01.19.2017 | 21 Tevet, 5777
Hundreds of Palestinians call on Trump not to relocate US embassy
Report: Hezbollah claims IDF breached Lebanon border to install spy gear
Britain again breaks ranks with Europe — this time over Israel
‘More than just our homes were destroyed’
IDF chief Eisenkot undergoes successful prostate cancer surgery
Trump team plans 'announcement' on Israel embassy move
Jazz: Back to bassics
Top 10 things to do
State still has no solution for Amona families
Life stipend for Armon Hanatziv terrorist’s family
Israeli, Turkish generals meet for first time in years
Coalition refuses to vote on deportation bill
Art: From the mysterious to the macabre
Yellow-and-blue braces for visit from Red Star Belgrade
J’lem brought to grinding halt in St. Petersburg
Sinai Says: Retiring Rivkin’s legacy linked to future of rhythmic gymnastics in Israel
Hapoel has chance to take control of group
Leonardo DiCaprio showcases Israeli solar thermal plant on Instagram
Tech Talk: Israeli technology strong in TV industry
New device enables disabled people to summon their electric wheelchair
Weizmann Institute scientists ‘overhear’ viruses ‘conspiring’ to coordinate infections
Do Israeli coffee machines contain lead?
Ministry D-G: Country’s health system is starving
The West Bank has become Israel's garbage can
Greek energy developer: We are here to open the Israeli gas market
Drilling firm to pursue water, gas, oil projects
Hydroponic farm for refugees, foreign workers launches on Tel Aviv rooftop
My Word: The White House and the Big Top
Grapevine: Changing of the guard
Media Comment: Mozes exposes Israel’s media
Letters to the Editor: Readers weigh in on Trump and Obama
Blazing Tehran building collapses; 75 hurt, deaths feared
Outgoing US envoy says UN needs to 'push' Iran on arms embargo
Iranian duo's move to Bulgaria makes history in women's volleyball
Former soccer star placed on Egyptian terror list
Watch Live: Zarif discusses Iran's future foreign policy
House bill would target Iran's airline and test its nuclear deal
Rouhani: Trump's talk 'propaganda,' he can't cancel Iran nuclear deal
Report: Istanbul nightclub attacker says he was directed by ISIS
Families of Americans killed in ISIS attacks suing Twitter
8 Egyptian police killed in north Sinai attack
ISIS claims responsibility for Istanbul club attack
ADL urges US Jewish institutions to be alert following bomb threats
Columbia prof. says Israel advocates will 'infest' Trump administration
Australian mayor declines synagogue invitation, cites Israel’s ‘gross and illegal occupation’
Report: Ivanka Trump gets pass to travel on Shabbat for inauguration
Israel secures top-10 ranking in 2017 Bloomberg Innovation Index
Israeli device to prevent GPS disruptions hits the market
Ramat Gan start-up wows elderly with robot helper
LGBTQ activists stage dance protest outside Mike Pence's DC home
Watch: Invoking Netanyahu and Putin, Indian right-wing group hails Trump
Trump UN envoy pick slams settlements resolution as 'the ultimate low'
Watch Live: Biden addresses prestigious forum days before leaving office
Analysis: Clinton falls amid assault on establishment
Clinton concedes: 'We have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling'
Hillary Clinton and the glass ceiling: Cracked but intact
NY hassidic village loyal to Clinton despite Trump popularity among ultra-Orthodox
Trump reportedly picks friend of Jared Kushner to serve in administration
Trump calls UN 'sad,' days after Israeli settlements vote
Saddam Hussein's daughter touts Trump's 'political sensibility'
Dermer calls on Trump to move embassy to Jerusalem
This week in 60 seconds: Attack or accident?
Metro Grapevine: Top tips
Parashat Shmot: Yes you can!
Ask the Rabbi: May Jews serve in foreign armies?
Podcast: Three Ladies, Three Lattes
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
Destination:Unknown, TEDx most recent event will be held in Tel Aviv
Palestinian flag-waving fan arrested after accosting models Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner
Jewish comedian Chelsea Handler blames Kardashians for Trump election
Has actress Lindsay Lohan converted to Islam?
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
It’s time for wide
recognition of Palestine
Gotta have faith
Hemmed in from all sides
The challenges ahead
Art: Seeing between the lines
A voice from the past
Palmah vs Gandhi
to the limit
– and beyond
Employment population ratios
a survivor’s soul
Grapevine: Like clockwork
City Notes: TEDx takes Tel Aviv
Road to recovery – with the Stroke Club
A night for women – and men
Swings and roundabout jazz
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מַעַרְכוֹת בְּטִיחוּת אַקְטִיבִיוֹת
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Christians flock to Jordan River baptism site despite landmines
A poor, Catholic farmer's religious duty
The Roman Catholic Dutchwoman who hid Anne Frank and family
Accessible Garden and Pathways Inaugurated at ILAN Haifa
Russian-Speaking Journalist Deputation Visits Israel
Sierra Leone President Plants a Tree in the Grove of Nations
Celebrating 115 Years
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
Trump may be planning a more nuanced approach to the Middle East than what he offered on the campaign trail.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Several critics of the agreement believe its worst elements are disproportionately loaded at the beginning of the deal, which has passed, and at the very end.
