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Fatah leader calls for 'popular resistance' for group's 53rd birthday

Wed, 12/27/2017 - 12:03

Fatah Central Committee member Abbas Zaki said that “Trump’s decision regarding Jerusalem killed any possibility of celebrating this year.”

Gazan zookeeper takes to social media to sell lion cubs

Wed, 12/27/2017 - 09:25

Muhammad Ahmad Jumaa wrote in a Facebook post that he was selling the cubs for $5,000 each, and that the profits would go towards taking care of the pride of lions in the zoo.

Turkey's Erdogan calls Syria's Assad a terrorist, says impossible to continue with him

Wed, 12/27/2017 - 09:00

"Assad is definitely a terrorist who has carried out state terrorism," Erdogan told a televised news conference.

Russia accuses US of training former Islamic State fighters in Syria

Wed, 12/27/2017 - 04:46

Russia says the US base is illegal and that it and the area around it have become "a black hole" where militants operate unhindered.

Syria, Iranian proxies threaten military action against rebels on Israeli border

Tue, 12/26/2017 - 17:50

The Syrian army, backed by local militias a financed and equipped by Iran, have been escalating a fierce assault against Sunni rebels in an enclave in the foothills of Mount Hermon.

Russia, Iran seek to circumvent US sanctions with integrated banking systems

Tue, 12/26/2017 - 15:05

An integrated bank card system will allow Russians and Iranians to use their credit, ATM and debit cards in both countries.

Suspected US drone kills militants on Pakistan-Afghan border

Tue, 12/26/2017 - 08:43

More aggressive drone strikes that hit inside Pakistani territory are one of the steps that US officials have said could be taken if Islamabad does not end safe havens for militants.

Tunisia works with UAE on terrorist threat from female jihadist returnees

Tue, 12/26/2017 - 08:20

The military defeat of the Islamic State group in most of Syria and Iraq this year has prompted many foreign militants and their families to go home.

Will Israel's northern border become Hezbollah-land if Assad wins?

Mon, 12/25/2017 - 17:05

The Syrian regime has regained 70% of the country with the help of Russian air power and Iranian-backed foot soldiers.

Georgia supports Israel despite growing trade ties with Iran

Mon, 12/25/2017 - 15:39

'The Jerusalem Post' saw firsthand the efforts of president of the Israel-Georgia Chamber of Commerce, Itsik Moshe, to promote bilateral relations.

Turkish court keeps opposition newspaper staff in jail during trial

Mon, 12/25/2017 - 11:58

Prosecutors say the newspaper was effectively taken over by supporters of Fethullah Gulen, a US-based cleric blamed by the government for last year's failed coup.

Iran confirms death sentence for academic convicted of spying for Israel

Mon, 12/25/2017 - 08:32

His wife said he had been forced by his interrogators to read a confession.

Celebrating Christmas in the war-torn Middle East

Mon, 12/25/2017 - 06:50

The holiday offers little escape throughout the region and has been politicized in the Palestinian territories.

ISIS affiliate claims responsibility for Afghan intelligence HQ attack

Mon, 12/25/2017 - 03:31

At least five civilians killed in suicide bombing attack in Kabul.

Syrian, Iranian backed forces advance in border area near northern Israel

Sun, 12/24/2017 - 20:58

Israel has been lobbying both big powers to deny Iran, Lebanon’s Hezbollah and other Shi‘ite militias any permanent bases in Syria, and to keep them away from the Golan.

For Iraq's Christians, a bittersweet first Christmas home after ISIS

Sun, 12/24/2017 - 17:51

On Sunday, they celebrated their first Christmas together again at the town's main church, which was overflowing.

Judge rules ACLU to visit ISIS fighter detained in Iraq

Sun, 12/24/2017 - 13:58

The man surrendered in mid-September to US-backed Syrian Kurdish fighters pursuing an offensive against Islamic State’s former stronghold of Raqqa.

Egypt detains 15 after dozens attack Coptic church south of Cairo

Sun, 12/24/2017 - 11:19

Dozens of Muslims from the village of Kafr al-Waslin attacked the church after Friday prayers, smashing the windows and breaking everything inside.

Israeli experts weigh in on Obama-Hezbollah revelation

Sun, 12/24/2017 - 10:47

Former Obama officials denied torpedoing the DEA initiative for political purposes.

Muslim boxer threatened after posting photo with Christmas tree

Sun, 12/24/2017 - 09:11

One respondent wrote that he wants to kill the Muslim athlete and his family for betraying his faith.