Police to Summon MKs Odeh, Cassif and Tibi for Interrogation

Israel’s Attorney General’s Office on Thursday decided to authorize the police to summon Joint List MKs Ayman Odeh (Hadash), Ofer Cassif (Hadash) and Ahmad Tibi (Ta’al) for interrogation. Tibi and Cassif are suspected of “attacking police officers,” Odeh for calling on Arabs serving in Israel’s occupation forces to lay down their arms. MKs Tibi, Cassif…

Bill to Ban Palestinian Flags Gets Initial Knesset Approval

A controversial bill that outlaws the display of “enemy flags” (i.e., Palestinian flag) at state-funded institutions and universities passed a preliminary vote in the Knesset on Wednesday. While it was passed with 63 in favor and 16 against, the bill must pass three additional Knesset votes to become law, which isn’t expected to happen soon.…

MK Ayman Odeh: Bibi is a Red Line

The coalition rejoiced Monday evening after defeating two motions of no-confidence tabled by the opposition at the opening of the Knesset’s summer session. The first measure led by Likud failed 52-61, garnering support from the Left opposition’s Joint List. The second motion led by Shas, from which the Joint List was absent, was voted down…