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Stories with person: Shimon Peres
  • Israeli court convicts ex-PM Olmert of bribery 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 3:58 pm
  • JERUSALEM - An Israeli court on Monday convicted ex-Prime Minister Ehud Olmert in a high-profile bribery case, crushing his hopes for a political comeback and setting the stage for him to become the first Israeli premier to go to prison.

  • Israeli minister questioned over sex allegations 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 1:14 pm
  • JERUSALEM - Police on Tuesday questioned a senior Israeli government minister and presumptive presidential candidate over allegations he committed a sex offense against a former aide 15 years ago - a charge that may not hold up in court but that could derail any hopes for the presidency.