'No regrets', says soldier jailed for killing terrorist

'I would do it again', says Elor Azariya, who was jailed for shooting wounded terrorist.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2018, 8:43 AM

Elor Azariya's father files complaint against police

Rejection of ex-soldier's weapon permit leaked to media before official response, father vows action. 'This only proves efforts to harm us.'Tal Polon, 8/20/2018, 12:45 PM

Elor Azariya: My life has been threatened

Soldier convicted of shooting wounded terrorist slams police for refusing to grant him a permit to carry a firearm.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2018, 6:19 PM

Elor Azariya denied weapons permit

Police reject request for permit to carry a weapon on grounds that shooting of wounded terrorist proves Azariya is dangerous.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2018, 3:49 PM

Azariya family confronts Ya'alon

Parents of soldier convicted for shooting wounded terrorist disrupt speech by former Defense Minister, confront him over treatment of son.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/13/2018, 9:51 AM

Elor Azariya asks for gun license

MK Nava Boker requests that soldier who served time be permitted to carry a gun due to threats to him and his family.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/5/2018, 1:07 AM

IDF Ethics Code author rips celebrations after Azariya's release

'This is someone who knowingly killed and did not express one word of remorse, and did not show, even a bit, allegiance to IDF values.'Tal Polon, 5/8/2018, 2:35 PM

One last drive for Elor

'Rochevei Tzion' motorcycle group marks release of ex-IDF sergeant Elor Azariya, convicted of killing terrorist in 2016 shooting.Yoni Kempinski, 5/8/2018, 12:08 PM

Watch: Azariya family celebrates

Crowd gathers outside Azariya family home to celebrate release of Elor Azariya from prison.Yoni Kempinski, 5/8/2018, 11:33 AM

'Erase Elor Azariya's criminal record'

Culture Minister vows to help convicted ex-IDF soldier who shot wounded terrorist obtain a clean record. 'I wish him peace and quiet.'Hezki Baruch, 5/8/2018, 11:24 AM

'From today - only happiness for the Azariya family'

Charlie and Oshra Azariya ecstatic upon their son's release. Minister Bennett: 'Happy Elor is home - he was wronged.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/8/2018, 9:54 AM

Elor Azariya released from prison

Former IDF soldier convicted of manslaughter after shooting wounded Arab terrorist released from prison.Kobi Finkler, 5/8/2018, 7:56 AM

Why is the National Insurance Institute hounding Elor Azariya?

National Insurance Institute demands NIS 5,000 from Azariya as a 'discharged soldier.' Following publication, demand cancelled.Mordechai Sones, 3/20/2018, 8:07 PM

IDF court drops one third of Elor Azariya's sentence

Former IDF soldier convicted of killing wounded terrorist to be freed on May 10th after IDF judge drops one third of 14-month sentence.David Rosenberg, 3/19/2018, 2:25 PM

'Free imprisoned IDF soldier as quickly as possible'

Deputy Defense Minister Ben Dahan calls for release of Elor Azariya, who shot wounded terrorist suspected of wearing a suicide vest.Benny Tucker, 3/16/2018, 10:34 AM

Likud MK: Free Elor for Passover

MK Nurit Koren urges the military prosecution to show mercy and release former IDF soldier Elor Azariya from prison.Benny Tocker, 3/16/2018, 3:15 AM

'Azariya must express remorse if he wants to be released'

Former Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon says Elor Azariya's request for parole should be dependent on admission of guilt.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/14/2018, 3:49 PM

Elor Azariya faces parole hearing Wednesday

Former IDF soldier jailed for killing wounded terrorist in 2016 could be released immediately from prison if granted parole.David Rosenberg, 3/14/2018, 8:44 AM

Could Elor Azariya be released from prison this month?

