05.01.2016 | 23 Nisan, 5776
Mamma Mia! PLO 'outraged' over Eurovision ban on Palestinian flag
VIDEO: Islamic Jihad shows off newest weapon in war against Israel
Hamas: 'There will be an explosion' unless Israel lifts Gaza blockade
Two Palestinian teens attempt to stab IDF soldier at West Bank checkpoint
PM, politicians celebrate Mimouna across country
Police: Case against suspected serial killer almost ready
Police: Double suicide in Ma’aleh Adumim due to wife’s terminal illness
Children’s Theater Festival 2016 winners
Report: Germany rethinks its policy of automatic support for Israel
Herzog pens letter to Corbyn, urges Labor delegation to visit Yad Vashem
NYT: Israel denies waiting for Obama successor to strike defense aid deal
Gal-On endorses Berko to head key Knesset panel
Palestine, ISIS flags banned from Eurovision song contest
Music maestro Zubin Mehta remains young at heart
J’lem wraps up first place and home court in postseason
Rajkovic suspended following Sakhnin brawl
Tensions run amok as Mac TA, Sakhnin brawl in rematch
Sinai Says: New horizons open up for Casspi following breakthrough season
Sanctifying the Mount
Time for an Israeli strategy for the next American administration
Terra Incognita: Time to liberate the world from international law
Letters to the Editor: May 1, 2016
VIDEO: Iran urges young boys to take up arms in Syria, 'reach Jerusalem'
Rouhani allies make modest gains in Iran run-off election
Terror victims' kin have no right to sue Iran in US courts, Zarif says
Fragile economy forces Iran's top leaders to form alliance
Analysis: The limits of the Iran-Russia alliance
From petrol to pesco: ISIS turns to 'non-traditional' terror funding
Italy nabs four suspected in ISIS plot to attack Israeli embassy, Vatican
VIDEO: ISIS forces withdraw from strategic town under Assad’s protection
Boston-area men charged in ISIS-inspired beheading plot against police
Ex-London mayor: My Hitler-backed-Zionism comments echoed Netanyahu
Giant Austrian bank shuts down BDS account
NYU Graduate Student Union members appeal pro-BDS resolution
Britain's Labor Party launches anti-Semitism inquiry
NEW WORLDS: Cyanobacteria’s automatic sunshade
How much money is the life of the world's richest Jew worth?
Rx for Readers: Attending to hygiene in geriatric homes
Country feels heat, wildfires break out in Jerusalem, Galilee
Haifa and NY researchers collaborate on treatment for two deadly cancers
TA pub fined NIS 50,000 in anti-tobacco suit
Something strange in the air at Haifa Earth Day
Nation celebrates spring festival at natural wonders
‘Israel needs to invest in Negev, Galilee for future population hike’
Tech Talk: Start in Germany
In 5 years, driverless cars based on Israel's Mobileye tech
TECH TALK: Women's Empowerment
Country’s young computer innovators create apps at HackTrack TLV
'Ban anyone from Middle East - but not Israelis,' says US Senate candidate
Journalist hit with anti-Semitic hate mail after profile on Trump's wife
US Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate
Trump on foreign policy: Iran deal allowed it to become a 'great power' at Israel's expense
THE TRAVEL ADVISOR: How to survive and thrive at the end of your flight
Portland chef at home in the Israeli kitchen
VIDEO: A 'Hassidic Jew' and 'devout Muslim' walk the streets of New York
Briefing: The Democratic showdown on Israel
Podcast: Is Bibi the worst option except all the rest?
Briefing: Bernie Sanders, Monica Lewinsky, and an uneventful cyber attack
Exclusive: Some Trump Vodka, popular as kosher for Passover spirit, may not be kosher
WATCH: Superman's got nothing on Israel!
Can you match the President to his opposing candidate?
Animals are just the best.
Can you solve this riddle?
Peace train building up steam
Hezbollah at a crossroad
A survivor’s story
A year after quake, Israelis still helping Nepal recover
Necessary Stories: Grasping at the void
Trees for grandchildren
Bellicose culture mogul
In the heart of Africa
Veterans: Comic timing
Books: Seeing God’s face
Books: Between tribalism and universalism
Hot off the Arab press
A musical journey back to the Holy Temple
Hello, goodbye Jerusalem
This week in Jerusalem
Seen by engagement
Turning the (Seder) tables
‘Seas’ the day
Worn out with your workout?
