Israeli police have recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on bribery charges involving Israel’s telecom giant.

Police have established an evidentiary foundation to charge Netanyahu and his wife Sara with accepting bribes, fraud and breach of trust.

The case revolves around suspicions that confidants of Netanyahu promoted regulations worth hundreds of millions of dollars to the Bezeq telecom company in exchange for positive coverage of the prime minister on Bezeq’s news website, Walla.

Police have already recommended indicting Netanyahu on corruption charges in two other cases, one involving accepting gifts from billionaire friends, and the second over trading positive media coverage for advantageous legislation for a newspaper.

Netanyahu has denied any wrongdoing, dismissing the accusations as a witch hunt orchestrated by the media.

Read the article in The Corowa Free Press (AAP Newswire).