Knesset votes down probe of gas plan
MK Magal bill seeks to end businesses' discrimination against West Bank residents
Italian FM: Peace deal could send signal of stability to Middle East
Bennett tours Gaza settler museum to mark 10 years since disengagement
2,000-year-old ritual bath found under family’s Jerusalem living room floor
Franz Kafka’s manuscripts belong in National Library, Tel Aviv court says
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Israel Festival Review: ENSEMBLE MODERN- Jerusalem Theater, June 21
Under-19's warmup with MK's knockout
Mekel needs to make a decision one way or another
Basketball: Disappointed Hapoel Jerusalem snubbed by Euroleague
Tennis: Sela sent packing in first round of Wimbledon
Live: US embassy celebrates 4th of July in Israel
Rivlin to Birthright Excel participants: We have no other homeland.
Netanyahu and Ya'alon visit terror victims in Jerusalem
Shin Bet: Hamas attempt to build terror network in West Bank thwarted
Haniyeh: Hamas more prepared to protect Gaza than ever before
Watch: ISIS threatens to 'uproot the Jewish state'
Suspected terrorist shot at Ramallah checkpoint after charging officers shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’
Belgium to provide $4 million in security funding to Jewish institutions
Rabbi accused of molestation to be extradited to Israel
Community welcomes police decision to move 'anti-Jew' protest to central London
Anti-Semitic hostilities down in France, Germany and Belgium, ADL poll finds
White supremacist behind July 4 ‘anti-Jewification’ protest arrested
Abbas outs top PLO official on suspicion of 'conspiracy' to undermine PA
Brinksmanship ahead of new Iran nuclear deadline
Israel closes crossings with Egypt, Gaza, following ISIS Sinai terror attacks
Year into Sisi's power, Egyptians lament persistent hardships
Egyptian security sources: Dozens killed in Sinai terror attacks
Unions demand collective agreement to ensure vocational conditions
Israeli scientists develop 'smell fingerprint' that could identify every human on Earth
Israel joins Interpol Operation Pangea 8 to seize illegal and counterfeit drugs
Health Ministry says it has not encountered widespread homophobia in health system
Members of the public can submit reactions to gas outline until July 21
Energy Minister Steinitz announces terms of gas compromise deal
Southern Israel feels effects of 5.1-magnitude earthquake that hit Sinai
Gas decision is the right solution for all citizens of Israel, PM says
Apps for finding jobs are among Microsoft Venture’s latest start-up
Tech Talk: Tel Aviv hosts international cybersecurity conference
Government seeks to fill hi-tech manpower shortage
Still got it: Seniors going online to discuss, learn about sex
Jerusalem Post Editorial: Greek tragedy?
The Iran deal and democracy
Candidly Speaking: Explosive new Claims Conference scandals revealed by ombudsman
Letters to the Editor: Same-sex marriage
Reforms – prospects and impediments
An enemy of individual expression
Puzzles of reminiscence
A soul in Sheol
Ten ideas for Naftali Bennett
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This Islamic State madness has gone on long enough
Israel-Palestine: French recipe lacks ingredients
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ISIS purportedly threatens to 'slaughter' Christian Arabs living in Jerusalem
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Pope: Why didn't the allies bomb the railway lines to Auschwitz?
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$100 Million JNF Boruchin Israel Education Advocacy Center Opens
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Living Green in Israel: the Contest and the Winners
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French foreign minister says that national unity government will likely not include Hamas.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Ahead of Fabius visit to region, French diplomat calls stalled peace process "deadly."
This past April, Hamas called on Abbas to “quit the political scene,” saying he remains an obstacle to achieving national unity.
PA head says Israel must "stop violating our agreements and fully commit to them."
Former PM tells Army Radio that Israel cannot continue to rule over Palestinians without risking violent uprising.
At World Economic Forum, Palestinian Authority president calls on international community to intervene on issue of settlement building.
Abbas: Secret talks are being held at a time when Hamas continues to issue “baseless accusations” against PA.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Abbas and the pope met privately for 20 minutes, according to the report by AFP.
In addition to the release of prisoners and an end to West Bank building, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas wants a guarantee that talks will last for at least a year.
During Tunisia visit, PA president says France to soon present peace initiative to the UN Security Council.
Former Kerry staffer praises ex-boss, says ‘treated unjustly’ by Israeli public.
By HERB KEINON
Former US president calls for elections in Palestinian territories
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,STEVE LINDE
PA president and Russian leader meet in Moscow, discuss current state of Israeli-Palestinian relations as well as armed conflicts in Middle East.
Senior Hamas official claims Palestinian Authority leader refuses to share power.
They two leaders will discuss the long-stalled peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians as well as other issues relating to the Middle East.
