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Hamza Magamseh was arrested in October 2014 for traveling to Syria to join Islamic State, where he spent 10 days at a training camp.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,BEN HARTMAN
Chief Palestinian negotiator to the peace talks says Netanyahu says he is the leader of the Jewish state and al-Baghdadi says he is the leader of the Islamic State.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The Islamic State claimed Musallam was a Mossad member.
The incident comes just days before the militant group is scheduled to hold an event forcing non-believers to convert.
By ARIEL COHEN
As religious, government leaders condemn the killings, Ethiopia will observe three days of national mourning.
The extremist group also considers praying or worshiping at graves sites to be idolatry.
Libyan Foreign Minister Muhammad Dayri says he is "appalled" by the barbaric killing of Christians by Islamic State, and urges the international community to help Libya further.
Terror group is demanding $100,000 for the release of each Syrian Christian hostage.
Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni worries that Italian religious sites, such as the Vatican papal state, could become prime targets.
A video on a social media website purports to show Islamic State militants destroying priceless artifacts that are thousands of years old in the ancient Iraqi city of Hatra.
The church is just one casualty in a string of Islamic State attacks on Christian holy places and artifacts.
The toddler was evacuated to Hadassah by the Shevet Achim organization, which works to secure treatment in Israel for children throughout the Middle East born with cardiac problems.
Pope Francis celebrates Palm Sunday, the beginning of Holy Week leading up to Easter, and pays tribute to today's martyrs while thousands wave palm and olive branches in St. Peter's Square.
"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.
ISIS militants first took over the church in July, 2014, storming the monastery and expelling its monks.
Islamic fundamentalist movement is shown removing crosses, destroying statues and vandalizing icons
Attacks come just weeks after the Islamic State kidnapped 220 Assyrian Christians from the same area.
Du Népal au Kurdistan, l’ONG israélienne IsraAid opère sur tous les fronts. Même là où on ne l’attend pas. Comme en Irak, au secours des victimes de l’Etat islamique
By ANAV SILVERMAN
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By NEVILLE TELLER
If universities are increasingly dominated by an Islamist agenda, and they are where our democracy’s future is trained, what sort of future awaits us?
By NOAH BECK
Tunisia, has become the antithesis of everything that IS stands for, and thus a prime target.
“The only stakeholder that seems not to realize the danger of the situation is President Obama.”
Pamela Geller says media focus on denouncing her shifts attention away from jihadis, aligns with their interests.
Officials say no hard evidence links shooters to Islamic State.
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"Anyone who sees them [IS videos] and claims that they were anesthetized by violent movies is intellectually dishonest or existentially unpresent,” Penn says.
US Army General Ray Odierno tells Senate allies may send support and resources to help in fight against the Islamic State in Syria.
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The Tax Authority added that the rings were shipped from Turkey, and have been categorized as constituting illegal propaganda, and hence, banned for import.
Salah a-Din Mohameed, 25, is a former teacher from the town of Umm el-Fahm who now goes by the nom de guerre “Abu al-Harth al-Maqdasi.”
By YASSER OKBI
Family of Jerusalem teen killed by Islamic State says he was seduced by lies.
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One suspect remains in police custody and is set to face remand extension hearing.
By BEN HARTMAN
The family of Muhammad Musallam mourn as they hear initial reports of their son's demise.
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The executive secretary of the contest says artists have the duty to raise public awareness about this group.
The caretaker of the nearly-extinct northern bald ibises was forced to flee after Islamic State took over Palmyra.
Major General Qassem Soleimani, commander of the elite Quds Force says only Iran is confronting Islamic State.
According to Syrian state media, terror group has killed 400 people in ancient city.
ISIS gains in Libya worry European governments and north African neighbors. Yet so far, Western countries bombing IS positions in Syria and Iraq, have steered clear of intervention in Libya.
Islamic State and the Syrian civil war have for now squelched hopes of a trade boom in the area by disrupting Jordan's overland trading routes with Iraq and Syria,.
Moment has passed for US to recruit Sunnis to fight Jihadis, expert says.
Advance into central city of Palmyra is Islamic State's first takeover directly from Syrian military and allied forces.
More than 40,000 have fled Iraqi city in recent days.
Human rights groups had tried to appeal for a stay of execution, saying two of the defendants had been in custody at the time of the attack.
The US Defense Department, while not confirming the fall of Ramadi, sought to play down the impact on the broader Iraq military campaign of an Islamic State seizure of the city.
