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Former Israeli PM Ehud Olmert starts 19-month jail term for corruption

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert began a 19 month jail term for corruption on Monday – making him the country’s first ex-head of government

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert began a 19 month jail term for corruption on Monday – making him the country’s first ex-head of government

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Ehud Olmer faces jail after career plagued by corruption scandals

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert joins a long list of elected officials in the country who have been convicted of corruption and sentenced

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert joins a long list of elected officials in the country who have been convicted of corruption and sentenced

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Former Isreali Prime Minister Ehud Olmert convicted of bribery

An Israeli court has found guilty ex-Prime Minister Ehud Olmert in a corruption case, deciding that he did accept bribes in connection with the

An Israeli court has found guilty ex-Prime Minister Ehud Olmert in a corruption case, deciding that he did accept bribes in connection with the

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Questions over former Israel PM's future moves

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert could be set for a return to politics. The 66-year-old has been spared a jail sentence after he was

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert could be set for a return to politics. The 66-year-old has been spared a jail sentence after he was

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Israel's Olmert escapes with suspended sentence

Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert has escaped prison after being found guilty of breach of trust. Jerusalem’s District cCurt instead gave

Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert has escaped prison after being found guilty of breach of trust. Jerusalem’s District cCurt instead gave

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Former Israeli PM faces further corruption charges

Former Israeli prime minister, Ehud Olmert, who is already on trial over corruption allegations is now facing further charges. It is alleged that he

Former Israeli prime minister, Ehud Olmert, who is already on trial over corruption allegations is now facing further charges. It is alleged that he

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Olmert 'corruption' trial resumes in Jerusalem

Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert said he was pleased “the facts will be clarified” as his corruption trial resumed in Jerusalem.   Olmert

Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert said he was pleased “the facts will be clarified” as his corruption trial resumed in Jerusalem.   Olmert

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Ex Israelie Prime Minister On Trial

The trial of the former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on corruption charges has begun in Jerusalem. Mr Olmert stands accused of fraud, breach

The trial of the former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on corruption charges has begun in Jerusalem. Mr Olmert stands accused of fraud, breach

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Former Israeli PM charged with corruption

The former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has been formally charged with corruption. He is accused of taking cash from an American businessman

The former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has been formally charged with corruption. He is accused of taking cash from an American businessman

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Israel's Olmert chairs his last cabinet

With Israel expected to swear in a new government on Tuesday the cabinet of out-going Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has met for the last time. While

With Israel expected to swear in a new government on Tuesday the cabinet of out-going Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has met for the last time. While

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Olmert makes last-ditch effort to have soldier freed

The family of captive Israeli soldier, Gilad Shalit, may finally have their way. For a week, they have camped out in front of the residence of

The family of captive Israeli soldier, Gilad Shalit, may finally have their way. For a week, they have camped out in front of the residence of

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Olmert calls for quick formation of government

Israel’s outgoing Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has called on right-wing leader Benjamin Netanyahu to form a new government as quickly as possible

Israel’s outgoing Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has called on right-wing leader Benjamin Netanyahu to form a new government as quickly as possible

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Olmert calls for quick formation of government

Israel’s outgoing Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has called on right-wing leader Benjamin Netanyahu to form a new government as quickly as possible

Israel’s outgoing Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has called on right-wing leader Benjamin Netanyahu to form a new government as quickly as possible

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Israel: Lasting ceasefire conditional

Israel is ruling out a truce in Gaza unless Hamas agrees to release a captured Israeli soldier. Outgoing Prime Minister Ehud Olmert pledged to

Israel is ruling out a truce in Gaza unless Hamas agrees to release a captured Israeli soldier. Outgoing Prime Minister Ehud Olmert pledged to

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Israelis give their verdict at the polls

Israelis are out in force voting in a snap election called by Prime Minister Ehud Olmert who will stand down due to corruption charges. Some 5.3

Israelis are out in force voting in a snap election called by Prime Minister Ehud Olmert who will stand down due to corruption charges. Some 5.3

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Mitchell meets Olmert on Mid-East peace tour

America’s diplomatic efforts towards Middle East peace have seen President Obama’s new peace envoy meet the Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert

America’s diplomatic efforts towards Middle East peace have seen President Obama’s new peace envoy meet the Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert

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Palestinian officials dismiss legal immunity for Israeli military

Palestinian officials have said a pledge by Ehud Olmert to protect Israeli soldiers from prosecution over alleged war crimes in the Gaza Strip will

Palestinian officials have said a pledge by Ehud Olmert to protect Israeli soldiers from prosecution over alleged war crimes in the Gaza Strip will

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EU leaders work for sustainable ceasefire in Gaza

EU leaders have vowed to do everything in their power to contribute to a lasting and sustainable ceasefire in Gaza. European leaders have been in

EU leaders have vowed to do everything in their power to contribute to a lasting and sustainable ceasefire in Gaza. European leaders have been in

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Ceasefire in Gaza "imminent"

Sources in Israel say a ceasefire in Gaza is imminent. It is reported that Prime Minister Ehud Olmert called the Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak to

Sources in Israel say a ceasefire in Gaza is imminent. It is reported that Prime Minister Ehud Olmert called the Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak to

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Israel likely to declare unilateral Gaza ceasefire

The war in Gaza is expected to end within hours. Israeli leaders are planning to end their bombardment without any agreement with Hamas, after more

The war in Gaza is expected to end within hours. Israeli leaders are planning to end their bombardment without any agreement with Hamas, after more

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Glimmers of hope over a ceasefire in Gaza

There is growing speculation that Egypt and Hamas are close to agreeing a deal for a 10-day ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinian militant

There is growing speculation that Egypt and Hamas are close to agreeing a deal for a 10-day ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinian militant

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What next for Israel after Gaza?

Hamas rockets landed in southern Israel again today, despite 17 days of fighting in Gaza designed to smash the militants’ ability to launch missiles

Hamas rockets landed in southern Israel again today, despite 17 days of fighting in Gaza designed to smash the militants’ ability to launch missiles

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Death and destruction in Gaza

In Gaza every new day brings fresh bombardments. Now Israeli reservists are fighting on the ground in Gaza. The Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert

In Gaza every new day brings fresh bombardments. Now Israeli reservists are fighting on the ground in Gaza. The Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert

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Israel says Gaza ceasefire may come soon

Israel went in to Gaza to stop Hamas firing rockets across the border. But they still keep coming, if in fewer numbers. Sderot lies to the northeast

Israel went in to Gaza to stop Hamas firing rockets across the border. But they still keep coming, if in fewer numbers. Sderot lies to the northeast

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Israeli cabinet discusses Gaza

The Israeli cabinet has discussed the fighting in Gaza. Outgoing Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Israel was close to fulfilling its aims, but called

The Israeli cabinet has discussed the fighting in Gaza. Outgoing Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Israel was close to fulfilling its aims, but called

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Fresh efforts to secure Gaza truce

International peace-brokering has had no immediate impact in ending the Gaza conflict. But, as his Middle East mission continues, French President

International peace-brokering has had no immediate impact in ending the Gaza conflict. But, as his Middle East mission continues, French President