05.03.2016 | 25 Nisan, 5776
Palestinian assailant rams car into three Israelis in West Bank
Houthi leader: Israel participating in the aggression against Yemen
Palestinian minor convicted in murder of Dafna Meir
Security forces demolish house of terrorist involved in Henkin murder
Ringleader of group which killed Palestinian teen gets life in prison
Netanyahu touts quiet on Gaza border; hours later Palestinians fire on IDF patrol
The Jerusalem Post's top 5 stories of May 3
Survey: Israeli Jews think Israel is a bad place to grow old
Hamas says its ties with UK Labor's Corbyn 'painful hit for the Zionists'
Rivlin meets with winners of arts prize
Gold to visit Germany amid reports of strain in ties
Report: Deri probe expands to financial matters
TheaterNetto winners named
Meet Steven Wilson, the anti-Roger Waters
This month’s Docaviv Film Festival to focus on the ‘New World Disorder’
Children’s Theater Festival 2016 winners
Jewish-Argentine takes first ATP title in Turkey
Kings the latest team to have Blatt on coaching radar
Beersheba escapes Bloomfield still in first
David Blatt being considered for Sacramento Kings head coaching position
No Holds Barred: Sykes-Picot is dead, long live Israel!
Reshape the Middle East today to prevent the ISIS of tomorrow
The Holocaust: Many villains, few heroes
Nusra Front rips out heart of rival faction fighter executed on the battlefield
VIDEO: ISIS child jihadists sing in French - 'Your blood will flow'
Saudi cleric: 'Homosexuality not a deviation from Islam, should not be punished'
Pentagon on alert after names of American generals appear on ISIS 'hit-list'
Khamenei's bodyguard reportedly killed in Syria
VIDEO: Iran urges young boys to take up arms in Syria, 'reach Jerusalem'
Terror victims' kin have no right to sue Iran in US courts, Zarif says
Fragile economy forces Iran's top leaders to form alliance
Terrorism in the tropics: ISIS turning to recruitment in the Caribbean
ISIS leader's ex-wife: Baghdadi used to be 'a normal family man'
From petrol to pesco: ISIS turns to 'non-traditional' terror funding
Ted Cruz's father was with Oswald before JFK assassination, Trump says
UK Jews blamed again - this time for Leicester winning EPL title
Analysis: The upside of the British Labor Party’s anti-Semitism furor
Conservative Jewry nullifies all discriminatory laws against non-Jews
Teen injured in J’lem bus attack regains consciousness in Hadassah trauma unit
HU student recovers after being treated for snakebite on Golan
Beersheba babies hospitalized at Soroka with rare infection
Bank Hapoalim to distribute Israeli flags for Independence Day
NEW WORLDS: Cyanobacteria’s automatic sunshade
Country feels heat, wildfires break out in Jerusalem, Galilee
Something strange in the air at Haifa Earth Day
Nation celebrates spring festival at natural wonders
‘Israel needs to invest in Negev, Galilee for future population hike’
Australian tells BBC he created bitcoin, but some skeptical
Tech Talk: Start in Germany
In 5 years, driverless cars based on Israel's Mobileye tech
TECH TALK: Women's Empowerment
'Ban anyone from Middle East - but not Israelis,' says US Senate candidate
Journalist hit with anti-Semitic hate mail after profile on Trump's wife
US Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate
Trump on foreign policy: Iran deal allowed it to become a 'great power' at Israel's expense
Spot the Jew: The annual Met Gala
Beyond the Seder table: Manischewitz wine popular among Asian Americans
What can you see in this red circle?
The banned behind: Bar Refaeli's new commercial censored for inappropriate content
Briefing: The Democratic showdown on Israel
Podcast: Is Bibi the worst option except all the rest?
