'Ghattas deal sends the wrong message'Criminal law expert Ornat Cameron criticizes plea bargain signed with MK Ghattas.
Arab MK resigns from KnessetM Basel Ghattas submits resignation letter as part of plea bargain, will be replaced as MK within 48 hours.
Indictment submitted: Ghattas to resign on SundayMK Basel Ghattas is to submit his resignation to the Knesset as part of a plea bargain, after an amended indictment was submitted.
'Ghattas sentence is too light'Nationalist MKs denounce plea bargain with MK Basel Ghattas.
Pro-Hamas MK to retire from Knesset, serve 2 years in jailArab MK who aided jailed Hamas terrorists to leave Knesset, serve two years in prison under plea bargain agreement.
Ghattas to MKs: Don't impeach meMK Basel Ghattas calls Knesset members to stop impeachment procedure against him.
'Liberman is an immigrant from Moldova, Arabs own the land'Arab parties fume at Liberman's Facebook post placing Arab MKs in new Palestinian Authority state.
Report: Prosecution seeks 3 year sentence for MK GhattasState Prosecutor preparing plea bargain arrangement with MK Basel Ghattas.
'Revoke salaries of MKs indicted for security offenses'MK Mickey Levy proposes law to deal with 'absurd' situation where MKs indicted for offences such as aiding terrorists, receive salaries
Will MK who aided terrorists face lesser charges if he resigns?Deal reportedly in the works to allow Joint List MK Basel Ghattas to resign and face reduced charges after smuggling phones to terrorists.
Impeach Ghattas? Not so fastKnesset Legal Adviser says request to impeach MK Basel Ghattas needs to include the reasoning for the request.
Impeachment proceedings against MK Ghattas beginKnesset Speaker receives 72 signatures from MKs required to begin first ever impeachment proceedings against Arab MK.
Arab MK indicted for aiding terrorists questioned over fraudArab MK who smuggled cell phones to terrorists questioned over fraud and money-laundering investigation.
Lapid to support Ghattas dismissalYesh Atid changes mind, will support initiative to implement the MK Removal Law in the case of Basel Ghattas.
Arab MK indicted for aiding HamasAttorney General presents charges against Basel Ghattas, Joint List MK who allegedly aided jailed Hamas terrorists.
Lapid has change of heart on Ghattas removalAfter refusing to sign initiative to use MK Removal Law on MK Basel Ghattas, Yesh Atid now agrees to the move - if he is indicted.
Arab MK banned from KnessetBasel Ghattas, who has been accused of aiding Hamas terrorists, barred from entering Knesset for half a year.
'Obama and Ghattas both aided the terrorists'MK Oren Hazan says President Obama and MK Ghattas both aided terrorists at the UN and in Israeli prisons, respectively.
Ghattas: They are politically assassinating meArab MK suspected of smuggling cellular phones to terrorists claims investigation against him is “a political assassination”.
Man who passed cell phones to MK Ghattas arrestedGhattas smuggled the phones he had received to Hamas prisoners in jail.
MK Ghattas to be banned from voting in KnessetKnesset legal adviser says MK Ghattas cannot vote in Knesset while under arrest.
Police to search office of MK GhattasKnesset Speaker orders search of office of MK who smuggled cell phones to terrorists in prison.
Joint List head won't call on Ghattas to resignMK Ayman Odeh refuses to call on Basel Ghattas to resign from the Knesset but says his actions are unacceptable.
'Ghattas and associates are a threat to security of Israel'Defense Minister hopes Supreme Court will allow Knesset to ban Balad party from running in elections after MK smuggled phones to terrorists.
Arrest extended for Arab MK suspected of aiding HamasCourt extends arrest of MK Basel Ghattas by 6 days. Fellow Joint List MKs attend hearing.
Arab MK accused of aiding Hamas arrestedBasel Ghattas placed under arrest after losing parliamentary immunity.
Report: Ghattas to give up his immunityReport says MK Basel Ghattas will give up his parliamentary immunity even before a Knesset discussion on the matter.
How was MK Basel Ghattas caught?The state authorized Ghattas to meet with convicted terrorists hoping to catch him redhanded smuggling cell phones - which they did.
'Smuggling cell phones to inmates a security risk? Nonsense'Haaretz journalist says it is 'nonsense' that the smuggling of cell phones to terrorists in prison poses a national security risk.
'MKs aiding terrorists is more widespread than just Ghattas'Meir Indor, the head of the Almagor Terror Victim Association, warned that there are more MKs who use their immunity to aid terrorists.
