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Netanyahu: Arab vote has ‘tremendous potential’ for Likud
January 3, 2021
“I’ve produced four peace deals with Arab countries, and now you see Jews and Arabs hugging in Dubai. Why can't that happen here?” says Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Umm al-Fahm.
Israel’s Joint List outraged after member says ‘Arab parties not in left’s pocket’
November 25, 2020
“On social issues and matters of religion and state, I am on the right,” says Deputy Knesset Speaker and Ra’am Party leader Mansour Abbas.
Former Balad MK calls for ‘revolt against Israeli occupation’
November 19, 2020
“100,000 Palestinians can surround and cut off” a settlement, says former lawmaker Jamal Zahalka • Yamina MK Bezalel Smotrich calls for a criminal investigation.
Arab-Israeli MK tests positive for coronavirus as nationwide serological tests kick off
June 5, 2020
The news came as the country experienced an increase in new cases, particularly centered around school environments.
High Court overturns ban on Arab politician’s Knesset bid
February 10, 2020
Israel’s High Court of Justice votes 5-4 to overturn Central Elections Committee’s ruling to bar Balad candidate Heba Yazbak from March elections • Right-wing MKs say court ruling “rewards supporters of terrorism.”
September 23, 2019
Joint Arab List’s ‘historic’ recommendation of Gantz likely to land in history’s dust bin
The announcement is neither historic, influential, or practical. The 10 Arab Knesset members who went ahead and recommended Gantz over Netanyahu have no intention of joining a coalition led by either candidate.