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Is Iran hiding an ICBM test site in plain sight?

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 13:13

The Jerusalem Post communicated directly with members of the team and learned there is strong evidence that tests are now being carried out at the site near Shahrud in northeast Iran.

Three Palestinian children die by suffocation after overheating in car

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 10:55

Preliminary investigations by Palestinian police found the three were playing near the family's house and entered an abandoned vehicle next to a car garage.

Students use sea waves as new power source for blockaded Gaza

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 09:32

Gaza has been controlled since 2007 by the Islamist group Hamas. Israel and Egypt, citing security concerns, maintain a de facto blockade on the impoverished coastal enclave.

Israel to U.N. Security Council: Iran still testing ballistic missiles

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 07:51

“Iran continues to ignore its obligations to the international community and further destabilize the Middle East."

Iran’s tense political landscape intensifies with nuclear deal exit

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 05:20

Observers are still speculating on what effect the development has on Iran’s internal political landscape.

Lebanon's Aoun expected to designate Hariri as prime minister

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 04:15

The post of prime minister is reserved for a Sunni Muslim in Lebanon's sectarian power sharing system.

Recent Iran protests part of potential wider unrest

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 22:45

Several protesters were reportedly killed on May 16 when police used deadly force to disperse them.

At least four killed, 15 wounded in Baghdad bomb blast

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 20:35

The attack took place in the predominantly Shi'ite Shula district, in northwest Baghdad.

U.S.-led coalition hits Syrian army positions, Hezbollah says

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 19:44

A spokesman for the coalition could not be immediately reached by phone and Syrian state media did not immediately report the strikes.

Pompeo: Iran ‘marched across Mideast’ under nuke deal

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 12:38

Lawmakers pressed Pompeo on specifics during a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on the State Department budget.

Palestinian Authority joins Chemical Weapons Convention

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 12:11

Israel has signed the convention but is one of the few nations not to have ratified it. It is, therefore, not considered a party to the convention.

Voices from the Arab press: What Iraq's election outcome might mean

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 09:52

A selection of media reports from the Arab press relating to Israel and the Middle East.

Syria says Iranian withdrawal not up for discussion

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 05:49

US Secretary of State Pompeo said Iran must withdraw all forces under its command in Syria.

Iran calls U.S. leaders cruel and disloyal, says armed forces "prepared"

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 03:48

"Iranian armed forces are now, thanks to God, more prepared than ever and will not wait for the permission or approval of any power to develop defense capabilities."

Disagreements begin to emerge between Moscow, Tehran regarding Syria

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 14:17

According to a report, sources close to the Russian Foreign Ministry said that Moscow identified previous Israeli raids on Iranian positions in central Syria, "but did not respond."

Abbas may be released from hospital on Wednesday

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 11:56

“The president’s condition is better. Every day he is doing better,” a spokeswoman told The Jerusalem Post.

No change at top for Lebanese parliament, Hezbollah ally seeks deputy post

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 09:31

Nabih Berri, 80, is head of the Shi'ite Amal Movement and has been a close ally of the heavily armed Shi'ite Hezbollah since the end of the 1975-90 civil war.

Rights group accuses Egypt of mass demolition of homes in Sinai

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 07:28

Egypt in February launched a highly-publicized operation against Islamic State militants who have waged years of attacks against security forces and more recently against civilians.

German firms can't be fully shielded from U.S. Iran moves, says minister

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 05:49

German companies doing business with Iranian firms will find themselves affected by the re-imposition of sanctions by the US.

Erdogan says Turkey may ban some Israeli products over Gaza events

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 04:52

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation endorsed a selective ban on some Israeli goods.