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Israeli soldiers prepare to launch a drone near Bat Shlomo in the northern part of the occupied Palestinian territories on January 16, 2012.
30 Jan 2016 05:13

Italian academics call for boycotting Israeli universities

Islam Times - Dozens of Italian academics have signed a petition calling for the boycott of Israeli universities over their role in the Tel Aviv regime’s atrocities against the Palestinians.

 
An Israeli army bulldozer destroys the house of a Palestinian family in al-Dirat near the West Bank town of Hebron (al-Khalil), Jan. 20, 2015.
30 Jan 2016 05:05

Israel destroys mosque in Palestinian village in Negev

Islam Times - Israeli forces have destroyed a mosque in a Palestinian village in the Negev Desert for a second time this month.

 
Top Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh
30 Jan 2016 04:44

Hamas ready to counter Israel aggression: Haniyeh

Islam Times - Top Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh has announced the Palestinian resistance movement’s readiness to repel any fresh act of aggression against the besieged Gaza Strip by the Israeli regime.

 
A Palestinian man carries a placard bearing a portrait of Palestinian journalist Mohammed al-Qiq during a demonstration demanding his release from jail, near the illegal settlement of Beit El, north of the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah, on January 22, 2016.
28 Jan 2016 07:43

Israel refuses to free Palestinian hunger-striking journalist

Islam Times - The Israeli Supreme Court has refused to release Palestinian journalist Mohammed al-Qiq, who has been on hunger strike for over two months, despite growing concerns over his deteriorating health.

 
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon addresses a UN Security Council meeting on the Middle East at the UN headquarters in New York on January 26, 2016.
27 Jan 2016 04:20

UN calls on Israel to stop settlement expansion

Islam Times - UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has blasted Israel over plans to construct new illegal settler units in the occupied Palestinian territories, calling for an end to the unlawful activity.

 
Israeli soldiers stand guard next to a placard bearing a portrait of Palestinian journalist Mohammed al-Qiq north of Ramallah, Jan. 22, 2016.
26 Jan 2016 12:04

Palestinian journalist on hunger strike could die at any time: Lawyer

Islam Times - A lawyer for a Palestinian journalist who is on hunger strike in protest at his administrative detention by Israel has warned that the jailed reporter “could die at any time” as his health is deteriorating.

 
A Palestinian boy sits in the yard of his house, back-dropped by the Israeli settlement of Har Homa in East al-Quds (Jerusalem).
26 Jan 2016 06:24

Tel Aviv plans to build over 150 new settlements: NGO

Islam Times - The Israeli regime has ratified plans to build over 150 new illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank, Israeli rights group Peace Now says.

 
Bibi pledges support for settlement construction in West Bank
25 Jan 2016 10:03

Bibi pledges support for settlement construction in West Bank

Islam Times - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has expressed his strong support for settlement construction activities in the occupied West Bank, in defiance of international calls on the Tel Aviv regime to end its illegal expansionist moves.

 
An Israeli Apache helicopter shoots a missile over the Gaza Strip
25 Jan 2016 09:32

Israeli helicopters target areas in besieged Gaza Strip

Islam Times - Israeli military helicopters have carried out two aerial attacks against the Gaza Strip in yet another act of aggression against the blockaded coastal territory, reports say.

 
Palestinian security forces carry the body of Roqaya Abu-Eid, a Palestinian teenager who was shot dead during her funeral on January 24, 2016 in the southern West Bank village of Yatta.
25 Jan 2016 05:00

Palestinians hold mass funeral for girl killed by Israeli forces

Islam Times - A large number of Palestinians have staged a mass funeral for a 13-year-old Palestinian girl who was shot dead by Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank.

 
Shimon Peres taken to hospital over heartbeat abnormality
25 Jan 2016 04:48

Shimon Peres taken to hospital over heartbeat abnormality

Islam Times - Israeli former President Shimon Peres has been rushed to hospital for chest pains, a week after being treated for a heart attack.

 
Israeli forces deploy to the scene of an alleged attack at the Huwwara checkpoint near the West Bank city of Nablus, November 22, 2015.
24 Jan 2016 11:11

Bomb blast kills Palestinian teen in East al-Quds

Islam Times - A Palestinian teenage boy has lost his life as he allegedly attempted to attack an Israeli military base in East al-Quds (Jerusalem) using a bomb.

 
Israeli policemen detain a Palestinian protester during clashes in the West Bank city of Bethlehem on January 22, 2016.
24 Jan 2016 08:15

Israeli forces detain Hamas members in al-Khalil

Islam Times - Israeli military forces have re-arrested two members of the Gaza-based Palestinian resistance movement, Hamas, in the occupied West Bank city of al-Khalil (Hebron).

 
Israeli rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu
24 Jan 2016 06:43

Israeli rabbi calls for execution of all Palestinians

Islam Times - A senior Israeli rabbi says Tel Aviv should execute Palestinians instead of arresting them and “leave no one alive” in order to establish safety in the occupied Palestinian territories, Palestinian media report.

 
Palestinian Fatah faction mulls reconciliation with Hamas
24 Jan 2016 06:31

Palestinian Fatah faction mulls reconciliation with Hamas

Islam Times - Palestinian Fatah faction has discussed a reconciliation bid with rival Hamas movement as well as holding an international confab on establishing a Palestinian state.

 
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu gestures as he attends a conference at the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, Jan. 21, 2016.
23 Jan 2016 13:01

Netanyahu: Saudi Arabia sees Israel as an ally

Islam Times - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Saudi Arabia now sees Tel Aviv "as an ally rather as an enemy" as he claims "a great shift taking place" in the Arab policy toward the Palestinian issue.

 
Palestinians help a fellow protester injured during clashes with Israeli forces in Kafr Qaddum, Jan. 22, 2016.
23 Jan 2016 10:22

Dozens injured in Israeli-Palestinian clashes

Islam Times - At least 33 Palestinians have sustained gunshot wounds during new clashes with Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip.

 
Israeli Minister of Military Affairs Moshe Ya’alon
20 Jan 2016 10:26

Israeli minister says he prefers Daesh to Iran in Syria

Islam Times - Israel’s Minister of Military Affairs Moshe Ya’alon says he prefers presence of Daesh Takfiri terrorist group in Syria to that of Iran .

 
Palestinian hunger-striking journalist Muhammad al-Qiq
20 Jan 2016 08:00

Israel force-treats hunger-striking Palestinian journalist: Rights group

Islam Times - A medical rights group says Israeli authorities are force-treating Palestinian hunger striker Muhammad al-Qiq in defiance of international law that considers the practice a violation of human rights.

 
Israeli illegal settlements under construction in East al-Quds (Jerusalem) on January 15, 2016.
20 Jan 2016 07:57

Israel to grab more land in West Bank

Islam Times - In another act of land grab, Israel is planning to seize hundreds of acres of Palestinian agricultural land to expand its illegal settlement construction in the occupied West Bank, says a report.