07.24.2016 | 18 Tammuz, 5776
Saudi delegation to Israel: Ending Palestinian conflict critical for ties with Arab states
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Israeli culture minister to boycott Olympic opening ceremonies
Netanyahu: I’m not trying to control Israel's media market
Hebron shooter testifies: IDF major hit me after I shot Palestinian attacker
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The first Hebrew tank battalion switches to Merkava MK 4 tanks
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Erdogan vows Turkish military shake-up as emergency rule takes hold
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Landau: Secret Iran documents underline a ‘very serious’ problem
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Jihadis call on 'lone wolf' terrorists to attack Israeli athletes at Rio Olympics
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One mile from ISIS feels safer than France or Turkey to Kurdish peshmerga
ISIS claims responsibility for Nice attack
American Jew among those killed fighting ISIS alongside Kurds in Syria
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Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
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In a recent TV interview translated by MEMRI, Sunni cleric Sheikh Ahmad Al-Kubeisi said that ISIS was an asset in the hands of Netanyahu.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Head of the Counter-Terrorism Bureau in Netanyahu's office: "More than a few dozen, but not more than 100" Israeli Arabs had joined Islamic State's ranks."
Syrian Army forces confiscated Wednesday morning a vehicle that was coming from the Daraa eastern suburbs, on its way to ISIS forces, containing Israeli-made mines.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
There have been multiple reports of ISIS using chemical weapons in battle.
By HANNAH BROAD
On Easter weekend, Christian communities are facing a stark reality throughout the region. Numbers have fallen to a few hundred thousand from about 1.5 million before the US-led invasion in 2003.
Levi Jonathan Shirley is the second American to be killed in Syria fighting ISIS as a member of the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG).
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Malia Bouattia courted controversy after stating that Palestinian violence was the most effective way to end the conflict with Israel and later failed to condemn ISIS as a terror organization.
The Turkish Jewish community has reportedly contacted government authorities in the wake of a report on an "imminent" attack by the terrorist group.
By SAM SOKOL
Report cites information allegedly obtained by intelligence officials from arrested ISIS operatives regarding "an imminent" attack.
Avant la présentation en avant-première de Peshmerga en Israël, Bernard-Henri Lévy nous a accordé un entretien exclusif.
By NOEMIE BENCHIMOL
US officials have cautioned that they had no conclusive evidence of any direct connection with ISIS or any other foreign extremist group.
Rare remarks by Patrick Calvar, the head of France's DGSI internal intelligence agency, to the parliament's defense committee spelled out "a new form of attack."
Police have found evidence that Italian organized crime, which has long controlled most of the country's illegal drug supply, and "suspected terrorists" in North Africa are trafficking hash together.
During investigations, Mohamed Abrini, who claims to be "the man in the hat" says waiting halls with passengers flying to Israel, Russia and the US had been chosen as targets in the attack.
There have been more than 11,500 air strikes so far against Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, and the coalition has killed or captured several key leaders in the group.
The French Interior Ministry denies knowledge of report.
An EU official said the person was Najim Laachraoui.
According to British media, Labour activist Bob Campbell accused Israel of standing behind the terrorist group in a Facebook post a day after the attacks in Brussels last week.
Iman Kanjo and state prosecutors reached a plea bargain. She has been in Israeli custody since August 2015.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
The European Broadcasting Union's guidelines on spectator conduct includes an 'official flag policy.'
As part of its “cyber bomb,” the US has placed implants within ISIS’s networks so it can mimic their behaviors and orders.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
There have been multiple reports of ISIS using chemical weapons in battle in Syria.
The controversial tactic consists of firing a warning missile above or near an intended target, to give residents time to flee before the real strike.
Major-General Yair Golan, deputy commander of the Israeli armed forces, said in a briefing that the countries were working with Israel as they try to beat back Islamic State.
The West is hypocritical for going to war with ISIS.
By NOGA TARNOPOLSKY/THE MEDIA LINE
The routine of war: 24 hours on the front line against ISIS.
By LAURA KELLY
"Two fighters from Islamic State detonated explosive belts at a gathering of Shi'ites in the city of Kabul in Afghanistan," said a brief statement on the group's Amaq news agency.
