Detectives from the Israel Police anti-corruption unit arrived at Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Jerusalem office on Friday morning, to question him as part of two ongoing investigations into alleged graft.
A Likud lawmaker on Sunday accused billionaire Israeli film producer Arnon Milchan of trying to bring down Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by leaking details of the hundreds of thousands of shekels’ worth of gifts he supposedly gave him and his wife.
Yair Netanyahu, the prime minister’s son, testified Tuesday afternoon to police in connection with the investigation of his father on suspicion of receiving benefits from businessmen.
The publisher of Israel’s best-selling newspaper was called in for further police questioning on Monday amid an ongoing investigation into suspicions that he negotiated a behind-the-scenes deal with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to give the premier more favorable coverage in exchange for legislation that would damage a competing daily.
New leaks from conversations between Benjamin Netanyahu and Yedioth Ahronoth publisher Arnon Mozes reveal the prime minister discussing which journalists are unacceptably hostile to him, and the newspaper mogul pondering how to marginalize them, in the latest dramatic developments in a corruption investigation that threatens Netanyahu’s hold on power.
New information about the conversation at the center of the “2000 Affair”, the existence of which was revealed this morning (Sunday) by the newspaper Haaretz, was revealed a short time ago on Channel 2.
It was 2010. Many journalists and editors at the Yedioth Ahronoth group struggled to understand what was happening around them – why the defense minister at the time, Ehud Barak, was suffering belligerent headlines every day in the newspaper and its Ynet website.
Yedioth Ahronoth publisher Arnon (Noni) Mozes’ financial decisions resulted in substantial losses because of speculative investments, News1’s Yoav Yitzhak reported over the weekend.