The Israeli government Sunday, unanimously voted in favour of a new bill, which allows authorities to detain asylum seekers for up to 20 months in an "open-prison", official sources said.
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper was shouted down by Arab lawmakers at the Israeli Knesset on Monday in a speech which won him a standing ovation from Jewish MPs.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu`s ruling coalition has tabled a motion to dissolve Parliament.
A lawmaker made a splash in Israel`s parliament on Monday by dousing an Arab lawmaker with a glass of water.
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