07.24.2016 | 18 Tammuz, 5776
Abbas's Harshest Critic
Netanyahu phones Abbas, offers condolences on brother’s death
How can Israeli air defense systems counter the drone threat?
'Palestinians, Sudan working to restrain Israeli breakthrough in Africa'
The prosecution rests, Hebron shooter takes the stand
The first Hebrew tank battalion switches to Merkava MK 4 tanks
Clinton VP choice Tim Kaine a Democratic leader on Mideast issues
500 Israelis and Palestinians converge in Tel Aviv to talk peace
New Wonder Woman featuring Israeli actress Gal Gadot released
It’s cool and fringe, it’s Yiddish
Brian Jonestown Massacre heading back to TA
Joss Stone’s ‘Total World Tour’ lands in Tel Aviv
Kenyan-born runner going the distance for Israel at the Olympics
Israeli triathlete Darmon rolls into Rio for 1st Olympics
Haifa hopes to turn things around in Estonia
Sinai Says: Jumping through hoops to explain perplexing gymnastics coaching decision
Scientists find new roles for old RNAs
Not a death sentence
Nation’s cleanest beaches named
Kahlon says Israel has a real estate bubble, and it will burst
Israeli doctors save young boy from flesh-eating bacteria
School nurses announce intention to strike
For the love of crows
Steinitz slams delays in natural gas deal for causing ‘billions in damages’
Looking to relax by the sea? Steer clear of Israel’s most crowded beaches
Jerusalem Post Editorial: Tunnel vision
Much more than terrorism
America, Turkey and a misguided foreign policy
De-Judaization and Palestine at UNESCO
Munich gunman fixated on mass killing, had no Islamist ties
80 dead, 200 wounded in bloody Kabul attack claimed by ISIS
Erdogan vows Turkish military shake-up as emergency rule takes hold
Jihadis call on 'lone wolf' terrorists to attack Israeli athletes at Rio Olympics
Iran left with no choice but to confront the US, official warns
Iranian Kurdish leader to ‘Post’: Iran regime is a common enemy
Landau: Secret Iran documents underline a ‘very serious’ problem
White House on defensive as Iran says ambitious nuclear plan a 'matter of pride'
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
American Jew among those killed fighting ISIS alongside Kurds in Syria
French educators learn to teach about Israel ‘from the heart’
Dov Lipman, StandWithUs partner to teach US campers about BDS
Hungary's Tokaj wine region revives Jewish heritage
WATCH LIVE: Peres, Rivlin and Netanyahu launch Israeli Innovation Center
Israeli startups are used around the globe
Samsung president poised to ramp up investing in Israel
Israel's high-tech raises record $1.7b in second quarter
Leaked Democratic email indicates potential effort to smear Sanders as atheist
Hillary Clinton picks Virginia Senator Tim Kaine for VP
On Trump, Jewish voters not taking the bait
Trump rejects historic parallel of 'America First' slogan
Grapevine: The degree of what is offensive
Grapevine: Mount of Olives music
This week in 60 seconds: Erdogan dodges coup, but Kerry fails to dodge door
It takes a village
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Podcast: From Tel Aviv, a story of hope for Orlando
Briefing: 'King Bibi' pulls it together, again
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
100-Year-Old Theater Converted Into Stunning Bookstore
TripAdvisor reviews in jail? Yes.
Guinea Pigs Don’t Like Sharing Food
A Chalkboard Sign Spotted In Brooklyn, New York, Mocks Europe After Brexit
Second Lebanon War veteran's road to redemption
Empowering women globally
The American spirit’s impact
A Jewish view on ‘Nature Deficit Disorder'
A call for historical accuracy
The debatable laugh
Images of Jerusalem past
Hot off the Arab press
Summertime chickpea dishes
Treats for Shabbat morning
A blend of wine, Judaism and Zionism
The last of Jerusalem’s Mohicans
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
Fun in the park
From ghost town to a valley of giants
RAW FOOD: Passing fad or here to stay?
Another kind of romantic exchange
A German-Israeli love story
‘חָרִיש’, עִיר חֲדָשָה בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל
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Israel’s blessing to the world
Remembering the 'Exodus'
$100 million Christian theme park makes the Bible ‘come alive’
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
Overnight Camp for Children with Special Needs Breaks Barriers
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
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
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
The Al-Harak Al-Shababi was behind many recent attacks; Massive investigation results in multiple arrests; 'It targeted both Israel and the PA,' Israel says
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
According to Hossein Salami, deputy commander of the IRGC, "the opportunity to destroy Israel is now better than ever."
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
According to Iran's Al-Alam's news site, the outlet's Bassam Safadi was arrested at his home and his further whereabouts were unknown.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
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.
Republicans preparing three new bills against nuclear agreement, knowing their efforts are futile
By MICHAEL WILNER
Lador-Fresher: This kind of trip is just ‘no issue’ for Austria.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
Nearly 18 months after Nisman’s death, authorities have yet to determine whether he took his own life or was killed by someone else.
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.”
Sign from Iran is a feast for the eyes, the mind and the heart.
By BARRY DAVIS
The violations occurred between late October 2012 and January 2016, when the Iran nuclear agreement was implemented.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL,BJÖRN STRITZEL
Only six months since implementation, special interests are quick to judge the 15-year agreement.
Has Iran complied? Has the West? From what we know, all sides are abiding by the agreement. But we are in early stages yet.
Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes said the agreement has been fully implemented by Tehran and is widely favored by the Iranian public.
Iran still biggest threat to Israel, new Defense Minister says in debut appearance at Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee
By LAHAV HARKOV
Will the missile defense drill conducted in recent days convince Netanyahu to expedite talks on a new US defense aid package?
