Israel should take in refugees fleeing Mideast carnage, Yesh Atid lawmaker says
Armed terror drones to be part of future wars, defense analyst tells ‘Post’
Likud won't try to split Yisrael Beytenu
Now who's pulling the strings?: The newest political puppets in Knesset
Natalie Portman's directorial debut is a bitter-sweet Israeli homecoming
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Israel primed for Russia opener in EuroBasket tournament
Israel's Samuel strikes gold at rowing world championships
Soccer: Israel cruises past Andorra to maintain Euro 2016 hopes
Netanyahu nixes law banning public broadcasters from publishing opinions
Palestinians protest as Israelis gather for pro-IDF rally near West Bank village
UN expected to easily pass resolution allowing Palestinian flag to fly at New York HQ
Settlers to hold rally near Palestinian village of Nabi Saleh in support of IDF soldiers
'Israel-Egypt ties never been better, yet don't expect Sisi trip to Jerusalem'
Palestinian prevents lynching of 5 lost American yeshiva students in Hebron
Biden meets Jewish leaders in Florida to defend Iran nuclear deal
EU official at center of police probe after alleged anti-Semitic attack on co-worker
Norwegian politician compares smoking bans to Nazi persecution of Jews
German politician: Israel’s security fence is worse than communist Berlin Wall
IFCJ’s Eckstein decries failures of Jewish charities
In blow to Obama, top Jewish Democrat says will oppose Iran deal
'US Jews can't hide disappointment with New Jersey Democrat for backing Iran deal'
Iran deal support in Senate approaches filibuster-proof majority
Surviving Congress, nuclear deal heads to Iran's parliament
Kerry concedes need for ground offensive against ISIS that will include Middle East countries
WATCH: New video shows ISIS in Sinai likely has advanced Russian weapons
'CIA launches secret drone campaign to hunt down top ISIS terrorists'
Brokers for group liberating kidnap victims 'worse than ISIS,' says one-time supporter
Saudi king to meet with Obama amid Gulf concerns over Iran nuclear deal
'Post' health and science editor to receive honorary doctorate
Yad Sarah asks synagogues to boost accessibility for the elderly and disabled
Hadassah follows US centers in using embryonic stem cell for optical procedures
Litzman takes oath, becomes first Agudat Yisrael minister in 63 years
Environmental NGO unveils Israeli-Palestinian-Jordanian hiking, cycling trails
Environment Ministry: Transportation was biggest source of urban pollution in 2014
Experts at TA confab say improving habitats for migrating birds is crucial to their survival
Finance Ministry pledges to reform solar energy sector
Haredim join the hi-tech world by the busload
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Israeli tech students to develop solutions for elderly citizens
Exclusive: Kandel proposes Israeli International Development Fund ‘TOV’
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Official says that the Palestinian diplomatic modus operandi is one of brinkmanship: refuse to negotiate, and then threaten different various “doomsday scenarios.”
By GIL HOFFMAN,HERB KEINON,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
The 80-year-old Abbas reportedly wants to retire due to his age and out of the desire to be "an ordinary citizen."
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
The former Fatah official stated that he is not calling for a national reconciliation between Fatah and Hamas. Instead, his solution "is to unify all Palestinian governmental groups into the PLO."
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Hamas says the move is “invalid” because it does not take into consideration efforts to achieve reconciliation between Hamas and Fatah.
10 American families in February won a $655 million verdict against the PLO and PA for supporting terror; PA wishes to appeal ruling, but may need to post sizable bond.
Palestinian officials are calling for an immediate halt to any form of Israeli-Palestinian meetings.
At speech in Santiago, Palestinian representative to Chile denies existence of the Jewish people.
By SAM SOKOL
Statement comes in response to the PA’s ongoing security crackdown on Hamas supporters in the aftermath of the Islamist movement’s victory in the Bir Zeit University elections last week.
Located on the city’s southern end, the neighborhood of some 20,000 residents, creates a wedge between Israeli Arab neighborhoods of Jerusalem from the nearby Palestinian city of Bethlehem.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
The French experts “maintain that the polonium 210 and lead 210 found in Arafat’s grave and in the samples are of an environmental nature.”
PLO leaders voted on Thursday to halt cooperation with Israel.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,HERB KEINON
The recommendation will be referred to another PLO body, the Executive Committee, to decide on the timing of its implementation.
By HERB KEINON,KHALED ABU TOAMEH,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Kerry phoned Abbas to urge him to refrain from taking “harsh” decisions before the upcoming Israeli elections.
Italian lawmakers on Friday backed a non-binding resolution that encourages the government to recognize Palestine as a state.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Palestinian official says charges are baseless and the New York Court ignored the legal precedent set by other US courts.
"The defendants have already been boasting that they will appeal the decision and we will never collect on the judgment – but we will go to the end of the earth to collect it.”
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,FRANK G. RUNYEON,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
The collection of 1,600 posters, many of which focus on Palestinian armed struggle against Israel, were submitted to UNESCO by American art curator Dan Walsh.
