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The fiery rhetoric of the Hamas officials stands in sharp contrast to assessments that the movement is not too keen on engaging in another war with Israel.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Israel Security Agency reveals is has busted a cell of ISIS supporters in Negev.
By BEN HARTMAN,HAYAH GOLDLIST-EICHLER
The video statement, issued from an Islamic State stronghold in Syria, was a rare public challenge to Hamas, which has been cracking down on jihadis in Gaza.
According to the expert, the means and style by which the Islamic State doles out violence is different from other groups, and is therefore Israel's fault.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The chief of staff added that terrorists connected to Islamic State are growing stronger in Sinai and act in cooperation with terrorist organizations in Gaza.
By LAHAV HARKOV
The party claims that the way to oppose the civil war in Syria is “to stand with the Syrian people against imperialism, Zionism, and the Arab [response].”
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Israel's most dangerous threat remains Iran, says Amos Gilad at annual Herzliya Conference.
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
"ISIS soldiers will work to kill these people so this country is clean of them," leaflets state.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Et s’il n’était pas si difficile d’éliminer la menace islamiste ?
By YOSSI MELMAN
Après Ilan Halimi et Otzar Hatorah. Après Charlie Hebdo et l’Hypercacher. Après l’attentat de vendredi 26 juin dans l’Isère, la France va-t-elle enfin ouvrir les yeux ?
By MICHELLE MAZEL
The time for indecisiveness is over. If the world is to be freed from the madness of IS, the time for positive action is now.
By NEVILLE TELLER
The time has surely come for the civilized world to bite the bullet and take out Islamic State, as well as Russia's ploy for power over Ukraine.
In the ever-shifting kaleidoscope of political, religious, economic, strategic and tactical considerations that mark the Middle East, little is clear-cut in deciding between friend and foe.
The men are accused of making plans to kill the organizer of a Mohammed cartoon exhibit that took place in Texas in May, and later to target Massachusetts police.
Neil Prakash is third Australian to have assets frozen by government because of ISIS membership.
Approximately 100 Australians are estimated to be fighting in Iraq and Syria, backed by 150 Australia-based "facilitators."
92% of French say they are personally worried by the situation in Syria.
The bomb squad moved three improvised explosive devices to a nearby park where they were "rendered safe" and said there was no longer a threat to the community.
The investigation started after intercepted communication and other intelligence information that led officials to believe that a plot could be under way.
Approximately 200 police officers took part in raids against plotters who "took inspiration" from Islamic State group.
IDF increases vigilance after fighters linked to ISIS take control of Egyptian military vehicles, creating concern that terrorists might attempt to break into Israeli territory.
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
Reports of Druse civilians being killed are baseless, and have led to unrest among members of the Druse communities on the Golan Heights, whose relatives and friends live just over the border
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
In a joint Shin Bet - Israel Police operation, 22-year-old Muhammad Abu Ra'ad was arrested. According the the Shin Bet, Ra'ad posted pro-ISIS messages on his Facebook account.
The war between rival forces hostile to Israel leaves Jerusalem facing difficult choices over which alliances it should seek.
By MOSHE MAOZ
The fall of Gaddafi has impacted negatively on North Africa, Europe and the Middle East.
By PAUL RIVLIN
A visitor from Erbil seeks an upgraded relationship with Israel.
One Iraqi’s story of survival and escape from Islamic State.
By ESSAC STONE
Kurdistan confronts Islamic State and the prospect of independence
By LAURA KELLY,SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Recognized only as ‘Northern Iraq,’ the Kurds nonetheless carved out an autonomous region – one that in summer 2014 was just beginning to understand the threat represented by the terror movement.
By TAMARA BARAAZ
The video was made during a staff day at a go-karting track; Bank calls the video "abhorrent."
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
Sinai Province group makes statement on social media claiming projectiles that exploded in open Israeli territory earlier Friday.
A statement released with the picture read, "Our brother, the soldier of the Caliphate, Abu Yahya al-Qayrawani, reached his target the Imperial hotel despite the security measures."
The Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility for the attack.
Former prime minister and defense minister Ehud Barak does not believe ISIS is as strong as they seem.
By MAARIV ONLINE
The news of the contest spread across social media on Wednesday. The contests are slated to be held in various ISIS-run mosques in Syria.
The three sisters and their nine children left in May to make the pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, but did not return home to Britain on June 11 as planned.
Islamic State sleeper cells in Lebanon would allegedly be called into action against the Lebanese army
Director Deeyah Khan's film, Exposure: Jihad, features interviews with young Muslims who have been drawn in by jihadi groups such as ISIS.
Thousands in northern Israel protest after al-Qaida-linked rebels in Syria killed 20 Druse villagers last week.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON,REUTERS
"It was a post on social media. Bombs on target in 22 hours."
Anyone caught violating the new edict is in danger of being subjected to public flogging.
The move is seen by residents as a ploy to blur the lines between militants and civilians in the event of an offensive by government forces.
For three months Moscow has been reducing its diplomatic staff in Damascus to essential personnel exclusively and the most recent move saw 100 Russians, along with their families, board a plane.
Islamic State announced the explosion in a statement on social media and supporters posted pictures of huge clouds of grey smoke above the sprawling complex in the city.
Colonel Gulmurod Khalimov commanded the Central Asian nation's special-purpose police known as OMON, used against criminals and militants.
In both Iraq and Syria, Islamic State victories have also brought on more adamant opponents who have struck significant blows against the caliphate and carved out their own fiefdoms.
