05.25.2016 | 17 Iyar, 5776
Jordan's king on Independence Day: We'll defend Arab identity of Palestine
Israel's parliament decrees: Arabic signs in all bus stations
Erdan orders freeze on returning bodies of Palestinian attackers
Jordanian officials in hot water after attending Israeli Independence Day ceremony
Netanyahu welcomes Liberman into coalition: 'We are joining hands to move Israel forward'
B’Tselem cuts ties with IDF over ‘whitewashing’
SINAI SAYS: Beersheba’s title a testament to resilience of owner Alona Barkat
Maccabi Haifa lifts first title in five years
Poll: Public prefers Ya’alon over Liberman, Likudniks side with PM
Coalition deal reached in overnight negotiations, signing expected today
Analysis: ‘Teflon Bibi’ dodges another bullet?
Sweet victory for Meir Adoni - again
A Thrilling night in TLV
Prime real estate
From Bimah to Bandstand
Sela ousted in five sets in first round of French Open
Maccabi Tel Aviv, Eilat, Rishon all jump out to 2-0 advantages
Jpost Editorial: Police professionalism
Austria’s election, Jews and Israel
American Jewry: A view from the air
Lag Ba’omer: From Bibi to Bogie to Boujie
Satellite images purport to show ISIS attack on Russian air base in Syria
Iran's defense minister: 'Zionist conspiracy' to blame for Iraq, Syrian conflicts
Human remains from EgyptAir crash site said to indicate blast on board
Hardliner elected as head of Iran's top clerical body due to tap Khamenei successor
Senior Iranian official: Secret, second wife of Iran's FM 'spied for the West'
Too hot for Tehran: Glam couple flee Iran after model photos deemed 'un-Islamic'
Escape to victory: 'Anti-Iranian occupation' team wins soccer cup
Holocaust denial in Iran can be tackled by media, say experts
ISIS plans to ignite ethnic war in Fallujah upon leaving the city, document allegedly reveals
Analysis: Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out
US prosecutors move to unseal case of Ivy League student who defected from ISIS
Australia holds five suspected of plotting sailing trip to join ISIS
WATCH: Brussels Jewish museum commemorates shooting victims
New York county passes BDS law
Rome mayoral candidate promises to name street after fascist politician
Swiss parliament launches inquiry into anti-Israel NGOs
Business groups slam Histadrut call for shorter workweek
Litzman blasts Palestinian ‘political attack’ on Israel at WHO’s yearly assembly
Health Ministry faulted for hands-off policy
Green tech at the forefront of talks on US-Israel collaboration
Prevent Lag Ba’omer accidents and tragedies
Study: Stress worsens Crohn’s disease
Israel faces lack of enforcement of environmental policies, says report
Committee votes to reduce regulations on food pesticides
French PM Valls inaugurates Israel's latest—and largest—solar field
Tech Talk: CES Asia 2016
Tech can’t thrive without women, says Israeli-born Oracle CEO
Travel, tourism and entertainment in the technological age
Australian tells BBC he created bitcoin, but some skeptical
Sanders picks critics of Israel, BDS backer to write Democratic platform
UK's Cameron says ready to meet Trump, pans 'very dangerous' Muslim remarks
Sanders wants Dem platform to better reflect Palestinian aspirations
‘Post’ poll: Israelis think Trump would be better than Clinton at fighting terrorism
Bob Dylan’s forgotten pro-Israel song, revisited
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Grapevine: Underwriting Israel’s future
Podcast: A stable Israeli government? Fat chance
Grapevine: Animal husbandry
Briefing: Eurovision and Europe’s vision for peace
Employees send their boss on a special vacation
WATCH: Kittens are the best audience
WATCH: 6ft Balloon Bursts in Slow Motion
22 Photographs where time really stood still
'In the navy'
On the 50th anniversary of Agnon’s Nobel Prize
Books: Blood diamonds
The forgotten casualties
Whose land is it?
