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World Court: Israeli presence in East Jerusalem, West Bank is illegal and must end

ICJ says Israel’s actions in West Bank amount to de facto annexation, calls for end of Israeli control; PM slams decision: ‘The Jewish...

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Court tells Levin, judicial selection panel to compromise on Supreme Court president

Justices appear to accept claim that the justice minister’s discretion to hold up appointment of a new court president is not unlimited

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High Court seeks compromise over attempts to halt State Comptroller’s Oct. 7 probes

Justices ask the state agencies opposed to the investigation, including the IDF and Shin Bet, to say whether they can agree on the less sensitive...

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3 Israelis arrested for allegedly carrying out tasks for Iranian intelligence agents

Elimelech Stern, indicted for contact with a foreign agent, allegedly stashed money in caches in major cities, sent threatening messages, and posted...

16.07.2024 10

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State attorney indicts former hard-right MK for incitement to racism against Arabs

Founder of Otzma Yehudit party accused of repeatedly referring to Arab citizens of Israel as ‘enemies,’ ‘a fifth column,’...

15.07.2024 10

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Netanyahu says ‘not absolutely certain’ Deif killed, ‘cracks’ appearing in Hamas

PM argues that his insistence on achieving war aims and attacking Rafah enabled ongoing prosecution of the war, generated pressure on Hamas to soften...

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Report: UAE deported student who shouted ‘Free Palestine’ at NYU Abu Dhabi graduation

Students, activists pan university for allowing censorship; Arab monarchy does not permit protests, has clamped down on speech about Gaza war

10.07.2024 20

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Justice and finance ministers refuse to fund legal defense for Hamas terrorists

Smotrich says request by courts shows ‘loss of values,’ as Courts Administration says law requires it to provide legal counsel for...

10.07.2024 20

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State attorney cites evidence in killing of Palestinian terrorist caught alive on Oct. 7

In rare clarification, authorities say police have video showing suspects dubbed ‘S and R’ perpetrating ‘severe acts of violence...

08.07.2024 20

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State prosecution opposes Netanyahu request to delay testimony in trial to next year

PM’s attorney said Gaza war meant more time was needed to prep Netanyahu for testimony, but state attorney notes PM has previously insisted he...

07.07.2024 20

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IDF requests work history of Haredi men in apparent bid to target recruits

In its effort to identify which yeshiva students to draft, the military may be looking for men who work illegally despite their army service...

04.07.2024 20

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Israel announces largest appropriation of state land in West Bank since Oslo Accords

‘We are thwarting the danger of a Palestinian state,’ declares Smotrich as Civil Administration also set to approve 6,000 new settlement...

03.07.2024 10

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Activists use ersatz settlement to show they’re ‘willing and ready’ to resettle Gaza

Right-wing, religious activists have established and rebuilt a proto-settlement on border with Strip three times since June 25: ‘We’d be happy...

03.07.2024 10

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Settlers attack security forces evacuating illegal outpost in West Bank

Residents of Tzur Harel throw stones, Molotov cocktails at Border Police after some 500 officers dispatched to raze site, reportedly a source of...

03.07.2024 20

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State comptroller to mull probing failures over release of Shifa Hospital director

Matanyahu Englman says mutual recriminations between government officials over release of Mohammad Abu Salmiya raise concerns of fundamental problem...

02.07.2024 20

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New Gaza famine report reveals grim March predictions were vastly exaggerated

Study appears to emphasize outlying malnutrition results, does not disclose mortality data, leading some experts to question the basis of its new...

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High Court bans settlement council from seizing stray Palestinian livestock

Judges prevent Jordan Valley Regional Council from applying its bylaws to Palestinian herders’ stray animals, a practice that has raised...

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The army must soon begin enlisting ultra-Orthodox men. How will that work?

IDF’s main options include a lottery to draft thousands of yeshiva students from Haredi mainstream, likely sparking major backlash, or to...

01.07.2024 30

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UK challenges ICC jurisdiction over Israel, delaying arrest warrant decision

The UK filed an amicus brief arguing that the ICC’s 2021 decision asserting jurisdiction over Israeli actions in Palestinian territories...

27.06.2024 10

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Judicial overhaul still a ‘sword on the neck’ of judiciary, ex-Supreme Court judge says

Former Supreme Court Justice Anat Baron says the government’s judicial overhaul would have created a ‘totalitarian state,’ says...

27.06.2024 10

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Israel rejects UN war crimes claim: Hamas turned ‘large parts of Gaza into combat sites’

Document responding to UN Human Rights office allegations says report suffers from ‘hindsight and methodological biases,’ lacks crucial...

27.06.2024 30

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After court ruling, AG tells IDF to immediately start drafting 3,000 Haredi students

Notice also orders the military to draw up a conscription plan for enlistment beyond the initial figure, bans government yeshiva funding...

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Key food security org finds no famine in Gaza, says previous assumptions wrong

UN-linked IPC finds no mortality data to prove famine is present, but states a ‘high risk of famine’ remains, describing food insecurity...

25.06.2024 30

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In historic ruling, High Court says government must draft Haredi men into IDF

Unanimous decision also says state is barred from financially supporting yeshivas whose students are eligible for the draft, noting, ‘Burden of...

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Police internal affairs probing cop’s violent handling of reporter at Tel Aviv rally

Announcing probe, Department for Internal Police Investigations appears to push back against public defender for decrying ‘a lack of enforcement...

