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Israel's right-wing laws: Threat to democracy?

An analysis of the law allowing lawmakers to oust their colleagues for supporting terrorism or inciting racism.Andrew Tobin, 7/20/2016, 2:00 AM

Zoabi: Israel is 'occupied Palestinian territory'

MK Hanin Zoabi is at it again, tells Hamas newspaper she views sovereign Israeli territory as “occupied” Palestinian territory.Dalit Halevi, 7/15/2016, 4:46 AM

Zoabi to be booted from Knesset?

Widespread support for initiative to expel Joint List MK Hanin Zoabi from the Knesset.Shai Landesman, 7/4/2016, 5:38 PM

Joint List demands: Investigate Liberman

Joint List chairman Ayman Odeh demands Attorney General probe Defense Minister's comments on MK Hanin Zoabi.Hezki Baruch, 7/1/2016, 5:12 AM

Zoabi: I represent a global consensus

MK Hanin Zoabi justifies her claims after telling the Knesset that Israeli naval commandos 'murdered' the passengers of the Mavi Marmara.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/30/2016, 8:35 AM

Joint List backs Zoabi

Joint List stands behind MK Hanin Zoabi who caused an uproar in the Knesset by saying IDF soldiers murdered those on the Mavi Marmara.Dalit Halevi, 6/30/2016, 6:45 AM

Defense Minister slams 'terrorist' Zoabi

'Our soldiers will continue to fight terrorists on land, sea, and air - including MKs sailing in flotillas'.Hezki Baruch, 6/29/2016, 10:30 PM

Netanyahu weighs expelling Zoabi from Knesset

Likud MKs outraged by Arab MK's anti-Israel incitement following Turkey deal, call for her ouster from Knesset.Hezki Baruch, 6/29/2016, 8:55 PM

Likud MKs call for MK Zoabi to be deported

Joint List MK's provocative statements spark outrage among Likud members. 'She needs to be expelled from the Knesset and deported.'Hezki Baruch, 6/29/2016, 5:19 PM

Zoabi causes uproar in Knesset

Controversial Joint List MK claims Israel's compensation plan for Turkish terrorists 'vindicates' her, demands apology from critics.Hezki Baruch, 6/29/2016, 4:38 PM

Zoabi urges more flotillas

MK Hanin Zoabi says the reconciliation agreement between Israel and Turkey was a clear “admission of murder” by Israel.Elad Benari, 6/27/2016, 6:13 AM

Zoabi eyes another Gaza flotilla

Arab MK will reportedly take part in a women-only ‘Freedom Flotilla’ in mid-September.Gil Ronen, 6/16/2016, 10:41 PM

MK Zoabi calls for 'bully' Abbas to be replaced

Arab MK accuses PA leadership of 'oppressing' Palestinians who have abandoned the 'illusion' of peace with Israel.Ari Yashar, 4/25/2016, 8:52 PM

Zoabi refuses to participate in Holocaust Day

Arab MK claims Holocaust education has provided the justification for 'injustices' against Palestinians, and Israel is 1930s Germany.Tova Dvorin, 4/20/2016, 7:37 PM

Did US officials meet with pro-terror Arab MK?

MK Hanin Zoabi, under investigation for terror ties, visits Washington. State Dept. rep won't say if she met with US officials.David Rosenberg, 3/3/2016, 1:38 PM

Knesset legal adviser approves 'expulsion law'

Controversial bill targeting pro-terror MKs passes major hurdle.David Rosenberg, 2/23/2016, 2:48 PM

Slomiansky: Expulsion law will pass

Jewish Home MK predicts law to expel pro-terror MKs will pass, but will push it forward only when the coalition shows its support.David Rosenberg, 2/16/2016, 11:21 AM

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 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

Zoabi blasts Israeli court

MK Hanin Zoabi blasts six months probation she was handed down for insulting police officers.Dalit Halevi, 2/9/2016, 2:46 AM

Pro-terror Arab MKs suspended

Knesset Ethics Committee suspends Joint List MKs Zoabi and Ghattas for four months, Zahalka for two.Hezki Baruch, 2/8/2016, 9:12 PM

