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Attorney General:

ICC warrants against Netanyahu, Gallant 'lack any basis'

AG Gali Baharav-Miara and State Attorney Amit Eisman reject ICC prosecutor's seeking arrest warrants for Israeli leaders, note Israel's and their ability to investigate claims.

ICC warrants against Netanyahu, Gallant 'lack any basis'

A-G opposes Draft Law Netanyahu seeks to advance

Attorney General Gali Baharav-Miara says Draft Law originally submitted by Benny Gantz in 2022 cannot be advanced as it is not up to date with the needs of 2024.

A-G opposes Draft Law Netanyahu seeks to advance

A-G greenlights closure of Al Jazeera

Cabinet to vote on closure of Al Jazeera in Israel after Attorney General Gali Baharav-Miara hands decision to Communications Ministry.

A-G greenlights closure of Al Jazeera

Attorney General to government:

‘Take steps to recruit haredim; do not compensate yeshivas’

In a letter to the Ministries of Defense and Education Attorney General instructs government to start recruiting haredim and prohibits compensating yeshivas in any way.

‘Take steps to recruit haredim; do not compensate yeshivas’

A-G to Supreme Court:

'Yeshiva students should be drafted to the army'

Attorney General provides response to Supreme Court contrary to the government's position, says preparations must be made immediately to draft yeshiva students and end the funding for those who do not enlist.

'Yeshiva students should be drafted to the army'

Government considering replacing AG for draft case

Cabinet ministers say that they will not use the Attorney General as legal counsel in the Supreme Court if she does not change her opinion on the haredi Draft Law.

Government considering replacing AG for draft case

Yesh Atid to A-G:

'Remove MK Ofer Cassif from the Knesset'

MKs Ron Katz, Meir Cohen and Mickey Levy urge Attorney General to speed up the legal proceedings against MK Ofer Cassif on charges of assaulting police officer.

'Remove MK Ofer Cassif from the Knesset'

Approved by the AG:

Hamas terrorist's residency to be revoked

In first since war started, process to revoke a terrorist's permanent residency advances.

Hamas terrorist's residency to be revoked

Officials estimate:

October 7th terrorists will not be tried until war is over

Among reasons there is currently no possibility to begin trying the terrorists is fact that there are still hostages in Hamas captivity.

October 7th terrorists will not be tried until war is over

Knesset subcomittee to meet today to decide how to judge Hamas

The meeting will include Justice Minister Levin and the Attorney General, and deal with alternatives to the normal criminal justice system.

Knesset subcomittee to meet today to decide how to judge Hamas

Netanyahu to ministers: 'You need to learn to keep quiet'

The Prime Minister and Attorney General warned cabinet ministers that strong statements about the war could be considered war crimes.

Netanyahu to ministers: 'You need to learn to keep quiet'

AG calls for return to regular government meetings

Gali Baharav-Miara wrote to the Prime Minister to advise that the government return to regular meetings instead of telephone votes.

AG calls for return to regular government meetings

Due to pressure from Gantz:

Changes to rules of engagement will not be put to a vote

Attorney General withdrew her agreement to change which would loosen rules of engagement for police officers.

Changes to rules of engagement will not be put to a vote

Attorney General avoiding government comittee summons

The Attorney General has refused to meet with a comittee to discuss the government's powers to use espionage software.

Attorney General avoiding government comittee summons

Justice Minister:

'If I had the power to fire the A-G, I'd do it immediately'

Minister Levin says Attorney General Baharav-Miara's positions are too extreme even for the Supreme Court.

'If I had the power to fire the A-G, I'd do it immediately'

Northern Israel shooting:

Attorney General authorizes use of NSO software in investigation

In his request to use the software Police Commissioner Shabtai stated the importance of using such tools immediately following the murder.

Attorney General authorizes use of NSO software in investigation

Watch Live:

Hearing on reduction of the reasonablity standard begins

All 15 Supreme Court judges will rule on the reduction of the reasonability standard. The ruling is not expected to be published today.

Hearing on reduction of the reasonablity standard begins

A-G, Ben-Gvir have rare moment of agreement on crime bill

Baharav Miara, who often spars with National Security Minister, supports Ben-Gvir's bill allowing restraining orders against crime bosses.

A-G, Ben-Gvir have rare moment of agreement on crime bill

Analyst:

Here's what PM Netanyahu & the Attorney-General expect to see

'Each of them overestimates the power of the other one, and doesn't understand the true situation,' analyst Amit Segal explains.

