05.25.2016 | 17 Iyar, 5776
Jordan's king on Independence Day: We'll defend Arab identity of Palestine
Israel's parliament decrees: Arabic signs in all bus stations
Erdan orders freeze on returning bodies of Palestinian attackers
Palestinian Authority PM: Netanyahu buying time to avoid peace deal
Defense minister swearing-in delayed to next week
Zionist Union’s Shaffir to call special Knesset hearing on police brutality
‘Ministries failed to tackle BDS, anti-Semitism’
Shapira: Country needs to improve Arab sector employment
Analysis: ‘Teflon Bibi’ dodges another bullet?
US skeptical of Netanyahu offer to directly negotiate with Palestinians
Senior liberal rabbis call on Liberman to stand by promises on conversion
Sweet victory for Meir Adoni - again
A Thrilling night in TLV
Prime real estate
From Bimah to Bandstand
Sela ousted in five sets in first round of French Open
Maccabi Tel Aviv, Eilat, Rishon all jump out to 2-0 advantages
Lots of pride on the line in State Cup final
Beersheba party continues with next season in mind
Jpost Editorial: Police professionalism
Austria’s election, Jews and Israel
American Jewry: A view from the air
Lag Ba’omer: From Bibi to Bogie to Boujie
Human remains from EgyptAir crash site said to indicate blast on board
Hardliner elected as head of Iran's top clerical body due to tap Khamenei successor
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
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
Holocaust denial in Iran can be tackled by media, say experts
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
New York county passes BDS law
Rome mayoral candidate promises to name street after fascist politician
Swiss parliament launches inquiry into anti-Israel NGOs
UK Labourite leading anti-Semitism probe praised anti-Israel Gitmo detainee
Business groups slam Histadrut call for shorter workweek
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
Prevent Lag Ba’omer accidents and tragedies
Study: Stress worsens Crohn’s disease
Israel faces lack of enforcement of environmental policies, says report
Committee votes to reduce regulations on food pesticides
French PM Valls inaugurates Israel's latest—and largest—solar field
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
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
‘Post’ poll: Israelis think Trump would be better than Clinton at fighting terrorism
Bob Dylan’s forgotten pro-Israel song, revisited
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Grapevine: Underwriting Israel’s future
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!
Arrivals: The art of saving her son
The Tisch: Counting for unity
Books: A lost stage
Pavements for pedestrians? Not in Jerusalem
Inside Gilo: Who pays for that?
This week in Jerusalem
Here and now at the Israel Festival
A life outlined by the paintbrush
Rocking in the Western Galilee
Italian Jewish looks, at Beit Hatfutsot
Revolutionizing the coffee shop and supermarket industries
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
What is France up to in the Middle East?
Game of Thrones: Returning from the dead and grappling with religion
What You Admire, You Can Become
If this is true, why are we talking about a Palestinian State?
Importing crude from Erbil could be geopolitically, economically favorable for Jerusalem, says expert.
By SHARON UDASIN
The monastery, which was built in the 6th century and served Mosul's Christian citizens for 1400 years, has now entered the long list of ancient sites in the Arab world that were destroyed by ISIS.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
Lt. Gen. Jacob-Farj-Rafael “JFR” Jacob died Wednesday in New Delhi following a short illness.
The time for indecisiveness is over. If the world is to be freed from the madness of IS, the time for positive action is now.
By NEVILLE TELLER
Khairuldeen Mahkzoomi, an Iraqi refugee who escaped Saddam Hussein's regime, was escorted from a Southwest flight and interrogated for saying a traditional Arabic farewell.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The photos released on Friday, while graphic, were unlikely to have the same impact as the images depicting abuse of Abu Ghraib detainees that emerged in 2004.
Unfazed by the sectarian strife plaguing most of Iraq, the future is looking bright for the Kurdish people striving for independence.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Guardian report surveys recently released Foreign Office documents written before the widespread killing of Iranians with chemical weapons.
The diplomat suggested that Israel demand visits take place in broad daylight.
By HERB KEINON
For his latest album, the Israeli singer-songwriter immerses himself in the Arabic music of his late grandfather and great-uncle, who were well-known musicians in Iraq.
By BARRY DAVIS
The Kurds’ Western backers in northern Iraq are wary of the Kurdish goal of independence.
By SARA ELIZABETH WILLIAMS
With "sandals on the ground" in the regional capital of Iraqi Kurdistan, the "Magazine" visits the historic Old City and meets refugees fleeing Islamic State, hearing their stories.
