Israel to ban Al Jazeera

Communications Ministry says Al Jazeera offices in Jerusalem to be closed, journalists to lose credentials.David Rosenberg, 8/6/2017, 5:20 PM

Communications Minister looking into Al-Jazeera closure

Communications Minister Ayoob Kara to hold discussions on Al-Jazeera following request by Netanyahu.Hezki Baruch, 7/31/2017, 4:05 AM

'We must take advantage of opportunity to return Hadar and Oron'

Communications Minister Ayoub Kara hopes for breakthrough in return of soldiers held by Hamas - that doesn't involve a deal.Benny Tocker, 7/25/2017, 1:52 PM

Druze minister: The Labour Party is commiting suicide

Communications Minister says second round of Labor Party primary voting likely to split up party, lead to break-away faction.Ido Ben Porat, 7/6/2017, 9:36 PM

Meet Min. Ayoub Kara: 'The most Zionist non-Jew in the world'

Israel finally has a Communications Minister - and he is the 1st Druze MK to have a ministerial portfolio. He is also 1st in other things.Rochel Sylvetsky, 6/23/2017, 1:25 PM

Diplomatic incident with Morocco

Morocco expressed an official protest against Israel after Minister Ayoob Kara met with the Western Sahara president.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/21/2017, 10:49 PM

Druze minister chosen as Communications Minister

Netanyahu taps Likud MK Ayoob Kara for Communications Minister, appointment expected to be confirmed on Sunday.Nitsan Keidar, 5/28/2017, 9:38 AM

Israeli government gathers in Western Wall tunnels

Government holds meeting discussing making Western Wall more accessible for wheelchairs, affirming new Communications Minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/28/2017, 9:13 AM

'Erdogan's comments are unnecessary incitement'

Minister Ayoob Kara responds to Turkish President who urged Muslims to "protect Jerusalem from Judaization".Hezki Baruch, 5/15/2017, 4:03 AM

Likud Minister: Bennett is obsessed with building

Ayoub Kara rips Education Minister, says Netanyahu is acting properly and without attracting unnecessary attention.Hezki Baruch, 4/3/2017, 9:14 AM

Likud ministers attack Bennett for 'lecturing' Netanyahu

Likud ministers back Netanyahu, say no need for Bennett to lecture on importance of upcoming Trump-Netanyahu meeting.Hezki Baruch, Nitsan Keidar, 2/12/2017, 11:24 AM

Lapid: Appointing Kara Minister - governmental corruption

Yesh Atid chairman attacks intention to appoint Ayoub Kara, "Minister without Portfolio is a man who officially has no job."Hezki Baruch, 1/19/2017, 12:16 PM

Danon: Obama abandoned Israel at the Security Council

Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations responds to Obama's assertion that he did not betray Israel.Ben Ariel, 1/11/2017, 1:06 AM

Hanegbi appointed Minister of Regional Cooperation

MK Tzachi Hanegbi (Likud) has been appointed the Minister of Regional Cooperation, replacing the Prime Minister in the position.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/20/2016, 7:26 PM

Druze MK: 'They’re attacking me because I’m not Jewish'

Deputy Minister Ayoub Kara responds to criticism of his exposure of a security-related issue on his Facebook page.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/15/2016, 12:30 PM

Israel involved in undisclosed security incident

Deputy Minister of Regional Cooperation publishes details of security incident on Facebook. The post was removed under a gag order.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/14/2016, 9:08 PM

Foreign Ministry apologizes to Italy

Israel's Foreign Ministry apologizes after Deputy Minister Ayoob Kara said an earthquake in Italy was punishment for UNESCO resolution.Hezki Baruch, 10/30/2016, 3:13 AM

Jews arrested in Yemen released from custody

Deputy Minister Ayoub Kara meets with recent immigrants from Yemen, says Israel working to free Israeli citizen still held in the country.Ari Soffer, 7/6/2016, 2:33 PM

Deputy Minister Kara considers quitting Likud

Kara announces he is weighing his future in the party, accusing Netanyahu of racism for not appointing him as minister.Hezki Baruch, 5/23/2016, 5:44 PM

Jordanian students discover the real Israel

'There's no connection between the way Israel is portrayed and how it really is'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/4/2016, 9:34 PM

'The world doesn't care about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict'

Deputy Minister Ayoub Kara says the fight against Islamic extremism can result in new alliances for Israel.Benny Tocker, 4/15/2016, 5:37 AM

Should Israel join forces with Saudi Arabia's Arab coalition?

