Middle East

    • Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert speaks to a lawyer upon his arrival at the Tel Aviv District Court in Israel, May 13, 2014. 
    • Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert at the Tel Aviv District Court in Israel, May 13, 2014. 
    • Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert (center) leaves the Tel Aviv District Court, in Israel, May 13, 2014. 
    • Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert (2nd L) hugs a woman while waiting to hear his verdict at the Tel Aviv District Court, March 31, 2014.
    • Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert (2nd right) waits to hear his verdict at the Tel Aviv District Court March 31, 2014. 

    Court Sentences Former Israeli PM Olmert to 6 Years

    Published May 13, 2014

    On Tuesday, May 13, 2014, former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced to six years in prison for his role in a wide-ranging bribery case, capping a stunning fall from grace for one of the most powerful men in the country.


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