03.30.2017 | 3 Nisan, 5777
Arab leaders at summit endorse two-state solution
Prisoner convicted of Ramallah 2nd Intifada lynch suddenly released following new evidence
Abbas rejects amendments to Arab peace plan on Israel, Palestinians
Israeli Mission to the UN holds anti-BDS summit
Jean-Michel Jarre: Plugged in
Dershowitz: Trump is anxious for an Israel-Palestinian peace deal
How a Canadian comic set up a combination pop-up store/Holocaust museum
Israel to slash payments to UN, give money instead to supportive countries
Bill would cancel property–tax discount for foreign-funded NGOs
Israeli military exports rise to $6.5 billion
Greenblatt meets FMs of Saudi, UAE amid talk of summit
The ‘copy paste’ festival
Amid floundering season, Maccabi Tel Aviv visits Barcelona
Beitar adopts no-tolerance policy on racism
Harush, Hemed suspended for criticism
Holon claims historic win at Mac Tel Aviv
Israeli bird-watching event raises NIS 254,000 to save black storks
Your Taxes: New Israel-Canada tax treaty
Tech Talk: EyeYon receives new financing
Violence strikes the health system again
Iodine-free salt create ‘national health problem’
Three children poisoned in Passover cleaning incidents
Israel falls behind in the war against smoking, says expert
Paraguay to replace ‘shackle-and-hoist’ kosher slaughter method
Israel turning garbage dump into energy resource
A multi-pronged approach to
water economy innovation
$900,000 awarded to Israeli-American mobile video tech partnership
Encountering Peace: From Washington to Jerusalem
Syria – the beginning of the end?
Media Comment: Netanyahu, government and the media
From pro-AIPAC to protester
US-Israeli activist raises funds for Syria via new taxi service
Arab world surprisingly mum on Modi visit to Israel
New PLO ambassador to US has high hopes for Trump era
Amazon clinches deal to buy Middle East online retailer
Iran: Russia can use military bases 'on case by case basis'
Iran sanctions 15 US firms, citing Israel ties and 'human rights'
British MP: Iran is trying to threaten Israel by establishing a second front in Syria
Mossad chief: Iran is main threat to Israel with or without nuclear deal
US military official to JPost: ISIS is in its death throes, but still a ruthless enemy
Will ISIS use chemical weapons against Israel or Israelis in Europe?
US weighs deploying up to 1,000 'reserve' troops for ISIS fight
France's far-right Le Pen loses EU parliament immunity over ISIS tweets
Ivanka Trump becomes unpaid White House employee
Bob Dylan to receive Nobel prize in Stockholm
Has traditional ‘shmura’ matza become an American food trend?
Diaspora Jew to light Independence Day torch
Minority Report: Lesser-told stories and personalities from the Israeli tech community
Technion develops hydrogen production method that blows others out of the water
Alto: The Israeli startup aiming to help Americans with disabilities
Electronic patches for migraine headaches
AIPAC to lobby against Trump foreign aid cuts
Report: Trump calls over UN settlements resolution likely intercepted
AIPAC renews focus on two-state solution, tries to shore up Democratic support
Trump's UN envoy Haley serves red meat to AIPAC
Analysis: Clinton falls amid assault on establishment
Clinton concedes: 'We have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling'
Hillary Clinton and the glass ceiling: Cracked but intact
NY hassidic village loyal to Clinton despite Trump popularity among ultra-Orthodox
Trump reportedly picks friend of Jared Kushner to serve in administration
Trump calls UN 'sad,' days after Israeli settlements vote
Saddam Hussein's daughter touts Trump's 'political sensibility'
Dermer calls on Trump to move embassy to Jerusalem
Today's cartoon by Dry Bones
The matza that isn’t kosher for Passover
Grapevine: Cravat diplomacy
JPost on Instagram
Podcast: Three Ladies, Three Lattes
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
How Sarah Silverman's new show plans to take on politics
Israeli-American mogul Haim Saban gets Hollywood star
Pregnant Jenna Jameson to give baby Hebrew name
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
'Volatile and dangerous’
Extending a cultural helping hand
Solving the riddle of Elsa Weiss
in the sea
Sit up and listen
City Notes: From shipwrecked to seabound
Harnessed to freedom
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World leadership has changed, but Israel support still needed, says Cardoza-Moore
Thousands gather to see restored site of Jesus’s tomb in Jerusalem
Tomb of Jesus reopens in Jerusalem after restoration
Building Mitzpe Ilan, a Young Community on the Seam Line
KKL France’s 20th Walk for Water in Israel
Meeting on Water Sensitive Cities
Czech Parliament Representatives in Israel
KOSHER IN CUZCO
Radical Islamic immigration strategy
The Oscars and Hollywood's hypocrisy; Dear Hollywood, If You Want To Help Women, You Must Strictly And Unapologetically Defend The Values That Have Allowed Women To Thrive.
