Analysis: Revenge and Israel's coalition crisis
Ya'alon: After Gaza war decisions, 'I can still look at myself in the mirror'
Coalition talks go down to the wire as Bayit Yehudi demands Justice Ministry
Likud-Shas deal to transfer rabbinical courts to Religious Services Ministry evokes criticism
Jerusalem to build film and television complex to attract international productions
Dionne Warwick knows the way to Tel Aviv
‘The Bank Hapoalim Affair’ Smuggled out of Afghanistan, Ido Michaeli’s carpet is now on exhibit
Fans lash out at Lauryn Hill: 'You succumbed to the Jew-haters'
Elliot remains in form to capture Ga’ash title
Sinai Says: Gilboa/Galil’s looming demotion spells end of an era in Israeli hoops
FIFA Congress to discuss Palestinian proposal to suspend Israel
Gilboa/Galil seals relegation fate with Holon loss; Herzliya upsets Jerusalem
NGO for Druse warriors holds launch in capital
Olmert: I knew one of the soldiers captured by Hezbollah in 2006 was killed
High Court ruling paves way for demolition of unauthorized Palestinian village
Case closed in police killing of Kafr Kana man
Security forces uncover weapons cache during Hebron security raid
Danish-Palestinian group to continue campaign against settlements after ads removed from city buses
Shabbat microphones catching on among orthodox despite taboos
Israeli-American chef brings hummus and shakshuka to the city of gumbo and crawfish
Sharansky calls for improvements in Ethiopians’ lives
Holocaust survivor advocate Menachem Rosensaft honored by Hebrew Union College
ISIS fighter tweets: Two of our brothers just opened fire at Texas art exhibition
Why are Germans so quick to remove Israeli flags?
Iran, world powers struggle to overcome divisions in nuclear talks
Hezbollah says will attack Nusra Front inside Syria
Hezbollah clashes with al-Qaida-linked group on Lebanon-Syria border
Beauty and the beast: 'Satanic' hairstyle banned in Iran
Nasrallah: Downfall of Assad would mean fall of Hezbollah
State Comptroller unveils scathing report on the Health Ministry
Israeli researchers get grant to develop robots to help the elderly
Finalist to compete in Britain’s FameLab competition will be chosen on Thursday
Teva still targets Mylan despite rejection
State comptroller slams Environment Ministry’s air pollution monitoring deficiencies
Comptroller: Mission to provide food for all people has become major challenge of humanity
Giant watermelon among canned food sculptures on display in Park Ra'anana
SolarEdge to provide inverter technology for Tesla’s solar-powered Powerwall battery
Tech Talk: Discover the secret springs in the Judean Hills
Israeli company lends surveillance technology to US defense and security
Middle school, high school students take home prizes for innovations in food loss prevention
Your Taxes: Lawyers, accountants get ready for KYC
Business mogul arrested by Justice Ministry in police-attorney corruption case
Iran: A critical historical juncture, nothing less
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No such thing as ‘Jewish architecture’
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The People and the Book: Conditional covenant
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05.06.2015 | 17 Iyar, 5775
Israel’s defense establishment, it is safe to assume, strenuously weighs the risks and benefits of each covert strike before launching it.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Uncle of deceased men said Israel has told them to collect their relatives' bodies.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Arab media had earlier attributed strike overnight Monday to the IAF.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Alleged attack took place in the al-Qalamoun region just north of Damascus, according to Al Jazeera.
The IDF said in an official statement that it will not "tolerate any attempt to harm or violate Israeli sovereignty."
According to Al-Jazeera, Israeli fighter jets bombed bases in the Al-Qalamoun mountains, where strategic bases are located housing long-range missiles; IDF: "We do not comment on foreign reports."
Israeli Druse in touch with Rebels tells ‘Post’: The Syrian opposition asked for me to relay a message to the Israeli Prime Minister that Israel should give Hezbollah and Iran another hard hit.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON,REUTERS
The Shi'ite group's leader, Hassan Nasrallah, gave a televised address in Lebanon in which he extolled the "fusion of Lebanese-Iranian blood on Syrian territory."
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Defense ministers remarks come hours after IDF strikes Syrian army targets following Golan rocket attacks.
IDF response to rocket attacks continues with fresh air strikes on Assad's military.
Lebanese news outlet reports on findings of the Hezbollah investigation into the airstrike that killed 11.