A Jew in ancient Rome
The Russian Underground
SpaceIL: To the moon!
Arrivals: The art of saving her son
The Tisch: Counting for unity
Books: A lost stage
Pavements for pedestrians? Not in Jerusalem
Inside Gilo: Who pays for that?
This week in Jerusalem
Here and now at the Israel Festival
A life outlined by the paintbrush
Rocking in the Western Galilee
Italian Jewish looks, at Beit Hatfutsot
Revolutionizing the coffee shop and supermarket industries
הַצַלָמִים – יְרוּשָלַיִם בְּעֵינֵי צַלָמֶיהָ
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Digging with the Bible
Sanctifying God in the Rhineland massacres
‘Christians are children of the Holy Land; now is the time to integrate’
Dado Scenic Lookout Dedicated on Israel's Northern Border
Golani Soldiers Clean up the Forests of Northern Israel
Canadian University Students Visit Israel with JNF Canada
New Kindergartens, Youth Center for Kiryat Malachi
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Italy-Israel Friendship Tree Planted in Italian Ambassador’s Garden
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
UN World Water Day 2016: Better Water, Better Jobs
International Forest Day 2016: Saying Thank You to the Trees
US Forestry Service Shares Remote Sensing Tech with Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
First-Ever Birthright Israel Trip for Jewish Law Enforcement Announced
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
Peonies and Pineapples in the Negev Desert
An Interview with Israel Prize Winner Prof. Yossi Katz
Arava Open Day 2016
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
Ancient Approaches to Modern Exile
Interviewing a friend
Enough With the Ghosting - Have a Real Break Up!
Hamas leader Saleh al-Arouri is said to have played a role in the kidnapping and murder of American-Israeli Naftali Fraenkel and Israelis Eyal Yifrah and Gil-Ad Shaer.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
Coordinator for government activities in the territories tells Saudi news site that reports Israel agreed to a seaport were false.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Israel's defense minister asserts it is up to Turkey to decide if they want to work to fight terrorism.
By HERB KEINON
“President Recep Tayyip Erdogan knows very well that the Gaza Strip is part of the Palestinian territories and not an independent republic," says senior Fatah official close to Abbas.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
"I am one of the first political leaders officially declaring that anti-Semitism is a crime," he said.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The Turkish Jewish community has reportedly contacted government authorities in the wake of a report on an "imminent" attack by the terrorist group.
By SAM SOKOL
Report cites information allegedly obtained by intelligence officials from arrested ISIS operatives regarding "an imminent" attack.
Kaplan has a history of making anti-Semitic remarks, having previously written that Jews “rule the Western universities and world media.”
Netanyahu, meanwhile, says Israel-Turkey normalization is a "two-way street."
Vandals wrote "Terrorist Israel, there is Allah," on the external walls of the synagogue structure.
An "educational video" titled, Cambrian Fossils and the Creation of Species, has this year been made available to educators as part of a Youngstown, Ohio teachers curriculum.
Kidnappers reportedly threatened to sell the 2 students - who were originally from the Beduin town of Rahat - to ISIS if their families failed to pay ransom.
While Israel is demanding Turkey stop housing Hamas, Turkey has for years demanded that Israel lift its maritime blockade of Gaza, something Jerusalem has made clear it will not do.
State announces it will recognize victims as people targeted by a hostile action.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Erdogan makes remarks at Brookings institution in Washington.
By REUTERS,HERB KEINON
Advisory replaces one issued a day after the Istanbul attacks, in place since August 2014, that advised Israelis to refrain only from unnecessary travel to Turkey.
Erdogan, whose country continues to support and house Hamas, talks to Israeli president by phone after Istanbul attack that killed three Israelis.
Netanyahu's comments followed reports Monday in the Turkish media indicating that the bomber shadowed the Israeli tour group after they left their hotel.
Turkish authorities identified the suicide bomber behind Saturday's attack in Istanbul as a member of Islamic State.
By MAARIV ONLINE
Gold met with his counterpart, Foreign Ministry Undersecretary Feridun Sinirlioglu.
