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Israel government closer to collapse after lawmaker quits
Middle East

Israel government closer to collapse after lawmaker quits

Israel’s fragile governing coalition appeared closer to collapse on Monday after reports that a lawmaker from Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s…
US lawmaker launches petition to reject Israel’s bid to join Visa Waiver Programme
Middle East

US lawmaker launches petition to reject Israel’s bid to join Visa Waiver Programme

US Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib is asking her House colleagues to sign a petition preventing Israel’s inclusion in the Visa Waiver Programme (VWP),…
Senior Israeli lawmaker warns of ‘religious war’ over Jerusalem moves
Middle East

Senior Israeli lawmaker warns of ‘religious war’ over Jerusalem moves

A senior Israeli lawmaker said, on Monday, the country risked a “religious war” after a court ruled in favour of…
Arab lawmaker returns to Israeli coalition after protest walkout
Middle East

Arab lawmaker returns to Israeli coalition after protest walkout

A lawmaker from Israel’s Arab minority said on Sunday she was returning to Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s coalition, restoring its…
Israel’s ruling coalition becomes minority after Arab lawmaker resigns 
Middle East

Israel’s ruling coalition becomes minority after Arab lawmaker resigns 

Israeli ruling coalition became a minority in the country’s Knesset yesterday after an Arab lawmaker resigned. Ghaida Rinawie Zoabi, an…
Kuwait slams Iraq lawmaker over military threats 
Middle East

Kuwait slams Iraq lawmaker over military threats 

Kuwait yesterday summoned the Iraqi ambassador to protest against recent remarks by a lawmaker who accused the Gulf state of…
Firebrand lawmaker questioned by police for pulling gun on Arab guards
Inside Israel

Firebrand lawmaker questioned by police for pulling gun on Arab guards

Religious Zionism MK Itamar Ben Gvir was questioned over an incident late last year in which he pulled out a…
How Islamist lawmaker Mansour Abbas has shaken up Israeli politics
Inside Israel

How Islamist lawmaker Mansour Abbas has shaken up Israeli politics

AP — Mansour Abbas broke a longstanding taboo when he led his Arab party, Ra’am, into Israel’s governing coalition last…
Police arrest suspects months after beard-cutting attack on Haredi lawmaker
Inside Israel

Police arrest suspects months after beard-cutting attack on Haredi lawmaker

The Israel Police said Wednesday that it had arrested two suspects over an attack against an ultra-Orthodox member of Knesset…
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