Leader of the Blue and White Party Benny Gantz. Photo: EPA-EFE

Netanyahu rival Gantz offers deal: you can be Israel’s PM again after two years if acquitted

  • Move follows Netanyahu being charged with bribery, fraud and breach of trust
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Leader of the Blue and White Party Benny Gantz. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was charged with bribery, breach of trust and fraud. Photo: EPA-EFE

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu indicted on charges of fraud and accepting bribes

  • According to the indictment, Netanyahu accepted hundreds of thousands of dollars of champagne and cigars from billionaire friends
  • The indictment does not require Netanyahu to resign, but it weakens him with Israel’s political system apparently headed for a third election in under a year
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was charged with bribery, breach of trust and fraud. Photo: EPA-EFE
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