MK Ghattas stripped of his immunityThe Knesset Committee approved the request of the Attorney General and removed MK Basel Ghattas's immunity, facilitating his arrest.
Will Arab MK be stripped of immunity?Knesset House Committee to vote Wednesday on proposal to strip Arab MK of immunity following allegations of aiding Hamas terrorists.
Meretz MK: Ghattas should resign from the KnessetMK Esawi Frej calls on MK Basel Ghattas to set an example and resign from the Knesset rather than wait to be kicked out.
Former MK: Israel is deliberately acting against Arab MKsFormer MK Afou Agbaria, who once called for an intifada, claims the Israeli government is deliberately plotting against Arab MKs.
Liberman: MK Ghattas belongs in jailMK Avigdor Liberman discussed the issue of MK Ghattas's actions as well as conscription issues and the length of army service.
Arab MK admits to smuggling cellphones into jailMK Basel Ghattas (Joint Arab List) admitted smuggling cellphones and messages to security prisoners he visited in jail.
MKs banned from visiting security prisonersThe Knesset House Committee voted, after heated debate, to ban the visits by MKs to security prisoners.
MK Ghattas questioned by policeArab Knesset member questioned this morning on suspicion of smuggling phones to Hamas terrorists in prison.
Will United Torah Judaism oppose Ghattas’ dismissal?Most members of the coalition, including Shas, joined the initiative to oust the Arab MK, but United Torah Judaism refused to sign on.
MK Dichter: Do not allow Ghattas into KnessetLikud MK asserts that Arab MK suspected of trying to aid terrorists could facilitate terror attack if not barred from Knesset premises.
'Prevent terrorist visits by MKs'Minister Regev to the Attorney General: Prevent visits by MKs to security prisoners, unless their belongings and bodies are searched.
Aymen Odeh: MKs cannot try Ghattas in a kangaroo courtJoint Arab List head Ayman Odeh referred to charges against his fellow MK Bassal Ghattas, claiming incitement against 'entire Arab populace'
'Terror inciters should be in jail, not in Knesset'MK Robert Ilatov, one of petitioners who tried unsuccessfully to disqualify Balad, says courts must act to stop terror incitement by MKs.
Minister calls for removal of Arab MK suspected of aiding HamasJerusalem Affairs Minister initiates removal of Arab MK who allegedly smuggled cellular devices to jailed Hamas terrorists.
Liberman: Joint List is actually the list of spies and traitorsDefense Minister vows to act to strip MKs from the Joint List of their citizenship, after MK Ghattas is summoned for questioning by police.
Did Arab MK help Hamas terrorists?Prime Minister warns MK may have caused serious security breach.
Arab MK summoned for questioningPolice investigate Joint List MK Basel Ghattas for alleged security offenses.
Watch: Arab MK Ghattas defends terrorism against IsraelisMK justifies murders committed 'in passion of struggle against occupation,' Liberman demands 'fifth column' be banned.
Shaked: Suspending extremist Arab MKs isn't enoughJustice Minister says Netanyahu's proposed law isn't the solution, calls to give ethics committee more power, disqualify Balad party.
Liberman: Punishment handed out to Arab MKs is a 'joke'Yisrael Beytenu chairman says suspension of three Arab MKs who met families of terrorists will not deter them from repeating their actions.
Arab party head says Balad may be banned by 'fascism'Odeh praises 'worthy' meeting between 3 MKs and terrorists' families, says 'radicals' in Knesset are 'dancing on our blood.'
Arab MKs win: Terrorists' bodies to be returned for burialAfter Balad MKs meet families of Jerusalem terrorists and promise return of bodies, government concedes to the demand.
AG orders police to scope out pro-terror Arab MKsOn Netanyahu's orders to examine legal actions, Mandelblit tells police to gather information on meeting with terrorists' families.
Netanyahu proposes bill to oust pro-terrorism Arab MKsAfter 3 MKs pay comfort visit to families of 'martyr' terrorist murderers, PM proposes bill for 90-MK vote to suspend them.
Arab MK says terrorists are 'martyrs'In TV interview Basel Ghattas - who was among three Arab MKs who visited a terrorist's family - defends his actions.
Knesset Speaker urges public: submit complaints against Arab MKsEdelstein urges citizens to submit complaints to Ethics Commitee against 3 Arab MKs who met with families of terrorist murderers.
Bereaved son livid over MKs' meeting with terrorist familiesMicha Avni, son of 76-year-old Richard Lakin, calls for Arab MKs who met terrorists' families to be investigated for incitement.