Israel’s most extreme right-dominated government ever is seeking to undermine the judiciary’s independence. And the people are pushing back.
President Isaac Herzog's office describes talks between working teams representing ruling coalition, Yesh Atid and the National Unity Party — two centrist parties — as "a first dialogue meeting".
The Israeli prime minister says he had postponed the final reading of the judiciary overhaul bill "out of national responsibility."
Israeli military acknowledges it made a "mistake" in launching secretive influence campaign in an abortive attempt to improve Israeli public's view of army's performance in the war.
Israeli police fire stun grenades and scuffles break out in Tel Aviv during nationwide protests against PM Netanyahu's plan to overhaul judiciary. Meanwhile, Netanyahu's wife is "rescued" from a salon besieged by angry protesters.
Bill, proposed by hardline and extreme-right minister Itamar Ben-Gvir, states that anyone who kills an Israeli citizen should be sentenced to death.
Critics say Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's reform would greatly weaken judicial independence in Israel, raising concern about the democratic health of the country.
A Palestinian gunman had killed seven people near a synagogue in occupied East Jerusalem on Friday.
After Christian graves were vandalised in Mount Zion, religious leaders and analysts blame the rise of extremism represented in the new Israeli government for growing religious-based attacks.
Israeli group Shlom Asiraich is collecting tax-exempt donations from Americans for imprisoned radicals who include PM Yitzhak Rabin's assassin and people convicted in deadly attacks on Palestinians, investigation shows.
Analysts say the policy aims spelt out by Prime Minister Netanyahu's coalition government make it clearer that it's eventual goal is the erasure of Palestinian society.
In a controversial statement, Israel's extreme-right firebrand national security minister Itamar Ben-Gvir says waving the Palestinian flag is an act in support of terrorism.
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