01.21.2017 | 23 Tevet, 5777
Israeli security forces predict uptick in tensions as Trump inauguration looms near
Training for the next missile attack or earthquake to hit Israel
Erdan calls to probe Arab MKs after policeman’s death
Beduin allege police frame-up in teacher’s death
UN envoy: 'A true friend of Israel will enter the White House today'
MK Tzipi Livni threatened with arrest if she lands in Brussels
Netanyahu congratulates ‘my friend President Trump’
Israeli minister: We all pray for ‘serious, courageous’ President Trump
Jazz: Back to bassics
Top 10 things to do
Art: From the mysterious to the macabre
Beersheba firmly in control heading into Petah Tikva duel
Another humbling setback for Mac Tel Aviv
Yellow-and-blue braces for visit from Red Star Belgrade
J’lem brought to grinding halt in St. Petersburg
Leonardo DiCaprio showcases Israeli solar thermal plant on Instagram
Tech Talk: Israeli technology strong in TV industry
New device enables disabled people to summon their electric wheelchair
Weizmann Institute scientists ‘overhear’ viruses ‘conspiring’ to coordinate infections
Do Israeli coffee machines contain lead?
Ministry D-G: Country’s health system is starving
The West Bank has become Israel's garbage can
Greek energy developer: We are here to open the Israeli gas market
Drilling firm to pursue water, gas, oil projects
Hydroponic farm for refugees, foreign workers launches on Tel Aviv rooftop
Comment: The Gaza expert
Column One: Netanyahu's shameless opponents
Remembering Ari Rath
Middle America speaks, but the Coasters don’t hear
Trump to develop missile defense system against Iran, North Korea
The globalist: Barack Obama’s legacy in the Middle East
Blazing Tehran building collapses; 75 hurt, deaths feared
Outgoing US envoy says UN needs to 'push' Iran on arms embargo
Watch Live: Zarif discusses Iran's future foreign policy
House bill would target Iran's airline and test its nuclear deal
Rouhani: Trump's talk 'propaganda,' he can't cancel Iran nuclear deal
Report: Istanbul nightclub attacker says he was directed by ISIS
Families of Americans killed in ISIS attacks suing Twitter
8 Egyptian police killed in north Sinai attack
ISIS claims responsibility for Istanbul club attack
Jewish world weighs in on Ivanka and Jared's piety on inauguration day
Rabbi Hier remembers Zion and Jerusalem in benediction for President Trump
Soros: Trump is a ‘would-be dictator’ destined to fail
Yolocaust: What happens when you do yoga on top of a Holocaust memorial?
Israel secures top-10 ranking in 2017 Bloomberg Innovation Index
Israeli device to prevent GPS disruptions hits the market
Ramat Gan start-up wows elderly with robot helper
President Trump vows to 'unite the civilized world' against terrorism
Washington protests turn violent as Trump assumes presidency
Donald Trump is president
Trump hears sermon on biblical protection of Jerusalem before swearing-in
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
This week in 60 seconds: Attack or accident?
Metro Grapevine: Top tips
Parashat Shmot: Yes you can!
Ask the Rabbi: May Jews serve in foreign armies?
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
Destination:Unknown, TEDx most recent event will be held in Tel Aviv
Palestinian flag-waving fan arrested after accosting models Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner
Jewish comedian Chelsea Handler blames Kardashians for Trump election
Has actress Lindsay Lohan converted to Islam?
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
It’s time for wide
recognition of Palestine
Gotta have faith
Hemmed in from all sides
The challenges ahead
Art: Seeing between the lines
A voice from the past
Palmah vs Gandhi
to the limit
– and beyond
Employment population ratios
a survivor’s soul
Grapevine: Like clockwork
City Notes: TEDx takes Tel Aviv
Road to recovery – with the Stroke Club
A night for women – and men
Swings and roundabout jazz
לַעֲבוֹר אֶת הַקִיר
מַעַרְכוֹת בְּטִיחוּת אַקְטִיבִיוֹת
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Christians flock to Jordan River baptism site despite landmines
A poor, Catholic farmer's religious duty
The Roman Catholic Dutchwoman who hid Anne Frank and family
Accessible Garden and Pathways Inaugurated at ILAN Haifa
Russian-Speaking Journalist Deputation Visits Israel
Sierra Leone President Plants a Tree in the Grove of Nations
Celebrating 115 Years
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
Conclusion contradicts civilian claim that soldiers were reluctant to shoot due to Azaria verdict.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
A Jerusalem Magistrate's Court judge decided to release three of the terrorist's alleged accomplices but extended the remand of two others. 9 friends and family members of Fadi al-Qunbar were arrested following Jan. 8 attack.
US court ruling made on grounds that Tehran and Damascus provide financial backing to the Palestinian terrorist group, to which the attacker belonged.
