Shin Bet: Terror attacks in Israel drop back to pre-escalation level
UN rights expert accuses Israel of excessive force against Palestinians
'Enough:' Abbas explains why, despite everything, he wants peace
Israeli-Arab dentist sentenced for funneling money to Hamas
Abdullah: Israel-Palestine stalemate 'a festering wound exploited by ISIS'
Israel, EU resume contacts after dispute over settlement product labels
'Palestinian violence, Israeli settlements imperil two-state solution'
Israel, Russia reportedly say 'Da' to free trade agreement
Fishing for compliments
Wine Talk: From Concord to Cabernet
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Veni, vidi, Venezuela!
Arbeitman, Hap Haifa aim to upset leader Beersheba
Commentary: Eye-opening and embarrassing experience
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Yellow-and-blue bounced from Eurocup
AJC demands Likud minister apologize to Reform Jews for 'disparaging remarks'
'If ribs were visible at Auschwitz, you were a candidate for crematorium'
Machete wielding attacker wounds 5 in Ohio restaurant owned by Israeli
Dutch Zionist store owners highlight settlement goods to protest EU
Assad vows to 'fight terrorism' and reconquer all of Syria
Pakistani army foils Islamist plot to spring free killers of Daniel Pearl
Strategy, not ideology, differentiates ISIS from al-Qaida
US, Russia agree to 'cessation of hostilities' in Syria
Iranians mark anniversary of 1979 Islamic revolution holding 'Death to America, Israel' signs
Israel says 'always watching' Iran’s missile developments following announcement of missile upgrade
Senior Iranian military official: US is subordinate to Iran in Middle East
'Iran to upgrade ballistic missiles, get Russian S-300 defense system soon'
WATCH: New ISIS video shows child solider blowing up four alleged spies
Saudi Arabia prepared for ground war in Syria, military spokesman says
'Briton who became ISIS beheader traveled to Gaza with Galloway convoy'
International sweet tooth: Israel exported $10m. worth of chocolate in 2015
GLOBAL AGENDA: ‘Deutsche unter alles’
Hapoalim goes gold with ‘Vatikiyada’ event for seniors
Einstein’s Theory posited a century ago proved; original documents at Hebrew University
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Israel signs stem cell research agreement with California Institute
Study urges at-home voting
E-waste recycling surpasses 2015 target
Green activists: Haifa pollution plan 'is like giving giving a bandaid to a cancer patient'
Agriculture Ministry calls to further restrict trawl fishing
Weather Roundup: Cold and rainy in an unusually dry winter
'Unique' Israeli bandage: The more you bleed, the quicker it works
Tel Aviv-based antifraud company Riskified raises $25 million
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Ted Cruz campaign defends pastor who said God will send hunters for Jews
Bret Stephens: The next US president may not be pro-Israel
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Podcast: Behind the scenes of Israel’s Super Bowl ad
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God’s presence is you!
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President of Ukraine Plants Olive Tree at Grove of Nations in Jerusalem
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Israel's defense minister asserts it is up to Turkey to decide if they want to work to fight terrorism.
By HERB KEINON
If Islamic State and other extremist groups decide to fight Israel, they will find sympathy in the Arab street.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Hamas's strategy of keeping Gaza calm and setting West Bank on fire may not succeed.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
According to assessments within the Israeli defense establishment, it would make little sense for Hezbollah to strike again.
The party accuses Israel of supporting ‘the forces of terrorism in Syria’
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
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
France has the highest Jewish and the Muslim populations in Europe. Violent racial incidents have been in the spotlight since ISIS claimed a series of attacks in Paris on Nov. 13.
Le Jerusalem Post a interviewé le philosophe et chercheur Gérard Rabinovitch sur la signification profonde, souvent mal comprise, de l’émergence de l‘Etat islamique et de ses modes opératoires
By RICHARD DARMON
Two men had discussed using animals and wildlife in an attack, including a suggestion that a "kangaroo could be packed with C4 explosive, painted with the ISIS symbol and set loose on police."
By JPOST.COM STAFF
New charges accuse Arizona man of supporting ISIS, researching travel to the Mideast to train with terrorists and seeking to make explosives that could be used during the 2015 Super Bowl.
In a statement issued Friday, representatives of the organization, along with "13 diverse New York elected leaders," expressed their commitment to battling "against history's oldest hate."
Russian airstrikes could send ISIS forces towards Israel; Syrian regime could also retake areas near the border.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,BEN HARTMAN
Ayoub Kara discusses Islamic extremism with visiting Muslim figures in Tel Aviv.
Two charged in Berlin with "planning a massive act of violence."
