05.01.2016 | 23 Nisan, 5776
Justice Ministry report reveals private contractors, not police, shot Palestinian would-be stabbers
MKs outraged at Joint List’s Henin claim Israel is ethnically cleansing Palestinians
Hamas operative charged with planting explosives, firing rockets at Israel
Former Houthi leader to arrive in Israel to help Yemen-born Israelis visit their homeland
Police: Diamond industry scam artist stashed tens of millions abroad
Labor to decide date for key convention today
This month’s Docaviv Film Festival to focus on the ‘New World Disorder’
Deri ditches Mimouna
German official denies report on foreign policy shift toward Israel
Report: Germany rethinks its policy of automatic support for Israel
Children’s Theater Festival 2016 winners
Palestine, ISIS flags banned from Eurovision song contest
Battle against demotion continues to heat up
J’lem wraps up first place and home court in postseason
Rajkovic suspended following Sakhnin brawl
Tensions run amok as Mac TA, Sakhnin brawl in rematch
Right from Wrong: Nobel Prize-worthy chutzpah
Sanctifying the Mount
Time for an Israeli strategy for the next American administration
Terra Incognita: Time to liberate the world from international law
Islamic Jihad delegation visits Iran to 'discuss ways to strengthen intifada'
ISIS leader's ex-wife: Baghdadi used to be 'a normal family man'
In face of migrant crisis, German AfD party adopts anti-Islam manifesto
An unlikely trio: Israel, Hamas and Egypt align against ISIS in Sinai
Khamenei's bodyguard reportedly killed in Syria
VIDEO: Iran urges young boys to take up arms in Syria, 'reach Jerusalem'
Terror victims' kin have no right to sue Iran in US courts, Zarif says
Fragile economy forces Iran's top leaders to form alliance
From petrol to pesco: ISIS turns to 'non-traditional' terror funding
Italy nabs four suspected in ISIS plot to attack Israeli embassy, Vatican
VIDEO: ISIS forces withdraw from strategic town under Assad’s protection
US Holocaust museum: Iranian gov't authorities back Holocaust cartoon event
Ex-London mayor: My Hitler-backed-Zionism comments echoed Netanyahu
Giant Austrian bank shuts down BDS account
NYU Graduate Student Union members appeal pro-BDS resolution
NEW WORLDS: Cyanobacteria’s automatic sunshade
How much money is the life of the world's richest Jew worth?
Rx for Readers: Attending to hygiene in geriatric homes
Country feels heat, wildfires break out in Jerusalem, Galilee
Haifa and NY researchers collaborate on treatment for two deadly cancers
TA pub fined NIS 50,000 in anti-tobacco suit
Something strange in the air at Haifa Earth Day
Nation celebrates spring festival at natural wonders
‘Israel needs to invest in Negev, Galilee for future population hike’
Tech Talk: Start in Germany
In 5 years, driverless cars based on Israel's Mobileye tech
TECH TALK: Women's Empowerment
Country’s young computer innovators create apps at HackTrack TLV
'Ban anyone from Middle East - but not Israelis,' says US Senate candidate
Journalist hit with anti-Semitic hate mail after profile on Trump's wife
US Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate
Trump on foreign policy: Iran deal allowed it to become a 'great power' at Israel's expense
A View of Israel: The 19th Century
THE TRAVEL ADVISOR: How to survive and thrive at the end of your flight
Portland chef at home in the Israeli kitchen
Briefing: The Democratic showdown on Israel
Podcast: Is Bibi the worst option except all the rest?
Briefing: Bernie Sanders, Monica Lewinsky, and an uneventful cyber attack
Exclusive: Some Trump Vodka, popular as kosher for Passover spirit, may not be kosher
WATCH: Superman's got nothing on Israel!
Can you match the President to his opposing candidate?
Animals are just the best.
