Shin Bet

Rise and Kill First: The Secret History of Israel’s Targeted Assassinations – review

Bergman cites internal accounts and scores of interviews with spymasters, agent-handlers and killers<p>In January 2010 Israeli agents converged on a luxury hotel in Dubai: their target was Mahmoud al-Mabhouh, an arms supplier for Hamas, the Palestinian Islamist movement which controls the Gaza Strip. …

Middle East

Israel, Hamas make U-turn on the precipice with Gaza cease-fire

A death of an IDF soldier on the Gaza border, for the first time in four years; the bombing of Hamas outposts and battalion headquarters; and …

Israel

XTend Aims To Gamify Real-Life Activities With Drones And Augmented Reality

Two of the founders of the 3D company Replay Technologies Inc, which was acquired by Intel in 2016, are setting up a new augmented reality (AR) …

Augmented Reality

Exclusive: German intelligence contradicts Merkel on Iran's nuclear drive

The domestic intelligence agencies in Germany are the functional equivalent of Israel's Shin Bet.<p>><br>• ><p>Angela Merkel gestures during a cabinet meeting in …

Angela Merkel

IDF names Aviv Levi, 21, as soldier killed by Hamas sniper at Gaza border

The Givati soldier, who had been wearing a protective vest, was said to have been hit in the chest by the sniper.<p>><br>• ><p>Staff Sergeant Aviv Levi . (photo …

Israel

Averting War in Gaza

A series of momentous events in Israel-Palestine, both national and religious in character, risk spiralling into a dangerous escalation. Since 30 …

Israel

Why Israel just passed a law that Arab leaders say creates “an apartheid state”

The Israeli parliament Thursday passed a controversial law declaring that Israel is an exclusively Jewish state — legislation Arab leaders have denounced as “racist” and akin to creating “an apartheid state.”<p>The “nation-state” bill, which was passed by a 62-55 vote in the Knesset, says that “Israel …

Israel

Two Palestinians get life for murdering Israeli employer

JERUSALEM (AFP) -<p>Israeli judges on Thursday sentenced two Palestinians to life in jail for murdering their Jewish employer, the court said, in an October attack authorities labelled as terror.<p>Yousef Kamil and Mohammed Abu Elrob, both of Qabatiya in the occupied West Bank, were in May found guilty …

Israel

Nearing the red line

Israel also faces a test of leadership. I don’t envy the prime minister. Who is taking the lead? The leader or the public?<p>Damage to an Ashkelon home …

Israel

Israeli Arab who crossed into Syria on paraglider indicted

Nidal Salah from Jaljulia, who unlawfully left Israel to join ISIS in October 2015, faces series of charges including contact with a foreign agent, …

Israel

'Jewish nation state': How Israel enshrines apartheid into law

The law is only the latest attempt to legislate discrimination against Palestinians

Israel

Army told to prepare for large-scale military operation in Gaza — report

Israel’s political leadership has reportedly instructed the army to prepare for a military offensive in the Gaza Strip, to be initiated if the …

Israel

Israel Sentences Palestinian to 9 Years for Moving Turkish Funds to Hamas

Israel’s Beersheba court sentenced the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency’s (TIKA) representative in the blockaded Gaza Strip prisoner …

Middle East

What does Trump's denial of Russian hacking mean for Israeli elections?

Could any of this impact Israel’s vulnerability to hacking in its own future elections?<p>><br>• ><p>Russian President Vladimir Putin (L), Prime Minister …

World News

How Policing in the U.S. and Security in Israel Are Connected

<i>Do Better is an op-ed column by writer Lincoln Anthony Blades that debunks fallacies regarding the politics of race, culture, and society — because if we all knew better, we'd do better.</i><p>On June 19, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley …

Israel

18 Palestinians arrested in predawn West Bank raids; border cops thwart breach

Israeli security forces arrested 19 Palestinian suspects in raids across the West Bank on Sunday night and early Monday morning, officials said.<p>In …

Israel

Aiming to be Jerusalem’s first female mayor, MK sees thaw in religious tensions

Musing about her newly launched campaign to become Jerusalem’s first female mayor, Kulanu lawmaker Rachel Azaria wistfully spoke about “returning to …

Israel

Report: Turkish citizen deported by Israel, returns to Turkey

Anadolu also stated that the arrest was "groundless" and that the information came from a "Presidential aide".<p>><br>• ><p>Turkish citizen, Ebru Ozkan, who was …

World News

Supreme Court confirms release of Duma minor to house arrest

The court rejects the prosecution's request that the minor is still dangerous.<p>><br>• ><p>Photo of the Year: Menahem Kahana of the French AFP agency shows …

World News

Israel to ease Israeli settlers' gun ownership restrictions

NABLUS (Ma'an) -- The Palestinian Liberation Organization's (PLO) National Office for the Defense of Land and Resistance of Settlement said on …

Israel

Rise and Kill First: The Secret History of Israel’s Targeted Assassinations review: The killing machine

Since World War II, Israel and its pre-state paramilitary organisations have assassinated more people than any other country in the Western world, …

Israel

Palestinian police offer help in search for kidnapped Arab Israeli

Palestinian police say that they have begun minor searches for a 7-year-old boy from Qalansawe who was kidnapped on Tuesday evening from his home in …

Israel

Kidnapped Arab boy reunited with family

Earlier in the day, Police Commissioner Roni Alsheich had revealed for the first time the whereabouts of the boy who was snatched from outside his …

Israel

Turkey, Israel battle over Temple Mount

Israel is looking into the increased flow of donations from Turkey into Muslim groups active on the Temple Mount.

Israel

How Israel armed the drugs cartels – part 1

When I lived in the West Bank a decade ago, I heard from Palestinians in both Hebron and Jerusalem more than once that the Israeli occupation forces …

Israel

The Gaza siege isn’t about security. It’s collective punishment, pure and simple

<i>Israel shut down Gaza’s ability to conduct trade because of flaming balloons and kites that Palestinians have been floating over the border. There is</i> …

Israel

Bolster cybersecurity industry by expanding access for religious community

At its core, Israeli ingenuity is about best utilizing and amplifying the ideas and skills of the people of Israel.<p>HACKERS AND cybersecurity. (photo …

Israel

Israeli Spy Informed Iran of Barak, Olmert, Gantz Security Detail

Despite the confidentiality of the trial of former Israeli minister Gonen Segev, who is accused of spying for Iran, leaks to the right-wing Israeli …

Middle East

10 Palestinians arrested overnight by security forces

Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)<p>X<p>Dear Reader,<br>As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, …

Middle East

Bennett threatens to block Jewish state bill

Sara Netanyahu’s trial put off until October<p>The trial of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife, Sara Netanyahu, which was set to begin on July 19, …

Israel