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
As the Islamic State retreats in Iraq and Syria, the Kurds are gaining ground and inching closer to statehood
By JONATHAN SPYER
Thirty-four states join Sunni anti-ISIS alliance.
By ROBERT SWIFT/ THE MEDIA LINE
What citizens of other countries are reading about the Middle East.
By COMPILED BY THE MEDIA LINE
The boy, Isa Dare, is the son of Grace "Khadija" Dare, a British convert who traveled to Syria in 2013, where she married a Swedish Islamic fighter called Abu Bakr.
A Senior Saudi defense official said that his country wants to defeat Islamic State.
Russia-Turkey relations have deteriorated since the crisis over the downing of a Russian aircraft in November.
Allexanda Kotey, a former west London resident of Greek Cypriot and Ghanaian extraction, is one of four Brits who have been dubbed with the moniker “ISIS Beatles.”
Russian jets have been striking rebel and jihadi fighters for four months in Syria, including Islamic State militants as well as fighters backed by Turkey and Gulf Arab states.
Social media apps like Twitter and Telegram are scrambling to limit Islamic State's cyber-activities.
At least 60 killed and 110 wounded in triple attack deep in Hezbollah-held area of Syrian capital.
"After learning that one of its members had a relative that worked at the airport, Islamic State delivered a bomb in a handbag to that person," said one of the anonymous sources.
The IDF assesses that Islamic State is planning further mass casualty atrocities in Europe and closer to home it is concerned about the group’s presence in Sinai
The ISIS-linked news agency’s reports contradict the Egyptian media's reports, according to which the Egyptian military launched the airstrike against ISIS positions.
ISIS fighter speaking in the video warns Western governments that ISIS will send the West "hunters thirsty for apostates' blood" and declares that these hunters "will liberate Palestine."
A recent example of the alleged targeting of civilians in Raqqa is the American bombardment of a wedding convoy in the city on Friday, which killed several people.
In a video released on Saturday, an ISIS fighter urges the Muslim Brothers in Egypt to "use the experience they gained from ousting the previous regime of Hosni Mubarak to topple al-Sisi's regime."
The German chancellor continued that Germany will make sure that Turkey received scheduled aid by the European Union to cope with the migrant crisis.
A US official later clarified that Biden was talking about a military solution to Islamic State, not Syria as a whole.
“Daesh has jumped the fence,” said General John Allen, Obama former point man on ISIS.
By JACOB WIRTSCHAFTER
Amid civil unrest in Tunisia and Morocco, ISIS calls on Muslims to attack both states and oust their 'apostate' democratic governments.
The paradigm of the State, religion and violence in the Middle East
Eyewitnesses to the incursion reported that the Turkish forces have not encountered any resistance from ISIS fighters, which raises the question of possible collaboration between ISIS and Turkey.
ISIS' magazine describes the shooting attack as "unique," since "the Khilafah's call for the Muslims to strike the crusaders in their own lands was answered by a jihadist operating with his wife."
The Observatory said 120 members of the Syrian government forces and 70 Islamic State fighters had been killed in clashes since Saturday.
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.
The victim, a 43-year-old man was walking with a 9-year-old girl when he was punched in the head, knocked down and kicked.
Syria's state news agency said earlier that at least 300 people, including women and children, had been killed during the attacks in Deir al-Zor, but it made no mention of people getting kidnapped.
The preachers claim that Iran's growing influence in the Middle East might stem from the fact that Muslims neglect their religious duties and do not practice the Islamic rituals.
The 47-year-old man, who was arrested in the eastern city of Arnhem on Wednesday, was later released by a judge, on condition he surrender his passport.
The Brookings Institution think tank has estimated that Islamic State supporters operated at least 46,000 Twitter accounts between September and December 2014.
On January 8, the ISIS branch in Egypt, Sinai Province, attacked the El-Arish pipeline to Jordan, blowing up the pipeline which carries gas from Egypt to the Hashemite Kingdom.
"We estimate in the millions of dollars... from all their illicit stuff: oil, looting, extortion," a US defense official told AFP on the condition of anonymity.
A 58-page booklet was created for British jihadis to avoid being detected by police while planning or carrying out terror attacks.
The organization continues escalating its rhetoric against France, threatening to commit more terror attacks in Western capitals to force Paris to stop its military intervention in Mali.
US officials have been on high security alert following a series of Islamic State-linked attacks at home and abroad over the last few months.
The slain woman was encouraging her son to leave Raqqa, Syria with her, saying that they would soon be wiped out by air strikes.
The men, one in Houston, Texas and the other in Sacramento, California, allegedly have connections to Islamic State, though they were not planning an attack on US soil at the time of arrest.
