Former prime minister was found guilty in March of unlawfully accepting money from American supporter Moshe Talansky.
Cpl. Shachar Berrin, 19, was tried and jailed by the IDF for describing his personal experience of the occupation on German TV.
Regime forces carry out some 15 air strikes in and around the ancient city.
With one hand the hypocritical president condemns Israel, and with the other he signs a deal to supply it with arms.