Benjamin Netanyahu

Police question Israeli leader over corruption accusations

Israeli police questioned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for about four hours on Sunday over a pair of corruption scandals surrounding the long-ruling Israeli leader.

It was the sixth time police have questioned Netanyahu over the two scandals which have yet to threaten his rule but have chipped away at his public approval ratings. Police spokeswoman Luba Samri confirmed that investigators arrived at Netanyahu's official residence earlier Sunday.

The first investigation reportedly concerns allegations that Netanyahu improperly accepted lavish gifts from wealthy supporters, including Australian billionaire James Packer and Hollywood producer Arnon Milchan. A second...