Netanyahu aide turns state witness as Israeli PM visits Washington

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Nir Hefetz, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's "spin doctor" and confidant, signed a deal with police to turn state's evidence in the bribery case involving the Bezeq telecom giant and the Walla news site.

In a Facebook video posted to his official page last week, Netanyahu announced he would be flying to the U.S. Sunday to meet with a "big friend of Israel, a true friend, President Donald Trump", according to a translation by The Jerusalem Post. Amid reports of deepening White House chaos, Trump is facing an intensifying investigation over his election campaign's alleged collusion with Russian Federation.

Beneath the veneer of U.S.

Netanyahu's legal woes and the political toll they've taken may allow Trump to smell weakness - to twist the prime minister's arm in an effort to win concessions that could bring the Palestinians back to the negotiating table.

Netanyahu named Iran as the greatest challenge facing the United States and Israel in the Middle East. "Iran must be stopped".

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Tiffany added: "So many ". "Because my daddy from Eritrea and he passed away, and I want to pay respect". And if I ever end up at the Oscars to honor my people .

President Trump said he is looking into attending the opening of the embassy.

There is distrust beneath surface between the USA and Israel.

Netanyahu said of Trump's decision: "This will be remembered by our people through the ages". And although Israel's government is overjoyed by Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, misgivings are percolating over Iran.

Israel has accused Tehran of seeking a permanent military presence in Syria, where Iranian-backed forces support Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in a civil war.

Mutual feelings on the Iran deal aside, Netanyahu and other top Israeli officials are highly critical of Trump's policy in Syria.

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Top-selling daily Yediot Aharonot said while Netanyahu was being questioned for five hours at his official Jerusalem residence, Sara was being grilled at national fraud squad headquarters near Tel Aviv.

But Trump conceded: "If they don't, you don't have peace, and that's a possibility also".

"We want to know and we must know, what the USA position will be if we do enter into some wider confrontation with Iran", Michael Oren, a deputy Israeli cabinet minister and former ambassador to Washington, said on Sunday on Israel's Channel 13 TV.

Netanyahu was communications minister from 2014-2017, while also serving as prime minister. Israeli police recommended in February that he be indicted on bribery and breach of trust charges, following a 14-month investigation into his alleged acceptance of gifts and participation in a legislative quid pro quo scheme.

Israel's prime minister thanked the president for his announcement telling the world that he would move the embassy to Jerusalem this May, calling it a "historic proclamation".

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Monday's meeting comes in the middle of the annual American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) conference in Washington, where Netanyahu will speak, along with Vice President Mike Pence and UN Ambassador Nikki Haley.

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