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PM doubles down on attack on justice system, says he has nothing to hide, in TV interview hours after taking defendant's bench
Buses to carry up to 75% of full passenger capacity from end of the week; railways to run on June 8
Clergymen allowed in briefly, but disappointed worshipers refused entry at Christian holy site, as officials say 50-person restriction makes it impossible to reopen to public
With some traveling from afar, premier's supporters claim he is 'pure and clean,' while others decry 'death of democracy' and claim leader must resign
7 of the PM's party's newly appointed ministers stood by his side as he castigated the judiciary minutes before his trial opened; one more lobbied for him nearby; 5 stayed away
As his trial opens, the premier avoids dreaded photo of himself sitting humbled on the defendants' bench, instead releasing shot in which he is surrounded by fellow Likud MKs
After PM accuses police, prosecutors of inventing 'baseless cases' and accuses Mandelblit of having 'something to hide,' attorney general says arguments will only be heard in court
Funds to help flagging businesses and cover projects to encourage re-hiring of laid off workers; total aid package now stands at NIS 100 billion
'The goal is to bring down a strong PM... and keep the right away from power for years': Before entering courtroom, PM rails against law enforcement, demands 'full transparency'
Former soldier seeking to set up support center for comrades suffering from PTSD caused during 18-year conflict on other side of northern border
Opposition leader Lapid slams prime minister's 'incitement' at opening of trial, says it shows why a 'criminal defendant cannot continue to serve' as premier
Premier sits mostly silent through opening hearing, face hidden behind face mask; confirms he has read graft charges against him, as hundreds rally outside Jerusalem District Court
PM's pre-hearing claim that charges against him are part of a coup bid was familiar. What was new was the array of colleagues around him, and a striking omission from his remarks
Arriving at Jerusalem court, PM accuses police and prosecutors of inventing 'baseless cases' against him, says probes 'were corrupted and fabricated from the start'
People will tell themselves these are life-saving measures – but once privacy is taken away, it often cannot be fully restored
It’s not an exaggeration to say that two summers at Herzl Camp in Wisconsin made me want to live a Jewish life
Young supporters of the Shiite terror group say they wish they'd fought against Israeli troops before pullout of military forces in 2000
Security cabinet to include a record 16 members, will also have 4 nonvoting observers
Demonstrators at the court where criminal trial will be held portray attorney general as a traitor, while Netanyahu's critics call for his resignation at protest outside residence
PM's allies claim the right-wing and the marginalized are in the dock with him; opponents say the rule of law is at stake; come the day, how will half the country handle defeat?