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Arab MK: Netanyahu is leading Israel towards 'fascism'

MK Aida Touma-Suleiman of the Joint List blasts Israel's government in an interview with Hamas's newspaper.

Arab MK: Netanyahu is leading Israel towards 'fascism'

Knesset eases disqualification of pro-terror MKs

Plenum passes bill to disqualify candidates who support terror in words, not just in deeds, making it easier to block radical Arab MKs.

Knesset eases disqualification of pro-terror MKs

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.

Liberman: Punishment handed out to Arab MKs is a 'joke'

Coalition confirms PM's law to oust pro-terror Arab MKs

Law mandating suspension of MK for 'improper conduct' to be promoted through Constitution, Law and Justice Committee.

Coalition confirms PM's law to oust pro-terror Arab MKs

Netanyahu orders legal action against Balad MKs

Prime Minister asks Attorney General to examine what legal action can be taken against Arab MKs who met terrorists' families.

Netanyahu orders legal action against Balad MKs

Bereaved son livid over MKs' meeting with terrorist families

Micha Avni, son of 76-year-old Richard Lakin, calls for Arab MKs who met terrorists' families to be investigated for incitement.

Bereaved son livid over MKs' meeting with terrorist families

Netanyahu and Edelstein file complaint against Arab MKs

In an unprecedented move, Prime Minister and Knesset Speaker file complaint against Arab MKs who met with family members of terrorists.

Netanyahu and Edelstein file complaint against Arab MKs

Arab MKs back Swedish Foreign Minister against Israel

Joint List party condemns Israel for 'crimes' against Palestinians, blames 'occupation' for terror, radicalism and war.

Arab MKs back Swedish Foreign Minister against Israel

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.

Arab MKs blame the government for B'Tselem fire

Arab Israeli MKs denounce terror attack – in their own way

Leadership of Arab sector comes out against the Tel Aviv attack but also calls Netanyahu a colonialist inciter.

Arab Israeli MKs denounce terror attack – in their own way

Joint List threatens 'consequences' over Islamic Movement ban

Arab party chairman warns of 'national demonstrations' after ban on terror group, says he is in favor of a 'struggle' against Israel.

Joint List threatens 'consequences' over Islamic Movement ban

Elkin: I'll continue telling Tibi what I think of him

Minister Ze’ev Elkin not deterred by the reprimand from the Knesset's Ethics Committee, says he'll continue to tell Arab MKs the truth.

Elkin: I'll continue telling Tibi what I think of him

Arab MKs Will Go to Temple Mount despite PA Pressure

General strike in the Arab sector and large rally scheduled for Tuesday. MKs will try to enter Temple Mount Wednesday.

Arab MKs Will Go to Temple Mount despite PA Pressure

Tibi, Arab MKs to Test Netanyahu's Temple Mount Ban

Ahmed Tibi and other Arab Mks plan to protest - and test PM Netanyahu's declaration that all MKs are banned from the Temple Mount.

Tibi, Arab MKs to Test Netanyahu's Temple Mount Ban

Netanyahu Clarifies: Temple Mount Ban Includes Arab MKs

Prime Minister zigzags on Temple Mount, deciding Thursday to also ban Arab MKs from the holy site.

Netanyahu Clarifies: Temple Mount Ban Includes Arab MKs

Watch: Arab MK Erupts at Jews on Temple Mount

Joint List MK Taleb Abu Arar curses Jews, asserting 'this is our mosque,' as Arab women shout 'Allahu Akbar' in background.

Watch: Arab MK Erupts at Jews on Temple Mount

Watch: Arab MK Goes Berserk on Temple Mount

MK Jamal Zahalka says 'to hell' with Jewish visitors in rant against police at Judaism's holiest site.

Watch: Arab MK Goes Berserk on Temple Mount

Police Blast Arab MKs in Aftermath of Temple Mount Rioting

Police had their hands full Sunday as Arabs threw firebombs, fireworks, rocks and other objects at them on the Temple Mount.

Police Blast Arab MKs in Aftermath of Temple Mount Rioting

Erdogan: Israel Defending Temple Mount 'A Red Line'

Turkish President says that defense of Judaism's holiest site 'could deteriorate the situation,' hours after meeting with Hamas leader.

Erdogan: Israel Defending Temple Mount 'A Red Line'

Jewish Home MK: Arab MKs' Trip is 'Treason'

Arab MKs meet Turkey's Erdogan and Jordan's Abdullah II. MK Slomiansky: 'Why not meet with ISIS, too?'

Jewish Home MK: Arab MKs' Trip is 'Treason'

Arab MKs Fume Over New Anti-Terror Bill

Joint List claims the main objective of anti-terror law is to 'suppress the Palestinian minority in Israel.'