Briefing: Bernie Sanders, Monica Lewinsky, and an uneventful cyber attack
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Peace train building up steam
Hezbollah at a crossroad
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Necessary Stories: Grasping at the void
Trees for grandchildren
Bellicose culture mogul
In the heart of Africa
Veterans: Comic timing
Books: Seeing God’s face
Books: Between tribalism and universalism
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A musical journey back to the Holy Temple
Hello, goodbye Jerusalem
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Palestinian Christians slam PA for refusal to recognize Easter
Orthodox Christians mark Palm Sunday at Jerusalem church
Israeli brewery resurrects beer recipe from time of Jesus
Eurovision Contestants Plant Trees in Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
Cornerstone Ceremony for ANZAC Museum in Beersheba
The 19th Walk for Water: Touring the Desert, Loving Israel
A Tree Avenue for the Mashabim Air Force Base in the Negev
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Italy-Israel Friendship Tree Planted in Italian Ambassador’s Garden
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
UN World Water Day 2016: Better Water, Better Jobs
International Forest Day 2016: Saying Thank You to the Trees
US Forestry Service Shares Remote Sensing Tech with Israel
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First-Ever Birthright Israel Trip for Jewish Law Enforcement Announced
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
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
Anti-Semitism and the British Left
More sound and fury
According to the terror organization, Netanyahu's pledge demonstrates that the "Zionist movement constantly acts to intervene in Syria's affairs and strives to divide Syria.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
In an interview with Kuwaiti TV channel, Abbas voiced strong opposition to violent struggle against Israel and said that the way to establish a Palestinian state is only by diplomatic means.
Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps on Wednesday announced that it had launched two additional missiles – which it claims are “capable of reaching Israel.”
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Israel Navy's Squadron 916 of fast patrol boats is training for such scenarios, while patrolling Gaza's coast, where Hamas disguises its naval units as fishing boats.
Earlier this week, Iran's ambassador to Lebanon said that Tehran would offer $7,000 to the families of each Palestinian killed in what he called the "Al-Quds Intifada."
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
According to Iranian ambassador to Beirut, every family of a martyr will receive $7,000, while a family whose home was demolished by the IDF will receive $30,000.
Iranian FM Javad Zarif last week said his government “does not support, nor does it organize, any cartoon festival of the nature that you’re talking about.”
Iranian Jewish community expresses concern for the safety and the future of the teenagers.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The US president is traveling to Argentina on March 23-24.
First time that a judicial authority had classified the death of the Argentine prosecutor as a homicide.
By REUTERS,MICHELLE MENDELUK
Oren says at book launch he hopes Israel was wrong, America right on "critical issue" of Iran.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Joseph Weiss blasts short-sighted government planning, lack of investment in research.
Poet Payam Feili seeks asylum in the Jewish state.
By MIRANDA LEVINGSTON
Russia, which holds veto power at the council however opposes taking measures against Iran.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
Three years ago, the state enacted legislation mandating identification of persons or entities that invest more than $20 million in goods, services or credit in the Iranian energy sector.
Netanyahu welcomed the ceasefire: “Anything that will stop the horrible slaughter there is important.”
By HERB KEINON,MICHAEL WILNER
PM before meeting visiting Bulgarian counterpart, said that terrorism does not happen in a vacuum, but rather with the help and incitement from other countries and governing bodies.
By HERB KEINON
The Iranian elections should not be viewed as the final word in the political struggle between the wielders of power.
By SIMA SHINE
On Monday, fighters from the al-Qaida-affiliated Nusra Front executed a Sunni fighter from the Jaysh al-Islam faction in Ghota Sharqia, a Damascus suburb, and then ripped out his bleeding heart.
Amir Mousawi, a former Iranian politician, wrote a post on his Facebook page thanking Egyptian President al-Sisi for "supporting the axis of resistance in the region."
the delegation, headed by the organization's Secretary General Ramadan Abdullah will visit Iran for a few days and meet Iran's President Hassan Rouhani.
According to Iranian news agency,the bodyguard was killed due to a "technical fault" in his weapon during a training mission he took part in.
The clip, which aired on Iran state television, shows children singing a song called 'Martyrs who defend the sacred shrine.'
The current parliament is dominated by hard-line allies of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
Despite improved US-Iran relations, the US Supreme Court this month gave a historic $2 billion victory to the families of Americans killed in attacks blamed on Iran.
After having achieved a nuclear deal with the West, both Rouhani and Khamenei have a vested interest in setting aside their differences to secure their political futures and turn the economy round.
Moscow has little incentive to join the mostly Shi'ite "Axis of Resistance" as this could ruin its ties with other regional powers such as Israel, Saudi Arabia and Egypt.
