Former Israeli Prime Minister Jailed for Receiving Bribe

Israel’s top court on Tuesday upheld a bribery conviction against former premier Ehud Olmert, which will make him the country’s first ex-prime minister to serve jail time.

The 70-year-old, who was prime minister from 2006 to 2009, was sentenced in May last year to six years in prison on two separate charges of taking bribes in the early 2000s. Read full on Vanguard