The frontier between Israel and Syria has been administered by the United Nations since 1974, a year after the last war between them.
French official says 24-year-old suspect previously came to attention of French authorities as possibly wanting to go to Syria.
Terror group is demanding $100,000 for the release of each Syrian Christian hostage.
By ARIEL COHEN
The church is just one casualty in a string of Islamic State attacks on Christian holy places and artifacts.
"I address the Christians mobilized by the Jews and the servants who claimed that the Islamic State and its soldiers seek to kill and slaughter,” the jihadi says to the camera.
Seventeen men and two women were reportedly released.
Overall, the Islamic State has attacked 35 Assyrian villages in northeastern Syria and over 150 Assyrian Christians have been abducted by the Islamic State.
"We call for bombardment of the terrorists' positions there, and the provision of quality weapons," says Kourieh.
The Christian family in Old City joined pro-govt militia in 2012.
Putin’s support of Assad’s Syria has inevitably drawn him closer to Iran, its devoted ally.
By NEVILLE TELLER
It is extremely concerning that the idea of supporting Assad, however peripherally, seems to be infiltrating mainstream political thinking in parts of Europe.
Retaliation to Israel's alleged strike in Syria is inevitable, emanating either from Iran or via its Hezbollah satrap, but the degree and consequences of any reprisal hang in the balance.
International law is not a suicide pact.
By LOUIS RENÉ BERES
Four years and 200,000 deaths later, the regime of Bashar al-Assad may be on its last leg.
By DANIEL J. ROTH
Amid a series of setbacks for the regime, the Yarmuk events mark a new phase in the Syrian war
By JONATHAN SPYER
The Islamic State is forcing the US to reevaluate its stance on Syria and will eventually have to negotiate with the despotic leader.
Amnon Sharon endured harrowing torture after falling into Syrian captivity being captured in the Yom Kippur War. Today, his message is: Do not pity yourself, you can get out of any situation.
The Kurds may have kicked Islamic State out of Kobani, but 200,000 refugees remain in dire conditions on the Turkish side of the border.
Shannon Conley planned to marry a Tunisian ISIS man who was fighting in Syria and who she met online.
To date, Israel has treated 166 wounded Syrians at Poriya Hospital near Tiberias, according to the hospital’s spokesperson.
By MAARIV ONLINE
The soldier, who serves in an infantry combat unit, will be charged by an IDF tribunal with passing secret information and harming national security.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Hezbollah has range of surface to sea missiles; Yakhont can be used as surface to surface missile to hit Tel Aviv, source warns.
According to the Jewish Agency, there are about 20 Jews living in the Syrian capital of Damascus.
By YOSSI MELMAN
Jerusalem argues it cannot ratify the Chemical Weapons Convention as long as the region is not free of WMDs.
By MICHAL LEVERTOV
Despite the prime minister’s gloomy prognostications, Israel’s strategic and security posture has improved in the last few years.
In Syria and Iraq the only reliable, pro-Western and militarily effective element on the ground are the Kurds.
What citizens of other countries are reading about the Middle East.
By COMPILED BY THE MEDIA LINE
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 attack "will announce itself when it happens," Hassan Nasrallah said in a televised speech.
Fighters from pro-Assad Lebanese terror group clash with gunmen from opponents of Damascus regime - Nusra Front.
The momentum is definitely going against Assad and in the long run it is hard to see how he can survive, Tel Aviv University expert says.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Israel hospital treating peacekeeping forces injured from apparent stray fire from Syrian civil war.
The United States has said it takes reports of civilian casualties from the US-led strikes seriously and investigates each allegation.
Rebels engage in battle in government-held Latakia, Assad's ancestral home.
In an interview with Reuters, captured ISIS militant recounts his experience in the fundamentalist organization and his longing for martyrdom.
Reports of the dictator’s imminent demise have been much exaggerated.
When asked about Jolie's planned briefing, Syria's UN Ambassador Bashar Ja'afari responded: "She is beautiful."
The Syrian people are looking forward to establish relations with Israel, says Free Syria Movement official.
The Syrian government has repeatedly denied using chemical weapons.
Once thought of as the ‘axis of resistance’ against Israel, Hezbollah's intervention, coupled with ally's brutal siege on Yarmouk, has damaged movement’s popularity among Palestinians from Syria.
