05.03.2016 | 25 Nisan, 5776
Report: Security forces demolish house of terrorist involved in Henkin murder
NGO tells UN: Israeli torture of Palestinian, Ethiopian, migrant detainees continues
UN to quiz Israel on torture complaints
Israeli man, 60, wounded in stabbing attack in Jerusalem's Old City
Jewish-Argentine takes first ATP title in Turkey
Kings the latest team to have Blatt on coaching radar
Beersheba escapes Bloomfield still in first
Rivlin meets with winners of arts prize
Gold to visit Germany amid reports of strain in ties
Report: Deri probe expands to financial matters
Illegal underage marriages being ignored by authorities, committee finds
TheaterNetto winners named
Meet Steven Wilson, the anti-Roger Waters
This month’s Docaviv Film Festival to focus on the ‘New World Disorder’
Children’s Theater Festival 2016 winners
David Blatt being considered for Sacramento Kings head coaching position
No Holds Barred: Sykes-Picot is dead, long live Israel!
Reshape the Middle East today to prevent the ISIS of tomorrow
The Holocaust: Many villains, few heroes
Saudi minister confirms warning on proposed US law on 9/11
Amid Aleppo bloodshed, former Iranian politician praises 'Egypt’s support for Assad'
After losing to a Palestinian-affiliated team, Jordanian soccer fans chant pro-Israel slogans
Terrorism in the tropics: ISIS turning to recruitment in the Caribbean
Khamenei's bodyguard reportedly killed in Syria
VIDEO: Iran urges young boys to take up arms in Syria, 'reach Jerusalem'
Terror victims' kin have no right to sue Iran in US courts, Zarif says
Fragile economy forces Iran's top leaders to form alliance
ISIS leader's ex-wife: Baghdadi used to be 'a normal family man'
From petrol to pesco: ISIS turns to 'non-traditional' terror funding
Italy nabs four suspected in ISIS plot to attack Israeli embassy, Vatican
Analysis: The upside of the British Labor Party’s anti-Semitism furor
Conservative Jewry nullifies all discriminatory laws against non-Jews
US authorities say one arrested in foiled bomb plot on Florida synagogue
Israel’s envoy to London: Redline crossed
Teen injured in J’lem bus attack regains consciousness in Hadassah trauma unit
HU student recovers after being treated for snakebite on Golan
Beersheba babies hospitalized at Soroka with rare infection
Bank Hapoalim to distribute Israeli flags for Independence Day
NEW WORLDS: Cyanobacteria’s automatic sunshade
Country feels heat, wildfires break out in Jerusalem, Galilee
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’
Australian tells BBC he created bitcoin, but some skeptical
Tech Talk: Start in Germany
In 5 years, driverless cars based on Israel's Mobileye tech
TECH TALK: Women's Empowerment
'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
What can you see in this red circle?
The banned behind: Bar Refaeli's new commercial censored for inappropriate content
A View of Israel: The 19th Century
THE TRAVEL ADVISOR: How to survive and thrive at the end of your flight
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?
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
Islam Clash with the Jews - Acute
Response to Tragedy
South Africa's Identity Crisis, change name to Nguniland
Shipping giant reports gross profit from sale of container terminal
Jihadists take deadly aim at Christians from Nigeria to Somalia.
By EMANUEL MFOUKOU
Jonathan flew to Israel on a private jet, accompanied by an entourage of some 20 Nigerian political and religious leaders.
By HERB KEINON
Following the arrest of an Iran-backed terrorist cell plotting to launch attacks on Israeli and American targets, security expert Dr. Ely Karmon says Iran setting up sleeper cells in Nigeria.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Security forces arrest three members of an Iranian-linked terror cell allegedly planning to launch attack against Israelis.
Goodluck Jonathan leads delegation of eight governors, seven ministers, three members of the National Assembly and several church leaders.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Scores killed in Christmas Day bombings; Israel to provide Nigerian authorities with medical supplies to treat the injured.
Named one of world's 50 most powerful people by Newsweek, Adeboye writes letter to US president, asking that he commute agent's sentence.
By GIL HOFFMAN
“If negotiations are done publicly, it becomes an ongoing press conference,” Peres says.
