Netanyahu Enters Plea of Not Guilty in Corruption Trial

JERUSALEM — Few world leaders have ever stood trial while in office, let alone while running for re-election in the middle of a pandemic. Yet on Monday morning — with a general election just weeks away, and a fraught decision about reopening the education system due soon — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel was […]

Israeli tribunal backs soldier’s plea deal in Palestinian killing

Plea agreement offered the soldier three months of military labour in the fatal shooting of Palestinian man. An Israeli military tribunal upheld a contentious plea bargain that avoids jail time for a soldier who killed a Palestinian man and seriously wounded another in the occupied West Bank. The plea deal offered the soldier – who […]