Brazil arrests group plotting 'acts of terrorism' before Olympics.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
Western embassy report raises possibility that the sleeper cells could attack Hezbollah.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
The truth is, even the best intelligence in the world can’t spot and foil “lone wolf” terror plans.
By YOSSI MELMAN
This is the face of the breakdown of Islamic State that has forced millions of refugees to flee over the last two years, and which has committed a genocide against minorities such as the Yazidi.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN,LAURA KELLY
With news from France and the attempted coup in Turkey making its way to the front lines, there is a feeling of normalcy here in Kurdistan.
Islamic State claimed responsibility on Saturday for the deadly attack in the Riviera city of Nice on Thursday that killed at least 84 people.
Commander: ‘We are fighting ISIS for the whole world.
ISIS’s pretensions to statehood are receding as it loses ground, but the organization is anything but defeated as a recent string of deadly terrorist attacks shows.
By JONATHAN SPYER
Officials in predominantly Shi'ite Iran have said in recent weeks that Sunni militants from Islamic State are targeting the country.
Israel deal with Turkey reinforces ISIS narrative that ‘apostate’ governments of Muslim majority countries are aligned with “Jews, Crusaders and unbelievers.”
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Authorities banned the march, citing security concerns and riot police fired tear gas and rubber pellets to disperse around 50 people who turned up.
The car exploded a few hundred meters from Rakban camp in a desolate eastern area of the country.
Mosul is Iraq's largest northern city and Islamic State's de facto capital in the country.
'Mini ISIS', a daily show broadcast in Egypt after the fast-breaking Iftar meal, allegedly promotes ISIS propaganda.
According to the terror organization, satellite TV channels are administered by "apostates who spread lies and distort the image of Islam."
ISIS is turning its focus away from building a caliphate and gaining more territory,
and instead looking to carry out terrorist attacks against its enemies on the battlefield
The document was allegedly issued in May by ISIS' Fallujah province and was recently obtained by the Iran-backed Popular Mobilization Units in the city of Karamah.
On paper, Islamic State's loss of territory, money and recruits would seem to demonstrate significant progress by the US-led coalition. But wars aren't fought on paper.
By COLIN P. CLARKE,CHAD C. SERENA,REUTERS
A new audio message purporting to be from ISIS spokesman Abu Muhammad Al-Adnani calls on followers of the militant group to launch attacks on the US and Europe during the Islamic holy month.
Unsealing the case could allow the US Justice Department to make public details of why the man turned against Islamic State.
Jewish state threatened by group’s advance toward its borders, Islamic State says.
It is not the first time Iraq has demanded that Jordan extradite Hussein's daughter, who has been living in Amman since 2003, when American forces occupied Iraq and toppled her father's regime.
ISIS terrorists in the Philippines have carried out attacks against the Philippine army previously, but this is the first time ISIS' "Philippine province" has claimed responsibility for an attack.
Egypt's religious authority issued a fatwa stating that ripping out human organs from a live captive to transplant them in another body is prohibited, whether or not it endangers someone's life.
The latest graves found contained the remains of at least 40 people.
According to the report, the Saudi police, in collaboration with the Kingdom's security forces, besieged Wadi Numan, a Mecca suburb, where a group of five ISIS fighters had been hiding.
In a press conference that took place on Wednesday, the commander of the Border Guard announced that his forces captured a homing pigeon sent by ISIS fighters in Iraq.
Suicide belt-clad children threaten of terror attack in chilling new video published by extremist group.
ISIS claims the military officials named were directly involved in attacks in Syria and Iraq.
The radical terrorist group has now apparently turned to the tropical white sands and crystal blue waters of the Caribbean to enlist new operatives.
Terrorist group upped attacks in Iraq and Syria – IHS Jane’s researchers.
Iraqi-born Saga al-Dulaimi, who escaped from marriage to the infamous leader of ISIS, recounts to Swedish media of her life with one of the world's most wanted terrorists.
The US-led coalition has targeted Islamic State's financial infrastructure, using air strikes to reduce its ability to extract, refine and transport oil.
