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Stormy Knesset session as Arab minister denounces Arab MKs

Knesset deliberations devolve into shouting match as Arab minister blasts Arab lawmakers for pushing bill to recognize 1956 massacre.

'Massacre Bill' leads to shouting match between Arab lawmakersplayer

Meretz MK reveals Citizenship Law deal with Shaked

Arab minister says Shaked agreed to give 3,000 Palestinian Arab families legal status in Israel in exchange for passage of Citizenship Law.

Meretz MK reveals Citizenship Law deal with Shaked

Arab MK consoles family of murdered Samaria man

Meretz MK, mayor of Arab town visit Samaria town to console family of elderly Jewish man murdered by terrorists ahead of Sukkot holiday.

Arab MK consoles family of murdered Samaria man

Meretz MK to file complaint against rap star

MK Issawi Freij claims rap star Yoav Eliasi, better known by his stage name Hatzel, incited to violence against him.

Meretz MK to file complaint against nationalist rap star

Terror teen shot dead while charging with knife

13-year-old female Arab shot by guard as she ran at entrance to Samaria town with drawn knife in hand; Arab MK cries 'execution.'

Watch: Terror teen shot dead while charging with knifeplayer

Bill: ‘Settlers’ can't be appointed as ambassadors

Leftist MK suggests amending Civil Service Law so those who live beyond the Green Line cannot represent Israel internationally.

New bill proposes ‘settlers’ can't be appointed as ambassadors

MK Hazan denies mocking disabled MK

Yesh Atid head Lapid says Oren Hazan mocked the disability of Karin Elharar, but Hazan says it's a lie.

MK Hazan denies mocking disabled MK

CEC Rejects Petition Against Yisrael Beytenu

Central Elections Committee chairman is uncomfortable with the party's platform - to move Israeli Arabs to the PA - but it is still legal.

Elections Committee Rejects Petition Against Yisrael Beytenu

Petition Against Avigdor Liberman, Baruch Marzel

Arab MK demands that Yisrael Beytenu chairman, Otzma Yehudit representative be barred from 20th Knesset elections.

Petition Filed Against Avigdor Liberman, Baruch Marzel

Video: Meretz MK Vows Victory, Takes a Tumble

MK Issawi Freij promises plenum government will be overturned March 17, but then overturns himself.

Video: Meretz MK Vows Victory, Takes a Tumbleplayer

Official: Military Actions Unrelated to Politics

Without confirming airstrikes in Syria, Israeli official rejects opposition's claims that alleged airstrikes were politically motivated.

Official: Israeli Military Actions Unrelated to Politics

Bill: Mandate Public Broadcasting in Arabic

Bill approved in preliminary reading to host Arab-language radio on Israeli Arab topics, in effort to bridge cultural gaps.

Bill: Mandate Public Broadcasting in Arabic

Bill Equating 'Price Tag,' Terrorism Falls Flat

MK slams decision as 'racist,' despite inherent differences between terrorism and 'price tag' vandalism.

Bill Equating 'Price Tag,' Terrorism Falls Flat

Meretz MK: Transfer Liberman's Home into PA

Arab MK counters Foreign Minister's idea for land swaps with PA, suggests his Judean community be cut off from Israel.

Meretz MK: Transfer Liberman's Home into PA

Meretz MK Asks Court: Disqualify Rabbi Eliyahu

MK Isawi Frej says “racist” pronouncements by Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu make him unfit for chief rabbi post.

Meretz MK Asks Court: Disqualify Rabbi Eliyahu