Global Statistics

All countries
136,638,582
Confirmed
Updated on April 12, 2021 3:38 am
All countries
109,843,040
Recovered
Updated on April 12, 2021 3:38 am
All countries
2,949,405
Deaths
Updated on April 12, 2021 3:38 am

COVID-19 Global Statistics

All countries
136,638,582
Confirmed
Updated on April 12, 2021 3:38 am
All countries
109,843,040
Recovered
Updated on April 12, 2021 3:38 am
All countries
2,949,405
Deaths
Updated on April 12, 2021 3:38 am

Support Corruption-Free

Supporting Corruption-Free isn’t a transaction for an online service. Our Community is for people like you who care about a common good: ensuring that balanced, independent coverage of Nigeria and the world continues to be available to millions across the world, for free.

Interior Minister Questioned for 8th Time In Corruption Probe

Israel Enables Christians to Celebrate Jesus’ Baptism Holiday Despite Coronavirus

Although the pandemic is keeping Christians and others from visiting the Holy Land, Israel is helping local Christians under lockdown celebrate their...

With 15 strokes of a pen, President Biden reverses Trump on climate, virus and immigration

US President Joe Biden moved swiftly to dismantle Donald Trump’s legacy on his first day in office, signing a series of executive...

Report: Former US President Plans to Flee the White House early

In the wake of yesterday's shocking riots and after finally admitting defeat in November's presidential election, Donald Trump - along with wife...

Larry King, hospitalized with COVID, moved out of ICU

LOS ANGELES — Veteran talk show host Larry King, suffering from COVID-19, has been moved out of the intensive care unit at...

America’s Fate To Be Decided in Two Days

Civil war or the will of the people? The events on two days in the next two weeks will...

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri left the offices of the Israel Police’s anti-corruption unit Lahav 433 in Lod on Thursday, after his eighth round of questioning in an ongoing investigation into a slew of corruption suspicions against him.

“As usual I answered all the questions I was asked,” he tweeted. “Everything is fine and will be even better, God willing.”

“I would also like to thank all those who wished me well on the occasion of my birthday. Let there be only joy in Israel,” he concluded.

Deri is suspected of diverting hundreds of thousands of shekels in state funds to NGOs run by members of his immediate family, as well as suspected tax fraud linked to the sale of apartments to his brother.

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri (l) and his wife Yaffa seen leaving their home in Jerusalem, on May 29, 2017. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

In some of the previous rounds of interrogations in July, August, and September, investigators questioned both Deri and his wife, Yaffa, who runs two of the organizations, Mifalot Simcha and Yehudia Yaale, that allegedly received the public funds.

They face possible charges of theft, fraud, and tax evasion.

Yaffa Deri is suspected of using money donated to her nonprofit organizations to purchase real estate. She has joined her husband for two of the previous rounds of questioning.

Both Deris have been questioned under caution as criminal suspects.

Aryeh Deri has previously denied any wrongdoing on his part or his wife’s, and said the couple would “give answers to all the questions,” and cooperate fully with the investigation.

Deri already served 22 months in prison from 2000 to 2002, after he was convicted of taking bribes as interior minister in the 1990s.

He reclaimed the leadership of his Shas party shortly before 2015’s Knesset elections, replacing Eli Yishai. He returned to his Interior Ministry post last year, after a court ruled his prior conviction did not disqualify him from the position.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Hot Topics

Israel Enables Christians to Celebrate Jesus’ Baptism Holiday Despite Coronavirus

Although the pandemic is keeping Christians and others from visiting the Holy Land, Israel is helping local Christians under lockdown celebrate their...

With 15 strokes of a pen, President Biden reverses Trump on climate, virus and immigration

US President Joe Biden moved swiftly to dismantle Donald Trump’s legacy on his first day in office, signing a series of executive...

Report: Former US President Plans to Flee the White House early

In the wake of yesterday's shocking riots and after finally admitting defeat in November's presidential election, Donald Trump - along with wife...

Related Articles

Israel Enables Christians to Celebrate Jesus’ Baptism Holiday Despite Coronavirus

Although the pandemic is keeping Christians and others from visiting the Holy Land, Israel is helping local Christians under lockdown celebrate their...

With 15 strokes of a pen, President Biden reverses Trump on climate, virus and immigration

US President Joe Biden moved swiftly to dismantle Donald Trump’s legacy on his first day in office, signing a series of executive...

Report: Former US President Plans to Flee the White House early

In the wake of yesterday's shocking riots and after finally admitting defeat in November's presidential election, Donald Trump - along with wife...