05.29.2016 | 21 Iyar, 5776
Hebron shooter's lawyers: Bring terrorist's body back to Israel
Israeli flag stirs up controversy in Arab beach soccer tournament in Egypt
Members of Hamas cell behind Jerusalem bus bombing arrested as it planned more attacks
President Rivlin congratulates Jordan on Independence Day in Arabic
Rabbi Avraham Yosef suspends himself from kashrut responsibilities due to indictment against him
Shaked presses forward with reform for minor-suspects' rights
First Israeli ‘reuse’ of kidney saves brother after transplanted sister dies of stroke
Israeli gymnast wins bronze medal at European championships
IDF tank used in 1982 battle in Lebanon, famous for MIAs, to be returned by Russia
Prominent corruption-fighting police commander joins Yesh Atid
Labour leader Corbyn slights Herzog after not responding to Israel invitation
Film on Eritrean killed when mistaken for terrorist wins at Docaviv festival
Comedy for Koby to give Israelis comic therapy
Rocket Man rocks Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv documentary festival announces film winners
J’lem aims to finish off Hapoel in Game 4 in Tel Aviv
Mac TA, Eilat into Final Four; Jerusalem closing in
Morocco refuse to play Israel in wheelchair tennis World Cup
The soldier who fired a defense minister
Jerusalem Post Letters to the Editor: Cementing the Right
Jerusalem Post Editorial: Insecurity checks
‘Why are all the traitors coming from the Left?’
Iran; Pilgrims will not attend haj in Mecca blaming Saudi 'Sabotage'
WATCH: German MP gets pied in the face due to stance on Syrian refugees
Khameini warns new Iranian parliament against Western 'schemes'
Forbidden felines: Saudi cleric declares selfies with cats 'un-Islamic'
US pro-gun lobby to 'Ayatollahs of Iran': You haven't met alligator wrestlers, cowboys of America
Senior Iranian official: Secret, second wife of Iran's FM 'spied for the West'
ISIS plans to ignite ethnic war in Fallujah upon leaving the city, document allegedly reveals
Analysis: Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out
US prosecutors move to unseal case of Ivy League student who defected from ISIS
Australia holds five suspected of plotting sailing trip to join ISIS
'French Jews experiencing worst situation since 1945'
Labour readmits activist suspended for blaming slave trade on Jews
LA gala raises funds for IAF foundation
McGill University professors sign letter condemning BDS
Digitized Talmud and mobile app to be launched
New worlds: Simulation on microchip offers insight into dynamics of cellular function
Without research, there is no medicine
Surprise! Anti-BDS gift box coming straight to your front door
Research shows exposure to dirty air may raise risk of heart disease
Most medical marijuana users benefit from treatment, finds Ben-Gurion University study
‘Smart park’ coming to capital’s Sacher Park
Analysis stage begins at latest Golan drilling site
Green tech at the forefront of talks on US-Israel collaboration
Israel faces lack of enforcement of environmental policies, says report
'Smart car' tech to get boost from US-Israel collaboration
Tech Talk: Student hackathons are the new rage
Tech Talk: CES Asia 2016
NY Times editor calls out Trump for ignoring supporters’ anti-Semitic tweets
Who needs Hillary? Trump, Sanders mull televised debate
Sanders' pro-Palestine backers could spark uproar at Dem convention
Jewish leaders push to get two-state solution proposal on next president's desk
Captain America revealed as a secret Nazi in new comic
The personal account of a Canadian lawyer hiking the Israel National Trail
Grapevine: Loving the city
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of May 27, 2016
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Podcast: A stable Israeli government? Fat chance
Grapevine: Animal husbandry
Employees send their boss on a special vacation
WATCH: Kittens are the best audience
WATCH: 6ft Balloon Bursts in Slow Motion
22 Photographs where time really stood still
'In the navy'
On the 50th anniversary of Agnon’s Nobel Prize
Books: Blood diamonds
The forgotten casualties
The good news and the bad
Homage to Anne
Necessary Stories: The plowman meets the reaper
Artist of patterns
Veterans: Reaching one’s full potential
Books: Unlikely characters
Books: Totally certifiable
Books: Beauty and boredom of war
An African night in Jerusalem
In your footsteps, Orwell
This week in Jerusalem
Always look on the bright side of yourself
The long and winding road
From chaos to creation
An oddly individual thing – handwriting
Agriculture is having a (vertical) field day
אַלְמָז פּוֹסַעַת בִּשְבִילֵי יַלְדוּתָה
סְטֶנְד-אַפּ שֶל רוֹתֶם אַבּוּהָב
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Christian leaders seek insight into Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Protectors of the Holy Land
Digging with the Bible
Green Journey – Cycling on the Trails of the Living
Remembering Isaac Ochberg
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Dado Scenic Lookout Dedicated on Israel's Northern Border
Golani Soldiers Clean up the Forests of Northern Israel
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
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
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
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
Do Not Leave Our Fate To Others!.......
Two States for Me, None For You
The Gender Crisis
It ain't done till it's done
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
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.”
Iranian Jewish community expresses concern for the safety and the future of the teenagers.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Sign from Iran is a feast for the eyes, the mind and the heart.
By BARRY DAVIS
“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.
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.
The Iranian elections should not be viewed as the final word in the political struggle between the wielders of power.
By SIMA SHINE
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.
By MICHAEL WILNER
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.
“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.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
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.
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.
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 JPost Podcast's weekly briefing catches you up on the most important stories from the past week.
The first lesson from how the Iran deal was sold to the public is that it is important to follow the money.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
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
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
Democratic presidential candidate sought to address conference remotely, but lobby group turned him down.
By ROSIE PERPER,JTA