Can Israel’s Arab parties stick together despite infighting?

The Joint List is in turmoil and its infighting has gone public.

The complex agreement binding the Arab parties that make up the Joint List began is fraying at the edges, with a rotation of MKs put on hold.

Last week, Joint List lawmakers Osama Sa’adi and Abdullah Abu Marouf were supposed to resign and be replaced by two new MKs.

However, since MK Basel Ghattas (Balad) resigned from the Knesset earlier this year, after being convicted of smuggling cellphones and documents to Palestinian security prisoners, the Joint List is in turmoil over who should resign or not. Continue reading 


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