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Will Arab-Zionist educator Nahil Zoabi run for Knesset?

Will Arab-Zionist educator Nahil Zoabi run for Knesset?

Nahil Zoabi is retiring after 16 years of championing integration of Israeli Arabs. Will he attempt to establish an Arab Zionist party next?Shimon Cohen, 29/10/2020 18:43
Public Security Minister: 620 officers to police Arab sector

Public Security Minister: 620 officers to police Arab sector

Minister Gilad Erdan met with leaders of the Joint List to discuss the heightened violence in the Arab sector.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2019 22:15
Arab paramedic who saved Jewish bride's life speaks at wedding

Arab paramedic who saved Jewish bride's life speaks at wedding

An Israeli Arab paramedic who refused to give up on the life of the bride says, 'Something from above told me to fight for her.'Sara Rubenstein, 12/07/2019 10:18
BDS takes aim at Arab-Israeli athlete for representing Israel

BDS takes aim at Arab-Israeli athlete for representing Israel

Israeli-Arab champion shrugs anti-Zionist pressure to not represent Israel in international competition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/07/2019 12:11
Arab Israeli appointed chairman of Israel’s largest bank

Arab Israeli appointed chairman of Israel’s largest bank

Samer Haj-Yehia, 50, named chairman of the board of Bank Leumi, marking first time Arab Israeli appointed chair of major Israeli bank.Marcy Oster, JTA, 03/07/2019 19:45
Meretz chairwoman: Time to build a big left

Meretz chairwoman: Time to build a big left

MK Zandberg sends message to the leftist camp: Arab society must be a partner in building the alternative, and our job is to reach out.Ben Ariel, 17/04/2019 06:44
Arab boy kidnapped in central Israel

Arab boy kidnapped in central Israel

Israel Police arrest four suspected of involvement in kidnapping.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/07/2018 12:04
Israeli Arabs: Aspirations vs. reality

Israeli Arabs: Aspirations vs. reality

The situation prevailing among the Arab citizens of Israel is as complex and complicated as their affiliations are.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 05/07/2018 20:32
Who is proud to be Israeli?

Who is proud to be Israeli?

New poll shows stark divide between Jews and Arabs in their views on Israel's accomplishments and Israeli identity.David Rosenberg, 02/05/2018 12:12
Arab Israeli who joined ISIS sent to jail

Arab Israeli who joined ISIS sent to jail

Wissam Zbedat, who joined ISIS, sent by Haifa court to more than five years in jail.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/10/2017 03:14
Father of slain officer: Terrorists do not reflect Arab sector

Father of slain officer: Terrorists do not reflect Arab sector

Former MK and father of policeman murdered on Temple Mount says 'sons of evil' who committed attack 'not part of Arab sector.'Gary Willig, 16/07/2017 20:25
Restaurant targeted by machete attack to close

Restaurant targeted by machete attack to close

Arab-Israeli owner of a restaurant in Columbus which was attacked by a machete-wielding assailant announces he will close.Ben Ariel, 31/05/2016 05:45
Israel--not Apartheid; Islam--Nothing but Apartheid

Israel--not Apartheid; Islam--Nothing but Apartheid

Exposing the Big Lie.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 18/05/2016 17:29
Arab citizens' Independence Day subversiveness

Arab citizens' Independence Day subversiveness

Activist details first Negev Nakba protest that was ignored by media, outlines calls by Arab Israeli leaders 'to build on Israel's ruins.'Shimon Cohen, 15/05/2016 18:45
Arab citizens protest Israel on Independence Day

Arab citizens protest Israel on Independence Day

Thousands of Arab Israelis march in Negev, call to remember 'nakba' - catastrophe - of Israel's creation 68 years ago.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/05/2016 19:19
Nazareth Arab caught funding ISIS

Nazareth Arab caught funding ISIS

Arab citizen of Israel indicted for channeling funds to ISIS terrorist brother, and holding onto his sub-machine gun.Menachem Schwartz, 13/03/2016 17:21
ISIS believed to have 100 members in Israel

ISIS believed to have 100 members in Israel

Israeli officials believe ISIS has a hundred activists in Israel, as it works to recruit as many Israelis as possible to the group.Ben Ariel, 04/03/2016 04:12
'Normal' Arab Israeli joins ISIS

'Normal' Arab Israeli joins ISIS

Resident of 'triangle' region divorces wife, infiltrates Syria via Turkey; close sources say many join jihad but he 'surprised' them.Ari Yashar, 23/02/2016 18:00
Israeli owner of attacked Ohio restaurant unfazed

Israeli owner of attacked Ohio restaurant unfazed

Owner of Ohio restaurant which was attacked by a machete-wielding assailant vows to place an even bigger Israeli flag at his doorway.Ben Ariel, 17/02/2016 03:44
'The state is authorizing stabbing attacks'

'The state is authorizing stabbing attacks'

'They hate Jews,' says mother of 11-year-old stabbed by Arab Israeli in Ramle; lawyer slams police for still not defining attack as terror.Ari Yashar, 14/02/2016 16:10
'This is Ramle, Arabs here don't hate Jews'

