04.30.2016 | 22 Nisan, 5776
Hamas: 'There will be an explosion' unless Israel lifts Gaza blockade
Two Palestinian teens attempt to stab IDF soldier at West Bank checkpoint
Palestinians clash with IDF forces as Jewish worshipers visit Joseph’s Tomb
Exclusive: Israeli envoy slams Austria’s hosting of Palestinian hijacker terrorist
Herzog pens letter to Corbyn, urges Labor delegation to visit Yad Vashem
IDF soldier who shot subdued Palestinian driven by 'twisted ideology'
Palestine, ISIS flags banned from Eurovision song contest
In Depth: ZAKA founder explains why Haredim entering the workforce is a Torah value
NYT: Israel denies waiting for Obama successor to strike defense aid deal
Gal-On endorses Berko to head key Knesset panel
Mimouna all night long
Music maestro Zubin Mehta remains young at heart
ISRAELI OPERA Gounod: Romeo and Juliet TA Opera House, April 18
Dining: A roadside attraction
J’lem wraps up first place and home court in postseason
Rajkovic suspended following Sakhnin brawl
Tensions run amok as Mac TA, Sakhnin brawl in rematch
Sinai Says: New horizons open up for Casspi following breakthrough season
Your investments: Omer and building wealth
COLUMN ONE: Defeating Hamas in America
Israel’s economy: Reasons to be cheerful – and some for concern
MIDDLE ISRAEL: Should we visit Auschwitz?
Rouhani allies make modest gains in Iran run-off election
Terror victims' kin have no right to sue Iran in US courts, Zarif says
Fragile economy forces Iran's top leaders to form alliance
From petrol to pesco: ISIS turns to 'non-traditional' terror funding
Analysis: The limits of the Iran-Russia alliance
Report: Iran looks to deploy Hamas in the battle to liberate Mosul from ISIS
Italy nabs four suspected in ISIS plot to attack Israeli embassy, Vatican
VIDEO: ISIS forces withdraw from strategic town under Assad’s protection
Boston-area men charged in ISIS-inspired beheading plot against police
Britain's Labor Party launches anti-Semitism inquiry
UK Labor leader announces new initiatives to curb anti-Semitism within party
Chelsea soccer club warns fans against anti-Semitism before Tottenham match
After claiming Hitler was Zionist, ex-London mayor refuses to back down
How much money is the life of the world's richest Jew worth?
Rx for Readers: Attending to hygiene in geriatric homes
Country feels heat, wildfires break out in Jerusalem, Galilee
Tech Talk: Start in Germany
Haifa and NY researchers collaborate on treatment for two deadly cancers
TA pub fined NIS 50,000 in anti-tobacco suit
Optical guide will keep orthopedic procedures on target
Something strange in the air at Haifa Earth Day
Nation celebrates spring festival at natural wonders
‘Israel needs to invest in Negev, Galilee for future population hike’
In 5 years, driverless cars based on Israel's Mobileye tech
TECH TALK: Women's Empowerment
Country’s young computer innovators create apps at HackTrack TLV
'Ban anyone from Middle East - but not Israelis,' says US Senate candidate
Journalist hit with anti-Semitic hate mail after profile on Trump's wife
US Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate
Trump on foreign policy: Iran deal allowed it to become a 'great power' at Israel's expense
VIDEO: A 'Hassidic Jew' and 'devout Muslim' walk the streets of New York
This week in 60 seconds: Priestly blessings and religious brawls
Grapevine: Finally, a family center
Just Torah: Passover: A means – not an end in itself
Briefing: The Democratic showdown on Israel
Podcast: Is Bibi the worst option except all the rest?
Briefing: Bernie Sanders, Monica Lewinsky, and an uneventful cyber attack
Exclusive: Some Trump Vodka, popular as kosher for Passover spirit, may not be kosher
WATCH: Superman's got nothing on Israel!
Can you match the President to his opposing candidate?
Animals are just the best.
Can you solve this riddle?
Peace train building up steam
Hezbollah at a crossroad
A survivor’s story
A year after quake, Israelis still helping Nepal recover
Necessary Stories: Grasping at the void
Trees for grandchildren
Bellicose culture mogul
In the heart of Africa
Veterans: Comic timing
Books: Seeing God’s face
Books: Between tribalism and universalism
Hot off the Arab press
A musical journey back to the Holy Temple
Hello, goodbye Jerusalem
This week in Jerusalem
Seen by engagement
Turning the (Seder) tables
‘Seas’ the day
Worn out with your workout?
The secret of the lost color
הַצַלָמִים – יְרוּשָלַיִם בְּעֵינֵי צַלָמֶיהָ
Palestinian Christians slam PA for refusal to recognize Easter
Orthodox Christians mark Palm Sunday at Jerusalem church
Israeli brewery resurrects beer recipe from time of Jesus
A different Passover Seder
Eurovision Contestants Plant Trees in Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
Cornerstone Ceremony for ANZAC Museum in Beersheba
The 19th Walk for Water: Touring the Desert, Loving Israel
A Tree Avenue for the Mashabim Air Force Base in the Negev
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
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
Appeasement for Peace?
Just look at Miriam now
It's The Jews Fault, They Could Have Prevented WWII!....
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.
Organizers, representing a range of Jewish groups, named June 1 as International Farhud Day.
By SAM SOKOL
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
Twenty-five years after Iraq’s Saddam Hussein launched Scud missiles at Israel, the secrets he hid on Mount Shingal still haunt the landscape.
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
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.
US deputy secretary of state says extremist group remains resilient and capable of taking the initiative.
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.
The United States apparently intends to ignore Lavrov’s sage advice and continue to pursue its Syrian policy to oust Assad.
By DAVID SINGER
The Jewish minority became one of the most important bulwarks of the national economy, commerce and administration , and left an indelible imprint on Iraqi life.
By EMIL MURAD
"Saddam Hussein was not a good person. Who cares?" the GOP presidential frontrunner told supporters in Ohio.