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Fars News Agency says Israelis buying up property in ISIS-held areas.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The extremist group also considers praying or worshiping at graves sites to be idolatry.
By ARIEL COHEN
A video on a social media website purports to show Islamic State militants destroying priceless artifacts that are thousands of years old in the ancient Iraqi city of Hatra.
The toddler was evacuated to Hadassah by the Shevet Achim organization, which works to secure treatment in Israel for children throughout the Middle East born with cardiac problems.
ISIS militants first took over the church in July, 2014, storming the monastery and expelling its monks.
Iraqi Christians say they have no intention of leaving the country despite the recent abduction of over 200 Assyrian Christians by the Islamic State.
"I'm here to make a difference and hopefully put a stop to some atrocities," says 38-year-old Tim, who previously worked in the prison service. "I'm just an average guy from England really."
According to Assyrian International News Agency, Islamic State sells stolen electronic devices, furniture at "Spoils of the Nazarenes" market.
The militant group has also been selling stolen goods from ransacked churches on the black market in order to fund their terrorist mission.
More than 250,000 Christians have fled Northern Iraq amid ISIS persecution.
In a video message to the Christians of Erbil, Pope Francis prays for peace and encourages Christians to remain steadfast in their faith.
More than 250,000 Christians have fled Northern Iraq amidst ISIS persecution.
These refugees join the already 1.4 million internally displaced persons and 200,000 refugees already residing in the Kurdish region of Iraq.
Christians were in Iraq long before Muhammad was born
By LELA GILBERT
“We cannot resign ourselves to imagining a Middle East without Christians, who have professed the name of Jesus there for over two thousand years," Pope Francis said.
“What we’re trying to achieve is a partnership between religious actors...to provide as much aid as possible to hundreds of thousands of new refugees who are fleeing IS," says IsraAID director.
“The story of this Torah scroll embodies Jewish fate more than any story,” FM Liberman says.
By JEREMY SHARON
President Obama urgently needs to rethink his September 2014 assessment of Islamic State.
By DAVID SINGER
What has to happen before the United Nations Security Council comes to its senses and gets really serious about degrading and destroying Islamic State?
The mobilization of the international community against Islamic State might have been slow and insufficient – but it is already bearing fruit.
By YOSSI MELMAN
Prime Minister Abbot dismissed the reports as "fanciful" but reaffirmed commitment to work with allies to act against threats.
Jordan says is coordinating with Japanese authorities in effort to secure release of Goto, a veteran war reporter.
Most revered for his Arabic to English translation of the Koran, Nessim Joseph Dawood was a revolutionary in introducing the West to Arab literature and culture – but his life story is so much more.
By MARION FISCHEL
19-year-old Lance Cpl. Sean P. Neal of Riverside, California, died Thursday in Baghdad.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Dutch prosecutor says motorcyclists are permitted to engage with Kurds battling jihadists, as long as they do not join terror groups.
US security officials say have no information to support threat.
"Islamic Police" have cars and boats; Residents say militants arrest dissidents.
Iraqi authorities to meet in French capital with some 30 other countries and organizations to coordinate response to Islamic State.
Just 26 years old, Shlomo Hillel played a major role in bringing 125,000 Iraqi immigrants to Israel.
By PATRICIA GOLAN
Inside the Kurdish-Islamic State war
By JONATHAN SPYER
Women’s rights activist and critic of Muslim fundamentalism Ayaan Hirsi Ali speaks with the ‘Post’ about her latest book
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Developing on separate continents, the two radical Islamic movements have shown scary similarities over the past year and grown closer in communication. What does this mean for the rest of the world?
By LAURA MURRAY
The Torah scroll was written on the finest deerskin available in Bahdad and completed in 1912; It now resides at the Ohel Ari Synagogue in Ra'anana.
War jets fly over Syrian town of Kobani after days of heavy raids against jihadist group.
An Iraqi author describes how the foundations for sectarianism, civil war and corruption grew out of the US invasion of Iraq in 2003
'Guardian' reports that terror chief was seriously injured in Western air strike in March.
Former colonel described as being "bitter and unemployed" after US authorities in Iraq disbanded the army by decree in 2003.
The mere sight of Douri, a wiry man with a red mustache who often wore a military beret, terrified Iraqis who endured what was known as the Republic of Fear.
Kurdish forces have been waging a bitter fight against the Islamic State, videotaping their victories to combat jihadist propaganda.
The high-profile meeting in the Oval Office is meant to convey a US stamp of approval for a leader who has sought to be more inclusive than his predecessor in governing Iraq.
"Whenever we are able in a piece of land to remove the signs of idolatry and spread monotheism, we will do it," one fighter can be heard saying.
Iraqi forensic teams began excavating 12 suspected mass grave sites thought to hold the corpses of soldiers massacred by ISIS.
President of embattled country says there are some estimates that Islamic State is attracting 1,000 recruits a month in Syria.
In a report based on interviews with more than 100 alleged victims and witnesses, UNHRC urges UN Security Council to refer the situation to the ICC for prosecution of perpetrators.
Underneath the robes and veils, the men put on makeup, wore dresses and some even wore women's bras; Others put on makeup but chose not to shave their facial hair.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
A truck apparently used in ISIS suicide mission destroyed by Kurdish forces near Kirkuk.
