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Opposition outraged: Knesset committee quick to meet on illegal Arab outposts

Opposition livid that discussion on Palestinian outposts was scheduled within days, while young settlement waited six months.

Knesset committee quick to meet on illegal Arab outposts

MK Ibtisam Mara'ana: 'It's my security and it's my foreign affairs'

Arab MK Mara'ana joins Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee 'to be on guard,' says option of Gaza war 'doesn't work.'

Arab MK: 'It's my security and it's my foreign affairs'

Former MK Anat Berko: Israel will continue to disrupt Iran's attempts at nuclear power

Former Head of the Cyber Subcommittee of the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee stresses the importance of monitoring Iran closely.

Former MK Anat Berko: Israel will not allow a nuclear Iran

MK Hauser: Gideon Sa'ar is Netanyahu's worst nightmare

The head of Israel's foreign affairs committee thinks that New Hope is headed for the top.

MK Hauser: Gideon Sa'ar is Netanyahu's worst nightmare

Gabi Ashkenazi to head Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee

"This is a significant role with great importance to Israel's security. We must not allow a vacuum on the security-political issue."

Gabi Ashkenazi to head Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee

Yogev warns: Anxiety up, fortitude down

Foreign Affairs & Defense Committee visits Gaza area: 'No doubt solution lies in occupying Gaza, destroying terror, return to normal life.'

Yogev warns: Anxiety up, fortitude down

The absence of Jewish outrage

The absence of Jewish outrage

Open Jew and Israel-haters are now in the US Congress

Open Jew and Israel-haters are now in the US Congress

MK Haskel's new role

Likud MK to head subcommittee of the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee which deals with foreign policy and public relations.

MK Haskel's new role

'What hurt us is that they told us to keep quiet'

Mother of Avera Mengistu, held captive in Gaza, laments failure to bring back her son. 'My son would not be there if they acted right away.'

'What hurt us is that they told us to keep quiet'

IDF base: More than 50 thefts in one year

Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee discusses IDF battle against thefts from bases, fire zones; 'Armed soldiers robbed in broad daylight.'

IDF base: More than 50 thefts in one year

Classified report: IDF isn't prepared to fight Syria

Likud MK refuses to sign report because it criticizes PM Netanyahu.

Classified report: IDF isn't prepared to fight Syria

EU Parliamentarians visit Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee

EU parliamentarians visited the Knesset's Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee and heard security analysis from committee head Avi Dichter.

EU Parliamentarians visit Foreign Affairs and Defense Committeeplayer

'It's time someone up there screams 'enough'!'

Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee tours Har Hevron area after terror attacks, meets victims' relatives.

'It's time someone up there screams 'enough'!'

MK Yogev praises security forces

Jewish Home MK and other members of Knesset’s Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee visit Judea and Samaria communities.

MK Yogev praises security forces in fight against terror

MKs asks journalists to explain their reporting

Members of Foreign Press Association angered over Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee invitation over biased reporting.

Knesset invites foreign journalists to explain their reporting

Russia claims not passing weapons to Hezbollah

Following internal probe of its military, Russia tells Israel that it is not passing weapons on to Hezbollah.

Russia assures Israel: We're not passing weapons to Hezbollah

Defense Ministry: Forcing haredim to IDF backfires

Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee prepares to update Draft Law according to haredi parties' demands.

Defense Ministry: Forcing haredim to serve in army backfires

Did Barak's Divulgences Harm Israel's Security?

Foreign Affairs and Defense Comm. chair will investigate why military censor cleared information on possible Iran strike for publication.

Did Barak's Iran Divulgences Harm Israel's Security?

Arab List to Forego Security Committee for Finance

Tibi says party willing to take financial influence instead of access to defense committee, heading off serious security concerns.

Arab List Willing to Forego Sensitive Security Committee

'Buji Has Lost his Mind'

Nationalist MKs pounce on Labor head who won't rule out letting MK Ahmed Tibi into Knesset's sensitive Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee

'Buji Has Lost his Mind'player

State 'Deeply Concerned' Over Defense Budget

Israel needs over 1 billion shekels to return to the security level before Protective Edge, Elkin says.

'Deep Concern' over Impact of Elections on Defense Budget

Netanyahu's Statements Raise 'Disengagement' Fears

PM 'doesn't want one state from Sea to Jordan, must separate from Palestinians,' after ruling out talks. MKs warn of unilateral steps.

Netanyahu's Statements Raise Fears of 'Disengagement'

Labor MK Suspended Over Media Leak

MK Omer Bar-Lev suspended from Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee for leaking a letter that should have been classified.

Labor MK Suspended from Committees Over Media Leak

Netanyahu, Lapid End Portfolio War

A six-month standoff prevented the appointment of a permanent chairman to the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee.

Netanyahu, Lapid End Portfolio War

Lapid Loses Battle for Key Knesset Committee

MKs Elkin and Levin will head the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee.

Lapid Loses Battle for Key Knesset Committee

Netanyahu Decides on Chair of Key Committee

Ofer Shelah and Ze'ev Elkin to serve as rotating heads of Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee.

Netanyahu Finally Decides on Chair of Key Knesset Committee

Herzog Takes Coalition to Court Over Committee

Opposition leader files appeal in protest of delay in the appointment of a chairman to Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee.

Herzog Takes Coalition to Court Over Key Knesset Committee

Still No Chairman for Knesset's Defense C'tee

Speaker Edelstein says Netanyahu, Lapid are not close to agreeing on a chairman for the key committee.

Edelstein: No Agreement on Chairman for Knesset's Defense C'tee

Report: Deri Foiled Yishai Appointment to C'tee

Shas chairman reportedly foiled an attempt to appoint rival Yishai as temporary head of Foreign Affairs and Defense C'tee.

Report: Deri Foiled Yishai's Appointment to Head Key Committee

Lawmaker Admits: Likud’s Small Size a Challenge

The Likud party’s ‘unprecedented’ attempt to rule with just 1 of every 6 Knesset seats poses a challenge, says MK Levin.

Lawmaker Admits: Likud’s Small Size a Challenge

Edelstein to Head Most Important Committee

Knesset Speaker plans to appoint himself as temporary Chairman of the Knesset’s Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee due to coalition spat.

Edelstein to Temporarily Head Most Important Committee

Lieberman: Another Prisoner X? Nonsense

Head of Defense Committee says Israel takes care of its prisoners.

Lieberman: Another Prisoner X? Nonsense

Knesset Approves Call-Up of 70,000

Government approves expanding call-up to include 70,000 reservists in further sign of impending ground operation.

Knesset Approves Call-Up of 70,000

Declare a 'Special Situation' in Israel's South

The powerful Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense committee is calling for a 'special situation' in Israel's south as rockets rain down.

Call to Declare a 'Special Situation' in Israel's South