The Jerusalem Post’s top 5 stories of August 9

1. In a letter to US President Barack Obama, former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad asked for the US to return around $2 billion of frozen assets, AFP reported.
Read more: What did former Iranian president Ahmadinejad write to Obama?

2. Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) became the first Palestinian faction to announce that it will boycott the upcoming municipal elections set to take place on October 8th, according to a PIJ press release.
Read more: Islamic Jihad calls to escalate intifada as it boycotts Palestinian elections


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