Netanyahu criticizes A-G over hearing

Netanyahu responds to Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit's decision not to further postpone his pre-indictment hearing.Hezki Baruch, 6/7/2019, 5:09 AM

AG to Netanyahu: No reason to postpone pre-indictment hearing

Attorney General rejects Prime Minister's request to push off pre-indictment hearing.Marcy Oster, JTA, 6/6/2019, 6:02 PM

Blue and White: Don't appoint ambassadors before elections

Blue and White party appeals to A-G, demands that Netanyahu be prohibited from appointing new ambassadors during the election period.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/6/2019, 5:41 AM

A-G to Erdan: You may be appointed an ambassador

Public Security Minister met Attorney Mandelblit to inquire whether a temporary government can appoint him as UN ambassador.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/5/2019, 5:00 AM

Attorney General warns new coalition

Mandelblit says he will not hesitate to voice his position on initiatives to weaken the judicial system.Hezki Baruch, 5/24/2019, 3:32 AM

AG pushes off Netanyahu's pre-indictment hearing

Netanyahu given until October to hold pre-indictment hearing with Attorney General before charges filed against PM.AFP, 5/22/2019, 3:01 PM

Mandelblit calls Smotrich accusations 'unfounded'

Attorney General says Smotrich concerns over leak of document against him 'unfounded,' hopes he will act differently as justice minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/21/2019, 7:45 PM

Netanyahu's lawyer: Put an end to the flood of leaks

Netanyahu's lawyer writes Attorney General, demands investigation into leaks from the investigations involving the PM.Ben Ariel, 5/20/2019, 5:40 AM

'Cleared for publication': Netanyahu with IDF soldiers

Netanyahu publishes pictures taken in the election period on social media, ridiculing the AG's ban on pictures with IDF soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/18/2019, 10:16 PM

Report: A-G may delay Netanyahu's pre-indictment hearing

Attorney General reportedly willing to delay pre-indictment hearing to September to allow PM's lawyers to review material.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/10/2019, 10:10 PM

Concerns ‘Breaking the Silence’ holds classified military intel

9 MKs call on AG to investigate left-wing group, following evidence it took testimony about IDF operations from soldiers in elite units.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/3/2019, 4:25 PM

Shaked, Mandelblit, dispute limiting Attorney General's role

Attorney General Mandelblit says to Shaked, 'Your proposal will undermine the status of the attorney-general and rule of the law.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/24/2019, 12:03 AM

AG: United Right Knesset list cannot be changed

A-G Mandelblit says it is illegal to change United Right list following court decision to disqualify Otzma Yehudit candidate Michael Ben-AriGary Willig, 3/20/2019, 3:18 PM

Will AG okay deal restoring Otzma Yehudit's 'safe' Knesset seat?

Right-wing party looking to replace Knesset candidate disqualified by court. But will AG approve last-minute changes to Knesset list?Ido Ben Porat, 3/19/2019, 11:12 AM

Liberman: A-G standing by man who calls for murder of Jews

Yisrael Beiteinu chairman Liberman slams attorney general for arguing against election committee's decision to disqualify Ofer Kassif.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2019, 6:12 PM

'Investigation into PM only after elections - within 4 months'

Attorney General agrees to Netanyahu lawyers request, delays publication of materials for fear they will be used in election campaign.Mordechai Sones, 3/11/2019, 5:22 PM

Ayelet Shaked and the Rule of Law Mafia

In Israel, the legislature is not sovereign to legislate, and the executive lacks actual control to execute the instructions of the legislature. The Supreme Court has seized the government’s power to determine policies.Dr. Aviel Sheyin-Stevens, 3/10/2019, 7:45 AM

Otzma Yehudit: There's a limit to hypocrisy

Otzma Yehudit responds after A-G says Michael Ben-Ari should be disqualified from running for Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/6/2019, 12:11 AM

