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The Gaza Strip depends on outside donations to buy fuel for power generation in the territory which is under a crippling Israeli blockade.
16 Apr 2017 08:28

Gaza faces severe crisis amid power plant shutdown

Islam Times - The Gaza Strip of about 2 million Palestinians is to face a severe energy crisis starting from Sunday as the besieged enclave's sole power plant is about to shut down amid a lack of funds to buy fuel.

Islamic Organizations Warn over Israel’s Anti Al-Aqsa Plots
16 Apr 2017 07:07

Islamic Organizations Warn over Israel’s Anti Al-Aqsa Plots

Islam Times - Palestinian Islamic institutions have warned of Israeli regime's plots against al-Aqsa Mosque amid intensification of Zionist settlers' desecration of the holy Islamic site.

Israeli Regime to Demolish Palestinian Mosque
15 Apr 2017 11:53

Israeli Regime to Demolish Palestinian Mosque

Islam times - Israeli regime is set to demolish a mosque in the occupied East Jerusalem (al-Quds) amid protests by Palestinians.

Palestinian archbishop to boycott DC conference in protest of American policies
10 Apr 2017 12:16

Palestinian archbishop to boycott DC conference in protest of American policies

Islam Times - Sabastiya Archbishop Atallah Hanna, of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem, said he would boycott an upcoming conference in the United States aiming to discuss the situation of Christians in the Middle East, over what he called “misguided” American policies in the region.

Israel detained 509 Palestinians in March, report says
10 Apr 2017 12:15

Israel detained 509 Palestinians in March, report says

Islam Times - Israeli forces detained 509 Palestinians across the occupied Palestinian territory during the month of March, prisoners’ rights organizations said in a joint report on Sunday.

Archive photo of survivors of the Deir Yassin massacre.
10 Apr 2017 12:15

On 69th anniversary, PLO remembers 'heartbreaking' Deir Yassin massacre

Islam Times - The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) marked on Sunday the 69th anniversary of the Deir Yassin massacre, when at least 100 Palestinians were killed by Zionist militias in the Jerusalem-area village of Deir Yassin in 1948.

Arab League foreign ministers attend a meeting in the Egyptian capital Cairo
9 Apr 2017 04:51

Normalization in the name of peace: How Israel understands the Arab Peace Initiative

Islam Times - Once more, the Arab Peace Initiative of 2002 is taking center stage. Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas insisted during his speech before the recently concluded Arab League Summit in Jordan, that the Initiative is the only solution on the table; asserting that it will not ...

Former London mayor and long-time Palestinian rights campaigner Ken Livingstone is the latest victim of the UK Labour Party’s witch hunt over alleged anti-Semitism.
8 Apr 2017 04:27

How Israel Lobby Manufactured UK Labour Party’s anti-Semitism Crisis

Islam Times - Last year, socialist stalwart Jeremy Corbyn won the leadership of the UK’s Labour Party by a landslide.

How Netanyahu’s Dirty Tricks Squad Targets Boycotts
8 Apr 2017 04:26

How Netanyahu’s Dirty Tricks Squad Targets Boycotts

Islam Times - Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed cohorts of Israel loyalists in the United States by video link last week at the annual conference of Aipac, the American-Israel Public Affairs Committee.

Israeli soldiers arrest a Palestinian boy in the occupied West Bank. (file photo)
6 Apr 2017 06:57

Israeli forces detained over 300 Palestine children in 3 months

Islam Times - At least 300 Palestinian children have been arrested by Israeli forces since the beginning of the year, says the Palestinian Prisoners’ Club.

Bedouin women react following the demolition of their homes by Israeli forces in the village of Umm al-Hiran on January 18, 2017. (Photos by AFP)
6 Apr 2017 06:53

Israeli legislature passes contentious demolition law

Islam Times - The Israeli parliament, known as the Knesset, has approved a controversial law targeting what are said to be illegal constructions amid criticisms that the legislation will disproportionately affect Palestinians and Arab communities.

BDS cofounder Omar Barghouti
4 Apr 2017 09:42

The next phase in the war on BDS: Why Israel detained Omar Barghouti

Islam Times - The Israeli state has violated international law more than any other country, yet has rarely, if ever, been held accountable for its crimes and misconduct.

4 Apr 2017 09:41

Whose 'ethnic cleansing?': Israel’s appropriation of the Palestinian narrative

Islam Times - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently claimed in a video posted on his Facebook page that the Palestinian demand to dismantle illegal Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT) constitutes an act of “ethnic cleansing” against Israeli Jewish settlers.

Israeli forces arrest a Palestinian man in Jerusalem al-Quds
3 Apr 2017 12:29

HRW: Israel 'systematically' barring entry into Gaza

Islam Times - Human Rights Watch has denounced Israel for "systematically" banning the international group's researchers from entering the blockaded Gaza Strip to document Tel Aviv's abuses.

Avigdor Lieberman, the Israeli minister for military affairs, delivers a speech at a conference in Munich, on February 19, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
3 Apr 2017 08:49

Hamas: Israel trying to evade responsibility for assassination

Islam Times - Hamas says Israel is trying to evade responsibility for the assassination of an official of the Palestinian resistance movement.

The photo shows the Arab League summit in the Jordanian Dead Sea resort of Sweimeh on March 29, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
30 Mar 2017 07:01

Arab League calls for formation of independent Palestine state

Islam Times - The Arab League (AL) has called for the formation of a sovereign Palestinian state with East Jerusalem al-Quds as its capital, emphasizing the need for the resumption of stalled Israeli-Palestinian talks to that effect.

US President Donald Trump (R) and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hold a joint press conference at the White House in Washington, DC, on February 15, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
30 Mar 2017 06:19

US mulls hosting summit between Persian Gulf Arab leaders, Israel

Islam Times - The administration of US President Donald Trump is considering hosting a conference that would bring together Persian Gulf Arab leaders and Israelis for the first time, a report says.

Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal
28 Mar 2017 07:42

Hamas won’t sit quietly after Israeli murder of Fuqaha: Meshaal

Islam Times - Having lost a top member to what it denounces as another targeted killing by Israel, the Palestinian resistance Hamas vows it will not “sit quietly” in the face of the “new challenge” thrown down by the regime.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference in Washington, DC, on March 2, 2015. (Photos by AFP)
28 Mar 2017 06:17

Israeli PM thanks Trump administration for supporting Tel Aviv regime

Islam Times - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has thanked the government of US President Donald Trump for its support of the Tel Aviv regime.

US embassy building in Tel Aviv
28 Mar 2017 06:14

Israel embassy relocation to discredit US in world

Islam Times - An interview with Richard Forer, an author and political commentator, to get his opinion on the remarks made by Vice President Mike Pence that US President Donald Trump is “serious” about moving the American embassy in Israel to Jerusalem al-Quds.