06.29.2016 | 23 Sivan, 5776
Senator to 'Post': Congress acts to shut loophole on Palestinian convict stipends
Hamas official: Turkey already mediating prisoner swap between Israel and Hamas
Rocket sirens sound in southern Israeli communities near Gaza border
Slamming BDS criticism, Moroccan minister denies commercial relations with Israel
Gold to 'Post': Quartet report could cause Israel diplomatic damage
Boosting Zionist education – within Israel
Defense Ministry seeks to end years of uncertainty over Israel's war preparedness
Opera returns to Acre
Divorced dads vow to 'make Bitan pay' for blocking controversial child custody bill
WATCH: Knesset brawl erupts after Arab Israeli MK calls IDF soldiers 'murderers'
Security cabinet approves Turkey reconciliation deal 7-3
Israeli cellist Amit Peled pays homage to predecessor
British soul diva Joss Stone to perform in Tel Aviv this month
Quentin Tarantino tops the guest list at the 33rd Jerusalem Film Fest
Israeli soccer star Eran Zahavi completes record transfer to Chinese club
Philip Stein, Optical International to vie for title
Israeli-Slovenian rowing duo making waves
Hapoel Jerusalem threatened with BSL suspension
Israelis shrug off fears of tech bubble
Nazareth Hospital insists on serving only whole wheat bread
Health Ministry rankings seen boosting hospital performance
Brexit aftermath: Sky isn’t falling
Weizmann study links viral infections in pregnant women to autism, schizophrenia risk
Alleged kidnapping of Yemenite children opens Pandora’s box in Knesset
Israel leading a ‘water revolution’ in arid California
New desalination plant a 'mistake' or case of NIMBY syndrome?
Haifa ammonia production to be relocated– three years behind schedule
Summertime is here, but stay safe
Herzog’s intolerable deceit
The unknown legacy of a Japanese hero: Chiune Sugihara
Letters to the Editor
Report: Turkish intelligence warned of ISIS attack in Istanbul weeks ago
Deleting terror: US group works to search, destroy online ISIS propaganda
'Muslims killing Muslims in droves, but Israel the one being condemned'
'Terror against Turkey likely to continue and escalate'
High marijuana use a growing phenomenon in Iran
Iran regime trying to brush prostitution problems under the rug
Iranian commander threatens to make Bahrain’s royal family ‘disappear’
Iran claims it thwarts bombings in Tehran, other cities
Gaza-based pro-ISIS group urges Muslims on social media to donate for weapons
After Obama touts military gains, US officials warn campaign against ISIS could backfire
From ‘shidduch’ to reality TV show
Turkish chief rabbi: The Jewish community is on edge
Famous Holocaust escape tunnel located in Lithuania using hi-tech
JAFI Board of Governors meets in Paris for first time
Another Israeli app wins a prize
Are Start-Up Nation’s ‘seven years of plenty’ coming to an end?
TechCrunch Comes to Tel Aviv, hosts Meet-Up
Trump, Clinton respond to Turkey terror attack
Sanders appointee to 'Post': Democratic platform should include 'occupation,' right to boycott
Exclusive: For first time, Democrats to condemn BDS, recognize Palestinian right to self govern
Analysis: Trump, Clinton election to impact Israeli migrant dilemma
Viva Italia at Cafe Landwer!
WATCH: Deputy defense minister explains why IDF integrates soldiers with special needs
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of June 24, 2016
Grapevine: Bursting out all over
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
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
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
A Jewish woman’s view
The Iran nuclear deal: One year on
Is BDS headed for defeat?
Striving for kedusha
Lerner in the Mirror
Setting the record straight
Bye bye banks
Veterans: A colorful life
Books: Evil innate
Books: Forever changed by tragedy
Hot off the Arab press
The law and the reality
Guess what? Jerusalem has a beer garden
This week in Jerusalem
Tiberias’s hidden heritage
The ground dance floor
More than a mustache
No place like home
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Raising Arrows: Charity with a happy heart
StandWithUs disappointed with anti-Israel Presbyterian GA
ADL slams Presbyterian Church decision to explore 2-state solution alternatives
Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Courtyard Park Dedicated in Kfar Chabad
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
The Family Landau De Vries Park, a Forest Park in the Desert
A Double Celebration of Shavuot and Metulla's 120th Anniversary
JNF South Africa Delegates Get in Touch with the Real Israel
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
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
When Your Pipe Runs Out of a Basic Necessity (Water in Samaria)
Like Father Like Son (it doesn’t have to be so)
Guilty Before Found Guilty, Israel’s Policy
The BREXIT murders -- an English Lord and European Democracy
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.
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
Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes said the agreement has been fully implemented by Tehran and is widely favored by the Iranian public.
By MICHAEL WILNER
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.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
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.
Iranian police reportedly pay little heed to the vast use of marijuana, which is vaguely mentioned in the country's harsh Islamic penal code.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
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.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
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."
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.
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.
The JPost Podcast's weekly briefing catches you up on the most important stories from the past week.
Early this week it was reported that after a two-year hiatus, Iran is restoring its financial support for Islamic Jihad.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
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 shatters "glass ceiling" as first female presidential nominee.
Democratic presidential candidate sought to address conference remotely, but lobby group turned him down.
By ROSIE PERPER,JTA