The amateur page showed a map of the world dotted with Islamic State's trademark Arabic insignia and was crafted by Socialkit, a program that lets users produce do-it-yourself social networks.
Museum reopens after 12 years, thousands of artifacts still missing.
"It is clearly part of our plan, that not only we will train them, and we will equip them with the latest weapons systems, but we will also protect them when the time comes."
“The Prophet ordered us to get rid of statues and relics, and his companions did the same when they conquered countries after him.”
Iraqi PM says IS intends to sell some priceless antiquities illegally, vows to track down and recover treasures.
At least 11,602 civilians were killed and 21,766 wounded in 2014, according to UN figures, which also cited January as one of the deadliest months in recent years, with over 1,300 killed in terrorist acts.
Carter on the offensive: It will be Iraqi-led and US-supported. And it's important that it be launched at a time when it can succeed,"
Residents of cities under control of terrorist group speak to UK paper of harsh conditions enforced on them.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
“We may not have spoken about Iraq before, but we have a limited presence because of the sensitive phase that Iraq is going through.”
If passed, resolution would be first bill to approve use of force since Congress voted to authorize war in Iraq in 2003.
"There will be a major counter offensive on the ground in Iraq," says Gen. John Allen.
Israeli family among bidders for infamous noose.
The United States is leading an international coalition against the extremist terror group and an air campaign against IS fighters in Iraq and Syria began in August.
Khabbaz is a small oilfield 20 km southwest of Kirkuk with a maximum production capacity of 15,000 barrels per day.
Armed group demands $200 million from the Japanese government to save hostages' lives.
"This is evil, you Sheik" scrawled on body; spate of other attacks on ISIS fighters suggests that opposing group is responsible
A growing band of foreigners are dodging authorities to join the fight against the terrorist group that has killed thousands and taken vast parts of Iraq and Syria.
Cantlie is seen "reporting" on life in the northern Iraqi town of Mosul, where "business as usual" reigns.
Terrorist group also claims sniper killing of an Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander in Iraq.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON,REUTERS
The accounts from Yazidi women in Iraq are consistent with claims made by Kurdish women in Syria who have also come under the thumb of ISIS.
According to the report,the women were buried in large mass graves after they were killed.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Group executing civilians and fighters on "massive scale," according to UN.
"They are our brothers. They are good people. They love life, a lot like us, really," woman tells Israel Radio.
US officials would not confirm or deny if Baghdadi, the group's overall leader, had been targeted.
Soldiers to serve "in a non-combat role, to expand our advise and assist mission and initiate a comprehensive training effort for Iraqi forces," the Pentagon announced on Friday.
By MICHAEL WILNER,REUTERS
Security authorities are also reportedly investigating 5 suspected Egyptians who trained with Islamic State and returned from Syria to carry out terrorist attacks.
John Cantlie narrates from the Turkish-Syria border town wearing black civilian clothing.
Nevertheless, a clear majority favors military action against the extremist group.
Announcement marks a significant policy shift by Ankara -a government that has long been hostile to Kurdish nationalists
Monitor group says extremist group has taken to the air for first time in three aircraft.
Minister slams Mossad, CIA for spying on Iran's nuclear, military facilities.
American aircraft hit 18 IS targets in Kobani, 5 positions in Iraq on Tuesday and Wednesday.
The coalition to fight ISIS is a fraud and ISIS is selling Muslim women to Jews, according to Imam Saleh Jawhar.
The US and Dutch militaries also carried out three airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Iraq near Tal Afar and Hit on Friday and Saturday, Central Command said in a statement.
Ahmed Habashi, 23, hailed from from the village of Iksal, just south of Nazareth
Australians and Dutch conduct combat flights; Belgian plane bombs and "neutralizes" target.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
Jenan Moussa of Dubai-based Alaan TV gathered exclusive images and documents from the bombed headquarters of the so-called Khorasan Group in Aleppo.
Jets attack a heavy weapons position that was endangering Kurdish forces and they subsequently attack an (IS) armed pick-up truck in the same area, defense secretary says.
Piles of cash estimated to be worth millions, says unidentified man in video.
Diplomats, soldiers, children abducted three months ago in Iraq are back home.
Friday session chaired by Secretary Kerry is open to Iranian participation, US says; Obama not opposed to meeting with Rouhani.
Politicians will begin debating legislation on Tuesday to give President Barack Obama approval to arm and train rebels who oppose both Islamic State and the Syrian government.
Powers focus on Iraq over Syria, plan to retake Mosul; DC, Tehran spar over talks.
"ISIS is recruiting these women in order to be baby factories. They are seeing the establishment of an Islamic state and now they need to populate the state," expert says.
"It was like hitting the jackpot," says Filip Vukosavovic, an expert in ancient Babylonia, Sumeria and Assyria after reading the tablets.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,REUTERS
Israel would be acting lawfully by introducing a General Assembly resolution calling for Iran’s expulsion from the United Nations.
By LOUIS RENÉ BERES
The ambition of both Iran and the IS is wide territorial expansion.
By YARIV LEVIN
Jews perhaps know more than others about having their cultural possessions plundered.
By KENNETH BANDLER
We’ve done enough battling an enemy that grows new appendages like a hydra.
By H.A. GOODMAN
For past decades, Western diplomacy was defined by an assumption that the root of all problems in the Middle East was the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.