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This is the second time that Mandelblit refused to offer his opinion, reflecting a concern over whether making his opinion public could interfere with the voters’ right to choose in the coming election.
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Israel’s High Court of Justice announces it will debate the question of whether an indicted Knesset member can form a government, giving Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit 48 hours to submit his legal opinion on the question.
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“We don’t want to see another prime minister behind prison walls,” says Blue and White leader Benny Gantz • Immunity is off the table, says Yisrael Beiteinu’s Avigdor Lieberman, but Netanyahu could be allowed to “retire in dignity.”
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Israel's indicted premier announces that he will vacate the health, welfare, agriculture and diaspora affairs portfolios and appoint new ministers following an NGO petition to the Supreme Court.
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu now has 30 days to convince the Knesset's House Committee—which currently has no members—to grant him immunity from prosecution.
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Sources close to President Rivlin say mandate to form a government will be passed to Blue and White leader Benny Gantz, Israeli media reports; 3 arrested during confrontations between pro- and anti-Netanyahu demonstrators outside attorney general’s home.
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