Yuli Edelstein

Knesset Speaker Blasts Jordanian Counterpart for Praising Terror

TEL AVIV – Knesset Speaker MK Yuli Edelstein on Monday slammed his Jordanian counterpart for praising the Arab-Israeli terrorists who killed two police officers in Jerusalem, telling the Jordanian Speaker of the House to “shut up” if he didn’t have the gumption to condemn terrorism.

Cyprus' President Nicos Anastasiades (L) shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a press conference at the latter's Jerusalem office, on July 24, 2016. / AFP / EPA/POOL AND POOL / JIM HOLLANDER (Photo credit should read JIM HOLLANDER/AFP/Getty Images)

Israel, Greece, Cyprus Agree to Enhance Ties

The leaders of the Israeli, Greek and Cypriot parliaments signed a memorandum of understanding Thursday to increase cooperation and enhance ties between the three Mediterranean allies.

German Bundestag (lower house of parliament) President Norbert Lammert (top L) speaks during a special session at the Knesset, Israel's parliament, to mark 50 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations between Israel and Germany on June 24, 2015 in Jerusalem. AFP PHOTO/GALI TIBBON (Photo credit should read GALI TIBBON/AFP/Getty …

Knesset Eases Dress Code Rules After Protest

Israel’s parliament will ease its dress code rules, an official said Thursday, after staffers demonstrated when colleagues who wore skirts deemed too short were barred from entering the building.

Members of the Israeli Knesset guard carry the coffin of former Israeli president Shimon Peres at the Knesset, Israel's Parliament, in Jerusalem on September 29, 2016. The body of Shimon Peres was lying in state outside Israel's parliament as the world pays tribute to a statesman whose funeral is expected …

WATCH: Peres Casket Arrives in Knesset for Public to Say Goodbye

Shimon Peres’s casket was brought Thursday to the Knesset in Jerusalem, where thousands of Israelis are expected to pay their respects to the former president and prime minister, who died in the early hours of Wednesday morning.