'This is Ramle, Arabs here don't hate Jews'

Two 13-year-old terrorists' stabbing spree was to 'kill Jews,' but mayor insists Arabs are 'loyal,' saying 'this isn't eastern Jerusalem.'Benny Tocker, 05/02/2016 13:55
Uproar as Arab MKs meet terrorists' families

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, 04/02/2016 20:06
Ramle stabbers: 'We came to kill Jews'

Ramle stabbers: 'We came to kill Jews'

New details on two 13-year-old female Arab Israeli terrorists who tried to slaughter at mall; police praise guard for not drawing his gun.Ari Yashar, 04/02/2016 15:50
Arabs leak matriculation exams - again

Arabs leak matriculation exams - again

In what is becoming an annual tradition, bagrut exams get leaked to Arab sector, causing the section to be canceled and rewritten.Ido Ben-Porat, 21/01/2016 18:04
Islamic vigilantes to hit the streets of Tel Aviv?

Islamic vigilantes to hit the streets of Tel Aviv?

Radical Raed Salah riles up Arabs in Jaffa, supports Islamic council that is establishing group to fight municipality development.Dalit Halevy, 17/01/2016 16:13
Security Minister: We need more Arab police

Security Minister: We need more Arab police

Erdan calls for widespread recruitment of Arabs and 'much, much larger scope integration,' in shadow of Milhem attack and accomplices.Ari Yashar, 11/01/2016 15:52
'Many knew Milhem was here, no one snitched'

'Many knew Milhem was here, no one snitched'

Arab Israeli residents admit they knew Tel Aviv shooter was hiding in hometown but kept silent, and that his family 'protected him to end.'Ari Yashar, 09/01/2016 19:22
Arab MK: PM a 'racist' making 'fascistic' remarks

Arab MK: PM a 'racist' making 'fascistic' remarks

Basel Ghattas tells Hamas magazine Arab-Israelis will 'defend themselves' against attacks from the 'racist' Israeli government.Dalit Halevi, 04/01/2016 22:58
Bennett: Arabs aren't to blame for terror, we are

Bennett: Arabs aren't to blame for terror, we are

Jewish Home chair condemns Netanyahu's criticism of Arab sector after Tel Aviv shooting, says 'the state has failed the Arabs.'Ari Yashar, 03/01/2016 16:38
Bennett establishes 'first Arab college' in Israel

Bennett establishes 'first Arab college' in Israel

At Jewish Home meeting, Education Min. announces academic college to 'keep leading' the work for Arab sector from his last gov't role.Hezki Baruch, 21/12/2015 16:40
Arab IDF soldier went to fight for ISIS

Arab IDF soldier went to fight for ISIS

In a shocking first, Arab sources reveal Muslim citizen who recently finished army service went to join ISIS in Syria, taking his dog tags.Ari Yashar, 11/12/2015 08:20
State demands harsher punishment for ISIS Israeli

State demands harsher punishment for ISIS Israeli

After court gives Arab citizen 3.5 year wrist slap for fighting for ISIS and returning, state petitions warning of clear and present danger.Uzi Baruch, 09/12/2015 14:18
ISIS attacks in Israel 'just a matter of time'

ISIS attacks in Israel 'just a matter of time'

Sources reveal ISIS aiming for Israel and IDF has no sites to strike in response, week after mass army drill preps for large ISIS attack.Ari Yashar, 07/12/2015 09:13
Citizenship of paraglider into Syria to be revoked

Citizenship of paraglider into Syria to be revoked

Interior Minister Silvan Shalom asks A-G to examine the possibility of revoking the citizenship of Arab-Israeli who went to Syria.Uzi Baruch, 26/10/2015 05:15
Campaign to Keep Arab Pro-Terror Stores Closed

Campaign to Keep Arab Pro-Terror Stores Closed

Arab citizens of Israel declare strike to protest in support of terror; in response, 'shaming' campaign calls to share photos of the stores.Reut Hadar, 13/10/2015 08:01
Shalom to Revoke Citizenship of Israeli Terrorists

Shalom to Revoke Citizenship of Israeli Terrorists

Interior Minister says he will work to revoke the Israeli citizenship of those who committed terrorist attacks or against Israelis.Elad Benari, Canada, 09/10/2015 23:22
Arab Israeli Poet Enters 'Enemy' Lebanon

Arab Israeli Poet Enters 'Enemy' Lebanon

Liberman demands Marwan Makhoul be arrested upon returning from Beirut for flaunting travel ban to enemy state, threatens steps if he isn't.Hezki Baruch, 13/06/2015 22:41
Obama: Netanyahu's Comments Have 'Consequences'

Obama: Netanyahu's Comments Have 'Consequences'

President Obama continues criticism of Netanyahu’s comments on a Palestinian state and Arab-Israelis before the last elections.Elad Benari, 22/05/2015 00:13
State Dept.: We Expect 'Actions' from Netanyahu