Republican leadership on the Hill is waiting for Trump to take the lead.
The greatest question for the incoming administration is how they form a cohesive policy on Syria, which Trump views as a mess America should avoid.
US court ruling made on grounds that Tehran and Damascus provide financial backing to the Palestinian terrorist group, to which the attacker belonged.
By JULIE STEIGERWALD
Yadlin also said that it is “a moral and democratic injustice,” for Israel not to do more to help resolve the conflict in Syria.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
The information was revealed in a letter that was sent to Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit by MK Erel Margalit (Zionist Union).
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Rouhani charges that the Palestinians should take advantage of allegations that Israel does not seek peace to wage violence against the Jewish state.
"Today’s terrorists can kill innocent people, but they don't pose an existential threat to our nation."
Jewish groups welcome Dutch amendment to resolution.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
Christina Fernandez has faced several criminal charges since leaving office a year ago.
The four star general is the alleged source of information that was leaked to the press regarding a cyber attack on Iranian nuclear facilities in 2010.
In an exit memo, UN envoy also promoted the importance of the UN in ensuring the success of a nuclear deal between Iran and world powers.
“In Israel, criminal investigations are not opened due to baseless speculation that someone committed a crime.”
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Israel has a strong economic and security relationship with Azerbaijan, buying more than a quarter of its oil from the country.
By HERB KEINON
Stephen and Rosalyn Flatow successfully sued Iran for nearly $250 million in damages for daughter’s 1995 murder near Gaza.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
A senior Israeli official reportedly said that Netanyahu had already talked with national security advisors and plans are in the works.
What citizens of other countries are reading about the Middle East.
By COMPILED BY THE MEDIA LINE
By FAYE LEVY AND YAKIR LEVY
Everyone had been evacuated from the building, state TV said, but firefighters were still trying to control the blaze and police have cordoned off the area.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
Power: "Israel reported to the UN that Iran uses commercial flights to supply arms to Hezbollah. According to the Secretary General's report, Iran did not even deny these allegations."
"Hijab is a belief, it's a religion and that's not important when we're playing."
The bill seeks to impede Iran's suspected use of its civilian airline for military purposes, including in its involvement in the Syrian conflict.
"I am optimistic about the future of the nuclear deal... the deal is good for the United States but he doesn't understand," says Iranian president of Trump.
Any indication that the US backs the group's goal of regime change in Tehran would confirm suspicions among hard-liners in Iran that the US seeks the Iranian government's overthrow.
An unidentified UAV approaches the no-fly zone in Iran's capital on Monday and was fired at. Iranian sources claim it was not a military drone.
Trump, who will take office on Friday, has threatened to either scrap the agreement, which curbs Iran's nuclear program and lifts sanctions against it, or seek a better deal.
Rafsanjani, a pragmatist who favored liberal political and economic policies, died of a heart attack aged 82.
Saudi Arabia cancelled military aid last February when Beirut failed to join other Arab states in condemning attacks by Iranian demonstrators on Saudi missions in Iran.
Tehran threatened last month to retaliate against a US Senate vote to extend the Iran Sanctions Act (ISA), saying it violated the landmark agreement.
Rafsanjani's death ahead of May's presidential election was a blow to moderate president Hassan Rouhani.
The Iranian vessels came within 800 meters of the Mahan, which was escorting two other US military ships near the Strait of Hormuz.
The vote is a boost to Iran's military establishment - the regular army, the elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and defense ministry.
Rafsanjani, 82, died from a heart attack despite efforts by doctors to save him.
Iranian Interior Ministry denies claims.
Both Arash Sadeghi and his wife have been jailed by Islamic Republic.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
Activists and former political prisoners call for a democratic government in Tehran.
The US Treasury has granted export licenses to allow both deals to go ahead, a step required for both suppliers because of the heavy use of American parts in Boeing and Airbus jets.
This statement emerges after tensions regarding the nuclear pact arose as US President-elect Donald Trump repeatedly stated he would "scrap the deal."
“This administration has made clear that an extension of the Iran Sanctions Act, while unnecessary, is entirely consistent with our commitments in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).”
The year 2030, when ceiling on low-enriched uranium is lifted, could be critical.
Russian ministry also says it was disappointed by plans by the US to extend its Iran Sanctions Act by 10 years.
Trump’s foreign policy and defense nominations have been hardline on Iran, but once they take the reins, will they really try and void the nuclear accord with Tehran?
By YOSSI MELMAN
The announcement marked Iran's first concrete response to a US Congress decision last month to extend legislation making it easier for Washington to reimpose sanctions on Tehran.
Mohammad Zarif's strong statement makes waves as US President-elect Donald Trump continues to vocally oppose the nuclear agreement.
In an eyebrow-raising statement made to the British newspaper 'The Guardian,' Boris Johnson was quoted saying "you've got the Saudis, Iran, everybody... playing proxy wars."
Iranian president warns of unspecified repercussions if the US reneges on the accord.
The rulings are subject to appeal, and death sentences must go to the king for ratification.