By JULIE STEIGERWALD
Jerusalem court extends by a week the remand of 5 members of the attacker's family.
By ALON HOCHMON/MAARIV
"The message of our Islamic party Hamas is a message of encouragement and support for every jihadi who carries out an attack that puts an end to the acts of the Zionist enemy."
"We should revise our approach to education in East Jerusalem; make it under our control in the neighborhoods under our sovereignty, including UNRWA schools."
By UDI SHAHAM
"We know the identity of the attacker, and all signs suggest that he was an Islamic State supporter."
By HERB KEINON
Police confirm that the perpetrator has been neutralized; police chief identifies driver as east Jerusalem resident.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,HERB KEINON,ANNA AHRONHEIM,JPOST.COM STAFF
A search for the terrorist, who fled the scene, was underway in the early morning hours.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,ANNA AHRONHEIM
As part of the investigation, authorities seized weapons and large quantities of ammunition, including two AK-47s, three pistols and a shotgun among others.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
Three minors are suspected of carrying out four shooting attacks against the Ofra settlement.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM,JPOST.COM STAFF
Federal prosecutors said she failed to reveal her criminal history when she immigrated from Jordan in 1995 and again when she was naturalized as a US citizen in 2004.
It is unclear to what extent an armed force is obliged to check whether civilians are hiding in a tunnel before attacking it as a military target.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
No injuries or damage were reported, the terrorists fled the scene.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Defendant also gets 20 additional years and NIS 700,000 fine for fatal Tel Aviv stabbing.
Security officer shoots and kills would-be attacker.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,JPOST.COM STAFF
No injuries to soldiers, search underway for suspects behind bomb.
The defendant, who was 13 at the time of the attack, was sentenced in the Jerusalem District Court for carrying out a stabbing attack last October.
According to police, after causing the crash, the four suspects fled the scene and met again to coordinate their alibis if arrested.
Gunman killed at scene near Ramallah.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Through a plea bargain, two minors one legal adult will serve prison sentences.
Interrogations revealed that in recent months the suspect had planned a shooting attack targeting security forces and civilians in east Jerusalem.
Warning: Graphic video footage below.
Police believe that the minor's comments following the terror attack constitute incitement and she poses a threat to the public.
By ALLON HACHMON
Sixteen people were arrested in the West Bank overnight by security forces.
“The people of Jerusalem are strong and well-versed in dealing with attacks like this. They know how to return to normal.”
The terrorist was reported to be a 14-year-old Palestinian male who approached soldiers and brandished a knife.
Security forces shoot Palestinian girl, 13, in leg after she failed to heed to calls to stop approaching checkpoint.
Abbas's comments come after a violent weekend that saw six attacks within a 48-hour period in Jerusalem and the West Bank.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA,JPOST.COM STAFF
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Dura resident Abd Al-Majid Amaira, 38, allegedly acted as the driver in the deadly drive-by terrorist shooting in July.
Security forces shot and subdued the suspected assailant at the scene.
Muhammad Jamal al-Kalouti was killed by Border Police in March shootout • 6 terrorists’ bodies remain in state hands.
Police searching for Arab assailant in A-Tur neighborhood.
No injuries have been reported but two individuals were treated for shock.
Police and Shin Bet release details of investigation of July 17 incident.
"We are dealing with a homicidal madness which misuses God's name in order to disseminate death, in a play for domination and power."
Countries around the world have been heightening security measures ahead of New Years celebrations.
From Germany to France to the Netherlands, Jewish communities insist to continue Hanukkah celebrations despite security risks: "It's our way of driving out the darkness that is terrorism."
“This was a cowardly attack on people preparing for their religious holidays in a joyful environment,” says top European rabbi after deadly Berlin attack.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
New York City Councilman Brad Lander called the lecture “highly distressing.”
OneFamily co-founder and CEO Chantal Belzberg talks to ‘The Jerusalem Post’ about her mission.
By STEVE LINDE
Les attentats islamistes n’ont pas connu de « trêve des confiseurs »
By MICHELE MAZEL
La dernière attaque terroriste dans une église du Caire précarise un peu plus les chrétiens du Moyen-Orient
Ils sont arabes, secouristes et bénévoles. Leur credo : sauver des vies
By MARK TAINAR
Pourra-t-on arrêter la machine de haine ?
By MICHELLE MAZEL
En près de 20 ans d'existence, le Centre Natal a répondu aux sollicitations de 210 000 personnes
By PAUL ALSTER
"It is difficult to realize that this quiet place was the site of such barbaric acts."
By RINA BASSIST
Footage emerges showing the alleged suspect responsible for the New Year's attack that killed 39 people.
An domestic Libyan flight was hijacked and diverted to Malta on Friday.
"We have the wrong man," said a senior police chief.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
The assailant was an 18-year-old immigrant from Somalia and a lawful permanent resident of the United States.