Arab party head says Balad may be banned

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

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

AG orders police to scope out pro-terror Arab MKs

On Netanyahu's orders to examine legal actions, Mandelblit tells police to gather information on meeting with terrorists' families.Hezki Baruch, 2/7/2016, 7:00 PM

Netanyahu proposes bill to oust pro-terror MKs

After 3 MKs pay comfort visit to families of 'martyr' terrorist murderers, PM proposes bill for 90-MK vote to suspend them.Hezki Baruch, 2/7/2016, 5:25 PM

Im Tirtzu: Reprimand Arab MKs who visit terrorists

Following MKs' visit to home of convicted terrorist, Im Tirtzu calls for their parliamentary immunity to be revoked.Yedidya Ben Or, 2/7/2016, 2:18 PM

Zoabi receives probation for insulting Arab police

Firebrand Arab MK to receive six months probation and pay 3,000 shekel fine for confrontation with police in Nazareth in July 2014.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/7/2016, 10:58 AM

Knesset Speaker: Complain against Arab MKs

Edelstein urges citizens to submit complaints to Ethics Commitee against 3 Arab MKs who met with families of terrorist murderers.Hezki Baruch, 2/5/2016, 12:48 PM

Bereaved son livid over meeting with terrorists

Micha Avni, son of 76-year-old Richard Lakin, calls for Arab MKs who met terrorists' families to be investigated for incitement.Ido Ben Porat, 2/5/2016, 3:13 AM

Netanyahu, Edelstein complain against Arab MKs

In an unprecedented move, Prime Minister and Knesset Speaker file complaint against Arab MKs who met with family members of terrorists.Ido Ben Porat, 2/5/2016, 12:14 AM

Uproar as Arab MKs meet terrorists' families

Netanyahu promises repercussions, Liberman calls to expel 'terrorist' MKs from Israel, while Bennett says 'Arab public better than them.'Hezki Baruch, 2/4/2016, 8:06 PM

Zoabi convicted for insulting public official

Prosecutors demand firebrand MK be held on three years probation for calling Arab policemen 'traitors' in July 2014 demonstration.Cynthia Blank, 1/21/2016, 12:56 PM

Arab MKs blame the government for B'Tselem fire

Arab MKs quick to blame fire at B'Tselem offices on the Israeli government, which they claim incites against leftist NGOs.Ben Ariel, 1/11/2016, 6:14 AM

Hanin Zoabi indicted for insulting public official

Extremists Arab MK formally inducted after pleading guilty in plea bargain last month; charges relate to 2014 clash with police.Ari Soffer, 1/7/2016, 1:01 PM

Zoabi pleads guilty for calling police 'traitors'

As part of plea bargain, firebrand MK renounces parliamentary immunity and offers apology for insulting public officials.Cynthia Blank, 12/21/2015, 6:35 PM

MK Zoabi strikes plea deal in spitting case

Radical MK will admit she insulted a public servant when she told fellow Arabs to spit on Arab policemen in a Nazareth court.Hezki Baruch, 12/10/2015, 7:50 PM

Bennett: We should've killed more terrorists

Education minister gets behind Knesset podium to reply to MK Zoabi, who accused him of boasting about killing Arabs.Gil Ronen, 11/18/2015, 12:02 PM

Zoabi: jailing teen terrorists 'medieval'

Arab MK fumes over state's 'fascist' moves to halt wave of teen stabbing attacks, claims age of criminal responsibility should be higher.Tova Dvorin, 11/11/2015, 1:36 PM

ADL condemns Zoabi's 'despicable comparison'

MK Zoabi's parallels between Israel's self-defense measures against terrorists and Kristallnacht 'an affront' to history.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2015, 10:19 AM

Zoabi uses Kristallnacht to equate Israel, Nazis

Controversial MK: 'It is easy to notice [Israel's] gradual moral descent that reminds us of Germany during the 1930's.'Matt Wanderman, 11/8/2015, 9:21 PM

