Governance Bill Changes Too Much, Too Soon, Says Expert

Political scientist speaks to Arutz Sheva on Opposition's resistance to the bill, why political decisions need to be implemented over time.Tova Dvorin, 3/11/2014, 11:22 AM

Referendum Law Approved for Second and Third Readings

Law which would require Knesset majority approval to give away land is a step closer to becoming a Basic Law.Tova Dvorin, 2/12/2014, 5:39 PM

Massive Explosions Rock Cairo's Police HQ

Car bomb destroys part of headquarters, second blast targets subway station. Timed for anniversary of uprising that toppled Mubarak.Ari Yashar, 1/24/2014, 8:29 AM

Egypt Government Hails High Referendum Turnout

Preliminary tallies suggest that more than 90 percent of Egyptians have voted in favor of the new constitution.Elad Benari, 1/17/2014, 5:39 AM

Egyptian Official Hints Constitution was Overwhelmingly Approved

95% of voters may have approved Egypt's new constitution, says official as vote counting is underway.Elad Benari, 1/16/2014, 4:16 AM

Muslim Brotherhood Warned Ahead of Egypt Referendum

Egypt's interior minister warns the Muslim Brotherhood that troops will use unprecedented force if vote on new constitution is disrupted.Elad Benari, 1/14/2014, 5:37 AM

Danon Warns: Referendum Idea is Dangerous

Dep. Defense Minister says nationalists are wrong to rely on the promise that no land will be ceded without a referendum.Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2014, 1:29 PM

Morsi Supporters to Boycott Referendum on Constitution

The Islamist supporters of deposed Egyptian president announce they will boycott a referendum on a new constitution next month.Elad Benari, 12/17/2013, 4:12 AM

Date Announced for Referendum on Egypt's Constitution

A referendum on Egypt's draft constitution will be held on January 14-15, says interim President Adly Mansour.Elad Benari, 12/15/2013, 4:00 AM

Poll: Majority of Israelis Oppose Concessions

Survey by Israel Democracy Institute reveals wide public support for referendum on any peace deal, opposition to more Israeli concessions.Ari Soffer, 8/6/2013, 12:32 PM

Cabinet Okays Referendum Bill for Final Status Agreement

The Cabinet passes a referendum bill to require the approval of the entire citizenry of Israel before any agreement with the PA passes.Chana Ya'ar, 7/28/2013, 4:07 PM

Why Left and Right Agree on Referendum

MKs from Bayit Yehudi, Hatnua agree the nation should have a chance to vote on Israel-PA agreement.Maayana Miskin, 7/26/2013, 10:52 AM

PA Chairman Mirrors Israeli PM for Referendum on Peace Deal

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas says he will hold a referendum over any final status agreement reached with Israel before signing the dotted lineChana Ya'ar, 7/22/2013, 2:11 PM

Bennett: Referendum Law or No Budget

Bayit Yehudi supports Netanayhu initiative to bring any “peace deal” to a plebiscite. Livni, Lieberman unite in oppositionGil Ronen, 7/22/2013, 11:59 AM

PM: Referendum Before Any Deal With the PA

A referendum will be called before Israel surrenders any land to a PA state, Prime Minister Netanyahu saidDavid Lev, 5/2/2013, 1:41 PM

Lieberman: Referendum a Bad Idea

Yisrael Beyteinu chairman Avigdor Lieberman said that he opposed holding a referendum on withdrawal from Judea and SamariaDavid Lev, 4/29/2013, 4:10 PM

Clinton: Israeli Vote Doesn't Nail Shut Door to Peace

The outcome of Israel's elections did not torpedo hopes for peace with PA, but instead opened up a new chance for dialogue, Clinton said. Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/30/2013, 1:14 AM

Egypt Tense as Voting on Referendum Begins

Morsi's opposition accuses Muslim Brotherhood of vote rigging in first day of vote on new constitution.Elad Benari, 12/16/2012, 1:21 AM

Knesset Passes Referendum Law With Large Majority

Referendum bill passes in Knesset with a majority of 65 MKs. Kadima leader Tzipi Livni earlier made a U-turn on the bill.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu and Elad Benari, 11/22/2010, 11:55 PM

Final Vote on Referendum Bill Monday

The law would require a national referendum on future land-for-peace deals involving territory under Israeli sovereignty. Gil Ronen, 11/21/2010, 9:57 PM

Referendum on Land Surrender May Include Judea and Samaria

A Cabinet panel puts teeth into a law requiring a plebiscite before any surrender of Jerusalem or the Golan. Judea and Samaria may be next.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/11/2010, 5:22 PM

Report: Netanyahu Pushes Referendum on Peace Deal

PM Netanyahu is reported to be pushing for a national referendum on any future deal with the PA.Maayana Miskin, 9/20/2010, 10:38 PM

Jerusalem-Golan Bill Goes to the Knesset for Final Vote

A nat'l referendum must be held before any part of Golan or Jerusalem is given away, according to a bill that has now passed a significant hurdle.Hillel Fendel, 7/14/2010, 11:16 AM

Expert: Referendum a Primary Tool of Democracy

Political expert Prof. Avi Diskin explains the benefits and drawbacks of holding a national referendum.Maayana Miskin, 11/1/2009, 9:43 PM

Referendum Law Vote Canceled Due to Last-Minute Appeal

The vote on a bill that would force a referendum before withdrawal from Israeli land is canceled due to a Likud minister's last-minute appeal.Maayana Miskin, 10/26/2009, 9:23 PM