Israel’s top court disqualifies far-rightist, approves Arab party for ballot

Michael Ben-Ari from the Jewish Power party delivers a statement to the media together with his party's members, Baruch Marzel and Itamar Ben-Gvir in Jerusalem, March 17, 2019. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel’s top court disqualified on Sunday a far-right Jewish politician from next month’s national election and approved the candidacy of a disputed Arab party, overturning March 6 decisions by the election board, a court statement said. The Supreme Court rulings were widely expected and unlikely to shake Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s efforts […]

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