10.01.2016 | 28 Elul, 5776
Report: Stabbing at Kalandia Crossing, IDF soldier injured
Abbas and Riviln speak of future meetings at Peres funeral
Watch: Netanyahu and Abbas shake hands at Peres funeral
Report: Gazan terror tunnel collapses, kills 3
Analysis: Conflicting messages from the Peres funeral
Reporter's Notebook: A funeral that would have meant the world to Peres
Obama at Peres funeral: Abbas's presence reminds us of the unfinished business of peace
Clinton: Peres was a dreamer who never gave up
Peres hoped America would reject Trump's vision
Peres bombshell: I stopped an Israeli strike on Iran
This week on TV: Rebellious robots,return of SJP, and ‘Princess Shaw’
Movie Review: ‘My King’
Chef Nir Zook opens first kosher venture in Tel Aviv
The sound of (vocal) music
Beersheba satisfied with nil-nil outcome vs Southampton
Hapoel Tel Aviv, Beitar Jerusalem both in need of wins
Hapoel Jerusalem, Maccabi Tel Aviv in final
Peres had appreciation of power and impact of sports
TAU and Swiss scientists to crash spacecraft into comet today
Could Israel become a linchpin of China’s trade strategy?
Peres’s final contribution: His corneas
Apple reportedly developing iPhone 8 in Israel
Hospital officials: More funds needed for healthier food
'Israeli hospitals need increased funding to provide healthful meals'
Global agtech investors find 'rich pipeline of opportunities' in Israel
Israel to supply gas to Jordan in $10 billion deal
Israeli pathfinder in plant-based biopesticide industry earns posthumous award
Israeli solar tech could make clean water a global reality
Column One: The New Middle East
Editor's Notes: How Peres's constant search for opportunities built a nation
My Word: Population density, people power and blessings
Grapevine: Shimon Peres: A personal memoir
Abbas: Fatah will hold major congress this year
In northern Iraqi Kurdistan, hundreds pay respects to Peres
Report: Iranian spy masters 'running covert war' in Syria
Congress rejects Obama veto of Saudi September 11 bill
Iran atomic chief: Trump presidency wouldn't endanger nuclear deal
Iran has missiles that can hit Israel, Revolutionary Guards official says
Rouhani: Zionists pressuring US to violate Iran nuclear deal
Obama threatens to veto two Iran-related bills
Did ISIS use chemical weapons in rocket strike near US troops in Iraq?
Report: ISIS shoots down Syrian warplane allegedly killing pilot
France's 'first all-female ISIS cell' allegedly sought to strike Eiffel Tower
ISIS ploting to massacre Christians in Belgian shopping mall
Israeli, US Jews close despite political, religious differences
Ukrainian President: No Ukrainian has the right to forget Babi Yar
Lauder recalls a memorable conversation with Peres
US Jewish groups mourn Shimon Peres, laud his contribution to Israel
Agritech investor: Opportunities abound with Israeli entrepreneurs
Tech Talk: Intel gets smart with ‘learning building’
New Israeli tech sees machines leading the blind
Peres was a man of psalms, Clinton says
Who won the first Trump-Clinton presidential debate?
Comment: For Israel at Hofstra it was Passover
Good times come as Israel omitted from the US debate
London's Muslim mayor backs Clinton for US president
When politicians get sick: Is Hillary Clinton's health like Ariel Sharon's?
Debilitating image of Clinton jolts US presidential race
Palestinians: Donald Trump shows 'disregard for international law'
Trump campaign: Clinton should be disqualified for event hosting Palestinian teacher
Pride and affirmative prejudice: Donald Trump and the Jews
Trump proposes disarming Clinton bodyguards: 'Let's see what happens to her'
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of September 30, 2016
Grapevine Metro: Coming concerts
Aliya Stories: Being attuned to your body
This week in 60 seconds: Israel mourns a founding father
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Not so regal behavior: Saudi princess allegedly orders guard to kill French decorator
Kim Kardashian calls for help for Jewish cancer patient from Israel
Swiss judge: Muslim students must shake female teachers' hands or face fine
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Muzzling the media
A stark prognosis for the Middle East
The road past Mosul
An unprecedented deal?
