Israeli Police Recommend Charging Netanyahu With Bribery, Fraud


Israeli police on Tuesday recommended corruption charges be brought against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in a move that could lead to a formal indictment and threaten his grip on power.

The police recommended that prosecutors charge the Israeli leader for receiving gifts from businessmen, including billionaire Hollywood producer Arnon Milchan and Australian billionaire James Packer, according to a statement. They also said Mr. Netanyahu tried to negotiate favorable coverage in a newspaper in return for limiting the…