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World - Region
4/10/2023 10:02:53 PM
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday reversed his decision to fire his defense minister over criticism of the government’s contentious plan to overhaul the judiciary.

World - Region
4/8/2023 11:37:57 PM
Israeli demonstrators crowded Tel Aviv late Saturday for another protest against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's plans to reform the judiciary, despite the process being put on hold.

World - Region
3/29/2023 11:14:19 AM
Israel's hard-right government and opposition parties were set for a second day of talks Wednesday on controversial judiciary reforms that sparked a general strike and mass protests in the country's most severe domestic crisis in years.

World - Region
3/29/2023 1:37:05 AM
US President Joe Biden on Tuesday warned Israel it "cannot continue" pressing for deeply controversial judicial reforms, now on hold, which have prompted months of unrest and criticism among Western allies.

World - Region
3/27/2023 10:09:02 PM
Israeli opposition leader Yair Lapid said Monday he is ready for dialogue if the government's announced pause in divisive judicial reforms, which had been moving through parliament, is genuine.

World - Region
3/27/2023 6:08:50 PM
A powerful partner in Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government says the country's proposed judicial overhaul has been delayed for at least several weeks.

World - Region
3/27/2023 2:35:57 PM
The spokesman for Israel’s largest trade union says diplomats at Israeli missions abroad are also striking against the government’s plan to overhaul the judiciary.

World - Region
3/27/2023 10:59:00 AM
Israel's largest trade union group launched a strike across a broad swath of sectors Monday, joining a surging protest movement against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's plan to overhaul the judiciary — a plan that is facing unprecedented opposition.

World - Region
3/26/2023 5:59:58 PM
Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant on Saturday night called on the government to immediately halt its plan to overhaul the country's judiciary, citing a threat to national security.

World - Region
3/26/2023 4:21:00 PM
An Israeli good governance group on Sunday asked the country's Supreme Court to punish Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for allegedly violating a conflict of interest agreement meant to prevent him from dealing with the country's judiciary while he is on trial for corruption.

World - Region
3/24/2023 8:12:25 PM
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak held talks with Benjamin Netanyahu in London on Friday as protesters shouting “Shame!” in Hebrew demonstrated against the Israeli leader’s right-wing policies and his plans to overhaul the country’s judiciary.

World - International
3/24/2023 3:42:19 PM
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak welcomed Benjamin Netanyahu at his official residence in London on Friday as protesters shouted “Shame!” In Hebrew demonstrated against the Israeli leader’s right-wing policies and his plans to overhaul the country’s judiciary.

World - Region
3/18/2023 7:15:12 PM
An Iranian court sentenced two people to death over an October attack on a shrine in the southern city of Shiraz that cost over a dozen lives, the judiciary said Saturday.

World - Region
3/11/2023 9:18:55 PM
Tens of thousands of Israelis demonstrated Saturday against a contentious plan to overhaul the judiciary as the government pressed ahead with the plan.

World - Region
3/9/2023 10:46:50 AM
Israeli protesters on Thursday were intensifying their opposition to a contentious government plan to overhaul the judiciary, with plans to block Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's route to the airport ahead of an official trip overseas and as the U.S. defense secretary was visiting.

World - Region
3/6/2023 12:51:53 PM
Iran has sentenced to death six men over attacks carried out by an ethnic Arab "terrorist group" active in a province bordering Iraq, the judiciary said Monday.

World - Region
2/21/2023 3:40:59 PM
The United Nations on Tuesday urged Israel to pause its judicial reform plans, saying they risked weakening human rights protections by drastically undermining the judiciary's ability to vindicate individual rights.

World - Region
2/18/2023 6:06:12 PM
Iran's judiciary is prosecuting a woman for "disrespecting" the Islamic headscarf after she threw hers to the ground during a public meeting, an Iranian news agency reported Saturday.

World - International
2/12/2023 9:54:35 PM
Israel's president on Sunday appealed to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to delay a contentious plan to overhaul the country's judicial system and instead seek a compromise with his political opponents.

World - Region
1/26/2023 3:46:19 PM
Scores of protesters Thursday scuffled with riot police in Beirut as they tried to break into the chief offices of Lebanon's judiciary, after officials moved to cripple the probe into a massive port explosion that wreaked havoc on the capital city.

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