12.10.2016 | 10 Kislev, 5777
Hamas cell planning to attack army base uncovered in Jerusalem
Hezbollah denies it promised Russia no attacks on Israel
Peace process should not be 'all or nothing,' says EU ambassador
Leading Arab journalist: Should Arab MKs even be in the Knesset?
Turkish court dismisses case brought by victims of Israeli raid
UN expected to vote for funding UNHRC blacklist of companies with ties to Israel
Israel 'interested' in accepting Guantanamo Bay detainee for prosecution
What challenges will the Israeli Air Force face in the coming years?
Israel, Cyprus and Greece ties forge ahead with trilateral rescue unit
‘Annexing Ma’aleh Adumim is the next step’ for Israel
Liberman: WMDs Israel thwarted from reaching Hezbollah were chemical arms
Germany slams settlement bill that legalizes outposts
Music: Flute of gold from the Emerald Isle
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Classical Music: The human aspect
Jazz: Leading from the back
Hapoel Tel Aviv looks to overcome financial woes
Maccabi Tel Aviv eliminated from Europe
Maccabi Tel Aviv, Hapoel Beersheba both face continental moment of truth
Hapoel Jerusalem makes things trickier for itself with loss
High BMI in adolescence may harm cognitive function in middle age
The calming power of work
Blood donations to be accepted from foreign-born Ethiopians, gays and elderly
UK based NGO brings free and accessible tech training to Israeli Arabs in Nazareth
Are budgets for the health funds rising or falling?
Tech Talk: Medical equipment giant Edwards acquires Valtech Cardio for $990m.
Officials from 10 West African countries arrive for unprecedented visit
Farmers block roads in protest of government policies
After long dry spell, rains pour over Israel
Comment: Why is the Middle East so disappointed with Obama?
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Hezbollah says 'promised victory' imminent in Aleppo
Watch: Turkish air strikes hit ISIS targets in Syria
Hot off the Arab press
Iran's FM: It's in US interest to stay committed to nuclear pact
Rouhani says Iran won't let Trump rip up nuclear deal
Saudi court sentences 15 to death on charges of spying for Iran
Iran's supreme court upholds death sentence for billionaire tycoon
ISIS retaliations attempt to slow Iraqi advance in Mosul
Report: Islamic State leaders called to choose successor to Baghdadi
Hezbollah vs ISIS vs Israel
Trump set to name top Jewish Goldman Sachs official to economic post
Berlin rabbi welcomes next German president Steinmeier as ‘proud friend of Jewish people’
Denmark's chief rabbi allays concerns about circumcision ban
Posters promoting white supremacist, neo-Nazi organization found at Emerson College
AGT International and Cellcom partner to make Israel’s cities ‘smart’
Israeli biotech firm successfully reverses human bone loss in early trial
JNF-USA water expedition exposes global professionals to Israeli expertise, innovation
A reckoning for Ellison on Zionism – and a test for its lobbyists
As Trump heads to Oval Office, Israel-US panel says 'the only thing certain is uncertainty'
Unsettled Gulf Arab states seek to coordinate in wake of Trump election
Mississippi Gov. to ‘JPost’: Trump will be great for Israel
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שְלוֹשָה אַחִים וּמְעָרָה
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Hungary’s Minister of Agriculture tours the Negev
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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.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
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.
The king stated: "As the defender of Jerusalem's holy places, Jordan acted and will keep acting against Israeli violations until east Jerusalem will be liberated from Israeli occupation."
“We are preparing a multi-year project to encircle Israel with a security fence, to defend ourselves in the Middle East as it is now, and as it is expected to be,” PM says.
By HERB KEINON
NIS 300 million project straddling the Arava region is set to be complete in the coming months.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Jordanian daily 'Al-Rai' reports that committee will seek to start criminal procedures against Israel in the International Criminal Court at The Hague.
