Muslim Lawmaker Raises Azan In Israeli Parliament

JERUSALEM (AFP) A Muslim Lawmaker Raises Azan In Israeli Parliament to protest against a controversial bill limiting the number of calls to prayer from mosques.

Ahmad Tibi, a member of Israeli parliament, raised the Azan during his speech and said the proposed bill calling to limit Azan demonstrated the Israeli governments Islamophobia. Another Israeli-Arab politician, Taleb Abu Arar, also joined Tibi in the call to prayer.

Despite the noise and disruption from the other Israeli members, Ahmad Tibi completed the Azan in the parliament.