Former Israel PM Olmert convicted of bribery

2014-03-31 11:00

Tel Aviv district court has convicted former prime minister Ehud Olmert in a trial for corruption linked to a major property development in Jerusalem, Israeli media reports say.

Olmert slams Israel on Palestinian UN bid

2012-12-04 09:00

Israel had no reason to oppose Palestine's UN observer state membership, says ex-prime minister Ehud Olmert, who plans to announce whether he will run in the next polls.

Mixed verdict in ex-Israeli PM trial

2012-07-10 15:11

Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert has been found guilty of a corruption charge in the first criminal trial, but acquitted on two other counts, in what is seen as a victory for him.

Ex-PM Olmert faces new charges

2011-03-14 20:29

Israel's State Prosecutor's Office says it intends indicting former premier Ehud Olmert and 17 other people for bribery and other charges.

Palestinians 'knew' of impending Gaza war

2010-11-29 19:03

A US diplomatic cable released by WikiLeaks suggests that Israel told Palestinian leaders and Egypt that it was going to attack the Gaza Strip before the war began nearly two years ago.

Olmert pleads not-guilty in graft trial

2009-12-21 16:05

Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert has pleaded not guilty, denying all the graft charges against him in the first case of its kind in the history of the Jewish state.

Israeli ex-ministers jailed

2009-06-24 21:26

Israeli courts have sentenced two former cabinet ministers convicted of corruption to lengthy prison terms.


Israel's Lieberman resists calls to resign

2012-12-14 08:50

Israel's foreign minister has declined to step down after calls for him to do so after he was charged with breach of trust for allegedly compromising an investigation into his business dealings.

Abbas: Olmert was '2 months' from peace

2012-10-15 11:01

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says he and Ehud Olmert were "two months" away from a peace deal before Olmert had to resign as Israeli prime minister.

Are Israel's pre-1967 borders indefensible?

2011-05-26 10:06

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has repeatedly said his country's pre-1967 lines are "indefensible".

US tries to contain Mideast leak fallout

2011-01-25 13:02

The United States is scrambling to contain diplomatic fallout from leaked documents showing Palestinian negotiators offered big concessions to Israel.

Ex-Israeli PM: Why talks failed

2010-09-20 12:03

Israel's former premier has given his most detailed description yet of his failed 2008 peace offer to the Palestinians.

Ex-Israeli PM in court

2009-09-25 10:26

Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert has appeared in court for an arraignment hearing on three counts of graft.

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