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In new poll, Israeli voters view Foreign Minister Yair Lapid as best fit to lead

In new poll, Israeli voters view Foreign Minister Yair Lapid as best fit to lead

According to the latest public opinion poll, PM Bennett comes in 2nd, while chairman of United Arab List, Mansour Abbas, is third.Nitzan Kedar, 11/07/2021 16:55
MK Itamar Ben Gvir: Bennett is being held hostage by Islamic Brotherhood

MK Itamar Ben Gvir: Bennett is being held hostage by Islamic Brotherhood

"Why isn't the government responding to Hamas fire in the South? Because Mansour Abbas doesn't let."Y Rabinovitz, 11/07/2021 13:18
MK Mansour Abbas to be invited to Washington

MK Mansour Abbas to be invited to Washington

Members of Congress who met with Ra'am chairman were positively impressed by him and sought to invite him for talks in Washington.Dalit Halevi, 11/07/2021 05:38
Citizenship Law crisis: Shaked in contact with Mansour Abbas

Citizenship Law crisis: Shaked in contact with Mansour Abbas

Interior Minister hopes offer of humanitarian aid to PA families will ensure passage of bill. 2 Ra'am members to oppose bill regardless.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/07/2021 20:04
It's time Ilhan Omar and "the Squad" learned the truth about Israel and Hamas

It's time Ilhan Omar and "the Squad" learned the truth about Israel and Hamas

I grew up in a refugee camp outside Jerusalem, Let me say this as directly as I can: Rep. Omar does not know what she is talking about.Op-edBassem Eid, 01/07/2021 06:38
From integration to disintegration: Israel and its Arab citizens

From integration to disintegration: Israel and its Arab citizens

Israel is at a watershed with anti-Zionist Arabs in a critical place in a government resting upon a threadbare parliamentary majority.Op-edDr. Mordechai Nisan, 29/06/2021 18:32
Ze'ev Elkin's surprising offer to Mansour Abbas

Ze'ev Elkin's surprising offer to Mansour Abbas

Housing Minister offers deputy ministerial position to Ra'am leader reportedly in exchange for support for Family Reunification Law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/06/2021 21:54
Ra'am MK vows party will oppose Family Reunification Law

Ra'am MK vows party will oppose Family Reunification Law

MK Walid Taha says he will continue to oppose extension of 'racist' law despite agreement by party leader Mansour Abbas to allow its passageArutz Sheva Staff, 22/06/2021 16:44
Family Reunification Law: Bennett meets Abbas and Shaked

Family Reunification Law: Bennett meets Abbas and Shaked

PM meets ministers, MKs in attempt to reach agreement on extension of law banning reunification of PA families in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/06/2021 22:50
Mansour Abbas opposes Jerusalem Flag March: 'Unbridled provokation'

Mansour Abbas opposes Jerusalem Flag March: 'Unbridled provokation'

United Arab List chairman says annual Jerusalem Flag March is a deliberate attempt to enflame tensions, calls for its cancellation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/06/2021 17:28
MK Mansour Abbas: 'I hope the flag parade passes without escalation'

MK Mansour Abbas: 'I hope the flag parade passes without escalation'

'If we argue about everything, there's no question this coalition will break apart,' says MK Abbas, head of the United Arab List.103FM, 15/06/2021 12:47
Mansour Abbas: We will demand to address the 'historical injustice'

Mansour Abbas: We will demand to address the 'historical injustice'

Ra'am chairman says his party's achievements in the coalition negotiations "are the starting point and not the end point."Dalit Halevi, 15/06/2021 05:40
Nir Orbach: 'If UAL MKs have any sense, they won't visit terrorists in prison'

Nir Orbach: 'If UAL MKs have any sense, they won't visit terrorists in prison'

Yamina MK clarifies: United Arab List not intending to focus on nationalist issues at the moment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/06/2021 11:59
Mansour Abbas clarifies: These are my boundaries

Mansour Abbas clarifies: These are my boundaries

MK Mansour Abbas says that if decisions are made that run counter to Islam, his party will resign from the government.Dalit Halevi, 14/06/2021 05:00
United Arab List chief: We will return state land to our people

United Arab List chief: We will return state land to our people

Coalition partner in incoming government addresses Knesset in Arabic. 'No one sold out the Negev, it will stay part of Israel.'Hezki Baruch, 13/06/2021 19:13
Will Israel's new government get off the ground?