A special delegation of IDF chaplains and Magen David Adom paramedics wheeled Israeli victims onto an IAF transport plane in Istanbul.
PMO's Counter-terrorism Bureau ups travel advisory on Turkey, saying there is a continuing threat against Israel and Jewish targets there.
Wife of 40-year-old from Tel Aviv was also wounded by suicide bomber in central Istanbul.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,DANA SOMBERG/MAARIV HASHAVUA
Simcha Dimri, Yonatan Suher and Avraham Goldman are identified as the Israeli fatalities in Saturday's suicide bombing attack in the Turkish city.
Ahmet Davutoglu condemned "heinous attack" in letter to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Additionally, Simcha Damari, a Dimona resident, has been identified as one of the Israelis killed.
By MAARIV ONLINE,REUTERS
The prime minister condemned the attack which left at least 34 dead and dozens more injured.
Defense minister said that an agreement between the two sides remains elusive so long as Ankara doesn't adequately address Jerusalem's concerns.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he would allow ministerial-level talks between the two countries, but ruled out meeting with the Egyptian president, Turkish media reported on Sunday.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Erdogan was speaking on board a plane transporting him back home following a meeting with Saudi King Salman in Riyadh.
Israel allows commercial goods into Gaza through its land crossings and said that nearly 128,000 tons of material, or 3,750 truckloads, entered Gaza last week.
By REUTERS,TOVAH LAZAROFF
'Hurriyet Daily News' reports that Erdogan will not accept any Israeli restrictions on the flow of Turkish aid to the Palestinian coastal enclave.
Jewish Turkish journalist: The path to a normalization of relations would not be smooth, particularly on the Turkish side.
Regional circumstances have pushed Turkey to look for a rapprochement with Israel, but will its erratic president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan really be willing to about face?
By YOSSI MELMAN
Binali Yildirim, a close ally of Erdogan for around two decades, will be the sole candidate for the AKP leadership at a special party congress on Sunday.
Davutoglu’s attitude toward Israel and the Jews was not seen as much different or better than Erdogan’s.
‘Erdogan is the most powerful leader in Turkish history,’ former lawmaker tells ‘Post.'
Former Pentagon official: Erdogan is trying to Islamize Europe quickly. That is what open borders would mean.
Commemorative events will be held throughout the world this year under the shadow of the ongoing violence between Armenia and Azerbaijan.
By UDI SHAHAM
Ankara walking a tightrope amid ongoing crises.
Organization of Islamic Cooperation issue a communique saying it "deplores" Iran's interference in internal affairs of regional players.
Merkel, who needs Erdogan to deal with migrant crisis, stresses importance of artistic freedom.
By MICHELLE MARTIN AND MADELINE CHAMBERS/REUTERS
The ISIS-affiliated news agency, Amaq, reported Monday that "a security detachment that belongs to ISIS shot yesterday the journalist Zaher al-Shurqat, who anchors anti-ISIS TV programs."
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
Talks of reconciliation have continued on and off for months, with frequent reports in the Turkish media of an impending breakthrough.
Ambassador Vitaly Churkin says plundered antiquities were largely smuggled through Turkish territory.
By LOUIS CHARBONNEAU/REUTERS
Two Turkish-flagged passenger boats carrying 131 migrants set sail from Lesbos to Turkey.
Turkey summoned the German ambassador to Ankara over the satirical broadcast, according to 'Spiegel' magazine.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan condemned the attacks in Brussels that killed at least 30 people on Tuesday and said there was no difference between terror organizations.
Recent ISIS publication calls for attacking “Jews and their allies wherever they find them.”
‘I can’t see how there can be an end to violence in the country’
Turkish interior minister names Mehmet Ozturk, born in 1992 in Gaziantep, as Saturday's suicide bomber.
Savaş Yıldız was a 33-year-old Turkish national from the southern city of Adana.
