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Netanyahu celebrates as corruption case falters

Opposition head Benjamin Netanyahu scored political points after the judges in his trial rejected the prosecution's request to amend the charges against him.
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The judges in the trial of former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected the prosecution’s request to amend his indictment.

Since the beginning of the trial, the prosecution’s case against the former prime minister has seemed weak. The prosecutors were counting on their most important witness, former director of the Ministry of Communications and Netanyahu confidant Shlomo Filber, incriminating him.

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