By LAURA KELLY
One Iraqi’s story of survival and escape from Islamic State.
By ESSAC STONE
Kurdistan confronts Islamic State and the prospect of independence
By LAURA KELLY,SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Recognized only as ‘Northern Iraq,’ the Kurds nonetheless carved out an autonomous region – one that in summer 2014 was just beginning to understand the threat represented by the terror movement.
By TAMARA BARAAZ
The document was allegedly issued in May by ISIS' Fallujah province and was recently obtained by the Iran-backed Popular Mobilization Units in the city of Karamah.
It is not the first time Iraq has demanded that Jordan extradite Hussein's daughter, who has been living in Amman since 2003, when American forces occupied Iraq and toppled her father's regime.
The latest graves found contained the remains of at least 40 people.
Iraqi-born Saga al-Dulaimi, who escaped from marriage to the infamous leader of ISIS, recounts to Swedish media of her life with one of the world's most wanted terrorists.
Twenty-five years after Iraq’s Saddam Hussein launched Scud missiles at Israel, the residents of Mount Shingal reveal a secret about the 1991 Gulf War.
According to the report, Hamas forces would fight for Mosul's liberation alongside Hezbollah fighters and the Shi'ite Houthi militias which are currently struggling in Yemen.
According to Alsumaria news, an Iraqi news site, the terror organization shattered in the past few days Adad gate, which was part of the northern sector of the Acropolis walls of ancient Nineveh.
Iraq’s ill-fated Mosul offensive is symbolic of the country’s problems.
In a video released on the Facebook page of the Iraqi social media campaign, "Fallujah is dying of hunger," the woman demands from the world: "save us from ISIS or bomb us with chemical weapons."
In a statement released Sunday, the organization claimed: "the United States increasingly intervenes in Iraq's issues with its presence in the Iraqi joint operations command."
The residents of Taza in northern Iraq have suffered immensely at the hands of ISIS. ISIS prolonged campaign of shelling has led to the death of a two-year-old girl and has wounded 370 others.
By MAARIV ONLINE
Iraqi foreign minister praised Lebanese Shi'ite group for 'preserving the dignity of the Arabs.'
The wife, Diane Kruger, has reportedly fled ISIS territory accompanied by two girls who helped her, and her current location is not known.
"We believe that Daesh is now beginning to lose. We see them in a defensive crouch," said US Army Col. Steve Warren.
"We are afraid the radioactive element will fall into the hands of Daesh," says senior security official with knowledge of the theft, using an Arabic acronym for ISIS.
The boy, Ayham Hussein, was discovered by ISIS henchman as he was listening to a portable compact disc player.
According to a member of the Security and Defense committee in the Iraqi parliament, the US nationals were kidnapped from a house of prostitution in the area.
Asaib Ahl al-Haq, Kata'ib Hezbollah and the Badr Organization are the principle focus of the probe into how the men were snatched in the Dora neighborhood, south of Baghdad, US sources said.
As the Islamic State retreats in Iraq and Syria, the Kurds are gaining ground and inching closer to statehood
By JONATHAN SPYER
A pamphlet distributed to ISIS fighters in October 2014, defines slave women as part of the loot the organization's fighters are allowed to take after winning on the battlefield.
By REUTERS,MAAYAN GROISMAN
Diyala has joined the list of governorates captured by Shi'ite militias after being liberated from ISIS.
New document released by the Treasury Ministry of ISIS in Raqqa reveals that ISIS has decided to cut the salaries of all its fighters in half due to the "exceptional circumstances" it witnesses.
US coalition spokesman comments on hardline group's losses in Iraq and Syria.
From contiguous territory stretching from Afghanistan to Iran and through Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon, Shi’ite influence would increase.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Ramadi is the capital of Iraq’s Al Anbar province, only 120 km. down the road from Baghdad.
By MICHAEL WILNER
The recapture of Ramadi deprives Islamic State militants of their biggest prize of 2015.
Kurdish security experts and commanders describe how terrorists have changed tactics over the last year.
Shayma Qassim, 20, receives threatening phone call after winning the first beauty pageant to be held in Iraq in 40 years.
Ordnance and explosives must be cleared so that Yazidi refugees may return.
For 16 months, Hussein Yazdanpana has been fighting with his Kurdish Peshmerga unit.