The secret of the lost color
הַצַלָמִים – יְרוּשָלַיִם בְּעֵינֵי צַלָמֶיהָ
Palestinian Christians slam PA for refusal to recognize Easter
Orthodox Christians mark Palm Sunday at Jerusalem church
Israeli brewery resurrects beer recipe from time of Jesus
A different Passover Seder
Eurovision Contestants Plant Trees in Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
Cornerstone Ceremony for ANZAC Museum in Beersheba
The 19th Walk for Water: Touring the Desert, Loving Israel
A Tree Avenue for the Mashabim Air Force Base in the Negev
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Italy-Israel Friendship Tree Planted in Italian Ambassador’s Garden
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
UN World Water Day 2016: Better Water, Better Jobs
International Forest Day 2016: Saying Thank You to the Trees
US Forestry Service Shares Remote Sensing Tech with Israel
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
First-Ever Birthright Israel Trip for Jewish Law Enforcement Announced
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
Peonies and Pineapples in the Negev Desert
An Interview with Israel Prize Winner Prof. Yossi Katz
Arava Open Day 2016
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
That Sykes-Picot deal
A Stroll In The Garden of Humanity
Feeling a Little Closer to My Jewish Home
The Problem with the Political Left
“The phenomenon of Arabs joining Islamic State represents the outcome of several causes, with the first being the strengthening of the northern faction of the Islamic Movement,” says scholar.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Islamic State says shooting at bus was response to leader's call to target Jews.
Baghdadi and his associates have faced a great deal of criticism in the Arab world for waging war against fellow Muslims while staying out of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
By YOSSI MELMAN
Northern District prosecutors charged the men with severe security offenses at the Nazareth District Court.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
"It would be very hard to organize and carry out an attack on the scale of Paris, in Israel. Not impossible, but hard," former national security adviser says.
By MAARIV ONLINE
Since the beginning of its increased efforts to combat extremism, Twitter has seen an increase in account suspension and shift of activity off twitter.
By CORAL BRAUN
US president says immigration, wages, Islamic State are among challenges for US.
“French authorities liked it, but the official came back and said there was a higher-level instruction not to buy Israeli technology,” Israeli security source tells Fox News.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Navy holds Red Sea drill following heightened ISIS activity in neighboring Sinai Peninsula.
Ayoub Kara discusses Islamic extremism with visiting Muslim figures in Tel Aviv.
German MP Elisabeth Motschmann explains the decision for her country to take part in the Western intervention in Syria.
By LAHAV HARKOV
MKs, lawyers, and members of the public attended the event.
Revoking citizenships of nationals joining terror group is on the agenda of governments across the world.
By HERB KEINON
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 effort against Islamic State must be collective'
By PATRICK MAISONNAVE - AMBASSADEUR DE FRANCE EN ISRAEL
Grand jury in federal court in Massachusetts added conspiracy to commit acts of terrorism transcending national boundaries to the charges.
The head of the Germany's domestic intelligence agency (BfV) said Islamic State propaganda was aimed at encouraging supporters to take the initiative to stage attacks in Germany.
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.
The bombs left behind were linked by retreating IS militants so they could go off together.
Nearly 18% of Belgians who joined ISIS returned to Belgium at some point.
By ROSIE PERPER
Islamic State opposes the ruling alliance of moderate and Islamist leaders.
By JACOB WIRTSCHAFTER/THE MEDIA LINE,REDA ELHADI/THE MEDIA LINE
Abd ar-Rahman Mustafa al-Qaduli is believed to have been killed in a US air strike, US media outlets said.
The Ghad al-Suri movement requested a meeting between a senior Israeli official and its leader, Ahmad Jarba, Ma'ariv Hashavua has learned.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Turkish interior minister names Mehmet Ozturk, born in 1992 in Gaziantep, as Saturday's suicide bomber.
Savaş Yıldız was a 33-year-old Turkish national from the southern city of Adana.
The international Jewish human rights organization gives Twitter a grade of "B" in a report card of social networking companies' efforts to fight online activity by militant groups.
"What we are now seeing in recent months...is the broadening of the threat...going from that narrow focus on police and military and symbols of the state to something much broader," says UK police.
In new video, the extremists group's so-called 'Caucasus Province' urges Muslims in Russia to join them, claiming that "the Caliphate is already here."
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
"Islamic State has developed a new combat style capability to carry out a campaign of large-scale terrorist attacks on a global stage."
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."
Raheel Raza met with MKs, political activists, NGOs, and the media during her stay in Israel.
The bomber, who authorities say is an Islamic State member recently arrived from Syria, blew himself up on Tuesday in Sultanahmet square near the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia.
"There is no doubt that ISIS is trying to penetrate (Jordan)," says Amos Gilad
A British thinktank warns commercially-available drones can easily be weaponized and used by terror groups.
A 58-page booklet was created for British jihadis to avoid being detected by police while planning or carrying out terror attacks.
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.
The propaganda video, which could not be independently verified, also shows the killing of five men accused of spying for the West.
All the countries on both sides of World War II have been united by a common scourge.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
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.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
The fatwa was among a huge trove of documents captured by US Special Operations Forces during a raid targeting a top Islamic State official in Syria.
