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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends a weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem

PM blasts comptroller for denying access to funds for legal defense

State Comptroller Joseph Shapira is set to decide whether Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu can accept donations from high-profile allies to pay for his legal defense in his corruption cases.


A-G: Netanyahu to return legal defense funds if Comptroller disapproves

In mid-January, State Comptroller Joseph Shapira referred the issue to Mandelblit for legal consideration.


Comptroller refers PM legal defense funds issue to A-G

Netanyahu received illegal funding from his cousin, Nathan Milikowsky, amounting to $300,000.

Yosef Shapira

Netanyahu cannot use donations to finance his defense team

"Legal expenses arising from a criminal investigation, which includes a suspicion of criminal acts in connection with various capital owners, should not be carried out by financiers."

Joseph Shapira‏

Comptroller fines Likud hefty sum for Likudiada

Normally clean Yesh Atid, Hatnua also fined.

Israel's high-speed trains will race 100 mph along a network of eight bridges and six tunnels that c

Israel plagued by pollution, corruption

Israel's comptroller reported on the faulty infrastructure creating a threat through out the state.

Israeli soldiers of the Caracal battalion carry their comrade on a stretcher during a march

Jewish Agency, health ministry blasted over failures in watchdog report

Comptroller blasts gov’t for deficiencies in medical, natural gas and Jewish Agency areas in annual report.

Benjamin Netanyahu

Analysis: Bibi Tours gone in the blink of an eye

The comptroller wrote that Netanyahu, like other ministers, failed to consult the proper committee on whether receipt of the travel funds violated the law.


Special report blasts Netanyahu for 'Bibi Tours Affair'

Attorney General, Comptroller fight over need for criminal probe.

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