The UN Security Council met on the issue on Friday at the request of Iraq and Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari, who asked the body to adopt a resolution demanding Turkey withdraw its troops.
Resolution call for sanctions such as asset freeze, travel ban and arms embargo against terror group.
"We think Turkey has a plan to make Iraq split into three independent areas," Iraqi political analyst says.
According to unconfirmed reports from Mosul, at least 38 babies have allegedly been killed by lethal injection or asphyxiation.
The bill, which was quickly drafted amid a debate over immigrants and refugees coming into the US from radicalized regions of the world, passed with the support of 407 congressmen.
Public Security Ministry official Zaken: Supervisor of Jewish sites can’t distinguish between truth and lies in his eagerness.
As France reels from an unprecedented Islamic State terrorist attack on its soil, thousands of Kurdish forces with Yezidi allies handed the terrorist organization a decisive defeat in Iraq.
In late October, Kurdish and US special forces liberated 68 of prisoners of extremist group held in Iraq.
Northwestern town is strategic and symbolic prize; ISIS takeover in 2014 triggered air campaign.
Carter tells lawmakers US forces aim to intensify pressure on the Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa in Syria and the Iraqi city of Ramadi.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Ex British PM criticizes those who say Iraq War lead to Islamic State's creation.
An Islamic State fighter reached by telephone said he could not confirm whether Baghdadi had been in a convoy that was struck, but said the group would fight on whatever his fate.
Russia had so far not received such a request from the Iraqi government.
Trump mentioned Libya, Iraq in comparison to current efforts to drive Syrian President Bashar Assad out of power.
Iranian president says Tehran prepared to assist other countries in region as it has aided Syria and Iraq against insurgents.
Israeli- Canadian Gill Rosenberg says she has distanced herself from the CYCI organization due to "question marks" surrounding their work.
By BEN HARTMAN
Air raids kill a large number of militants and destroy several armored vehicles, Iraq says.
The network said he was killed in an attack on a car on Tuesday following a tip from an intelligence source.
"We have credible information that the agent used in the attack was mustard," a senior US official told the 'Wall Street Journal'.
With "sandals on the ground" in the regional capital of Iraqi Kurdistan, the "Magazine" visits the historic Old City and meets refugees fleeing the Islamic State.
ISIS has taken on a new business venture - selling souvenirs.
Turkish PM makes remarks in light of Ankara's strikes on Islamic State, Kurdish militants in drive for Syria "safe zone."
American official says Jerusalem gave US-supplied Cobra choppers to Hashemite kingdom to fend off insurgent threats; Jordan, Israel decline comment.
Angry crowds went on the rampage after the explosion, smashing the windows of cars parked in the street in grief and anger.
One of the bombs failed to detach from the plane during the mission.
Former prime minister and defense minister Ehud Barak does not believe ISIS is as strong as they seem.
Some members of the US administration fear that sharing the base is endangering the lives of American soldiers.
Former defense secretary breaks with ex-boss in interview with The Times of London.
Abducting girls has become a key part of the ISIS strategy to recruit foreign fighters who have been traveling to Iraq and Syria in record numbers over the past 18 months.
Last summer, the militants seized the Mosul dam in northern Iraq and threatened to submerge Baghdad until Kurdish forces drove them back with the help of airstrikes.
Yes, Islamic State is only 40 km. from the city, but as one local put it, “they might as well be on the other side of the world" thanks to "a wall of Peshmerga soldiers."
Helly Luv, an Iraqi-born, Finnish raised pop star of Kurdish descent takes YouTube by storm in latest music video calling for unity in fight against jihadists.
By CORAL BRAUN
In keeping with this irresponsible, even criminal nonchalance, Iraqi authorities have done next to nothing to prepare for a possible collapse.
By DANIEL PIPES
Many journalists did not anticipate the operation to be this easy, but the general director of the Kurdish security forces told us it was not surprising.
By VAGER SAADULLAH
By losing control of Shingal, ISIS’ military and economic resources may be affected, as their road between Mosul and Syria is now cut.
The enduring legacy of the delusion of Iraqi democracy and the rise of Iran.
The vast monastery perched high on Mount Alfaf is hewed from stone, its passages, stairways and terraces exposed to the sun and weather.
By BERNARD-HENRI LÉVY
Kurds confront the reality of Iraq with Islamic State.
"Saddam Hussein was not a good person. Who cares?" the GOP presidential frontrunner told supporters in Ohio.