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Joint List threatens over Islamic Movement ban

Joint List threatens 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.Tova Dvorin, 18/11/2015 10:58
Elkin: I'll continue telling Tibi what I think

Elkin: I'll continue telling Tibi what I think

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.Shimon Cohen, 05/11/2015 03:46
Arab MKs to Visit Temple Mount despite PA Pressure

Arab MKs to Visit 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.Nitsan Keidar, 11/10/2015 16:11
Arab MKs to Test Netanyahu's Temple Mount Ban

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.Yaakov Levi, 08/10/2015 12:22
PM Clarifies: Temple Mount Ban Includes Arab MKs

PM Clarifies: Temple Mount Ban Includes Arab MKs

Prime Minister zigzags on Temple Mount, deciding Thursday to also ban Arab MKs from the holy site.Nitsan Keidar, 08/10/2015 10:12
Watch: Arab MK Erupts at Jews on Temple Mount

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.Ido Ben Porat, 04/10/2015 09:35
Watch: Arab MK Goes Berserk 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.Uzi Baruch, 29/09/2015 09:56
Police Blast Arab MKs after Temple Mount Rioting

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, 27/09/2015 17:29
Erdogan: Temple Mount 'A Red Line'

Erdogan: 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.Tova Dvorin, 21/09/2015 21:11
Jewish Home MK: Arab MKs' Trip is 'Treason'

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?'Gil Ronen, 21/09/2015 08:46
Arab MKs Fume Over New Anti-Terror Bill

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.'Hezki Baruch, 03/09/2015 14:04
Liberman: Netanyahu 'Shooting State in the Foot'

Liberman: Netanyahu 'Shooting State in the Foot'

Yisrael Beytenu chairman blasts Netanyahu for transferring funds to Arab municipalities through Arab MKs.Hezki Baruch, 01/09/2015 03:42
Arab MKs to Visit Temple Mount to Protest Jews

Arab MKs to Visit Temple Mount to Protest Jews

MKs from the Joint List to make mass visit in solidarity with violent Arab rioters at Judaism's holiest site.Tova Dvorin, 27/07/2015 22:35
MK Vows to Keep Working Against Israel in Gaza Mag

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, 03/07/2015 14:50
New Bill May Hinder Arab MKs Reelection

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.Cynthia Blank, 25/06/2015 08:34
MK Elkin Slams Zahalka, Calls Him 'Traitor'

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.'Yaakov Levi, 03/06/2015 18:42
Zoabi: We Represent 'Palestinian National Project'

Zoabi: We 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.'Cynthia Blank, 16/03/2015 16:49
Arab MKs Condemn ISIS as 'Contrary to Islam'

Arab MKs Condemn ISIS as 'Contrary to Islam'

Joint Arab list releases statement condemning ISIS, discouraging Israeli Arabs from joining.Uzi Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 04/02/2015 20:10
Liberman Orders Party to Distribute Charlie Hebdo

Liberman Orders Party to Distribute Charlie Hebdo

Yisrael Beytenu head responds to reports of threat against bookstore, calls on party activists to buy, and distribute, Charlie Hebdo.Yaakov Levi, 25/01/2015 11:10
Petition to Block Joint Arab List from Knesset

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.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 24/01/2015 18:36
Zoabi: Israel is a 'Terror State'

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.'Uzi Baruch, Tova Dvorin, 14/11/2014 14:10
Arab MKs Boycott Rivlin Inauguration

Arab MKs Boycott Rivlin Inauguration

MK Zeev Elkin sharply criticized Arab MKs who stayed away from the event Thursday.Sarah Leah Lawent, 24/07/2014 21:51
Knesset Deputy Speaker: Hamas 'Aren't Terrorists'

Knesset Deputy Speaker: Hamas 'Aren't Terrorists'

Arab MK Ahmed Tibi, following in Zoabi's footsteps, whitewashes Hamas against Netanyahu's 'insolence.'Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin, 27/06/2014 15:04
Second Arab MK Charged Over Terror Ties

