Netanyahu’s office denies stalling on building coalition
BDS movement looking to ‘hold Israel accountable’ over South African visa denial
Netanyahu prepared to crush High Court, undermine foundations of democracy, Gal-On says
Court gives former Bat Yam mayor Lahiani 8 months jail time on state appeal
Researchers map human brain with GPS-like system
Hadassah resumes liver transplants
Universality shown in visual search by fish and humans
Voice of the people
Over 270,000 light virtual candles via Defense Ministry app
Court delays cancellation of Oil Refineries business licenses in Haifa
3-d printing aircraft parts may be in Israel's near future
Chief scientist says startups boom but fail to grow into mature companies
An eclectic array of musicians expected to grace the stage at the Israel Festival
Israel Festival 2015: Out with the old, in with the new
Most Israeli recipes
Out & About: top 10 things to do
Soccer: Kiryat Shmona extends gap over Beitar, sets sights on 2nd place
Shahar Pe’er pulls out tight win in Turkey
Deadlock does Beitar and Beersheba little good
Greens boost BSL playoff hopes with win against Nahariya
Basketball: Hapoel Jerusalem takes over top spot in BSL
Does US military law report help IDF against alleged Gaza war crimes?
Analysis: A high stakes covert battle in the North could erupt into an overt clash
Over 200 attend funeral of Arab teen who attacked checkpoint officers with butcher knife
Israeli Arabs call general strike Tuesday over house demolitions
UN Secretary General: Palestinian militants put UN schools at risk during Gaza war
Sherman to US Jews: Military strike would only set Iran's nuclear program back 2 years
Jewish man attacked in northern Paris after leaving synagogue
Victims' advocate praises Australian Jewish school’s response to allegations
European Jewish Congress gives Kiev Jews $100,000 for security
Anti-Semitism rising again, Jewish leader warns 70 years after death camp's liberation
ISIS kills five journalists working for Libyan TV station
Iran slams Israel, nuclear powers at UN atomic treaty meeting
Iran Revolutionary Guard chief: Saudi Arabia following in footsteps of Israel
Report: Iran bans magazine for encouraging cohabitation out of wedlock
George W. Bush reportedly slams Obama's Mideast policies in closed-door meeting
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After failing to preempt Israel, Iran and nuclear war
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No holds barred: President Bush redux
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Book Review: Anywhere but Zion
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The Armenian imperative
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Egypt’s fight against terror
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The Jewish Communal Fund must stop funding anti-Israel causes
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Holocaust Remembrance Day: What’s in a name?
Sa'ar says national unity government is 'still on the table'
Israeli parties prepare legislative demands for Netanyahu's new coalition
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Persecution of Christians in China at record high
Republican US presidential hopefuls woo evangelical voters
Armenian Archibishop chides Rivlin for referring to genocide as 'mass killings'
Israelis commemorate 100th anniversary of Armenian Genocide, drawing comparisons to Holocaust
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Landscaping Absorption Centers with Ethiopian Immigrants
Holocaust Day Ceremony Honoring the Heroism of Jewish Rescuers
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Chinese Ambassador Visits the Israel-China Friendship Fores
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President of Lombardy Tours Israel Prior to Milan Expo
French Students Get to Know the Real Israel
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Celebrating 50 Years of German-Israeli Diplomatic Relations
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
Arava Open Day: Food Security for Israel and the Entire World
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Abbas accuses Israeli government of employing “systematic plan to alter the identity of Jerusalem and choking its residents.”
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
"A strong Turkey means a strong Jerusalem and Palestine," Mashaal says.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Shin Bet uncovers Hamas cell in West Bank with ties to Turkey, replacing Syria as its new center for overseas operations.
By HERB KEINON
Israel's leaders must stop their attacks on the city, Davutoglu warns.
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu calls Israeli actions "nothing but barbarity to the core."
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
The visit comes at a nadir in Israeli-Turkish relations, amid vociferous and harsh rhetoric between their leaders.
By NIV ELIS
“Concealing or denying evil is like allowing a wound to keep bleeding without bandaging it!" Francis said.
By ARIEL COHEN
Of Turkey’s 80 million person population there are only around 100,000 Christians, but over 1.2 million refugees currently reside inside Turkey's border as they flee the Islamic State.
"You just can't say that, just as you can't say that all Christians are fundamentalists. We have our share of them (fundamentalists). All religions have these little groups," Pope Francis said.
A five-year, $2.5 million government project has restored the synagogue's lead-clad domes and resplendent interior ahead of its Thursday re-opening.
In the study, over half agreed that Jews are responsible for “most of the world’s wars” and sixty one percent said that people hate Jews due to their behavior.
By SAM SOKOL
Abraham Foxman, who runs the ADL, calls move offensive, threatening.
Edirne governor: When those bandits blow winds of war inside al-Aksa and slay Muslims, we build their synagogues.
