Weekly roundup of world briefs
February 11, 2022
Israel appoints first female attorney general
(JNS) — The Israeli Cabinet on Monday approved the appointment of Gali Baharav-Miara as attorney general, according to a statement from the Prime Minister’s Office.
“This is one of the most important and sensitive appointments in the public service,” said Prime Minister Naftali Bennett at the start of the Cabinet meeting at which Baharav-Miara’s appointment was finalized.
“At this time, given the erosion of public confidence in law enforcement, there is an important opportunity here to maintain what needs to be maintained and to co...