US special forces reportedly killed top ISIS leader in charge of financial operations and resources.
"We are calling on you either join or carry weapons (to fight) wherever you are," says voice akin to that of terror group's head in unverified recording.
Iraq's Defense Ministry said on Wednesday the deputy commander of the Islamic State group had been killed in an air strike in the north of the country.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Zainab Bangura urges Security Council to integrate protection of women into counter-terrorism agenda.
Tension between Hamas and Islamic State continues to mount in the Gaza Strip.
Palestinian Islamist group makes arrests of dozens of Salafi-jihadists linked to ISIS after bombings, Gaza sources say.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Rewards of up to $7 million dollars for information on the ISIS leaders comes on the heels of a failed terror attack in Texas.
The fundamentalist Islamic organization threatens "even bigger and more bitter" attacks in the future.
The new ISIS leader has a lot of credibility in the organization and is well-suited to take over day-to-day operations.
In an interview with Reuters, captured ISIS militant recounts his experience in the fundamentalist organization and his longing for martyrdom.
The Barqa TV reporters, four Libyans and one Egyptian, were kidnapped in August.
Two Saudi men suspected of carrying out early-April shooting of two Saudi policemen linked to ISIS, suspected of planning car-bombing in capital.
'Guardian' reports that terror chief was seriously injured in Western air strike in March.
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop this week became the first top diplomat from Australia to visit Iran in a decade.
Former colonel described as being "bitter and unemployed" after US authorities in Iraq disbanded the army by decree in 2003.
The website of Hobart International Airport was replaced with a pro-Islamic-State message; The airport's operations were not affected.
In the explosion, a gate and a residential building next to the Moroccan embassy were damaged.
The extremist Sunni jihadist organization has taken over swaths of Syria and Iraq in recent months.
Egyptian group that has pledged allegiance to Islamic State releases video of gruesome killings.
The Yarmouk refugee camp on the outskirts of Damascus has fallen into the hands of Islamic State.
Iraqi forensic teams began excavating 12 suspected mass grave sites thought to hold the corpses of soldiers massacred by ISIS.
Man charged for encouraging others to participate in violent jihad through electronic messages, facilitating the travel of foreign fighters to Syria.
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.
Some reports indicate Palestinian gunmen are still fighting ISIS terrorists in the camp.
Thousands flee as violence continues to rage through Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk.
Report warms of medium-term threat from new generation of foreign fighters through "plug and play social networks for future attack planning."
President of embattled country says there are some estimates that Islamic State is attracting 1,000 recruits a month in Syria.
The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says at least four of the six crew were taken hostage.
Turkish MP says helping parents find 10 medicine-trained youngsters recruited to ISIS.
Ghani warns, says danger of ISIS spreading in Afghanistan should not be underestimated.
Yemen's President Hadi calls on Houthis to withdraw.
In a report based on interviews with more than 100 alleged victims and witnesses, UNHRC urges UN Security Council to refer the situation to the ICC for prosecution of perpetrators.
The battle in Tikrit between IS militants and Iraqi security forces reduces the once lavish shrine to rubble.
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.
Underneath the robes and veils, the men put on makeup, wore dresses and some even wore women's bras; Others put on makeup but chose not to shave their facial hair.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
The religious song, titled "On Va Pas Se Laisser Abattre," justifies the Charlie Hebdo murders and calls for more like it.
800 men reportedly to be sent to Iraqi Samarra in new few weeks.
According to the AFP news wire service, schoolchildren in the French town of Toulouse say that the boy is their classmate.
Mevlut Cavusoglu says individual was caught who allegedly helped London schoolgirls who fled Britain to join Islamic State last month.
The child who shot Israeli-Arab Muhammad Musallam is believed to be the half brother of Mohamed Merah who killed 3 soldiers, a rabbi and 3 Jewish children in 2012.
A truck apparently used in ISIS suicide mission destroyed by Kurdish forces near Kirkuk.
Since his identity was revealed on February 26, his family has had to go into hiding, as well as move out of their government-provided London home.
One possible direction involves Israel and its relations with the Palestinians and the moderate Arab countries.
By ELIE PODEH
For two-staters the prevailing conditions—no matter what they are—are always favorable for implementing the land-for-peace doctrine and establishing a Palestinian state.
By MARTIN SHERMAN
IS is not solely the problem of Muslim countries. It rather threatens the peace and security of the world.
By MOHAMMED WATTAD