05.26.2016 | 18 Iyar, 5776
IAF retaliates on Hamas targets after rockets were launched into Israel
No resolution in sight on regulation of Beduin settlement
Hezbollah says it is digging tunnels 'to make Israeli enemy lose sleep'
Blair: Normalization steps, plus Arab initiative could bring peace
Disappointing denouement for Mac TA
Jerusalem, Hap Tel Aviv resume captivating quarterfinal
Knesset panel once again erupts into war over ‘NGO bill’
Israel by the campfire: Hundreds of thousands participate in Lag Ba'Omer festivities
US says Israel's rightist coalition 'raises legitimate questions'
UTJ: Yisrael Beytenu obligated to support haredi bills circumventing court
Analysis: Will Liberman's Right hand wither in the Defense Ministry?
Palestine Literature Festival highlights local and international writers
Taking it all off
HaClique’s music is still alive and kicking
Dining: East meets West in the North Market
SINAI SAYS: Beersheba’s title a testament to resilience of owner Alona Barkat
Maccabi Haifa lifts first title in five years
Time for a strong, genuine and united opposition
Face to face
The Imam Academy against radical Islam
Iran has limited, indirect access to US dollars, Treasury official says
US pro-gun lobby to 'Ayatollahs of Iran': You haven't met alligator wrestlers, cowboys of America
Iran to renew financial support for Islamic Jihad after two-year hiatus
Satellite images purport to show ISIS attack on Russian air base in Syria
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
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
'Increase in aliya among youth and academic professionals'
WATCH: Brussels Jewish museum commemorates shooting victims
New York county passes BDS law
Rome mayoral candidate promises to name street after fascist politician
Most medical marijuana users benefit from treatment, finds Ben-Gurion University study
‘Smart park’ coming to capital’s Sacher Park
Kicking off wedding season with money tips for newlyweds
Analysis stage begins at latest Golan drilling site
Rx for Readers: Stresses over sleep lines
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
Israel faces lack of enforcement of environmental policies, says report
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
Jewish leaders push to get two-state solution proposal on next president's desk
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
Tradition Today: Counting the days
Parshat Bechukotai: The Source of Hope
Bob Dylan’s forgotten pro-Israel song, revisited
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
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!
Veterans: Reaching one’s full potential
Books: Unlikely characters
Books: Totally certifiable
Books: Beauty and boredom of war
Pavements for pedestrians? Not in Jerusalem
Inside Gilo: Who pays for that?
This week in Jerusalem
Here and now at the Israel Festival
An oddly individual thing – handwriting
Agriculture is having a (vertical) field day
Walking the food trail in Haifa
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!
'Guardian' cites unnamed Iranian with ties to the regime echoing allegation made by Western intel official one day earlier.
By JPOST.COM STAFF AND YAAKOV KATZ
Western intel official tells 'TIME' that Mossad was behind missile base blast; Khamenei appears at officer's funeral.
By YAAKOV KATZ
By REUTERS AND JPOST.COM STAFF
In first speech to UN General Assembly, British PM David Cameron speaks on behalf of bilateral negotiations between Israelis and Palestinians.
By JORDANA HORN JERUSALEM POST CORRESPONDENT
Iranian president to US university students: US should "stop supporting the Zionist regime," dialogue with Israel won't solve problems.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Balance of power between Khamenei and Ahmadinejad is at stake in upcoming parliamentary elections.
By DAVID ROSENBERG / THE MEDIA LINE
Iranian youngsters exposed to Western media struggle to deal with tough Iranian laws and "morality police" regulating social interactions.
The new president will run economy of 75 million people and exert influence when Khamenei decides on national security matters.
Pew Research Center poll shows 40% of Iranians think religious figures should play large role in politics; majority back sharia.
Chavez described as someone who kept Palestine "in his heart"; symbol for those "scarred by imperialism" Ahmadinejad says.
By JPOST.COM STAFF AND REUTERS
The first visit by an Iranian president to Egypt since the 1979 Islamic Revolution signals the shifting dynamic in the region.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Rutgers professor aims to challenge the regime in Tehran; says regime's anti-Zionist rhetoric is "toxic" to Iranian interests.
By MICHAEL WILNER, JERUSALEM POST CORRESPONDENT
Longtime cameraman for Iranian president stays behind after UN trip, applies for political asylum, lawyer says.
Interview with Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on public television station triggers criticism.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL, JPOST CORRESPONDT
In Fox News interview, Oliver Stone's son defends Iranian president's controversial comments on Israel, Holocaust.
With Ahmadinejad, Chavez at his side, Nicaraguan president calls Gaddafi's death a "crime."
Iranian president set to arrive in Venezuela as part of Latin American swing in the face of increasing sanctions.