Attorney General: Disqualify Michael Ben-Ari

Legal opinion by Mandelblit says Ben-Ari should be disqualified, but does not object to Itamar Ben-Gvir running for Knesset.Elad Benari, 3/5/2019, 11:19 PM

A-G against disqualifying Arab parties

Attorney General informs Central Elections Committee that he opposes the disqualification of the Arab parties.Elad Benari, 3/5/2019, 1:07 AM

Attorney General: Otzma Yehudit video does not violate law

Mandelblit expresses reservations about video content but rules petition by Arab parties against it be rejected.Mordechai Sones, 3/4/2019, 10:51 PM

ANALYSIS: Law experts make mincemeat of Netanyahu indictments

AG's decision to indict PM Netanyahu may threaten the health of Israel's democracy. Israel cannot afford to choose the wrong PM.Yochanan Visser, 3/4/2019, 4:16 PM

General Russo cleared for Knesset run

Attorney General says reserve duty is no basis not to allow retired general to run in second place on Labor party list.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/4/2019, 12:35 PM

State Prosecutor: Nothing will deter us

State Prosecutor Shai Nitzan insists Attorney General made professional decision, was not influenced by elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/3/2019, 6:03 PM

'They're using investigations to bring the Left to power'

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu blasts Attorney General's decision to charge him with bribery, fraud, and breach of trust.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/28/2019, 8:50 PM

Gabbay calls on Netanyahu to resign over indictments

Labor chief demands Prime Minister step down after Attorney General announces plans to indict PM with bribery, fraud, breach of trust.David Rosenberg, 2/28/2019, 7:10 PM

AG: Netanyahu to be indicted on bribery charges

Prime Minister will face criminal charges for bribery, fraud, and breach of trust, Attorney General announces.David Rosenberg, 2/28/2019, 6:07 PM

Supreme Court clears way for ruling on Netanyahu indictments

Court rejects petition to bar Attorney General from announcing his decision on charges against Netanyahu prior to election.David Rosenberg, 2/28/2019, 4:27 PM

'The card tower will soon collapse'

Netanyahu expected to be charged with breach of trust and bribery. PM's associates: The charges are "absurd."Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/27/2019, 9:53 PM

New Right: Put Oshrat Kotler on trial

New Right to ask Attorney General to try Channel 13 anchorwoman over her statements against IDF soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/17/2019, 4:59 AM

Report: AG to charge Netanyahu with attempted bribery

Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit reportedly preparing to indict Netanyahu in Case 2000 investigation on bribery charges.David Rosenberg, 2/14/2019, 9:11 PM

'The truth of my innocence will win out'

PM Netanyahu says A-G caved to left-wing pressure to indict him before the elections, but he will be vindicated in post-election hearing.Yoni Kempinski, 2/13/2019, 4:11 PM

The Attorney General's dilemma

Expert tells Arutz Sheva: If A-G intends to publish recommendations in Netanyahu's cases, it is better that it be done as early as possible.Benny Tocker, 2/4/2019, 5:38 AM

Netanyahu: The truth will come to light

In Facebook video, Netanyahu responds to A-G's opinion that a decision in his cases can be made before April elections.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 2/1/2019, 8:28 PM

PM: AG's decision could bring Left to power

Mandelblit informs Netanyahu that he will announce the decision whether to indict ahead of April elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/1/2019, 10:49 AM

Netanyahu: AG caved to pressure

PM slams attorney general after reports Mandelblit has decided to indict him before the upcoming elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/31/2019, 10:05 PM

Report: AG prepared to indict Netanyahu

Attorney General Mandelblit reportedly completed deliberations on charges against PM, will file preliminary indictment in next few weeks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/31/2019, 8:21 PM

Left-wing activists arrested for vandalizing AG's father's grave

After gravestone of Attorney General's Avichai Mandelblit's father was vandalized, left-wing suspects taken into custody.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/27/2019, 8:24 PM