By YOSSI MELMAN
Former defense minister attacks current leadership of Israel, saying “at this point, and in the foreseeable future, there is no existential threat facing Israel."
By BEN HARTMAN
In hearing on Wednesday, a police representative said Bassem Safadi’s crimes were “severe” and that “he is not a naïve man”.
“It was a life changing experience for me,” says Wild.
Israel, US at loggerheads over next defense assistance program.
Oren says at book launch he hopes Israel was wrong, America right on "critical issue" of Iran.
Joseph Weiss blasts short-sighted government planning, lack of investment in research.
Orde F. Kittrie examines how to take on terrorist groups without bloodshed
Kurds have recently stepped up attacks on Revolutionary Guards in demand for autonomy and democracy.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
No senior members of the Obama administration have challenged the veracity of the report, or the existence of the secret document, seeking instead to promote their own interpretation of it.
"The breakout time does not go off a cliff nor do we believe that it would be cut in half, to six months, by year 11," says State Department deputy spokesman.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Marking one year since the deal was first clinched, US president said the diplomatic achievement has avoided further conflict and made America safer.
Germany's domestic intelligence agency said in its annual report that Iranian efforts to illegally procure technology, especially in the nuclear area, had continued at a "high level" in 2015.
Iran has warned that blocking the sale would be a violation of the nuclear accord.
The episode highlights the political struggle between Iranians who want to work with the US and hardliners who often raise spy accusations and fear opening up will undermine their rule.
Amir Mousavi, a former advisor to Iran's defense minister, wrote on Facebook that as long as Turkey continues to support terror in Syria, it will suffer the repercussions.
Iranian police reportedly pay little heed to the vast use of marijuana, which is vaguely mentioned in the country's harsh Islamic penal code.
Images of Bahraini Shi'ites taking to the streets undisturbed to protest their government's decision that were disseminated on social media networks were received with great wonder in Iran.
Iranian media report that revealed details of the phenomenon in Tehran has allegedly made waves in the Islamic Republic.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Iran, Hezbollah lash out at Bahrain for stripping prominent Shi'ite cleric of citizenship.
Iranian Intelligence agency points finger at radical Sunni groups.
The State Department report cited Iran as the world’s biggest state-sponsor of terrorism, saying Tehran supported conflicts in Syria and Iraq.
Under King Salman, Riyadh has adjusted its strategy for countering the efforts of its Shi'ite Muslim rival to build influence in Africa, Asia and even Latin America.
The Islamic republic was said to have provided "a range of support, including financial, training, and equipment, to groups around the world."
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
The woman filmed herself and posted the video to social media in case she suffered backlash from her actions.
Iran's official pilgrimage organization says Iranians wont attend annual Muslim pilgrimage, citing regional rivalry
Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei repeated his call for loyalty to the principles of the 1979 Iranian Revolution, under threat by western influence.
The IAEA is in charge of verifying Iran's compliance with the deal it reached with the United States, Russia, China, Britain, France and Germany.
But Treasury Department says it will continue to bar Tehran from accessing America’s financial system.
NRA ad featuring gravel-voiced American Country singer makes rounds on the Internet Wednesday for it's brazen threat directed at Iran.
Iran's decision to reembrace Islamic Jihad after two years of strained relations came following a visit to Iran in April by a high-level delegation from the organization.
“What is today happening in Syria and Iraq is a deep-seated US-Zionist conspiracy that has triggered war in Muslim territories."
The 88-member assembly, consisting mostly of elderly clerics, is expected to choose the eventual successor to supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
The head of Iran the Revolutionary Guards-affiliated Center for Electronic Resistance, Mohammad Hossein Rostami, posted on Facebook Sunday allegations about Zarif's second wife.
The targeting of the fashion duo is part of a larger operation by the Iranian morality police to enforce Islamic values through social media.
Fans of the team, which represents the al-Ahwaz region that was occupied by Iran in 1925, donned traditional Arab keffiyeh head coverings to express their solidarity with the Arab nation.
US Holocaust Memorial Museum holds briefing to discuss Iranian cartoon contest on the Shoah.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
“Governments can lift sanctions, but the private sector is still responsible for managing its own risk and no doubt will be held accountable if it falls short.”
The radical preacher wrote a post on Facebook Monday announcing that he renounces Jerusalem's affiliation with the Iranian Revolutionary Guards' Quds Force.
2,000 kilometer range would put Israel in ballistic missile's striking distance.
In a conflicting report to Iranian sources, the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it had confirmed from its sources the death of 20 Iranians, including 13 advisors.
United Against Nuclear Iran objects to promoting business to the Islamic Republic while ignoring the county’s support for terrorism and its belligerent behavior.
By HERB KEINON
The Khums (meaning fifth in Arabic), is a tax mentioned in the Koran and consisting of 20% of a person's excess earning. The money is donated to poor and orphans, as well as to Islamic institutions.
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.
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.
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.
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."
The war Israel fought in the summer of 2006 against Hezbollah was not the same as the war Israel fought against the PLO in 1982. The war of 2006 was not a Lebanese war. It was an Iranian war.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
Rouhani’s dream to unite Muslims under the banner of Iran is a pipe dream. It will never happen.
By MICAH HALPERN
we believe there is a strategic convergence between the interests of nations inside Iran and the region’s main actors that can bring a new order to the Middle East.
By MUSTAFA HIJRI
Early this week it was reported that after a two-year hiatus, Iran is restoring its financial support for Islamic Jihad.
The first lesson from how the Iran deal was sold to the public is that it is important to follow the money.
At a press conference on April 29 in Armenia, MP Hrant Bagratyan, a former prime minister, claimed that Armenia has nuclear weapons.
By MAAYAN JAFFE-HOFFMAN
A look at contenders for presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's vice presidential running mate.
Clinton shatters "glass ceiling" as first female presidential nominee.