The caretaker of the nearly-extinct northern bald ibises was forced to flee after Islamic State took over Palmyra.
Leader of Lebanese Shi'ite organization calls for countrymen to "end their silence and confront the [infidel] threat" posed by Islamic State, Syrian rebel groups.
More than 150 people were praying when blast ripped through the mosque in eastern Gulf state, killing 21.
The Azzam family confirmed on Friday that Yunis Madani Azzam was killed in Palmyra, the ancient city in central Syria that was taken over by ISIS.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Iraqi officials said Iraqi security forces had also withdrawn from their side of the crossing known as as al-Waleed in Iraq and al-Tanf in Syria.
UNESCO has called for an immediate halt to fighting amid fears that the Islamic State will destroy ruins as it had in Iraq.
Palmyra's 2,000-year-old monuments, which lie on the south-western fringe of the modern city, were put on UNESCO's World Heritage in danger list in 2013
Jihadists sources said a spy must have infiltrated the movement and passed on vital information that helped the US commandos zero in on the home of their victim early Saturday.
Jordan has reportedly requested to buy the unarmed MQ-1 Predators to find Islamic State targets in neighboring Iraq and Syria.
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.
Sources confirmed that the US Army's Delta Force led raid and that key Intelligence was also seized.
The insurgents attacked Ramadi overnight using six suicide car bombs to reach the city center, where the Anbar governorate compound is located, police sources said.
"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
The Iraqi defense ministry posted footage of what is said showed the air strike on the "Martyrs Mosque" in the village of al-Iyadhiya near Tel Afar, where Afar was a teacher and well-known preacher
Tension between Hamas and Islamic State continues to mount in the Gaza Strip.
Estimated American push aimed at countering new tactical threats from Islamic State terrorists and strategic challenges from Iran.
By MICHAEL WILNER
The mosque had been frequented by supporters of the salafi jihadi group, which is called Ansar al-Dawleh al-Islamiyeh (Supporters of the Islamic State).
The jihadist organization, in control of vast swathes of Iraq as well as Syria, is now under the leadership of Abu Alaa al-Afri, a former physics teacher and al-Qaida veteran.
Reuters photographer Asmaa Waguih spent time with the women who have taken up arms.
The killings of mostly Syrians included deaths by beheading, stoning or gunshots in non-combat situations
An encounter in March allegedly left al-Baghdadi mortally wounded, allowing Abdul Rahman al-Sheijlar, also called Abu Ala Afri to succeed him.
The Barqa TV reporters, four Libyans and one Egyptian, were kidnapped in August.
Other key world powers would also be consulted, but not the militant groups Islamic State or Nusra Front, which are classified as "terrorist organizations."
According to an NGO, the migrants did not get asylum seeker status in the third country and made their way north to Libya to try to reach Europe, after which they ended up in the hands of ISIS.
By BEN HARTMAN
Hoda Muthana made contact with militants through social media and had been distancing herself from other Muslims in Hoover for more a year before leaving.
A fighter, speaking in American accented English addresses Christians, whom he calls the "nation of the cross" and threatens perpetual conflict.
US has led a multinational bombing campaign against Islamic State targets in Syria and Iraq and is responsible for 60% of some 16,000 airstrikes carried out by coalition forces.
Addressing worshipers in Tehran, Iranian leaders decried Saudi Arabia's "blood bath" in Yemen and warned the US of deceitful behavior in negotiations over the Islamic Republic's nuclear program.
According to Tunisian authorities, the small North African state has been the origin-point of 2,000-3,000 foreign fighters who have joined the ranks of jihadist groups.
Kurdish forces have been waging a bitter fight against the Islamic State, videotaping their victories to combat jihadist propaganda.
British security services estimate some 600 Britons have gone to Syria or Iraq to join militant groups, including the man known as "Jihadi John," who has appeared in several Islamic State beheading videos.
The high-profile meeting in the Oval Office is meant to convey a US stamp of approval for a leader who has sought to be more inclusive than his predecessor in governing Iraq.
The website of Hobart International Airport was replaced with a pro-Islamic-State message; The airport's operations were not affected.
The extremist Sunni jihadist organization has taken over swaths of Syria and Iraq in recent months.
A Louisana Walmart store deems a Confederate flag cake to be offensive, but was ready to create a cake emblazoned with the extremist Islamic State flag.
By RO YEGER
Egypt is experiencing tumultuous times; it is a reminder that Egypt and Israel, as well as the region as a whole, confront similar enemies; extremism and terrorism.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
If ISIS members are not Islamic and not true Muslims, then what are they?
By HAKIM KHATIB
This would indeed have a major impact on the world order, or better said, world disorder.
By MANFRED GERSTENFELD
In recent months salient and extensive organizational efforts have been made by al-Qaida and its affiliates to distinguish themselves from Islamic State.
By YORAM SCHWEITZER,TALI ROTHSCHILD
The United States apparently intends to ignore Lavrov’s sage advice and continue to pursue its Syrian policy to oust Assad.
By DAVID SINGER
Many European countries are part of the American-led coalition which has also failed to effectively halt the progress of Islamic State.
With so much conflict raging across the Middle East, now is hardly the time to be pushing Israel to make dangerous concessions.
By MICHAEL FREUND
Our tidy modern world’s memory seems oblivious to telltale signs of an early 21st century mimicking the inaugural brutalities of the twentieth.
By FRANCK SALAMEH