Netanyahu’s criminal trial opens

The first proceedings against a sitting Israeli prime minister  are underway, as prosecutors began opening arguments against Benjamin Netanyahu for three separate cases involving charges of bribery, fraud and breach…

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…