Tour Israel: Rosh Hashana Special
Wine Talk: Go sweet
Cooking: Ancient grains for a healthy New Year
Recipes for a sweet Rosh Hashana
This week in Jerusalem
It’s time for millennials to migrate
Sounds of the synagogue
The joy of a Jerusalem playground
Israeli music for all
City Notes: Netanya hosts Israeli Special Olympics
New year for the golden-agers
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The Christian German who saved Jews speaking Yiddish
The Church has contributed to antisemitism, Archbishop of Canterbury says
The Pope receives Jewish world leaders ahead of Rosh Hashana
A Lake in the Middle of the Desert at Dimona's Ben Gurion Park
International Cleanup Day in Israel 2016 Launched in Afula
From Copenhagen to the Casuarina Circle at Ilanot
A Global Perspective on Dry Land Forestry and Restoration
We will win but how long will it take? Including Bibi's Building Bluff
Is a Jewish safe haven possible in the Diaspora; is America the “exception”?
Potentially Misleading Statistics on Global Terrorism
Still Looking for Israel at Harvard
In a statement issued on Tuesday, Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament said that Iraq is determined to sue Israel for bombing the nuclear reactor and force it to pay reparations.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
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.
Lt. Gen. Jacob-Farj-Rafael “JFR” Jacob died Wednesday in New Delhi following a short illness.
Avraham Shama se souvient des offices de son enfance en Irak, marqués par le dépouillement
By AVRAHAM SHAMA
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
Italy, Germany and UK are leaders in training Peshmerga forces to root out Islamic State in Iraq.
By LAURA KELLY
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
As forces gather to take on Islamic State in its Iraqi stronghold, the battle is likely to be merely a chapter in the wider story of conflict in the country.
By JONATHAN SPYER
By PASCALE PEREZ-RUBIN
52 years after Peres kindled a special relationship between the Kurds and Israel, Kurdish activists in Duhok hold a memorial service for him.
US military testing to see if chemical agent used in attack; no American forces injured.
Islamic State's last major city in Iraq is under threat as American forces increase ahead of planned operation.
Iraq’s army and the Kurdish peshmerga are within striking distance of Mosul, but strategy and regional concerns put them at a crossroads.
It’s World War I trench-style warfare and the Peshmerga are defending a 1,000 kilometer front line.
With news from France and the attempted coup in Turkey making its way to the front lines, there is a feeling of normalcy here in Kurdistan.
The success of the Falluja operation launched on May 23 gives fresh momentum to Iraqi forces in the campaign to retake Mosul.
Mosul is Iraq's largest northern city and Islamic State's de facto capital in the country.
“What is today happening in Syria and Iraq is a deep-seated US-Zionist conspiracy that has triggered war in Muslim territories."
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
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'.
The Kurdish experience in Iraq demonstrates what Kurds can achieve in cooperation with the international community and adhering to contemporary, liberal democratic norms.
By DELOVAN BARWARI
It is important to raise our voices and speak to the international community so that people know that no one outside is helping us.
By NASIR PASHA KHALAF
I was six years old then, practically a man in the Jewish tradition, yet my eyes were still half-shut, my head in dreamland.
There are many reasons Israel should foster ties and cooperation with the Kurds, including support of an independent Kurdish state in Northern Iraq.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
“When terrorists target mosques and Muslims, you know terrorism has nothing to do with Islam,” a friend wrote on Facebook.
Two days in 1941 led directly to the violent expulsion of 120,000 Iraqi Jews from their land, the confiscation of their property and possessions.
By HEN MAZZIG
Shavuot falls on the 75th anniversary of the cruel and bloody riots against the small Jewish community in Iraq.
By ZVI GABAY
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
"The only way you can be comfortable about Trump's foreign policy, is to think he doesn't really mean anything he says."
"Saddam Hussein was not a good person. Who cares?" the GOP presidential frontrunner told supporters in Ohio.