07.26.2016 | 20 Tammuz, 5776
IDF chief rejects claims that 'weak' army not doing enough to stop terror
Palestinians seeking to sue Britain over 1917 Balfour Declaration
Palestinians call for UNSC action over new Israeli building plans in east Jerusalem
Palestinian hunger striker sparks widespread protest
Israeli-Arabs reject Netanyahu’s extended hand and apology as insincere
No more English, math and science studies in haredi schools?
Jerusalem Municipality approves plan for increased construction in capital
47 arrested in mass crackdown on Israeli soccer fan club 'La Familia'
Bennett invokes 2014 Gaza war in warning over 'past mistakes'
Herzog rivals ask for secret ballot vote
Liberman hopes to make West Bank checkpoints more 'secure and humane'
Housing cabinet aims for 200,000 units for haredi housing
Top 5 things you can’t miss on your next spontaneous trip to Israel
A short evening of theater in TA
A spotlight on those living off the land
Israeli-Beduin film 'Sand Storm' to be released in US
Top Jewish American soccer players targeted by Israeli clubs
Group launches crowdfunding campaign against sexual harassment in police
Another pre-Rio gold for Israel’s rhythmic gymnastics team
Israeli researchers find way to detect cancer cells before becoming brain tumors
Arab-Israeli children much more likely to die in accidents
Health ministry to take lead in combating child hot car deaths
Technion takes a selfie from space
Economic committee chairman calls for guidelines to protect animals during live shipments
Nation’s cleanest beaches named
For the love of crows
Steinitz slams delays in natural gas deal for causing ‘billions in damages’
No holds barred: The decline and fall of supporters of the Iran deal
Trump adviser in 'Post' opinion: Too soon to give up on American Jewry
Why I went to Syria to fight ISIS
Entire region concerned about ‘day after’ Iran deal expires
The illegal car trade of the West Bank
Egypt denies report that assassination plot kept Sisi away from Arab League summit
Bavarian bomber pledged allegiance to Islamic State
Iran destroys 100,000 satellite dishes in morality-driven crackdown
Iran left with no choice but to confront the US, official warns
Iranian Kurdish leader to ‘Post’: Iran regime is a common enemy
Jihadis call on 'lone wolf' terrorists to attack Israeli athletes at Rio Olympics
Report: ISIS operating sleeper cells in Lebanese refugee camps
One mile from ISIS feels safer than France or Turkey to Kurdish peshmerga
ISIS claims responsibility for Nice attack
'Dramatic increase in anti-Semitic violence in US'
Democratic congressman apologizes for calling West Bank settlers ‘termites’
Berlin moves on despite terror threat
Nazi hunter outraged by annulment of Ustasha collaborator’s verdict
Healthcare hackathon organizers seek to be ‘light unto others’
WATCH LIVE: Peres, Rivlin and Netanyahu launch Israeli Innovation Center
Israeli startups are used around the globe
Samsung president poised to ramp up investing in Israel
Between Never-Trump and Never-Hillary, some Jews chose Libertarianism
Analysis: Wasserman Schultz, Jewish world darling, fights on in Florida
Cornel West to 'Post': The Palestinians 'will be free'
Democrats stagger to convention in crisis
This is how cats catch their rides in Thailand...
Do you believe in the Paranormal?
Head to Crown Plaza Eilat this summer to enjoy a fun staycation
Grapevine: The degree of what is offensive
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Podcast: From Tel Aviv, a story of hope for Orlando
Briefing: 'King Bibi' pulls it together, again
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
100-Year-Old Theater Converted Into Stunning Bookstore
TripAdvisor reviews in jail? Yes.
Second Lebanon War veteran's road to redemption
Empowering women globally
The American spirit’s impact
The word of a woman
The outpost on Oliphant Street
Dark years on the Côte d’Azur
Hot off the Arab press
Summertime chickpea dishes
Treats for Shabbat morning
A blend of wine, Judaism and Zionism
The last of Jerusalem’s Mohicans
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
Fun in the park
RAW FOOD: Passing fad or here to stay?
Another kind of romantic exchange
A German-Israeli love story
‘חָרִיש’, עִיר חֲדָשָה בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל
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Israel’s blessing to the world
Remembering the 'Exodus'
$100 million Christian theme park makes the Bible ‘come alive’
President of Paraguay Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Honoring Holocaust Rescuer Belgian Prince with a Tree in Israel
Perth and Merhav Am, Different but the Same
Canadian Young Professionals Visit Gaza Border Communities
Overnight Camp for Children with Special Needs Breaks Barriers
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
Planning a Sustainable Future through Water Sensitive Cities
Burnt Trees and Charred Earth in Jerusalem’s Arazim Valley
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
KKL-JNF holds its 6th Latin American Leadership Conference
Andrew Viterbi at a KKL-JNF Milan Gala Event
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
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
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.
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
The routine of war: 24 hours on the front line against ISIS.
By LAURA KELLY
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.
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
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.
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
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."
“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
"Saddam Hussein was not a good person. Who cares?" the GOP presidential frontrunner told supporters in Ohio.