Move seen as major, but not final, step toward prime minister’s possible resignation
"JERUSALEM - Israel’s state attorney recommended Sunday that Prime Minister Ariel Sharon be indicted for bribe-taking, officials said, in what is
seen as a major — but not final — step toward his possible resignation.
Such an unprecedented indictment of an Israeli prime minister could derail Sharon’s proposal to withdraw from much of the Gaza Strip — or entice him
to move more quickly on the “disengagement” plan, which has broad support in Israel."
Israeli prosecutor recommends indictment against Sharon