Netanyahu’s Wife Sara Called to Testify in Corruption Probe

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The Times of Israel reports: The criminal investigations into allegations of corruption by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s deepened on Wednesday, as his wife Sara, a Likud minister and the publishing mogul at the center of one of the probes were reportedly summoned by police to testify over two separate cases.

Sara Netanyahu was summoned to give testimony to police on allegations the Netanyahus received hundreds of thousands of shekels worth of cigars, champagne and other gifts from billionaire benefactors, Channel 10 reported.

Meanwhile, Yedioth Ahronoth publisher Arnon Mozes was also reportedly set to be questioned by police for a second time in the other affair, which explores recordings of conversations between him and the prime minister, in which Netanyahu reportedly pledged to advance legislation to hobble the free Israel Hayom newspaper if Mozes’s Yedioth Ahronoth daily gave him more positive coverage.

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