02.26.2017 | 30 Shevat, 5777
Israeli minister: Trump opening new peace path with Israel-Sunni efforts
Dershowitz calls on banks to close accounts that boycott Israel
Former senior PA official: 'Hamas is willing to go back to '67 borders'
Lebanese media claims Israel threw smoke bombs across the border fence
Former officials dismiss expected critical report on Operation Protective Edge
'Development in Israel of terrorist-killing robots is no state secret'
Report: Trump may pull US out of UN Human Rights Council due to Israel bias
Netanyahu meets with Aussie FM against imposing PA state on Israel
Foreign Ministry likely to declare strike
The quiet comeback of Mel Gibson
Dance review: One. One & One
Coldplay arrives in Israel to scout possible concert locations
Movie Review: ‘Personal Affairs’
Basketball: Hapoel Jerusalem snaps skid in Rishon
Soccer: Mac Tel Aviv tied on points with Beersheba
Casspi waived by New Orleans Pelicans after breaking thumb
Israeli star Casspi cut from NBA's Pelicans after suffering injury
Study may lead to new strategies to combat bacterial infection
The damage that could stem from lack of movement
New Worlds: Crystallization made crystal clear
From Start-Up Nation to Scale-Up Nation
Technion researchers’ ‘breakthrough’ discovery could lead to new antibiotic types
Environmental Protection Ministry orders closure of ammonia facility
Israeli firm to build second sewage treatment plant in Ethiopia
Building frustration in the wild, wild east
Rihanna the rhino gives birth to first calf at Israeli zoo
Fundamentally Freund: Operation Menashe 2017 is underway
February 26, 2017: Selecting judges
The uphill battle over returning to Jerusalem
Shot in the foot
UK watchdog: Islamic State planning terror attacks in Britain
Iran holds naval war games amid rising tensions with US
Iraqi forces advance past Mosul airport, pushing into city’s west
Iran plans to buy Kazakh uranium, seeks Russia help to make nuclear fuel
Iran warns Arab states: Don't be enticed by Israeli attempts to win Arab allies
Iran sends delegation to Saudi for talks on rejoining haj
ISIS releases 'proof' it fired rockets on Israel
What do the warning shots from Sinai mean?
Why does a weakened ISIS see Trump presidency as a lifeline?
US almost deports visiting Holocaust scholar
'Impact of BDS is worse than most people realize'
Texas school teacher fired for 'kill some Jews' tweet
White Supremacist leader Spencer booted from conservative conference
Astronomers find seven Earth-size planets where life may be possible
‘Startups as far as the eye can see, all the way to the sea’
Mobileye outfits 4,500 NYC Uber & Lyft cars with anticollision tech
Donald Trump and American Jews: The first good week?
US Democrats pick Perez over Ellison to lead party
Pence's Twitter blunder: whose flag is it, anyway?
Trump likes two-state solution, but says he will leave it up to Israelis, Palestinians
Analysis: Clinton falls amid assault on establishment
Clinton concedes: 'We have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling'
Hillary Clinton and the glass ceiling: Cracked but intact
NY hassidic village loyal to Clinton despite Trump popularity among ultra-Orthodox
Trump reportedly picks friend of Jared Kushner to serve in administration
Trump calls UN 'sad,' days after Israeli settlements vote
Saddam Hussein's daughter touts Trump's 'political sensibility'
Dermer calls on Trump to move embassy to Jerusalem
La La set to win Oscars
Pyramid of expectations in Cairo
A unique haven for groups and families in the Western Galilee
Israeli tourist arrested for climbing Brooklyn Bridge for a selfie
Podcast: Three Ladies, Three Lattes
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
'Dancing with the Stars' celeb gives baby Hebrew name
Trump appears to invent Sweden terror incident
Disney drops top YouTube star over antisemitic videos
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A taste of its own medicine?
Art that isn’t what
Books: The mystery of things
that remain unresolved
Moshe Gershuni: Up in the sublime, down in the gutter
From Tehrangeles with love
‘We need to stop the silence’
Who decides when Iran has gone nuclear enough to attack?
