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His acquittal leaves the former prime minister well-placed for a return to politics, something that could change the future of the peace process, writes Nir Eisikovits in Christian Science Monitor.
Olmert will almost certainly...
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Ehud Olmert and Mahmoud Abbas made advances in peace talks but could not overcome differences over settlements and refugees in time.
The sides agreed on sharing Jerusalem’s Old City and on the security conditions for a Palestinian state, Olmert, the former Israeli prime minister,...
October 12, 2010 | 11:05 am
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Israeli police have recommended that prosecutors indict Ehud Olmert in a real estate scandal.
The police investigations unit turned over its file on the Holyland apartment project scandal to State Prosecutor Moshe Lador on Monday along. The police recommendation has no formal...
May 25, 2010 | 12:15 pm
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was questioned in connection with a massive real estate scandal.
Police from the National Unit for Aggravated and International Crime in Lod questioned Olmert for about eight hours on Tuesday as part of the investigation into the Holyland...
May 3, 2010 | 9:36 am
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert could be indicted in another political corruption affair.
Prosecutors informed Olmert Monday that they are considering indicting him for making political appointments while serving as minister of industry and trade. The indictment is pending...
April 19, 2010 | 3:26 pm
Whether or not he is found guilty of taking bribes in the Jerusalem Holyland corruption scandal, Ehud Olmert’s political career is almost certainly over.
At best, the former prime minister and ex-mayor of Jerusalem can expect many months, if not years, of litigation that will...
April 15, 2010 | 8:07 am
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.
Olmert voluntarily cut short a planned visit abroad Wednesday to return to...
April 8, 2010 | 10:27 am
The corruption trial of Ehud Olmert has been postponed for a month after the arrest of the ex-prime minister’s former aide.
During a hearing on Thursday, the Jerusalem District Court rejected a motion filed by Olmert’s defense attorney to stop the trial completely until the...
August 31, 2009 | 12:09 pm
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was indicted in three corruption cases.
Israel’s State Prosecutor’s Office filed the charges on Sunday in three cases alleging that Olmert double-billed for overseas trips, made improper appointments when he was minister of trade and labor...
March 31, 2009 | 7:15 pm
After finally leaving office this week, Ehud Olmert will have his hands full fighting the corruption charges against him.
There is little sympathy in Israel for the outgoing prime minister, who is widely viewed as a corrupt politician who failed to achieve the lofty goals he set for...
December 29, 2008 | 7:17 pm
December 28, 2008 | 6:02 pmIsrael steps up Gaza operation
(JTA) – Israel bombed smugglers' tunnels under the Gaza-Egypt border as part of its wide-ranging operation against Hamas in Gaza.
The airstrike Sunday, which reportedly destroyed some 40 arms-smuggling tunnels, prompted hundreds of Gazans to breach...
December 27, 2008 | 11:05 pmOlmert to Israelis: Unite around Gaza operation
JERUSALEM (JTA) -- No country should have to live under constant threat of missile barrages, Ehud Olmert told the Israeli people.
In an address Saturday night, Israel's prime minister, flanked by Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni and...
December 25, 2008 | 11:55 pmJERUSALEM (JTA) -- The renewal of intense Palestinian rocket attacks on Israeli civilian areas has put Israelis in a somber mood during the usually festive week of Chanukah.
The new fighting erupted Friday -- the day a six-month truce between Hamas and Israel expired and the Islamist...
December 23, 2008 | 5:36 pmAlmost anyone who celebrates Chanukah today knows at least the rudimentary outline of its story. A righteous Judean clan in the 2nd century B.C.E. led an uprising against Greek-influenced Seleucid rulers who had desecrated the Temple and outlawed the traditional practices of Judaism....
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