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  • Father of Palestinian teen burned alive: Demolish homes of his Jewish killers

    January 14, 2016 | 2:56 pm

    Israeli prosecutors called for life sentences for two Jewish men convicted of burning a Palestinian teen alive, while the teen’s father called for their homes to be destroyed.

    The father of Mohammed Abu Khdeir reportedly asked during a closed sentencing hearing in Jerusalem...

  • Israel charges cop with manslaughter in Palestinian youth’s death

    November 24, 2014 | 11:33 am

    Israel charged a policeman on Sunday in the fatal shooting of a teenage Palestinian protester, accusing him of deliberately switching his rubber bullets for the live round that killed the youth.

    The prosecutors' decision to level a charge of manslaughter rather than murder drew...

  • Charedi Orthodox youth mob Western Wall in protest of women’s prayer service

    May 10, 2013 | 7:13 am

    Haredi Orthodox youth mobbed the Western Wall plaza by the thousands to protest Women of the Wall as they held their monthly prayer service.

    The youth, many of them students from haredi Orthodox yeshivot, had filled the Western Wall Plaza by 6:40 a.m. on Friday, 20 minutes before...

  • Five charged with planning attacks on Jews at Temple Mount

    April 18, 2013 | 10:50 am

    Five residents of eastern Jerusalem were charged with planning a shooting attack on the Temple Mount.

    The Palestinian men, aged 20 to 25, were charged Wednesday with attempted kidnapping, attempted murder, aiding the enemy at a time of war, contact with a foreign agent and...

  • Israel’s state prosecutor to appeal Olmert acquittals

    October 16, 2012 | 2:00 pm

    Israel's state prosecutor will appeal the acquittals of former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert in two of three cases decided earlier this year.

    The prosecutor informed Olmert's attorney on Tuesday that it will appeal the July acquittals on charges of fraud, breach of trust, tax...

  • Olmert gets probation, fine for breach of trust

    September 24, 2012 | 9:16 am

    Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced to one to three years of probation and fined about $19,000 for a breach of trust conviction.

    Olmert was sentenced Monday in Jerusalem District Court. He could have faced up to three years in jail. The state had recommended a...

  • Nine Jewish teens indicted in attack on Palestinians

    August 28, 2012 | 10:26 am

    Nine Jewish teens were indicted in the attack on three Palestinians in Jerusalem that left one of the victims seriously injured.

    The teens were indicted Tuesday in Jerusalem District Court for the Aug. 16 incident, which police called a “lynch.”

    One of the teens, Shimon Siman Tov,...

  • Olmert exonerated on corruption charges that prompted his resignation

    July 10, 2012 | 10:00 am

    Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was exonerated on corruption charges that prompted his resignation from office four years ago.

    The Jerusalem District Court on July 10 acquitted Olmert on charges of fraud, breach of trust, tax evasion and falsifying corporate records in...

  • Olmert takes stand in corruption trial

    May 31, 2011 | 10:23 am

    Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert began testifying on his own behalf at his trial on corruption charges.

    Olmert told judges in Jerusalem District Court Tuesday on the first day of the defense phase of the trial that “I am fighting for my life here and nothing else.”