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State Prosecutor's Office pushing to convict Sara Netanyahu

State Prosecutor's Office pushing to convict Sara Netanyahu

State Prosecutor rejects mediator's proposal, demands criminal conviction against wife of Prime Minister; for now mediation to continue.

What happened to the suspicions against the 'Joint List'?player

What happened to the suspicions against the 'Joint List'?

Over six months ago the State Attorney submitted to Legal Advisor findings raising suspicion of criminal activity in Joint List campaign.

AG probes ministry's disqualification of Jewish-Arab love novel

AG probes removal of Jewish-Arab love story

Weinstein opens probe into Education Ministry's decision after ACRI asserted it stemmed from 'anti-educational motives.'

Investigation opened against officer who neutralized terrorist

Investigation against officer who stopped attacker

Attorney General's Office initiates proceedings against policeman for stopping Mahane Yehuda stabber last month.

Minister Shaked: Likud 'Sold Out' to the Haredim

Minister Shaked: Likud 'Sold Out' to the Haredim

Justice Minister defends Jewish Home's decision to join coalition despite nixing of conversion reforms

Minister Ariel: Left Shouldn't Celebrate Just Yet

Minister Ariel: Left Shouldn't Celebrate Just Yet

Despite A-G claim that national service ban to far-left NGOs is 'illegal,' Uri Ariel determined not to fund groups working against Israel.

AG Nixes Plan to Kick Far-Left NGO from National Service

AG Nixes Removal of Far-Left from National Service

A plan by Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel to pull National Service funding for leftist group B'Tselem is 'illegal,' government lawyer says.

Minister Defends Banning Far-Left NGOs from National Service

Minister Defends Far-Left National Service Ban

Agriculture Min. Uri Ariel tells Arutz Sheva NGOs which attack IDF abuse state funding, after ACRI turns to the Attorney General over ban.

Supreme Court Rejects Yesh Atid Petition

Supreme Court Rejects Yesh Atid Petition

Justice Daphne Barak-Erez rejects petition on grounds of Knesset, Attorney General response.

Knesset, A-G Call to Reject Yesh Atid Petition

Knesset, A-G Call to Reject Yesh Atid Petition

Formal response to Yesh Atid bid to block Cabinet expansion notes that the party has objected prematurely, involves High Court needlessly.

A-G Expected to Challenge Coalition for Technical Reasons

A-G Expected to Challenge Coalition

Likud's deals with UTJ, Jewish Home violated Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein's guidelines for coalition talks, news site claims.

Netanyahu Backtracks on Israel Prize After A-G Reprimand

Netanyahu Backtracks on Israel Prize

PM Netanyahu backtracks on earlier decision to disqualify leftist judges from the Israel Prize's Literature Committee.

Supreme Court: Why Does Ban Against Charlie Hebdo Still Stand?

'Why Does Ban Against Charlie Hebdo Still Stand?'

Supreme Court orders Ahmed Tibi, Salim Joubran, and Attorney General to explain why injunction against Yisrael Beytenu still in place.

AG Demands Clarification on Palestinian Bus Ban

AG Demands Clarification on Palestinian Bus Ban

Call for review over decision to bar section of the Palestinian population from Israeli-funded buses sparks fury from MK.

Attorney General Axes Criminal Investigation Against Hanin Zoabi

No Criminal Investigation Against Hanin Zoabi

Deputy Attorney General concludes Zoabi's encouragement of Hamas terror was not 'incitement.'

AG Requests to Cancel Re-Release of Shalit Terrorists

AG Asks to Cancel Re-release of Shalit Terrorists

Requests asks that ten terrorists from Shalit deal re-arrested in recent operations not be freed again after breaching conditions.

Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto to Testify in Arbiv Bribery Case

Pinto to Testify in Arbiv Bribery Case

Both corruption cases, which have captivated Israeli media, to finally move forward as Rabbi Pinto brought in from US.