Will Israel's new government get off the ground?

Israel’s dysfunctional Government cannot survive. If it does, that will be because the Rightists on it have veered left. Op-ed.David Singer, 10/06/2021 16:00
MK Orbach in recording: Mansour Abbas puts his national aspirations aside

MK Orbach in recording: Mansour Abbas puts his national aspirations aside

Ahead of vote on new government, MK Orbach of Yamina says:Agreement with Abbas is based mainly on budgetary and civic issues.Hezki Baruch, 08/06/2021 01:08
Mansour Abbas to be deputy minister, housing demolitions to be frozen

Mansour Abbas to be deputy minister, housing demolitions to be frozen

Details agreement with Ra'am party revealed. Bennett, Lapid to ask A-G to lift all fines and sanctions on illegal Arab construction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/06/2021 21:34
Hamas: Mansour Abbas only represents himself

Hamas: Mansour Abbas only represents himself

Hamas denounces new Israeli government, says it will be more extreme than Netanyahu's.Elad Benari, Canada, 04/06/2021 23:06
Mansour Abbas: We are part of the Palestinian people

Mansour Abbas: We are part of the Palestinian people

Ra'am chairman in interview with Jordanian channel: We support Al-Aqsa, guard the mosque, invest in development in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/06/2021 06:44
Netanyahu's pleas to MK Abbas revealed

Netanyahu's pleas to MK Abbas revealed

PM reportedly told Ra'am chairman: I am the only one who can open a new page with Arab society.Ben Ariel, 04/06/2021 01:05
Mansour Abbas: I preferred to work with a right-wing government

Mansour Abbas: I preferred to work with a right-wing government

UAL leader says any deal with the right would apply to the left and center, his party received a lot but not everything it wanted.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/06/2021 22:52
MK Mansour Abbas: 'I held talks with PM Netanyahu yesterday'

MK Mansour Abbas: 'I held talks with PM Netanyahu yesterday'

'I held negotiations with both sides, there was an open relationship and we spoke about everything,' United Arab List chief MK Abbas says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/06/2021 11:47
Israel’s Unity Government. Give it a chance.

Israel’s Unity Government. Give it a chance.

In the past, Israel has survived a unity government that included Likud and Labour. So give it a chance.OIp-ed.Barry Shaw, 03/06/2021 11:30
Gafni: Abbas is the most religious person in this government

Gafni: Abbas is the most religious person in this government

UTJ MK quips that he is calm because MK Mansour Abbas will ensure the new government doesn't go against the Torah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/06/2021 05:33
Mansour Abbas signs with Yair Lapid

Mansour Abbas signs with Yair Lapid

Ra'am faction signs coalition deal and will support gov't from the outside in exchange for demands made in talks with Lapid.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/06/2021 22:43
Mansour Abbas demands: No pro-LGBT laws

Mansour Abbas demands: No pro-LGBT laws

Ahead of deadline to form government, United Arab List demands center-left parties compromise on LGBT issues as condition for support.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/06/2021 09:03
What did the bereaved father say to Mansour Abbas?

What did the bereaved father say to Mansour Abbas?

Bereaved father Herzl Hajaj runs into MK Mansour Abbas at the Knesset: We know you condemn terrorists in Hebrew but support them in Arabic.Hezki Baruch, 01/06/2021 03:25
MK Amichai Chikli: 'We didn't demand Israeli Arabs be Zionist'

MK Amichai Chikli: 'We didn't demand Israeli Arabs be Zionist'

'Impossible' and 'unthinkable' to integrate Arabs 'when significant portion identifies fully with the enemy,' Yamina MK Chikli says.Hezki Baruch, 24/05/2021 15:36
How will we know who won the war?

