Topic: Morris Talansky
Olmert's case is one of several similar inquiries that have caused Israelis to question the trustworthiness of their government leaders in recent years. Olmert suggested that this case may have impacted discussions his government was having with the Palestinians.
Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert was cleared today of the central corruption charges that prompted his resignation in 2009, although some lesser charges were upheld.
He is the country's first former prime minister to face criminal charges. The case may signal a more aggressive judicial effort to fight political corruption.
08/31/2009 01:00 am
Corruption allegations by a US businessman have prompted the defense minister to call for him to step down.
05/29/2008 01:00 am
At the Knesset on Thursday, the president spoke in visionary terms of Israel's future, saying that the core of the current regional conflict 'was an ancient battle between good and evil.'
05/16/2008 01:00 am