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Former MK Zahalka: The Arabs will not forgive Mansour Abbas

Balad chairman claims Mansour Abbas and Ra'am support the "occupation government" in "killing Palestinians."

'The Arabs will not forgive Mansour Abbas'

Former MK calls on Abbas to leave coalition

Balad party chairman Jamal Zahalka calls on MK Mansour Abbas to immediately leave coalition following riots on the Temple Mount.

Former MK calls on Abbas to leave coalition

Arab former MK: Police to blame for crime in Arab sector

Former Balad Knesset Member Jamal Zahalka says police's "racist approach" is to blame for increased crime in Arab sector.

Arab former MK: Police to blame for crime in Arab sector

Balad MK: We're part of the Palestinian national movement

Outgoing MK Jamal Zahalka says his party identifies with Palestinians and not Israelis, blasts Netanyahu and Gantz.

Balad MK: We're part of the Palestinian national movement

'Ahmed Tibi is better suited for the parliament in Ramallah'

Likud MK Anat Berko pleased with resignations of MKs Zoabi and Zahalka, hopes MK Tibi will follow suit.

'Ahmed Tibi is better suited for the parliament in Ramallah'

It's official: MK Zahalka will not return to the Knesset

Following days of speculation, lawmaker from Arab Joint List faction confirms he will not return to the Knesset.

It's official: MK Zahalka will not return to the Knesset

Descent to Hell: Identity Politics as the gate to Islamic theocracy

Descent to Hell: Identity Politics as the gate to Islamic theocracy

'Without Zoabi, without Zahalka, and hopefully without Balad'

Knesset Speaker welcomes report that two Arab MKs will not serve in the next Knesset. Zoabi denies she isn't running.

'Without Zoabi, without Zahalka, and hopefully without Balad'

MK Zahalka won't be returning to Knesset

MK Jamal Zahalka will not run for next Knesset. MK Miki Zohar responds: 'We're all happy and joyous.'

MK Zahalka won't be returning to Knessetplayer

Zahalka bashes Abbas for saying he sees eye-to-eye with Shin Bet

Arab-Israeli MK says it's a 'mortal blow' for Abbas to say that he 'agrees with Shin Bet leader 99% of the time.'

Zahalka bashes Abbas for saying he sees eye-to-eye with Shin Bet

Is the Joint List advising the PA?

Arab MKs participate in forum in Ramallah that dealt with the diplomatic battle against Israel.

Is the Joint List advising the PA?

Arab MK accuses Likud MK of murder, is barred from Knesset

Ethics Committee orders MK Zahalka barred from Knesset for one month as punishment for calling Likud MK a 'murderer.'

Arab MK accuses Likud MK of murder, is barred from Knesset

'Jews and Arabs should be allowed to live anywhere'

MK Jamal Zahalka argues that Nationality Law "gives superiority to Jews at the expense of Arabs."

'Jews and Arabs should be allowed to live anywhere'player

Arab MK loses cool in Knesset

'Racists and fascists, you only want death,' MK Zahalka says during Muezzin Law debate; MK Yogev: 'You're a terrorist, go to Syria.'

Arab MK loses cool in Knessetplayer

Arab MKs skip vote on recognizing gay marriage

MK Zahalka says gay marriage is 'absolutely not' on agenda.

Arab MKs skip vote on recognizing gay marriage

Arab MK welcomes cancellation of Argentina soccer game

MK Jamal Zahalka urges world to continue pressuring Israel after cancellation of friendly match between Israeli and Argentine teams.

Arab MK welcomes cancellation of Argentina soccer game

'This is and will remain a Jewish state'

Knesset rejects bill to remove legal status of institutions such as Jewish Agency, Jewish National Fund.

'This is and will remain a Jewish state'

Arab MK doesn't regret anti-Israel statements

MK Jamal Zahalka responds to petition by MK Forer demanding that he be questioned.

Arab MK doesn't regret anti-Israel statements

Police: Enough evidence for criminal charges against Balad MKs

Senior officials in Arab party interrogated over election campaign donations and expenditures.

Police: Enough evidence for criminal charges against Balad MKs

Arab MK: I'd rather die than sing 'Hatikva'

Israeli-Arab lawmaker says he'd prefer to die rather than sing Israel's national anthem. 'Israel's flag is a worthless rag'.

Arab MK: I'd rather die than sing 'Hatikva'

PA leader meets with heads of Balad party

PA leader Mahmoud Abbas met with members of the Israeli Arab Balad party to discuss ways to help Palestinians achieve political goals.

PA leader meets with heads of Balad party

'Israel is an Arab, Islamic, Palestinian country'

Arab MK blasts bill to ban mosque loudspeakers, says people who don't like mosque noise should 'go back to where they came from'.

'Israel is an Arab, Islamic, Palestinian country'

Shaked blasts proposal to recognize Arabs as national minority

Justice Minister Shaked (Jewish Home)blasted the proposal by Jamal Zahalka to recognize the Arab minority as a national minority in Israel.

Shaked blasts proposal to recognize Arabs as national minority

Arab MKS Zahalka, Zoabi interrogated by police

Joint Arab List MKs Haneen Zoabi and Jamal Zahalka arrived at police offices Monday for an interrogation over money laundering allegations.

Arab MKs Zahalka, Zoabi interrogated by police

Arab MK: 'Liberman less dangerous than Yaalon'

Joint List MK gives backhanded praise to incoming Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman, says he is less of a threat than Yaalon.

Arab MK: 'Liberman less dangerous than Yaalon'

Call to investigate MK Zahalka for inciting attack

Lavi organization demands police open investigation against Joint List MK for calling on Palestinians to carry out attacks.

Call to investigate MK Zahalka for inciting yesterday's attack

Netanyahu warns of Passover escalation

Prime Minister lashes out after MK Jamal Zahalka incites further terror attacks, warns despite calm terror could well return.

Netanyahu slams Arab MK's 'lies', warns of Passover escalation

Arab MK: Block Jews from Temple Mount by any means

Zahalka advises continuation of terror war, calling to enlist youth to oppose Jews 'at all costs'; MKs respond: 'blood is on his hands.'

Arab MK: Use 'any means' to block Jews from Temple Mount

Arab MK: We are in conflict with the 'occupation'

Ahead of Land Day protests, MK Jamal Zahalka encourages Israeli Arabs to join in and "fight the occupation".

Arab MK: We are in a conflict with the 'occupation'

Zahalka asks to visit Pres residence, Rivlin: 'No'

President's residence tells Balad head that he is unwanted guest after meeting with, supporting families of terrorists.

MK Zahalka asks to visit President's residence, Rivlin refuses

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'

Pro-terror Arab MKs suspended

Knesset Ethics Committee suspends Joint List MKs Zoabi and Ghattas for four months, Zahalka for two.

Arab MKs suspended for visit with terrorists' families

'Returning bodies right according to Judaism'

Joint List defends Balad MKs who met with terrorists' families at faction meeting as MK Zahalka stresses their actions were 'legitimate.'

'Returning terrorists' bodies right according to Judaism'

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

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