Netanyahu says no indication that terrorist targeted Israelis • MDA plane dispatched to retrieve casualties.
Irem Aktas made the provocative tweet immediately after the attack.
The clip shows a man loitering suspiciously on a busy street in the Turkish city as unsuspecting passersby continue on the pedestrian pathway in the busy shopping district.
Five killed, 36 wounded in central Istanbul on city's famous Istiklal Street; MK Odeh says six Arab-Israeli citizens were wounded in the attack.
By REUTERS,ARIK BENDER,DANA SOMBERG/MAARIV HASHAVUA
The attack was perpetrated by Seher Cagla Demir, a 24-year-old woman who had reportedly trained in Syria.
Also on Friday, an unidentified gunman killed a police officer and a civilian in a shootout in central Ankara.
The takeover of a major opposition daily signals the demise not only of Turkish democracy
but also of freedom’s global march since 1989.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
Opposition warns the nation will suffer the consequences of media abuse.
By NICK ASHDOWN/THE MEDIA LINE
The area of the new proposed city would make it one of the largest cities in the world.
Bulgaria, Turkey expel respective diplomats from their countries.
Most of this crisis, and the world’s eyes, are concentrated on what was once a Turkish border town of 90,000 people called Kilis.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said that Turkey will continue fighting against all terror organizations and claimed that the YPG carried out the attack in cooperation with the PKK.
The Turkish president dismissed US criticism of Turkey's shelling of YPG forces in Syria's northern province of Aleppo, stating that "Turkey does not intend to stop shelling the YPG positions."
"It is not possible for Ankara to accept certain fait accompli in the area," expert tells "Post," as Russia warns of regional war.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON,REUTERS
Major powers agreed earlier on Friday to a pause in combat in Syria, but Russia pressed on with bombing in support of its ally President Bashar al-Assad.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg urged Russia on Saturday to "take all necessary measures" to ensure NATO airspace was not violated again.
More than one million refugees and migrants arrived in the European Union last year and some 3,600 died or went missing. VIEWER DISCRETION ADVISED.
In an interview with Al Jazeera, the renowned MIT linguist responded to Erdogan’s criticism of him and other intellectuals for their support of Kurdish separatists in Turkey.
Eyewitnesses to the incursion reported that the Turkish forces have not encountered any resistance from ISIS fighters, which raises the question of possible collaboration between ISIS and Turkey.
President Tayyip Erdogan denounced the more than 1,000 signatories of the document, who included US philosopher Noam Chomsky, as "dark, nefarious and brutal" in a speech after Friday prayers.
With conflicts rapidly multiplying around it, Israel is steadily adopting a mind-set of neutrality.
The terrorist attack jolted the state, prompting a government ordered media blackout. Turkey initially reported that the suicide bomber was a Syrian.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
President Erdogan says Syrian suicide bomber is thought to have been responsible for explosion.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu addresses several concerns in wide-ranging policy speech to Turkish ambassadors on Monday.
Observers suggest Turkey should not rush to support either side in this Middle East showdown.
Police declined comment on incident; cause of explosion unknown.
Founder of omnipresent social media platform responds to recent deadly attacks in Istanbul, Brussels, and Lahore.
According to the Dogan news agency, Erdogan's entourage spotted a depressed man on the side railing of the Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul just as he was about to jump.
Isn’t Turkey responsible for the security of the people on its territory?
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Simcha Damri, a retired kindergarten teacher from Dimona, was in Istanbul with her husband, Avi, taking part in a culinary tour along with other Israelis.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Erdogan is in the driver’s seat, steamrolling not just freedom of the press in Turkey but also the EU’s credibility in the face of accusations of “falling silent” on Turkish abuses.
By ESTI JUDAH
Recent developments in Turkey and Israel have led analysts to speculate that there is a possibility of a Turkish-Israeli rapprochement.
By MORAN STERN
The smart thing for Israel to do is to let Turkey’s Islamist president stew in his own juices and suffer the consequences of his own hubris
By MARTIN SHERMAN