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Focus on Ramallah, Geographically, Demographically, Politically
19 Aug 2017 10:04

Focus on Ramallah, Geographically, Demographically, Politically

Islam Times - Palestine's Ramallah is the center of a region that in early 20th century took its current name. Before Palestine’s going under Britain’s mandate, Ramallah consisted of 5 villages and 3 tribes but then it became the center of a region that included 2 cities and 58 villages.

 
The Israel Lobby vs the First Amendment
19 Aug 2017 10:01

The Israel Lobby vs the First Amendment

Islam Times - The adage goes, "Be careful what you wish for, because you might just get it." Indeed, this is the very predicament in which the influential American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) could soon find itself.

 
An Israeli airport guard patrols with a dog in Ben Gurion airport near Tel Aviv, March 22, 2016. (Photo by AP)
19 Aug 2017 04:40

More Israelis moving overseas than returning

Islam Times - A new report shows that more Israelis are moving abroad for an extended period of time compared with the number of the Israelis who return to the occupied territories.

 
Al-Araqib village: Palestinian Bedouins refuse to surrender 116 times
19 Aug 2017 04:13

Al-Araqib village: Palestinian Bedouins refuse to surrender 116 times

Islam Times - On Aug. 1, the Palestinian Bedouin village of al-Araqib was destroyed for the 116th time. As soon as Israeli bulldozers finished their ugly deed and soldiers began evacuating the premises, the village resident immediately began rebuilding their homes.

 
Racial Supremacy and the Zionist Exception
17 Aug 2017 08:08

Racial Supremacy and the Zionist Exception

Islam Times - Politicians from Senators Marco Rubio and Orrin Hatch to Chuck Schumer and Ron Wyden have been outspoken in their condemnation of Saturday’s Unite the Right March in Charlottesville and the vicious acts of terror it spawned.

 
The photo shows the headquarters of Al Jazeera Media Network in Qatar’s capital city of Doha on June 8, 2017. (By Reuters)
17 Aug 2017 06:13

Israel set to cancel credentials of Al Jazeera journalist in al-Quds

Islam Times - Tel Aviv is set to revoke the press credentials of an Al Jazeera journalist over his positions in favor of Palestinian resistance amid the regime’s efforts to close the office of Qatar’s pan-Arab broadcaster in the occupied territories.

 
Yahya Sinwar, the new leader of the Palestinian resistance movement, Hamas, in the Gaza Strip (Photo by AFP)
17 Aug 2017 04:37

Hamas pledges to ‘crush’ Israel if Gaza attacked

Islam Times - The Palestinian Islamic resistance movement, Hamas, has pledged to “crush Israel in case it wages another war on the besieged Gaza Strip.

 
Israeli Ambassador to Egypt David Govrin
17 Aug 2017 04:35

Israeli ambassador to return to Cairo

Islam Times - The Israeli regime will return its ambassador to Cairo and its embassy will reopen soon, following a meeting between Israeli officials and the Egyptian leadership, a report says.

 
A poster bearing the picture of 19-year-old Palestinian Omar al-Abed hangs outside his family home after it was demolished by Israeli authorities near the city of Ramallah in Tel Aviv-occupied West Bank, on August 16, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
16 Aug 2017 12:46

Israel razes house of Palestinian ‘attacker’ in West Bank village

Islam Times - Tel Aviv’s forces have flattened a house near the city of Ramallah in the West Bank, which belonged to a Palestinian youth accused by the regime of being behind a deadly stabbing attack against Israeli settlers.

 
A recent report has revealed that a network of Israeli rabbis is involved in trafficking babies from occupied lands on the United States. (Illustrative photo)
16 Aug 2017 05:01

Israeli rabbis smuggling, selling Jewish babies in US

Islam Times - A recent report has revealed that a network of Israeli rabbis has been actively involved in the underground baby trafficking trade and smuggling pregnant women from the occupied territories to the United States to sell their newborn babies there.

 
Israeli Regime Supports Partitioning Iraq
16 Aug 2017 04:32

Israeli Regime Supports Partitioning Iraq

Islam Times - Israeli regime supports Iraq's partitioning and establishing an independent Kurdish state in the war-torn country.

 
Israeli Regime Detains Prominent Palestinian Cleric in Overnight Raid
16 Aug 2017 04:26

Israeli Regime Detains Prominent Palestinian Cleric in Overnight Raid

Islam Times - Israeli regime forces have arrested on Tuesday the leader of northern branch of Islamic Movement in 48 Palestine following an overnight raid on his home in the occupied city of Umm al-Fahm.

 
Education and Ideology
15 Aug 2017 07:57

Education and Ideology

Islam Times - Education is one of those words that has a positive connotation for almost everyone – usually generating a warm and fuzzy feeling that suggests a richer and brighter future. But that is just an idealization of the concept.

 
Israeli forces watch as the Tel Aviv regime
15 Aug 2017 07:16

Israeli forces demolish UN-funded Bedouin homes in West Bank village

Islam Times - Israeli troops have destroyed several Palestinian homes funded by the United Nations in a Bedouin village located in the southern West Bank.

 
First Half of 2017 Saw Nearly 90% Increase in Israeli Settler Violence against Palestinians
15 Aug 2017 06:56

First Half of 2017 Saw Nearly 90% Increase in Israeli Settler Violence against Palestinians

Islam Times - Israeli settlers' violence against Palestinian civilians has almost doubled in the first half of the 2017, a new United Nations (UN) report says.

 
A Palestinian man suffering from cancer lies at a hospital in Gaza City in the besieged Gaza Strip on April 6, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
14 Aug 2017 11:34

Israel delays exit permits for 50% of Gaza patients: WHO

Islam Times - The World Health Organization says Israel has delayed giving permission to about half of Gazans who seek to leave the besieged strip for treatment in Israeli hospitals in May.

 
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting at his office in Jerusalem al-Quds on August 13, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
14 Aug 2017 08:06

Netanyahu backs partitioning Iraq for Kurdish state

Islam Times - Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has expressed interest in partitioning Iraq and establishing an independent Kurdish state in the Arab country during a meeting with a delegation of 33 US Republican congressmen.

 
Israel issues restraining order against striking workers of Dimona reactor
14 Aug 2017 06:20

Israel issues restraining order against striking workers of Dimona reactor

Islam Times - Israel has approved measures launching emergency regulations against striking employees at the Negev Nuclear facility in Dimona.

 
Lebanese Hezbollah leader says Israel not able to wage new war on Lebanon
14 Aug 2017 04:55

Lebanese Hezbollah leader says Israel not able to wage new war on Lebanon

Islam Times - The Secretary General of the Lebanese Hezbollah movement says Israel is not able to launch a new war on Lebanon, because it knows that Hezbollah is much more powerful than 2006 and any such war would cost Tel Aviv dearly.

 
The ‘apolitical’ approach to Palestine’s water crisis (Part III)
14 Aug 2017 04:51

The ‘apolitical’ approach to Palestine’s water crisis (Part III)

Islam Times - With the Israeli occupation imposing military laws on the access and control of essential resources such as water, as well as tightening imports of basic fuel and energy sources, the Palestinian Authority has not developed substantial infrastructural development in the water sector for ...