24.06.2024 30

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State ordered to report on conditions at terror suspect detention facility in the Negev

High court decision comes in response to petitions from several human rights groups demanding Sde Teiman be shut down over alleged abuse; state to...

23.06.2024 20

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Seizure of stray West Bank livestock prompts annexation claims in High Court hearing

Palestinian shepherds lodge petition after Jordan Valley Regional Council detains hundreds of animals under municipal bylaws, demands hundreds of...

23.06.2024 30

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Drawing annexation claims, IDF hands many West Bank powers to civilian ally of Smotrich

Left-wing activists slam transfer of key authorities, including over planning laws, land registry and regional council administration, to civilian...

23.06.2024 60

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Israel seeks to replace Red Cross with ‘external party’ for Palestinian prisoner visits

Civil rights group blasts proposal, says government ‘circumventing international law’ and ‘overriding international regulations...

20.06.2024 40

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High Court raises constitutional concerns over law granting Ben Gvir police powers

Several judges challenge notion minister shouldn’t set general police policy and priorities, ask why petitioners’ concerns cannot be...

18.06.2024 10

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Agriculture Ministry funding illegal farming outposts, US-sanctioned settlers – report

Anti-settlement group says unauthorized West Bank farms got NIS 1.66 million in 2017-2023, including some founded by Israelis the US accuses of...

17.06.2024 30

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High Court orders state comptroller to suspend October 7 probe into IDF, Shin Bet

Justice Gila Canfy-Steinitz says ruling based on classified opinions written by security agencies

16.06.2024 20

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Anti-Israel protesters take over Cal State LA building, leaving damage and graffiti

Workers inside Student Services Building were told to shelter in place, but property empty by Thursday morning, university spokesperson says

14.06.2024 10

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Court approves extension of ban on Al Jazeera operations in Israel

Ruling finds direct and causal connection between terrorist activities inside Israel and consumption of Al Jazeera content; law being challenged in...

14.06.2024 10

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High Court orders justice minister to explain why he’s not filling its vacant seats

Levin has refused to appoint new Supreme Court justices or a new court president for over seven months, due to ‘extraneous...

14.06.2024 20

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Police chief to AG: Ben Gvir pushed to prevent police from guarding Gaza aid convoys

Outgoing commissioner says minister warned him of ‘consequences’ due to his insistence on protecting convoys, held talks behind his back...

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Did the Nuseirat hostage rescue operation comply with international law?

While Israel has celebrated the rescue of four hostages, critics argue the large number of Palestinian casualties during the op mean it may have have...

13.06.2024 40

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High Court orders state to demonstrate aid supply to Gaza is sufficient

Justices accept request for interim orders in petitions alleging Israel isn’t doing enough to alleviate the humanitarian situation in Strip,...

11.06.2024 20

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‘Close connection between Hamas and Al Jazeera,’ Tel Aviv District Court finds

Judge notes Al Jazeera clip on how to destroy an Israeli tank, finds network has endangered soldiers, and says Hamas ‘advances it goals’...

05.06.2024 20

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Aid trucks entering Gaza ‘at fairly good clip,’ says World Central Kitchen

Humanitarian group says it is getting food aid to its kitchens from Kerem Shalom to Khan Younis and Deir al Balah, but insists distribution and...

04.06.2024 20

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High Court’s patience with Haredi draft evasion snaps in highly charged hearing

Justices deride arguments by government and yeshivas that IDF cannot be instructed to conscript ultra-Orthodox men, insist that military urgently...

02.06.2024 30

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Nine-justice High Court panel to hear petitions calling for immediate Haredi draft

AG says government ‘violating express rules of the court’ and acting in contradiction to law in its treatment of new legal situation on...

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Far-right parties vow to bring down government if PM backs hostage-ceasefire deal

Ben Gvir says deal would spell ‘total defeat’ rather than Netanyahu’s promised ‘total victory’; Smotrich warns terror...

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Key Gaza famine report cited by UN, ICJ has systematic flaws, Israeli review finds

Health Ministry review finds series of grave methodological flaws in Integrated Food Security Phase Classification report from March, which was cited...

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‘Philadelphi route, Gaza coastal road open to humanitarian aid deliveries’ state says

In High Court submission, state says that aid delivery to southern Gaza is possible despite IDF’s Rafah operation. ‘Claims disconnected...

29.05.2024 60

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As World Court case progresses, Israel could face more forceful order to end war

South Africa seems poised to continue its unprecedented legal blitz at the International Court of Justice; a request for the UN Security Council to...

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Ben Gvir cancels hearing for police chief, but pushes on with attempt to fire him

After AG said planned ouster unlawful, minister vows to bring Kobi Shabtai’s dismissal to cabinet in accordance with Meron disaster inquiry;...

29.05.2024 40

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AG says Ben Gvir acting out of ‘ulterior motives’ in push to dismiss police chief

Baharav-Miara tells far-right police minister that move to summon Shabtai is unlawful and raises fears he is trying to intimidate the police force

28.05.2024 40

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Irwin Cotler: ICC prosecutor weaponized international law in ‘incomprehensible’ way

Former Canadian justice minister says Karim Khan violating founding principle of ICC charter by ignoring Israeli legal independence, failing to give...

27.05.2024 30

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Attorney general slams ICC prosecutor, says he’s ignoring Israel’s legal system

Baharav-Miara says Israel is actively investigating allegations of Gaza war conduct, accuses Khan of violating court’s charter by rushing to...

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