Knesset Committee Chairman MK David Bitan (Likud) posted an online petition calling on President Reuven Rivlin to pardon Azaria.
PM Netanyahu called on all Israelis to "behave responsibly" and to keep the soldiers out of any political conflict.
The President's Office clarifies that IDF Sgt. Azaria himself, or an immediate relative or legally authorized representative must apply for clemency.
'Unfortunately, the process was contaminated by the involvement of outside factors, hence the decision.'
The family of the terrorist killed by convicted IDF Sgt. Elor Azaria is now vowing to turn to the ICC to ensure the soldier gets the 'maximum penalty.'
Hundreds of protesters confronted police outside the court session, some of whom cried slogans accusing the court of picking up the knife from the ground and returning it to the terrorists.
Live feed from the IDF court.
The would-be killer showed investigators the drawings she made, showing how she would stab the Israeli soldiers.
Following the attack, Meri posted on Facebook a picture of himself with the killer with the caption: 'My praises to the Shahid.'
Two Israeli Arab terrorists were caught planning a major terror attack, aimed at Israelis in the northern Negev. Potential targets were Arad, Dimona and/or Nevatim Air Base.
The Netiv HaAvot neighborhood of Elazar was built in 2001 on land which was later claimed–with the urging and support of Peace Now–by the Mussa family of al-Khader, near Bethlehem.
The High Court approved the request by the state to delay the evacuation of Amona so new housing arrangements can be made for the residents.
The community has until 5 PM Thursday to capitulate to this blackmail note from the three justices.
Residents called the court demand a form of blackmail, causing "grave harm to our right to dignity and to elementary living conditions.'
The former president was released on strict parole terms. He can't supervise women, and has a 10 pm curfew for 2 years.
MK Ghattas will be allowed by law to appear at the Knesset Committee and argue his case, following which the committee would vote on whether or not it recommends a vote at the plenum on removing his immunity.
. The purpose of the new request, submitted following the approval vote by the Amona residents for a new eviction outline, is to allow for carrying out the court-ordered eviction in an orderly fashion.
Residents of Amona have approved an agreement with the government after a night-long negotiation led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
More was going on in the building than just Jews being hidden there, and the authorities may have raided 263 Prinsengracht for other reasons.
Amona residents will vote on the new outline pending High Court's postponing the evacuation.
There is growing resistant from IDF soldiers who don't want to be ordered to take Jews from their homes in Amona.
PM Netanyahu urges the residents of Amona and those who stand with them not to turn violent at the evacuation. He urged parents not to involve young children or teens.
Dahlan fell from grace in June 2007 after Hamas trounced his fighters in Gaza street battles, expelling Fatah permanently from the territory.
Should court delays not allow for the relocation plans to swing into motion, the state will prepare temporary housing solutions for the evacuees in nearby Ofra, at the foot of the Amona mountain.
Shaked said the sellers would have received 'very high returns' for their land. 'They would have been compensated very well. But they're afraid to sell because of the threat of the death penalty.'