02.28.2017 | 2 Adar, 5777
Facebook closes official Fatah account
'Gaza war in 2014 caused by Egyptian regime change, Palestinian arrests'
Peace proposals offered by activists on Right and Left
Knesset caucus formed to free Israeli held captive in Gaza
Two killed in overnight shooting incident in Netanya
State comptroller report on 2014 Gaza war due today
Security cabinet ministers: Gaza war was avoidable
‘Submarine Affair’ becomes criminal probe
Knesset committee approves landmark biometric database law after 8-year experiment
The sounds of Jewish music
A snapshot of Asia's best
'Moonlight' wins best picture, after 'La La Land' mistakenly announced
Imri Ziv’s "I Feel Alive" named Israeli entry for Eurovision 2017
Jerusalem needs to be at its best for Gran Canaria test
Yellow-and-blue ekes out dramatic win over Maccabi Haifa
Beersheba regains lead over Mac Tel Aviv
Shivek sacked by Rishon Lezion despite championship heroics
Taub Center says Israel is ‘unprepared’ to deal with elderly
Gili May to head issue management unit of Israeli ad firm
U. of Haifa to provide free depression treatment using new techniques
Waze and SPNI team up to prevent wildlife from becoming roadkill
Child gets brain cyst from his dog
Israeli hospital treats first Palestinian for unique brain condition
Environmental Protection Ministry orders closure of ammonia facility
Israeli firm to build second sewage treatment plant in Ethiopia
Building frustration in the wild, wild east
Rihanna the rhino gives birth to first calf at Israeli zoo
Our World: Perez, Ellison and the meaning of antisemitism
The future of Palestinian diplomacy in the Trump era
February 28, 2017: Glick on Menendez
Australian arrested on charges of helping ISIS develop missile tech
Rouhani likely to win reelection
Google to enable Internet users to virtually explore Palestinian cities
A star from Bethlehem is born with Arab Idol win
Iran holds naval war games amid rising tensions with US
Iran plans to buy Kazakh uranium, seeks Russia help to make nuclear fuel
Iran warns Arab states: Don't be enticed by Israeli attempts to win Arab allies
UK watchdog: Islamic State planning terror attacks in Britain
ISIS releases 'proof' it fired rockets on Israel
What do the warning shots from Sinai mean?
Why does a weakened ISIS see Trump presidency as a lifeline?
ADL receives second bomb threat at San Francisco office
US Jewish groups call on gov. entities to 'speak out' against antisemitism
MP Gerald Kaufman, critic of Israel, dies at 86
Jewish Pennsylvania lawmaker hopes cemetery vandalism will unite community
Germany seeks Israeli technology
From Start-Up Nation to Scale-Up Nation
Astronomers find seven Earth-size planets where life may be possible
Oscar host Jimmy Kimmel pokes fun at new world under Trump
Analysis: No comfort in Perez
Trump is not an antisemite, says Hoenlein
Donald Trump and American Jews: The first good week?
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
La La set to win Oscars
Pyramid of expectations in Cairo
A unique haven for groups and families in the Western Galilee
Israeli tourist arrested for climbing Brooklyn Bridge for a selfie
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
'Dancing with the Stars' celeb gives baby Hebrew name
Trump appears to invent Sweden terror incident
Disney drops top YouTube star over antisemitic videos
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A taste of its own medicine?
Art that isn’t what
Books: The mystery of things
that remain unresolved
Moshe Gershuni: Up in the sublime, down in the gutter
From Tehrangeles with love
‘We need to stop the silence’
All eyes on the ball?
Love thy French brother
Where Jerusalem creates
The art of leaving Jerusalem
Rapping in English
City Notes: Bloomberg fund grants $1 million to Beersheba
Exhibition: Hello Dolly
Always in the mood for a melody
מֵחוֹדֶש יָנוּאָר צָרִיך לְשַלֵם עַל שַׂקִיוֹת נַייְלוֹן
שִידוּרִים חַיִים מֵהַכְּנֶסֶת
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Egypt's Christians fleeing ISIS violence left in limbo
Pope suggests "better to be atheist than hypocritical Catholic"
John Quincy Adams: Supporting the Jewish homeland with the Bible in hand
Dedicating a Grove to Avi Sasportas, a Victim of Hamas Terror
“My Angel in the Sky”
CFI Parliamentary Chairman Plants a Tree in Israel and Visits Gaza Border
O.L.E.I Helps Restore Burnt Neveh Shalom Forest on Tu Bishvat
25 year after Khojaly genocide: 'the unforgettable facts between denial and historical justice'
Squaring the two-state circle
J Street's 2017 National Conference
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 Stern Stern 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.