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Israeli Attorney General Charges PM Netanyahu with Corruption

The Israeli prime minister is charged with corruption after accepting gifts from wealthy businesses to “get more positive press coverage.”

Rabat – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing charges of corruption, fraud, and breach of trust, Israel’s Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit announced on November 21.

The Israeli official was allegedly involved in three separate cases of bribery and fraud. Netanyahu accepted “gifts from wealthy businessmen and dispensed favours to try to get more positive press coverage,” the BBC reported.

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The Israeli prime minister denies the allegations against him, claiming that he is the victim of a “witch hunt” by media and left-wing opponents.

Netanyahu also refused to resign.