07.31.2016 | 25 Tammuz, 5776
Hezbollah releases new footage from ambush op that sparked 2006 war
Red Cross to cut visits to Palestinian prisoners
Abbas and Kerry meet in Paris
Palestinian Authority President making laws by decree, highlighting problems
Nina Amir and Gil Cohen
Security forces arrest Abbas guard
Senior Israeli official to Washington for final stages of defense deal talks
Comment: Cracking down on the Jewish settler hilltop youth
FIFA being petitioned to ban settlement teams from Israeli soccer
The Searchers still on ‘needles and pins’
Remembering Satyajit Ray
Idan Raichel sheds a few layers
Israeli art: Upgrading our presence of mind
Dorozhon facing Olympic moment of truth
Mac TA, Beitar J’lem close in on playoffs
Push for FIFA to eliminate settler teams from Israeli soccer leagues
Chinese group buys Israeli gaming company Playtika for $4.4 billion
As temperatures rise, flowers emit less scent
The sickly School Health Service
Revolutionary artificial material fits body like a glove
Health Ministry launches plan to eradicate hepatitis C
Attempt to stop beachside development plan heads to High Court
Delek makes bid for exploration license south of Cyprus
Economic committee chairman calls for guidelines to protect animals during live shipments
Nation’s cleanest beaches named
The DNC hackers and their backers
ISIS – the terrible twos
Jerusalem Post Letters to the Editor: Guilty party
Report: Assad and Putin held secret meeting, discussed Israel
Ex-Saudi general issues scathing critique of Palestinian terror groups
For first time during Syria war, Israel opens border for humanitarian aid
Entire region concerned about ‘day after’ Iran deal expires
Iran destroys 100,000 satellite dishes in morality-driven crackdown
Iran left with no choice but to confront the US, official warns
Iranian Kurdish leader to ‘Post’: Iran regime is a common enemy
Jihadis call on 'lone wolf' terrorists to attack Israeli athletes at Rio Olympics
Report: ISIS operating sleeper cells in Lebanese refugee camps
One mile from ISIS feels safer than France or Turkey to Kurdish peshmerga
ISIS claims responsibility for Nice attack
Waking up in Santa Monica
Second-generation Holocaust survivor awaiting relief after winning court battle over property
Dennis Ross urges end to Pollard curfew
Israel slams German university for claim it harvests Palestinian organs
eBay, Israel Post join forces to boost online selling
Not just fun and games: Seeking tech behind video games
Healthcare hackathon organizers seek to be ‘light unto others’
Trump attacks criticism by father of fallen Muslim-American soldier
In historic nomination, Clinton vows to protect Israel and enforce Iran deal
Israel reiterates support for a two-state solution amid GOP shift
Israeli ambassador Dermer credits Clinton for 2012 Gaza ceasefire
Grapevine: A time to mourn
Grapevine: Paths of Jewish Lithuania
This week in 60 seconds: The IDF gets its man
Making a difference as proud Israelis
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Empowering women globally
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The word of a woman
The outpost on Oliphant Street
Dark years on the Côte d’Azur
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The public broadcasting service:
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Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs
The untapped power of youth
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‘The Simpsons,’ for a change
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Pope's trip to Poland overshadowed by killing of French priest
Israel’s blessing to the world
Remembering the 'Exodus'
Tzvika Kaplan Scenic Lookout Inaugurated on Mount Carmel
Looking for IMI, the Blue Box's “Little Sister”- Can you help?
President of Paraguay Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Honoring Holocaust Rescuer Belgian Prince with a Tree in Israel
Perth and Merhav Am, Different but the Same
Canadian Young Professionals Visit Gaza Border Communities
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
Planning a Sustainable Future through Water Sensitive Cities
Burnt Trees and Charred Earth in Jerusalem’s Arazim Valley
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
KKL-JNF holds its 6th Latin American Leadership Conference
Andrew Viterbi at a KKL-JNF Milan Gala Event
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
Peonies and Pineapples in the Negev Desert
An Interview with Israel Prize Winner Prof. Yossi Katz
Arava Open Day 2016
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
We will win but how long will it take? Including Bibi's Building Bluff
Is a Jewish safe haven possible in the Diaspora; is America the “exception”?
