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Former Shayetet 13 Commander Arrested Over ‘Submarine Affair’

Brig. Gen. (res.) Shai Brosh was named Tuesday as the former Shayetet 13 commander who was arrested earlier this week in connection to the “submarine affair” involving crimes suspected by police to have been committed around the purchase of three submarines from the German company ThyssenKrupp – including bribery, fraud, tax evasion and money laundering. Read more

Ex-Minister Eliezer Sandberg Named As Suspect In Widening Submarines Probe

A former minister and associate of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was named Monday as a suspect in the ongoing and ever-expanding corruption investigation into the multi-million-dollar purchase of naval vessels from Germany. Read more

Ex-Senior Netanyahu Official, Former Navy Chief Detained For Questioning

Israel Police detained Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s former bureau chief, David Sharan, was arrested Sunday on suspicion of accepting bribes in the so-called submarine affair. Read more

Israeli State Witness In Submarine Graft Probe Moved To Safe House

Police have reportedly moved to a safe house the state’s witness in an investigation into suspected corruption in a multi-billion-shekel deal to purchase naval vessels from Germany, due to concerns for his safety. Read more

David Shimron’s Stood To Earn Millions From Submarine Deal

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s personal lawyer was due to earn tens of millions of shekels from an agreement, since suspended, to buy three submarines from Germany. That, according to statements reportedly made to the Israel Police by a state’s witness in the case. Read more

German Nightclub Shooting: Two Dead In Constance

A gunman has been shot dead by German police after opening fire at a nightclub in the city of Constance. Read more

One Dead, Multiple Injured In Terror Attack In Hamburg

One person is dead and several others have been injured in knife attack at a supermarket in Hamburg, Germany. Read more

ThyssenKrupp Freezes Partnership With Miki Ganor

German conglomerate ThyssenKrupp has frozen its relationship with their representative in Israel, businessman Miki Ganor. Read more

Did Israel Allow Germany To Sell Submarines To Egypt?

One of the more curious and perhaps more serious aspects of the submarine affair is the Israeli approval given to Germany to sell advanced submarines to Egypt as well. Read more

Germany Postpones Submarine Deal Due To Corruption Probe

Germany has announced it will be postponing the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the sale of three submarines to Israel, scheduled for next week, in light of an ongoing investigation into allegations of corruption in the deal. Read more