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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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Bennett warns coalition will collapse within a week or two unless MKs end rebellion

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett warned Monday that his faltering coalition may collapse completely in a week or two if the growing number of renegade MKs within the ruling bloc don’t…

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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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Lapid warns rebel MKs ‘will pay a price’ as polls show Netanyahu strength

In a message to the coalition’s various rebellious lawmakers, Foreign Minister Yair Lapid warned on Friday that “anyone endangering this government from within should know they’ll pay a price.” In…

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Calls intensify for coalition MKs who torpedoed key bill to resign from Knesset

Renegade MKs who voted against a critical piece of legislation on Monday were facing intense pressure to resign Tuesday, as the coalition struggled to stay afloat and regain its ability…

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Lapid says MKs who can’t back coalition ‘should leave,’ after some torpedo key bill

The coalition was considering its next moves on Tuesday after two of its MKs voted against a critical piece of legislation the night before, helping defeat the bill and further…

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Two coalition MKs deliver blow to colleagues, defeating West Bank legal bill

Two coalition MKs voted on Monday night against a critical piece of legislation to renew the application of Israeli criminal and some civil law to Israelis in the West Bank,…

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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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Likud MKs back New Hope bill on bereaved siblings, after vow to always oppose gov’t

The Knesset passed a bill Wednesday to formalize the status of bereaved siblings and ensure they are properly afforded their rights, with opposition MKs also supporting the legislation despite a…

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MKs, Jerusalem Pride march organizer receive death threats referencing murdered teen

A day before the annual Pride March is set to take place in Jerusalem, a number of lawmakers and one of the organizers of the parade were sent death threats…

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