14th August 2017
Billionaire is prime suspect in scheme involving use of fake documents in real estate deals abroad, police say; four others also raided, including former top banking official. The Police National Fraud Unit on Monday detained Israeli diamond mogul Beny Steinmetz and four others for questioning in a money-laundering investigation… Read More
10th August 2017
Israel state prosecutors filed on Tuesday indictments for various corruption charges against 10 public officials linked to the far-right Yisrael Beytenu (Israel is Our Home) political party, Israeli media reported. The indictments are the result of a two-year-long investigation known as Case 242, and have been described by the Justice… Read More
7th August 2017
Former top aide to Netanyahu believes actions regarding personal business were not criminal offenses. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s former chief of staff, Ari Harow, who turned state’s witness on Friday, told his associates that he did not turn his back on Netanyahu, and that he does not believe his actions were… Read More
3rd August 2017
Israel’s Shin Bet security service has uncovered a complex Hamas money laundering operation that brought nearly three quarters of a million shekels into the terrorist group’s coffers, the agency announced Thursday. In light of Israeli sanctions on the group, Hamas cannot freely move money in and out of the country. Read More
21st July 2017
US lawmakers introduced legislation on Thursday to strengthen sanctions against the Hezbollah terror group. The proposed law, which is an amendment to existing sanctions, was introduced by Democrats and Republicans in both the House and the Senate, the Reuters news agency reported. Read More
31st May 2017
It seems that every unfolding political corruption scandal in Israel introduces the country to a new, colorful Jewish billionaire with deep pockets. The latest police investigation focusing on Interior Minister Arye Dery is no exception. The news broke on Monday that Dery, his wife, Yaffa Dery and no fewer than… Read More
19th May 2017
Iran struck back against new Trump administration sanctions against its ballistic missile program, calling them illegal and announcing sanctions of its own. In a tit-for-tat move, Iran sanctioned seven entities and two individuals on Thursday, including Horacio Rozanski, chief executive officer of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp., alleging human rights violations… Read More
27th April 2017
It was the summer of 2012, and Jared Kushner was headed downtown. His family’s real estate firm, the Kushner Companies, would spend about $190 million over the next few months on dozens of apartment buildings in tony Lower Manhattan neighborhoods including the… Read More
27th March 2017
Move comes after Americans’ February response to Iranian missile testing. Read More
1st March 2017
The dean of haredi elementary school Tiferet Yaakov was arrested at Ben Gurion Airport on Tuesday upon his return from a fundraising trip abroad, reported Kikar News. Read More