MK Ayoub Kara says Israel has woken up to strategic importance of regional alliance against Iran; 'Any enemy of Iran is our friend.'Ari Soffer, 2/24/2016, 5:36 PM

Israeli hospital saved Bahraini princess' life

Deputy Minister Ayoub Kara explains that this is why he was invited to Bahrain for talks.Hillel Fendel, 2/16/2016, 5:25 PM

Syrian Opposition head asks Israel for field hospitals

Dr. Al-Labwani set to visit Knesset, presenting map of protected regions and asking Israel to establish field hospitals inside Syria.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 2/13/2016, 8:02 PM

Deputy Minister demands collective punishment for terror

Likud's Kara says govt. still has no answer to terror wave, calls for crackdown on towns, terrorists' families expelled in 'all out war.'Hezki Baruch, 1/28/2016, 10:49 PM

New flight connects Israel's north and south

Deputy Minister Kara welcomes new route from Rosh Pina to Eilat, revealing plan to create Galilee regional flight hub.Ari Yashar, 1/28/2016, 4:47 PM

Druze Deputy Minister: 'Do not evict Jews'

Kara, together with Hazan and Smotrich, issue PM an ultimatum on Hevron eviction, Minister Elkin calls to 'deal with PA executions first.'Ido Ben-Porat, 1/22/2016, 10:31 AM

Likud MK: Jordan, Israel can fight ISIS together

The best way to fight ISIS is for Israel to ally with other countries in the region, like Jordan, says Druze MK Kara.Yaakov Levi, 11/17/2015, 9:08 PM

Could a Religous Woman Be Israel's Next Foreign Minister?

The High Court ruled that a Health Minister needed to be appointed within 60 days, and that is likely to apply to the Foreign Ministry too.Yaakov Levi, 8/23/2015, 11:00 PM

Druze Minister Calls on Lynching Suspects to Repent

Deputy Min. Ayoub Kara notes that he understands why Israeli Druze attacked Syrian refugees - but not an IDF ambulance.Shimon Cohen, 8/11/2015, 8:13 AM

55 Million Shekels Set Aside for Bridge to Jordan

Government allots funding for free trade zone bridge that is to develop trade between Israel and Jordan.Arutz Sheva staff, 7/16/2015, 8:45 PM

Druze Leaders Condemn Ambulance Attack, Majdal Shams Celebrates

Residents of Druze town celebrate the attack on the ambulance carrying wounded Syrians, as leaders condemn it.Ben Ariel, 6/23/2015, 4:42 AM

Dissatisfied Likud MKs: Time to Dump Party Primaries

Ayoub Kara is seeking to prevent a repeat of the 'bitter taste' among many Likud members over the way the government was formed.Yaakov Levi, 5/27/2015, 3:41 PM

Dep. Min. Kara Upset Over Demise of Druze Battalion

Ayoub Kara opposes Chief of Staff's decision to shut down ethnic unit and integrate Druze throughout IDF.Yishai Karov, Gil Ronen, 5/18/2015, 6:20 PM

MK Ayoub Kara Takes Threats Down a Notch

After angry threats against Netanyahu last Thursday, MK Ayoub Kara (Likud) appeared more moderate in interview on Sunday.Ido Ben Porat, Cynthia Blank, 5/10/2015, 10:07 AM

Kara: I Love the PM, But Druze Minister is 'National Necessity'

Defending decision to threaten Netanyahu in letter to supporters, Likud MK Ayoub Kara insists Israel needs a Druze minister.Cynthia Blank, 5/10/2015, 8:12 AM

MK Kara: 'Make Me Minister or I'll Shun Coalition'

Druze MK Ayoub Kara (Likud) says he may not show up for swearing-in Wednesday – thus hindering an important vote.Gil Ronen, 5/7/2015, 4:22 PM

Likud Druze MK to Arab List: Start Representing the People

MK Ayoub Kara calls on Joint List to stop attacking Netanyahu, associating with PA and start actually helping Israeli Arabs.Benny Toker, Tova Dvorin, 3/25/2015, 9:00 AM

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

Just Who are the Likud Candidates Who Surprisingly Made it in?