Defense lawyers argue that Palestinian government should not be held liable for crimes of few militants.
Palestinians welcome decision by International Criminal Court to launch an inquiry into possible war crimes in the Palestinian territories.
Erekat: Proposal is being made on behalf of Palestinians and Arab countries.
Ramallah shuts down for funeral of Palestinian Authority minister.
By NIDA TUMA
“We don’t want to assault anyone and we don’t want anyone to be harmed. But we also don’t want anyone to harm our people and religious sites,” said Abbas.
Chief PLO negotiator's move comes in response to Israeli government’s decision to promote plan for construction of 500 new apartments in Jerusalem’s Ramat Shlomo neighborhood.
Leading Jewish American group denounces UK lawmakers' passage of non-binding motion, saying it reduces "the United Kingdom’s standing as an honest broker in international affairs."
Palestinians hope to see larger role for world body and European Union.
By ABDULLAH H. ERAKAT/THE MEDIA LINE
Should UNSC bid fail, PLO plan would move into phase two, which involves signing international treaties, Palestinian source says.
PLO: Closure part of Israel’s efforts to negate Palestinian rights and destroy prospects of peace.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
PLO Executive Committee Member Hanan Ashrawi issued her statement to the media shortly after Netanyahu addressed the opening session of the 69th UN General Assembly in New York on Monday.
"The world has yet to come to grips with the immensity of the crime" in Gaza, executive committee member says.
By ANNA HIATT
'It is a sad day when international politicians of all stripes can no longer discern between good and evil.'
By MALCOLM HEDDING
A new road in La Seyne-sur-mer will be named after the late PLO leader.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
With formation of unity gov't, Abbas's commitment to Kerry would require Hamas to publicly denounce own charter.
By MICHAEL WILNER
PLO says settlement construction continues under Netanyahu government, and statements were made to placate Kerry.
Dr. Hanan Ashrawi fumes at Israeli diplomat's "verbal and actual rejection of the two-state solution and hence peace."
US, Canada lauds move to re-engage with United Nations Human Rights Council whilst the Palestinians, Pakistan remain skeptical.
Though many see Israeli politics as the main stumbling block toward peace, many more don't trust their own politicians.
PA negotiator Erekat: Israel should meet obligations previously made to freeze settlement building, free Palestinian prisoners.
Fatah official says only PLO is authorized to conduct negotiations as the “sole legitimate representative of the Palestinians.”
In interview with Army Radio chief PLO negotiator says of West Bank elections, "we use ballots not bullets."
Lors d’une altercation entre des manifestants palestiniens et la police des frontières israélienne, Ziad Abou Ein, dirigeant de l'OLP, a succombé à une crise cardiaque
By RUTHIE BLUM
The world has been duped into the use of language that reflects fiction - not fact.
By DAVID SINGER
Both Fatah and Hamas have concluded that unlike past agreements, the new accord is essential to adjust to the changing dynamics in the region and their bilateral relations.
By ALON BEN-MEIR
Entrapped by a fictitious narrative that dismisses binding international law whilst maintaining an illusory belief it can be re-written - the Arab League and the PLO will surely miss yet another opportunity.
A tribute to Ron Pundak.
By URI SAVIR
PA lawyer: I fear jury will rule against Palestinian Authority because of who they are, not what they did; Plaintiffs: PA didn’t have to pay terrorists if it did not want to.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,FRANK G. RUNYEON
First terror trial in US against PA sees cross-examination of head of Palestinian Authority’s equivalent to the CIA on Tuesday.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Dozens of survivors of terrorist attacks may testify in a trial expected to last up to three months.
Speaking to Israel Allies Foundation, deputy FM says efforts to approach international forums
prolong the tragedy of the Palestinian people.
By JEREMY SHARON
Mitchell Bard argues that the Arab-Israeli conflict has never really been about land, but about ideology and religion.
By TIBOR KRAUSZ
Mahmoud Abbas seems reconciled that he will not see Palestinian independence in his day.
By MENACHEM KLEIN
Court orders Natorei Karta leader Aryeh Friedman’s two sons expelled from the all-girls Banot Yerushalayim school.
The Columbia University historian defends unconditionally the
Palestinian people’s right to self-determination, even if this
is expressed through violence.
By MATI WAGNER
Dennis Ross’ ridiculous 12 point agenda for the two-state solution makes Israel commit to concrete policy while Palestinians only need reciprocate with hot air.
'The UN upgrade resolution has neither created a Palestinian state nor granted any kind of statehood to the Palestinians.'
By ALAN BAKER
Hamas and Islamic Jihad accuse Abbas of tightening grip on power, warn against special meeting.
PA official meets with Zarif, delivers letter from Abbas to Rouhani.
Abed Rabbo is one of several officials who see themselves as potential successors to the 80-year-old Palestinian Authority president.