State Dept.: We Expect 'Actions' from Netanyahu

Deputy State Department spokeswoman not impressed by Netanyahu's apology to Arab Israelis.Elad Benari, 24/03/2015 06:13
Joint Arab List Rejects Netanyahu's Apology

Joint Arab List Rejects Netanyahu's Apology

Joint Arab List rejects PM's apology to Arab Israelis, saying it was an "empty gesture".Elad Benari, 24/03/2015 03:15
Netanyahu Apologizes to Arab Israelis

Netanyahu Apologizes to Arab Israelis

After controversial comments about Arabs on election day, Netanyahu apologizes to Arab mayors, says he didn't intend to hurt any citizens.Cynthia Blank, 23/03/2015 19:36
ISIS Terror Trainee Arrested at Ben Gurion

ISIS Terror Trainee Arrested at Ben Gurion

Hamza Magamsa, an Israeli Arab, trained in an ISIS camp in Syria but decided to go back to his family after 10 days.Kobi Finkler, Gil Ronen, 23/11/2014 18:45
Arab Technion Student Celebrates Murders

Arab Technion Student Celebrates Murders

Administration weighs disciplinary measures against the medical student who celebrated abduction-murders.Gil Ronen, 01/07/2014 16:08
Relatives of Zionist Arab Planned to Abduct Him

Relatives of Zionist Arab Planned to Abduct Him

Details emerge in case of Nazareth youth Mohammed Zoabi, threatened for recording a video of support for kidnapped teens.Gil Ronen, 17/06/2014 22:23
Son of Pro-Israel Priest Attacked in Nazareth

Son of Pro-Israel Priest Attacked in Nazareth

Deputy Defense Minister calls for end to incitement by Arab Members of Knesset.Tova Dvorin, Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/12/2013 19:09
Justice Min. Denies Incitement Probe of Arab MKs

Justice Min. Denies Incitement Probe of Arab MKs

Reports that MKs Zoabi, Ratas could face incitement charges over their attacks on a pro-IDF bishop are not true.Maayana Miskin and Gil Ronen, 03/07/2013 17:15
Fear and Loathing in Ramla: MK Visits

Fear and Loathing in Ramla: MK Visits

After hearing horror stories from local Jews, MK Ayelet Shaked (Bayit Yehudi) warns coastal city could turn Arab.Gil Ronen, 27/06/2013 18:36
Poll: Most Israeli Arabs Support Violent Uprising

Poll: Most Israeli Arabs Support Violent Uprising

Most Israeli Arabs oppose a Jewish majority, support a Palestinian uprising and want Iran to have nukes.Gil Ronen, 25/06/2013 13:39
Govt Goal: 500 Arab Teachers for Jewish Schools

Govt Goal: 500 Arab Teachers for Jewish Schools

Former Education Minister lauds government plan to integrate hundreds of Arab teachers in the Jewish school system.Maayana Miskin, 05/06/2013 11:50
Zoabi: Army Draft for Arabs? Prepare the Prisons

Zoabi: Army Draft for Arabs? Prepare the Prisons

Israel should “prepare the prisons” if a law requiring Arab Israelis to enlist in the army is passed, MK Hanin Zoabi tells Arutz Sheva.Elad Benari, 19/02/2013 00:15
Netanyahu: Arabs and Hareidim will Share Burden

Netanyahu: Arabs and Hareidim will Share Burden

MK Amsalem: only few hareidim deserve exemption from military or national service.Gil Ronen, 02/07/2012 13:14
MK: No Arab Nat'l Service, No Affirmative Action

MK: No Arab Nat'l Service, No Affirmative Action

MK Ben-Ari calls to end an Israeli-Arab affirmative action program over Arab leaders’ refusal to promote national service.Maayana Miskin, 29/06/2012 15:17
Arab Refusal to Sing Hatikva Raises Ire

Arab Refusal to Sing Hatikva Raises Ire

Israeli Arab graduates at Hebrew U refuse to sing Hatikva, perhaps demonstrating a broader trend of denying Israel's Jewish character.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/05/2012 21:27
Lawsuit over Firing for Memorial Day Disrespect

Lawsuit over Firing for Memorial Day Disrespect

An Arab worker has sued over her firing for disrespecting the Memorial Day siren. Siren "hurtful to Arabs," her lawyer says.Maayana Miskin, 06/05/2012 00:06
Rivlin: No Arabs Want to Hold Independence Torch

Rivlin: No Arabs Want to Hold Independence Torch

They searched high and low, but organizers of Yom Ha'atzmaut ceremonies could not find even one Arab to light one of the torches .David Lev, 23/04/2012 20:29
Arab-Israeli Hizbullah Spy Released from Jail

Arab-Israeli Hizbullah Spy Released from Jail

Omar al-Hayb was sentenced to 15 years for espionage but released after less than 10.Gil Ronen, 10/04/2012 13:53
Arab MK: Truck Attack 'Accident'

Arab MK: Truck Attack 'Accident'

Incident in which Arab driver hit cars along two-kilometer route, attacked bystanders was “regular accident,” says Arab MK, driver's family.Maayana Miskin, 15/05/2011 17:21