03.26.2017 | 28 Adar, 5777
Jerusalem mayor meets US peace envoy at White House after Mideast tour
Hamas closes Erez crossing between Gaza and Israel
Hundreds participate in symbolic funeral for senior Hamas militant
Analysis: Israel's new approach to Hamas?
WATCH: Dancing for peace around Tel Aviv
Netanyahu: No deal yet with US on settlements
Two dead and multiple injured, including children in shootings in Israeli-Arab towns
Sela falls in straight sets to Nadal at Miami Open
Israel's coalition heads aim to end crisis
Report: US may allow new settlement in exchange for partial building freeze
John Ford Coley would really love to see you tonight
What’s new, pussycat? It’s Tom Jones!
Opera: Gazzetta giggles
Hapoel Jerusalem blown out by 24 points in Rishon
Levy’s Israel humbled 4-1 in Spain qualifier
Israelis, Palestinians await resolution at May’s FIFA Congress
Alto: The Israeli startup aiming to help Americans with disabilities
Electronic patches for migraine headaches
Bats remember directions
On the tip of their tongue
Trump and State Governors Have Declared a State of Emergency on Opioid Abuse
Insulin resistance can lead to faster cognitive decline
A multi-pronged approach to
water economy innovation
$900,000 awarded to Israeli-American mobile video tech partnership
Migrating starlings swoop over southern Israel
Environmental Protection Ministry orders closure of ammonia facility
Sino-Saudi alignment in Yemen and escalating conflict
Israel’s open secret
A rotten apple?
Can religion be an opportunity for human progress?
Iran sanctions 15 US firms, citing Israel ties and 'human rights'
US military official to JPost: ISIS is in its death throes, but still a ruthless enemy
Egypt's former leader Mubarak freed, six years after overthrow
British MP: Iran is trying to threaten Israel by establishing a second front in Syria
Mossad chief: Iran is main threat to Israel with or without nuclear deal
Iran loses thousands, 10 generals in Syria-Iraq wars
Will ISIS use chemical weapons against Israel or Israelis in Europe?
US weighs deploying up to 1,000 'reserve' troops for ISIS fight
France's far-right Le Pen loses EU parliament immunity over ISIS tweets
Head of GOP in Israel says ‘self-hating Jew’ Sarah Silverman ‘needs a muzzle’
Midsummer Camp’s Dream: Telling a unique story about Israel
Trump’s new Israel envoy gets a mixed welcome from Jewish groups
UK chief rabbi holds vigil for terror victims along with Christian and Muslim leaders
Iron Dome start-up to provide critical support to New York Power Authority
Enticing Israeli startups to expand to Germany
Ivanka Trump reportedly invited to Germany on White House visit
US House and Senate introduce bipartisan bills against boycotts of Israel
Bernie Sanders declares ‘victory’ in withdrawal of GOP health bill
Senate introduces new bill sanctioning Iran and testing its nuclear deal
Analysis: Clinton falls amid assault on establishment
Clinton concedes: 'We have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling'
Hillary Clinton and the glass ceiling: Cracked but intact
NY hassidic village loyal to Clinton despite Trump popularity among ultra-Orthodox
Trump reportedly picks friend of Jared Kushner to serve in administration
Trump calls UN 'sad,' days after Israeli settlements vote
Saddam Hussein's daughter touts Trump's 'political sensibility'
Dermer calls on Trump to move embassy to Jerusalem
The Travel Advisor: Say so long to the tablets
NYC rabbi publishes ‘(Unofficial) Hogwarts Haggadah’ for coming holiday
Grapevine: Dershowitz makes a different case for Israel
This week in 60 seconds: Terror hits central London
Podcast: Three Ladies, Three Lattes
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
Israeli-American mogul Haim Saban gets Hollywood star
Pregnant Jenna Jameson to give baby Hebrew name
President Trump expecting ninth grandchild, from son Eric and his wife, Lara
Wonder Woman Gal Gadot welcomes second 'wonder baby'
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A surprisingly unorthodox education minister?
