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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
Mansour Abbas in contact with left and right in coalition talks

Mansour Abbas in contact with left and right in coalition talks

United Arab List leader tells Turkish news his redlines are the wellbeing of Israel's Arab sector.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/03/2021 16:48
Mansour Abbas leaning towards supporting Netanyahu government from outside

Mansour Abbas leaning towards supporting Netanyahu government from outside

United Arab List chairman reportedly ready to support minority Likud government on condition Itamar Ben Gvir is not a minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/03/2021 20:55
The secret negotiations channel between Shas and United Arab List

The secret negotiations channel between Shas and United Arab List

United Arab List in talks with Shas, Likud, as well as with Yesh Atid, report says. UAL chief Mansour Abbas: 'We're not ruling anyone out.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/03/2021 11:25
Mansour Abbas' opportunity

Mansour Abbas' opportunity

United Arab List leader to argue it is time for an Arab party to participate in leading Israel, support Arab-Jewish cooperation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/03/2021 20:56
Gantz asks Mansour Abbas to recommend him for prime minister

Gantz asks Mansour Abbas to recommend him for prime minister

Blue and White leader seeks support for candidacy for PM despite winning only 8 seats.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/03/2021 19:40
Source: Likud in talks with United Arab List

Source: Likud in talks with United Arab List

Source in United Arab List reports party is in talks with Likud, as Yesh Atid chief works to garner highest number of supporters possible.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/03/2021 11:51
Arab faction leader meets with Lapid, issues demands for gov't

Arab faction leader meets with Lapid, issues demands for gov't

United Arab List chief meets with Lapid, demanding legalization of illegal Bedouin towns, freezing of law to combat illegal construction.Hezki Baruch, 28/03/2021 19:57
Likud fears anti-Netanyahu bloc will make Mansour Abbas Knesset speaker

Likud fears anti-Netanyahu bloc will make Mansour Abbas Knesset speaker

Associates of PM Netanyahu say he does not rule out working together with United Arab List.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/03/2021 22:49
MK Bitan: Working with Mansour Abbas won't hurt us

MK Bitan: Working with Mansour Abbas won't hurt us

Likud MK David Bitan says party must be prepared to compromise to prevent a fifth round of elections, including with United Arab List leaderArutz Sheva Staff, 24/03/2021 20:53
Report: Netanyahu looking to form minority govt. with Mansour Abbas

Report: Netanyahu looking to form minority govt. with Mansour Abbas

PM looking at ways to avoid 5th election, including minority government with support of United Arab List and bringing over New Hope MKs.Hezki Baruch, 24/03/2021 16:44
'Exit polls? The real results will show us passing threshold'

'Exit polls? The real results will show us passing threshold'

'Arab voting surged in last 2 hours of election, those are our voters.' United Arab List chief confident his party will pass threshold.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/03/2021 23:32
Mansour Abbas: We will decide where we are going after votes are counted

Mansour Abbas: We will decide where we are going after votes are counted

Ra'am chairman says he will agree to support Netanyahu's coalition under certain conditions.Elad Benari, 22/03/2021 03:36
Deri does not rule out coalition with Mansour Abbas, but 'would rather rely on our 61'

Deri does not rule out coalition with Mansour Abbas, but 'would rather rely on our 61'

Shas chairman: We must not trust any party that is not from the right-wing camp and the religious public.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/03/2021 03:13
Bennett: I will not lend a hand to a government headed by Lapid

Bennett: I will not lend a hand to a government headed by Lapid

Yamina chairman signs a document in which he commits not to sit in a government under Yair Lapid.Elad Benari, 22/03/2021 01:12
Smotrich: I am waiting for the day when Israeli Arabs will elect a different leadership

Smotrich: I am waiting for the day when Israeli Arabs will elect a different leadership

MK Smotrich: There is a Jewish religion of peace and tolerance. There is a religion of terrorism and that's what Mansour Abbas represents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/03/2021 06:34
Report: Lapid held secret meeting with Ra'am leader

Report: Lapid held secret meeting with Ra'am leader

The chairman of Yesh Atid met the chairman of Ra'am about five weeks ago, according to Channel 12 News.Ben Ariel, 17/03/2021 04:08
Ra'am expected to remain out of Knesset, Joint Arab List down to 8 seats

Ra'am expected to remain out of Knesset, Joint Arab List down to 8 seats

With 14 days left till Knesset elections, Israeli Arabs are expected to come out in lower numbers than previous rounds.ILTV, 09/03/2021 21:43
MK Mansour Abbas attacked during riots in Umm al-Fahm

MK Mansour Abbas attacked during riots in Umm al-Fahm

Thousands demonstrate against authorities' failure in dealing the violence and crime in Arab society.Elad Benari, Canada, 05/03/2021 20:16
'We are working to create alternative to Joint List'

'We are working to create alternative to Joint List'

Arab-Israeli activist says new generation interested in security, education - not meeting PA demands.i24NEWS, 27/01/2021 09:00
Mansour Abbas to leave Joint List, form new party

Mansour Abbas to leave Joint List, form new party

Ra'am leader expected to leave Joint Arab List following polls which show him doing well in an independent run.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/01/2021 15:54
Netanyahu reaches deal with MK Abbas to reduce regularizing of 'Young Settlements'

Netanyahu reaches deal with MK Abbas to reduce regularizing of 'Young Settlements'

PM , Ra'am party leader reach deal by which only 3 out of 70 'Young Settlements' will be regularize d in exchange for 3 Bedouin communitiesArutz Sheva Staff, 24/12/2020 15:34