MK Orbach takes leave from ministry as health deteriorates
Rivlin lauds Israeli ambassadors to Latin American countries
Iran vote delayed to avoid influencing Israel's election, senator says
Peres on Netanyahu speech: When the US president tells you not to come to US, you don't go
Health Scan: Genetic mutation affects ovaries
New Worlds: Complex metal pieces ‘printed’ at Technion
It takes a village
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Delving into the ‘Night’
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Ronzki ordered to delete campaign video featuring IDF officers
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02.02.2015 | 13 Shevat, 5775
The two Palestinians were throwing firebombs onto a civilian roadway.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Abbas determined to “end Israeli occupation in spite of pressure the Palestinian leadership is facing.”
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Tensions in Fatah spilled into violence over the past week as Dahlan’s supporters attacked Abbas loyalists on a number of occasions.
Dozens of survivors of the attacks may testify in a trial, expected to last up to three months.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Abbas accuses Israeli government of employing “systematic plan to alter the identity of Jerusalem and choking its residents.”
United States provides approximately $500 million in an annual assistance to the Palestinian Authority.
By HERB KEINON,JTA
US officials examining whether move violates US appropriations law for continuation of Palestinian aid.
By MICHAEL WILNER,HERB KEINON,YONAH JEREMY BOB
Palestinian officials have warned the PA may dissolve without these funds.
By HERB KEINON
NGO believes it can file wider range of complaints against Hamas, including for thousands of rocket attacks against Israel.
Abbas says Palestinians will resume their statehood bid at the United Nations Security Council “despite pressure we are facing.”
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
"It should come as no surprise that there will be implications for this step, but we continue to review," a US official told Reuters.
Islamist group reiterates opposition to draft statehood resolution; slams PA for "another failure added to the choice of compromise" with Israel.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
PLO envoys says Palestinian leadership set to convene emergency meeting on next steps after UNSC rejected draft statehood resolution.
Britain says it cannot support new Palestinian UN draft resolution.
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.
Resolution calls for a full IDF withdrawal to the pre-1967 lines within three years.
Survey finds each side perceives the other as constituting a threat to its very existence.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
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.
Barghouti accuses Abbas of making unjustified concessions on rights, calls for significant revision, Malki: Amendments are being made.
So far, only seven permanent members have thus far announced their intention to vote in favor of the proposed resolution.
Prime minister says Israel facing threat of Hamas and diplomatic attacks of the PA.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Day after Jordan submits draft to United Nations Security Council, US says won't show support for it.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,KHALED ABU TOAMEH,HERB KEINON,MAYA SHWAYDER
The resolution passed with 498 votes. Only 88 parliamentarians voted against it out of the body’s 751 members.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
The signatories "reaffirm the illegality of Israeli settlements."|
With upcoming UN vote on a resolution which would set final deadline for Israeli withdrawal to the pre-1967 lines, Palestinians embark on campaign, seeking support.
Congress omnibus includes new Iran oversight, increased defense spending on Israel.
By MICHAEL WILNER
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.
Security coordination between the PA and Israel has been a critical factor in maintaining calm in the West Bank.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,TOVAH LAZAROFF
UN body calls for swift investigation.
Ramallah shuts down for funeral of Palestinian Authority minister.
By NIDA TUMA
Speaking at Jerusalem Post Diplomatic Conference, president says Israel is committed to carrying out a thorough investigation into the events of Ziad Abu Ein's death.
Speaking at Jerusalem Post Diplomatic Conference, head of the IDF Planning Directorate, Maj.-Gen. Nimrod Shefer expresses sorrow at death of Ziad Abu Ein, says no one should die while protesting.
By NOA AMOUYAL
Health Ministry says minister's fragile heart condition caused him to be more sensitive to stress.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH,REUTERS
Abu Ein spent several years in Israeli prison for his role in a 1979 terrorist attack in Tiberias, then fled to the US.