Potentially Misleading Statistics on Global Terrorism
Still Looking for Israel at Harvard
Israeli delegation met with Egyptian officials in Cairo in attempt to prevent discussion of resolution.
By YOSSI MELMAN
Thousands of worshipers to ascend Temple Mount.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and US Secretary of State John Kerry will meet on Sunday for yet another round of intensive talks.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Jerusalem only district with increased construction, showing a 12.7% rise over the previous year.
By NIV ELIS
Governments are straining to save their financial systems and shore up their banks, and they are managing to do so – at least in the short term and at great cost.
By PINCHAS LANDAU
Peres and Amano spent a considerable amount of time discussing the IAEA’s role as a leading professional organization in blocking Iran’s nuclear ambitions.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Will Iran’s tenacious defiance finally triumph over the pusillanimity of the US administration?
By NEVILLE TELLER
Internal medicine wards are usually populated by the elderly, as they suffer from more complex chronic conditions.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
"Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini will issue a joint statement to declare that Iran has met its end of the bargain."
Statement is departure from past US characterizations of the controversial site, which has been shut off to international nuclear inspectors since 2006.
If Vienna talks yield a deal, it will be up to the IAEA task force to verify that Iran is upholding its terms, and if there is no deal it will have to warn the world if Tehran is producing a bomb.
P5+1 proposes mechanism to ensure access to sensitive Iran sites.
White House reportedly considering a suspension of sanctions on Iran's ballistic missile work.
Israel continues to ready itself for the stark reality at the end of the Iran nuclear talks.
The International Atomic Energy Agency is investigating allegations of explosives tests and other activity by Iran.
Iran's Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani says deal could help build confidence between Iran and other countries fighting ISIS.
Head of Israel's Atomic Energy Commission rejects Iran's "diplomatic vocabulary" at the conference.
Labor leader and Shadow Foreign Secretary Douglas Alexander stated amid loud applause that he regarded statehood for the Palestinians not as a gift to be given, “but as a right to be recognized.”
By JERRY LEWIS
After Obama offers up 300 Americans to help coordinate the fight against ISIS, the Iranian supreme leader says intervention in Iraq is unnecessary.
Director General: Agency is analyzing information provided by Iran, will provide assessment after "acquiring a good understanding of the whole picture."
Iran will not be ready to address concerns about nuclear activities until the UN has access to a location at the Parchin base southeast of Tehran.
The IAEA report made clear that Iran so far is undertaking the agreed steps to curb its nuclear program.
Negotiations resume in Vienna as UN report identifies Iranian efforts to circumvent sanctions regime.
Israeli official says comments "should serve as a wake-up call to anyone who has any doubt about the duplicity of the Iranian regime.
By HERB KEINON
IAEA says Tehran is reducing its most proliferation-prone nuclear stockpile as required by interim deal with world powers.
Report - to have been prepared last year - would almost certainly have angered Iran and complicated efforts to reach nuclear deal.
During weekend talks, IAEA inspectors hope to start addressing long-held suspicions that Iran has worked on developing atom bomb.
Obama made a plea for time to explore diplomacy in his annual State of the Union address on Tuesday night.
By Michael Wilner
Delay in construction of plant, which is supposed to convert enriched uranium to harmless powder, preventing implementation of nuke deal.
IAEA is likely to need more inspectors in Iran and is also examining whether to set up a small, temporary office there.
As technical talks with Tehran are set to resume in Geneva, Iranian foreign minister says nuclear program will continue; no sanctions will be eased until a nuclear agreement is implemented, says Western diplomat.
By MICHAEL WILNER IN WASHINGTON, JPOST.COM STAFF
Experts from both sides meet for the first time in Vienna to start working on the recently signed deal; On the agenda: Date for stopping the sensitive nuclear activity and sanctions relief.
