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Indictment fever, Trump to Netanyahu

Indictment fever, Trump to Netanyahu

Prof. Alan Dershowitz wrote that the case against Netanyahu is spurious, so never mind the Leftist lawyerly talk. It is the same thing, with the same intention - to bring down a leader. Jack Engelhard, 22/11/2019 06:11
Israel v. Netanyahu - the full indictment

Israel v. Netanyahu - the full indictment

A-G decides to indict Netanyahu for offenses of taking a bribe, breach of trust in Case 4000, and breach of trust in Cases 1000 and 2000.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/11/2019 00:36
Mandelblit: A sad day for Israel and for me'

Mandelblit: A sad day for Israel and for me'

A-G explains 'difficult' deicison to indict sitting Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.Gary Willig, 21/11/2019 19:33
Netanyahu charged with bribery, fraud and breach of trust

Netanyahu charged with bribery, fraud and breach of trust

Mandelblit decides to prosecute the PM for bribery in Case 4000, and fraud and breach of trust in Cases 1000 and 2000.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/11/2019 18:32
Mandelblit to make announcement on Netanyahu indictments tonight

Mandelblit to make announcement on Netanyahu indictments tonight

Attorney General to speak to press at 7:30 Israel time after making decision on whether to indict PM Netanyahu.Gary Willig, 21/11/2019 17:12
A-G reaches decision on Netanyahu's cases

A-G reaches decision on Netanyahu's cases

Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit could publish decision on indictments in Netanyahu's cases as soon as Thursday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/11/2019 02:03
A-G requests additional checks in Case 4000

A-G requests additional checks in Case 4000

Report: Mandelblit asked to re-examine publications on Walla! website and correspondence between PM's associates and the site's owner.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/11/2019 00:19
The improper conducting of the Netanyahu investigation

The improper conducting of the Netanyahu investigation

Leaking information from an investigation is a criminal act that harms the essence of due process. So why has it not been stopped from happening throughout the Netanyahu investigations? Nachi Eyal, Legal Forum, 03/11/2019 14:43
INTO THE FRAY: Democracy devoid of the demos?

INTO THE FRAY: Democracy devoid of the demos?

Former Justice Minister, the late ‘Tommy’ Lapid: “…the legal system in Israel is being undermined by an over-zealous State Prosecutor’s Office, that is losing esteem and credibility with each additional trial…”Dr. Martin Sherman, 01/11/2019 07:52
Final day of PM's pre-election hearing ends

Final day of PM's pre-election hearing ends

PM's attorneys given until end of Sukkot to submit written summaries of their oral arguments before decision on indictment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/10/2019 20:58
Netanyahu faces key day in bid to remain Prime Minister

Netanyahu faces key day in bid to remain Prime Minister

First day of Netanyahu's pre-indictment hearings set for Wednesday, as Prime Minister mulls returning mandate to form government.Mike Smith, AFP, 02/10/2019 07:07
PM's pre-indictment hearings to be spread out over 2 weeks

PM's pre-indictment hearings to be spread out over 2 weeks

Pre-indictment hearing for Netanyahu to be broken up into multiple hearings with hours of testimony over course of 2 weeks, reports say.Marcy Oster, JTA, 29/09/2019 15:58
AG slams PM for requesting broadcast of his indictment hearing

AG slams PM for requesting broadcast of his indictment hearing

Attorney General rebuffs PM's call for his pre-indictment hearing be broadcast live. 'This hearing is not meant to convince the public.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/09/2019 20:27
Netanyahu's hearing proceedings begin

Netanyahu's hearing proceedings begin

A-G receives main points of Netanyahu's defense team, with the hearing itself set to take place in two weeks.Ben Ariel, 19/09/2019 04:03
NSC head briefed Election Chair to postpone elections for war

NSC head briefed Election Chair to postpone elections for war

National Security Council head met last week with Election Committee Chair saying Israel preparing to embark on Gaza military operation.Mordechai Sones, 16/09/2019 17:46
Report: AG slammed the brakes on Gaza operation

Report: AG slammed the brakes on Gaza operation

PM Netanyahu wanted to launch major Gaza operation - but AG Mandelblit stopped him, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/09/2019 12:55
'If Netanyahu gets voted out, it will be a disaster for Israel'

'If Netanyahu gets voted out, it will be a disaster for Israel'

Fox News host Mark Levin lauds Trump-Netanyahu relationship as a high point in US-Israel relations. 'Bibi is enormously popular in the US'.Yoni Kempinski, 15/09/2019 21:25
Smotrich to Netanyahu: Stand firm against Attorney General

Smotrich to Netanyahu: Stand firm against Attorney General

Transportation Minister calls on PM to ignore Mandelbit's warning not to normalize Jordan Valley town days before election.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/09/2019 12:42
Weekly Report: 15th week of second Israeli election campaign

Weekly Report: 15th week of second Israeli election campaign

Only a few more days to go and while things are happening, they are not heating up.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 13/09/2019 13:41
AG looks to block PM's plan to normalize Jordan Valley town

AG looks to block PM's plan to normalize Jordan Valley town

Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit claims Netanyahu legally barred from normalizing legal status of Israeli town during election season.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/09/2019 20:31
PM: We will not allow elections to be stolen

PM: We will not allow elections to be stolen

Attorney General advises government not to pass legislation allowing cameras at polling stations. Netanyahu vows to push legislation anyway.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/09/2019 20:49
Mandelblit: Leaking investigations - not electioneering

Mandelblit: Leaking investigations - not electioneering

AG claims publishing material from Prime Minister investigations on news channels does not meet definition of campaign propaganda.Mordechai Sones, 02/09/2019 22:20
An event with separate seating? The municipality decides

An event with separate seating? The municipality decides

Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit establishes temporary guidelines for municipal events with separate seating.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/08/2019 20:53
Aryeh Deri to be indicted?

