Sunday, April 8, 2007

Some nice news tidbits before the end of Pesach

Report: MK Bishara to resign from Knesset

Balad chairman has left Israel and is expected to resign from Knesset after Passover, Israeli Arab newspaper al-Sinara reports; Balad MK Wasil Taha denies report. Bishara questioned by police several times in past, particularly following his visits to Syria (for complete article, click here)

and this, too

Last update - 16:55 08/04/2007

Findings of probes with possible ties to Olmert termed 'grave'

By Zvi Zarahiya, Haaretz Correspondent

In the near future, State Comptroller Micha Lindenstrauss intends to release reports on alleged financial improprieties by Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and his wife Aliza concerning the Trade Ministry's Investment Center and the purchase of their apartment on Cremieux Street in Jerusalem.

Officials of the Comptroller's Office believe that the findings will be "grave."

The Investment Center affair was uncovered nine months ago by Haaretz and concerns an alleged conflict of interest that occured when Olmert was minister of industry, trade and labor. Olmert is suspected of fraud and a breach of trust by giving preference in a tender to a factory which is represented by his long-time partner, attorney Uri Messer. (for complete article, click here)

Chag Sameach!


Albert Howard said...

Be encouraged and keep on blogging!

Shalom Mishpochah!

Batya said...

Thank you and good luck!