June 19, 2024

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In the south of the Gaza Strip, “the fate of Hamas will be the same as in the north, or even worse,” the Israeli defense minister promises.

In the south of the Gaza Strip, “the fate of Hamas will be the same as in the north, or even worse,” the Israeli defense minister promises.

Benjamin Netanyahu Trial Begins Again

Amid the war against Hamas, the corruption trial of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu resumed in Jerusalem on Monday, nearly two months after it was suspended by a bloody Hamas attack on October 7.

Mr. Netanyahu, 74, has been indicted on three counts of corruption, fraud and breach of trust, charges he denies. It is suspected that the head of government tried to get favorable information from the news site Walla! In exchange for government favors that brought hundreds of millions of dollars to Israel’s major telecommunications group Bezek and chairman Shaul Elovich. Walla!.

In another case, he is suspected of receiving large gifts worth around 700,000 shekels (about 175,000 euros) from wealthy individuals. His alleged benefactors include Israeli Hollywood mogul Arnon Milson, the producer Brazil, JFK, beautiful girl And Born murderers Specifically. Mr. Netanyahu, Mr. Milchan is suspected of promoting a tax levy that would have netted him millions of dollars. However, the Israeli Ministry of Finance vetoed it.

The prime minister says he only accepted gifts from friends, not claiming them, and considers himself the victim of a witch hunt. He won’t be called to the stand immediately, but could appear in a few months, according to the Israeli press. His trial, which began in 2020, is unprecedented for a sitting prime minister.

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