Peace train building up steam
Hezbollah at a crossroad
A survivor’s story
A year after quake, Israelis still helping Nepal recover
Necessary Stories: Grasping at the void
Trees for grandchildren
Bellicose culture mogul
In the heart of Africa
Veterans: Comic timing
Books: Seeing God’s face
Books: Between tribalism and universalism
Hot off the Arab press
A musical journey back to the Holy Temple
Hello, goodbye Jerusalem
This week in Jerusalem
Seen by engagement
Turning the (Seder) tables
‘Seas’ the day
Worn out with your workout?
The secret of the lost color
הַצַלָמִים – יְרוּשָלַיִם בְּעֵינֵי צַלָמֶיהָ
Palestinian Christians slam PA for refusal to recognize Easter
Orthodox Christians mark Palm Sunday at Jerusalem church
Israeli brewery resurrects beer recipe from time of Jesus
A different Passover Seder
Eurovision Contestants Plant Trees in Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
Cornerstone Ceremony for ANZAC Museum in Beersheba
The 19th Walk for Water: Touring the Desert, Loving Israel
A Tree Avenue for the Mashabim Air Force Base in the Negev
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
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
Today is Gadi's day: The Price of Freedom
There's something about Mary
Putting the Blame Where it Belongs
More confusion than clarity
Official says world should finally hold Abbas “accountable” for his behavior.
By HERB KEINON
"We had announced previously that on certain issues, if we feel it is expedient, we would negotiate with the Satan," Khamenei said.
History has taught a bitter lesson when it comes to government hate speech.
By GREGORY J. WALLANCE
Let’s prevent fanatics from bringing about massive damage.
By AVI PERRY
Echoes are reaching the outside world of a power struggle between Khamenei and Rouhani on the one hand, and the IRCG on the other, about the direction Iran is taking.
By NEVILLE TELLER
For now, there is little or no sign that the political backing that the IRGC enjoys will fade, as Iran’s leaders publicly praise its role in managing Iran’s oil industry.
By PARISA HAFEZI,LOUIS CHARBONNEAU
Iranian supreme leader takes to Twitter, claiming Muslims don't enjoy physical safety in western countries.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The key takeaway for the P5 plus 1, based on the new economic data, is to internalize the plummeting oil price as a lever of pressure to secure massive concessions from Iran.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
Iranian supreme leader takes to Twitter in wake of controversial shooting of black teenager by police, calling the US "an enemy of human rights".
Iran and world powers have less than two weeks to reach an agreement on the future scope of Iran's uranium enrichment program.
Despite online censorship to sites like Twitter, Facebook and Youtube, Iranian president encourages citizens to use World Wide Web as "an opportunity."
"The Iranians clearly have a sense of urgency to get a deal done," Western diplomat says as Vienna nuclear talks continue.
Middle East Media Research Institute says Iranian supreme leader never issued an official fatwa against nuclear weapons.
By Ariel Ben Solomon
Khamenei used a Friday morning speech marking Norwuz, the Persian New Year, to call into question the Holocaust.
Israel: Ayatollah denies Holocaust while seeking to eliminate Jewish state by nuclear genocide.
Russia could build a second reactor at Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant in exchange for Iranian oil, envoy to Moscow says.
Clip is a hypothetical scenario which envisions the Iranian response to an Israeli or American military offensive against Iran.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Washington has ‘controlling, meddlesome attitude’ toward us, says supreme leader Ali Khamenei.
Supreme leader gets dubious honor from Simon Wiesenthal Center for repeatedly calling for Israel's annihilation.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
Several officials from Khamenei's business empire have been appointed to top government posts in recent years.
Account believed to be run by Ayatollah's office posts image quoting a 1998 comment from meeting with Holocaust denier.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Major opposition is limited at the moment, but whichever parties have benefited from sanctions and a closed economy stand to lose," expert says; Zarif's message to conservatives: If Netanyahu doesn't like it, that's good news.
Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei calls on negotiators to continue to resist excessive demands after striking deal in Geneva.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON, REUTERS
US official says Israeli officials were briefed on substantive talks, while Channel 2 reports Washington tried to hide secret talks from J'lem.
By MICHAEL WILNER, REUTERS
President said success of talks due to the 'guidelines offered' by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
Officials in Jerusalem upset that Western powers fail to condemn inflammatory comments by Iran's supreme leader.
