Ghattas: I don't apologize

Former MK forced to resign after he tried to smuggle cell phones to terrorists in Israeli prison remains unapologetic over his actions.Yoni Kempinski, 6/27/2017, 1:23 PM

Arab MK sentenced to 2 years in jail for aiding terrorists

Disgraced former MK smuggled cell phones to terrorists, including murderer of Moshe Tamam.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/9/2017, 10:50 PM

Lapid: Joint Arab List will never be in my government

Yesh Atid chief blasts Joint List party, calls MK Zoabi and former MK Ghattas 'haters of Israel'.David Rosenberg, 3/26/2017, 3:52 PM

Court convicts MK Basel Ghattas

Prosecution submits plea bargain signed by Ghattas in which he admitts the crimes with which he is charged.Yoel Domb, 3/22/2017, 5:49 PM

Here's how traitorous MKs will be punished

Jewish Home MK proposes law revoking all workplace rights from MKs charged with endangering the State.Hezki Baruch, 3/22/2017, 1:10 PM

'Ghattas deal sends the wrong message'

Criminal law expert Ornat Cameron criticizes plea bargain signed with MK Ghattas.Benny Tocker, 3/21/2017, 5:42 AM

Arab MK resigns from Knesset

M Basel Ghattas submits resignation letter as part of plea bargain, will be replaced as MK within 48 hours.Hezki Baruch, 3/19/2017, 11:01 AM

Indictment submitted: Ghattas to resign on Sunday

MK Basel Ghattas is to submit his resignation to the Knesset as part of a plea bargain, after an amended indictment was submitted.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2017, 2:47 PM

'Ghattas sentence is too light'

Nationalist MKs denounce plea bargain with MK Basel Ghattas.Hezki Baruch, 3/17/2017, 1:07 AM

Pro-Hamas MK to retire from Knesset, serve 2 years in jail

Arab MK who aided jailed Hamas terrorists to leave Knesset, serve two years in prison under plea bargain agreement.Hezki Baruch, 3/16/2017, 10:56 PM

Ghattas to MKs: Don't impeach me

MK Basel Ghattas calls Knesset members to stop impeachment procedure against him.Hezki Baruch, 3/14/2017, 5:44 AM

'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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/13/2017, 12:54 PM

Report: Prosecution seeks 3 year sentence for MK Ghattas

State Prosecutor preparing plea bargain arrangement with MK Basel Ghattas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/6/2017, 10:15 PM

'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 salariesIdo Ben Porat, 2/15/2017, 2:11 PM

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/10/2017, 10:10 AM

Impeach Ghattas? Not so fast

Knesset Legal Adviser says request to impeach MK Basel Ghattas needs to include the reasoning for the request.Ben Ariel, 1/18/2017, 1:08 AM

Impeachment proceedings against MK Ghattas begin

Knesset Speaker receives 72 signatures from MKs required to begin first ever impeachment proceedings against Arab MK.Arutz Shev Staff, 1/16/2017, 9:23 PM

Arab MK indicted for aiding terrorists questioned over fraud

Arab MK who smuggled cell phones to terrorists questioned over fraud and money-laundering investigation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/16/2017, 6:41 PM

Lapid to support Ghattas dismissal

Yesh Atid changes mind, will support initiative to implement the MK Removal Law in the case of Basel Ghattas.Hezki Baruch, 1/16/2017, 1:05 AM

Arab MK indicted for aiding Hamas

Attorney General presents charges against Basel Ghattas, Joint List MK who allegedly aided jailed Hamas terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2017, 9:48 AM

Lapid has change of heart on Ghattas removal

After refusing to sign initiative to use MK Removal Law on MK Basel Ghattas, Yesh Atid now agrees to the move - if he is indicted.Elad Benari, 1/3/2017, 4:35 AM

Arab MK banned from Knesset

Basel Ghattas, who has been accused of aiding Hamas terrorists, barred from entering Knesset for half a year.David Rosenberg, 1/2/2017, 11:35 AM

'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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/28/2016, 5:53 PM

Ghattas: They are politically assassinating me

Arab MK suspected of smuggling cellular phones to terrorists claims investigation against him is “a political assassination”.Ben Ariel, 12/28/2016, 4:35 AM

Man who passed cell phones to MK Ghattas arrested

Ghattas smuggled the phones he had received to Hamas prisoners in jail.Tal Polon, 12/27/2016, 7:59 AM

MK Ghattas to be banned from voting in Knesset

Knesset legal adviser says MK Ghattas cannot vote in Knesset while under arrest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2016, 7:40 PM

Police to search office of MK Ghattas

Knesset Speaker orders search of office of MK who smuggled cell phones to terrorists in prison.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2016, 5:41 PM

