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Netanyahu questioned by police again after the detention of Yitzchak Molcho, who carried out his most sensitive missions

Netanyahu questioned by police for fifth time in alleged corruption probe (Haaretz)
Netanyahu associates were detained in recent days as part of probe into wrongdoing in the sale of German submarines, a case in which Netanyahu has not been interrogated as a suspect

Israeli police turn up heat on Netanyahu (Al Monitor)
BEN CASPIT The detention of Yitzhak Molcho, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s personal envoy and closest associate, sends shock waves through Israel’s security and political arenas

Israel police ensnare the keeper of Netanyahu’s deepest and darkest secrets (Haaretz)
YOSSI VERTER A bit foreign minister, a bit Mossad, a bit Shin Bet: Molcho carried out Netanyahu’s most sensitive missions – and they’ll remain under wraps for decades to come

The kings of Netanyahu’s swamp (Ynet)
The involvement of the prime minister’s most intimate confidants, Yitzhak Molcho and David Shimron, in two of the affairs being investigated by the police points to their blindness

AND SEE:
Bill accused of shielding Netanyahu from charges clears early hurdle (Jerusalem Post)
Legislation that would stop police from making recommendations to the attorney-general at the end of investigations – which opponents have said is meant to shield the prime minister from indictment on corruption charges – has passed a preliminary reading 52-42 in the Knesset

Israeli envoy to US questioned in PM corruption investigation (Ynet)
Israeli Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer was summoned by the police recently to testify in the illicit gifts investigation against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Cartoon: Haaretz

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