Love thy French brother
Where Jerusalem creates
The art of leaving Jerusalem
Rapping in English
City Notes: Bloomberg fund grants $1 million to Beersheba
Exhibition: Hello Dolly
Always in the mood for a melody
מֵחוֹדֶש יָנוּאָר צָרִיך לְשַלֵם עַל שַׂקִיוֹת נַייְלוֹן
שִידוּרִים חַיִים מֵהַכְּנֶסֶת
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Pope suggests "better to be atheist than hypocritical Catholic"
John Quincy Adams: Supporting the Jewish homeland with the Bible in hand
Baptist leaders tour Israel
Dedicating a Grove to Avi Sasportas, a Victim of Hamas Terror
“My Angel in the Sky”
CFI Parliamentary Chairman Plants a Tree in Israel and Visits Gaza Border
O.L.E.I Helps Restore Burnt Neveh Shalom Forest on Tu Bishvat
25 year after Khojaly genocide: 'the unforgettable facts between denial and historical justice'
Squaring the two-state circle
J Street's 2017 National Conference
The greatest question for the incoming administration is how they form a cohesive policy on Syria, which Trump views as a mess America should avoid.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Defense Minister said that Israel acts to prevent transfer of WMDs from Syria. As far as is known, it is the first time that a senior Israeli official expressed such a concern.
By YOSSI MELMAN
A military source stated that the mortar fire was likely accidental spillover from battles between Assad regime forces and rebels in Syria's civil war.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
He did not clarify how he believed the developments established a link between Israel and islamist groups.
Activists living in the coastal province of Latakia have alleged that Israeli made drones have been scouring the skies throughout Syria collecting information on rebel positions.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Defense officials declined to comment on the report.
Likud Minister Steinitz says Israel will make it clear to US, Russia and other world powers that Iranian forces must not be allowed to mass on Israel's border.
Photographs showing the vehicle which was bombed by IDF forces in the Syrian province of Quneitra were published on Friday, Arab media reported.
Four rockets were fired from Syria into northern Israel on Thursday, the IDF confirmed. Two of the projectiles landed in the Upper Galilee and two landed in the Golan Heights.
By BEN HARTMAN,JPOST.COM STAFF
Syrian rebels release video of Quneitra area after IAF helicopters reportedly fired missiles at two armed vehicles.
On Thursday the United States said it was hoping to hear from Iran and Assad's other main ally, Russia, on whether they would be ready to abandon the Syrian leader.
Jolie accuses international community of forgetting the Syrian crisis and implored them to work on finding a solution to end the conflict.
By NOA AMOUYAL
Former PM says America "is perceived to have been weakened" over the last several years, but could still destroy Iran's nuclear arsenal in operation he said would be easier than planned campaign against Syrian chemical weapons.
The United Nations says 50,000 people remain in rebel-held Aleppo.
Leading Israeli analysts are not optimistic that the cease-fire will hold over the long run or lead to a peaceful political settlement of the war.
By BEN LYNFIELD
During their meeting at the White House, Netanyahu and Obama laid the groundwork to prepare a Memorandum of Understanding to replace the one that expires in 2017.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Despite attempts to create a different impression, the West has conceded the continued existence of both Assad and Islamic State.
By JONATHAN SPYER
Netanyahu's meeting with Putin focused mainly on the Israel's northern border, with fears of Hezbollah attaining lethal weapons in Syria with help from Iran.
By HERB KEINON
The energy minister says that since the Iran has expanded operations all over the region ever since signing the nuclear deal.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Brunner was described as the right-hand man to Eichmann, a leading Holocaust architect who was captured in Argentina in 1960 and later hanged after a trial in Israel.
The US is the odd man out as Moscow works with Tehran and Ankara to map out Syria’s future.
The Syrian Army’s seizure of the rebel-held area in eastern Aleppo puts the Assad regime clearly on the ascendancy, but the civil war is far from over.
The UN human rights office cited reports that at least 82 people had been killed on the streets while fleeing or in their homes in four different neighborhoods in the last few days.
Locked out of the government system for several hours, Syrian officials turned to Facebook to deny any attack against Assad and update viewers on his current condition.
Along with omitting news of the ceasefire, the regime website and TV are projecting the theme of “We are winning the war and will fight on until victory.”
The Amnesty report documents 65 "torture survivors" who detail flagrant abuses by Syrian prison guards, including rape and beatings.
By DANIEL J. ROTH
Efforts to end the war between Assad and Syrian rebels are a separate affair from the war against Islamic State and other terrorist organizations operating in Syria’s eastern provinces.
