PM Netanyahu indicted for bribery, fraud and breach of trust Nov 22, 2019 0 148 12345 AFPJerusalemIsrael’s embattled Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was indicted on a range of corruption charges on Thursday, potentially spelling an end to his decades-long political career.Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit “decided to file charges against the Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for offences of receiving a bribe, fraud, and breach of trust,” a justice ministry statement said.Netanyahu, who strongly denies all the charges, becomes the first Israeli prime minister to be indicted while in office.Rightwinger Netanyahu, who is nicknamed “Mr Security” and “King Bibi” and has been in power since 2009, is Israel’s longest-serving prime minister and dominates the country’s political scene.The indictment comes as Israel faces a potential third election in a year, with neither Netanyahu nor his main rival able to form a government after two deadlocked elections.Netanyahu is not legally required to resign until he is convicted and all appeals are exhausted. RELATED ARTICLES Turkey says 200 Syrians returned to area cleared of Kurd militia Nov 22, 2019 0 1697 Iran’s Guards praise ‘timely’ action against protests Nov 22, 2019 0 212 Lebanese pupils protest against ‘outdated’ curriculum Nov 22, 2019 0 158 Four protesters killed in Iraq’s Baghdad, say medics, police AFP Baghdad Four protesters were killed and dozens wounded in overnight clashes with security forces in Iraq’s capital Baghdad, security and medical sources told AFP on Thursday. Anti-government demonstrators have .. Israel again detains Palestinian governor of Jerusalem: Police AFP Jerusalem Israeli forces detained the Palestinian governor of Jerusalem on Thursday, taking him from his home in the city’s east for interrogation, a police spokesman said. Adnan Ghaith’s apprehension came a day .. 18 militants killed by Burkina Faso police Ouagadougou: Burkina Faso authorities said 18 “terrorists” were killed when they attempted to attack a police base in the north of the country, where security services have been struggling to quell a rising jihadist .. Pro-Haftar forces in Libya ‘shoot down Italian drone’ Benghazi: Forces loyal to Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar said they shot down an Italian drone in western Libya, flying in a zone under their control. “We shot down the Italian drone with an anti-aircraft missile, north ..