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'MKs aiding terrorists is more widespread than just Ghattas'

Meir Indor, the head of the Almagor Terror Victim Association, warned that there are more MKs who use their immunity to aid terrorists.

'MKs aiding terrorists is more widespread than just Ghattas'player

MK Ghattas stripped of his immunity

The Knesset Committee approved the request of the Attorney General and removed MK Basel Ghattas's immunity, facilitating his arrest.

MK Ghattas stripped of his immunity

Will Arab MK be stripped of immunity?

Knesset House Committee to vote Wednesday on proposal to strip Arab MK of immunity following allegations of aiding Hamas terrorists.

Will Arab MK be stripped of immunity?

Meretz MK: Ghattas should resign from the Knesset

MK Esawi Frej calls on MK Basel Ghattas to set an example and resign from the Knesset rather than wait to be kicked out.

Meretz MK: Ghattas should resign from the Knesset

Former MK: Israel is deliberately acting against Arab MKs

Former MK Afou Agbaria, who once called for an intifada, claims the Israeli government is deliberately plotting against Arab MKs.

Former MK: Israel is deliberately acting against Arab MKs

Liberman: MK Ghattas belongs in jail

MK Avigdor Liberman discussed the issue of MK Ghattas's actions as well as conscription issues and the length of army service.

Liberman: MK Ghattas belongs in jail

Arab MK admits to smuggling cellphones into jail

MK Basel Ghattas (Joint Arab List) admitted smuggling cellphones and messages to security prisoners he visited in jail.

Arab MK admits to smuggling cellphones into jail

MKs banned from visiting security prisoners

The Knesset House Committee voted, after heated debate, to ban the visits by MKs to security prisoners.

MKs banned from visiting security prisoners

MK Ghattas questioned by police

Arab Knesset member questioned this morning on suspicion of smuggling phones to Hamas terrorists in prison.

MK Ghattas questioned by police

Will United Torah Judaism oppose Ghattas’ dismissal?

Most members of the coalition, including Shas, joined the initiative to oust the Arab MK, but United Torah Judaism refused to sign on.

Will United Torah Judaism oppose Ghattas’ dismissal?

MK Dichter: Do not allow Ghattas into Knesset

Likud MK asserts that Arab MK suspected of trying to aid terrorists could facilitate terror attack if not barred from Knesset premises.

MK Dichter: Do not allow Ghattas into Knesset

'Prevent terrorist visits by MKs'

Minister Regev to the Attorney General: Prevent visits by MKs to security prisoners, unless their belongings and bodies are searched.

'Prevent terrorist visits by MKs'

Aymen Odeh: MKs cannot try Ghattas in a kangaroo court

Joint Arab List head Ayman Odeh referred to charges against his fellow MK Bassal Ghattas, claiming incitement against 'entire Arab populace'

Aymen Odeh: MKs cannot try Ghattas in a kangaroo court

'Terror inciters should be in jail, not in Knesset'

MK Robert Ilatov, one of petitioners who tried unsuccessfully to disqualify Balad, says courts must act to stop terror incitement by MKs.

'Terror inciters should be in jail, not in Knesset'

Minister calls for removal of Arab MK suspected of aiding Hamas

Jerusalem Affairs Minister initiates removal of Arab MK who allegedly smuggled cellular devices to jailed Hamas terrorists.

Minister calls for removal of Arab MK suspected of aiding Hamas

Liberman: Joint List is actually the list of spies and traitors

Defense Minister vows to act to strip MKs from the Joint List of their citizenship, after MK Ghattas is summoned for questioning by police.

Liberman: Joint List is actually the list of spies and traitors

Did Arab MK help Hamas terrorists?

Prime Minister warns MK may have caused serious security breach.

Did Arab MK help Hamas terrorists?

Arab MK summoned for questioning

Police investigate Joint List MK Basel Ghattas for alleged security offenses.

Arab MK summoned for questioning

Arab MK Ghattas legitimizes terrorist murders

MK justifies murders committed 'in passion of struggle against occupation,' Liberman demands 'fifth column' be banned.

Watch: Arab MK Ghattas defends terrorism against Israelisplayer

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.

Shaked: Suspending extremist Arab MKs isn't enough

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.

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

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.'

Arab party head says Balad may be banned by 'fascism'

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.

Arab MKs win: Terrorists' bodies to be returned for burial

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.

AG orders police to scope out pro-terror Arab MKs

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.

Netanyahu proposes bill to oust pro-terrorism Arab MKs

Arab MK says terrorists are 'martyrs'

In TV interview Basel Ghattas - who was among three Arab MKs who visited a terrorist's family - defends his actions.

Arab MK says terrorists are 'martyrs'

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.

Knesset Speaker urges public: submit complaints against Arab MKs

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.

Bereaved son livid over MKs' meeting with terrorist families

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.

Netanyahu and Edelstein file complaint against Arab MKs

Likud, Labor MKs file complaint against Arab MKs

MKs file joint complaint to Knesset Ethics Committee after 3 Arab MKs visit families of terrorists to 'harm Israel.'

Right and Left unite: Complaint filed over extremist Arab MKs

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.'

Knesset uproar as Arab MKs meet terrorists' families

Ethics Com: MKs not required to denounce terror

Ethics Committee rejects complaint against extremist Arab MK Basel Ghattas for not denouncing terror attacks.

Knesset Ethics Committee: MKs not required to denounce terrorism

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.

Arab MK: Netanyahu is a 'racist' making 'fascistic' remarks

Calls to ban Arab MK who said Israel is 'fascist'

Grassroots group calls on chairman of Ethics Committee to sanction MK Basel Ghattas, who said Zionism should be outlawed.

Calls to ban Arab MK who said Israel is a 'fascist' state

MK who snuck into 'Al Aqsa' gets silent treatment

MK Basel Ghattas was hoping to provoke the plenum but instead, Likud decided to ignore him.

Arab MK who snuck into Temple Mount gets silent treatment

PM condemns Temple Mount visit as 'provocation'

Netanyahu slams Ghattas's visit as a deliberate attempt to inflame tensions, but warned MKs to remain calm.

Netanyahu condemns Arab MK Temple Mount visit as 'provocation'

Livid MKs call to bar Arab MK from Knesset

Culture Minister Miri Regev notes Basel Ghattas's ascending the Temple Mount constitutes incitement - but will Edelstein listen?

Livid MKs call to bar Arab MK from Knesset

Despite PM's ban, Arab MK visits Temple Mount

Extremist MK Basel Ghattas flouts ban on MKs, ministers visiting holy site in an effort to ease tensions, boasts 'Israel couldn't stop me.'

Despite Netanyahu's ban, Arab MK visits Temple Mountplayer

Arab MK: Police Killed Stabber 'In Cold Blood'

MK Basel Ghattas defends terrorist as well as Arabs who harassed terror victim, calling them 'victims of abuse from settlers.'

Arab MK: Police Killed Jerusalem Stabber 'In Cold Blood'

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.

Arab MKs to Visit Temple Mount to Protest Jewish Visitors