Tibi returned from his three-day visit to Jordan on Sunday and was the first Arab MK officially invited to visit the Jordanian parliament.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
"I was trained as a pilot not to cooperate with Israel, but to fight it," Majdi al-Samdi is reported to have told his superiors.
While it is not certain any one party can douse the tensions, it is certain that Jordan – at least – wants to.
The Quartet of Middle East peace mediators met in Vienna on Friday and urged Israeli and Palestinian leaders to tone down their rhetoric and calm tensions.
Palestinian and Israeli leaders may not meet directly, but will hold separate conversations at the same location.
According to the reports, the Hashemite monarchy is furious with the Israeli government over recent statements accusing Amman of playing a destabilizing role on Temple Mount.
Israel Natural Gas Lines CEO Samuel Tordjman says pipeline in Dead Sea area will be operational next year.
By HEDY COHEN/GLOBES
Involved in the project as well are EcoPeace/Friends of the Earth Middle East and the Hashemite kingdom’s Jordan Valley Authority.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
Environmentalist argues that conveying brine to the Dead Sea could cause irreparable damage to the basin.
By SHARON UDASIN
"The fact that Israel will export gas to the Egyptian market is a very important strategic asset," says Knesset panel chairman.
By LAHAV HARKOV
NIS 50 million in matching funds are needed to achieve goal, MK tells committee.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
A total of six people are believed to have participated in the attack on the Chez Jo Goldenberg eatery, which killed six and wounded 22.
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
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
Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon met Abdullah on the sidelines of the Munich security conference.
By MAARIV ONLINE,JPOST.COM STAFF
According to Israel Radio, the incident was triggered when Judeh took to the podium to speak at a donors conference hosted by the UN.
Over one million Syrian refugees are imposing severe stress on the always vulnerable Jordanian economy.
By BRUCE MADDY-WEITZMAN
Five years after the Syrian conflict began, more than a million Syrians are still living in Jordan with little hope of returning home.
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.
By BEN LYNFIELD
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.
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
In an interview with Jordanian newspaper Ad-Dustour, Jordanian Waqf minister said that reports about Israeli-Jordanian negotiations lack any credibility.
According to the movement, the Jordanian Energy Minister stated that "Jordan has not canceled the memorandum of intent it signed with Israel.
The discussion will take place after PM Benjamin Netanyahu declared on Sunday Jordan has canceled its decision to import gas from Israel.
Israeli expert: Jordan is an important buffer zone for Israel
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON,REUTERS
Following the reports, the Jordanian BDS movement relaunched its social media campaign against gas imports from Israel that was first launched in September 2014.
On January 8, the ISIS branch in Egypt, Sinai Province, attacked the El-Arish pipeline to Jordan, blowing up the pipeline which carries gas from Egypt to the Hashemite Kingdom.
“The decision to prevent Mashaal from visiting Jordan is now politically motivated,” the sources said.
"Our schools spread extremism, as do our universities. Sometimes, a child or youth returns from school or university with horrid ideas that shock even his parents," one Jordanian educator wrote.
“I believe that political Islam carries the religion of Islam towards the inferno of conflict,” said Fehmi Jadaane, a Jordanian researcher.
Jordanians protest outside UNDP Amman office using Israel-linked security company.
Journalists were not invited to join Carson, one of the leading contenders for the Republican nomination in the November 2016 presidential election.
"The atrocious Paris attacks shows that scourge of terrorism can strike anywhere and any time," monarch says.
The country hosts several hundred US trainers who are part of a military program to bolster the kingdom's defenses.
Camera installation was a Jordanian idea monarch says, adding that they would be installed in cooperation with the Palestinians.
"It is not a choice, but a desperate attempt to protect their families.”
Restaurant owner says foreign tourists enjoy the burgers as it offers them a unique experience while visiting Jordan.
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.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
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.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
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
"There is neither pride nor courage in stabbing unsuspecting Jews, only cowardice and venom."
By LU’AYY MINWER AL-RIMAWI
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.