Italian FM: Peace deal could send signal of stability to Middle East
Bennett tours Gaza settler museum to mark 10 years since disengagement
Netanyahu's clandestine trip to hospital fuels talk of succession
US 'continuously' briefing Israel from Iran talks
Franz Kafka’s manuscripts belong in National Library, Tel Aviv court says
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Mekel needs to make a decision one way or another
Basketball: Disappointed Hapoel Jerusalem snubbed by Euroleague
Tennis: Sela sent packing in first round of Wimbledon
Foreign Affairs Ministry: UCC decision to divest 'immoral'
Publishing gas plan doesn’t solve political problem
Islamic State threatens to topple Hamas in Gaza, 'uproot the Jewish state'
Suspected terrorist shot at Ramallah checkpoint after charging officers shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’
Shin Bet chief says Palestinian terror attacks up 50% since 2012
Israeli man wounded in West Bank terror shooting dies in Jerusalem hospital
As tensions escalate, anti-Arab graffiti with swastikas found in Jerusalem neighborhood
Belgium to provide $4 million in security funding to Jewish institutions
Rabbi accused of molestation to be extradited to Israel
Community welcomes police decision to move 'anti-Jew' protest to central London
Anti-Semitic hostilities down in France, Germany and Belgium, ADL poll finds
White supremacist behind July 4 ‘anti-Jewification’ protest arrested
Obama warns Iran in eleventh hour nuclear negotiations
Egypt’s Sisi calls for new measures against terrorism following assassination
Iranians arrive in Vienna to seal the deal; interim agreement extended 7 days
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Hamas shuts offices of Gaza's sole cellular operator
Unions demand collective agreement to ensure vocational conditions
Israeli scientists develop 'smell fingerprint' that could identify every human on Earth
Israel joins Interpol Operation Pangea 8 to seize illegal and counterfeit drugs
Health Ministry says it has not encountered widespread homophobia in health system
Energy Minister Steinitz announces terms of gas compromise deal
Southern Israel feels effects of 5.1-magnitude earthquake that hit Sinai
Gas decision is the right solution for all citizens of Israel, PM says
Israel Security Cabinet deems gas issue of ‘national security,’ allowing deal to advance
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Tech Talk: Tel Aviv hosts international cybersecurity conference
Government seeks to fill hi-tech manpower shortage
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07.01.2015 | 14 Tammuz, 5775
Former Kerry staffer praises ex-boss, says ‘treated unjustly’ by Israeli public.
By HERB KEINON
The PA Foreign Ministry accused Kerry of ignoring international condemnations of Israel.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
PLO Central Council is set to convene in Ramallah this week to discuss the Palestinian response to Israel’s decision to withhold tax revenues belonging to the PA.
The officials were responding to consistent claims from top US and EU officials that if the money is not transferred soon the PA may fall apart or stop security cooperation with Israel.
PA chief negotiator says UN draft resolution mandating Israeli withdrawal to 1967 lines within two years will move forward in a matter of days.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The Palestinian Authority has said it plans to submit its UN resolution, possibly as early as this week.
By MICHAEL WILNER
PM says Israel reserved “freedom of action” to repel both the Palestinian and French proposals expected to be brought to the United Nations Security Council.
US official says Palestinian draft might "not [be] the way we would look at handling a very complicated security negotiation."
Secretary of State to meet Netanyahu, Erekat in Rome on Monday.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Former prime minister warns that Israel should be concerned by calls for boycott from Europe and says relations with US have been harmed, but not destroyed.
US secretary of state also called for Palestinian leaders to condemn attack that left 4 dead.
Remarks come after US secretary of state meets with Abbas and then holds trilateral meeting with Netanyahu and Abdullah.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
US secretary of state meets with Abbas and then holds trilateral meeting with Netanyahu and Abdullah; all leaders pledge support for plan.
Peacemakers, not their opposition, must control the fate of Jerusalem and the process toward a solution between Israel and the Palestinians, US Secretary of State says.
The November 3rd talks will focus on the stalled peace process, Psaki notes.
Fears of religious conflict, or Intifada, "extremely concerning" to Washington.
US secretary of state says there is an urgent need to renew peace talks; rebuffs reports that Obama aims to freeze Congress out of decision-making process on Iran deal.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
"Asserting that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict reinforces ISIS, gives a boost to global terrorism," economy minister charges.
US Secretary of State says that unrest between Israel and the Palestinians fuels unrest in the Middle East.
