Thousand gather in Tel Aviv demanding Netanyahu resignation

Thousands rallied in central Tel Aviv Saturday demanding the resignation Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, media reported.
Speakers at the rally largely focused on Netanyahu’s ongoing legal troubles as grounds for him to step down, according to Israeli newspaper Haaretz.
Netanyahu was slapped with corruption charges by Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit after a lengthy investigation into the PM’s alleged influence-peddling and accepting of expensive gifts.

Israel PM Netanyahu charged with corruption

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was charged with bribery, fraud and breach of trust by country’s attorney general in connection with three separate cases, making him the first Israeli premier to be indicted while in office. Mr Netanyahu is alleged to have accepted gifts from wealthy businessmen and dispensed favours to try to get more positive press coverage. Meanwhile, Netanyahu, 70, has steadfastly denied wrongdoing.