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Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed al-Nahyan, the brother of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and de facto UAE ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan
8 Jun 2016 12:52

UAE deputy premier key cattle supplier to Israel

Islam Times -An Emirati deputy prime minister is reportedly the key supplier of livestock to Israel, shipping thousands of heads of such animals to the entity through a nexus of companies.

 
A Palestinian youth looks at the destruction in Gaza City
8 Jun 2016 12:50

The Paris peace gambit: Everyone gains except the Palestinians

Islam Times - In their defense, the Israelis seem to have figured out the whole thing and opted out. But the hapless Palestinian leadership, along with their Arab League partners, joined by the French, EU and UN representatives, and even US Secretary of State, John Kerry, decided to play along.

 
Israeli navy troops conduct training exercises
8 Jun 2016 12:49

Israeli navy detains 3 Gaza fishermen, sink their boat

Islam Times - Israeli navy forces detained three Palestinian fishermen on Wednesday morning after reportedly attacking and sinking their fishing boat off the coast of the besieged Gaza Strip, the speaker of the union of Gaza fishermen told Ma’an.

 
Palestinians gather in front of the Rafah crossing between the southern Gaza Strip and Egypt
8 Jun 2016 12:49

Hamas urges Egypt to permanently open Rafah crossing

Islam Times - Hamas, the leading party in the besieged Gaza Strip’s de facto government, urged Egyptian authorities to permanently open the Rafah crossing along their shared border.

 
South African human rights activist and anti-apartheid advocate Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
8 Jun 2016 12:48

Archbishop Desmond Tutu nominates Marwan Barghouti for Nobel Peace Prize

Islam Times - South African archbishop and prominent human rights activist Desmond Tutu nominated Marwan Barghouti for the Nobel Peace Prize on Monday, marking the sixth nomination for the imprisoned Palestinian parliamentary.

 
Democrats Launch Severe Attack on Free Speech to Protect Israel
8 Jun 2016 12:44

Democrats Launch Severe Attack on Free Speech to Protect Israel

Islam Times - "The Intercept" - One of the greatest free speech threats in the west is the growing, multi-nation campaign literally to outlaw advocacy of boycotting Israel.

 
Netanyahu Frets Over How To tackle French Peace Plan
8 Jun 2016 12:43

Netanyahu Frets Over How To tackle French Peace Plan

Islam Times - In a familiar muddying of the waters, Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has spent the past week talking up peace while fiercely criticising Friday’s summit in France – the only diplomatic initiative on the horizon.

 
An Israeli court on Sunday sentenced a 15-year-old Palestinian child for six years and a half in jail and a fine of 26,000 shekels on allegations of carrying out an anti-occupation stabbing.
7 Jun 2016 12:00

15-year-old Palestinian child sentenced to 6 years in jail by Israeli court

Islam Times - An Israeli court on Sunday sentenced a 15-year-old Palestinian child for six years and a half in jail and a fine of 26,000 shekels on allegations of carrying out an anti-occupation stabbing.

 
A young Jewish boy sits on top of his father
7 Jun 2016 11:58

In Jerusalem, eve of Ramadan marked by extremist Israelis' racist taunts

Islam Times - In the Muslim quarter of the Old City in occupied East Jerusalem, where Israeli army checkpoints, barriers, raids, and the presence of extremist Jewish groups are an almost daily occurrence, the holy month of Ramadan is anticipated as a time of relative calm and respite.

 
Saudi Official Convinces Israelis with Peace: We Have Common Interests, Enemies
7 Jun 2016 11:52

Saudi Official Convinces Israelis with Peace: We Have Common Interests, Enemies

Islam Times - A senior Saudi official said there was never a better time for a peace deal between Israelis and Arab, stressing that Riyadh and Tel Aviv have common interests and enemies.

 
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
6 Jun 2016 10:15

Netanyahu faces criminal probe over donation by fraudster

Islam Times - Israel's attorney general has ordered a criminal investigation into allegations of corruption by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

 
The construction works are underway in Israel’s illegal settlement of Beitar Illithe, near the West Bank city of Bethlehem on May 17, 2016.
6 Jun 2016 10:00

Israel plans massive settlement expansion

Islam Times - Israel is planning to build over 15,000 new settlement units on the site of a disused airport between the occupied West Bank and East al-Quds (Jerusalem).

 
Israelis gather at the Western Wall in the Old City of al-Quds (Jerusalem) on June 5, 2016 to mark Israel
6 Jun 2016 08:09

Israeli settlers stage controversial march in East al-Quds

Islam Times - Thousands of Israeli settlers have staged a controversial march in the Israeli-occupied Old City of al-Quds (Jerusalem), sparking tensions in the area.

 
NY Gov. Signs Pro-Israel exec. Order Punishing BDS Boycott Movement
6 Jun 2016 08:02

NY Gov. Signs Pro-Israel exec. Order Punishing BDS Boycott Movement

Islam Times - Andrew Cuomo pushed through discriminatory policy to punish groups that boycott Israel for Palestinian human rights

 
Israeli troops questioning underage Palestinians
6 Jun 2016 06:32

Israeli troops questioning underage Palestinians

Islam Times - A leading Israeli rights group has denounced the Israeli military for illegally questioning a group of underage Palestinians, calling it a “blatant disregard” for the rights of minors.

 
5 Jun 2016 09:53

Israel’s future is terrifying: Moshe Yaalon and Israel’s disconcerting ‘morality’

Islam Times - Israeli society is constantly swerving to the right and, by doing so, the country’s entire political paradigm is redefined regularly.

 
Two Israeli commanders injured in separate incidents in WB
5 Jun 2016 07:03

Two Israeli commanders injured in separate incidents in WB

Islam Times - Two Israeli commanders are reportedly injured in fresh violence in the occupied West Bank.

 
Israeli kicking knife towards dead Palestinian body
2 Jun 2016 08:23

Israeli kicking knife towards dead Palestinian body

Islam Times - Newly footage related to the March shooting death of an injured Palestinian by an Israeli soldier apparently shows a person at the scene kicking a knife towards the corpse on the ground in an attempt to justify the execution.

 
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) speaks during the weekly cabinet meeting at his office in al-Quds (Jerusalem) , on May 31, 2016.
2 Jun 2016 06:38

Netanyahu steps up opposition to French ‘peace’ initiative

Islam Times - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has stepped up his opposition to a French initiative aimed at reviving talks between Israelis and Palestinians.

 
The UN special coordinator for the so-called Middle East peace process, Nickolay Mladenov, speaks during a press conference on April 30, 2015 in Gaza city.
2 Jun 2016 05:16

UN envoy accuses Netanyahu key ally of 'killing' peace hopes

Islam Times - The UN special coordinator for the so-called Middle East peace process has accused a key Israeli party in the ruling coalition of "killing hope" for peace.