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Elor Azariya

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Soldier convicted of killing terrorist marries

Elor Azariya, convicted after he killed a terrorist, marries in wedding attended by activists and MKs.

Soldier convicted of killing terrorist marries

Elor Azariya requests recognition as disabled soldier

Soldier who was convicted for shooting already neutralized terrorist claims incident caused him psychological harm.

Elor Azariya requests recognition as disabled soldier

Azariya family demand a polygraph test for police spokesperson

Family of soldier convicted of killing wounded terrorist says police leaked their personal affairs to the media.

Azariya family demand a polygraph test for police spokesperson

'Elor is our child, even if he sinned'

Journalist Ben Dror Yemini says chief of staff was wrong in his conduct in the Azariya affair, Israel needs plan for Gaza.

'Elor is our child, even if he sinned'

'Elor Azariya victim of political, media campaign'

Former IDF Spokesperson and general says case of soldier who killed wounded terrorist was taken over by politicians and the media.

'Elor Azariya victim of political, media campaign'

'No regrets', says soldier jailed for killing terrorist

'I would do it again', says Elor Azariya, who was jailed for shooting wounded terrorist.

'No regrets', says soldier jailed for killing terrorist

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.'

Elor Azariya's father files complaint against police

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.

Elor Azariya: My life has been threatened

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.

Elor Azariya denied weapons permit

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.

Azariya family confronts Ya'alon

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.

Elor Azariya asks for gun license

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.'

IDF Ethics Code author rips celebrations after Azariya's release

One last drive for Elor

'Rochevei Tzion' motorcycle group marks release of ex-IDF sergeant Elor Azariya, convicted of killing terrorist in 2016 shooting.

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Watch: Azariya family celebrates

Crowd gathers outside Azariya family home to celebrate release of Elor Azariya from prison.

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'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.'

'Erase Elor Azariya's criminal record'

'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.'

'From today - only happiness for the Azariya family'

Elor Azariya released from prison

Former IDF soldier convicted of manslaughter after shooting wounded Arab terrorist released from prison.

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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.

Why is the National Insurance Institute hounding Elor Azariya?

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.

IDF court drops one third of Elor Azariya's sentence

'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.

'Free imprisoned IDF soldier as quickly as possible'

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.

Likud MK: Free Elor for Passover

'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.

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

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.

Elor Azariya faces parole hearing Wednesday

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.

Could Elor Azariya be released from prison this month?

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.

Bennett: I intend to be PM after Netanyahu

'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.'

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'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.

'Please Mr. President, pardon Elor'

Rivlin to pardon convicted soldier on Independence Day

President Rivlin considers whether to pardon convicted IDF soldier Elor Azariya on Israel's 70th birthday.

Rivlin to pardon convicted soldier on Independence Day

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.

Israelis back presidential pardon for Elor Azariya

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.

Knesset considers 'Elor Azariya Law'

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.

Netanyahu signs petition calling for amnesty for Elor Azariya

'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."

'Leadership isn't measured in social media likes'

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.

Jewish Home MK: Most Israelis want convicted soldier pardoned

'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.'

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

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.

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

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.

Photo of President Rivlin in kaffiyeh sparks probe

'Legitimate criticism is not incitement'

Likud ministers discuss Israeli public's criticism of President Rivlin's refusal to pardon convicted IDF soldier.

'Legitimate criticism is not incitement'

'I felt like they marked my forehead'

Religious youth say they were asked problematic questions during their personal interview at the IDF draft office.

'I felt like they marked my forehead'

'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.

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

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.

Liberman 'saddened' that president failed to pardon Elor Azariya