Time to make the leap to start-up government
'Volatile and dangerous’
Extending a cultural helping hand
Solving the riddle of Elsa Weiss
in the sea
Sit up and listen
City Notes: From shipwrecked to seabound
Harnessed to freedom
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World leadership has changed, but Israel support still needed, says Cardoza-Moore
Thousands gather to see restored site of Jesus’s tomb in Jerusalem
Tomb of Jesus reopens in Jerusalem after restoration
Czech Parliament Representatives in Israel
Canadian Delegation in Israel: “It’s a privilege to be here”
Bosnian President Plants a Tree in Jerusalem’s Grove of Nations
JNF USA Leadership Mission Visits Northern Israel
KOSHER IN CUZCO
Radical Islamic immigration strategy
The Oscars and Hollywood's hypocrisy; Dear Hollywood, If You Want To Help Women, You Must Strictly And Unapologetically Defend The Values That Have Allowed Women To Thrive.
The New Israel Fund's Law of Return
No air raid sirens were activated in the area as the projectiles were headed toward open territory.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
Brigade commander, Col. Yehuda Hacohen finishes his term on the Egyptian border where the agriculture is flourishing and a dangerous enemy sits on the other side of the border.
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
Dr. Asaf Ashar, a leading port and shipping international expert, tells ‘The Jerusalem Post’ why setting up a port for the Strip in Egypt is the most practical – and secure – solution
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
“I don’t think anyone’s talking about a withdrawal,” said Navy Captain Jeff Davis.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Gaza Salafi official tells Aaron Klein Investigative Radio that ISIS in Sinai "will be the pioneers" in a future confrontation with Israel.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Hamas's strategy of keeping Gaza calm and setting West Bank on fire may not succeed.
Director of MEMRI Terror Monitor: This video should be taken seriously, but needs to be put into proportion.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Hamas official, Ziad al-Thatha said that Abbas was behaving more like a “clown.”
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
The terrorists beheaded the alleged spies, then dumped the bodies on a road in the northern Sinai.
‘Sometimes they’ll fire and run away... this time they stayed and fought,’ says Negev police official
By BEN HARTMAN
Egyptian security force pins blame for attack, which left two Israeli soldiers injured, on Sinai-based Islamist group.
Two others seized after group emerges from Gaza tunnel.
While enforcing truces with Israel, Hamas has often signaled to Sinai groups that they are free to attack Israel from Gaza.
Abbas reportedly rejected plan that would expand Gaza to five times its current size and give PA autonomy in West Bank cities; Yesh Atid's Peri, Bayit Yehudi's Shaked say proposal worth exploring.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,LAHAV HARKOV
Une semaine après l’attaque de l’armée égyptienne le jour de Kippour 1973, Tsahal prépare sa propre surprise pour forcer le passage du canal de Suez. Retour sur les instants décisifs de la bataille qui a renversé le cours de l’histoire
By ABRAHAM RABINOVICH
Israël coopère discrètement avec l’Egypte dans la lutte contre les terroristes de l’Etat islamique dans le Sinaï
By YOSSI MELMAN
The Egyptian president's war on terror in Sinai is a daily reminder of why Israel shouldn’t leave the West Bank.
By EVELYN GORDON
Incident comes on heels of deadly attack that killed 33 soldiers in the peninsula.
Soldiers of the unit work around the clock to stop any terror infiltrations.
Shimon Peres died a month short of the 60th anniversary of the Sinai Campaign and one of his greatest achievements – the strategic alliance with France.
The Egyptian president sees Sinai militants as an existential threat, but the army's initiative to recruit Sinai tribal fighters is failing.
By AHMED ABOULENEIN/REUTERS
IDF increases vigilance after fighters linked to ISIS take control of Egyptian military vehicles, creating concern that terrorists might attempt to break into Israeli territory.