At Gaza donor conference, US secretary of state pledges additional $212 million for Palestinians, but says money not enough; Abbas says perpetual state of war no longer acceptable.
US official skeptical full reconstruction funding can be raised; Kerry to meet with Abbas on sidelines; Hamdallah: Gaza must be linked to West Bank.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,REUTERS
Jewish officials raise concerns about deal with Obama administration officials.
Kerry says visit to France is "to give a big hug" to Paris in light of recent spate of attacks.
L’Iran voulait un accord plus que tout. Si les pourparlers n’ont finalement pas abouti, c’est que les Américains et européens ont pris conscience que les conditions nécessaires n’étaient pas requises
By YOSSI MELMAN
As the 31 March deadline for a framework agreement between the P5+1 and Iran is fast approaching, US Congressional disagreements over executive orders continue to stir.
By NEVILLE TELLER
A contract, any contract, is only as good as its wording.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Sides emphasize that major obstacles remain to finalizing a deal under which Iran would cut back its nuclear program in exchange for relief from economic sanctions.
Condition of US Secretary of State defined as stable.
Barack Obama's administration chose a path to cut back bilateral ties, proclaimed policy towards 'isolating' our country at the international scene
Obama administration attempting to water down congressional oversight bill to "preserve our ability to implement an agreement."
The Islamic State is forcing the US to reevaluate its stance on Syria and will eventually have to negotiate with the despotic leader.
Top US diplomat says he responded with "utter disbelief" at open letter signed by 47 Republican senators that threatened to undo any nuclear agreement reached between Tehran and Washington.
The FBI has been investigating Levinson's disappearance; in 2012, it offered a rare $1 million reward for any information that could lead to his safe return.
By traveling to Switzerland, Saudi Arabia and Britain this week, US Secretary of State John Kerry will avoid being in Washington at the same time as Netanyahu.
PM will leave Israel Sunday at around noon, and be in Washington for less than 48 hours before flying back Tuesday afternoon.
By MICHAEL WILNER,HERB KEINON
Speaking on meeting, Prime Minister Netanyahu says it signals "a dangerous deal enabling Iran to produce nuclear weapons that would threaten the survival of Israel."
Kerry's talk comes amidst the latest flare-up in tensions between US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Sleeper cells planning attacks in France, Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Western officials said they were aiming to secure an agreement on the substance of a final accord by March but that more time would be needed to reach a consensus on the technical details.
The meeting is taking place just two weeks before Iran's self-imposed November 24 deadline for reaching a comprehensive nuclear deal.
Four-fifths of US House of Representatives signed the letter.
Israel: Peace essential precursor to arms control; UN’s Ban disappointed on failure to narrow differences
Channel 2 reports that Kerry wanted to come to Mideast to advance various regional issues.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,MICHAEL WILNER
The Secretary of state says There is a lot of ‘hysteria’ in Israel while Netanyahu says this is the ‘challenge of our generation.’
Defense minister warns West giving Tehran "seal of approval" that will further endanger the world.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,HERB KEINON
No indication of Netanyahu's visit or even the invitation by US house speaker John Boehner was mentioned in a recent meeting with the Israeli ambassador, a US source says.
Top US diplomat reportedly agrees it was a "little unusual" to hear about invitation from House speaker's officer and not by usual means of diplomatic protocol.
UN Security Council pressure on Israel to quit territories would play into the hands of Netanyahu and Bennett, Livni and Peres reportedly told Kerry.
The premier said that Israel would not accept "unilateral acts that are time-dependent."
PM Netanyahu says withdrawing to pre-1967 lines within two years is not in the cards.
US secretary of state delivers remarks to Saban Forum; says fight against Islamic State has created new opportunities for regional cooperation.
"We hope that whatever government is formed is a government that can move towards resolving the differences between Israelis and Palestinians."
German FM Steinmeier to meet separately with the prime minister and with FM Liberman.
The public spat has put noticeable strain on the administration, Kerry said, who has known Netanyahu for decades and has worked on a near-daily basis with him since becoming secretary of state.
US secretary of state says recent slurs reportedly made by anonymous Obama official has "made our lives much harder."
"When our ammunition supplies ran out during Operation Protective Edge, it was the US that sent us more," the foreign minister told Channel 2.
In her remarks to the press, the State Department's deputy spokesperson, Marie Harf, said that Kerry's remarks were taken out of context "for political reasons."
Detailing the parameters of an Israeli-Palestinian peace treaty
By GERSHON BASKIN
Talks under way in the Austrian capital are supposed to wrap up two years of negotiations over Iran's nuclear work.
