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Knesset speaker removes recognition of Armenian Genocide from agenda, sparking left-wing criticism

The vote, originally scheduled for Tuesday, was quietly pulled from the agenda by the office of the Knesset speaker. His spokesperson is on the...

Amid rift with Turkey, Knesset to vote on recognition of Armenian Genocide

The bill is likely to gain support from the coalition in light of the current rift between Israel and Turkey.

European diplomats to skip Jerusalem US embassy opening

Many European ambassadors to Israel said they will not attend next week's opening of the new US embassy in Jerusalem. ...

Meretz leader calls to revoke participation of Honduran president at independence ceremony

Meretz Chairwoman Tamar Zandberg has called on Israel’s Culture Ministry to rescind its invitation of the Honduran president to Israel’s annual torch-lighting ceremony due...

Backlash after Gafni’s controversial Sabbath enforcement statements

Israeli politicians denounced statements made by ultra-Orthodox MK Moshe Gafni in recordings that were made public on Monday, during which he is heard saying...

Netanyahu rejects accusations of missing peace opportunities

During a Monday Knesset assembly organized by the opposition, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced criticism as MKs accused him of “spending his days...

Meretz Chairwoman responds to claims that her left-wing party is not Zionist

After Israeli newspaper Makor Rishon claimed that the Israeli left-wing party, Meretz, was no longer officially ZIonist, Meretz Chairwoman Zehava Gal-On called it a...

Meretz leader MK Zahava Galon resigns from Knesset

Meretz leader MK Zahava Galon is resigning from the Knesset after 16 years of service, but will continue to lead her party and fight...

Supreme Court dismisses petition to operate public transport on Shabbat

The Justices sided with the state's position that operating public transportation on Shabbat was "unnecessary."

Palestinian Authority President slams Trump administration’s negotiating capabilities

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas met in Ramallah with Israel’s Meretz party and slammed the US government. Abbas said that there is chaos within...