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170 Druze Men Arrested at Israel Border Heading to Syria

Israeli authorities notified the group before they departed that travel to Syria was illegal; the arrests came after months of investigation.

Druze MDA Volunteers Collected Thousands of Food Items for Needy Families

Many Druze Israelis who recognized the importance of donations for the needy bought food that was handed to the volunteers.

MDA First Female Druze Medi-Cyclist to Serve Golan Height Community

"In my community, they have a difficult time with the fact that a woman would ride a motorcycle or drive an ambulance, and treat patients at all hours of the day."

First Druze Pilot in IAF History Set to Graduate

"This is a moment and an historic achievement for our village and for the entire (Druze) community.”

Likud MK Supports Judge Melcer’s Call to Investigate False Poll Results in Arab Villages

"Around 7 PM, when we had about 40% of the voters, one committee member came up to me and suggested they double the money I receive for this day, and in return I would allow them to share the votes of those who hadn't voted."

Bank of Israel Chief Inaugurates Tech Institute for Young Druze

"The successful integration of young people from the community in the labor market is a natural step that will benefit not only the community, but also the entire Israeli economy."

Latest Poll: ‘Gantz Effect’ Consolidates the Right, Destroys the Left

Almost two months before the elections – advantage Bibi.

Report: Police Investigating Israel’s First Druze Minister

"It's a shame that we continue to deal with trifles instead of my many achievements as communications minister in the Israeli government."

Israeli Minorities Praise Jewish State at International Human Rights Day Conference

Kazim Khalilieh, who presents pro-Israel lectures around the world, discussed the difficulties of advocating for Israel as a member of the Muslim community.

Parks Authority, Police, Arrest Druze Who Slaughtered 44 Protected Partridges for Meat

Border Police forces and inspectors of the Israel Nature and National Parks Authority conducted a search of the home of the suspect in Yarka, and found 44 protected partridges slaughtered and packed in a freezer.

40 Arab Doctors, Interns, Pharmacists Arrested over Forged Diplomas

Using these fraudulent documents to apply to the Israeli health ministry, the suspects received licenses to engage in the medical professions in Israel, police said.

Quneitra Crossing Officially Reopens for Business

Members of UNDOF used the crossing primarily for moving between the two countries; which is how it will be used now.

Quneitra Crossing to Reopen Monday

U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley warned that all parties “must abide by the 1974 agreement and keep any military forces other than UN peacekeepers out of the area.”

Israel’s Supreme Court Reduces Sentence for Druze Spy

In August 2012, Makat was released from prison after serving 27 years for previous security offenses.

New Bill Offers Tax Deduction to Minority Towns Whose Sons Serve in the IDF

"Israel is and will remain a Jewish state, but we cannot forget the minorities who have tied their fates to the state's."

Netanyahu Convenes Second Meeting of New Ministerial Committee on Druze, Circassians and Minority Security...

The committee was established last week by a decision taken in the weekly government cabinet meeting.

Report: NIF, EU, UN Drive Ferocious Campaign to Quash Israel’s Nationality Law

The Struggle Headquarters propaganda maliciously misrepresents the law, using a false comparison between two Border Guard officers, one a Jew, the other a Druze.

Netanyahu at Cabinet Meeting: Israel is the National State of the Jewish People, Exclusively

Individual rights, Netanyahu said, are anchored in many of the state's laws, but not Jewish national rights.
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Netanyahu Cuts Short Reconciliation Meeting with Druze Leadership

Netanyahu said he would not continue to meet with someone who called Israel an Apartheid state.

Druze General Taking Ride on Nationality Law: Netanyahu’s Offer Humiliating

In March 2017, Asad was arrested together with 12 others on suspicion of conspiring to commit a crime, money laundering, fraud and breach of trust.

IDF Suspends Druze Officer After Public Protest Against Nation-State Law

Somehow Israel's minority populations have been led to believe their rights have been or will be abrogated by the passage of this basic law.

Early Survey Shows Modest Majority of Israeli Jews Supporting Nationality Law

Not surprisingly, a full 84% of the Arab public thinks there was no need to legislate the Nationality Law.

An Israeli Druze Ignores his Community’s Dependence on a Strong Jewish State

"This morning when I got up to go to my base, I asked myself [...] why must I serve the State of Israel, the state which I and both my brothers and my fathers served [...] and in the end what are we? Second class citizens."

Kahlon, Bennett, Regret Parts of Nationality Law, Promise Amendments

"There is a specific flaw in the law concerning our Druze brothers which must be rectified, but the law itself is essential and will remain in place."

Death Threats Against Druze Minister for Supporting Nationality Law

Three Druze MKs, two of them members of the coalition, petitioned the High Court of Justice against the Nationality Law.

Real Madrid FC Joins Hundreds who Honor Slain Druze Border Policemen

Stawi's family decided to honor Hail's memory by holding an annual race, The Ramos Race, named after Hail's son who was only three weeks old at the time of the attack.

Jewish-Owned Chelsea Football Club, WJC, Launch ‘Red Card for Hate’

The competition will expand to Germany and France for a following round next year, in response to high-demand from soccer clubs across Europe.

Preference for IDF Veterans in Civil Service Hiring Bill Passes Preliminary Knesset Vote

MK Esawi Frej (Meretz) suggested that "if this proposal is passed, every job for the Arab sector will go to the Druze."

Druze Officer to Replace Yoav Mordechai as Gov’t Coordinator in Judea and Samaria

Kamil Abu Rokon is currently the head of the Israeli Border Authority.

Tensions Rising on Israel’s Northern Border with Syria

The targeted outpost is located near the Druze village of Hader, in southern Syria.

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