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Meretz member backs unity with Labor, as left-wing party faces possible oblivion

Meretz MK Yair Golan said Thursday that he would support his party uniting with the fellow left-wing Labor party in order to secure a “strong Zionist left” in Israel, as…

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Rebel Ra’am, Meretz MKs bow out of parties after turbulent stints

Dissident coalition lawmakers Mazen Ghanaim (Ra’am) and Ghaida Rinawie Zoabi (Meretz) will both part ways with their parties before the upcoming Knesset elections, with Ghanaim leaving national politics altogether, the…

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Rebel Meretz MK: I have lost faith in the coalition leaders

Rebel Meretz MK Ghaida Rinawie Zoabi said Saturday she has completely “lost faith” in the leaders of the coalition and has no intention of saving the floundering government. Speaking to…

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Meretz activists to protest outside rebel MK’s home, call for her resignation

Meretz activists were due to protest Saturday evening outside the home of the left-wing party’s rebel MK Ghaida Rinawie Zoabi, calling on her to resign after she and another coalition…

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Meretz ups pressure on rebel MK to quit as she vows to again oppose key bill

Members of the left-wing Meretz party on Friday ramped up calls for rebel MK Ghaida Rinawie Zoabi to give up her Knesset seat after helping sink a key government-backed bill.…

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After helping sink key bill, rebel Meretz MK vows to do it again — reports

Meretz MK Ghaida Rinawie Zoabi, who voted earlier this week against a critical measure to renew the application of Israeli criminal and civil law to Israelis living in the West…

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Rebel Yamina, Meretz MKs said to oppose West Bank law renewal, possibly dooming it

Yamina MK Idit Silman and Meretz lawmaker Ghaida Rinawie Zoabi have reportedly decided not to vote with the coalition on key legislation to renew the application of Israeli criminal and…

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‘Is there an alternative?’: Rozin says Meretz has no option on settlement bill

Explaining the decision of the left-wing party Meretz to support a bill to renew the extension of civil and criminal law to Israelis living in the West Bank, in apparent…

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Meretz to back civil law for settlers bill, but coalition tensions said to persist

The left-wing Meretz party will back a bill extending Israeli legal protections for West Bank settlers that Justice Minister Gideon Sa’ar has threatened would be a test for the survivability of…

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Meretz reportedly lines up behind bill renewing Israeli civil rights for settlers

Move comes as party heads huddle over bill, which Ra'am is thought to be against, after justice minister warns of consequences if it does not pass

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