With Israel elections in sight, former PM Olmert to decide on his political future
Knesset, political officials urge former premier to run for office, despite a recent conviction and a pending trial; former IDF chief Ashkenazi rumored to consider joining Olmert.
Former prime minister Ehud Olmert will decide whether or not he intends to run in the upcoming elections within days. Political sources indicatedon Wednesday that former IDF chief Gabi Ashkenazi was thinking of aligning himself with the former premier.
Consultations with legal advisers have reportedly "paved the way" for Olmert's possible return to politics, despite the fact that...