As many predicted, Iran, along with Russia and China, only a few months into implementing the deal have proven adept at finding loopholes which could become chasms.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
According to the report, Hamas forces would fight for Mosul's liberation alongside Hezbollah fighters and the Shi'ite Houthi militias which are currently struggling in Yemen.
South Africa is hoping to exploit a market hungry for investment as tens of billions of dollars worth of Iranian assets will now be unfrozen.
The US Department of Energy will buy 32 metric tons of heavy water from Iran's nuclear program.
Obama has spoken of his desire to persuade Gulf states to arrive at a "cold peace" with Iran to ease sectarian tensions.
The US Supreme Court generally defers to the executive on cases delving into foreign policy, especially if Congress stands with the executive.
The morality police in Iran usually detain women on the street for wearing bright clothes, a loose hijab or make-up, and men for "unacceptable" hair and clothing styles.
The parliament lashed out at Iran and Hezbollah, accusing them of "waging terror attacks against local security forces to serve their foreign agenda and destabilize Bahrain."
Rouhani: The Iranian Army is the Islamic Army that protects Muslim countries from terrorism and Zionism."
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA,REUTERS
Since the closure of the Iran nuclear deal negotiations in July, Khamenei has intensified his efforts to block Western influences into Iranian society.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
Organization of Islamic Cooperation issue a communique saying it "deplores" Iran's interference in internal affairs of regional players.
This marks Soleimani's second trip to Moscow since July, following the controversial nuclear agreement between Iran and other world powers.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
The lawsuit, filed by a lawyer named Youssef Matani, targets Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and the Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, as well as the Iranian ambassador to Cairo.
The appeal charges that it is "inconceivable" that gay cabin staff would be ordered to travel to the country where homosexuality is outlawed and punishable by execution.
The al-Qaida affiliated Nusra Front released a video purportedly documenting the Iranian forces fleeing from the battlefield in Aleppo.
A UN report, along with one by Amnesty International, has spurred commentary from ordinary Iranians on social media.
Some remain skeptical about the effectiveness of Saudi led efforts of unifying status-quo Sunni powers against Iran.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
The missile system will be delivered under the terms of an earlier contract and is expected to be completed by the end of the year.
Tabank, an Iranian news site aligned with the Revolutionary Guards, reported: "The Iranian army sacrificed its first martyr," but did not specify where the officer was killed.
In a press statement Sunday, the Iranian Revolutionary Guards' Land Force Commander said that Iran has recently arrested terrorists that confessed their affiliation with Saudi Arabia.
Moscow’s support making critical difference for Assad regime, Middle East expert Joshua Landis tells ‘Post.’
US secretary of state defends Moscow's efforts in Syria and toward the Iran deal.
"By default we're abandoning Lebanon to Iran," said a senior European diplomat. "It's a big blow to Lebanon."
Russian forces did not receive the backing on the ground that it expected, and the leadership had deep differences with the Iranians on the direction of the conflict.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
After a meeting between airline management and unions, the French carrier says it will offer female staff the choice of opting out of the flights.
“The regular army has begged for some time to get involved in Syria because it would be a source of prestige and funding,” says Iran expert Ali Alfoneh.
According to 'The Guardian', the airline is 'facing a mutiny' from staff members who object to being forced to wear garb that constitutes 'ostentatious religious sign.'
“The international community must take action and impose sanctions against the Iranian regime.”
"Those who say the future is in negotiations, not in missiles, are either ignorant or traitors," says Iranian supreme leader.
Iran's recent ballistic tests involved missiles capable of delivering nuclear weapons and were "inconsistent with" and "in defiance of" council resolution 2231, says joint letter to UN officials.
Western officials say that although the launches went against 2231, they were not a violation of the core nuclear agreement.
Pictures showing the Iranian MP in a village near Damascus alongside Revolutionary Guards' fighters, carrying a rifle, were disseminated on Iranian news sites in the last week.
"Both Iran and Israel share a superiority complex that causes their leaders to make wrong considerations," the Kuwaiti professor stated.
Man claims he unintentionally blinded other man in street fight.
Sources say Justice Department has prepared indictment against Iranians for campaign of cyber attacks in 2012 and 2013 on banks, New York dam.