Likud surprised by making it to 30 in elections - but who are the new MKs no one thought would make it into the Knesset?Ari Yashar, 3/18/2015, 8:30 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

Israeli Arab Receives Permit to Return After Joining ISIS

Marwan Khaldi, whose passport was frozen two weeks ago, will return to Israel on a temporary permit issued by the Interior Ministry.Cynthia Blank, 1/8/2015, 11:35 AM

Tzipi Hotovely Likely to Lose her Knesset Seat

99% of votes in: Hotovely in 26th spot, likely out as polls give Likud no more than 24 MKs. Feiglin is in unrealistic 36th spot.Gil Ronen, 1/1/2015, 6:40 PM

Likud Candidate Says Liberman Part of a 'Left-Wing Conspiracy'

Former Likud MK Ayoub Kara says the issue in upcoming elections is the stark contrast between the “clear right” and the “clear left.”Yaakov Levi, 12/25/2014, 4:00 PM

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

Israeli Arab Who Joined ISIS Returns to Israel

Hamza Samy Magamsah, a resident of Yafi'a returns to Israel with his father, after fleeing ISIS and being held in Turkey.Cynthia Blank, 11/2/2014, 9:22 AM

MK: U.S. Intervention Needed in Syria

MK Yitzchak Herzog believes that U.S. intervention in Syria is needed; American officials disagree.David Lev, 8/22/2013, 8:45 AM

Haifa's Rambam Hospital Prepared to Treat Syrian Casualties

Deputy Minister Ayoub Kara tours Haifa's Rambam Hospital, assured it is prepared to receive casualties from Syria.Elad Benari, 7/10/2012, 6:15 AM

Kara: All of Assad's Officers Were Trained in Iran

Deputy Minister Ayoub Kara warns of the dangerous connection between Syria's Assad, Iran and Hizbullah.Elad Benari, 6/11/2012, 5:44 AM

Kara: Israel Willing to Treat Syrian Casualties

Deputy Minister Ayoub Kara says Israel would be willing to help treat casualties from the ongoing fighting in Syria.Elad Benari, 6/10/2012, 5:16 AM

Children Protest Syrian Massacre Outside Russian Embassy

A protest against the ongoing killings of innocent civilians in Syria took place outside the Russian embassy in Tel Aviv.Elad Benari, 5/31/2012, 5:16 AM

Rivlin Hosts Religious Zionists Rabbis at Knesset

Senior religious Zionist rabbis met with Likud ministers to lobby for the "regulation law" that would save Yesha's threatened communities Gabe Kahn, 5/21/2012, 4:14 PM

PA Arab Who Sold Hevron Home in Life-Threatening Danger

Deputy Minister Kara says there is a serious threat to the life of the Arab who arranged the sale of the Beit Hamachpela to Jews.Elad Benari, 5/16/2012, 12:55 AM

Report: Israeli in Egyptian Prison Could be Released Tonight

Reports Saturday night said that Ouda Tarabin, an Israeli citizen who has been jailed in Egypt for the past 12 years, could be released soonDavid Lev, 5/12/2012, 8:46 PM

Ayoub Kara: Annan 'Naive' About Syria

Deputy minister and Knesset speaker Ayoub Kara says Kofi Annan lacks a sufficiently deep understanding of Syrian affairs to bring peace.Gabe Kahn, 4/12/2012, 12:00 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

It's Time For Arab Apartheid Week

Demonstration in Tel Aviv protesting Syrian bloodshed and the regime's heinous human rights violations, as part of Arab Apartheid Week.Rachel Hirshfeld, 3/12/2012, 8:20 PM