How will we know who won the war?

Two factors will decide the victor. The Israeli Supreme Court’s decision on Sheikh Jarrah, and the survival of the Abraham Accords. Op-ed.Caroline Glick, 23/05/2021 23:59
Mansour Abbas visits torched Lod synagogue

Mansour Abbas visits torched Lod synagogue

United Arab List chairman visits town wracked by anti-Jewish riots, says attacks on synagogues violate Islamic values.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/05/2021 15:25
'It all depends on Abbas' say members of 'bloc for change'

'It all depends on Abbas' say members of 'bloc for change'

Despite the violence, Lapid and his supporters continue efforts to build 'unity government' - even with the United Arab List.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/05/2021 10:53
Mansour Abbas: Stop the violence and madness

Mansour Abbas: Stop the violence and madness

Ra'am chairman calls on all Israelis, Jews and Arabs alike, to end the violence against one another.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/05/2021 05:42
Mansour Abbas: 'No choice but to return to coalition negotiations'

Mansour Abbas: 'No choice but to return to coalition negotiations'

MK Abbas, chair of United Arab List, calls to resume negotiations after Gaza war ends.Hezki Baruch, 12/05/2021 10:51
Ra'am chairman calls for calm

Ra'am chairman calls for calm

Mansour Abbas in statement to the Arab public following two days of violence: We must prevent further escalation.Elad Benari, 11/05/2021 23:47
As Arabs attack and run amok, keep these five things in mind

As Arabs attack and run amok, keep these five things in mind

When the Arabs run wild, the only proper Israeli response is to make it clear that the pogrom days are over. Op-ed.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 11/05/2021 08:46
Ra'am freezes contacts with Bennett and Lapid

Ra'am freezes contacts with Bennett and Lapid

Mansour Abbas wants to wait for calm before resuming negotiations on formation of a government.Hezki Baruch, 11/05/2021 03:29
Smotrich in Sheikh Jarrah: Giving Mansour Abbas legitimacy led to Jerusalem violence

Smotrich in Sheikh Jarrah: Giving Mansour Abbas legitimacy led to Jerusalem violence

Religious Zionism party tours Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood, party leader says violence in capital result of seeking to add Arab party to govt.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/05/2021 15:40
Likud MKs: 'We didn't try to form a government with the United Arab List'

Likud MKs: 'We didn't try to form a government with the United Arab List'

'Netanyahu never thought, planned, or wanted to form a gov't based on abstention of Mansour Abbas,' Likud's MK Shlomo Karhi claims.Ido Ben Porat, 10/05/2021 11:26
Bennett and Abbas meet, 'significant progress' reported

Bennett and Abbas meet, 'significant progress' reported

The sides say a good meeting took place ahead of the formation a unity government.Ben Shaul, 10/05/2021 00:14
Netanyahu hopes Mansour Abbas will stop Bennett-Lapid government

Netanyahu hopes Mansour Abbas will stop Bennett-Lapid government

Likud still believes United Arab List leader prefers right-wing government to left-wing government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/05/2021 07:44
These are the United Arab List's coalition demands

These are the United Arab List's coalition demands

United Arab List's demands for aiding creation of government include no harm to family, religious, values; solution for illegal settlements.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/05/2021 21:43
MK Mansour Abbas: 'I agreed to meet with Rabbi Druckman - I did not ask'

MK Mansour Abbas: 'I agreed to meet with Rabbi Druckman - I did not ask'

MK Mansour Abbas, head of the United Arab List, says he agreed to meet with leading rabbi. 'We're not terror supporters.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/05/2021 08:56
'Does Bennett want to give power to Mansour Abbas?'