Here's what PM Netanyahu & the Attorney-General expect to see

MK Rothman to INN:

'Government needs AG, I'm not sure who Baharav-Miara represents'

'My way has never been to boycott anyone; disagreements can be harsh but at the same time we can hold discourse,' MK Simcha Rothman says.

'Government needs AG, I'm not sure who Baharav-Miara represents'

A-G tells court to strike down Basic Law on Reasonableness

Attorney General Gali Baharav-Miara says harm caused by Reasonableness Standard bill justifies overruling a Basic Law.

A-G tells court to strike down Basic Law on Reasonableness

Justice Minister demands right to seek alternative rep. to A-G

Minister Yariv Levin says Attorney General Baharav-Miara's repeated refusal to represent the government in court leaves him no choice.

Justice Minister demands right to seek alternative rep. to A-G

A-G: Threats of dismissal won't deter me

Attorney General Gali Baharav-Miara responds to criticism from Justice Minister over her refusal to represent govt. to Supreme Court.

A-G: Threats of dismissal won't deter me

Likud MK:

'The blood of the murdered is on the Attorney General's hands'

MK Tally Gotliv blames AG Baharav-Miara for violence in Arab sector.

'The blood of the murdered is on the Attorney General's hands'

Joint List MK to be charged with assaulting police officer

MK Ofer Cassif is suspected of assaulting a police officer after being denied entry to a demonstration in his vehicle.

Joint List MK to be charged with assaulting police officer

Justice Minister to use private council for reasonableness case

Yariv Levin will not be represented by the Attorney General to defend the reasonableness standard law.

Justice Minister to use private council for reasonableness case

A-G blocks pilot plan for separate swimming at natural springs

Attorney General says plan to test gender-segerated swimming hours at 2 national parks outside regular hours needs legislative approval.

A-G blocks pilot plan for separate swimming at natural springs

Senior government official:

'The dismissal of the Attorney General is not on the agenda'

Government official says government ready for a significant compromise on the changes in the Judicial Selection Committee.

'The dismissal of the Attorney General is not on the agenda'

Minister files Supreme Court petition against Attorney General

Negev and Galilee Min. Waserlauf petitions Supreme Court to end selective enforcement by Attorney General Baharav-Miara.

Minister files Supreme Court petition against Attorney General

A-G asked to open investigation against Minister Levin

Movement for Quality Government in Israel calls on Attorney General to launch investigation against Levin over Likud statement.

A-G asked to open investigation against Minister Levin

Netanyahu to NPR:

'I won't remove A-G, but will reappoint Deri as minister'

Prime Minister says a dismissal of Attorney General Gali Baharav-Miara "is not even on the table".

'I won't remove A-G, but will reappoint Deri as minister'

A-G says court should repeal a Basic Law

Attorney General Gali Baharav-Miara agrees with petition against amendment to Basic Law protecting PM from being removed from office.

A-G says court should repeal a Basic Law

Sa'ar accuses MInister Amsalem of inciting murder of A-G

Former Justice Minister tells current Justice Minister he must condemn Amsalem's statement A-G is 'most dangerous person in Israel.'

Sa'ar accuses MInister Amsalem of inciting murder of A-G

Likud minister:

'Attorney General is the most dangerous person in Israel'

'Ehud Barak does not know how to do anything other than weapons dealings,' Minister David Amsalem claims.

'Attorney General is the most dangerous person in Israel'

Watch:

Right-wing protesters demonstrate near Attorney General's home

Right-wing protesters demonstrated near the home of A-G Gali Baharav-Miara. Police arrived immediately, threatening to remove them by force.

Right-wing protesters demonstrate near Attorney General's home

Likud minister:

'We have an Attorney General who supports the protest'

Min. David Amsalem slams AG Baharav-Miara, says 'she's Attorney General for the protest, not for the government.'

'We have an Attorney General who supports the protest'

A-G opposes petition to disqualify Netanyahu from being PM

Attorney General Baharav-Miara submits position on petition to Supreme Court seeking to remove PM from office over conflict of interest.

A-G opposes petition to disqualify Netanyahu from being PM

For second time:

Protesters outside Attorney General's home are removed

Im Tirtzu activists gathered outside the home of Gali Baharav-Miara to protest her lax approach to roadblocks by protesters.

Protesters outside Attorney General's home are removed

Hardline haredi faction sends Attorney General cake and letter

The Jerusalem Faction thanked Attorney General Gali Baharav-Miara for her stance supporting protesters who block roads.

Hardline haredi faction sends Attorney General cake and letter

Likud MK to INN:

'We are one step away from a political murder'

MK Kathrin Shitrit opposes a return to negotiations on the judicial reform and strongly criticizes the Attorney General.

