Report: ISIS 'Rambo' killed in battle south of Mosul
More than 800 ISIS militants killed -Mosul assault nears city gates.
... Pubdate: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 15:10:07 GMT
Flash floods feared as Israel sees first rainfall of the season
Light rainfall also arrives in Tel Aviv for the first time this fall season.
... Pubdate: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 12:07:47 GMT
WATCH: Trump promises Israel he'd stand up to Iran
Jerusalem crowd on Hillary: "Lock her up."
... Pubdate: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 19:11:49 GMT
Pope Francis: ‘God promised the land to the people of Israel’
Israeli Deputy Minister for Regional Cooperation Ayoub Kara felt the pontiff was sending a direct message to UNESCO.
... Pubdate: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 17:14:14 GMT
Watch Israel ‘trash’ UNESCO’s Jerusalem resolution
To the committee’s chairman, he said, “this is the garbage” as he pointed to the trash can. Then he held up a piece of paper and said, “this is the resolution.”
... Pubdate: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:22:50 GMT
Palestinians on UNESCO vote: We’re working to save Jerusalem holy sites
Although the text in question does not mention Judaism or Christianity, Erekat said that the resolution reaffirms “the importance of Jerusalem for the three monotheistic religions."
... Pubdate: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:23:35 GMT
Rare First Temple-era scroll exposes earliest Hebrew mention of Jerusalem
IAA announces finding of extra-biblical document, written in ancient Hebrew script dated back to the 7th Century BCE.
... Pubdate: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 11:28:09 GMT
13 indicted for incitement over ‘Hate Wedding Affair’
Defendants stabbed, burned, tore pictures of Duma victims.
... Pubdate: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 08:25:49 GMT
In dramatic vote, UNESCO Jerusalem resolution passes with slim support
It was presumed from the outset that the 21-member World Heritage Committee would approve the resolution, particularly given its unfriendly roster of states.
... Pubdate: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 06:51:39 GMT
Azaria trial: 'If IDF had run the scene properly, shooting would never have happened'
Azaria is on trial for manslaughter for shooting Sharif in the head after the Palestinian had already been neutralized by two soldiers whom he attacked.
... Pubdate: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 06:49:18 GMT
US lawmakers criticize upcoming UNESCO committee vote on Jerusalem
US lawmakers to UNESCO: "This proposed resolution is yet another attempt to rewrite history by denying Jewish and Christian ties to Jerusalem."
... Pubdate: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 05:25:26 GMT
UNESCO resolution is a 'disgrace to intelligent people,' says Temple Mount archeologist
It’s a deplorable decision, which ignores historical and archeological facts, as well as Christian ties to the site, says Gabriel Barkay.
... Pubdate: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 02:18:51 GMT
Analysis: Israel likely to lose big in Wednesday’s UNESCO vote
The result of the vote in this forum -- if there is a roll-call vote -- will likely make the previous UNESCO’s Executive Board look like a victory in comparison.
... Pubdate: Tue, 25 Oct 2016 20:06:44 GMT
Palestinian newspaper faces heated criticism day after publishing Liberman interview
Despite all the criticisms, Abu Khdeir, who carried out the interview, and other Al-Quds editors have defended the interview.
... Pubdate: Tue, 25 Oct 2016 15:01:51 GMT
15-year-old killed in cross-border fire from Egypt
IDF says it is looking into the incident that wounded a laborer working for the Defense Ministry.
... Pubdate: Tue, 25 Oct 2016 12:16:28 GMT
Analysis: Liberman turns to the Palestinian people
From the defense minister's seat on the fifteenth floor of the Kiriya Military Headquarters in Tel Aviv, Gaza looks different.
... Pubdate: Tue, 25 Oct 2016 09:50:53 GMT
Palestinians threaten against opposition to UNESCO Jerusalem vote
Ahead of Wednesday vote, PA and Jordan warn of "other options" if full support is not received on controversial Jerusalem resolution.
... Pubdate: Tue, 25 Oct 2016 07:36:58 GMT
A strong leader and for the Jews: NYC Bukharan community leans toward Trump
Come November, the Bukharan community – comprised of Sephardic Jewish families from the old Soviet Union – is expected to vote for Trump.
... Pubdate: Tue, 25 Oct 2016 01:54:54 GMT
Jpost on the frontline: Inside the US-led coalition helping destroy ISIS in Mosul
"It won’t be easy or pleasant. As they get closer we expect fighting to get tougher."
... Pubdate: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:35:20 GMT
‘Premature’ report that Israel will reopen Alexandria consulate sparks anger
Egyptian lawmaker: Cairo should pressure Israel, not reopen consulates.
... Pubdate: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 22:02:00 GMT
Hamas operative killed in tunnel collapse for the second time this week
Since the 2014 Operation Protective Edge offensive, some new tunnels have been discovered and there has been many reports of tunnels collapsing during construction.
... Pubdate: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:24:20 GMT
JPost on the frontline: Iraqi army retakes Christian towns as Mosul battle rages
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.
... Pubdate: Sun, 23 Oct 2016 12:02:36 GMT
The UN, Israel's Gal Gadot and Wonder Woman: What do they have in common?
UN spurs outcry as it taps comic book superhero - whom the Israeli actress will play in a movie to be released next year - as honorary ambassador.
... Pubdate: Sun, 23 Oct 2016 08:11:49 GMT
Netanyahu on birthday outing says UNESCO cannot erase Jewish history from Israel
... Pubdate: Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:06:58 GMT
JPost joins Kurds in face of mortars, snipers on the road to Mosul
As massive offensive reaches its fifth day, Kurds liberate more land from ISIS but face stiff resistance.
... Pubdate: Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:19:43 GMT
Flotilla court hearing held as raid victims fear Turkish court may halt case
Dozens of pro-Palestinian activists gathered outside the courthouse ahead of the court session waving Palestinian flags and placards.
... Pubdate: Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:44:20 GMT
This week in 60 seconds: The battle for Mosul
Got a minute? Here's the week in review.
... Pubdate: Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:44:06 GMT
'Islamic Jihad plotted to blow up Israeli wedding hall, kidnap IDF soldier'
Four men indicted for planning attacks under the instruction of a senior Islamic Jihad official in Gaza.
... Pubdate: Thu, 20 Oct 2016 09:47:07 GMT
Clinton vs Trump: Who won the final US presidential debate?
CNN/ORC snap poll said 52% thought Clinton won the debate while 39 percent said Trump was the victor.
... Pubdate: Thu, 20 Oct 2016 07:15:59 GMT
Trump claims Iran will 'absolutely' get the bomb on an otherwise Israel-free night
The Jewish state failed to warrant a mention at all, meaning a quiet night overall once again for Israel-policy watchers.
... Pubdate: Thu, 20 Oct 2016 03:55:51 GMT