Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan

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 …

Israeli Minister Warns Government At Risk Of Collapse

A key Israeli minister said Thursday that the government is at risk of collapsing if Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition is not enlarged soon. Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan’s comments came amid claims that talks have taken place between Netanyahu

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks together with German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrive to speak to the media at the Chancellery on October 21, 2015 in Berlin, Germany.