Israel Radio on Friday quoted a senior officer serving in the IDF Engineering Corps as saying that the military spent the past year preparing for anticipated hostile actions from armed Islamists.
Egyptian security forces shot and reportedly killed the smugglers on the Israeli side.
The struggle to restore internal security in Egypt, in Sinai in particular, is at the top of the Sisi government’s priorities.
By YORAM MEITAL
A wave of returning Israelis hit the shores of Sinai on Succot.
By NATAN ODENHEIMER
Not one for the limelight, Zionist Union co-leader Isaac Herzog’s wife, Michal,
opens up her home to let voters see a more personal side.
By Laura Kelly
Naomi Baum has perfected stability – from marriage to work,war to disease.
By ABIGAIL KLEIN LEICHMAN
By BEN FISHER
The terror group officially claimed responsibility late Tuesday night for the rocket fire that was aimed at southern Israel on Monday.
In the chaos of Libya’s civil war, the huge army arsenal was up for grabs
By ZVI MAZEL
Could a Palestinian state state comprised of Gaza and the Egyptian Sinai Peninsula become a real alternative? And what effect would it have on Israel?
By BEN LYNFIELD
The two rockets that were fired at Israel from Sinai on Monday were probably launched by ISIS. Should Israel consider this attack as a warning?
The attack was launched with a car bomb, planted in a street cleaning car that the attackers had stolen a few days earlier, three security sources told Reuters.
Attacks by the Islamic State group in the peninsula have increased, posing real risk to peacekeepers.
The video released Monday shows jihadis from the group known as Islamic State in Sinai, or Wilayat Sayna, vowing to target Israel in the near future and conquer Rome.
According to Hamas's Interior Ministry, the maneuver was enacted in order to "find points of collaboration with Egyptian forces on the border."
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA,JPOST.COM STAFF
According to CNN, the Obama administration is examining the relocation of US and international peacekeeping forces from a base in the volatile northern Sinai to areas in the peninsula's south.
Palestinian reports suggest that a special unit of the Kassam Brigades, Hamas’ military wing, headed secretly to Sinai on Friday, in order to kidnap and return to Gaza one of its members.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
Hamas refused to admit responsibility in Sinai security incidents, Al-Ahram says.
Improvised explosive destroys armored personnel carrier near Arish.
Three foreign tourists wounded in attack at Egyptian Red Sea resort.
Findings of preliminary Egyptian investigation contradict Russian claim that plane was brought down by a bomb.
Egypt on heightened alert since terrorists downed passenger plane last month.
There have been concerns about the safety of the almost 1,900 peacekeepers after six were wounded in September by a roadside bomb.
Senior IDF officer says any drawdown of the foreign troops would "reward terrorism."
Traces of explosives were found on fragments of the plane and on passengers' belongings.
A new Egyptian assault on the group now seems a matter of time following the bombing of a Russian airliner, which murdered 224 civilians.
If a bomb knocked Airbus A321 out of the sky, that would challenge Egypt's assertions that it had brought under control militants operating in the Sinai Peninsula.
Britain said earlier that plane might have been brought down by an explosive device.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
As a precautionary measure, flights heading to Britain from Sharm al-Sheikh are being delayed.
Ten others wounded in blast allegedly targeting police in northern Sinai city of El Arish.
Kremlin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Monday that there are not yet any grounds to rule out any theory for the crash of the Russian airliner in Egypt, including terrorism.
Russia's transportation minister denies claim by terrorist group in Egypt alleging that its fighters shot down aircraft carrying over 200 people.
Egyptian security sources said there was no indication that the plane had been shot down.
Sources claim one of Egypt’s security apparatuses was behind abduction of Palestinians who left Gaza through the Rafah border crossing.
Asharq al-Awsat reported that on August 1, a group of 15 migrants from Sudan and Eritrea sought to illegally enter Israel through Egyptian territory.