Aryeh Deri to be indicted?

State Attorney recommends Interior Minister Aryeh Deri be indicted on corruption charges, urging AG to file indictment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/08/2019 23:01
AG Mandelblit's neighbors rally against constant protests

AG Mandelblit's neighbors rally against constant protests

The constant protests outside Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit's home are disturbing his neighbors' lives.Sara Rubenstein, 15/08/2019 20:41
Attorney General calls to disqualify Marzel and Gopstein

Attorney General calls to disqualify Marzel and Gopstein

A-G Mandelblit says Otzma candidates should not be allowed to run for Knesset, allows party leader Ben-Gvir and rest of list to run.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/08/2019 22:28
Mandelblit: Disqualify Marzel and Gopstein

Mandelblit: Disqualify Marzel and Gopstein

Attorney General reportedly to recommend disqualifying Otzma Yehudit leaders from running in Knesset elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/08/2019 22:06
Investigation launched over harassment of AG

Investigation launched over harassment of AG

Police say they have opened investigation due to "repeated harassment in recent days" against Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/08/2019 17:39
AG backs petition against Afula park banning Arab non-residents

AG backs petition against Afula park banning Arab non-residents

A petition against Afula by a leftist NGO claims that it is discriminating against Arabs by not allowing non-residents to use its park.Sara Rubenstein, 12/07/2019 12:32
A-G rips Justice Minister: Obeying the court is not a choice

A-G rips Justice Minister: Obeying the court is not a choice

Attorney General Mandelblit joins Chief Justice in criticism Justice Minister Ohana for suggesting some court decisions should be ignored.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/06/2019 15:26
'I'm not optimistic about change to Netanyahu indictment'

'I'm not optimistic about change to Netanyahu indictment'

MK Zohar says public should be final arbiter, but justice system has already made its decision on PM Netanyahu's pending indictments.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/06/2019 11:59
Netanyahu criticizes A-G over hearing

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, 07/06/2019 05:09
AG to Netanyahu: No reason to postpone pre-indictment hearing

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, 06/06/2019 18:02
Blue and White: Don't appoint ambassadors before elections

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, 06/06/2019 05:41
A-G to Erdan: You may be appointed an ambassador

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, 05/06/2019 05:00
Attorney General warns new coalition

Attorney General warns new coalition

Mandelblit says he will not hesitate to voice his position on initiatives to weaken the judicial system.Hezki Baruch, 24/05/2019 03:32
AG pushes off Netanyahu's pre-indictment hearing

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, 22/05/2019 15:01
Mandelblit calls Smotrich accusations 'unfounded'

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, 21/05/2019 19:45
Netanyahu's lawyer: Put an end to the flood of leaks

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, 20/05/2019 05:40
'Cleared for publication': Netanyahu with IDF soldiers

'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, 18/04/2019 22:16
Report: A-G may delay Netanyahu's pre-indictment hearing

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, 10/04/2019 22:10
Concerns ‘Breaking the Silence’ holds classified military intel

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, 03/04/2019 16:25
Shaked, Mandelblit, dispute limiting Attorney General's role

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, 24/03/2019 00:03
AG: United Right Knesset list cannot be changed

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, 20/03/2019 15:18
Will AG okay deal restoring Otzma Yehudit's 'safe' Knesset seat?

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, 19/03/2019 11:12
Liberman: A-G standing by man who calls for murder of Jews

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, 12/03/2019 18:12
'Investigation into PM only after elections - within 4 months'

'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, 11/03/2019 17:22
Ayelet Shaked and the Rule of Law Mafia

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, 10/03/2019 07:45
Otzma Yehudit: There's a limit to hypocrisy

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, 06/03/2019 00:11
Attorney General: Disqualify Michael Ben-Ari

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, 05/03/2019 23:19
A-G against disqualifying Arab parties

A-G against disqualifying Arab parties

Attorney General informs Central Elections Committee that he opposes the disqualification of the Arab parties.Elad Benari, 05/03/2019 01:07
Attorney General: Otzma Yehudit video does not violate law

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, 04/03/2019 22:51
ANALYSIS: Law experts make mincemeat of Netanyahu indictments

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, 04/03/2019 16:16
General Russo cleared for Knesset run

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, 04/03/2019 12:35
State Prosecutor: Nothing will deter us

State Prosecutor: Nothing will deter us

State Prosecutor Shai Nitzan insists Attorney General made professional decision, was not influenced by elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/03/2019 18:03
'They're using investigations to bring the Left to power'

'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, 28/02/2019 20:50
Gabbay calls on Netanyahu to resign over indictments

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, 28/02/2019 19:10