By YUVAL BAGNO, SOF HASHAVUA, AND JPOST.COM STAFF
Rouhani's Twitter account promotes new English-language website that purports to explain the truth behind Iran’s nuclear ambitions.
By HENRY ROME
Iran's supreme leader says “Zionist officials cannot be called humans"; Israeli expert: Harsh talk meant “to set stage for deal.”
Comments come as new round of nuclear talks with world powers begins in Geneva; accuses France of "kneeling before the Israeli regime."
IRNA says Reuters reports use partial truths in order to undermine "the pillars of the Islamic Revolution."
Parliament would likely vote on any nuclear deal, but would be unlikely to go against wishes of Khamenei.
According to a Reuters investigation, Khamenei has influence in every major Iranian sector, including real estate, finances and charity.
Supreme leader's Setad organization has built its empire on the systematic seizure of thousands of properties belonging to ordinary Iranians.
"A wise politician should never turn neutral entity into an enemy," Iranian spiritual leader says on Twitter.
Rouhani says he's not optimistic about nuclear talks with West.
By HERB KEINON, JPOST.COM STAFF
A day after Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei says he does not think the talks will bear fruits, Iran's president echoes his concerns, but says Iranians should not lose hope for removing of Western sanctions.
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s demands on enrichment are "nonstarters," experts say.
Amidror says Israel must remove Iran's existential threat by diplomacy if possible, but if not, then by "other means."
Iran's supreme leader warns hardliners not to undermine nuke talks; criticizes US's close ties with Israel.
By REUTERS AND JPOST.COM STAFF
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
Debate has mounted inside Iran on the speed and extent to which Tehran should attempt to patch up its many quarrels with the West.
Iranian President tells NBC his government would never develop nuclear weapons ahead of visit to UN in New York City.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says Iran is prepared to enter serious negotiations with the West; that he was able to reach out in this way may indicate he has the support of the Supreme Leader Ayattolah Ali Khamenei.
Prime minister plays cabinet video of then US President Clinton praising nuclear deal with North Korea, 12 years before Pyongyang detonated first nuclear device.
"Every time we reach a stage where the end of the negotiations is in sight, the tone of the other side, specifically the Americans, becomes harsher, coarser and tougher," Khamenei says.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
Since 1984, when Germany’s foreign minister engaged Iran in ‘critical dialogue,’ the policy of ‘change through trade’ has informed Europe’s interactions with the Middle Eastern country.
"Those who say the future is in negotiations, not in missiles, are either ignorant or traitors," says Iranian supreme leader.
Khamenei relives thinly-veiled threat to the Jewish State; destroys international community's grammar standards.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
Dissident tells ‘Post’: The most important criteria for the elections is the participation rate, which allows the regime to justify its legitimacy.
Islamic Republic's supreme leader makes comments ahead of the country's first election since last year's nuclear deal with world powers.
The Revolutionary Guards detained two US boats last week with 10 crew aboard after the vessels "illegally" entered Iranian territorial waters in the Persian Gulf.
Expected candidacy of relative of Iran's 1979 revolution leader in February's vote is already causing a heated row between hardliners and moderates.
"Two main things are used for this infiltration: money and sexual attractions. They are used to change beliefs, viewpoints and lifestyles, so that the affected person will think as an American."
Iranian leader says US objectives in the Middle East are the opposite of Iran's and negotiating with Washington on regional issues is meaningless.
Rafsanjani: At the time that we started, we were at war and we were looking to have this capability [the nuclear bomb] for the day that our enemy would want to resort to the nuclear bomb.
Supreme leader also readies Tehran to update enrichment tools once deal lapses.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Khamenei says Iran should delay sending its stockpile of enriched uranium abroad and reconfiguring a heavy water reactor to ensure it cannot make bomb-grade plutonium.
In an address to Revolutionary Guards Navy commanders, Iranian supreme leader says talks with the United States brought only disadvantages.
Iran's supreme leader threatened a "harsh reaction" if Saudi Arabia showed disrespect to hundreds of Iranians killed in the kingdom during a stampede at the haj pilgrimage.