EU says Iran nuclear talks must be "constructive and substantial"; Russia and China have blocked a broader response to Syria repression.
Western walk-out of Iranian president's speeches has become an annual ritual; 9/11 conspiracy theories, Holocaust denial "red lines."
Iran's budget for the year starting in March 2014 tops $66 billion, down from Ahmadinejad's $200 billion budget last year.
Former president takes offense at successor's claims that he is responsible for dire state of Iranian economy.
Following nuclear deal that granted Tehran some sanctions relief, Iranian president says predecessor left country with $67b. of debt.
As Iran seems keen to heal old conflicts internally and with the West, the state is reviewing house arrest of opposition leaders Mirhossein Mousavi, Mehdi Karoubi; conservatives may fear consequences of freeing men
'Telegraph' reports that Iran cancels conference in latest move to demonstrate new diplomatic direction under Rouhani.
Vilified in the West for his vitriol, blamed at home for economic woes, the outgoing president created a cult following in his country, rising from obscurity to become the most visible actor on the Iranian stage.
Iran expert tells 'Post' candidates are attempting to put on moderate face.
Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi says Iran will continue to go forward with nuclear program for peaceful purposes.
By YASSER OKBI
All candidates for presidential election emphasize right to nuclear energy; former negotiator says Iran "mastered" technology.
UN nuke watchdog will urge Iran to stop stonewalling investigation into suspected atomic bomb research.
Ahmadinejad more conciliatory than Supreme Leader but does not have authority over nuclear talks.
Morsi greets Iranian president as he disembarks at Cairo airport in first visit to Egpyt by Iranian head of state since 1979.
Iranian president invited by President Morsi to visit Cairo, to discuss resuming of diplomatic relations between the countries.
Israel says Sudan was transit point for Iranian weapons going to Gaza; Gulf Arab states among Sudan's biggest investors.
Iranian president declares the age of nuclear deterrence 'long gone,' denying his country is seeking an atomic bomb.
As currency plunges, Iranian president defends economic policies, claiming country's enemies waging "psychological war" against it; lawmaker: If nuclear negotiations fail, we will raise enrichment to 60% purity.
Sources say hackers disrupted bank websites and networks starting in 2011, after Iran beefed up its cyber capabilities; evidence shows attacks may be retaliation for sanctions.
IRGC, ground forces commanders say Iranian retaliation to Israeli strike will lead to destruction of "Zionist regime."
Iranian president slams Israel as military parade displays Shahab 3 missile, which it claims can reach Tel Aviv.
Meeting Hamas official Zahar in Tehran, Iranian president comments on plots of "arrogant powers," Palestinian rights.
Value of passed budget is significantly lower due to drop in currency, hit by international sanctions.
Iranian Oil Minister Rostam Ghassemi says there are financial problems, but no ban on selling to Spain, other EU countries.
Ahead of nuclear talks, Iranian president strikes defiant tone, says Tehran "will not retreat even one iota from its rights"
Official Iranian media says Tehran has cut oil exports to Spain and may halt sales to Germany, Italy in apparent move to strengthen negotiating position ahead of nuclear talks.
Ahead of nuclear negotiations, Iranian president says country can "manage easily" without exporting its oil for several years.
Ahmadinejad praises cooperation between two countries; Turkish PM reiterates support of Iran's nuclear rights.
Iran blames world problems on West; Obama says compromise can be reached on peaceful atomic energy for Tehran.
US secretary of state, EU's Ashton say Tehran appears to accept that its nuclear program would be a subject of talks in formal letter.
By HILARY LEILA KRIEGER AND REUTERS
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton say letter shows "potential possibility" that Iran is ready for talks, accentuate primacy of nuclear issue, sustained negotiations.
"All problems are coming from outside," Ahmadinejad tells a news conference in the Pakistani capital.
Tehran to announce "very important" achievements, Ahmadinejad says during celebration of Islamic revolution anniversary.
UN nuclear watchdog plans another visit "in the very near future"; S. Korea, Japan want US to detail Iran sanctions.
Ahmadinejad accuses world powers of meddling in region as UN inspectors arrive to check military aspects of nuclear program.
Inspectors to seek answers from Iranian officials on concerns over military aspects of nuclear program.
Iranian president increases bank rates to 21% in attempt to stabilize rial, reverse dash for dollars and gold.
Iranian security official is quoted as saying those responsible for killing scientist "will never feel safe."
Iranian president says his country is being "punished" for no reason, after being awarded an honorary doctorate.
"Enemy's moves focused on preventing Iran's development," leader says as pressure mounts over nuclear program.
Ahmadinejad says Iran always "willing to negotiate and cooperate," but West more interested in confrontation.