Arab MKs Fume Over New Anti-Terror Bill

Liberman: Netanyahu 'Shooting the State in the Foot'

Yisrael Beytenu chairman blasts Netanyahu for transferring funds to Arab municipalities through Arab MKs.

Liberman: Netanyahu 'Shooting the State in the Foot'

Arab MKs to Visit Temple Mount to Protest Jewish Visitors

MKs from the Joint List to make mass visit in solidarity with violent Arab rioters at Judaism's holiest site.

Arab MKs to Visit Temple Mount to Protest Jewish Visitors

MK Vows to Keep Working Against Israel in Hamas Magazine

MK Jamal Zahalka accuses Israel of suppression for stopping anti-Israel 'freedom flotilla' earlier this week.

MK Vows to Keep Working Against Israel in Hamas Magazine

New Bill May Hinder Arab MKs Reelection

Sharon Gal's new bill to be voted on Sunday would force Knesset candidates to prove they never encouraged armed struggle against Israel.

New Bill May Hinder Arab MKs Reelection

MK Elkin Slams Zahalka, Calls Him 'Traitor'

Aliyah and Absorption Minister Zeev Elkin on Wednesday slammed Arab MK Jamal Zahalka, calling him a 'traitorous hypocrite.'

MK Elkin Slams Zahalka, Calls Him 'Traitor'

Zoabi: Arab MKs Represent 'Palestinian National Project'

Balad MK Hanin Zoabi tells Lebanese media she doesn't feel part of the Knesset, and her only role is to represent Palestinian 'struggle.'

Zoabi: Arab MKs Represent 'Palestinian National Project'

Arab MKs Condemn ISIS as 'Contrary to Islam,' 'Criminal'

Joint Arab list releases statement condemning ISIS, discouraging Israeli Arabs from joining.

Arab MKs Condemn ISIS as 'Contrary to Islam,' 'Criminal'

Liberman Orders Party Activists to Distribute Charlie Hebdo

Yisrael Beytenu head responds to reports of threat against bookstore, calls on party activists to buy, and distribute, Charlie Hebdo.

Liberman Orders Party Activists to Distribute Charlie Hebdo

Petition to Block Joint Arab List from Knesset

Yisrael Beytenu to file petition against joint Arab party list on grounds of Balad MKs supporting known terror organizations.

Petition to Block Joint Arab List from Knesset

Zoabi: Israel is a 'Terror State'

Arab MKs, flock to anti-Israel protest; there, MK Zahalka says presence of Jewish Temple on Temple Mount is a 'myth.'

Zoabi: Israel is a 'Terror State'

Arab MKs Boycott Rivlin’s Inauguration; MK Elkin Bristles

MK Zeev Elkin sharply criticized Arab MKs who stayed away from the event Thursday.

Arab MKs Boycott Rivlin’s Inauguration; MK Elkin Bristles

Knesset Deputy Speaker Says Hamas 'Aren't Terrorists'

Arab MK Ahmed Tibi, following in Zoabi's footsteps, whitewashes Hamas against Netanyahu's 'insolence.'

Knesset Deputy Speaker Says Hamas 'Aren't Terrorists'

Second Arab MK Charged Over Terror Ties

Saeed Nafaa secretly met with PFLP officials while on a trip to Damascus as Knesset member; second Balad party member charged.

Second Arab MK Charged Over Terror Ties

Minister Ariel to Arab MKs: We're Doing Fine Without You

Housing Minister has exchange of words with Arab MKs who heckle him during a heated debate on the Western Wall.

Minister Ariel to Arab MKs: We're Doing Fine Without You

Arab MKs Accused of 'Hazing' Airport Security Representatives

Terror victims group slams Arab MK attacks in Knesset debate on airport security, warns that groups are weakening security.

Arab MKs Accused of 'Hazing' Airport Security Representatives

Arab MK Pleads with Pope to Stop Christians Enlisting in IDF

MK Basel Ghattas submits plea to Vatican to stem rise in Christian Arab recruitment to IDF before upcoming visit.

Arab MK Pleads with Pope to Stop Christians Enlisting in IDF

Arab MK Gets off with Warning over 'Circus' of Abuse

Arab MK Zahalka gets off with tongue-lashing from Ethics Committee, after he and other Arab MKs disrupted committee meeting.

Arab MK Gets off with Warning over 'Circus' of Abuse

Tibi on Canadian TV: Israel is a 'Selective Democracy'

MK Ahmed Tibi says he walked out during Canadian PM's speech because he was "biased" in favor of Israeli "occupation."

Tibi on Canadian TV: Israel is a 'Selective Democracy'

MK Tibi: I'll Fight 'Strange Idea' of Jewish State

Nationalists react harshly to provocateur Arab parliamentarian's statement, call him 'a Trojan horse.'

