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Importing crude from Erbil could be geopolitically, economically favorable for Jerusalem, says expert.
By SHARON UDASIN
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.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Organizers, representing a range of Jewish groups, named June 1 as International Farhud Day.
By SAM SOKOL
“The story of this Torah scroll embodies Jewish fate more than any story,” FM Liberman says.
By JEREMY SHARON
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
Guardian report surveys recently released Foreign Office documents written before the widespread killing of Iranians with chemical weapons.
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
The Kurds’ Western backers in northern Iraq are wary of the Kurdish goal of independence.
By SARA ELIZABETH WILLIAMS
ISIS continues to advance as Syria and Iraq continue to disintegrate.
Just 26 years old, Shlomo Hillel played a major role in bringing 125,000 Iraqi immigrants to Israel.
By PATRICIA GOLAN
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
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Against the backdrop of the Holocaust, the June 1941 Farhud Massacre was perpetrated upon the unprepared Iraqi Jews – as the British stood by and did nothing.
By EDWIN BLACK
IsraAID is involved in humanitarian efforts around the world, even in regions that are traditionally less friendly to Israel.
By ANAV SILVERMAN
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.
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.
By MAARIV ONLINE
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.
According to Syrian state media, terror group has killed 400 people in ancient city.
Moment has passed for US to recruit Sunnis to fight Jihadis, expert says.
More than 40,000 have fled Iraqi city in recent days.
The US Defense Department, while not confirming the fall of Ramadi, sought to play down the impact on the broader Iraq military campaign of an Islamic State seizure of the city.
The insurgents attacked Ramadi overnight using six suicide car bombs to reach the city center, where the Anbar governorate compound is located, police sources said.
The Iraqi defense ministry posted footage of what is said showed the air strike on the "Martyrs Mosque" in the village of al-Iyadhiya near Tel Afar, where Afar was a teacher and well-known preacher
The new ISIS leader has a lot of credibility in the organization and is well-suited to take over day-to-day operations.
The jihadist organization, in control of vast swathes of Iraq as well as Syria, is now under the leadership of Abu Alaa al-Afri, a former physics teacher and al-Qaida veteran.
'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.
By MICHAEL WILNER
"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
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
"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
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
President Obama urgently needs to rethink his September 2014 assessment of Islamic State.
What has to happen before the United Nations Security Council comes to its senses and gets really serious about degrading and destroying Islamic State?