Instead of trying to persuade Israelis that Palestinians are ready for statehood, PA President Abbas tries to convince UNSC members.
Netanyahu set to arrive in US, will work to prevent Palestinian statehood bid from passing in UNSC; Nigeria to abstain in statehood resolution.
Defense minister meets with Nigerian president to discuss Palestinian statehood, says Nigeria will vote against state bid.
By JPOST.COM STAFF AND HERB KEINON
Agreement signed by Agriculture Minister Yair Shamir and his Nigerian counterpart, will focus on bolstering food security.
By SHARON UDASIN
An Israeli company is teaching African countries agricultural techniques and building greenhouses to increase food production.
By ALONA VOLINKSY / NO CAMELS
For over a year now, Israel has been increasingly preoccupied with the terror network building up throughout Africa.
By RINA BASSIST, JPOST CORRESPONDENT
Video: Sunday Olasanmi is one of 16 African students learning at Hebrew University to improve the public health of their home countries.
By BENJAMIN SPIER
On Wednesday, June 20, KKL-JNF opened a learning center for sustainable development at the Rio +20 Conference, along with a workshop on floodwater harvesting and afforestation as means to rehabilitate degraded lands.
By KKL-JNF STAFF
In anticipation of the tree planting ceremony, the group gathered in the shade of the trees, singing melodies from their home country, moving gracefully to the gentle rhythms of the joyous tunes. They sang of faith and laughter and gave thanks to God for bringing them to the Holy Land.
Nearly 700 kidnap victims have been freed from Boko Haram's stronghold in the northeastern Sambisa Forest since Tuesday.
"They opened fire on them and killed many people," witness to the attack said.
Attack occurred in Kano; Muslim leader of city has called on people to resist the Sunni jihadist movement.
Nigeria's government has reached a deal with Islamic militant group Boko Haram for a cease-fire and the release of around 200 girls kidnapped six months ago from a school.
Team includes people experienced in dealing with hostage situations, will join a growing international effort to track down the more than 200 children.
Rescuing captives is one of highest moral imperatives in Judaism, say heads of US Jewish groups that have spoken out on issue.
By MAYA SHWAYDER
Netanyahu to Nigerian president: "We are ready to help in finding the girls and fighting the cruel terrorism inflicted on you."
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan said on Friday he believed the girls were still in his country.
Suspected Hezbollah members claim to have been interrogated by the Mossad in Nigeria following arrest.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Lebanese men accused of plotting attacks on Israeli, Western interests face trial following May arrest.
Suspected Islamist gunmen kill students, teacher in boarding school in town of Potiskum; third attack since military offensive.
Three Lebanese men captured in Nigeria with a massive weapons cache branded terrorists, will face serious charges.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL, JERUSALEM POST CORRESPONDENT
Iranians nabbed with 15kg of explosives last year; at time of arrest, Netanyahu said they were part of plot to attack Israelis in Kenya.
By REUTERS AND JPOST.COM STAFF
UK foreign secretary says British hostage abducted along with six others by an Islamist group "act of cold-blooded murder."
The captain, chief engineer and second engineer were abducted on Monday when gunmen boarded the Malaysia-flagged Armada Tuah 22.
Gunmen suspected of link to Islamists Boko Haram open fire on Nigerian troop convoy killing two and wounding eight.
Dana Air flight carrying 147 people crashes into densely populated area; no word on casualties.
Security forces at a road block nearby said the bomber forced his car through the checkpoint and drove into the church in Yalwa.
After relative lull, Boko Haram attacks have surged in the past few days; group seeking to establish Islamic caliphate in Africa's most populous nation whose 160 million people are split roughly evenly between Muslims and Christians.
Series of explosions shakes Gombe town; Islamist sect suspected to be behind attacks.
Taliban-inspired Nigerian Islamist group killed over 250 people in 2012 alone, says Human Right Watch.
Emergency services say they don't have enough ambulances to evacuate the dead, wounded.
Security sources suspect local Islamist sect or al-Qaida's N.African arm; Ban Ki-moon condemns attack, says death toll will be considerable.
Attackers throw 3 sets of explosives from motorbikes at drinking spot, military sources say; group wants strict Shari'a law in Nigeria.
Nigerian authorities claim Muslim extremists may have planted the bomb that was detonated at army barracks; no one has yet claimed responsibility.
