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Pence: US seeks 'just solution' to conflict, president still seriously considering embassy move
Analysis: Syrian threats to attack Israel with Scud missiles are a bluff
Jerusalem mayor meets US peace envoy at White House after Mideast tour
Hamas closes Erez crossing between Gaza and Israel
Israelis gush over MK's announcement of baby girl to be raised with gay father
Holon claims historic win at Mac Tel Aviv
Crime lords battle royale
Amona evacuees: ‘If new settlement is not authorized, we’ll build one ourselves’
Bennett meets Trump envoy in Washington
Steinitz: Good thing $38b. defense package signed with Obama
Netanyahu's inner circle shrinks as top official leaves job
'No daylight' with Trump administration, Israeli ambassador Dermer says
Steps on the Silk Road
WATCH: Dancing for peace around Tel Aviv
John Ford Coley would really love to see you tonight
What’s new, pussycat? It’s Tom Jones!
Sela falls in straight sets to Nadal at Miami Open
Hapoel Jerusalem blown out by 24 points in Rishon
Levy’s Israel humbled 4-1 in Spain qualifier
Israel falls behind in the war against smoking, says expert
Technion develops hydrogen production method that blows others out of the water
Israeli-German study shows circular RNA can encode for proteins
Israel receives low marks for geriatric nursing coverage in OECD report
Free SMS program to help Arab men quit smoking begins
A multi-pronged approach to
water economy innovation
$900,000 awarded to Israeli-American mobile video tech partnership
Migrating starlings swoop over southern Israel
Environmental Protection Ministry orders closure of ammonia facility
Reality Check: Netanyahu’s election calculations
Why pride and courage are the keys to the Jewish people’s future
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‘Israel should support Kurds’ struggle against despotic Iranian regime
Egyptian court jails 56 over deadly migrant boat shipwreck
Iran sanctions 15 US firms, citing Israel ties and 'human rights'
US military official to JPost: ISIS is in its death throes, but still a ruthless enemy
British MP: Iran is trying to threaten Israel by establishing a second front in Syria
Mossad chief: Iran is main threat to Israel with or without nuclear deal
Iran loses thousands, 10 generals in Syria-Iraq wars
Will ISIS use chemical weapons against Israel or Israelis in Europe?
US weighs deploying up to 1,000 'reserve' troops for ISIS fight
France's far-right Le Pen loses EU parliament immunity over ISIS tweets
Dallas JCC evacuated over threatening phone call after Israeli suspect arrested
Jewish Ugandans on MASA gather pieces of Israel to take back home
Israeli Veganism: Introducing the land of soy milk and date honey to the world
Alto: The Israeli startup aiming to help Americans with disabilities
Electronic patches for migraine headaches
Iron Dome start-up to provide critical support to New York Power Authority
Report: Kushner to head new office tasked with fixing government inefficiency
Ivanka Trump reportedly invited to Germany on White House visit
US House and Senate introduce bipartisan bills against boycotts of Israel
Bernie Sanders declares ‘victory’ in withdrawal of GOP health bill
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
How about a Lego Seder plate?
The Travel Advisor: Say so long to the tablets
NYC rabbi publishes ‘(Unofficial) Hogwarts Haggadah’ for coming holiday
Grapevine: Dershowitz makes a different case for Israel
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
Israeli-American mogul Haim Saban gets Hollywood star
Pregnant Jenna Jameson to give baby Hebrew name
President Trump expecting ninth grandchild, from son Eric and his wife, Lara
Wonder Woman Gal Gadot welcomes second 'wonder baby'
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A surprisingly unorthodox education minister?
Time to make the leap to start-up government
'Volatile and dangerous’
Extending a cultural helping hand
Solving the riddle of Elsa Weiss
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World leadership has changed, but Israel support still needed, says Cardoza-Moore
Thousands gather to see restored site of Jesus’s tomb in Jerusalem
Tomb of Jesus reopens in Jerusalem after restoration
Czech Parliament Representatives in Israel
Canadian Delegation in Israel: “It’s a privilege to be here”
Bosnian President Plants a Tree in Jerusalem’s Grove of Nations
JNF USA Leadership Mission Visits Northern Israel
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The leaders of the two Arab states that hold relations with Israel discuss the conflict, particularly in light of Trump's ascent to power.
Jordanian King Abudllah II and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi were also reportedly at the summit in Aqaba and met separately with Kerry.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The Palestinian leadership launched a campaign two weeks ago to appeal to the world against the possible relocation of the US Embassy.
By ADAM RASGON
Instead of the fixation on an independent Palestinian state, the new administration should look east to the Hashemite Kingdom as a stabilizing influence on Palestinian politics.
By HILLEL FRISCH,YITZHAK SOKOLOFF
Official responses in Cairo, Riyadh and Amman seemed calculated to make an impression on the incoming Trump administration rather than to impel any immediate or urgent follow up on the Kerry proposal
By BEN LYNFIELD
Ahead of Wednesday vote, PA and Jordan warn of "other options" if full support is not received on controversial Jerusalem resolution.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Approximately 92 million sq.m. of Israeli territory is laden with mine fields, laid out during the country’s various battles in the Golan Heights, Arava Valley, Jordan and Galilee.
