Video: Olmert charged with fraud

Israel's former prime minister denies allegations of fraud and corruption.

    Ehud Olmert, Israel's former prime minister, has been charged with corruption.

    The fraud and tax evasion allegations relate to when he was serving as the mayor of Jerusalem and as a cabinet minister before he became prime minister in 2006.

    Olmert, who denies the allegations, could be jailed for up to 10 years if found guilty.

    See Al Jazeera's Sherine Tadros report from Jerusalem above. Click here to read more.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.

    Heron Gate mass eviction: 'We never expected this in Canada'

    Hundreds face mass eviction in Canada's capital

    About 150 homes in one of Ottawa's most diverse and affordable communities are expected to be torn down in coming months

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    In 1959, a year before Nigeria's independence, a 23-year-old student helped colour the country's identity.