By ASSOCIATED PRESS
'Nigerian Taliban' wages war against government as it assassinates police, local leaders and engineers a massive prison break.
Mottaki claims shipment issue has been settled; Nigerian FM says Iranian counterpart allowed security officials to interview shipment organizers.
Internal documents state conclusion that Teheran sent arms discovered last month; Nigerian security service believes politicians imported arms.
By ASSOCIATED PRESS AND YAAKOV KATZ
Confirmation comes after Israeli officials accuse Teheran of attempting to smuggle shipment including rockets into Gaza through Africa.
Rockets, mortars found in 13 containers.
By YAAKOV KATZ
Rifle rounds, rockets, grenades and possibly rocket launchers found at Appa Port; report: Weapons were sent from Iran to Gaza.
Dual car bombings kill 12 in Nigeria; former terrorist leader arrested in Johannesburg in connection with attacks.
By HERB KEINON AND ASSOCIATED PRESS
Following arrest of three suspects allegedly plotting to launch attacks against Israeli and American citizens in Nigeria, Iran's deputy foreign minister says allegations "made up" as result of ill will of two countries' enemies.
Last week, at a Likud faction meeting, Netanyahu already alluded to the likelihood of Hamas possessing anti-aircraft missiles.
Transfers are reviewed to determine "consistency with US policy interests," US officials tell 'Post.'
By MICHAEL WILNER
A health worker from Nigeria hospitalized on suspicion of having contracted the deadly Ebola virus tests negative for the disease, released from quarantine.
Shaare Zedek Medical Center treating Nigerian health worker in isolation after admission to hospital with high fever.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
The French-born Gavron says the project combines her passion for Africa with the mystery of rediscovering Judaism.
Gathering at South African University of KwaZulu-Natal focuses on African tribes who claim to have Jewish origins.
By RINA BASSIST SPECIAL TO THE JERUSALEM POST
Nigerian Ambassador to Israel David Oladipo Obasa says the state of relations between our countries is good, ‘but we are striving to take it higher’
By MICHAEL FREUND
Washington must pay attention to the growing sectarian violence that is ripping the country.
By TIMOTHY SPANGLER
Widespread discontent in Africa’s most populous nation may lead to region-wide revolution.
By JAY RADZINSKI
Why I support Nigeria’s football team.
By AKIN AYAJI
It is quite nice that, for the most part, the passions, anger, exhilaration and disappointment of sports stay in the arena.
By AKIN AJAYI
There’s a tendency to use one’s pet prejudice as a tool to simplify complicated circumstances – such as the tent cities in Israel and the riots in London.
By AKIN AJAY
For the first time, the Israeli Opera will put on, at its home base at the Performing Arts Center in Tel Aviv, the results of a cross-sector synergy with communities from Tirat Carmel and Netivot.
By BARRY DAVIS
A Nigerian government spokesman: “Israel has been a crucial and loyal ally in our fight against Boko Haram. It is a sad reality that Israel has a great deal of experience confronting terrorism.”
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
2012 was not an easy year for non-Muslims living under Islamic rule.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
Statement says Teheran won't elaborate on military-grade weaponry, which included 107mm rockets, seized in Nigeria.
BBC survey measures public opinion on 22 countries, places Israel in company of North Korea, ahead of only Iran, Pakistan.
It is time for all religions and nationalities to agree that our children are our treasures – not our targets.
By KAREN BASS
The real conversation we need to have is about what sorts of communities and educations give rise to attacks such as ‘Price Tag.’
By DANIEL GORDIS
There is a popular tradition among the Igbo, whose traditional homeland is in southeastern Nigeria, that they are descendants of the tribes of Israel.
By SHAI AFSAI
Terra Incognita: Nigeria launches offensive against Islamists, US voices support for security forces to protect civilians by all means.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
It is important that commitments to fighting extremist, especially Salafist, groups in Africa bear fruit and that they are extended.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
In his speech on Libya, the US president added the "spirit of 1776" terminology to his argument, but the real question is whether "freedom" is really what these particular revolutionaries are seeking.
By YECHIEL LEITER
Scores killed in Christmas Day bombings; Fears rising that Boko Haram Islamists trying to ignite civil war.