US coalition spokesman comments on hardline group's losses in Iraq and Syria.
Video revives memories of "Jihadi John," another British ISIS member who appeared in several videos in which hostages were murdered before he himself was believed to have been killed.
All the countries on both sides of World War II have been united by a common scourge.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Fear of terror is far greater than any threat of terror attacks on planes.
The report says that 40 percent of the 69 journalists killed in 2015 died at the hands of Islamic militant groups such as al-Qaida and Islamic State.
From contiguous territory stretching from Afghanistan to Iran and through Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon, Shi’ite influence would increase.
One of those killed in air strikes was Abdul Qader Hakim, who facilitated the militants' external operations and had links to the Paris attack network.
Ramadi is the capital of Iraq’s Al Anbar province, only 120 km. down the road from Baghdad.
By MICHAEL WILNER
In the self-made bureaucracy, the seized documents show how ISIS deals with "war spoils" such as slaves and natural resources.
The recapture of Ramadi deprives Islamic State militants of their biggest prize of 2015.
Russia claims that there continues to be oil-smuggling from Syria to Turkey.
The besieged militants include fighters of Islamic State and the Nusra Front, al-Qaida's offshoot in Syria.
US officials say the document was among a trove of data and other information obtained by US special forces in a raid in eastern Syria in May.
China relies on the Middle East for oil supplies, but tends to leave diplomacy there to other permanent members of the UN Security.
From the security offices of Kirkuk to the front lines against Islamic State and the devastation left behind at Shingal, Peshmerga fighters remain stalwart in their battle against terrorist elements.
Investigation "underscores high risk posed by radical ideology and easy access to illegal weapons."
Shayma Qassim, 20, receives threatening phone call after winning the first beauty pageant to be held in Iraq in 40 years.
"Its broadcasts and will have a negative impact on our youths, elders and community," says local.
UN High Commissioner for refugees tells Security Council that those fleeing Syrian civil war can't be blamed for the terror they are risking their lives to escape.
"When you ask them, 'well, what would you do instead?' they don't have an answer," says Obama of Republican candidates he has observed in televised debates.
In addition to the blank passports, Islamic State seized machinery for the production of passports and personal identity papers.
Like Obama, Clinton backs the use of special forces but says a large deployment of US ground forces in the Middle East would be counterproductive.
Islamic State has seized swathes of territory in Iraq and Syria, and the group competes with the Taliban for territory and recruits, say US officials.
Resolution call for sanctions such as asset freeze, travel ban and arms embargo against terror group.
NATO sources said the shooting down of a Russian plane in Turkey had galvanized allies to come forward with more support and tailor the assistance to help lower tensions between the two nations.
“Hamas needs the Salafi jihadists to break the Egyptian siege on Gaza; The Salafists need Hamas technical know-how to produce short range rockets and other weapons.”
"The regime continues to embrace clerics who propagate open hatred toward Shi’ites, Christians, Jews, women, homosexuals and the West," says Gulf expert.
34 Islamic states to participate in military alliance, according to state sources.
"The teacher is being interviewed with a view to establishing the reasons for this invented story."
Findings of preliminary Egyptian investigation contradict Russian claim that plane was brought down by a bomb.
The provocative behavior of Arab Knesset members adds an entirely new layer to Israeli-Arab support of terrorism against the state.
By LIOR AKERMAN
“Empathy erosion” is used to explain how people are capable of causing extreme hurt to one another.
By WISSAM SHAHIN
We assume that any return of political stability will mean the eventual defeat of Islamic State (IS) and the return of political control to the previous local powers.
By DAVID NEWMAN
Shutting down these stores, particularly those outside Western jurisdictions, may be difficult, but it’s well worth the effort.
By JOSH LIPOWSKY
IS is a group of creatures who through their brutality have erased the image of God from their countenance and no longer resemble anything human.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
The attacks on the oil fields matter for international law, and the effects will be felt as soon as Israel’s next conflict.
By OWEN ALTERMAN
The ravening beasts smell blood and are on the hunt with the intent to destroy the world as we know it.
By MIKE EVANS
The photos and videos published by news agencies and activists proved that Russia has targeted moderate rebel groups, specifically the Free Syrian Army, instead of Islamic State.
By MOHAMMED RUZGAR
As in other sectarian wars, the main actors in the Syrian war target and exploit vulnerable groups, such as minors.
By RAMYAR HASSANI
Readers respond to the latest Jeruslaem Post articles.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
The debate made it clear the West has no detailed strategy to end IS rule over any territory.
By MANFRED GERSTENFELD