IDF's Prison 4, where Elor Azariya is serving sentence for shooting wounded terrorist, recommends ex-IDF soldier be paroled.David Rosenberg, 3/1/2018, 7:39 PM

Bennett: I intend to be PM after Netanyahu

Jewish Home leader says current government is good, but he intends to lead national camp after PM retires.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/23/2018, 8:38 PM

'No policeman in the world would tolerate such treatment'

IDF General: Restraint of soldiers slapped by PA girl 'not good. We must reach point where Arabs don't dare approach beyond certain range.'Eliran Aharon, 12/27/2017, 8:58 PM

'Please Mr. President, pardon Elor'

Despite President Rivlin's refusal to grant clemency request to Elor Azariya, family of jailed soldier urge president to reconsider.David Rosenberg, 12/24/2017, 4:06 PM

Rivlin to pardon convicted soldier on Independence Day

President Rivlin considers whether to pardon convicted IDF soldier Elor Azariya on Israel's 70th birthday.Reut Hadar, 12/15/2017, 9:24 AM

Israelis back presidential pardon for Elor Azariya

By double-digit margin, Israelis favor presidential pardon for Elor Azariya. Israelis also back Hotovely following controversial comments.David Rosenberg, 12/11/2017, 10:29 AM

Knesset considers 'Elor Azariya Law'

Bill would shield soldiers from criminal prosecution for actions taken in the line of duty, in wake of Elor Azariya's conviction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2017, 6:15 PM

Netanyahu signs petition calling for amnesty for Elor Azariya

PM joins petitioners calling on President Rivlin to reconsider refusal to pardon soldier convicted for shooting wounded terrorist.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/27/2017, 7:41 PM

'Leadership isn't measured in social media likes'

Former Defense Minister Ya'alon says "leadership is not about 'likes' - it's about what you are willing to sacrifice for."Orly Harari, 11/25/2017, 10:05 PM

Jewish Home MK: Most Israelis want convicted soldier pardoned

MK Shuli Moalem-Refaeli calls on President Rivlin to reconsider his refusal to pardon convicted IDF soldier Elor Azariya.Benny Tucker, 11/25/2017, 8:10 PM

'Should we pamper those who try to kill us?'

Activist Baruch Marzel convinced that Israel 'deteriorating' after Azariya trial. 'Soldiers don't finish the job, terrorists get pampered.'Hezki Baruch, 11/21/2017, 9:27 AM

Likud minister: Picture of Rivlin is despicable, but not a crime

Public Security Minister Erdan says picture of President Rivlin in kaffiyeh is 'despicable,' but no reason for police to open investigation.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 11/20/2017, 1:43 PM

Photo of President Rivlin in kaffiyeh sparks probe

President Rivlin cancels olive harvest event as police investigate a picture of Rivlin in kaffiyeh disseminated on social media.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/20/2017, 1:14 PM

'Legitimate criticism is not incitement'

Likud ministers discuss Israeli public's criticism of President Rivlin's refusal to pardon convicted IDF soldier.Chana Roberts, 11/20/2017, 10:42 AM

'I felt like they marked my forehead'

Religious youth say they were asked problematic questions during their personal interview at the IDF draft office.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/20/2017, 9:46 AM

'The president could've put an end to the agony'

Family of Elor Azariya disappointed by Rivlin’s decision to deny him a presidential pardon.Yoni Kempinski, 11/20/2017, 5:16 AM

Liberman 'saddened' that president failed to pardon Elor Azariya

Defense Minister had backed former Sgt. Elor Azariya's request for clemency, says president's failure to issue pardon a missed opportunity.David Rosenberg, 11/19/2017, 10:08 PM

Elor Azariya's pardon request - rejected

President Reuven Rivlin turns down former IDF Sargent Elor Azariya's request for clemency for shooting death of Arab terrorist.David Rosenberg, 11/19/2017, 5:40 PM

'We have to stop discussing Elor Azariya'

Defense Minister Liberman says he and IDF Chief of Staff Eizenkot respect each other but don't agree on whether to pardon convicted soldier.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/9/2017, 2:21 PM

'I hope President Rivlin pardons Azariya'