French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve says attack thwarted after authorities arrested several men over the weekend.
The plane slammed into a utility pole and burst into flames on Tuesday, killing a flight student aboard and leaving an instructor with serious burns.
Brazilian judge accepts charges against group also accused of plotting militant attacks against homosexuals and Shi'ite Muslims.
Resident: “It’s scary. But that’s New York! It’s life now. It’s unfortunate but this is the world we live in."
By DANIELLE ZIRI
New York police name suspect in weekend Manhattan bombing.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
The man made references to Allah and asked at least one person if they were Muslim before he assaulted them at the Crossroads Center mall in St. Cloud.
A decade and a half on from the deadliest terrorist attack in history, its aftereffects are still being felt.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Police spokeswoman says several people were involved in an argument, police received emergency calls with reports of the incident.
Most US states have shield laws protecting journalists from revealing confidential sources, but Massachusetts does not.
The attacker was shot and subsequently died of his wounds.
No injuries to IDF soldiers, who shot suspect near West Bank city of Tulkarm
Netanyahu: We are in the midst of "dramatic diplomatic changes"
By ANNA AHRONHEIM,HERB KEINON
The order came on Monday evening after bereaved parents complained about the absence of officials at the funerals earlier in the day.
Crowds gather to commemorate Yael Yekutiel; Shir Hajaj; Shira Tzur and Erez Orbach.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,ANNA AHRONHEIM
Forces arrest three suspects Thursday night; seize weapon parts and confiscate thousands of shekels that appear to have come from terror organizations.
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV,JPOST.COM STAFF
The two were caught earlier in December planning to execute a terror attack against the Israeli embassy in Nairobi.
The bill would empower courts to order social media providers to remove content that is in criminal and constitutes a danger to personal, public or state security.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Any modern country like Israel hit by an EMP could see its critical infrastructure instantly collapse in terms of communications, water, transportation, banking, finance and food.
“We learned the hard way after the Carmel fire disaster."
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,HERB KEINON,ANNA AHRONHEIM
Speaking in Haifa on Thursday night, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, “We are facing the terror of arsonists."
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
"I don't know what will happen next week with my house, but for now at least I had somewhere to turn to.”
By MICHAEL ZEFF
Over 13 arrested; Nataf residents evacuated; Haifa residents to return home; failed arson attempts near Jerusalem, Ariel.
By ZACK PYZER,JPOST.COM STAFF
In January, Morad Bader Abdallah Adis stabbed Dafna Meir, 38, to death in front of her teenage daughter inside their home in the West Bank settlement of Otniel.
By ARIEL WHITMAN
After being handcuffed, he told the cop "remember my face, we will meet again."
By ADAM RASGON
“I have not had any problems, but my cousins and friends are not treated as well,” Arab resident said. “Young people in my neighborhood are throwing rocks and fighting with the police."
According to the indictment, the incident took place at approximately 1 a.m., as police conducted a patrol in the area.
There have been many European delegations that have visited the facility on matters of prisoners' rights, but this was the first time that an official had come to learn from its work methods.
As France is faced with new terror threats, a top counter-terror expert and opposition MP from the country is lobbying for Israeli-style administrative detention.
“After reviewing intelligence, undercover police units searched the area and arrested the suspect who carried out the attack and lives in A-Tur.”
‘We want to bring them back to the people that they were before the attack.’
The gunman had initially been told to attack the area around the central Taksim square and said his instructions came from a Syrian stronghold of ISIS, local media reports.
One assailant shot a police officer and a civilian as he entered the Reina nightclub before opening fire at random inside.
By HERB KEINON,REUTERS
The recent terror attacks left Jordanians reeling and shocked, having trusted that such acts of terror would not reach their country.
By LINDA GRADSTEIN/THE MEDIA LINE
One of two men aboard the motorcycle was wounded and detained and the second was apprehended.
US State Department updates travel warning for American citizens in Turkey.
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.
Terrorism is first and foremost an idea, which, like a virus, spreads, thrives under certain conditions, and changes form.
Police say that the French national yelled 'Allahu Akbar' when arrested following the deadly stabbing.
President Tayyip Erdogan said it was likely that Islamic State militants carried out the late-night attack.
This most recent attack further proves that it is almost impossible to stop a determined murderer, however Erdogan's policies have brought this upon his country.
By YOSSI MELMAN
A number of democracies have been forced to grapple with the moral dilemmas of waging a war with terrorism.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Israelis rely on their government to retaliate against terrorism with force. Americans, however, are generally mere spectators to Middle East violence.
By THANE ROSENBAUM
The West currently treats Muslim “grievances” as rational. Thus the extremists seem to come from nowhere. They do not.
By MELANIE PHILLIPS
In a statement, Trump condemned the assassination of Russia's Ambassador to Turkey saying the killing was carried out by a "radical Islamic terrorists."