As relations with the Palestinian Authority get worse, the security and stability in the area is further undermined, defense officials believe.
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
Bayit Yehudi leader's comments come after two IDF soldiers stabbed by Palestinian assailant in West Bank.
By LAHAV HARKOV
PA president angry that Israel took out a third of the funds to pay for services rendered to the Palestinian population by Israel, including electricity, water, and hospital services.
In an interview with the website of the Arab-language newspaper Kul al-Arab, Abbas reaffirmed his commitment to a two-state solution.
PA will look to activate "an Arab financial security net," Abbas says.
Nabil Abu Rudeineh says that the PA will continue to work with any Israeli government that recognizes "legitimate international resolutions."
PLO leaders voted on Thursday to halt cooperation with Israel.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,HERB KEINON
The recommendation will be referred to another PLO body, the Executive Committee, to decide on the timing of its implementation.
By HERB KEINON,KHALED ABU TOAMEH,TOVAH LAZAROFF
PLO Central Council is set to convene in Ramallah this week to discuss the Palestinian response to Israel’s decision to withhold tax revenues belonging to the PA.
Army has increased operations in West Bank for the seizure of ammunition.
Abbas arrived in Brussels after a three-day visit to Sweden, where he inaugurated the Palestinian embassy in Stockholm.
The committee will have 40 members and will be headed by PLO negotiator Saeb Erekat.
Abbas determined to “end Israeli occupation in spite of pressure the Palestinian leadership is facing.”
Tensions in Fatah spilled into violence over the past week as Dahlan’s supporters attacked Abbas loyalists on a number of occasions.
Liberman says incitement of Abbas, Haniyeh, Zoabi and Tibi behind Tel Aviv terror attack; Herzog: "There is no sense of security today for the citizens of Israel."
Hamas deputy leader says group is not willing to negotiate any new prisoner exchange deals until Israel fulfills terms of Shalit deal.
Public employees in Gaza go on strike over salary dispute; "Every day, the government proves it is a government of division and not national consensus," says Hamas spokesman Mushir al-Masri.
Abbas accuses Israeli government of employing “systematic plan to alter the identity of Jerusalem and choking its residents.”
Sami Abu Zuhri says PA playing dangerous game with destiny of Palestinians.
Palestinian chief undaunted by failed bid to win a United Nations Security Council resolution mandating an Israeli withdrawal from the West Bank.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
In response to failure of UN draft resolution PA leader signs to join International Criminal Court.
By HERB KEINON,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
State Department says draft bid calling for Israeli withdrawal to pre-1967 lines "sets arbitrary deadlines" for reaching peace deal, doesn't meet Israel's security needs.
By MICHAEL WILNER,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Abbas said that the Palestinians will decide on their future moves regardless of the result of the vote, but did not elaborate.
"The world is on our side," says PA president; only 9 countries opposed Palestinian statehood bid at the UN General Assembly in 2012, notes Abbas.
Out of total desperation given the near-zero chance of gaining UN Security Council approval of a draft mandating an Israeli withdrawal from the West Bank, Abbas has now turned to Russia.
By SHLOMO SHAMIR/MAARIV ONLINE
Jailed Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti took issue with the text and called on the PA leadership to conduct an immediate and comprehensive revision of its wording.
Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat on Tuesday urged the United States to refrain from blocking a Palestinian drive for statehood.
So far, only seven permanent members have thus far announced their intention to vote in favor of the proposed resolution.
The PA leader’s actions over the last few months – indeed, over the last few days – indicate that he is interested in keeping Netanyahu well-ensconced in power.
PA president meets with Palestinian leadership in Ramallah, details contents of newly-submitted draft resolution to force an Israeli withdrawal by 2017.
Palestinian media reports attribute incitement to supporters of former senior Fatah official Muhammad Dahlan, who Abbas ousted from the movement in 2011.
Served as a top adviser to former PM Salam Fayyad.
Abbas’s advisor on religious affairs also said that the Palestinian leaders also decided to support and activate “popular resistance” against Israel.
A confidant of Abbas said that the Palestinians will maintain the security cooperation with Israel as long as it serves the Palestinians interests.
Abbas condemns death of Ziad Abu Ein as "barbaric assassination."
By JPOST.COM STAFF,KHALED ABU TOAMEH,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Could the recognition of Palestinians as observers at the International Criminal Court be a stepping stone towards full membership?
Acceptance was announced during a session of the ICC's 122-member organizational body at the United Nations headquarters in New York.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Palestinian television shows are discussing the political drama in Israel non-stop and are inciting the atmosphere.