Yogev urges Zoabi to 'go to Syria' in angry debate

Education Committee devolves into pandemonium after radical Arab MK accuses IDF of 'murdering Palestinian children.'Cynthia Blank, 10/29/2015, 2:07 PM

Zoabi to speak at Kristallnacht memorial event

Far-left Dutch group asks radical MK to address 'Israeli discrimination against Palestinians' during Holocaust commemoration.Cynthia Blank, 10/21/2015, 10:46 PM

Zoabi: Enough Lone Attacks, Time for Mass Intifada

Radical Arab MK calls for new phase in terror war, demanding a 'true popular intifada' in which thousands of Arabs attack the 'occupation.'Dalit Halevy, 10/15/2015, 10:02 PM

Islamist Sheikh Raed Salah Could Face Jail

Sheikh Raed Salah defiantly declares he will 'keep protecting' Muslim right to riot at Temple Mount, with support from Arab MKs.Tova Dvorin, 10/14/2015, 5:07 PM

Zoabi: 'Hysterical' PM Talks Trash About Me

Joint List MK Hanin Zoabi slammed Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu for criticizing Arab MKs.Yaakov Levi, 10/12/2015, 8:21 PM

New Bill: Fine Arab MKs Who Incite Against Israel

Likud MK David Bitan plans to introduce legislation that would impose huge fines on MKs who incite to violence.Yaakov Levi, 10/11/2015, 4:13 PM

Netanyahu Orders Criminal Probe into MK Zoabi

Prime Minister to open proceedings against Hanin Zoabi after the MK openly called for an 'intifada' in Hamas media.Tova Dvorin, 10/11/2015, 1:20 PM

MK Zoabi: 'I Don't Want Quiet, I Want Struggle'

Radical pro-Hamas MK calls for violence to continue on Israeli TV, says Temple Mount 'only for Muslims.'Ari Yashar, 10/9/2015, 10:12 AM

MK Zoabi: Israel More Like Nazi Regime Than I Am

If 'settlers' keep trying to 'invade' the Temple Mount, radical Arab MK asserts, 'resistance' will continue.Ido Ben Porat, 9/29/2015, 6:38 PM

Police Blast Arab MKs after Temple Mount Rioting

Police had their hands full Sunday as Arabs threw firebombs, fireworks, rocks and other objects at them on the Temple Mount.Uzi Baruch, 9/27/2015, 5:29 PM

Zoabi: Hunger Striker's Illness Israeli Conspiracy

Arab Joint List MK produces wild claim that Israel purposely exploited terrorist's condition to look more humane.Hezki Baruch, 8/19/2015, 10:01 PM

Harsh Punishments for Rock Attacks Approved

Arab MKs livid as Knesset plenum passes bill that toughens the punishment handed out to rock throwers.Hezki Baruch, 7/21/2015, 1:15 AM

MK Zoabi Gives Second Hamas Interview in a Week

Radical Arab Knesset member talks to official Hamas paper, accusing the Knesset she is part of with 'war crimes.'Dalit Halevy, 7/14/2015, 2:01 PM

MK Vows to Keep Working Against Israel in Gaza Mag

MK Jamal Zahalka accuses Israel of suppression for stopping anti-Israel 'freedom flotilla' earlier this week.Dalit Halevi, 7/3/2015, 2:50 PM

Arab MKs Slam Ghattas for Flotilla Participation

Surprising condemnation from Joint List: 'Ghattas is serving the Arabs of Gaza, causing problems for the party.'Moshe Cohen and Ari Soffer, 6/25/2015, 10:22 AM

Yet Another Zoabi Declares 'I Am a Zionist'

“Master Chef” contestant Sara Zoabi - a relative of the infamous MK - calls herself 'an Arab, a Muslim, an Israeli, and a Zionist.'Moshe Cohen, 6/25/2015, 8:25 AM

Zoabi Tricks Knesset, Attends 'Apartheid' Confab

The MK received Knesset approval for trip abroad, but did not say she would attend anti-Israel conference at Columbia U.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2015, 3:10 PM