Defense Minister Slams 'Domestic Terrorism' in Yitzhar

Ya'alon Slams 'Domestic Terrorism' in Yitzhar

Moshe Ya'alon vows to use 'all means necessary' in crackdown on extremists in Samaria community.

Extent of Rabbi's Bribes to Police Revealed

Extent of Rabbi's Bribes to Police Revealed

Gag order on Menashe Arbiv corruption case lifted Sunday, reveals extent of bribery from Rabbi Yeshayahu Pinto.

Rabbi Pinto Tells Followers to 'Keep the Faith'

Rabbi Pinto Tells Followers to 'Keep the Faith'

In a letter to students, friends, and supporters, Rabbi Yeshayahu Pinto discussed his latest setback, and how he is coping with it.

Attorney General to Indict Rabbi Yeshayahu Pinto

Attorney General to Indict Rabbi Pinto

Attorney General's office decides to issue indictment against Pinto for corruption, bribery and other charges.

Christian IDF Recruits Say Arab MK Acting 'Like a Mafia Member'

'Zoabi Expresses Herself Like a Mob Member Would'

Forum for Christian IDF Soldiers files complaint against MK Hanin Zoabi, after threats against their representative in Knesset.

Next State Attorney: Shai Nitzan

Next State Attorney: Shai Nitzan

Nitzan appointed to head Prosecution despite his perceived partisanship over Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria.

Livni: Lay Off the Prosecution

Livni: Lay Off the Prosecution

Justice Minister rejects criticism of the prosecution in the wake of the acquittal of MK Avigdor Lieberman.

MK Elkin: Verdict Shows Need for Legal Reform

MK Elkin: Verdict Shows Need for Legal Reform

Judicial system needs meaningful reforms, says Deputy Foreign Minister, who will get his boss back.

MK's Outrage at Attempt to Ban Jews from Land Registry

Outrage at Attempt to Ban Jews from Land Registry

Attorney General says Jews living in Judea, Samaria should not be allowed to find out who owns neighboring land.

A-G: Netanyahu Denies Terrorists-for-Housing Deal

A-G: Netanyahu Denies Terrorists-for-Housing Deal

Reports that Netanyahu and Bennett agreed to release terrorists while building homes for Jews are untrue, says Attorney General

Drama as IDF Scandal Becomes Police Case

Drama as IDF Scandal Becomes Police Case

Attorney General decides Harpaz Affair is a matter for police. Popular ex-IDF chief is among those involved.

Attorney General Seeks Demolition of Last Migron Homes

A-G Seeks Demolition of Last Migron Homes

Homes on land purchased by Jews to be demolished after government fails to examine other options.

Legal Opinion: Leaker MKs Abused their Privilege

Legal Opinion: Leaker MKs Abused their Privilege

Atty Ilan Bombach: Existing laws make it possible to try MKs for leaking Prisoner X affair.

A-G Snubs Knesset with 'Deplorable' No-Show

A-G Snubs Knesset with 'Deplorable' No-Show

A-G Weinstein "too busy" to attend Knesset committee session on creation of a body to monitor his activities.

Olmert Charges Dropped, ‘Too Little, Too Late’

Olmert Charges Dropped, ‘Too Little, Too Late’

More charges against former PM Olmert are dropped. Advisor: the damage was already done.

MK Katz's Bill: Fire A-G Who Refuses to Represent Government

Katz's Bill: Fire A-G Who Won't Represent Gov't

MK Yaakov Katz's new bill will stipulate that an Attorney General who refuses to present the government’s position in court will be fired.

Rights Group’s ‘True Test of Likud’ – Not What You Might Think

Rights Group’s ‘True Test of Likud’

A legal rights group warns that the real test of Netanyahu’s intent is here – and involves a routine appointment.

State Attorney: No Way to Build 300 Homes in Beit El

State Attorney: No Way to Build 300 Beit El Homes

Deputy Legal Advisor to Government says Netanyahu's promise to make up for Givat HaUlpana unfeasible.