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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'

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

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 for burial

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

Investigation imminent?

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-terrorism Arab 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 urges public: submit complaints 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 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

Right and Left unite: Complaint filed over extremist 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

Treachery

Knesset 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

Knesset Ethics Committee: MKs not required to denounce terrorism

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: Netanyahu is 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 a 'fascist' state

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

Arab MK who snuck into Temple Mount 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

Netanyahu condemns Arab MK 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 Netanyahu'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 Mount

Arab MK: Police Killed Jerusalem 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 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

Video Reveals the True Face of Gaza Flotilla

Channel 2 crew documents how Arab MK boarded after meeting senior Hamas leader, shows verbal confrontation with the IDF.

Video Reveals the True Face of Gaza Flotilla

Arutz Sheva interview

Arab MK on Seized Flotilla 'Belongs in Jail, Not the Knesset'

Marianne ship intercepted with radical MK Ghattas on board; Science Minister Danon explains efforts to block him from ever being reelected.

Arab MK on Seized Flotilla 'Belongs in Jail, Not the Knesset'

Flotilla MK Ghattas: Don't Try And Stop Us

MK Basel Ghattas demanded that the IDF end its blockade of Gaza and allow ships associated with the flotilla to arrive in Gaza

Flotilla MK Ghattas: Don't Try And Stop Us

MK: 'Israel Will Find a Way' to Stop Gaza Flotilla

MK Motti Yogev tells Arutz Sheva that Israel has the power to stop the anti-Israel flotilla from reaching Gaza - in any way possible.

MK: 'Israel Will Find a Way' to Stop Gaza Flotilla

New Gaza Flotilla Sets Sail, Hopes UN Report Will Deter Israel

Anti-Israel activists - to be joined by Arab-Israeli MK - say they're confident Israel won't intercept them due to international pressure.

New Gaza Flotilla Sets Sail, Hopes UN Report Will Deter Israel

Should MK Get Diplomatic Immunity for Flotilla?

Knesset debate rages over MK Basel Ghattas's decision to join 'freedom flotilla' backed by Islamic Jihad, leftists.

Should MK Get Diplomatic Immunity for Flotilla?

Arab List Decries 'Incitement' Against MK Joining Gaza Flotilla

Joint Arab List makes show of support for MK's decision to join flotilla to Gaza, calls blockade a 'great crime.'

Arab List Decries 'Incitement' Against MK Joining Gaza Flotilla

Gaza Flotilla May Keep Shas MK from Son's Wedding

After learning MK Ghattas plans to board Gaza flotilla, MK Mergi calls off mutual absence deal they had agreed on.

Gaza Flotilla May Keep Shas MK from Son's Wedding

Arab MKs Attack Israel During 'Land Day' Commemorations

Basel Ghattas called on Israel Arabs to fight for 'their land' while Jamal Zahalka promised not to allow a 'second Nakba' in the Negev.

Arab MKs Attack Israel During 'Land Day' Commemorations

Storm in Knesset Over Jewish State Law

Opposition MKs attack Netanyahu over his defense of the Jewish State bill; Herzog calls to establish new government.

Storm in Knesset Over Jewish State Law

Arab MK Dons Keffiyeh in Plenum

Latest provocation by Arab MK Basel Ghattas is supposedly in solidarity with Arab kids who were attacked.

Arab MK Dons Keffiyeh in Plenum

Arab MK: Naftali Bennett is a Terrorist

MK Basel Ghattas tells Prime Minister: 'We are will stay here in Palestine and you will leave.'

Arab MK: Naftali Bennett is a Terrorist

Arab MKs Remove Israeli Flags; 'We Won't be Good Arabs'

Balad party holds press conference with flags in corner: 'at least we left them in the room.' Zoabi vows not to be a 'good Arab.'

Arab MKs Remove Israeli Flags; 'We Won't be Good Arabs'

Zoabi at Hamas 'Victory Rally': 'We are All Palestinians'

Pro-Hamas MK pushes to 'end occupation' at 'victory rally' with pro-terror leaders, says 'Palestinian struggle is part of us.'

Zoabi at Hamas 'Victory Rally': 'We are All Palestinians'

Balad MKs Claim They Omitted Qatar Visit for 'Technical Reasons'

Arab MKs insist impromptu visit to country hosting Hamas was left unreported for 'technical reasons.'

Balad MKs Claim They Omitted Qatar Visit for 'Technical Reasons'

Netanyahu Condemns Arab MK's Pro-Palestinian Stunt

Prime Minister condemns 'moment of silence' for 'victims of Israeli aggression,' notes Hamas also firing on Arabs in Israel.

Netanyahu Condemns Arab MK's Pro-Palestinian Stunt

Arab MK Stages 'Moment of Silence' for Gaza Dead in Knesset

MK Basel Ghattas's 'moment of silence' spoofs Memorial Day ceremony; many 'civilian' casualties in Gaza likely not civilians at all.

Arab MK Stages 'Moment of Silence' for Gaza Dead in Knesset

Liberman Calls for Investigation Against Arab MK

Foreign Minister says MK Basel Ghattas should be investigation over call on Christian Arabs to refuse to enlist.

Liberman Calls for Investigation Against Arab MK

Jewish Home Buys Balad MK 'A Ticket to Iran'

Young leadership of the Jewish Home suggested the anti-draft MK move to a place where he feels more comfortable.

Jewish Home Buys Balad MK 'A Ticket to Iran'

'The Solution is to Kill The Terrorists'

Brother of Ruti Fogel, murdered in 2011 Itamar massacre, argues for a different approach in Knesset committee on terrorist releases.

'The Solution is to Kill The Terrorists'

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

Prawer Plan Back in Knesset, Causing Heated Debate

Bill to resettle illegal Bedouin settlements back in Knesset for second and third readings, despite reports it was dropped; debate ensues.

Prawer Plan Back in Knesset, Causing Heated Debate

Knesset Extends Order Preventing Unification by Marriage

Knesset extends order that prevents the family unification law from being taken advantage of for terrorism purposes.

Knesset Extends Order Preventing Unification by Marriage