TV News LIES

Wednesday, May 25th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News International Israel ex-foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman on trial

Israel ex-foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman on trial

E-mail Print PDF

Lieberman The trial of Israel's former foreign minister, Avigdor Lieberman, on charges of fraud and breach of trust has begun in Jerusalem.

The charges relate to his alleged involvement in the promotion of Israel's former ambassador to Belarus. Mr Lieberman, who stepped down after the charges were filed in January, pleaded not guilty on all counts.

He heads the Yisrael Beitenu party, which ran on a list with Likud to win last month's elections narrowly.

However, the list only won 31 seats in the 120-strong Knesset, and Likud's leader, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, is currently trying to forge a workable coalition.

The BBC's Yolande Knell says this trial could determine Mr Lieberman's future in politics.
Prosecutors allege the politician intervened to promote Zeev Ben Aryeh, the former ambassador to Belarus, to a post in Latvia.

They say it was a reward for a tip-off about a separate criminal investigation he was facing.

More...

 


Most Recent Related Stories...


Leaked Tapes Suggest Brazil Senators Ousted President To Quash Corruption Probe

leaked tapes show Brazil corruptionBrazil‘s Supreme Court accepted a plea bargain agreement with an ex-senator at the center of a...

Obama gets rock star treatment as he warns against climate change in Vietman

Obama in VietnamPresident Obama urged Vietnam's young leaders to "do something about" climate change, as he concluded his...

Swedish court upholds Assange arrest warrant

Julian AssangeA Swedish lower court upheld on Wednesday the arrest warrant for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, saying...

Investigators play down explosion theory in EgyptAir crash

Explosion theory dismissed in EgyptAir crasPart of a plane chair among recovered debris of the EgyptAir jet that crashed in the...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!