Mock ISIS bills found in town in northern Israel.
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.
German journalist who spent days with ISIS told the 'Jewish News' that the jihadist group "knows the Israeli army is too strong for them."
Jaysh al Islam, with thousands of trained fighters, is the biggest and seen as the most organized rebel group. It has been effectively running the administration of Eastern Ghouta.
China relies on the Middle East for oil supplies, but tends to leave diplomacy there to other permanent members of the UN Security.
In addition to the blank passports, Islamic State seized machinery for the production of passports and personal identity papers.
“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.”
According to unconfirmed reports from Mosul, at least 38 babies have allegedly been killed by lethal injection or asphyxiation.
Sabratha is located 50 miles from the Libyan capital of Tripoli, which is currently facing threats of ISIS infiltration on both its eastern and western fronts.
The organization's promises to attack capital cities worldwide - following the horrifying Paris attacks - do not mean that it already has a plan.
By YARON SCHNEIDER
"Oh you ISISissies of extremism and darkness, while black masks are your trademark, ours is white clarity."
“Deciding who is a terrorist is highly politicized...The US and other Western countries consider Saudi Arabia a ‘moderate’ Muslim country because it gives us a way to work with them.”
Syed Farook and an unnamed accomplice reportedly "got spooked" and did not go through with their attack plans.
A 56-year-old unnamed man suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries in the attack at Leytonstone underground station, about six miles east of central London.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
"We cannot turn against each other by letting this fight be defined as a war between America and Islam," Obama said.
By MICHAEL WILNER
The killer's father Sayed Farook says he tried to calm down his son by saying "In two years, Israel will be gone...Nobody wants the Jews."
The report warns that the group appears to have already manufactured rudimentary chemical warfare shells and used them to attack Kurds in Iraq and Syria on at least three occasions.
Libya's Islamic State affiliate is the only one that has needed support and advice from the higher-ups in Syria and Iraq.
Hacktivists from Anonymous off-shoot that targets Islamic extremist groups reportedly took over the Isdarat website after it appeared on the so-called "dark web."
Libyan chaos spillover blamed for much of Mali’s instability, says Israeli expert on Africa.
After months of violent turmoil in Jerusalem and the West Bank, Islamic State has rediscovered the Palestinian issue.
By ELY KARMON
"Americans will not be terrorized," he said. These organizations "will not defeat us on the battlefield, so they try to terrorize us at home."
As France reels from an unprecedented Islamic State terrorist attack on its soil, thousands of Kurdish forces with Yezidi allies handed the terrorist organization a decisive defeat in Iraq.
Security agency says 6 suspects were accomplices of Nadal Salah, and helped him cross into Syria last month by way of paraglider.
By BEN HARTMAN
"The atrocious Paris attacks shows that scourge of terrorism can strike anywhere and any time," monarch says.
"We gained more territory. Daesch has less territory," says the US secretary of state.
"Until now, Arabs killed Arabs and Muslims killed Muslims, particularly in Iraq and Syria," Shabtai Shavit said. "But now they have decided to start killing infidels abroad."
By ARIK BENDER
With Islamic State's terror reaching Europe, experts present radically different answers on what must be the next step in fighting terror.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
Foreign-led diplomacy in the face of Syria’s renewed fighting will be futile until Arab powers produce a deal for Sunnis on both sides of the Euphrates
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
On the whole I am certainly not one of those dreaming of the introduction of the American presidential system into Israel.
By SUSAN HATTIS ROLEF
The inclusion of females as terrorists essentially doubles the number of prospective recruits and contributors to a terrorist cause. Also, women are viewed with less suspicion than men.
By DEAN ALEXANDER
The greatest threat facing liberal democracies is the belief that ultimate protection necessitates ultimate sacrifices.
By ILAN MANOR
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
Since the event, a debate has raged in the US about whether this was an act of terrorism, and whether the real message of this event is a need for stricter gun control.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
But the beauty of the West is liable to be its downfall, because endless freedom and the championing of human rights causes a combination of amnesia and blindness.
By RUTHIE BLUM
"Let us state a fundamental truth: There is no legitimate reason to attack innocent men, women and children who have no military value."
By EFRAIM A. COHEN
"ISIS, not ISIL!"
By FRANCK SALAMEH
"There are various interpretations that might be made, but the most compelling is that IS has been weakened by international coalition air-strikes."
By AFSHIN ISMAELI
Common misconception that the US lost in Iraq and Afghanistan leads to failed policies today.
By AMITAI ETZIONI
Those who buy into the idea of IS and hope for a Caliphate to emerge understand that to make that happen, all of the non-believers of the world need to be destroyed.
By SHERWIN POMERANTZ
The West can no longer afford to play the compassionate democrat when it faces an enemy which respects no ethical rulebook whatsoever.
By ARI HAROW,RICHARD KEMP