Palestine Liberation Organization issues statement rejecting military offensive in war-battered camp largely taken over by Islamic State fighters in recent days.
The Yarmouk refugee camp on the outskirts of Damascus has fallen into the hands of Islamic State.
Thousands flee as violence continues to rage through Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk.
The Palestinian leader also welcomed the Joint Arab List’s performance in the recent parliamentary elections.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
At PLO Central Council meeting in Ramallah, PA president calls on Israel to cease settlement construction, release prisoners for return to peace talks.
"There is a strong solidarity movement, there is a strong network of people speaking out when governments are much more timid and reticent," says senior Palestinian official Hanan Ashrawi.
According to the PLO, 138 countries recognize Palestine as a state, including Brazil, South Africa, Chile, Russia, the Holy See, Argentina, India and China among others.
PLO Secretary-General Yasser Abed Rabbo says failure to end ongoing Fatah-Hamas dispute increases possibility of division among Palestinians.
Dozens of Palestinians seen brandishing AK-47 and M16 semiautomatic rifles as well as hand grenades while clad in military gear, according to Israel Radio.
In first meeting of new government in Ramallah, deputy prime minister says total debts have reached $4.2 billion.
During Agenda 7, PLO deputy urges Israel to recognize refugees.
Man behind 1978 Coastal Road massacre made adviser to Abbas.
Secretary of State's efforts may create "inducing environment."
By HERB KEINON, KHALED ABU TOAMEH AND TOVAH LAZARO
Announcement in response to proposal of 2-state solution based on 1967 lines with possible minor land swaps; no comment from Abbas.
Abbas makes first visit since rift developed when Yasser Arafat was thought to back Hussein in 1st Gulf War.
Erekat says PA has not been briefed by the US administration on details of possible Abbas-Netanyahu summit.
'Al-Quds Al-Arabi' quotes Palestinian sources as saying Jordan and Qatar are pushing for Mashaal to chair PLO.
Ma'an news agency reports Moncef Marzouki postponed his visit to Gaza till March after talks with Abbas at African Union summit.
Official says PA has been trying to dissuade President Moncef Marzouki to cancel visit to avoid solidifying Palestinian divisions.
Abu Rudaineh says Israel must choose "peace or stalemate," Hamas: Decline of Right reflects victory of Palestinian resistance.
Bayit Yehudi MK says the bill is "meant to remove the mask on Abbas's face" and to show that he supports terrorism.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Talks focusing on possibility of establishing a Palestinian unity government, holding new elections and reconstructing the PLO, Fatah and Hamas officials said.
The region also has more compelling worries than a seemingly predictable parliamentary poll.
Israel should worry less about Mahmoud Abbas’s shenanigans, and focus more on buttressing and broadcasting its own myriad successes.
By DAVID M. WEINBERG
Pope Francis - like Pope Benedict - has joined the evil-doers to the chagrin of the Jewish people.
Monday’s unanimous decision all but codified the ZOA position in US law, but it remains to be seen whether or not the US government will act.
By EYTAN SOSNOVICH
He spews out extremist vitriol and seeks the criminalization of Israel in international fora, and legitimizes terrorism when speaking to Palestinians.
Israel is actually facilitating the opening of Gaza’s borders and the chief proponent of this policy is IDF chief of staff Lt.-Gen. Benny Gantz.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
The boys deserve whatever they get, according to the media, because they are Jews.
Under any circumstances, the unity government must maintain its security cooperation with Israel, build on it, and maintain its credibility and commitment on matters of security.
Only by scapegoating and criminalizing Israel worldwide can Abbas maintain his relevance to the international Left.
As recently as April 13, Haniyeh praised a terrorist shooting that killed an Israeli and wounded his wife, son and two others
By MAURICE OSTROFF
As far as the Obama administration is concerned, making peace between the Arabs and the Jewish state has nothing to do persuading the Arabs to recognize the Jewish state.
Palestinian call to return to talks if preconditions met constitutes Palestinian political manipulation, duplicity and sheer falsehood.
Into the Fray: How is it that, time after time, the electorate ends up with a gov't adopting precisely the policy it urged voters to reject?
By MARTIN SHERMAN
One prominent Palestinian Arab would totally disagree with that statement.
By JERUSALEM POST READERS
US Secretary of State John Kerry seems to have a bit of a problem in this regard.
By BARRY RUBIN
EU call for 27 member states to "prevent" Israeli activity immoral, predetermine borders.
By ARI BRIGGS
I concluded my opening remarks by saying, “I stand before you as a proud and unapologetic ‘settler’ or resident of Judea and Samaria.”
By JOSH HASTEN
No PM has so successfully resisted the pressure from the leader of a country he loves so much for a country he loves even more.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
ISRAEL’S SUPREME court only upholds decisions barring Jews. If your name is Meir Kahane, you can be barred for racism and incitement, but if your name is Bishara or Zahalka or Zoabi, you can pretty much do or say whatever you want.
By MICHAEL WIDLANSKI