MK Tibi: I'll Fight 'Strange Idea' of Jewish State

Hotovely Challenges Ahmed Tibi: Admit It, You Want to be Israeli

Likud MK, radical Arab MK face off over Israeli Arabs’ objection to becoming citizens of ‘Palestine.’

Hotovely Challenges Ahmed Tibi: Admit It, You Want to be Israeli

Druze MK Responds to MK Tibi: You Are the Problem

Druze MK praises Israeli equality, says Tibi and his ilk make Israeli Arabs’ lives worse, not better.

Druze MK Responds to MK Tibi: You Are the Problem

Steinitz: Palestinian Incitement Like Nazi Incitement

Strategic Affairs Minister calls on Abbas, Arab MKs to stop systemic incitement against Jews and Israelis.

Steinitz: Palestinian Incitement Like Nazi Incitement

Jewish Home: Probe Arab MKs' Incitement

MK Struk hands A-G list of quotes from four Arab MKs that she said led to violence Saturday.

Jewish Home: Probe Arab MKs' Incitement

MK Regev: No One Will Threaten the State

Members of the Knesset Interior Committee, toured areas of the Negev to discuss the law to formalize Bedouin settlement in the area

MK Regev: No One Will Threaten the State

Knesset Tours Negev, Arab MKs Boycott

Tensions high as MKs tour the Negev.

Knesset Tours Negev, Arab MKs Boycott

MK Regev Removes Arab MKs Over Bedouin Land Dispute

MK Miri Regev ejects several Arab MKs from a discussion of the Knesset Interior Committee on plans to resettle Negev Bedouin.

MK Regev Removes Arab MKs Over Bedouin Land Dispute

Kalfa Calls for Punitive Actions Against Arab MKs

Monday's incident where Arab MKs interrupted a debate about the Temple Mount is "very serious", says MK Zevulun Kalfa.

Kalfa Calls for Punitive Actions Against Arab MKs

Bayit Yehudi MK Complains Against Arab MK's Abuse

MK Zevulun Kalfa files a complaint against MK Jamal Zahalka, who physically and verbally abused him during a stormy debate.

Bayit Yehudi MK Complains Against Arab MK's Abuse

Insults, Threats as Arab MKs Disrupt Temple Mount Session

Debate over law to finally grant Jews the right to pray at their holiest site sparks angry response from Muslim MKs.

Insults, Threats as Arab MKs Disrupt Temple Mount Session

Arab MK Praises Pro-‘Intifada’ Hamas Speech

MK Sarsour’s anti-Israel incitement continues with praise for Hamas speech calling for terror against Israel.

Arab MK Praises Pro-‘Intifada’ Hamas Speech

Arab MK: Patriarchs were Muslim, not Jewish

Arab MK who called Jews ‘prophet killers’ strikes again with statement saying Biblical patriarchs were Muslim.

Arab MK: Patriarchs were Muslim, not Jewish

MK Tibi: Mob Attack on Soldiers was ‘Legitimate Self-Defense'

Arab-Israeli MK says PA mob was right to attack soldiers: "The occupation soldiers commit war crimes."

MK Tibi: Mob Attack on Soldiers was ‘Legitimate Self-Defense'

Arab MK Attends Post-Ramadan Dinner on Marmara

The IHH organization hosted a PA delegation aboard the Mavi Marmara ship, including MK Mohammad Barakeh.

Arab MK Attends Post-Ramadan Dinner on Marmara

MKs Show Their Anger with Silence

Unusual silence in Knesset as MKs express their upset with Governance Bill.

MKs Show Their Anger with Silence

Arab MKs: New Threshold Rule Could Put Us Out of Business

A new measure approved Sunday could freeze out small parties from the next Knesset - and leaves Arab parties particularly concerned.

Arab MKs: New Threshold Rule Could Put Us Out of Business

Tibi Temporarily Suspended Over Water Pouring Incident

Ethics Committee decides to suspend Ahmed Tibi from chairing any Knesset debates, but only for one week.

Tibi Temporarily Suspended Over Water Pouring Incident

Justice Min. Denies Incitement Probe against Arab MKs

Reports that MKs Zoabi, Ratas could face incitement charges over their attacks on a pro-IDF bishop are not true.

Justice Min. Denies Incitement Probe against Arab MKs

MK: Arab MKs’ Incitement Has to Stop

Shas MK: Arab MKs are cursing Israel from the Knesset podium, it has to stop.

MK: Arab MKs’ Incitement Has to Stop

Elected Arab MK Calls for Intifada During Knesset Speech

MK Afou Agbaria publicly called for an Arab Intifada during the heated discussion on a law legalizing Bedouin land grabs.

Elected Arab MK Calls for Intifada During Knesset Speech