Transportation Minister Katz says he hopes President Rivlin pardons IDF soldier Elor Azariya, IDF officials' opposition is 'insignificant.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/6/2017, 10:32 AM

IDF Chief of Staff opposes Azariya's pardon request

IDF leaders recommend president not pardon soldier convicted for shooting wounded terrorist.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/5/2017, 10:21 PM

Liberman to President: Pardon Azariya

Defense Minister asks President Rivlin to 'consider public interest in this unique case, and the need to heal rifts in society.'Mordechai Sones, 11/5/2017, 12:06 PM

Elor Azariya's mother to President: I want my son back

Mother of soldier convicted of shooting wounded terrorist begs president to pardon her son.Gary Willig, 11/3/2017, 11:00 AM

'I'm certain the president will free Azariya'

Transportation Minister says he is certain President Rivlin will grant pardon to jailed IDF soldier.Hezki Baruch, 10/20/2017, 1:52 PM

Elor Azariya asks President Rivlin for a full pardon

Soldier convicted in shooting death of terrorist asks President Rivlin for pardon after Chief of Staff cut Azariya’s sentence to 14 months.Tzvi Lev, 10/19/2017, 8:10 PM

Azariya thanks Chief of Staff for reduced sentence

'I will continue to serve my sentence with head held high, and will pray to the Creator that I return home quickly to my family.'Reut Hadar, 9/27/2017, 4:16 PM

Elor Azariya released for Rosh Hashanah

In unusual move, soldier convicted for shooting wounded terrorist to spend holiday with his family, then return to prison.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/19/2017, 6:46 PM

Chief of Staff to decide whether to shorten Azariya's sentence

IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot will soon decide whether to shorten the jail sentence of convicted soldier Elor Azariya.Tzvi Lev, 9/10/2017, 2:12 PM

'If the Chief of Staff won't support Elor, we will'

Initiator of fundraising project hopes outpouring of support sends clear message to IDF. 'We wanted to compensate Elor, and give him a hug.'Benny Tocker, 9/6/2017, 8:41 PM

Israelis raise money for imprisoned former soldier

A group of Israelis has raised 220,000 shekels for Elor Azariya, who is serving a prison sentence, and his family.Ido Ben Porat, 9/5/2017, 3:07 AM

Elor Azariya's next battle

Since Azariya did not technically complete his full army service, he is not automatically eligible for his release grant.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/13/2017, 7:55 AM

'People close to Azariya torpedoed his pardon'

Leading activist in campaign to free Elor Azariya says deal to pardon soldier was close but ultimately shelved in a fight over credit.Eliran Aharon, 8/10/2017, 9:41 PM

'I am proud of my son'

Elor Azariya's parents speak about their painful feelings following their son's entry into military prison this morning.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/9/2017, 9:43 PM

A sad day for the IDF, a happy day for the Arab enemy

Dozens of Israelis accompany convicted IDF soldier Elor Azariya from his Ramle home to his prison cell.Eliran Aharon, 8/9/2017, 9:31 AM

Watch: Azariya celebrates before entering prison

Former IDF Sgt. Elor Azariya celebrates his mother's birthday before he begins to serve his 18-month prison sentence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/8/2017, 11:37 PM

Elor Azariya to enter prison tomorrow

Court rejects request to delay prison term in light of appeal to IDF Chief of Staff for leniency.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/8/2017, 6:03 PM

Will IDF court delay Azariya's prison term?

Army court hearts request by former IDF Sgt. Elor Azariya to delay his prison sentence while Chief of Staff weighs sentence reduction.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 8/8/2017, 9:39 AM

Will Azariya's prison term be postponed?

Appeals court to hear Elor Azariya's request to delay his entry into prison in light of appeal to IDF Chief of Staff for Amnesty,Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/7/2017, 9:15 PM

'What is the rush to put him in prison?'

Rabbi Ze'ev Sharon said that the IDF prosecutors' decision to oppose Elor Azariya's appeal hurts army morale.Shimon Cohen, 8/7/2017, 3:15 PM