Joint List head won't call on Ghattas to resign

MK Ayman Odeh refuses to call on Basel Ghattas to resign from the Knesset but says his actions are unacceptable.Chaim Lev, 12/25/2016, 4:04 AM

'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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/23/2016, 12:00 PM

Arrest extended for Arab MK suspected of aiding Hamas

Court extends arrest of MK Basel Ghattas by 6 days. Fellow Joint List MKs attend hearing.Hezki Baruch, David Rosenberg, 12/23/2016, 9:42 AM

Arab MK accused of aiding Hamas arrested

Basel Ghattas placed under arrest after losing parliamentary immunity.David Rosenberg, 12/22/2016, 10:22 PM

Report: Ghattas to give up his immunity

Report says MK Basel Ghattas will give up his parliamentary immunity even before a Knesset discussion on the matter.Elad Benari, 12/22/2016, 5:08 AM

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/21/2016, 10:01 PM

'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.Ido Ben Porat, 12/21/2016, 9:35 PM

'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.Hezki Baruch, 12/21/2016, 6:04 PM

MK Ghattas stripped of his immunity

The Knesset Committee approved the request of the Attorney General and removed MK Basel Ghattas's immunity, facilitating his arrest.Arutz Sheva, 12/21/2016, 3:32 PM

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.Hezki Baruch, 12/21/2016, 11:06 AM

Meretz MK: Ghattas should resign from the Knesset

MK Esawi Frej calls on MK Basel Ghattas to set an example and resign from the Knesset rather than wait to be kicked out.Ben Ariel, 12/21/2016, 5:11 AM

Former MK: Israel is deliberately acting against Arab MKs

Former MK Afou Agbaria, who once called for an intifada, claims the Israeli government is deliberately plotting against Arab MKs.Dalit Halevi, 12/21/2016, 3:12 AM

Liberman: MK Ghattas belongs in jail

MK Avigdor Liberman discussed the issue of MK Ghattas's actions as well as conscription issues and the length of army service.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/20/2016, 10:49 PM

Arab MK admits to smuggling cellphones into jail

MK Basel Ghattas (Joint Arab List) admitted smuggling cellphones and messages to security prisoners he visited in jail.Yoel Domb, 12/20/2016, 8:57 PM

MKs banned from visiting security prisoners

The Knesset House Committee voted, after heated debate, to ban the visits by MKs to security prisoners.Gary Willig, 12/20/2016, 6:04 PM

MK Ghattas questioned by police

Arab Knesset member questioned this morning on suspicion of smuggling phones to Hamas terrorists in prison.Hezki Baruch, 12/20/2016, 11:36 AM

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.Haim Lev, 12/20/2016, 10:46 AM

MK Dichter: Do not allow Ghattas into Knesset

Likud MK asserts that Arab MK suspected of trying to aid terrorists could facilitate terror attack if not barred from Knesset premises.Tal Polon, 12/20/2016, 8:25 AM

'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.Hezki Baruch, 12/20/2016, 2:12 AM

Aymen Odeh: MKs cannot try Ghattas in a kangaroo court

Joint Arab List head Ayman Odeh referred to charges against his fellow MK Bassal Ghattas, claiming incitement against 'entire Arab populace'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/19/2016, 10:33 PM

'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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/19/2016, 7:47 PM

Minister calls for removal of Arab MK suspected of aiding Hamas

Jerusalem Affairs Minister initiates removal of Arab MK who allegedly smuggled cellular devices to jailed Hamas terrorists.Shimon Cohen, 12/19/2016, 8:37 AM

Liberman: Joint List is actually the list of spies and traitors

Defense Minister vows to act to strip MKs from the Joint List of their citizenship, after MK Ghattas is summoned for questioning by police.Elad Benari, 12/19/2016, 4:12 AM

Did Arab MK help Hamas terrorists?

Prime Minister warns MK may have caused serious security breach.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2016, 9:40 PM

Arab MK summoned for questioning

Police investigate Joint List MK Basel Ghattas for alleged security offenses.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2016, 5:33 PM

Watch: Arab MK Ghattas defends terrorism against Israelis

MK justifies murders committed 'in passion of struggle against occupation,' Liberman demands 'fifth column' be banned.Ari Yashar, 2/11/2016, 5:17 PM

Shaked: Suspending extremist Arab MKs isn't enough

Justice Minister says Netanyahu's proposed law isn't the solution, calls to give ethics committee more power, disqualify Balad party.Uzi Baruch, 2/9/2016, 3:48 PM

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.Elad Benari, 2/9/2016, 5:43 AM

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.'Ari Yashar, 2/8/2016, 12:16 PM

Arab MKs win: Terrorists' bodies to be returned for burial

After Balad MKs meet families of Jerusalem terrorists and promise return of bodies, government concedes to the demand.Ari Yashar, 2/8/2016, 11:22 AM