Former TV news anchor set to become first Druze woman in Israel’s parliament

Gadeer Mreeh, a Druze women running on a ticket alongside former armed forces chief Benny Gantz, listens during an interview with Reuters at her home in her village of Daliyat al-Karmel, northern Israel March 6, 2019. Picture taken March 6, 2019. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

DALIYAT AL-KARMEL, Israel (Reuters) – With Israel’s election just over a month away, a Druze former television news anchor is poised to become the first woman from her Arabic-speaking minority to serve in the Israeli parliament. ‮Gadeer Mreeh‬, who is running for the centrist Blue and White party led by former armed forces chief Benny […]

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