The New Israel Fund's Law of Return
Following a vacation in Turkey, the family crossed the Syrian border and joined ISIS.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Maj. Gen Yoav Mordechai takes to Facebook to bash cooperation between terror groups.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
According to the Shin Bet, 35-year-old Enes Haj Yahia, a resident of Taybeh was arrested following intelligence that he was promoting terror activities inside Israel.
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
Pontiff makes remarks while responding to question about the July 26 killing of an 85-year-old Roman Catholic priest by knife-wielding attackers in a French church.
Two indicted for alleged plot to target Jews and the US Embassy in South Africa.
Assurer la succession de l’ancien ordre régional : tel est l’enjeu des combats qui font rage pour chasser l’Etat islamique de la cité irakienne
By JONATHAN SPYER
Alors que la situation dans le Sinaï se complique de plus en plus avec la montée en puissance des combattants affiliés à l’Etat islamique, l’Egypte et le Hamas tentent un rapprochement
By ZVI MAZEL
La bataille pour libérer la ville irakienne des mains de l’Etat islamique est déterminante pour l’issue du conflit
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
This week, government forces captured the police directorate and the courts complex in Mosul, moving toward the denser warren of the Old City.
A spokeswoman for the interior ministry said there was no indication that the DWR group was planning attacks itself.
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.
Counterterrorism bureau gives Sinai "very high concrete threat".
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Police seized explosives, weapons, ammunition and a drone from the suspects, who police say were planning 'synchronized terror attacks.'
As forces gather to take on Islamic State in its Iraqi stronghold, the battle is likely to be merely a chapter in the wider story of conflict in the country.
Islamic State has caused about $30 billion in damage to Iraqi infrastructure since 2014, an adviser to the Iraqi government on infrastructure told Reuters.
It is impossible to confirm the whereabouts of the Islamic State "caliph," who declared himself the ruler of all Muslims from Mosul's Great Mosque after his forces swept through northern Iraq in '14.
Iraqi forces recaptured the eastern half of Mosul in January after 100 days of fighting, and launched an attack on districts lying west of the Tigris river on February 19.
Reporting from the battle to clear the
Islamic State stronghold where a war of succession to
the old Middle East order is taking place amid the ruins.
Four of them are showing "severe signs associated with exposure to a blister agent." The patients were exposed to the chemical agents in the eastern side of Mosul.
The French National Front party leader is under investigation for posting three graphic images of Islamic State executions on Twitter in December 2015.
The interview was among several that the former president has been giving in recent days to mark the release of his book of portraits of wounded veterans.
Dozens of police, including a dog squad and some officers with metal detectors, raided a property in Young, about 270 km (170 miles) southwest of Sydney, earlier on Tuesday.
The lawyer tasked with overseeing British laws on terrorism, said the militants were targeting cities and posed "an enormous ongoing risk which none of us can ignore."
Sectarian attacks occur often in Egypt but are usually confined to home burning, crop razing, attacks on churches, and forced displacement.
Mattis, on his first trip to Iraq as Pentagon chief, is hoping to assess the war effort as US-backed Iraqi forces launch a new push to evict Islamic State militants from Mosul.
Trump's order caused angry reactions in Iraq, where more than 5,000 US troops are deployed, helping Iraqi and Kurdish forces in the war on Islamic State.
“The attacker seemed to rush towards two Orthodox Jews,” says source familiar with investigation. “He really, clearly wanted to kill a Jew.”
Satellite imagery shows the Roman Theater largely destroyed, with only four of 16 columns still standing and the stone platform apparently covered in rubble.
At least 9 people, including a Canadian tourist, were killed in the attack in the city of Karak.
In 2003, there were around 1.6 million Christians in Iraq, today there are less than 150,000 Christians remaining.
Islamic State, trying to show the world that they can run a state, churned out millions of “official documents.”
By LINDA GRADSTEIN/THE MEDIA LINE
The war planes pounded 12 IS targets killing 23 militants, the military said in a written statement on Thursday.
Rustam Aselderov, also known as Sheikh Abu Mohammad al-Qadari, was said to be involved with a number of deadly Russian terror attacks.
Reports have circulated for the past year that the Islamic State leader was no longer in charge of the organization.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
The small gas-rich Gulf state is a major backer of Hamas.
The attack targeted Turkey-backed rebels who have for days been besieging the Islamic State-controlled town of al-Bab, according to Turkish media.
ISIS has a military and conceptual strategy to survive its expected loss.
A Reuters reporter visited the site of the mass grave, where residents said the ultra-hardline militants buried victims who had been shot or beheaded.
The civil wars in Syria, Libya, Iraq and Yemen have fractured the Arab and Muslim worlds and left them on the verge of the abyss.
By YOSSI MELMAN
Slowly but surely, ISIS’s empire of terrorism, rape and murder is being liberated.