By his own account, Iranian businessman Babak Zanjani helped circumvent sanctions by arranging billions of dollars of oil deals through a network of companies.
Says antisemitism in the United States is a "marginalized phenomenon."
US president-elect's pledge to scrap nuclear deal between Iran, world power may mean his administration will reimpose sanctions or at least interpret remaining ones more stringently.
The diplomatic thaw in swing between Washington and Tehran over the past two years looks in jeopardy with US President-elect Donald Trump taking office next month.
It passed the House of Representatives nearly unanimously in November, and congressional aides said they expected Obama would sign it when it reached his desk.
The Iranian embassy did not respond to requests for comment.
"It could lead to a weapons program inside of Iran that could lead other states in the region to embark on their own programs," says John Brennan.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,REUTERS
"The West is not obligated to the deal that some of our leaders signed on to," Khamenei said at a reception for Iran's new Navy officers on Sunday.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
"The current US government has breached the nuclear deal in many occasions," claims Iran's supreme leader.
UN Ambassador Danny Danon sent an urgent letter to the Security Council members in which he revealed the smuggling route from Iran's Revolutionary Guards to Hezbollah.
By DANA SOMBERG/MAARIV HASHAVUA
Figure represents a major increase in the reported death toll from just four months ago.
Dual British-Iranian national has been detained since early April and is accused by Iran's Revolutionary Guards of trying to overthrow the Iranian government.
Western governments and Israel accuse the Quds Force of arming various militant groups in the Middle East.
Government controlled media in Iran did not comment or acknowledge the arrests but Arab media outlets have been covering the story quite extensively.
By DANIEL J. ROTH
IAEA says Iran has slightly exceeded the 130-tonne soft limit on its stock of heavy water for a second time since the nuclear deal was put in place in January.
Officials in Moscow did not immediately respond to requests for comment on Russia's relations with Israel.
Renewal of the sanctions could pave the way for the US opting out of the Iran nuclear deal, which exchanged a nuclear rollback for sanctions relief.
Iran sees closer ties between Israel and Saudi Arabia as an attempt to undermine its influence in the region.
According to Russian and Iranian reports, Tehran is mulling a $10 billion arms deal with Moscow and has inked new deal with Beijing.
"Everyone sees they continue with rocket-testing and sending and assisting terrorists all over the region. So investors worry that due to Iran’s behavior, that the US will do something."
"Regardless, Iran’s breach of the heavy water stockpile limit underscores the need for greater transparency on implementation of the deal.”
Trump has a number of mechanisms at his disposal that would immediately pull the United States out of the deal.
"Of course Iran's options are not limited but our hope and our desire and our preference is for the full implementation of the nuclear agreement."
During his White House campaign, Trump expressed his opposition to the deal reached during the Obama administration.
The Islamic dictatorship requested fans of the national team to sing religious chants and wear black at a World Cup qualifier in October.
The supreme leader of Iran rejects to notion of further diplomatic talks with Washington in comments marking 1979 siege of the US embassy in Tehran.
A Clinton victory would be a reassuring signal to Europe.
Crowds of mostly young Iranians attended the march near the ancient city of Pasargadae in central province of Fars on Friday.
The Iran Sanctions Act, or ISA, which expires on Dec. 31, allows trade, energy, defense and banking industry sanctions over Iran's nuclear program and ballistic missile tests.
Prince Turki bin Saud al-Kabir was found guilty of shooting dead another Saudi national during a brawl and was executed after a royal order by King Salman.
The air force, comprised largely of US-made jets obtained before the 1979 revolution, is particularly weak compared to Iran's Gulf Arab rivals.
Prior to the agreement, mobile phones with American SIM cards could not receive any sort of signal in Iran and vice versa.
Golrokh Ebrahimi was convicted of "insulting Islamic sanctities" and "spreading propaganda against the system."
"Small technical mistakes, small failures in implementation can become big political issues that could have a large negative influence on the agreement."
The Iranian parliament also decided this week to boost funding for the Iranian military and Revolutionary Guards Corps to 5% of the state budget.
By DAVID M. WEINBERG
The very fact that Iran has succeeded time and again at pretending reformers exists is evidence of how well its narrative has influenced others.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
There are only militarists, theocrats, nationalists, extremists, the extreme right, the populist right, the fundamentalists, the Inquisition leaders, and floggers and executioners.
America remains the world’s most important trading partner and we can easily reintroduce sanctions against companies doing deals with Iran.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
With Mattis and Flynn at his side, Trump intends to bring down the Iranian regime as a first step toward securing an unconditional victory in the war against radical Islam.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
It doesn’t take a genius to recognize that the US had a plan to win the battle against Saddam Hussein in Iraq and no plan to win the peace.
By LARRY SNIDER
“They fear that the real estate magnate (Trump) does not see the extent to which Washington and the Arab Gulf states mutually benefit from the US-GCC alliances.”
By JACOB WIRTSCHAFTER/THE MEDIA LINE
"America claims it has more than 200 years of democracy, and they have had 50 presidential elections, but there is no morality in that country," Rouhani said in a speech.