruption case.

Thousands protest new gov't coalition in Tel Aviv

The demonstration mainly targeted the incoming right-wing government coalition and especially party leaders Deri, Ben-Gvir and Smotrich.

Netanyahu trial: Tycoons knew all cigars, champagne for ex-PM - limo driver

Netanyahu allegedly received NIS 267,254 (about $75,000) from Milchin in cigars and NIS 184,448 (about $52,000) worth of champagne, in addition to jewelry items for his wife, Sara, from 2011 to 2016.

Israel continues slide in global corruption index

Among Middle Eastern countries, the UAE and Qatar rank above Israel. The lowest ranked countries are South Sudan, Syria, Venezuela, Yemen, North Korea, and Afghanistan.

By NITSAN SHAFIR/GLOBES/TNS
26/01/2022

Deri should be barred from politics - opinion

Preventing Deri from once again returning to a government position, following a repeat offense involving monetary misdeeds, would be a step showing that the country has had enough of corruption.

Ex-MK Haneen Zoabi convicted of fraud, forgery in plea deal

Former Balad MK Haneen Zoabi and 12 others were convicted of fraud and forgery by the Nazareth Magistrate’s Court on Monday.

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