'We are one step away from a political murder'

Right-wing protest moved away from Attorney General's home

Right-wing activists protest near Attorney General Baharav-Miara's home, are distanced from scene by police officers.

Right-wing protest moved away from Attorney General's home

Double voting:

Former MK Abir Kara may be tried for breach of trust

Attorney General weighing trial of former MK suspected of voting twice on a single law in July 2021.

Former MK Abir Kara may be tried for breach of trust

Protests at Ben Gurion airport were approved by Attorney General

A-G Baharav-Miara: 'Ben Gurion is a public space.' Transportation Min. Regev: 'Ben Gurion is not a mall, it is a strategic national asset.'

Protests at Ben Gurion airport were approved by Attorney General

Outrage at Attorney General:

"Disgrace, there's no enforcement"

Cabinet ministers stunned to learn only 6 indictments filed in over 500 arrests at anti-government protests.

"Disgrace, there's no enforcement"

MK Gottlieb: The reform is dead, fire the attorney general

Likud MK says judicial reform almost completely gutted, A-G Baharav Miara causes harm to Israeli citizens.

MK Gottlieb: The reform is dead, fire the attorney general

Smotrich to boycott cabinet meeting with A-G

Finance Minister calls meeting a 'waste of time' after attorney general says she won't answer questions on specific cases.

Smotrich to boycott cabinet meeting with A-G

Ministers demand A-G give answers on selective enforcement

Attorney General opposes Cabinet even discussing issue of selective enforcement against anti-judicial reform protests.

Ministers demand A-G give answers on selective enforcement

Likud minister:

'Right hasn't ruled since the founding of the State'

'There are almost no top officials who hold right-wing beliefs; more than half of the nation supports Likud,' Min. Amsalem says.

'Right hasn't ruled since the founding of the State'

A-G: Govt. can't influence law enforcement in protests

Attorney General Gali Baharav-Miara criticizes PM for holding discussion on law enforcement system's response to anti-govt. protests.

A-G: Govt. can't influence law enforcement in protests

Communications Min:

'Reasonableness standard stopping us from firing A-G'

Likud distances party from Communications Minister Shlomo Karhi's statement reasonableness standard's repeal necessary to fire A-G.

'Reasonableness standard stopping us from firing A-G'

Journalist to AG: 'Who chose you?'

Journalist Ayala Hasson on AG Baharav-Miara: 'She ignores a large portion of the population.'

Journalist to AG: 'Who chose you?'

A-G: PM's actions don't rise to standard of contempt of court

Attorney General Baharav-Miara says Netanyahu violated conflict in interest agreement, but should not be held in contempt of court.

A-G: PM's actions don't rise to standard of contempt of court

Ben-Gvir:

'A-G again standing in the way of establishing a National Guard'

National Security Minister says Attorney General does not understand what her role is, National Guard necessary as police are overburdened.

'A-G again standing in the way of establishing a National Guard'

AG rips PM's speech, demands he recuse himself in judicial reform

Despite passage of law barring Attorney General from forcing PM to recuse himself, AG demands Netanyahu not intervene in judicial reform.

AG rips PM's speech, demands he recuse himself in judicial reform

Report: A-G opposes parts of President's judicial reform plan

Attorney General's deputies say they oppose sections of judicial reform compromise which would allow Aryeh Deri to become a minister again.

Report: A-G opposes parts of President's judicial reform plan

Ben-Gvir demands govt. fire the Attorney General

National Security Minister accuses A-G of allowing the previous govt. to get away with illegal acts while obstructing the current govt.

Ben-Gvir demands govt. fire the Attorney General

Attorney General to Ben Gvir:

'Refrain from giving operative instructions to the police'

Attorney General publishes position on petitions filed with the Supreme Court.

'Refrain from giving operative instructions to the police'

A-G closes investigation against former Mossad chief Yossi Cohen

Inquiry finds $20,000 gift Cohen received from Australian business tycoon James Packer was approved by Mossad legal adviser

A-G closes investigation against former Mossad chief Yossi Cohen

'Huwara should be burned':

Otzma Yehudit MK summoned for interrogation

Ben-Gvir: 'When Ron Huldai called for bloodshed, A-G protected him. This is why we need judicial reform.'

Otzma Yehudit MK summoned for interrogation

MK Danon to INN:

'We don't have to work according the Americans' schedule'

After being elected to serve on the IPU Counter-Terrorism Committee, MK Danny Danon discusses his new position and domestic issues.

'We don't have to work according the Americans' schedule'