Iran and Turkey are engaged in a contest for supremacy in northern Iraq,
even as the fight against Islamic State continues.
The army's counter-terrorism unit had paused its advance last week after it made ground quicker than forces on other fronts, to allow them to close the gap and get nearer to the city.
The US said that as many as 900 Islamic State militants were killed so far in the attempt to retake Mosul.
More than 800 ISIS militants killed -Mosul assault nears city gates.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA,REUTERS
Elite counter-terrorism units advance to liberate Christian towns on Nineveh plain as ISIS suicide bombers try to slow the attack on their regional capital in Iraq.
According to reports, around 70 militants were killed and dozens more wounded.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA,JACOB WIRTSCHAFTER/THE MEDIA LINE
The idea of a territorial Caliphate is indeed going kaput, but the Islamic State is expected to go back to its roots - trying to carry out terror attacks anywhere it can.
The assault on Mosul is backed the US-led coalition and could be one be the biggest military operations in Iraq since the 2003 US-led invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein.
The flag has been banned from public display in both the Netherlands and Germany.
Islamic State militants have placed booby traps across the city of Mosul, dug tunnels and recruited children as spies in anticipation of attack.
Jeroen Oerlemans had been reporting on fighting between government and Islamic State troops.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
The Middle East will remain a source of terrorism; Accepting this unpleasant reality will entail a sea change in Western strategic outlook.
By EFRAIM INBAR
US military testing to see if chemical agent used in attack; no American forces injured.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which monitors the Syrian conflict now in its sixth year, says the pilot of the MIG Syrian warplane was killed.
The four-woman jihadi group's leading member was arrested last week in connection to an explosives-laden car found near another Paris landmark - the Notre Dame cathedral.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Speaking in an interview with Bild newspaper, Thomas de Maiziere said there were currently at least 520 "potential attackers" in the country.
“In the next six months they will try to carry out an attack and try to do something against Israel,” officer tells The Telegraph.
The two are set to speak at Stop the War coalition conference marking 15 years of the 'War on Terror.'
By DANIEL J. ROTH,LAURA SIGAL
Choudary infamously praised the men responsible for 9/11 and refused to condemn the 7/7 London bombings.
A new video shows ISIS-linked coalition advancing on the Yarmouk Valley region located in the triple border junction between Israel's Golan Heights, Jordan and Syria, Channel 2 reports.
There was a $5 million reward on his head under the US "Rewards for Justice" program.
Results set the stage for a sanctions showdown likely pitting Russia and China against the US, UK and France over whether sanctions should be imposed in the wake of the inquiry.
An Islamic State video featured the purported attackers, Uthman Mardalov and Salim Israilov, though Russian investigators have not confirmed their identities.
Claims of potential breach risk at southern Turkey's Incirlik base are made in report issued by the Washington-based Stimson Center.
Kadiza Sultana, 17, along with two other friends, flew from London's Gatwick Airport to Turkey on February 17, 2015.
Dr. Kamal Sido told The Jerusalem Post on Wednesday that Kurdish forces are winning the battle against Sunni Islamist groups, though the humanitarian situation remains dire.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
A string of threatening posts allegedly offered an online video tutorial on how to assemble a suicide belt.
The strikes also killed 45 other Islamic State fighters and destroyed arms and ammunition stores used by the group.
The video released Monday shows jihadis from the group known as Islamic State in Sinai, or Wilayat Sayna, vowing to target Israel in the near future and conquer Rome.
A weak but functioning IS can undermine the appeal of the caliphate among radical Muslims, keep bad actors focused on one another and hamper Iran’s quest for regional hegemony.
Islamic State terror group published nine-minute video threatening jihadi attacks in Russia.
Iraq’s army and the Kurdish peshmerga are within striking distance of Mosul, but strategy and regional concerns put them at a crossroads.
The presence of women fighting ISIS became an exotic and sensational topic in 2014 and 2015, but the reality of life for many women is more complex.
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.
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
A future Palestinian state will have Islam as the dominant aspect of its governing system, despite Western wishful thinking to the contrary.
By ERIC R. MANDEL
By DAWOOD SALEH AHMED AND FARIDA ABBAS
I risked my life in Manbij, I saw my friends die and comrades wounded, just so we could see democracy return.
By MACER GIFFORD
While terrorist talent isn’t always necessarily replenished in the same quality or quantity, it does grow back.
By BRIDGET JOHNSON
Western politicians often abuse ISIS’s image to attain electoral goals, even at the price of enhancing the organization’s strength.
By NIMROD HURVITZ
The chimera of might that ISIS has crafted relies on our psychological tendency to confound
fear with power.
In line with the tradition of antisemitism, a wave of accusations associating Israel with ISIS has rapidly sprung up.
By MANFRED GERSTENFELD,LEAH HAGELBERG
How an apathetic American public is letting terrorism thrive again.
By ARI KRAUSS