Israeli police have recommended Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu be tried for alleged fraud, bribery and breach of trust this evening according to media reports.

Two cases document the charges.

File 2000 alleges Netanyahu requested positive coverage from Israeli newspaper Yediot Acharonot in return for help against a rival publication.

File 1000 alleges he received extravagant gifts from Hollywood mogul Arnon Milchin.
Netanyahu is also suspected of alleged fraud and breach of trust in a case involving Australian billionaire James Packer surrounding gifts received.

Israeli media say investigators have questioned Mr Netanyahu at least seven times.
Netanyahu told Israeli television the allegations were “baseless” and would “end with nothing”.

He added that he would continue in his post.

Material will be passed to the Attorney General for examination and a decision on whether to take the cased further.