In Switzerland, UN, US and Russia deny negotiations have collapsed ; Ja’afari: HNC breached truce.
The recent upsurge in fighting has proven the most acute challenge yet to a cessation of hostilities deal agreed in February.
The government delegation would reject any attempt to include presidential elections on the agenda, he said.
Ten of the suspects were from Syria and the rest from Eritrea, Sudan, Nigeria, Georgia and other countries, he added, without going into further details.
Under the last five years of Assad's presidency, since an uprising first took root in Daraa in March of 2011, between 250,000 and 370,000 have been killed.
At a security conference in Munich, US Secretary of State John Kerry repeated his belief that the Syrian conflict has no true military solution.
Putin made similar comments last year, but Russian officials subsequently denied that Moscow provided military aid to the Syrian opposition groups that Putin had mentioned.
Ex-national security advisor Amidror tells Post Iranian jets cannot challenge IAF air superiority; Defense establishment remains silent over possibility of Iranian jets in Syria.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
World powers hope to negotiate a ceasefire between Assad and Western-backed rebel groups.
Israel’s defense establishment quietly preparing for an expanded presence of the Iranian-led axis in southern Syria.
Arriving in Austria, Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said he was not entering the talks bound by any preconditions.
"Nothing would do more to bolster the fight against Daesh than a political transition that sidelines Assad," says secretary of state.
State Department spokesman John Kirby confirmed the change in policy on Tuesday, saying that a "multilateral" invitation to Iran would not be opposed by the United States.
Obama’s successor will undo his Mideast policy, not out of concern for Russia’s gains or oil’s flow, but because this region’s decay is the main threat to the world’s stability.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
Russia had so far not received such a request from the Iraqi government.
Assad added that he will only leave power if the Syrian people demand that he step down.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says that she welcomes Iran's participation in any negotiations aimed at ending the civil war in Syria, however Iran needs to change its attitude towards Israel.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Iran consistently threatens to annihilate the Jewish state, even though world powers insist the nuclear deal will make Israel safer.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,BEN HARTMAN,MICHAEL WILNER
Iran and Saudi Arabia have put forward rival peace plans for Syria, but their aims are irreconcilable and no end to the conflict is in sight.
Tehran to use momentum from the nuclear deal for possible new Syrian agreement.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
The keystone of Iran’s strategy in the Arab Middle East is its capacity to support Bashar Assad’s regime.
By ELIE PODEH
Assad, in a telegram congratulating Iran's supreme leader on the deal agreed with major powers on Tuesday, called it "a major turning point" in the history of Iran and the world.
On the battlefield, the Syrian military has been losing ground to insurgents who are edging closer to the coastal province of Latakia, an important government-held stronghold.
“Hamas does not fight any Arab regime or any Arab society and does not interfere in the internal affairs of any society," Hamas representative claims, despite evidence that group has trained rebels.
Lebanon's security forces carried out a maneuver to counter militants near the border, a mission that, according to a source belonging to the security establishment, may prove to be a prelude to more actions in several hilltop positions around Ras-Baalbek.
“Hezbollah's intervention in Syria is insanity and Hezbollah has brought this insanity to Lebanon.”
"If Iran wants to be part of the solution, it has to pull its forces from Syria. The same applies elsewhere, whether in Yemen or Iraq," Saudi FM says.
On visit to Turkey, Iranian president vows to work with Turkey "to establish stability in the region."
"We went to watch... dolphins and we ended up in f**king Syria."
Since the beginning of the civil war in Syria, and as the battles have encroached on the Israeli border, the period of utter calm along the Syrian-Israeli border, which has persisted for 40 years.
By SARIT ZEHAVI
Let us walk through this door holding each other by the hand.
By AKIL MARCEAU
It is important to raise our voices and speak to the international community so that people know that no one outside is helping us.
By NASIR PASHA KHALAF
There is a long-standing pattern of the US benefiting from Israeli innovations.
By JOHN GOLAN
Decent people, truly committed to working for a better society but who lack the arrogant showmanship of a Trump or a Netanyahu, will always find it hard to outmaneuver these people at the polls.
By JEFF BARAK
Hamdan told Iranian media that the visit’s main objective was reaching an understanding on the Syrian conflict.
By GRANT RUMLEY,AMIR TOUMAJ
The main threat from Syria is that the fighting between these groups will spill over into Israeli territory.
By LIOR AKERMAN