When the final battle has been fought and won – or even in advance of that happy event – supporting the Kurds’ desire for an independent sovereign state would be a suitable gesture of appreciation.
By NEVILLE TELLER
In addition to the numerous non-Arab minorities that inhabit the region, three major non-Arab states straddle it – Iran, Turkey and Israel.
From the point of view of the West, Turkey’s antagonism towards Syria’s President Bashar Assad outweighs any opposition it may have to IS.
The Western powers can perfectly well see what game Turkey is playing – standing by while IS slowly but surely crushes its traditional Kurdish enemies.
Representatives of the community say three factors have given them hope this year: the pope’s support, the EU’s recognition of their genocide and Kim Kardashian’s visit to Jerusalem and Armenia
By Mati WAGNER,NOA AMOUYAL
For many Armenians, the genocide of 1915 is not a thing of the past. Lebanon is now hosting a number of Syrian Armenian refugees who have been forced to flee fighting in neighboring Syria.
By ALEX YOUNG/THE MEDIA LINE
"I can't wait to explore our country and have some yummy food," the star wrote on social media after landing in Yerevan.
The Kurds may have kicked Islamic State out of Kobani, but 200,000 refugees remain in dire conditions on the Turkish side of the border.
By JONATHAN SPYER
Financial Times reported the story. The newspaper’s editor, Utku Cakirozer, said that police had vetted Wednesday’s edition before allowing it to be printed and sold on newsstands.
"Mossad enflames Islamophobia by causing such incidents," says Melih Gokcek.
Video confirms Hayat Boumeddiene fled France prior to attacks.
Explosive device fails to explode outside palace in Turkey's largest city.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Ministry says federal government “surprised” about the presence of Khaled Mashaal in Turkey.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
Although it faces many internal disputes, for tourists, Turkey is a choice destination
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
“We are concerned when civil society or political leaders call on the Jewish community to denounce Israel,” says State Department’s special envoy for combating anti-Semitism.
Turkish Cypriot official delivers surprise talk at Tel Aviv energy conference.
By SHARON UDASIN
Woman, who told police she was an atheist, posted photo to her Twitter account and angered the Ankara mayor.
40 countries involved in the coalition have acquiesced to the requests of the Obama administration.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Turkish president demanded apology after Biden said Erdogan admitted Turkey was wrong for allowing foreign fighters to cross border into Syria.
Two MKs will attend official centennial memorial ceremony in Yerevan, Armenia, though Israel has not officially recognized the massacre of over a million Armenians as genocide.
By LAHAV HARKOV
The Chabad representative in Nepal is calling the incident a Purim miracle after almost all passengers walk away unscathed.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
Intelligence Minister Yuval Steinitz panned Ankara's decision to skip the Munich Security Conference.
The Munich Security Conference is an annual event that brings together some of the world's top policy makers in foreign and defense policy.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,BENJAMIN WEINTHAL,REUTERS
Netanyahu calls on world to condemn Turkish president for supporting terrorists.
Asked for comment on the legality of revoking Haldi's citizenship, the Attorney-General's Office implied that it would not intervene either.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
ICC's ruling says that the incident did not rise to the level of severity of broad-based war crimes allegations which the ICC is empowered to deal with.
A plot for the ANZAC museum already has been allocated and an architect commissioned.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
At 94, Hagana veteran Tamar Eshel looks back on a life of impressive and extraordinary achievements.
By PATRICIA GOLAN
It was secular strength that replaced Ottoman grandeur, but Turkey in the 21st century is at risk of regression.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN,Laura Kelly
Turkish CEO "absolutely encourages" marriage amongst pilots to prevent depression, impulsive acts mid-flight similar to the plane-crash suicide induced by a Germanwings' pilot last month.
Turkish professor says that the Jews are destroying the entire world as they search for the ark containing the ten commandments.
Turkish president has accused Iran of attempting to dominate the region.
Both Twitter and video-sharing service YouTube were inaccessible for hours on Monday, after a Turkish court ordered the removal of images of a prosecutor held at gunpoint by far-left militants.
Turkish president to meet with Rouhani, Khamenei, discuss bilateral relations, regional issues.
The Revolutionary People's Liberation Party-Front (DHKP-C) had published a picture of the prosecutor with a gun to his head and said it would kill him unless its demands were met.
"If you still shake the hand of Assad, that handshake will be remembered throughout history."
Mevlut Cavusoglu says individual was caught who allegedly helped London schoolgirls who fled Britain to join Islamic State last month.
Crossing into Syria proves an easy feat for the aspiring Jihadi armed with a few dollars and with the help of a smuggler.
Court rules statement to be act of emotional violence, says emotionally wrecked wife must be compensated.
Former Pentagon official to ‘Post’: I think the big point is that it suggests Turkey has lost control of Islamic State; When you play with fire, you get burned.
“We understand that after arriving in Istanbul the girls met an Islamic State member who is charged with helping foreigners who want to join the group."
Fight reportedly broke out when members of ruling AK Party approached female member of pro-Kurdish party.