Iranian president lashes out following EU decision to tighten sanctions against Islamic Republic; accuses western countries of wanting to plunder Iranian bank accounts abroad to ease their own economic crises.
Iranian president says he doesn't think Tehran, US are on collision course; Iran's roleis to "explain that 'occupation' should be eliminated."
Iranian president slams "western intolerance for debate over Jewish state's existence" at "Intifada Conference" in Tehran.
Ahmadinejad isn't the only Iranian president to delineate nuclear aspirations. It's time the world sat up and noticed.
By NEVILLE TELLER
Beilinite folly is dangerous because they dominate the media, dictate the national agenda and may inspire future governments as they did the one which gave us Oslo.
By SARAH HONIG
In an excerpt from his book, Hirsh Goodman analyzes the Iranian threat.
By HIRSH GOODMAN
A Facebook and Instagram campaign were started shortly after the letter was published called "Demand for Trial of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad."
The former Iranian president is making an intense media push as he returns to the public eye.
By HAGAI LAP
Mohammad Reza Rahimi, who was appointed in 2009 after Ahmadinejad's re-election, was indicted in March in connection with a billion-dollar money laundering and embezzlement scheme.
The five main reasons for death sentences in Iran are heresy, homosexuality, rape, murder and armed struggle.
Javad Zarif called Holocaust "horrifying tragedy,"; Islamic hardliners summon him to appear in closed session of parliament to discuss matter.
Iranian president-elect to pick cabinet of experienced insiders, will select head of charity-cum-business foundation as chief nuke negotiator.
Iranian president-elect says gov't infighting must stop, cooperation needed in order to combat "possibly highest inflation in world."
President says outgoing Iranian leader's deed neither forgotten nor accepted; new Iranian president to be judged by future deeds.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Exiled Bani-Sadr: Republic is erasing itself in the face of the Leader whose only goal is to cement his own power.
Prime Minister says Islamic Republic is "methodically moving forward" with nuclear program, despite outcome of election.
By HERB KEINON AND REUTERS
Analysts say Iran's supreme leader seeks a loyal and docile future president.
Iranian supreme leader sees surprise candidacy of rivals - Ahmadinejad protege, former president - as threat to his authority.
Sleiman: Tehran at fault for drone downed over Israel; Hezbollah threatens rocket fire on Israel "from Kiryat Shmona to Eilat."
By JOANNA PARASZCZUK
Iranian president's request to visit prison where his press adviser is held denied, said to be a sign of his waning influence.
Iranian president tells German newspaper that "8 years is enough," he will quit when 2nd term ends and return to academia.
Khamenei even more extreme on nuclear issue than Ahmadinejad, experts say.
By OREN KESSLER
Iranian supreme leader's acolytes expected to occupy over 3/4 of parliament; result likely to erode Ahmadinejad's authority.
Iranian president may pay the price for failing to conform to Khamenei's rule in upcoming parliamentary election.
Karoubi: Vote will only be "rubber-stamp" affair; Iranian opposition has been marginalized since unrest after 2009 elections.
President's media aide hits out at rival conservatives; reformist newspaper banned for 2 months for "insults."
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad slams foreign intervention in Libya, Syria: "Justice, freedom, respect - this is the right of all nations."
Some of our most popular stories covered the serious news, some were feel-good and some were just weird. We take a look back.
By THE JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Always dreamed of ruling a country with an iron fist? Find out your dictatorship potential!
By NATI GABBAY
Though Rohani's tone is undoubtedly less incendiary, he is the same person who presided over the secret advance of the nuclear program.
By IRWIN COTLER
The next Iranian president will have to deal among other issues with - sanctions, regional policy and results from actions in Syria.
By BARRY RUBIN
The world is numb listening to useless addresses in an organization that has become ineffective in dealing with today’s global challenges.
By URI SAVIR
Yom Kippur, more than any other holiday, has long served as a haunting
metaphor for my feelings of guilt over the starvation and depravity my grandparents and other Holocaust victims were forced to endure.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Had I ignored my wife’s nagging I probably would have remained squarely on my butt, and my family would be among the 46% of the souls in this country having to deal with yet another headache, a serious one at that.
By LAWRENCE RIFKIN
Neither Obama or Netanyahu can afford to let the Iranians go on with their nuclear program.
By JAY BUSHINSKY
There’ll be no Arab enlightenment until Arabs acknowledge that they’re victimized by their own self-produced disasters.
Our duty is clear. It is not enough to be good. We must know what to do when we face evil.
By RON PROSOR
It is critical that the international community be made
to acknowledge that genocidal rhetoric cannot be ignored
By MENACHEM Z. ROSENSAFT
Iranian president in Ecuador: "We don't believe in making atom bombs, we believe it's immoral."