Druze Leaders Demand Non-Jewish Minister in Next Government

Druze leaders will petition PM Netanyahu to appoint non-Jew, such as Ayoub Kara or Hamad Amar, to minister of minorities.Cynthia Blank, 3/22/2015, 11:07 AM

Arab Survey: More Participation in Elections, But Not for Druze

While most Israelis do not like Arab List’s politics, they’re enthusiasm this year is a good sign for integration.Gedalyah Reback, 3/12/2015, 7:20 AM

Former MK: Yaalon Promised No More Medical Treatment for Syrians

Former MK Ayoub Kara asked Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon to prevent the entry of any more Syrians into Israel for medical treatment.Yaakov Levi , 3/4/2015, 3:16 PM

Zionist Activists Visit Druze Victim of Racist Attack

Members of Im Tirtzu visited Druze soldier who was attacked after speaking Arabic outside a club in a kibbutz.Gil Ronen, 2/9/2015, 2:15 PM

PM: Palestinian State will Lead Islamists to Tel Aviv, Jerusalem

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu vows to fight foreign pressure to withdraw from Judea-Samaria ahead of Kerry meeting in Rome.Tova Dvorin, 12/14/2014, 12:57 PM

OU 'Adopts' Family of Murdered Druze Officer

Head of the OU in Israel visits family of Zidan Seif, tells them that communities in the United States will commemorate their son's memory.Yishai Karov, 12/1/2014, 2:14 AM

PM to Submit Bill to Invest in Druze, Circassian Communities

After meeting with Druze leaders last week, Netanyahu is moving forward with plans to submit bill for investment in Druze, Circassian towns.Cynthia Blank, 11/30/2014, 2:03 PM

Netanyahu to Druze: 'You Are an Organic Part of Israeli Society'

Prime Minister expresses condolences, solidarity with Druze community leaders, notes that both Druze and Jews are fighting Islamism.Tova Dvorin, 11/26/2014, 10:05 PM

Responding to Darkness with Light

Response to terrorism is on two levels, one for perpetrators and another encouraging those who support the state. Ron Jager, 11/25/2014, 4:23 AM

Islamic State Graffiti Found on Memorial for IDF Druze Soldiers

Police are investigating several incidents of pro-ISIS graffiti drawn in Druze villages Daliyat al-Karmel and Isfiya, near Haifa.Cynthia Blank, 11/23/2014, 3:01 PM

Funeral Held for Druze Officer Killed in Jerusalem Terror Attack

Sgt. Major Zidan Seif laid to rest in his home town of Yanuh-Jat; thousands in attendance including many hareidi mourners.Ari Soffer, 11/19/2014, 4:16 PM

Funeral for Police Officer Murdered in Terror Attack at 2 p.m.

Druze officer Zidan Seif who fought terrorists in synagogue attack to be buried in his hometown of Yanuh-Jat in the afternoon.Ari Yashar, 11/19/2014, 10:43 AM

41 Wounded in Druze-Muslim Clashes in the Galilee

Violent clashes Friday night after Muslim youths show solidarity with slain terrorist, while Druze stand with Israel.Cynthia Blank, 11/16/2014, 8:24 AM

Quiet Zionists: The Druze of Israel

Who are the Druze? An enlightening talk with a Druze leader, former MK Ayoub Kara - and his combat soldier nephew, Majid.Rochel Sylvetsky, 11/12/2014, 7:14 PM

Rivlin: Druze 'An Inseparable Part of Israeli Experience'

President Reuven Rivlin pays condolence call to family of border policeman killed in Jerusalem attack; 'We are not at war with Islam.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/7/2014, 2:55 PM

First Female Druze Officer in Israel Police

Faten Nassraldin, 34, first female Druze to become a platoon commander and receive an officer's rank.Tova Dvorin, 10/21/2014, 12:47 PM

Druze Leader Sends Message of Solidarity to Teens' Families

'As the leader of the Druze community, I want to give you strength in the face of this violent criminal act of terrorism,' Sheikh writes.Yedidya Ben-Or, 6/17/2014, 5:19 PM

Liberman: No Deals Without Security Guarantees

The murder of Baruch Mizrahi was a reminder of who exactly Israel was dealing with in peace negotiations, the Foreign Minister said.Moshe Cohen, 4/17/2014, 2:30 PM