By THE MEDIA LINE/HUGO EL-SHAMMAH
Palestine Liberation Organization issues statement rejecting military offensive in war-battered camp largely taken over by Islamic State fighters in recent days.
The Yarmouk refugee camp on the outskirts of Damascus has fallen into the hands of Islamic State.
Organization has not had access to the camp since October 2014.
Two Canadian aircraft are involved in airstrike against an Islamic State garrison near Ar-Raqqah.
Jihadi fighters are refusing medical treatment which has led to more outbreaks.
Kurdish official and The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights both say Kurds have been released.
A Syrian human rights group said that Islamic State was now in control of 90% of the camp, where 18,000 Palestinians have been living under siege from the Syrian army over the past two years.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,REUTERS
ISIS has taken control of 90 percent of the Palestinian refugee camp on the Damascus outskirts where 18,000 civilians have suffered years of bombing, army siege and militia control.
Insurgent group is now only a few kilometers from Assad's seat of power.
Syria says Iran nuclear deal will ease "tensions in the region and the world."
In separate advance, Islamic State seizes vast Palestinian refugee camp on outskirts of Damascus.
Thousands flee as violence continues to rage through Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk.
President of embattled country says there are some estimates that Islamic State is attracting 1,000 recruits a month in Syria.
Iranian FM warns against "paper tiger" agreement; Berlin says endgame could bring "calm" to region.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Several northern residents were allegedly transferring information about IDF movements along the Syrian border.
The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says at least four of the six crew were taken hostage.
It didn't have to be this way. At the beginning of the Syrian tragedy in 2011 Obama should have been firmer and more aggressive.
The government of President Bashar Assad has used aircraft in its efforts to quell a rebellion launched by a coalition of secular and religious Sunnis seeking to install a new regime in Damascus.
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
Nusra Front is the Sunni Muslim al-Qaida offshoot which is currently fighting the Iranian-backed axis of Bashar Assad and Hezbollah in Syria.
Humanitarian groups still struggling to alleviate plight of civilians caught up in conflict.
Such countries say that the threat from Islamic State has made Assad the lesser of two evils, seeing a need to re-engage with Damascus as a potential ally against the extremists.
Fourteen members, including Syrian ally Russia, voted in favor of the US-drafted resolution. Venezuela abstained because it said the resolution "opens a dangerous path to the use of force."
Crossing into Syria proves an easy feat for the aspiring Jihadi armed with a few dollars and with the help of a smuggler.
The cleric, Ali Shirazi, made the remarks to the official Revolutionary Guards web site.
Following Monday's abduction of 90 Assyrian Christians, Kurdish militia launches broadened offensive against IS.
ICC may publish hundreds of names on secret lists at UN Human Rights Council.
Residents of cities under control of terrorist group speak to UK paper of harsh conditions enforced on them.
A CBS News correspondent recounts story of 2008 assassination of Hezbollah’s No. 2 terrorist.
If passed, resolution would be first bill to approve use of force since Congress voted to authorize war in Iraq in 2003.
The situation in “Yemen is already like Syria,” Tel Aviv University researcher tells the 'Post.'
There is still a long way to go before the tide turns decisively against the group in Syria, where it has faced less military pressure than in Iraq.
Syrian woman trades father's freedom for marriage to ISIS fighter.
State Department warns against escalation of situation after IAF strike in retaliation for rockets launch into Golan from Syria.
Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian says Iran told the US that the " Zionist regime should await the consequences of their act."
In interview with American magazine, Syrian president says "it is very clear" that Israel carries out attacks in Syria in order to back rebel forces.
Der Spiegel says the government of Chancellor Angela Merkel tried to keep secret any information that links German firms to Syria’s arsenal of chemical arms.
Senior security source previously said Iranian general was not the intended target of air strike as it believed that only low-ranking guerrillas were targeted.
Last week, two “projectiles” landed in the Golan Heights.
By BRIAN SCHRAUGER
As the grandson of two Holocaust survivors, it is clear to me that some things are too important for politics to get in the way: the world must face up to Turkey and recognize the Armenian genocide.
By TAL HARRIS
Our tidy modern world’s memory seems oblivious to telltale signs of an early 21st century mimicking the inaugural brutalities of the twentieth.
By FRANCK SALAMEH
Israel’s January 18 strike on Iranian and Hezbollah commanders in Syria showed Israel’s strategy wisdom and independent capacity.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK