The Jerusalem Post's top 5 stories of August 7

Police searching north Tel Aviv area for terror suspect, Nuclear scientist who executed by Iran for espionage, Lebanese Olympic team scolded by IOC for refusing to let Israelis on bus, and more.

August 7, 2016 17:46
1 minute read.
JPost top 5 logo

JPost top 5 logo. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)


Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analysis from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief


1. Police were searching for a Palestinian terror suspect on Sunday afternoon in northern Tel Aviv and Ramat Gan.
Read more: Police searching north Tel Aviv area for Palestinian terror suspect

2. Iran has executed one of its nuclear scientist who had been detained following his return from the US about five years ago, the Islamic Republic confirmed on Sunday.
Read more: Iran: Nuclear scientist who claimed CIA abduction executed for espionage

3. Tucked away in the pine-tree clad Jerusalem hills at Israel’s renowned Hadassah University Medical Center at Ein Kerem, a groundbreaking clinical trial is taking place that could have a truly profound affect on the lives of millions of people around the world.
Read more: Stem cell therapy trial for ALS and MS patients at Jerusalem hospital shows stunning results

4. Khaled Mithqal al-Hour, a member of Hamas’s armed wing, the Kassam Brigades, died in a tunnel collapse on Saturday evening, according to a statement on Hamas’s official website.
Read more: Third tunnel this month collapses on Gazan terror operatives

5. The head of the Lebanese Olympic delegation was reprimanded by the International Olympic Committee on Sunday after refusing to let the Israeli delegation board their bus.
Read  more: Lebanese Olympic team scolded by IOC for refusing to let Israelis on bus


Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

Emtanis Shihadeh of UAL-Balad
April 25, 2019
Meet the new MK: Emtanis Shihadeh of UAL-Balad