Bennett: I’ll Be the Druze Minister

Bennett volunteers to represent Druze Israelis. ‘I love the Druze community,’ he declares.Maayana Miskin, 1/14/2014, 9:41 PM

Report: Al Qaeda Forces Syrian Druze to Renounce Faith

Syrian branch of Islamist terror group reportedly has forced 14 Druze villages to Islam - or die.Tova Dvorin, 12/23/2013, 10:13 PM

Mortar Hits Israeli Golan Town, IDF Trades Fire

IDF fires back after shot at by Syrian army. Clash follows mortar shell that hit outskirts of Druze town Majdal Shams.Ari Yashar, 12/2/2013, 12:27 PM

Druze to Command Golani Brigade

"Apartheid state?" Col. Rassan Alian will be formally appointed once Defense Minister gives green light. Bennett: He's a brother.Gil Ronen, 10/24/2013, 5:16 PM

Revealed: Israeli Druze Joining Assad

There are Israeli citizens on both sides of Syria’s civil war. Druze join Assad while Arabs largely favor rebels.Maayana Miskin, 10/22/2013, 8:19 PM

Golan: Rally in Support of Assad

Hundreds of Druze demonstrate in support of Assad's campaign against “terrorists” who serve “Zionists”.Dalit Halevi, 8/10/2013, 11:20 PM

Syria: Not All Druze Students Return Home to Israel

Not all Druze students studying in Syria returned home to Israel at the end of the school year, according to the International Red Cross.Chana Ya'ar, 7/12/2013, 2:43 AM

Druze Guard Indicted for Pre-meditated Murder in Kotel Killing

Indictment handed down against a security guard who several weeks ago opened fire on a Jew visiting the Kotel, killing him.David Lev, 7/4/2013, 10:18 AM

Druze Leaders Appeal to Israel for Syrian Druze Brethren

Druze leaders in northern Israel have appealed to the Israeli government to allow their children who crossed into Syria to return to Israel.Chana Ya'ar, 6/23/2013, 1:46 PM

Dayan: Israel Has a Choice Between Bad and Worse

Former IDF general says Israelis should give thanks each day for the Golan.Maayana Miskin, 5/7/2013, 11:44 AM

New Syrian Refugee Camps in Turkey for Christians, Kurds

Turkey is building new Syrian refugee camps for two minority groups, the Christians and the Kurds.Chana Ya'ar, 4/11/2013, 11:43 AM

Lebanese Druze Chief 'Sides With Devil' Against Assad

Lebanon's Druze leader has sided with the rebel Al-Nusra Front, a jihadist group which Washington lists as a terrorist organization.Arutz Sheva staff, 3/6/2013, 9:43 PM

Temple-Era Sage's Tomb Defaced Near Tzfat

Tomb of Yonatan Ben Uziel was desecrated, possibly by Druze.Gil Ronen, 2/16/2013, 7:52 PM

Elections Surprise: Arab Support for Jewish Home

The Jewish Home party finds allies in Bedouin and Druze communities, takes votes from Labor.Maayana Miskin, 1/16/2013, 3:14 PM

Balad MK Sa'id Naffaa Can Be Tried as Criminal

It is appropriate to remove the diplomatic immunity of Knesset Member Said Naffaa and try him as a criminal, a court ruled Wednesday.Chana Ya'ar, 12/26/2012, 4:26 PM

10 Dead in Damascus Car Bomb

At least 10 people were killed and 41 others were wounded Monday in a car bombing on the outskirts of the Syrian capital of Damascus. Chana Ya'ar, 10/29/2012, 4:17 PM

Israel, US Preparing for 'the Day After Assad'

As the fighting grows fiercer and Bashar Assad's day of reckoning grows closer, Israel, US prepare for the aftermath of Assad's fallDavid Lev, 7/19/2012, 4:54 PM

Vandals Damage Ancient Monk's Mill Site in Galilee

Apparent anti-Israeli vandals damaged an archaeological site featuring a monk's mill this weekend in the northern part of the country.Chana Ya'ar, 5/6/2012, 1:42 PM

Kara Charges Assad with Death of Syria Druze Leader

Deputy Minister Ayoub Kara says President Bashar Assad is behind the death of a Druze leader who died in a mysterious 'accident'.Elad Benari, 3/27/2012, 1:15 AM

