Court: Netanyahu Must Publicize Phone Calls Made To Sheldon Adelson

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The Supreme Court ruled Monday that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu must publicize the dates of his phone calls with conservative American Jewish gambling mogul Sheldon Adelson, a major financial backer and publisher of the free newspaper Israel Hayom.

According to the ruling, the prime minister will also need to disclose the dates of phone conversations with Amos Regev, the former editor-in-chief of the daily.

The decision comes as Netanyahu faces deepening legal trouble in a group of criminal probes, including suspicions that he tried to arrange more favorable coverage from the publisher of a rival publication in exchange for curbing Israel Hayom’s circulation numbers. Read more here.

{Matzav.com}

 

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