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.Gil Ronen, 06/04/2014 17:16
Ariel to Arab MKs: We're Doing Fine Without You

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.Elad Benari, 06/03/2014 01:14
Arab MKs Attack Security Representatives

Arab MKs Attack Security Representatives

Terror victims group slams Arab MK attacks in Knesset debate on airport security, warns that groups are weakening security.Ari Yashar, 05/03/2014 16:41
MK to Pope: Stop Christian Arab IDF Recruitment

MK to Pope: Stop Christian Arab IDF Recruitment

MK Basel Ghattas submits plea to Vatican to stem rise in Christian Arab recruitment to IDF before upcoming visit.Tova Dvorin and Ari Soffer, 19/02/2014 18:48
Arab MK Crashes Meeting, Gets Off With Warning

Arab MK Crashes Meeting, Gets Off With Warning

Arab MK Zahalka gets off with tongue-lashing from Ethics Committee, after he and other Arab MKs disrupted committee meeting.Ari Yashar, 05/02/2014 15:02
Tibi: Israel is a 'Selective Democracy'

Tibi: 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."Elad Benari, 22/01/2014 06:13
MK Tibi: I'll Fight 'Strange Idea' of Jewish State

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

Nationalists react harshly to provocateur Arab parliamentarian's statement, call him 'a Trojan horse.'Gil Ronen, 09/01/2014 18:40
Hotovely to Tibi: Admit It, You Want to be Israeli

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

Likud MK, radical Arab MK face off over Israeli Arabs’ objection to becoming citizens of ‘Palestine.’Maayana Miskin, 07/01/2014 18:20
Druze MK Responds to MK Tibi: You Are the Problem

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.Maayana Miskin, 24/12/2013 22:14
MK: Palestinian Incitement Like Nazi Incitement

MK: Palestinian Incitement Like Nazi Incitement

Strategic Affairs Minister calls on Abbas, Arab MKs to stop systemic incitement against Jews and Israelis.Tova Dvorin, 11/12/2013 21:37
Jewish Home: Probe Arab MKs' 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.Gil Ronen, 01/12/2013 21:32
MK Regev: No One Will Threaten the State

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 areaDavid Lev, 24/11/2013 21:41
Knesset Tours Negev, Arab MKs Boycott

Knesset Tours Negev, Arab MKs Boycott

Tensions high as MKs tour the Negev.Maayana Miskin, 24/11/2013 14:54
MK Regev Removes Arab MKs Over Bedouin Land Fight

MK Regev Removes Arab MKs Over Bedouin Land Fight

MK Miri Regev ejects several Arab MKs from a discussion of the Knesset Interior Committee on plans to resettle Negev Bedouin.David Lev, 21/11/2013 00:16
Kalfa Calls for Punitive Actions Against Arab MKs

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.Elad Benari, 06/11/2013 02:16
Bayit Yehudi MK Complains Against Arab MK

Bayit Yehudi MK Complains Against Arab MK

MK Zevulun Kalfa files a complaint against MK Jamal Zahalka, who physically and verbally abused him during a stormy debate.Elad Benari, 05/11/2013 00:46
Insults, Abuse as Arab MKs Disrupt Knesset Session

Insults, Abuse as Arab MKs Disrupt Knesset Session

Debate over law to finally grant Jews the right to pray at their holiest site sparks angry response from Muslim MKs.Gil Ronen and Ari Soffer, 04/11/2013 15:10
Arab MK Praises Pro-‘Intifada’ Hamas Speech

Arab MK Praises Pro-‘Intifada’ Hamas Speech

MK Sarsour’s anti-Israel incitement continues with praise for Hamas speech calling for terror against Israel.Dalit Halevy, Maayana Miskin, 22/10/2013 22:42
Arab MK: Patriarchs were Muslim, not Jewish