Minister seen clutching his chest before collapsing; disturbances break out in Kalandia.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,TOVAH LAZAROFF
An autopsy is expected to determine whether Ziad Abu Ein's death was the result of a heart attack or of IDF violence; PA leadership still could suspend security coordination with Israel.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,KHALED ABU TOAMEH,YAAKOV LAPPIN
PA hopes for UNSC resolution on Israeli-Palestinian conflict by Christmas; Chief PLO negotiator Saeb Erekat says if UNSC resolution rejected Palestinians will join ICC that same day.
Could the recognition of Palestinians as observers at the International Criminal Court be a stepping stone towards full membership?
Palestinian teen stabs two men in Rami Levy grocery store in West Bank.
Palestinian television shows are discussing the political drama in Israel non-stop and are inciting the atmosphere.
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
Mansour said that the request draft will also include a date by which the Israeli and the Palestinian delegations must come to an agreement.
PA president accuses Israel and Hamas of holding negotiations together, saying that Fatah has no presence whatsoever in the Strip.
Abbas says South Africa's success in building an independent state can serve as an inspiration to the Palestinians.
"Ministry first has to change the law, and Supreme Court unlikely to do so," says east Jerusalem Portfolio head; Barkat: Temple Mount status quo must be maintained amid eroding security in capital.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,JPOST.COM STAFF
"The time has come to find the political will in order to work seriously for achieving the inalienable rights of the Palestinian people."
Congressional appropriators pen letter to Palestinian Authority president warning him that aid predicated on PA commitment to countering incitement of violence against Israelis.
The vote initiative is being spearheaded by the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party
In interview with Italian daily 'La Repubblica,' Suha Arafat says her late husband would be sorry to see Palestinians still fighting on the tenth anniversary of his death.
Outside Ofer prison, near the West bank city of Ramallah, Palestinians threw stones at Israeli forces who replied with tear gas to disperse the crowds.
"If recent events offer any indication, the Security Council will once again remain silent as Israel buries yet another victim of Palestinian terrorism."
By MAYA SHWAYDER
According to AFP, left-wing lawmakers in parliament are readying to submit a motion calling on the government to extend recognition.
"Intelligent people have humor," Margot Wallström says of her back and forth with Liberman.
Relative quiet pervades Friday morning as Temple Mount reopens; police remain on high alert in capital.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,DANIEL K. EISENBUD,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Israel Police decide to reopen Temple Mount after closing it for first time in 14 years; entrance will be limited to men over 50 and women; Fatah calls on Palestinians to "defend Aksa Mosque."
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
The Palestinian Authority President says he does not want an intifada and wants to keep Jerusalem's holy places quiet.
Israeli official says that the Upper House of the Irish parliament is a relatively insignificant body, and that the vote is only symbolic.
Proposed resolution will call for Israel to withdraw to the pre-1967 lines.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,HERB KEINON
"What we want is not something symbolic, but something that is useful for peace," foreign minister says.
Mike Freer, who represents the largely Jewish-populated districts of Finchley and Golders Green, resigned as parliamentary private secretary.
Mardi 30 décembre, l’Autorité palestinienne n’est pas parvenue à faire passer sa résolution. Pourquoi la France a-t-elle soutenu le texte ? Qui sont aujourd’hui les alliés d’Israël ?
Washington et Ramallah ne cessent de répéter qu’elles ne souhaitent pas interférer dans les élections israéliennes, et pourtant, sur le terrain, chacun a déjà choisi son camp
Ils se prénomment Fadi, Ali ou Issa, et pourraient peut-être incarner demain le leadership palestinien. Pour autant, le prétendant numéro 1 reste le tristement célèbre Marouan Barghouti.
By ANDREW FRIEDMAN
Si, 10 ans après sa mort, rares sont ceux qui pensent qu’Arafat était un bon partenaire de paix, que faut-il penser d’Abbas ?