"Without any checks on my vehicle, which was loaded with arms, we were taken to the border with a military escort.”
Davutoğlu says government will not succumb to the Jewish lobby, the Armenian lobby or the lobby of the Turkish-Greek minority.
Turkey's Western allies have reacted with alarm to what they see as signs of erosion of the rule of law.
In a Reuters interview, Davutoglu said peace in the Middle East and the eradication of extremist groups would be virtually impossible without the establishment of a Palestinian state.
The first edition of Charlie Hebdo since the killing of 12 of its staff members at its central Paris offices last week aroused anger across the Muslim world.
"How can you see this individual who carries out state terrorism by massacring 2,500 people in Gaza waving his hand," Erdogan said.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
There was no immediate claim of responsibility.
Turkish police earlier this month raided media outlets close to US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen.
The oft-repeated Erdogan quote that analysts cite again and again bears repeating – that democracy is a train that you get off once you reach your destination.
Since the rise of Recep Tayyip Erdogan, human rights activists have criticized the government for its treatment of dissent in the press.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Expert on Gulf affairs to ‘Post’: US should consider removing its military base from Arab country, "Qatar and Turkey are in Congress’s sights."
"Turkey will continue to fight against Israel's anti-humanitarian and outrageous actions," Turkish president says.
Almost a million students are enrolled in "imam hatip" schools this year, up from just 65,000 in 2002, when Erdogan's party first came to power.
Turkish Shi'ite cleric: By forming and supporting the Islamic State Takfiri group, the Zionists are now employing that as an instrument, and pursuing their objectives in this way
The basis for such a case is that Qatar and Turkey have each supported Hamas in some way.
Erdogan: Foreigners love oil, gold, diamonds, and cheap labor of Islamic world. They like the quarrels of the Middle East. Believe me, they don’t like us.
Turkish Deputy Prime Minister: The governor made a mistake; We condemn the atrocities against the al-Aksa Mosque, but we cannot look at the Jews here with an evil eye.
"You cannot place a mother breastfeeding her baby on an equal footing with men."
"Muslim sailors had arrived in the shores of America in 1178," Turkish president says.
Former Pentagon official: Even if Erdogan swore allegiance to al-Qaida, NATO could not expel Turkey
The US embassy described the video, apparently filmed by one of the gang, as "appalling" and condemned the attack.
Turkish President Erdogan calls on the UN Security Council to take action amid upheaval in Jerusalem tensions.
The military has been instructed to cease watching the show as part of its new “protection of students” regulations.
Prosecutors found "reasonable basis" to believe IDF troops committed war crimes, although crimes in question were not of sufficient gravity to fall under court's jurisdiction, according to document.
As the war on Islamic State reaches Turkey’s border, its victims include Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu’s vision of a Turkish-led Sunni world.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
Washington based Turkish expert to ‘Post’: “Though Turkey's conservative AKP government would rather have KRG dominate among the Syrian Kurds, it may be a tall order for Ankara's Kurdish policy."
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON,REUTERS
Turkey is “throwing a bone to try to get the US to commit itself against [Syrian President Bashar] Assad,” says Israeli expert.
Announcement marks a significant policy shift by Ankara -a government that has long been hostile to Kurdish nationalists
Incident raisea security fears at Istanbul's Ataturk airport as no security camera footage captured those responsible for mysterious blessings.
Turkish president says new embodiments of famous British intelligence officer are "disguised as journalists, religious men, writers and terrorists.”
"We have not asked for the Turks to send ground forces of their own into Syria," US National Security Advisor Susan Rice says.
Turkey passed a mandate for cross-border military operations in Syria and Iraq but has so far refused to join the military coalition against Islamic State.
American team to arrive in Ankara next week to continue planning, State Department announces.
Monitoring group says extremist fighters have overtaken at least 40% of Kobani.
Turkey wants a no-fly zone and a safe zone in northeastern Syria, to host bases to be used to attack the Islamic State terrorist network.
The Tawhid-Salam group is suspected of conducting illegal surveillance in Turkey.
“If water cannot be found for cleansing, other cleaning materials can be used," Diyanet declares.
This Turkish film is gorgeous but soporific
By HANNAH BROWN
I find myself compelled to take strong public issue with a man I have known, respected, even admired, for almost four decades: Shabtai Shavit, the former director of the Mossad.
By MARTIN SHERMAN
Turkish government has attempted to reduce tensions by removing a seismic exploration vessel and its escort ships from an area where the Republic of Cyprus has been drilling for offshore energy.
By MICHA’EL TANCHUM
Turkey is a proud republic, the foreign policy of which was founded on the motto of “peace at home, peace in the world.” Its foreign policy is nothing else but an extension of that motto.
By DOGAN ISIK
“The owners put the biggest burdens on my children because they are Syrians” says a Syrian activist, refusing to continue the interview.
By MOHAMMED RUZGAR
By ALAN DERSHOWITZ