Iranian deputy FM warns deal not legally binding and Iran has right to undo it if world powers fail to hold up their end of the bargain.
In anticipation of sanctions relief, Russian oil giant expresses interest in resuming ties, India pushes Iranian port project.
IAEA director-general Amano says agency might need more funding for verification work.
Access granted to IAEA will give immediate indication of seriousness with which Tehran takes the deal, says proliferation expert.
By HENRY ROME
Following halt in uranium enrichment from late August to early November, Tehran resumed conversion at faster pace.
Yukiya Amano says UN nuclear watchdog will issue latest quarterly report on Tehran's nuclear ambitions in coming days.
Islamic Republic to open up Arak heavy water site and Gachin uranium mine to IAEA inspectors; move comes as UN nuclear chief visits Tehran.
IAEA seeks breakthrough that will facilitate long-stalled investigation into suspected nuclear arms research.
Israeli and longtime New York-resident bassist Barak Mori gets to strut his stuff at the Red Sea Jazz Festival in Eilat.
By BARRY DAVIS
John Brennan likely told Israeli officials that intelligence monitoring is sufficient to track possible military dimensions of Tehran's program, according to MEMRI report.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
It is Herzi Halevy's first US trip since being appointed in September.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
The US and Israel sharply criticized Argentina at the time.
By Mati WAGNER
Arab states had submitted the non-binding text which called on Israel to join a global anti-nuclear weapons pact
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,REUTERS
The ambiguities in the Iran deal must be scrutinized by the only forum that is conducting a serious review of this flawed deal: the US Congress.
By EMILY B. LANDAU
The stumbling blocks in the way of a final Iran nuclear agreement are not as big as they seem.
With the ball firmly in Tehran’s court, after the extension of nuclear talks, the question is whether Iran’s supreme leader will give his negotiators the flexibility needed to conclude a deal.
By YOSSI MELMAN,Ilan Evyatar
President Hassan Rouhani has never lost sight of the goal of pushing
forward Iran’s option for military nuclear capability.
Iranian President Rouhani voices hope that sanctions would be removed in January, "delivering one of the electoral promises of the government" before polls open on February 26.
Within hours of the IAEA vote, UN officials warned that Iran may have violated a separate set of international laws by conducting yet more ballistic missile tests.
The IAEA’s latest report on Iran is unlikely to hinder implementation of July’s nuclear deal
According to IAEA report, Iran's stockpile of low-enriched uranium has increased in the past 3 months; senior diplomat says increase is normal fluctuation.
IAEA to provide assessment of Iran's activities by end of the year.
"Significant progress" in IAEA inquiry, agency's Amano says.
"This is a very unusual verification approach, which has no reason to be confidential unless a very special reason - proprietary, economic or security - calls for it," expert says.
After vote, Netanyahu says he had called 30 world leaders and convinced them to reject proposal given the situation in the Mideast, especially Iran's efforts to obtain a nuclear weapon.
Iran will not receive additional sanctions relief until UN watchdog satisfied with its investigation of site; Biden to meet Jewish leaders in Miami next week.
UN nuclear watchdog requests additional funds for Iran deal enforcement.
Dore Gold says Iranians have been pouring asphalt there to make it more difficult to take ground samples and prove previous nuclear activity.
By HERB KEINON,MICHAEL WILNER
Bloomberg reports that US intel officials briefed lawmakers on findings.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Nothing in the 150 pages of the Vienna accord will convince the unconvinced. The debate long ago became an ideological confrontation.
Iran nuclear talks approach endgame, negotiators push on sticking points.
No "breakthrough moment," UK says as two-year diplomatic effort enters its endgame.
Iran's supreme leader specifically rejects limits on Tehran's research and development into nuclear technology that would last a decade or more.
Iran's deputy FM reiterates that Tehran will not permit inspectors access to the country's nuclear scientists, according to local media report.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
IAEA chief Amano says emerging deal would help UN atomic watchdog to better monitor Iran's nuclear program.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
IAEA chief Amano says Iran yet to clarify issues relating to explosives tests and other measures that might have been used for bomb research.