'Does Bennett want to give power to Mansour Abbas?'

MK Orit Strook of the Religious Zionist Party calls on Bennett to take responsibility and ensure a right-wing government is formed.Yoni Kempinski, 29/04/2021 06:08
Bennett meets with United Arab List chief Mansour Abbas

Bennett meets with United Arab List chief Mansour Abbas

'A good meeting.' Yamina chairman meets with senior Arab lawmaker one week before Netanyahu's mandate to form a government expires.Hezki Baruch, 28/04/2021 12:53
Haredi MK claims Religious Zionist colleague 'destroying Torah world'

Haredi MK claims Religious Zionist colleague 'destroying Torah world'

MK Yisrael Eichler slams MK Bezalel Smotrich for refusing to sit with United Arab List, says Smotrich 'wants to destroy Torah world.'Ben Shaul, 27/04/2021 17:16
Knesset Speaker to MK Abbas: We will do a lot together

Knesset Speaker to MK Abbas: We will do a lot together

MK Mansour Abbas elected chairman of the Special Committee on Arab Society and receives warm words from Knesset Speaker Yariv Levin.Hezki Baruch, 27/04/2021 05:10
MK Abbas: Government with Smotrich? Only if he apologizes first

MK Abbas: Government with Smotrich? Only if he apologizes first

Ra’am chairman outlines his condition for agreeing to be part of a government with Religious Zionist chairman Bezalel Smotrich.Elad Benari, Canada, 24/04/2021 00:33
Mansour Abbas, Mahmoud Abbas and the ‘Abraham Effect’

Mansour Abbas, Mahmoud Abbas and the ‘Abraham Effect’

Israel’s Ra’am Party head Mansour Abbas’s responsiveness to his Arab constituency opens a Pandora’s box for the leadership in Ramallah.Dan Diker & Khaled Abu Toameh, 23/04/2021 12:06
Mansour Abbas and his party have no place in Israel’s government

Mansour Abbas and his party have no place in Israel’s government

Behold the disasters that ensued when Islamists in the region were allowed to establish a foothold in Arab governments! Op-ed.Eric Ruskin, 22/04/2021 17:00
Netanyahu seeks Mansour Abbas' support again

Netanyahu seeks Mansour Abbas' support again

PM speaks with leaders of United Arab List, Meretz, Labor, and Blue and White about holding direct elections for prime minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/04/2021 21:05
Mansour Abbas and the Islamist Ra'am Party: Partners or Enemies?

Mansour Abbas and the Islamist Ra'am Party: Partners or Enemies?

We should know more about the views of the leader of the southern division of the Islamic Movement in Israel. Opinion. Alex Grobman, PhD, 20/04/2021 23:13
Political drama: United Arab List thwarts Likud proposal

Political drama: United Arab List thwarts Likud proposal

Netanyahu's opponents to control key committee despite Yamina agreement to support Likud proposal for its composition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/04/2021 19:03
Mansour Abbas does not rule out Bennett as PM

Mansour Abbas does not rule out Bennett as PM

United Arab List leader slams those who seek to boycott his party, says he does not reject any option.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/04/2021 15:29
Kingmaker Abbas and the impending downfall of Israeli Democracy

Kingmaker Abbas and the impending downfall of Israeli Democracy

Israel is not Finland or Puerto Rico. It does not have a cohesive, peaceful population,the key ingredients for a democracy to work. Op-ed.Avraham Shusteris, 15/04/2021 20:00
Mansour Abbas hospitalized

Mansour Abbas hospitalized

Ra'am chairman Mansour Abbas misses inauguration of the 24th Knesset after being hospitalized with kidney stone.Ben Ariel, 07/04/2021 06:04
Mansour Abbas: An opportunity for coexistence in the Holy Land

Mansour Abbas: An opportunity for coexistence in the Holy Land

United Arab List chairman delivers call for unity ahead of meeting with president, does not say who he will recommend for PM.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/04/2021 20:10