Netanyahu's attorneys to AG: Investigate the leaks

PM's lawyers call on Attorney General to open a criminal investigation into flood of leaks in investigation against Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/23/2019, 9:32 PM

Decision on Netanyahu's investigations - before the election

A-G's associates believe he is leaning towards publicizing his decisions about Netanyahu's cases before the elections.Ben Ariel, 1/22/2019, 3:07 AM

Attorney General ends meeting with Netanyahu's lawyers

A-G Mandelblit says he will provide response to PM's lawyers not to announce intentions on indictment before the elections in coming days.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2019, 3:42 PM

Netanyahu to Mandelblit: Wait with the investigations

Prime Minister reportedly asks Attorney General to wait with summoning him to a hearing until after the elections.Ben Ariel, 1/17/2019, 1:03 AM

'The attacks on Mandelblit won't affect him'

Deputy Attorney General says the deliberations of the Attorney General on Netanyahu's investigations are being conducted intensively.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/16/2019, 5:41 AM

Decision on Netanyahu indictments expected by next month

Source close to Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit says decision on possible indictments against Netanyahu to be made by next month.Marcy Oster, JTA, 1/6/2019, 10:38 PM

PM: Leftists putting 'inhuman pressure' on AG to indict me

As Attorney General Mandelblit readies to decide whether indict PM, Netanyahu says the left are 'trying to steal the elections'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/3/2019, 10:43 PM

Amona residents: We have no intention of leaving

Residents refuse to bow to State Attorney ultimatum to leave structures erected on site of demolished community.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/2/2019, 4:12 PM

'Uri Ariel is the Eichmann of animals'

Haaretz piece excoriates Agriculture Minister, comparing him to Nazi leader. 'Eichmann of the Animals'; Minister asks AG to investigate.Mordechai Sones, 1/2/2019, 11:23 AM

Politicians condemn desecration of tombstone of A-G's father

Israeli politicians urge police to bring to justice the vandals who desecrated tombstone of Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit's father.Elad Benari, 12/28/2018, 2:12 AM

Grave of Attorney General's father vandalized

Vandals take hammer or other heavy object to tombstone of Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit's father.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2018, 8:27 PM

Likud: 'No one's threatening the Attorney General'

Likud denies Israel Hayom report claiming Likud threatened that if AG decides to try Netanyahu 'he'll be attacked mercilessly'.Mordechai Sones, 12/27/2018, 10:28 AM

Marathon of discussions over Netanyahu investigations

AG opens series of discussions on investigations of PM in order to determine whether to submit indictment subject to outcome of hearing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/23/2018, 8:08 AM

MK Yogev to A-G: Our citizen's lives are in danger

Jewish Home MK slams Attorney General for opposing law to expel families of terrorists. 'Legal eradication of deterrence.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/17/2018, 6:06 PM

A-G: Terrorist Relatives' Expulsion Bill unconstitutional

Justice Ministry officials repeat and clarify the Attorney General's position regarding the bill to expel relatives of terrorists.Shlomo Pyutrekovsky, 12/17/2018, 5:07 PM

AG: Communities will be normalized without Regulation Law

AG intends to submit legal formula to normalize 80% of cases without need for Regulation Law, which he opposes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/16/2018, 8:25 AM

Housing Minister slams AG for freezing Judea and Samaria grants

Minister Galant writes to AG Mandelblit: 'If we want to continue the vital settlement enterprise, we must allow continued granting of aid.'Ido Ben Porat, 12/11/2018, 9:55 AM

A-G normalizes Binyamin region community of Haresha

The Ministry of Justice has prepared an opinion which paves way for access road to Haresha to be constructed.Ido Ben Porat, 12/6/2018, 7:08 AM

Attorney General sends Dina Zilber official reprimand

Mandelblit scolds Deputy Attorney General Zilber for speech bashing the government, says remarks were inappropriate for a civil servant.Tzvi Lev, 11/15/2018, 2:38 PM