MKs on Left and Right slam Ghattas for calling Binyamin Brigade Commander ‘murderer’
US public opinion expert: Iran deal can still be stopped
Knesset Aliya committee criticizes conditions at Mevaseret absorption center
Ministers approve bill fining traffic violators on electric bikes
SHOW REVIEW: Cirque Du Soleil– Quidam: Menora Mivtachim Arena, Tel Aviv, July 2
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Beit She'arim tombs in Western Galilee named to UNESCO World Heritage List
Timber Timbre ready to carve a niche for themselves in TA
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Beitar opens continental campaign with goalless deadlock
Lenskiy, Presiado capture sprint doubles at nationals
Beitar begins European quest with road trip to Kazakhstan
Rivlin tells Arab journalists: We must be Israelis not Jews or Arabs
Haredim arrested for throwing rocks at Arab vehicles near Damascus Gate
Second arson in 2 days shuts down Jerusalem train station
WATCH: Flotilla activists release footage of IDF intercepting 'Marianne'
CNN lists Dome of the Rock among 'magnificent structures on the verge of extinction'
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Tzohar opens center for verification of Jewish identity in eastern Ukraine
Costa Rica becomes 33rd country to launch pro-Israel caucus
Foreign Ministry denies reports of Uruguay investigating Israeli embassy worker
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Anti-Jewish protest in London fizzles
PA warns Hamas: Don't carry out terror attacks on Palestinian security forces in West Bank
US will not 'shave at the margins' for Iran deal, Kerry says
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Report: Lebanese Hezbollah and Syrian army enter rebel-held Syrian border city
Amid emerging nuclear deal, Iran deploys new home-built long-range radar
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Barkat: Appoint permanent Hadassah Medical Organization director general to prevent collapse
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Members of the public can submit reactions to gas outline until July 21
Energy Minister Steinitz announces terms of gas compromise deal
Israel's Elbit Systems wins $150 mln Benelux contract
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Government seeks to fill hi-tech manpower shortage
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In April, it was reported that only a quarter of the promised $3.5bn pledged to help rebuild Gaza after last summer's war between Hamas and Israel had been delivered.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Mehmet Görmez visits coastal enclave for first time; Haniyeh calls bond between Palestinians and Turkey, "reliable and sacred."
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.
Shin Bet uncovers Hamas cell in West Bank with ties to Turkey, replacing Syria as its new center for overseas operations.
By HERB KEINON
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
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.
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
Comptroller had slammed poor briefings before ‘Marmara’ raid.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Turkey summons Israeli diplomat after 7 Turks denied entrance; Shin Bet said the 7 had links with Hamas
Alleged secret meeting comes just weeks after Turkish President Erdogan's AKP Party failed to win a majority in Turkish parliamentary elections.
Even though relations between Israel and Turkey are unlikely to improve, the election results could reverse Turkey's Islamization.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
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.
The path to renewed cooperation with Ankara runs through Syria and the Palestinian track
By MOSHE MAOZ
Armenians remain traumatized not only because of the annihilation of their kin 100 years ago, but also by Turkey’s steadfast denial of the genocide.
By ANDREW FRIEDMAN
At 94, Hagana veteran Tamar Eshel looks back on a life of impressive and extraordinary achievements.
By PATRICIA GOLAN
As elections near, Kurdish parties are gaining widespread support against Erdogan’s AK party – posing a serious threat to his autonomous hand.
By DIMITRI BETTONI
Also known as Thera, Santorini is part of the Cycladic group of islands and of interest to the casual vacationer, historian, archeologist, geologist, art enthusiast and nature lover.
By IRVING SPITZ
Before Passover, 10 students from Jerusalem’s Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies traveled to Turkey to take part in a unique community service trip; Both sides reflect.
By GABI BEHIRI,GEO POOR
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
As Kurdish forces gain ground in northern Syria, Ankara threatens intervention, fearing the formation of a contiguous de facto state.
This year the timing of the parade coincides with the holy month of Ramadan, something that could cause conservative Muslims to bristle.
The three sisters and their nine children left in May to make the pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, but did not return home to Britain on June 11 as planned.
Erdogan’s hope of persuading parliament to change the constitution and grant himself Vladimir Putin-like unchecked powers has gone up in smoke.
Erdogan calls on quick formation of new government post Sunday's parliamentary elections.
Ruling AK Party expected to be largest party by far.
Turkish president ups criticism against foreign media with elections fast approaching.
US officials acknowledged ongoing discussions with Turkey about a range of options to step up the fight against Islamic State, but said no decisions had been made.
Weighing between nine and 14 tons, the Hurricane seats up to seven people who use it to engage in combat and reconnaissance missions.
Muhammed Fayyad was taking pictures at the Gazan Ministry of Endowments at the time of the assault.
Third mission for the "lifting of Gaza blockade" expected this summer; Organizers remain mum on details.
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."
“If water cannot be found for cleansing, other cleaning materials can be used," Diyanet declares.
Turkey has much to gain from the Kurds.
By DELOVAN BARWARI
It is always a welcome development when an autocrat- wannabe (even when he struts about in the guise of a democrat) is brought down a peg.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Turkey’s steady march of the past dozen years toward an authoritarian Islamist regime ran into a wall of voters who want a return to secular democracy.
By DOUGLAS BLOOMFIELD
Whatever the outcome is, the stakes are high for Erdogan.
By ABDUL BASIT ADEEL
In that interview published over a week ago, Obama said that the “venomous anti-Semitism” of the mullahs of Iran should not be a barrier to rational decision-making.
The fourth of May is a day of mourning for the Kurdish people.
By UZAY BULUT
For decades, Kurds in Turkey have systematically been constrained from speaking their mother tongue or uttering the name of their historic land.
Turkey and Saudi Arabia are watching developments in Syria closely.
By CAN KASAPOGLU
Samantha Power plays politics with the Armenian genocide.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
The Armenian Genocide was more than just the attempted extermination of a people; it was the destruction of an ancient homeland.
By JANO BOGHOSSIAN
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