Plenum yet to vote on part of 'Zoabi bill,' but burden of proof for disqualifying candidates due to anti-Israel remarks or acts still falls on party involved.
Denies rumors of upcoming deal; hints that Zionist Union will back PM against 'bad' Iranian nuclear pact.
One bill would block offensive speech on Internet and another would prevent publication of names of soldiers under investigation for actions carried out in the line of duty.
The move will lighten the load of MKs who currently are forced to take part in too many parliamentary committees.
Yesh Atid chairman accuses Netanyahu of the greatest foreign policy failure in Israeli history; MK Zehava Galon also calls for investigation into poor U.S.-Israel ties, says 'nuclear deal should be given a chance.'
Joint Arab List MKs say Palestinian security detainees should not be punished for legitimate, nonviolent protest.
Sources say talks between Likud and Zionist Union have been underway for several weeks, but have gained momentum after Iran nuclear deal.
Prime minister calls on Zionist Union leader to join forces, says 'there is no coalition and opposition when it comes to existential issues.'
Vacating seats will allow a member of each coalition party to take their places in the plenum and ease parliamentary workload.
Uri Ariel intends to introduce far-reaching changes, in coordination with Bedouin heads.