Hamas rejects Abbas' claim that it colluded with Israel and calls on Abbas to stop spreading lies.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
PA president accuses Israel and Hamas of holding negotiations together, saying that Fatah has no presence whatsoever in the Strip.
Abbas threatens to pursue resolution if Jerusalem refuses to resume peace negotiations.
PA chief will outline his Security Council bid before a special session with foreign ministers.
Abbas says South Africa's success in building an independent state can serve as an inspiration to the Palestinians.
Vatican tells Israel that characterization didn’t happen as reported by the media.
By HERB KEINON,REUTERS
Numerous Palestinian officials claim that Jesus was a Palestinian, and are calling him both a Palestinian "martyr" and a "messenger of peace."
By ARIEL COHEN
PA president meets with South African Jewish Board of Deputies before meeting with country's BDS movement.
By SAM SOKOL
La signature du Statut de Rome par Mahmoud Abbas signifie-t-elle forcément que les soldats israéliens feront l’objet de procès ?
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Lors d’une altercation entre des manifestants palestiniens et la police des frontières israélienne, Ziad Abou Ein, dirigeant de l'OLP, a succombé à une crise cardiaque
By RUTHIE BLUM
There is an elephant in the room, which Blair pointedly ignores.
By NEVILLE TELLER
Nicholson says Canada will continue its strong stance in support of Israel.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
EU ambassador to Israel says that there is a growing desperation about the lack of progress between Israel and the Palestinians.
By ABU KHALED TOAMEH
"Israel is withholding our money and this means that the ‘State of Palestine’ will face a crisis.”
Netanyahu: “It’s absurd for the ICC to ignore international law and agreements, under which the Palestinians don't have a state and can only get one through direct negotiations with Israel.”
Palestinians pursue Israelis for alleged Gaza war crimes, settlement activity, Jerusalem may file counter suits.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,TOVAH LAZAROFF,LAHAV HARKOV
Abed Rabbo is one of several officials who see themselves as potential successors to the 80-year-old Palestinian Authority president.
Azzam al-Ahmed, senior Fatah official in charge of talks, cancels trip to Gaza
Fatah officials have denied the report, Israel Radio reports, saying that talks between the two sides have not concluded.
The announcement was first reported by the Palestinian news agency Ma’an.
The Jordanians claim that the head of the Palestinian Football Association did not vote for their candidate; Many are calling on government to revoke Rajoub’s Jordanian citizenship.
Joint List members to visit Qatar.
The Palestinian leader also welcomed the Joint Arab List’s performance in the recent parliamentary elections.
Abbas releases statement of backing for Saudi-led alliance poised to fight against Shi'ite Houthi rebels in Yemen.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Joint List: PA has no partner for peace on the Israeli side; Danon: They should be helping the people who voted for them.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON,LAHAV HARKOV
PA president points to PM's remarks as "proof" that the next Israeli government will not seriously attempt to resolve the Mideast conflict.
At PLO Central Council meeting in Ramallah, PA president calls on Israel to cease settlement construction, release prisoners for return to peace talks.
Them suspects are being interrogated in connection with recent attacks targeting top Fatah and PA security officials in Ramallah.
Abbas claims Hitler and Ben-Gurion were "good friends" in his 1984 work which has, to this day, received little exposure outside of the Arabic-speaking world.
Israel Radio quotes unnamed diplomat well-versed in Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.
Artist Mohammed Sabanneh, a Muslim, said he meant no harm.
The Palestinians aren’t going to change their policy or rescind the statehood bid at the Security Council on the basis of the results of Israeli elections.
The rumor concerning Abbas’s health condition was so widespread that the PA president was forced to make a rare public appearance at a gourmet supermarket in Ramallah.
Mark Twain quipped that "if you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything." That means that Abbas has to remember everything, all the time.
By SARAH HONIG
Abbas’ Fatah organization grew out of secular ideologies. Its largest threat now comes from the growing fundamentalist revivalism sweeping the Islamic world.
By ABRAHAM H. MILLER
To say the Middle East is experiencing trying times would be an understatement.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Pope Francis - like Pope Benedict - has joined the evil-doers to the chagrin of the Jewish people.
By DAVID SINGER
Abbas’s career as a merchant of death rather than an angel of peace stretches all the way back to the early 1970s
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
"Our aim should be incremental steps of increased political, economic and security cooperation between Israel and the Palestinians; This is in both parties’ interest – and ours."
By DOUG LAMBORN
This week: Some of my writings, and the predictions/prescriptions made in them.
By MARTIN SHERMAN
History has taught us that revolutions occur when a nation suffers from the juxtaposition of two circumstances: a weak government and a failing economy.
By LIOR AKERMAN
Netanyahu’s rivals should be Obama and Abbas, not Lapid and Livni.
By DAVID M. WEINBERG