Jerusalem — Israeli police questioned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday over a case involving the country’s largest telecoms firm, one of three corruption investigations in which he has been named as a suspect. He has denied wrongdoing in all three. Authorities allege Netanyahu awarded regulatory favours to Bezeq Telecom Israel in return for more positive coverage of him and his wife on a news website owned by the company. Netanyahu, a conservative serving his fourth term as premier, said through a spokesperson after about four hours of questioning, that he was certain the probe — known as Case 4000 — "has finally collapsed". His spokesperson said that an overview of the website’s reporting on the prime minister during the period in question showed that it had "remained negative ... changing not a whit". Netanyahu has been questioned over the allegation several times. He has sought to cast all three of the cases, and media coverage of them, as a politically motivated witch...

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