Aliya operation draws criticism from Yemenite citizens on social media networks, who claim move resulted from secret understanding between Israel and pro-Iran militias.
General Qasemi, a crony of Iran's supreme leader, urged the annexation of Bahrain to Iran, explaining that "Bahrain is an Iranian province that was detached from Iran due to the colonialism."
Ayatollah says the United States had no business trying to stop Iran developing its defensive capabilities, including missiles, or carrying out military drills.
According to a Hamas member, Suleimani urged Hamas's delegation to stay neutral in the Saudi-Iranian conflict so that will not suffer the consequences of aligning with one side later.
There is so much thirst for freedom here, so much love for life, but the life led and the freedoms given take place within the strict confines of the regime and its laws.
By ANNIKA HERNROTH-ROTHSTEIN
Top Israeli lawmaker says ramifications of Moscow's pullout could not yet be gauged.
The lawsuit heard last week by a federal court in New York was submitted in 2011 by the family of Fiona Havlish, whose husband, Donald was killed in the World Trade Center on 9/11.
Al-Sabireen's charity association, al-Bakiyat as-Salihat, was established in Gaza in 2004.
“This latest provocation makes it clear that the ‘smile campaign’ of the current regime is nothing more than a smokescreen to disguise the real intentions of the ayatollah regime,” Danon added.
Besides the Palestinian envoy to Iran, representatives of Hamas and Islamic Jihad also took part in the conference. All three signed a symbolic declaration stating their support for Hezbollah.
"Iran's missile program will not stop under any circumstances," say senior Revolutionary Guards commander.
"The reason we designed our missiles with a range of 2000 km (1,200 miles) is to be able to hit our enemy the Zionist regime from a safe distance," says Revolutionary Guards commander.
The ballistic missile test was intended "to show Iran's deterrent power and also the Islamic Republic's ability to confront any threat against the Islamic Revolution."
On Wednesday, the Gulf bloc designated Iran's proxy based in Lebanon as a terrorist organization.
King Al Khalifa meets with New York-based rabbi in the royal palace in Manama in order to discuss regional concerns in the Middle East.
By JEREMY SHARON
The six-member Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) branded Hezbollah a terrorist organization on Wednesday, opening up the possibility of further sanctions against the group.
"Iran does not want anyone to compete with it over the Philippines. It wants to frighten other clerics so it could Shi’itize the Philippine people."
Ali Akbar Salehi makes remarks in response to a question about his estimates on the chance of an Israeli-Iranian war in the wake of the nuclear deal reached last year.
Iranian FM signals that warming relations with West after nuclear deal will have no impact on Iran developing its missile program.
Turnout in the Islamic Republic was about 60%.
By NOGA TARNOPOLSKY/THE MEDIA LINE
Dissident tells ‘Post’: The most important criteria for the elections is the participation rate, which allows the regime to justify its legitimacy.
“Iran needs to understand that these court judgments have not been canceled and that the terror victims will continue to pursue them in legal forums all over the world," attorney says."
Loosening of control by the anti-Western hardliners who currently dominate the 290-seat parliament could strengthen the president's hand to open Iran further to foreign trade and investment.
The vote, Iran's first since last year's nuclear deal with world powers, could determine whether the Islamic Republic continues to emerge from isolation after years of sanctions.
Islamic Republic's supreme leader makes comments ahead of the country's first election since last year's nuclear deal with world powers.
The JPost Podcast's weekly briefing catches you up on the most important stories from the past week.
At this contentious point of geopolitical maneuvering, a strong US presence in the Middle East is pivotal.
By RAMON COLLADO
Clinton herself has admitted in the past that she was the "designated yeller" at Netanyahu.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
There is nothing complex at all. The Rambam was very clear in his viewpoint and his halachic position.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
We are failing to take advantage of internal dissatisfaction of many young people who are sick of the corruption, hypocrisy and abuse of power.
By IRINA TSUKERMAN
The attack resulted in several deaths and injuries, and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on his Nigerian counterpart to form a fact-finding committee to investigate the incident.
By RAMI AZIZ
Democratic presidential candidate sought to address conference remotely, but lobby group turned him down.
By ROSIE PERPER,JTA