The four arrested Thursday include a man and wife living near Lake Como.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
The video shows ISIS forces leaving the town in a mass convoy of vehicles, while several Syrian Arab Army helicopters fly above them to assure their safe withdrawal.
Islamic State claimed responsibility for the killing of the professor for "calling to atheism," the US-based SITE monitoring service said quoting the militant group's Amaq Agency.
The girl, along with her 17-year-old aunt had been held prisoner by members of the terrorist organization for four months before they managed to escape.
A video shared online by Amaq says the plane was shot down by the jihadist group on Friday.
Grand jury in federal court in Massachusetts added conspiracy to commit acts of terrorism transcending national boundaries to the charges.
NATO security chiefs say there is 'justified concern' that Islamic State militants are actively working to obtain nuclear, radiological and biological materials.
“The Islamic State is still a force in the region, but, this drop in revenue is a significant figure and will increase the challenge for the group to run its territory in the long term,” expert says.
According to Alsumaria news, an Iraqi news site, the terror organization shattered in the past few days Adad gate, which was part of the northern sector of the Acropolis walls of ancient Nineveh.
ISIS-affiliated media claim to show takeover of parts of the Yarmouk Palestinian camp which has mostly been under the control of al Nusra Front for a year.
Washington has spent vastly more on the war than on reconstruction.
The ISIS-affiliated news agency, Amaq, reported Monday that "a security detachment that belongs to ISIS shot yesterday the journalist Zaher al-Shurqat, who anchors anti-ISIS TV programs."
The meeting, set for Wednesday, comes as the administration weighs a plan to up the number of US special operations forces deployed to Syria to try to advance recent gains against ISIS.
No further details were provided on the nature of the killings.
Moscow’s support making critical difference for Assad regime, Middle East expert Joshua Landis tells ‘Post.’
Ambassador Vitaly Churkin says plundered antiquities were largely smuggled through Turkish territory.
By LOUIS CHARBONNEAU/REUTERS
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.
Iraqi officials say they will retake Mosul this year, the city which is by far the largest population center controlled by the jihadists.
“The bottom line is that Islamic State has found the perfect storm from where to hunker down and build its power away from the main stage in Syria and Iraq,” expert says
Iraq’s ill-fated Mosul offensive is symbolic of the country’s problems.
In a video released on the Facebook page of the Iraqi social media campaign, "Fallujah is dying of hunger," the woman demands from the world: "save us from ISIS or bomb us with chemical weapons."
The claim of responsibility read: "The Caliphate's soldiers managed to explode two vehicles of the Russian army in Kaspiysk, eastern Dagestan, thereby killing ten soldiers."
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.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights described the Syrian army offensive as the heaviest assault yet in a three-week campaign.
What she didn't know is that the assassin she hired was in fact an undercover police officer.
ISIS created a radical new society, shutting women up in houses in all black robes, taking away basic daily-life enjoyments such as smoking, and forcing men to mosque.
Several ISIS-inspired cells have been busted by the Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) and dozens of Israeli Arabs are believed to have traveled to Syria to join the organization.
By ILAN EVYATAR
“Once the occupation ends, terrorism will disappear; there will be no more terrorism in the Middle East or anywhere else in the world.”
By DANIEL TAUBER
ISIS members have crossed over Turkey’s borders, smuggled weapons, and Turkey has purchased oil from wells controlled by ISIS.
By LIOR AKERMAN
You must educate yourself about genocide, demand justice for victims and ask hard questions about how it happened under our noses.
Israel must fight for democracy and support the Syrian Kurds
By MACER GIFFORD
This war is being waged in order to defeat ISIS and to create a new situation in the Middle East but it is also a war for hegemony and control of the area.
By NOAM TIBON
Turkey’s borders with Syria and Iraq run some 800 km.
By DEAN C. ALEXANDER AND MEHMET NESIP OGUN
UN peacekeepers in the Golan, a few of whom I met and chatted with, look like they are holidaying while in Israeli territory. Their unfortunate comrades over in Syria were kidnapped by jihadis.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
Christian communities, which like the Jews, predate Islam, are being targeted for eradication.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK