07.27.2016 | 21 Tammuz, 5776
A-G to rule on use of ‘abandoned property law’ to save Amona outpost
2 members of Muslim Wakf arrested for attacking Jewish tourist on Temple Mount
Terrorist's family claims shock, says rabbi-murderer 'loved life'
Remembering Satyajit Ray
Idan Raichel sheds a few layers
Israel shares its expertise in combating human trafficking
Israel strikes a chord with a Milwaukee musician and Houston family
The Jerusalem Post's top 5 stories of July 27
'If Israel leaves West Bank, PA, Jordan will collapse'
New on the small screen
A touch of Truffaut
Amar'e Stoudemire to join Hapoel Jerusalem?
Beersheba set for next continental challenge
47 arrested in mass crackdown on Israeli soccer fan club 'La Familia'
Top Jewish American soccer players targeted by Israeli clubs
Attempt to stop beachside development plan heads to High Court
Ebay, Israel Post join forces to boost online selling
Not just fun and games: Seeking tech behind video games
Health Ministry launches plan to eradicate hepatitis C
Israeli researchers find way to detect cancer cells before becoming brain tumors
Arab-Israeli children much more likely to die in accidents
Health ministry to take lead in combating child hot car deaths
Delek makes bid for exploration license south of Cyprus
Economic committee chairman calls for guidelines to protect animals during live shipments
Nation’s cleanest beaches named
Obama and the war on air-conditioning
Trump: Bye bye Baltics
Building friendship between Kurdistan and Israel
The case for Kurdish statehood
For first time during Syria war, Israel opens border for humanitarian aid
Bombings kill at least 31 in northeast Syria city
Is Gaddafi’s son returning to politics?
Entire region concerned about ‘day after’ Iran deal expires
Iran destroys 100,000 satellite dishes in morality-driven crackdown
Iran left with no choice but to confront the US, official warns
Iranian Kurdish leader to ‘Post’: Iran regime is a common enemy
Jihadis call on 'lone wolf' terrorists to attack Israeli athletes at Rio Olympics
Report: ISIS operating sleeper cells in Lebanese refugee camps
One mile from ISIS feels safer than France or Turkey to Kurdish peshmerga
ISIS claims responsibility for Nice attack
Second generation Holocaust survivor in legal battle with Polish church
DNC staffers question Holocaust Remembrance Day statement in leaked emails
Jewish groups rally against anti-Israel bias at UN
Analysis: ‘Mikve law’ throws cold water on Israel-Diaspora relations
Healthcare hackathon organizers seek to be ‘light unto others’
WATCH LIVE: Peres, Rivlin and Netanyahu launch Israeli Innovation Center
Clinton surrogate and friend: Bernie voters will end up moving to Hillary
Protesters torch Israeli flag outside Democratic National Convention
Democrats close ranks ahead of Clinton nomination
Clinton makes history, secures US Democrats' White House nomination
A dog watches a horror movie, his reaction is priceless!
Could Fitbit be inaccurate? Worth checking these facts
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of July 29, 2016
Grapevine: Changes at the TA Museum
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Podcast: From Tel Aviv, a story of hope for Orlando
Briefing: 'King Bibi' pulls it together, again
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
This is how cats catch their rides in Thailand...
Do you believe in the Paranormal?
100-Year-Old Theater Converted Into Stunning Bookstore
Second Lebanon War veteran's road to redemption
Empowering women globally
The American spirit’s impact
The word of a woman
The outpost on Oliphant Street
Dark years on the Côte d’Azur
Hot off the Arab press
Summertime chickpea dishes
Treats for Shabbat morning
A blend of wine, Judaism and Zionism
The last of Jerusalem’s Mohicans
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
Fun in the park
All lives matter
‘The Simpsons,’ for a change
Born, raised and educated in a vineyard
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Pope's trip to Poland overshadowed by killing of French priest
Israel’s blessing to the world
Remembering the 'Exodus'
Tzvika Kaplan Scenic Lookout Inaugurated on Mount Carmel
Looking for IMI, the Blue Box's “Little Sister”- Can you help?
President of Paraguay Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Honoring Holocaust Rescuer Belgian Prince with a Tree in Israel
Perth and Merhav Am, Different but the Same
Canadian Young Professionals Visit Gaza Border Communities
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
Planning a Sustainable Future through Water Sensitive Cities
Burnt Trees and Charred Earth in Jerusalem’s Arazim Valley
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
KKL-JNF holds its 6th Latin American Leadership Conference
Andrew Viterbi at a KKL-JNF Milan Gala Event
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
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
We will win but how long will it take? Including Bibi's Building Bluff
Is a Jewish safe haven possible in the Diaspora; is America the “exception”?
Potentially Misleading Statistics on Global Terrorism
Still Looking for Israel at Harvard
Umm El-Fahm man was radicalized on the Internet, tried to reach ISIS before being stopped by Turkish police and deported to Israel.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
COGAT tells Saudi news site that the ISIS operative was due to undergo military training in Gaza.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
“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.
Two indicted for alleged plot to target Jews and the US Embassy in South Africa.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Shishani, also known as Omar the Chechen, ranked among America's most wanted militants under a US program that offered up to $5 million for information to help remove him from the battlefield.
The focus to gay propaganda only shifted a week ago, following the deadly shooting in Orlando.
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.
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.
Kurdish women take up arms and uniform alongside men to defend their people.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
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
Two recent terrorist attacks illustrate the dangers of militant Islamist ideological spillover from the war in Syria.
By BRUCE MADDY-WEITZMAN
The explosions targeting US diplomats, Shi'ite worshippers and a security headquarters at a mosque in the holy city of Medina follow days of mass killings claimed by the Islamic State group.
Five people involved in the two thwarted attacks, including the mastermind, were arrested, an army statement quoted by the National News Agency said.
If the figures are confirmed, the strikes would be among the most deadly ever against the jihadist group.
A June warning message reportedly mentioned the names of potential targets, including Istanbul Atatürk Airport.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
The Counter Extremism Project announces new technology for Internet, social media to rapidly delete jihadist content.
Islamic State's appeal undiminished, experts say.
Sooner or later intelligence will lead to a successful attack by an American drone or plane and the operational cycle will be closed.
Israeli intelligence, Khan claimed, has been colluding with the Bangladeshi opposition to carry out a recent wave of killings.
By ZACK PYZER
The images alleged to show four helicopters and 20 lorries destroyed by fire in mid-May
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.
An elderly Buddhist monk was found hacked to death on Saturday at a temple in Bangladesh.
Didier Reynders is currently on a visit to Israel, the Palestinian Authority and Gaza.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
The radical terrorist group has now apparently turned to the tropical white sands and crystal blue waters of the Caribbean to enlist new operatives.
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.
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.
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.
By MAARIV ONLINE
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.
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
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