01.18.2017 | 20 Tevet, 5777
Protesters call for independent probe into Umm al-Hiran deaths
Sr.-St.-Sgt.-Maj. Erez Levy laid to rest in Yavne
Liberman tells Gazans to ‘kick Hamas out’
Netanyahu to Arab MKs: Stop fanning emotions and inciting violence
‘Mr. Gaga’ dances across the USA
Giving musicians the tools to propel their careers
Section of Highway 1 to close Thursday night
Netanyahu still plans to visit Australia, Singapore next month
IDF holds first talks with Turkish military since 2010
Glick: 'I am going to the Trump inauguration carrying the name of Jerusalem'
Civil Service Commission considers probe of Health Minister
Yosl Bergner dead at 96
CLASSICAL REVIEW: ASHDOD ANDALUSIAN ORCHESTRA Nini and More
Sinai Says: Retiring Rivkin’s legacy linked to future of rhythmic gymnastics in Israel
Hapoel has chance to take control of group
Maccabi defeats Hapoel in Tel Aviv derby
Yellow-and-blue begins busy stretch with league triumph
Weizmann Institute scientists ‘overhear’ viruses ‘conspiring’ to coordinate infections
Innovation convention to offer peek at cities of the future
Does Israeli coffee machine's contain lead?
Israel secures top-10 ranking in 2017 Bloomberg Innovation Index
Ministry D-G: Country’s health system is starving
Health Ministry slammed over artificial colors in food
The West Bank has become Israel's garbage can
Greek energy developer: We are here to open the Israeli gas market
Drilling firm to pursue water, gas, oil projects
Hydroponic farm for refugees, foreign workers launches on Tel Aviv rooftop
‘Getting tough’ is not best approach to changing student behavior
A.B. Yehoshua and ‘the malady of the Jews’
Washington Watch: The peace gamble
Iranian duo's move to Bulgaria makes history in women's volleyball
Former soccer star placed on Egyptian terror list
Watch Live: Zarif discusses Iran's future foreign policy
Report: Istanbul nightclub attacker says he was directed by ISIS
House bill would target Iran's airline and test its nuclear deal
Rouhani: Trump's talk 'propaganda,' he can't cancel Iran nuclear deal
Iran defuses threat to upset nuclear deal over US sanctions
Families of Americans killed in ISIS attacks suing Twitter
8 Egyptian police killed in north Sinai attack
ISIS claims responsibility for Istanbul club attack
In second wave of bomb threats at least 18 US Jewish institutions targeted
Neo-Nazi blogger resigns over revelation his wife is Jewish
Five Jewish Democrats in Congress plan to skip Trump inauguration
'German research institute trivializes Holocaust to attack Israel'
Israeli device to prevent GPS disruptions hits the market
Ramat Gan start-up wows elderly with robot helper
Cooking the real world
Trump UN envoy pick slams settlements resolution as 'the ultimate low'
Watch Live: Biden addresses prestigious forum days before leaving office
Trump's UN nominee to slam world body over approach to Israel
Watch Live: Kerry discusses 'diplomacy in an era of disruption'
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
Jewish comedian Chelsea Handler blames Kardashians for Trump election
Has actress Lindsay Lohan converted to Islam?
Jewish oligarch brings Mariah Carey, Elton John to sing at wedding
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Kim Kardashian takes Dubai in 1st public appearance since Paris heist
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
It’s time for wide
recognition of Palestine
Gotta have faith
Hemmed in from all sides
The challenges ahead
Slow on the draw
and women’s right
A vacuum that
cannot be filled
‘Political leaders, Do your jobs!’
Grapevine: Emek objectors
This week in Jerusalem
Egged, mon amour
This belongs in a museum!
City Notes: Interfaith group donates NIS 1m. for Haifa fire restoration
Facing postpartum depression head-on
I am woman, hear me sing
לַעֲבוֹר אֶת הַקִיר
מַעַרְכוֹת בְּטִיחוּת אַקְטִיבִיוֹת
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
A poor, Catholic farmer's religious duty
The Roman Catholic Dutchwoman who hid Anne Frank and family
Pope condemns radical Islamist attacks as 'homicidal madness'
1st Latin America Young Leadership Conference Held in Israel
JNF USA Contributes $2M to Israel's Firefighting Services
Bringing Life Back to the Forest after the November Fires
Roman Milestones on Display at KKL-JNF Archaeological Garden
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
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.
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.
Plants slated to compete with China in cheap production are projected to provide 13,000 jobs for Jordanians and Israelis.
By DROR FEUER/GLOBES
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
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
Over one million Syrian refugees are imposing severe stress on the always vulnerable Jordanian economy.
By BRUCE MADDY-WEITZMAN
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
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.
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.
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.