Kerry and Iran's Zarif see hard work ahead as nuclear talks begin.
Senior Iranian negotiator Abbas Araqchi told Iranian reporters that the current negotiations were a "slow and difficult process."
Critics and supporters of Kerry agree that an Iran deal would seal Kerry's legacy despite his earlier failures.
"We’re not fixated on Iran specifically accounting for what they did at one point in time or another," Secretary of State said on Tuesday.
Less than three weeks before deadline, US negotiators believe the talks will likely come down to the wire.
US maintains it is not entertaining an extension in the talks.
US secretary of state flies home for treatment of femur broken in bicycle accident, could be grounded for weeks.
"A ceasefire is not peace...because even the most durable of ceasefires is not a substitute for peace," Kerry says.
Saudi-led coalition began strikes against the Houthis on March 26, aimed at pushing the Iranian-allied militia back from captured areas.
The Obama administration would abide by its pledge to deny Iran a nuclear weapon, Kerry told Channel 10.
IAEA chief Amano says emerging deal would help UN atomic watchdog to better monitor Iran's nuclear program.
In response to the agreement between Obama and Congress, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham stated that Iran will not allow US domestic politics to derail nuclear negotiations.
Kerry has said the sanctions would be suspended in phases.
"We are working on setting parameters of the issues that will led to drafting the final deal by end of June."
Talks continuing into eighth day as China warns of "wasted" time; US and Russia send mixed signals on "understanding."
Ministers from Iran, P5+1 meet again to end impasse in negotiations less than 2 days before deadline to reach framework accord on Tehran's disputed nuclear program.
"It is a matter of political will and tough decision making ... and we must all choose wisely in the days ahead," US Secretary of State says.
Research and development, access to Parchin military base remain sticking points; Full P5+1 will meet Wednesday on Swiss Riviera.
It didn't have to be this way. At the beginning of the Syrian tragedy in 2011 Obama should have been firmer and more aggressive.
Bilateral US-Iran negotiations last hours on the Swiss Riviera; Zarif to Brussels for EU consultations; LATimes: US built replicas of Iran's nuclear facilities.
Obama administration official tells the Post the secretary's team hopes to "seal the deal" and "get it done" by the end of the month.
Top American diplomat says US "will not take our eye off of Iran's other destabilizing actions in places like Syria, Lebanon, Iraq and the Arabian peninsula, Yemen particularly."
Convincing Saudi Arabia to accept any agreed nuclear deal is important to President Barack Obama because he needs Riyadh to work closely with Washington on a host of regional policies.
Iranian foreign minister cautiously optimistic that deal on Tehran's nuclear program could be reached soon; US officials say sticking points remain.
Araqchi said that Iran would not succumb to pressure and agree to a deal that would not be a "win win situation" in the interest of both sides.
US Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz and Iran's nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi spent most of the day separately negotiating technical details of curbing Iran's nuclear program
The United States, which has a veto at the Security Council, has already indicated it finds the timeline in the Palestinian proposal unacceptable.
US wants political agreement within four months; secretary of state warns against new sanctions legislation from the new Congress, as talks extend seven months.
Officials call November 24 deadline "impossible"; Iran Navy "monitoring" foreign maneuvers after Israel renews threat of military action.
Kerry is in London Monday to brief government officials from the Middle East on the progress of the talks.
Fight against Islamic State also to be on agenda when two leaders meet.
US secretary of state reiterates that nuclear negotiations are not tied to any other events at stake in the region.
At Gaza donor conference, US secretary of state pledges additional $212 million for Palestinians, but says money not enough.
The Iranian media, which has been known to report "conspiracy theories" in the past, runs story refuting that Kerry was hurt in a cycling accident.
Netanyahu, if you want us to block international initiatives on Palestinian statehood at the UN, we need more than another vacuous speech from you.
By DOUGLAS BLOOMFIELD
The latest in Kerry’s long litany of dire predictions is his warning that the Palestinian Authority might not survive if Israel keeps withholding the tax revenues it collects for Ramallah.
By JPost Editorial
Lapid doesn’t openly specify who’s to blame for what he brands a ‘crisis,’ but he does more than hint that it’s not above-reproach Obama.
By SARAH HONIG
Netanyahu should initiate a gesture of reconciliation, perhaps a phone call, or maybe a special envoy to Washington, to appease the angry ones there.
By NACHMAN SHAI
Kerry treacherously crossed a redline in a calculated move that should send chills down the spine of every thinking person.
Kerry's comments stirred up quite a controversy.