Tag Archive for Ahmed Tibi

MK Regev blasts Arab MK Tibi in Knesset over ‘Nakba’ Bill


Israel’s Culture Minister clashes with Joint List bill to promote Nakba Day, reminding the Arab Knesset members, ‘You would not want to live anywhere else in the Middle East.’

By Arutz Sheva Staff


The Knesset plenum held a debate on the bill proposed by MK Ahmed Tibi (Joint Arab List) to hold an official memorial day in Israel for the Nakba (translated: ‘Catastrophe’), when the Arab nations failed in their attempt to destroy the nascent Jewish State in 1948.

Tibi and Regev clash at the Knesset- – Knesset TV

Culture Minister Miri Regev, who spoke in response to the bill on behalf of the government, slammed the Arab Knesset members and accused them of hypocrisy. Continue Reading »

Arab Parliamentarian Outraged Over Israel’s Plan to Deal With Jailed Hunger-Strikers


MK Ahmed Tibi (Joint Arab List) condemns decision to bring in foreign doctors that agree to force-feed hunger striking imprisoned terrorists, preventing ‘self-inflicted damage’ to their health.

By Arutz Sheva Staff


Senior officials in Israel intend to fly doctors from a foreign country to forcibly feed security prisoners who are currently engaged in a hunger strike and who, it is feared, could require hospitalization.

Channel 2 reported that the officials decided to “import” the foreign doctors in light of the refusal of the Israeli Medical Association to forcibly feed the hunger strikers. 850 prisoners are currently engaged in the hunger strike. Continue Reading »

PM Netanyahu’s plea to Israeli Arabs condemned by Israeli Arab Knesset Members


view videoThe Arab’s Joint List chairman MK Ayman Odeh was unimpressed with Prime Minister Netanyahu’s appeal to Israeli Arabs to take full part in Israeli society, calling it an unsuccessful “spin”.
– Watch video of Netanyahu urging Arabs to ‘take part in our society’

By Hezki Baruch


Arab Knesset members on Monday night blasted Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu after he released a video (below) urging Israeli Arabs to take full part in Israeli society.

Joint List chairman MK Ayman Odeh responded to the video and said, “I watched the video tonight and I asked myself whether this is the same person who tried desperately to prevent the economic plan for Arabs, who tried to add more conditions to the program so that it would not be implemented? Continue Reading »

Israel’s Deputy FM reveals Jerusalem’s secret ties with Indonesia to Arab MK Tibi


Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely tells Arab MK Tibi there is “continuous contact” between Israel & Indonesia, and because their FM blatantly violated a breach of diplomatic code, she wasn’t allowed to enter Israel.


Israel ahs unofficial diplomatic ties with Indonesia, Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely said, responding Wednesday to a parliamentary question from MK Ahmed Tibi (Joint List) about Israel denying Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi entry to the Palestinian Authority.

Israeli and Indonesian flags – Photo: ING IMAGE/ASAP

Israel barred Marsudi from visiting her Palestinian counterpart Riyad al-Malki in Ramallah and dedicating the first honorary Indonesian consulate in the Palestinian Authority Sunday, because she did not plan to meet with Israeli officials. Continue Reading »

View Clip: Palestinian MK Ahmed Tibi Goes Berserk at Knesset’s Podium

Radical Arab MK began screaming loosing his composure when the chairwoman MK Ruth Calderon politely told him his time was up.

By Gil Ronen


MK Ahmed Tibi (United Arab List) screamed at temporary Knesset plenum chairperson MK Ruth Calderon (Yesh Atid) Wednesday and accused her of insensitivity to Palestinian suffering, after she informed him that his time was up as he delivered a parliamentary motion.

MK Tibi in tirade after MK Calderon (Yesh Atid) tells him his time is up. - A7 Screenshot

MK Tibi in tirade after MK Calderon (Yesh Atid) tells him his time is up. – A7 Screenshot

The same Tibi who bemoaned the alleged insensitivity of his colleagues insisted last week that Hamas is not a terror organization, fifteen days after two Hamas terrorists kidnapped three Israeli teenagers and in the midst of a rain of rocket fire on Israel from the Hamas-enclave Gaza. Continue Reading »

Israel to permit hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners to be sedated for force-feeding

Palestinian Member of Israel’s Knesset who oppose the force-feeding bill calls it ‘immoral’ and ‘unethical.’

Jewish MK says, “Tibi wants pain & suffering, and I don’t. I don’t want them to suffer.”


Physicians will have the authority to sedate hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners to make it easier to force-feed them, the Public Security Ministry’s legal adviser said on Wednesday.

Palestinians pray by the separation barrier in Bethlehem on June 6, 2014.

Palestinians pray by the separation barrier in Bethlehem on June 6, 2014, during a demonstration in support of hunger-strikers. – Photo: AFP

Israeli Arab MK Ahmed Tibi protested the decision, calling it “a huge scandal.”

“This is a new piece of information, and I ask that the discussion be stopped immediately,” Tibi said.

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MK Feiglin: When I become Prime Minister, Tibi Will go to Prison

“You lied, you shamed the plenum, you acted like a man without respect. You were disrespectful towards this house and towards yourself,” Feiglin told Tibi.

By Elad Benari



MK Moshe Feiglin (Likud) on Wednesday confronted MK Ahmed Tibi (Ra’am-Ta’al) at the Knesset over his behavior during Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s visit earlier this week.

Feiglin got up during a Knesset debate, which Tibi was chairing in his capacity as Deputy Knesset Speaker, and told Tibi that his outburst during Harper’s speech had shamed the Knesset.

“You lied, you shamed the plenum, you acted like a man without respect. Continue Reading »

Arab MK Tibi Unmasked as Uncivilized Host and Liar



The Canadian delegation was shocked by the uncivilized behavior of loud-mouthed Israeli Arab member of Knesset, and worst of all, a blatant liar.

By Israel Today Staff



Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s visit is the gift that just keeps on giving.

Aside from his public and unwavering stance in support of Israel, and his refusal to be tricked into unfairly singling out the Jewish state for criticism, Harper’s visit has provided the backdrop for one or two amusing political episodes, as well.

Arab Knesset Member Ahmed Tibi, hater of all things “Zionist,”, expresses a ‘right’ not available to Palestinians in a dozen Muslim countries.

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Arab MK Tibi yells at Netanyahu & Harper During Speeches in Knesset

Netanyahu: “I haven’t found any Arabs who wish to leave the State. Quite the opposite; Arabs have been very upset at a proposal by Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman that would redraw Israel’s boundaries and include many Israeli Arabs in a Palestinian state.”

By David Lev


A particularly nasty debate broke out Monday evening between Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Arab MK Ahmed Tibi – as Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, who was visiting the Knesset, looked on. Tibi screamed at Netanyahu, who spoke in praise of Israeli democracy, and later walked out when Harper said the same when he spoke to MKs. Continue Reading »

A-G Weighing Legal Action Against MKs who Leaked Zygier Affair

The Attorney General reported that pre-planned statements are not protected under MKs’ immunity.

By Gil Ronen


Attorney General and Government Legal Advisor Yehuda Weinstein is considering a request by MK Miri Regev (Likud) to open a criminal investigation against MKs Ahmed Tibi (Raam-Taal), Zehava Galon (Meretz) and Dov Chenin (Hadash), who rendered ineffective a gag order on the Zygier affair by speaking about the affair in the Knesset plenum.

Once the MKs spoke about the affair in the plenum, where deliberations are broadcast live on the televised Knesset Channel, other Israeli news outlets felt free to report about it, too. Continue Reading »