04.26.2017 | 30 Nisan, 5777
IDF foils attempted Palestinian stabbing attack in West Bank; assailant shot
After 'Palestinian propaganda' row, Israel okays visa for HRW official
Palestinian vehicle set ablaze in possible 'price tag' attack in Huwara
Coexistence groups face scrutiny after Tel Aviv stabbing
Stolen antiquities from Second Temple period recovered from West Bank home
Israel's annual air force flyover: A favorite for citizens, pilots
Cyber attack aimed at over 120 Israeli targets thwarted
Australia, Israel sign environmental cooperation pact
Israeli NGOs after German FM meeting: We don’t take orders from Netanyahu
PM’s ex-commander: Netanyahu must go
Gallant: Beduin are taking over Negev
Instagram stars capture Israel unfiltered
Israeli musicians to sing in Rabin Square for Remembrance Day
A truly golden Israel Festival this year
First glimpse of Nesher's 'Past Life'
Beersheba on the brink of championship
Miller dismissed from Mac TA camp for bringing girlfriend
Bagatskis to remain in charge at Mac TA
Israeli amputee sets new marathon world record in Vienna
Gel ball toy that looks like candy lands toddler in hospital
Children conceived by in-vitro fertilization at higher risk for pediatric cancers
Your Taxes: Family Net Plan
Tech talk: Artificial intelligence is key to our future
Financial benefits allocated for doctors ready to live, work in periphery
Tips for accident prevention during Independence Day festivities
Bird makes a rare stop in Israel after 'wrong turn'
Two million head to the outdoors this Passover holiday
Kinneret’s deceptive depths a new danger to swimmers
Nahariya beach opens after 6-year asbestos cleanup
Analysis: Jews and the Holocaust, Trump signals that he finally gets it
Putin is playing cat and mouse
Act like lions to impose peace, not lambs
Letters to the Editor: April 26, 2017
Assad behind April 4 chemical attack, French intelligence confirms
Turkey detains 800 people over suspected links to US-based cleric
Analysis: Why is Turkey bombing Yazidis in Iraq?
Mideast states to bear the brunt of Trump's draconian aid cuts
Khamenei says next Iranian president should be less engaged with West
Trump says Iran violating ‘spirit’ of nuclear deal
Tillerson: An 'unchecked Iran' could follow same path as North Korea
Trump administration certifies Iran compliant with nuclear deal
Iraqi forces using siege and stealth to evict ISIS from Mosul
Egypt says air strikes kill ISIS leaders in Sinai
Islamic State seeking alliance with al Qaida, Iraqi vice president says
US-backed forces launch new attacks on Islamic State in Syria
Le Pen indicates kosher, halal slaughter ban if elected French president
Austrian sale of looted Jewish-owned painting called ‘continuation of Nazism’
Pro-Israel group seeks legal action against Barcelona BDS declaration
Trump: Those who deny Holocaust are accomplice to evil
Minority Report: In pursuit of Optima results
Israeli firm, US Department of Defense to fight infectious disease together
Families of Holocaust victims and survivors reunited thanks to MDA tracing unit
Global ticket marketplace acquires Israeli software start-up in $56m. deal
Ivanka Trump hissed at W20 Summit for defending father
Trump: UN Security Council must ready new sanctions on N.Korea
Larry King: Trump presidency highlights his lack of experience
Public disapproves of Ivanka and Jared's White House roles
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
Giant rabbit dies on United Airlines flight in new PR blunder
Ivanka Trump visits Holocaust memorial in Berlin
Grapevine: The other genocide
The Israeli teen designer conquering the fashion world
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
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 24, 2017
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The definitive ranking of Ben & Jerry's Kosher for Passover flavors
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A country in denial
Seattle to Hebron
Stuffed delights: A taste of Syria
Sustainability in regrowing supermarket plants
Manning the Art
Life from the ashes
Shining a light on the Jerusalem Art scene
Bread of independence
Family hiking in spring
The art of handmade paper
Rocking in Ramallah
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Reflection and Prayer in Jerusalem from A Truth Seeker
The Israel mission that launched a 'divine journey'
Does the rest of the world understand how important Israel is?
Green Horizons’ Desert Wilderness Survival Program
Eurovision 2017 contestants plant trees in Israel
On the Galilee, its Environment and its Heritage
Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day 2017
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
Israelis currently vacationing in the Sinai were encouraged to return.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Two missiles from a drone were shot at a house and vehicle, killing one and injuring several others.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
Minister Yuval Steinetz discusses the implications for Israel of recent regional developments.
By ARIEL WHITMAN,JPOST.COM STAFF
No air raid sirens were activated in the area as the projectiles were headed toward open territory.
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.
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
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.
Israel will not allow its citizens to enter Egypt through the crossing, however Israeli citizens will be permitted to return to the country via the Taba crossing.
A look at the Prime Minister’s Counter-Terror Bureau.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Counterterrorism bureau gives Sinai "very high concrete threat".
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
By BEN FISHER
Egypt is tightening security ahead of a visit by Pope Francis next week as a result of suicide bombings this month on two Christian churches.
The attack comes just over a week after two bombings on Egyptian churches during Palm Sunday services.
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.
The commotion at the border belies the tourist reality in Egypt, that the Sinai Peninsula is empty.
By LAURA KELLY
Carter became the single most hostile president to the Jewish state in American history.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
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