By DAVID M. WEINBERG
Le chef de l’Autorité palestinienne a souvent été soupçonné de négationnisme. Le Dr Edy Cohen revient sur l’ouvrage de M. Abbas L’autre visage : les contacts secrets entre le nazisme et le sionisme
Tous les signes convergent désormais vers une certitude : l’heure est venue pour Israël de délaisser l’OLP.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
Israel spends much less than the PA on its foreign service, then wonders why it’s losing the PR war.
By EVELYN GORDON
No Palestinian leader will dare to sign up finally to a two-state solution, since to do so would be to concede that Israel has an acknowledged and legitimate place within Mandate Palestine.
By NEVILLE TELLER
Any still-proposed “Two-State Solution” derives from an historical and conceptual misunderstanding of Israel and “Palestine.”
By LOUIS RENÉ BERES
The PA's interim-appeal to the US Supreme Court was denied.
Eleven families of terror victims are suing the Palestinian Authority for alleged involvement of personnel in 7 terror attacks from 2001-2004, during the 2nd intifada.
The nongovernmental group Honenu had defended the two men and, together with attorney Adi Kedar, had secured their freedom only after appealing the arrest to the High Court of Justice on Wednesday.
Some 30,000 cases of H5N1 had been identified, with 15,000 resultant deaths and 10,000 other birds "destroyed."
By SHARON UDASIN
Dozens of survivors of terrorist attacks may testify in a trial expected to last up to three months.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,FRANK G. RUNYEON
Lead lawyer: "More than a decade after these six horrific terrorist attacks left Americans dead or wounded, today marks the day that survivors brought the perpetrators to face justice."
Palestinians pursue Israelis for alleged Gaza war crimes, settlement activity, Jerusalem may file counter suits.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,TOVAH LAZAROFF,LAHAV HARKOV
Abbas’s Fatah faction published a poster depicting Abdel Rahman al-Shalodi, the Palestinian behind Wednesday’s terrorist attack in Jerusalem, as a “hero and martyr.”
The Palestinian campaign includes legal efforts, mass media manipulation, active public diplomacy, incitement, boycotts and sanctions.
By GILEAD SHER
There seems to be a dearth of a young guard to replace the PA president as he approaches his 80th birthday
Premium special: A glimpse into historical moments in Israeli news from this week in 'The Jerusalem Post' front covers.
By CAROLINE FRANK
The protest in Jerusalem was among a number of demonstrations across the Middle East on Friday, some turning violent, against Charlie Hebdo's new cover featuring Mohammad.
By DOV LIEBER,REUTERS
The preliminary inquiry could lead to charges against Palestinian and Israeli officials.
Palestinian Authority says can't fulfill its responsibilities toward Palestinians in enclave unless Hamas relinquishes control.
PLO payments to prisoners is NIS 800 more than Palestinian security forces' salary.
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.
Hamas hails breakup of Israeli coalition, says move indicates victory of Islamist group during summer Gaza conflict.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
The basis for such a case is that Qatar and Turkey have each supported Hamas in some way.
Palestinian Authority FM says decision to postpone statehood bid came following US pressure and threats, along with failure to secure backing of 9 UNSC members.
Palestinian authority president vows that, "during this year and next year there won't be any type of clashes" in the coastal enclave.
If he remains in power, Netanyahu will lead Israel into international sanctions and increasing boycotts.
By GERSHON BASKIN
In Arabic, Abbas and his Fatah cronies continue inciting against “the Israeli occupation army” and encouraging the use by any means to accomplish the Palestinian objective of “liberating Palestine."
By RACHEL BRESINGER
The increase in Palestinian attacks threatens the stability of Netanyahu’s popularity and government, in part because Israelis still harbor hopes that negotiations might work.
By JPost Editorial
He spews out extremist vitriol and seeks the criminalization of Israel in international fora, and legitimizes terrorism when speaking to Palestinians.
The separation wall that was built around the city in the south, east and north, was constructed to keep Palestinians out of the city.
The war against Islamic State needs to continue as if there were no negotiations going on with the Palestinians or war with Hamas.
By LIOR AKERMAN