In Gaza, Hamas keeps jihadists in check; in Sinai, it cooperates with them.
"We are still recovering the bodies of terrorists from the latest attack," Sisi said Saturday.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS,YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Sinai Province group makes statement on social media claiming projectiles that exploded in open Israeli territory earlier Friday.
IDF has been closely following deadly firefights that have ensued between Egyptian forces, Islamist fighters near the Israel border.
Islamic State's Egypt affiliate, Sinai Province, claimed responsibility for the attacks killing 30; Israel closed border crossings as precaution.
The attacks targeted several military posts and a police station, security sources and witnesses said.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON,REUTERS
Deputy Minister Ayoub Kara sends condolence letter to Egyptian president.
Former Pentagon official says in the Sinai, the counterinsurgency campaign is going to have to incorporate economic and educational components.
Islamist group formerly known as Ansar Bait al-Maqdis makes call for attack on southern Israeli city "in the coming days," according to Egyptian media.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
The border crossing will only allow entry into Gaza, while people in Gaza will not be able to go to Egypt.
Earlier in the day a court sentenced former Egyptian president Morsi to death; unclear whether events were connected.
Tribal federation says holds first meeting to discuss ways to tackle militants seeking to topple US-backed Cairo government.
Order has been in place since October after Islamist militants stepped up attacks in the peninsula bordering Israel.
In the Sinai, illegal cross-border tunnels are used to smuggle goods, but also serve as a passageway for weapons and terrorists.
Egyptian group that has pledged allegiance to Islamic State releases video of gruesome killings.
Security sources say, two cars exploded when troops fired at them after drivers refused to stop near a police station in the Northern Sinai town of Sheikh Zuweid.
Sisi said Egypt was confronting the "strongest secret organisation in the world", a reference to the Islamist Muslim Brotherhood.
Army decides to deploy special forces to the northern Sinai following attacks that killed dozens.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA,REUTERS
Egyptian security forces reportedly destroy 1,200-long passageway, according to Palestinian media.
‘It’s important for the world to see we’re all Egyptians,’ president says during solidarity visit to Cairo house of worship
Cairo has been clamping down on its Sinai frontier with Gaza, seeing a security threat in the Islamist Hamas-controlled enclave.
Egyptian security forces continued ongoing operations against jihadists in Sinai, killing one suspect and arresting 11 in northern Sinai, MENA reported on Thursday.
Israeli expert: Egyptian army has redoubled its efforts to hit militant groups but this fight is far from over
At least six children and women were killed amid the Sinai clashes.
Decision to increase security buffer zone reportedly comes after discovery of underground passageways measuring 800-1,000 meters in length.
"War against state has just begun," warns man in video, described as mastermind of the attack.
Sinai-based terror group denies expressing loyalty to Islamic State via Twitter.
"After entrusting God, we decided to swear allegiance to the emir of the faithful Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, caliph of the Muslims in Syria and Iraq and in other countries."
Following last week’s terror attack that killed 31 Egyptian soldiers in Sinai, Egyptian army starts clearing 500 meters wide buffer zone that extends 10-kilometer.
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman warns Cairo to prevent Israel from "spreading sedition" in Egypt.
Egyptian authorities tell group of 12 parliamentarians that the security situation in Sinai bordering Gaza is “very dangerous.”
The victim was abducted two weeks ago by the organization, which sought to coerce him to confess his membership with Mossad, Egyptian sources said.
This is the eighth beheading claimed by the Islamic State linked group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis in under a month.
The commotion at the border belies the tourist reality in Egypt, that the Sinai Peninsula is empty.
By LAURA KELLY
The plan to connect the Sinai Peninsula to the Arabian Peninsula could have a historic impact.
By LIAT COLLINS
Egypt is experiencing tumultuous times; it is a reminder that Egypt and Israel, as well as the region as a whole, confront similar enemies; extremism and terrorism.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Gideon Sa’ar’s moment of truth
By URI PEREDNIK