Druze Anti-Assad Leader Dies in Syria

A Syrian Druze leader has been killed in the city of Soueida, the country's Waqf Ministry and its Druze Unitarians' Sect announced.Chana Ya'ar, 3/25/2012, 2:43 PM

Golan Druze Turning against Assad

Druze in the Golan Heights are turning against Assad and protesting against his regime for the first since the Six-Day War in 1967. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/22/2012, 12:11 PM

Boycott Campaigners Resort to Death Threats

Activists pressing to boycott all things Israeli in Ramallah threatened to kill a popular Israeli-Arab singer on New Year's EveGabe Kahn., 1/3/2012, 9:17 PM

Video of Live Rifle Fire Drill: Two Languages, One Message

Soldiers of the IDF's Druze "Herev" battalion conduct a drill in the Golan Heights, capture targets and train with live fire. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/28/2011, 10:17 AM

Whbee to Defend Israel in NY, Washington

MK Majallie Whbee (Kadima) is invited to the UN in New York and Washington, DC by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. He will defend Israel.Chana Ya'ar, 9/15/2011, 1:41 PM

Israel Allows Annual Druze Pilgrimage to Syria

Israel has relented and allowed 550 Druze to travel to Syria on their annual pilgrimage despite security warnings. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/12/2011, 4:24 PM

‘All Infiltrators Have Returned to Syria’

All of the Syrians who broke through Israel border have returned to Syria, say Druze in Majdal Shams.Gil Ronen, 5/15/2011, 8:32 PM

Report: Druze Less Fertile than Jews

Average birthrate of Druze women in Israel is 2.5 children - down from seven in the 1970s.Gil Ronen, 4/26/2011, 4:13 PM

Shomron Honors Druze Soldier Murdered at Tapuach Junction

Druze and Jews pay their respects to fallen soldier. MK Kara calls to build a new Samaria town in his name.Maayana Miskin & Yoni Kempinski, 2/23/2011, 12:12 AM

Jews Moving to Druze Villages

Another side-effect of the soaring housing prices in Israel: Possible assimilation. Some Israelis have taken to moving to low-rent Druze villages.Hillel Fendel, 2/21/2011, 11:12 AM

Two Arab Israelis Suspected of Espionage

Residents of Druze village in Golan Heights are suspected of having ties to Syrian intelligence.Elad Benari, 9/29/2010, 1:18 AM

Israeli Druze Attend Congress in Lebanon

A delegation of 35 Israeli Druze leaders attended a worldwide conference of their brethren in Lebanon, with Israel's blessing.Hana Levi Julian, 7/23/2010, 8:28 AM

Golan Druze Resident Suspected of Aiding Enemy

Security officers lifted a gag order and revealed the target of a police swoop Golan Sunday was a Druze resident suspected of aiding the enemy.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/12/2010, 6:01 PM

Police Freed in Majdal Shams

Police who entered the Druze village of Majdal Shams in the Golan have been rescued after being attacked and surrounded by a violent mob.Maayana Miskin, 7/11/2010, 8:32 PM

125,000 Druze Live in Israel

Druze are 1.7 percent of Israel's population, 8.1 percent of the Arab population. Their main holiday is this week.Maayana Miskin, 4/23/2010, 2:25 PM

Eight Golan Druze Visit Syria

Eight Druze residents of the Golan get permission to travel from Israel to Syria and back despite enmity between the two states.Maayana Miskin, 3/22/2010, 8:02 PM

Israel Begins Annual Apple Export to Syria

Beginning March 2, apples grown by Druze citizens of Israel in the Golan will be exported into Syria. Malkah Fleisher, 3/2/2010, 10:20 PM

Druze Jailor Suspected of Smuggling Phones to Security Inmates

An officer in the Prisons' Service is suspected of smuggling cellphones into a jail, for the use of terrorist prisoners.Gil ronen, 1/24/2010, 4:59 PM

Arab MK to be Indicted in Connection with Trip to Syria

Attorney General Menachem Mazuz has decided to indict Arab MK Sa’id Naffaa in connection with his trip to Syria in October 2007.Hana Levi Julian, 12/13/2009, 4:35 PM