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Meretz minister: Senior govt officials meeting with PA counterparts

"Mahmoud Abbas is the best partner we ever had, we'll regret it if we don't make progress."

Senior govt officials meeting with PA counterparts

Will tree-planting really resume? Meretz Minister says: No

Issawi Frej warns of "price to be paid" for passage of Citizenship Law, denies that JNF tree-planting will go ahead.

Will tree-planting really resume? Meretz Minister says: Noplayer

Minister Issawi Frej suffers stroke

Regional Cooperation Minister hospitalized after feeling unwell. Doctors determine symptoms a result of a stroke.

Minister Issawi Frej suffers stroke

Airport instead of housing solution in Atarot?

Ofer Berkowitz questions the motives behind freezing of new housing plan in Atarot, suggesting a hidden government agenda may be to blame.

Airport instead of housing solution in Atarot?

Govt minister planning joint Israeli-Palestinian airport

Minister for Regional Cooperation Issawi Frej wants to reopen airport in Atarot, just outside Jerusalem.

Govt minister planning joint Israeli-Palestinian airport

Left-wing parties demand recognition of 'massacre; in Kafr Qassam

Meretz, UAL want "massacre" to be taught in all schools as part of curriculum, "so that we don't repeat such mistakes."

Left-wing parties demand recognition of Kafr Qassam 'massacre'

PA chief made condolence calls to terrorists' families

"They are our neighbors - there's no escaping that," says Meretz MK, justifying meeting with Mahmoud Abbas.

PA chief made condolence calls to terrorists' families

Abbas seeks to meet Meretz ministers

PA chairman invites Meretz's 2 ministers in Israeli government to discuss regional issues.

Abbas seeks to meet Meretz ministers

Arab Minister Issawi Frej: Arab-Israelis are faking COVID documentation

Arabs traveling to Greece, Turkey are faking immunity or vaccination passports when returning to Israel, Frej claims.

Arab Minister: Arab-Israelis are faking COVID passes

Regional Cooperation Minister names J Street leader as political adviser

Minister Issawi Frej has appointed Yael Patir as his senior political adviser.

J Street leader named as minister's political adviser

Meretz Minister will vote against gov't even at cost of position

Chances of government managing to pass Family Reunification Law get slimmer by the day.

Meretz Minister will vote against gov't even at cost of position

Arab MK sues TV host over 'terrorist' comments

Meretz MK Issawi Frej sues TV host Eyal Berkowitz for calling Arab MKs 'terrorists', 'haters of Israel'.

Arab MK sues TV host over 'terrorist' comments

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

Regev responds to critiques, defends loyalty bill

Loyalty bill discussed in committee passes to Justice Ministry for review. 'No one will burn the Israeli flag on the government's dime!'

Regev responds to critiques, defends loyalty bill

Left outraged at Regev's new bill

Culture Minister wants to limit funding to groups 'loyal' to state. Critics claim she's 'undermining democratic foundations.'

Left outraged at Regev's new bill

MKs nix committee on illegal guns in Arab sector

MK Issawi Frej accuses government of being all talk, after voting down initiative to tackle illegal weapons in Arab communities.

'500,000 illegal guns in the Arab sector, and nobody cares'

Arab MKs call to ban Trump from visiting Israel

Arab MK and former Arafat adviser demands 'neo-Nazi' Trump be barred from upcoming Israel visit for calling to ban Muslim entry to US.

Arab MKs call to ban Trump from visiting Israel