Interior Minister Aryeh Deri

Israel Nears Mass Deportations of Illegal Infiltrators

The Knesset on Monday voted to extend tough restrictions on illegal migrants and shutter the Holot detention facilities in southern Israel in three months’ time, underlining the government’s commitment to planned mass deportations of African migrants to Rwanda and Uganda.

African illegal migrants carry their belongings following their release from the Holot Detention Centre in Israel's Negev desert, on August 25, 2015. Israel began releasing hundreds of African migrants from the detention centre after a court order, but the asylum-seekers were barred from entering two cities. A recent court decision …

Israel Revokes Residency of Palestinians Accused of Deadly Attacks

Israel’s Interior Minister Aryeh Deri said Thursday he has revoked the permanent residency permits of four Palestinians from east Jerusalem who allegedly killed Israelis in Jerusalem in recent attacks. The rare move is yet another Israeli attempt to stem the

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