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Ehud Olmert Scandal

Former Israeli PM Sentenced To 6 Years In Prison

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 07.12.2014 | World

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — An Israeli court sentenced former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert to six years in prison for his role in a bribery scandal, cappi...

Olmert Convicted Of Bribery

Reuters | Rami Amichay | Posted 05.30.2014 | World

* Olmert could face up to 10 years in jail; will appeal verdict * Charges relate to Jerusalem housing project * Former ...

Israel's Former PM Olmert Charged With Corruption

The Guardian | Rory McCarthy in Jerusalem | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Israeli prosecutors charged the former prime minister Ehud Olmert with corruption today in three separate cases after months of high-profile investiga...

Bush's Final Gift: Gaza

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Margolis

Just when we thought it was impossible for the calamitous George Bush and Svengali Dick Cheney to do any more damage to the world or to America's inte...

Israel's Livni Calls On Olmert To Step Down

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni on Thursday called on the country's embattled prime minister to step down immediately in light ...

Olmert To Resign Immediately After Vote For Successor

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

JERUSALEM — Ehud Olmert pledged Thursday to immediately resign as Israel's prime minister once his party chooses his successor as leader next we...

Olmert's Dignified Exit

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alon Ben-Meir

Olmert's shortcomings notwithstanding, he pursued peace -- a choice that should not be denied its grandeur or be pawned off as a last effort to distract public attention from his personal troubles.

Olmert Agrees To Hold Early Primaries

New York Times | ISABEL KERSHNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The embattled prime minister of Israel, Ehud Olmert, agreed on Wednesday to hold primaries in his centrist Kadima Party by late September, averting a ...