By JUDITH SUDILOVSKY
Jordan's foreign minister has reportedly invited Israel's ambassador to the kingdom to provide details on the events of Friday's attempted stabbing attack in Jerusalem.
By HERB KEINON,BEN LYNFIELD
King warns failure to reach a two-state solution inflames "violence and extremism in the region."
By ARIEL WHITMAN
President Rivlin opened his speech in Arabic, greeting Jordan's King Abdullah and the royal family, as well as the Jordanian Ambassador to Israel.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
Abdullah addressed his subjects to mark the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Hashemite monarchy. A text of his remarks is below.
On May 17, the Israeli embassy in Amman hosted an official reception on the occasion of Independence Day. About 200 foreign diplomats and Jordanian officials attended the special ceremony.
The Jordanian MPs gathered on Sunday to pass the Jordanian Investment Fund Law for 2016, authorizing Israeli companies to participate in the fund's bids.
"The Jordanian parliament is an independent authority and its opinion toward the peace treaty with Israel is different in essence from the government's position," the Jordanian House Speaker said.
PMO: There is absolutely no basis to Jordanian claims that Israel is violating Temple Mount status quo.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Jordan's ambassador to Israel, Walid Obeidat, was previously recalled by the Hashemite Kingdom in November 2014, amid tensions in Jerusalem.
The head of the committee against normalization with Israel, Manaf Majali, said that the committee will start a broad campaign to convince Jordanians not to "work in the occupying entity."
The musician, Nadav Dagon, was scheduled to perform at Wadi Rum Desert, east of the Jordanian city of Aqaba, on Thursday, during a special three-day music festival.
The tournament was scheduled to take place at the Applied Science Private University in Amman, where a Jordanian all-star team will face the university's basketball team.
On March 6, Real Madrid Football Club sent the head of the Palestinian Football Association Jibril Rajoub an invitation to host Dawabshe at its facilities on March 17.
Plants slated to compete with China in cheap production are projected to provide 13,000 jobs for Jordanians and Israelis.
By DROR FEUER/GLOBES
Netanyahu to speak on third day of UN General Assembly debate.
Ban Ki-moon, Obama, Erdogan to speak as the United Nations opens the general debate of the 71st session of its General Assembly.
The Hashemite kingdom has cut back on travel permits, residents and rights groups say, leaving Gazans in despair and livelihoods at risk.
Many tourists focus on Petra in Jordan, but the country’s north offers a rich array of historic sites.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
The area along the Israel-Jordan border is highly susceptible to earthquakes. Israelis, Jordanians and Palestinians joined forces to provide the best possible response in case such a disaster strikes
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
US Special Representative for International Negotiations Jason D. Greenblatt is visiting Israel and the Palestinian territories this week.
Daqamseh receives hero’s welcome, says "normalization with Zionists a lie."
"That he is being released the day before the 20th anniversary is very sad," says the father of one of the seven schoolgirls murdered by Jordanian soldier Ahmad Daqamseh in 1997.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
The first Jordanian condemnation came yesterday and it was decidedly sharp.
Jerusalem Day Commemoration Ceremony to highlight JNF-USA missions.
By STEVE LINDE
Zionist Union MK Erel Margalit: "Israel can help improve the lives of 600,000 Jordanians on the other side of the river."
By GIL HOFFMAN
The man was shot in the leg and taken into custody.
By YONATAN HILLELI
It is broadly hinted that relations between Israel and Saudi Arabia are improving. Will this positive trend continue?
By ZVI MAZEL
Over one million Syrian refugees are imposing severe stress on the always vulnerable Jordanian economy.
By BRUCE MADDY-WEITZMAN
What citizens of other countries are reading about the Middle East.
By COMPILED BY THE MEDIA LINE
A Jordanian newspaper reported on Thursday that Jordan will not agree to extradite terrorist Ahlam Tamimi to the US, where she would have been tried for killing Americans during the Second Intifada.
By JOY BERNARD
During his prison term, Daqamseh expressed pride for his actions and was publicly praised by his mother. Even Hussein Mejalli, Jordan’s justice minister at the time, called him a hero.
By YOSSI MELMAN
Jordan slammed Israel for trying to pass the controversial 'muezzin bill,' saying it could violate human rights such as Freedom of Religion as well as the peace treaty between the two countries.
Do the executions reflect frustration and insecurity, or determination?
It was the largest number of people executed in one day in Jordan's recent history, according to a senior judicial source.
“The attorney general can individually decide to bar someone from traveling or a court can in response to a request from the attorney general or a branch of the security apparatus.”
"In our view, Jerusalem is extremely important, our firm stance is that we reject any unilateral efforts that attempt to change the Arab, Muslim and Christian identity of the Holy city."
Jordan's King Abdullah is the first Arab leader in Washington for talks with the Trump administration.
Jordan is among the closest allies of the United States in the Middle East region.
