Court Urged to Subpoena Ex-chief of Staff in Libel Case

Alleged forger claims the army spokesman at the time orchestrated the collection of dirt on a candidate for chief of staff.

An Israeli court was petitioned on Sunday to subpoena the former leader of the Israeli army and other retired senior officers in the libel suit of former army spokesman Avi Benayahu against two newspapers, Haaretz and Yedioth Ahronoth, and the McCann Erickson public relations firm.