Thu. Dec 27, 2012 Israel News


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  • Indictment against Lieberman amended
  • Far-Rightists attempt to block MK Zoabi’s way out of court
  • Abbas says Hamas will not take over the West Bank

Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein on Thursday presented an amended indictment against Avigdor Lieberman following new testimonies in the case of former Ambassador Zeev Ben Aryeh.
It was noted that the resigning foreign minister had instructed his deputy, Daniel Ayalon, to appoint Ben Aryeh as the ambassador to Latvia claiming he was the most qualified for the job

MK Michael Ben-Ari and his Strong Israel party co-founder Itamar Ben Gvir joined a group of some 30 right-wing activists attempting to physically block Balad MK Haneen Zoabi from leaving the High Court of Justice in Jerusalem on Thursday.
At the close of the court hearing to ban her from running for the next Knesset , activists started yelling at Zoabi, and a number of them physically engaged with security personnel trying to escort her out.
In an exclusive interview for channel 2 news palestinian authority president mahmoud abbas said that he was not afraid that hamas would take over the west bank.
He added that he would not allow any kind of violent resistance that the people in the west bank strive for peace.

Will the Habayit Hayehudi party headed by Naftali Bennet become the second largest in the Knesset? An election survey conducted by pollster Mano Geva for Israel Radio indicates that Labor and Bennet’s party will take almost the same number of Knesset seats. While Labor is sliding downward to a 16 seat share, the poll, which was released Thursday, shows Habayit Hayehudi claiming 15 Knesset seats.

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