Officials and analysts say Iran's nuclear deal may be eroding its isolation overseas, but at home it is deepening political infighting within the country's complex power structure before votes.
Move come day after Obama secure support needed on Capitol Hill to maintain deal.
By MICHAEL WILNER,HERB KEINON
"Our officials only discuss the nuclear deal with America ... We will never support America's policies on Syria and Iraq," Iranian supreme leader says.
PM in North: Khamenei makes it clear Iran will continue to fund terrorism.
Iran's Supreme Leader and a number of hardliners have maintained a harsh tone against the US despite the signing of the nuclear deal with world powers.
Video released as Iran's leaders try to convince hardliners in the country to accept the concessions it made in the nuclear deal.
Khameini's remarks surface soon after Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Zarif met with John Kerry in Austria's Palais Coburg to iron out the final details of a nuclear agreement.
Talks will marathon through weekend; No "breakthrough moment" yet, UK says.
Iran's Guardian Council passes 'red line' bill as Khamenei appears to reject key aspects of Lausanne framework.
Iran's supreme leader specifically rejects limits on Tehran's research and development into nuclear technology that would last a decade or more.
Iran and the six world powers wrapped up nearly a week of talks in New York on Tuesday.
"They created the myth of nuclear weapons so they could say the Islamic Republic is a source of threat. No, the source of threat is America itself."
"Even a guy with the title 'Supreme Leader' has to be concerned about his own constituencies," Obama said.
"It may be that the deceptive other side wants to restrict us in the details," Iranian leader says.
By REUTERS,MICHAEL WILNER
Diplomat quoted by Chinese news agency Xinhua as saying the atmosphere on Monday has turned from "optimism" to "gloom" among negotiators.
Ayatollah Mohammad Yazdi's selection comes in light of reports that Ayatollah Khameini was hospitalized in critical condition.
"He carries about his work very normally. His business is as usual, work as usual."
Unconfirmed reports say Khamenei's prostate cancer has progressed and spread throughout his body.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Islamic Republic's chief cleric calls for AIPAC shutdown after Netanyahu speech; blames Israel for problems suffered by the West.
Officials remain mum on rumors, in consistency with reaction to previous reports of 'private correspondence' between the two leaders.
Netanyahu's apprehensions about a bad agreement are unfounded, since it doesn't appear that Washington is showing signs of capitulating, at least not at this stage.
By YOSSI MELMAN
Tehran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, used his Twitter account to lambaste Israel by invoking Jesus.
Khamenei's chief secretary lashes out against cohabitation, or "white marriage," calling on Iranians to "fix their immoral ways."
By HAGAI LAP
Iranian leader tweets message of victory after talks fail to yield deal by deadline and are extended until June 30, 2015.
"America, Zionism, and the veteran expert of spreading divisions - the wicked government of Britain - have sharply increased their efforts of creating divisions between the Sunnis and Shi'ites."
If Khamenei's health deteriorates, the clergy and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard will need to settle on a successor quickly if Iran is to avoid a period of political instability, experts say.
Iranian supreme leader denounces US, European countries for calls to demilitarize Palestinian terrorists in Gaza.
Lebanese security forces and Hezbollah are bracing themselves for future suicide attacks by the Islamic State (IS), formerly named the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
Brief removal of government firewall gave Iranian internet users access to social media for first time in four years.
ISNA: Supreme Leader says action would be a "disaster for region."
Cleric says conflict will damage states who back radical Sunnis.
Supreme leader speaks to mark end of Ramadan holy month; slams "Zionist wolves and their int'l supporters."
The time is now for Congress to act, to assert its constitutional responsibility regarding foreign policy in the name of American national security interests.
By ERIC R. MANDEL
Decoupling allows Obama to smile and sell sham narratives about Iran, even as Khamenei rebuffs and humiliates America.
By DAVID M. WEINBERG
With nuclear weapons, the Iranian regime would likely feel free to act without fear of any consequences from the West.
By JPOST EDITORIAL