Arab MK: Patriarchs were Muslim, not Jewish

Arab MK who called Jews ‘prophet killers’ strikes again with statement saying Biblical patriarchs were Muslim.Maayana Miskin, 10/10/2013 16:07
MK Tibi: Mob Attack on Soldiers was ‘Legitimate’

MK Tibi: Mob Attack on Soldiers was ‘Legitimate’

Arab-Israeli MK says PA mob was right to attack soldiers: "The occupation soldiers commit war crimes."Maayana Miskin, 27/08/2013 16:40
Arab MK Attends Dinner on Marmara

Arab MK Attends Dinner on Marmara

The IHH organization hosted a PA delegation aboard the Mavi Marmara ship, including MK Mohammad Barakeh.Elad Benari, 07/08/2013 02:14
MKs Show Their Anger with Silence

MKs Show Their Anger with Silence

Unusual silence in Knesset as MKs express their upset with Governance Bill.Maayana Miskin, 31/07/2013 23:26
Arab MKs: New Threshold Rule Could Shut Us Down

Arab MKs: New Threshold Rule Could Shut Us Down

A new measure approved Sunday could freeze out small parties from the next Knesset - and leaves Arab parties particularly concerned.David Lev, 28/07/2013 18:53
Tibi Temporarily Suspended

Tibi Temporarily Suspended

Ethics Committee decides to suspend Ahmed Tibi from chairing any Knesset debates, but only for one week.Elad Benari, 24/07/2013 02:16
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
MK: Arab MKs’ Incitement Has to Stop

MK: Arab MKs’ Incitement Has to Stop

Shas MK: Arab MKs are cursing Israel from the Knesset podium, it has to stop.Maayana Miskin, 26/06/2013 19:02
Elected Arab MK Calls for Intifada

Elected Arab MK Calls for Intifada

MK Afou Agbaria publicly called for an Arab Intifada during the heated discussion on a law legalizing Bedouin land grabs.Elad Benari, 25/06/2013 05:15
Knesset Approves Giveaway to Bedouin

Knesset Approves Giveaway to Bedouin

Knesset approves the first reading of the bill to legalize Bedouin settlement in the Negev, Arab MKs tear up the bill.Elad Benari, 25/06/2013 00:15
Who's Boss? MK Feiglin Evicts Arab MKs from Plenum

Who's Boss? MK Feiglin Evicts Arab MKs from Plenum

Rookie MK kicks out Arab colleagues who repeatedly interrupted Deputy Minister Akunis.Gil Ronen, 17/06/2013 04:16
Arab MK Will Not Condemn Terrorist Murder

Arab MK Will Not Condemn Terrorist Murder

Arab MK refuses to condemn the murder of a young father of five, ‘Settlers have no right to self defense.’ Maayana Miskin, 30/04/2013 20:15
Arab Outcry over Jewish Prayer on Temple Mount

Arab Outcry over Jewish Prayer on Temple Mount

MKs consider allowing Jews to pray on the Temple Mount, sparking Arab media outcry over ‘prayers in mosque.’Maayana Miskin, 23/04/2013 21:12
Arab MK Denounces 'Israeli Apartheid' in Toronto

Arab MK Denounces 'Israeli Apartheid' in Toronto

MK Jamal Zahalka, elected to the Knesset, claimed there is no democracy in Israel and that Arabs are victims of Israel’s “apartheid” policy.Elad Benari, 04/04/2013 03:14
A-G Rejects Request to Investigate MK Zoabi

A-G Rejects Request to Investigate MK Zoabi

A-G rejects a request to launch an against MK Zoabi for saying Jews have no right to live in security because they are “occupiers”.Elad Benari, 01/03/2013 03:43
Arab MK: Israel Promotes Racism

Arab MK: Israel Promotes Racism

An Arab MK with the Meretz party says Israel’s government is to blame for the beating of an Arab man.Maayana Miskin, 26/02/2013 17:38