Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was identified as the chief suspect in a massive real estate scandal.
Police on Thursday identified Olmert as the senior figure in the Holyland project scandal.
Defense Minister Ehud Barak on Tuesday called a freeze in West Bank settlements a 'national necessity,' a day after he approved building permits for nearly 500 new housing units in six separate blocs.
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was indicted in three corruption cases.
After finally leaving office this week, Ehud Olmert will have his hands full fighting the corruption charges against him.
Ehud Olmert's formal resignation Sunday was an ignominious end to a premiership marked by multiple corruption scandals, a failed war in Lebanon and unfinished business on the Palestinian, Syrian and Iranian fronts.
From Knesset member to Jerusalem mayor to prime minister, Ehud Olmert's political life