Confidential IAEA reports says Tehran continues to withhold full cooperation in 2 areas of investigation that it was supposed to have given by August last year.
Obama promises more aid, loan guarantees to Jordan.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON,REUTERS
The New York Times quotes Yukiya Amano, chief of the UN nuclear watchdog the IAEA, as saying that Iranian cooperation has not been forthcoming.
By MICHAEL WILNER,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Iranian news report interviews cheif of Iranian Atomic Energy Organization who says Iran has complied with the intrusive IAEA inspections.
Bilateral US-Iran talks to resume Thursday in Geneva; Steinitz says options under discussion qualify as ‘bad deal.’
By MICHAEL WILNER,LAHAV HARKOV
IAEA report: Iran diluted 75 percent of its stockpile of 20 percent enriched uranium; State Department says Tehran meeting commitments.
By MICHAEL WILNER,REUTERS
Details on dilution will be confirmed this week in IAEA report; enriching uranium to this point constitutes the hardest part of the process toward the production of nuclear bombs.
Saudi Interior Ministry also lists Nusra Front and the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, whose fighters are battling Syrian President Assad.
Strategic Affairs Minister Yuval Steinitz says IAEA should not withhold information for diplomatic reasons.
Report notes Tehran is converting some of uranium reserve into oxide for producing reactor fuel, less suitable for bombs.
By Michael Wilner/REUTERS
Moscow, Tehran say moves against companies who evaded sanctions violates spirit of interim nuclear accord.
Expert-level talks over Iran deal hit snag in Vienna after new measures; Russia echoes Iranian criticism.
Netanyahu is "not impressed" with the report, says Iran already has all it needs to produce a nuclear bomb.
Yukiya Amano says Iran still has "a lot to do" to complete possible plutonium-producing Arak reactor.
FM Zarif says framework deal possible, but no disaster if there was further delay; Fabius: Nuclear talks can't last forever.
By REUTERS, JPOST.COM STAFF
The bill increases the minimum amount of time in prison before someone serving a life sentence can turn to the parole board from seven years to 15.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Regrettably, the IAEA ignored serious elements of IAEA director Yukiya Amano’s final report on Iran’s nuclear program.
By KENNETH BANDLER
The Iranian regime sees Israel as its arch-enemy, and even if its leaders have toned down their rhetoric in the past year or so, they clearly oppose the existence of the Jewish state.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
It would be imprudent not to assume that Iran already has a working nuclear explosive mechanism design, received from Pakistan, the same way Libya did.
By EPHRAIM ASCULAI
It is most unfortunate that the politicians, in their haste to conclude an agreement, gave up on the most basic of professional principles, thus paving the road for shortcuts.
With all the claims, counter- claims, denials and explanations, one thing becomes certain: Iran will have a role in inspecting itself. It almost does not matter what this role will be.
The Iran deal is a total and stunning victory for Tehran, and no amount of window dressing will hide this fact.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
With regard to “Senior US official: IAEA will get the access it needs” (June 30), I am appalled by the comment of “a senior Obama administration official.”
We may never know what exactly happened Sunday night at Parchin, but we certainly know that it will take hundreds more mysterious explosions to prevent Iran from getting the bomb.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
Elul, the month of forgiveness and reconciliation, is just around the corner, and I have a confession to make.
By BARRY SCHLESINGER
The forces that pretended to promote peace were too weak and undecided, and surrendered with unsuppressed satisfaction – both Mr. Netanyahu and Mr. Abbas.
By URI SAVIR
Jewish community councils across the country need to get much more involved in an issue with the potential to harm all minorities.
By DOUGLAS BLOOMFIELD
If the Israeli government concludes that negotiations with the Palestinians are doomed to fail, it should abandon bilateral negotiations.
By JONATHAN ROSEN
Iran has yet to make its first big concession to prove to the world that it is trustworthy. Failure to do this could doom the whole negotiation process.
Mac TA defeats Petah Tikva for 12th victory in 13 matches to increase margin over Beersheba to nine points.
By ALLON SINAI