Netanyahu faces protest, trial

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pleaded not guilty to corruption charges in the Jerusalem District Court today. “I confirm the written answer submitted in my name,” Netanyahu told the 3-judge…

Anti-Netanyahu protests turn violent

Clashes between crowds and police erupted during dozens of anti-government protests across Israel in recent days. Dozens of people were arrested as thousands of people marched over the weekend, in…

Israel limits protests to curb COVID-19

The Israeli Knesset approved legislation to ban citizens from holding demonstrations more than 1 km (0.6 miles) from their homes. Ratification followed an all-night debate in the nation’s parliament of…

Will Netanyahu be granted immunity?

Israeli Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit formally submitted his intended-indictment against Benjamin Netanyahu to Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein, beginning a 30-day period in which the Prime Minister is entitled to request…