Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu filed a libel lawsuit today (Wednesday) against journalists Ben Caspit and Uri Misgav, as well as against political activist Attorney Gonen Ben-Itzhak.

In the statement of claim, Netanyahu officially denied the reports circulated online that he is suffering from pancreatic cancer.

"In the last few weeks, and especially in recent days, the defendants have begun to spread false and malicious information against the Prime Minister, which involves presenting false representations about his health status," Netanyahu wrote in the statement of claim.

He accused that the rumors were spread "while spreading the most malicious, wicked, and serious lies, which include factual determinations such as: The Prime Minister has pancreatic cancer, is unfit, and more. Things that are lies and fabrications."... Read More: Arutz-7