The recent terror attacks left Jordanians reeling and shocked, having trusted that such acts of terror would not reach their country.
By LINDA GRADSTEIN/THE MEDIA LINE
At least 9 people, including a Canadian tourist, were killed in the attack in the city of Karak.
Nine people were killed as gunmen fired at a castle in Karak, a popular tourist spot.
Israel could find itself tracking an influx of terrorists in Turkey and Jordan, but also closer to home in the Sinai.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
The attack targeted an outpost manned by the Jaish al-Ashair rebel group at the Rakban refugee camp.
Hattar was shot on the steps of the Palace of Justice before a session of his trial for allegedly insulting Islam.
Jordanian Christian writer Nahed Hattar was accused of contempt of religion for caricature seen as insulting Islam.
"If anything, the parliamentary system has largely operated as a disservice to the people, providing no real opposition to the appointed government or state policies."
The Hashemite Kingdom is set to hold parliamentary elections this week.
By AARON MAGID
The actress says that Jordan can not bear the responsibility for these refugees on its own.
A new video shows ISIS-linked coalition advancing on the Yarmouk Valley region located in the triple border junction between Israel's Golan Heights, Jordan and Syria, Channel 2 reports.
Japan and Israel invested a total of $350 million to expand the Jericho Agro Industrial Park.
Jordanian border crossing officials last weekend reportedly forbade a Jewish family from entering the country from Israel while displaying any Jewish religious attire.
Two recent terrorist attacks illustrate the dangers of militant Islamist ideological spillover from the war in Syria.
Transport Minister Yisrael Katz plays down the dispute with Jordan, one of two Arab states with full ties with Israel.
The car exploded a few hundred meters from Rakban camp in a desolate eastern area of the country.
Unemployment and inaccessible housing are major challenges.
By NOGA TARNOPOLSKY/THE MEDIA LINE
Dahlan, a bitter rival of Abbas, was driven from Gaza after Hamas seized control of the coastal enclave in 2007.
It is not the first time Iraq has demanded that Jordan extradite Hussein's daughter, who has been living in Amman since 2003, when American forces occupied Iraq and toppled her father's regime.
Five years after the Syrian conflict began, more than a million Syrians are still living in Jordan with little hope of returning home.
In a press conference that took place on Wednesday, the commander of the Border Guard announced that his forces captured a homing pigeon sent by ISIS fighters in Iraq.
Fans of the Faysali team, affiliated with the East Bank, started chanting pro-Israeli slogans after losing a soccer match to the Wihdat team, affiliated with the Palestinian population of Jordan.
Life in Jordan is familiar but economically difficult. For Syrians, the culture is similar and it allows refugees to sustain hope of returning home.
By LAURA KELLY,SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Jordanian government spokesmansaid that in the memorandum, the government emphasized that it opposes and condemns the incursions of Temple Mount activist Yehuda Glick.
Report is allegedly based on an account seen of a January 11 conversation between American Congress members and King Abdullah during his visit to Washington.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,YOSSI MELMAN
The foreign minister said after the meeting that the installation of the cameras was a Jordanian initiative, and that the goal was to "expose all trespasses or assaults on holy sites."
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
According to the daily newspaper 'Al Ghad,' the Palestinians were on their way to Saudi Arabia as part of their holy pilgrimage to Mecca.
"The campaign stresses that supporting the occupier and striving for normalization with it amounts to paying for the bullets with which it kills innocent Palestinians," a campaign activist said.
The law differentiates between Israeli and other foreign investors, banning Israelis from renting or buying real estate in the entire Petra region.
Assad believed anti-Israel foreign policy would ensure Syrian stability.
By HUNTER STUART
A source familiar with the glamorous get-together told Vanity Fair that next 'First Daughter' and the Hashemite Kingdom's royal family member discussed women's issues.
Every once in a while, the Jordanian people are given a chance to express how they really feel about Israel. It’s ugly.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
The question is whether King Abdullah is willing or even able as Jordan’s leader to change his people’s perceptions of Israel.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
One reason that the idea of Palestinian statehood is fading is the probable succession crisis in the post-Mahmoud Abbas era.
By LIAT COLLINS
For these very reasons, they should not only be stripped of their citizenship, they should be thrown out of the country together with all those who help them in any way.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
J Street, along with its ideological and political fellow travelers like Kaine, deliberately misleads the American public about the nature of reality in the Middle East.
So much for the desert-driven delusions of the past.
By MICHAEL FREUND
This regional approach is misguided and will not ultimately succeed as one may have hoped. Certain achievements may indeed be reached, but they will be limited and kept under wraps.
By ELIE PODEH
The State Department’s overblown language indicates a distorted view of the reality driving the conflict – and it’s not settlements.
Over a year before the Balfour declaration, in January 1916 Britain and France secretly divided among themselves large tracts of Arab lands in the Ottoman Empire.
By MORDECAI PALDIEL
As Americans go to the polls, Jordan's flag carrier airline takes jab at Trump, who called for Muslims to be banned from entering the US.