Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu listens to his then cabinet secretary Avichai Mandelblit at a 2014 meeting. Mandelblit, now attorney general, intends to charge Netanyahu with corruption. Photo: Reuters

Israeli attorney general plans to charge PM Benjamin Netanyahu with corruption

  • Benjamin Netanyahu is accused of accepting improper gifts including champagne and cigars, and handing out favours for positive media coverage
  • If the case proceeds, it would be the first prosecution of a sitting Israeli prime minister
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Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu listens to his then cabinet secretary Avichai Mandelblit at a 2014 meeting. Mandelblit, now attorney general, intends to charge Netanyahu with corruption. Photo: Reuters
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