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Power to the people: Why Palestinian victory in Jerusalem is a pivotal moment
12 Aug 2017 07:48

Power to the people: Why Palestinian victory in Jerusalem is a pivotal moment

Islam Times - Neither Fatah nor Hamas have been of much relevance to the mass protests staged around the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem. Neither have American pressure, half-hearted European “concern about the situation” or cliche Arab declarations made one iota of difference. United Nations officials ...

The ‘apolitical’ approach to Palestine’s water crisis (Part I)
12 Aug 2017 07:47

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

Islam Times - Earlier this month, Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA) announced a new deal in which Israel will sell the Palestinians 33 million cubic meters of desalinated Red Sea water per year, with 10 million cubic meters transferred to the Gaza Strip and the rest to the West Bank.

Jordanian security forces (foreground) stand guard before protesters as they wave national flags and chant slogans against Israel during a demonstration near the Israeli embassy in Amman, Jordan, on July 28, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
12 Aug 2017 07:33

Jordan blocking Israel envoy’s return over shooting

Islam Times - Jordan is barring the Israeli ambassador to Amman from returning to the Arab country until legal action is taken against an Israeli embassy guard who recently killed two Jordanian citizens, says a Jordanian official.

Zionist Settler Crashes Car into Palestinian Kids
12 Aug 2017 05:24

Zionist Settler Crashes Car into Palestinian Kids

Islam Times - Zionists settler has deliberately plowed his car into a group of Palestinian children in the occupied territories, injuring four of them.

An Israeli police car patrols along a section of Israel’s Apartheid Wall that separates the West Bank city of al-Ram (L) from east al-Quds (Jerusalem) (R)
12 Aug 2017 05:22

Israeli Regime’s Gaza Wall Can’t Stop Resistance: Hamas

Islam Times - Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas, says Israeli regime’s accelerated construction of an enormous underground wall and anti-tunnel barrier on the border with the Gaza Strip won’t deter the resistance.

A view of the Ibrahimi Mosque the Old City of al-Khalil in the southern West Bank
12 Aug 2017 04:28

Zionist Settlers Desecrate Ibrahimi Mosque in West Bank

Islam Times - Zionist settlers Wednesday desecrated Ibrahimi Mosque in the southern occupied West Bank under protection of Israeli regime troops.

Trump sending team to Mideast to discuss Israeli-Palestinian so-called peace process
12 Aug 2017 04:14

Trump sending team to Mideast to discuss Israeli-Palestinian so-called peace process

Islam Times - US President Donald Trump is dispatching a team to the Middle East to discuss prospects for resuming the so-called peace process between Israelis and Palestinians, the White House says.

A Palestinian child groans with pain after being run over by an Israeli settler in Silwan neighborhood on the outskirts of the Old City of Jerusalem al-Quds on August 10, 2017. (Photo by the Palestinian Information Center)
12 Aug 2017 04:05

‘Tel Aviv regime propping up radicalism, violence in occupied lands’

Islam Times - The Palestinian Foreign Ministry has strongly condemned the running over of four Palestinian children by an Israeli settler, stating that the incident clearly indicates that the Tel Aviv regime is fanning the flames of radicalism and violence in occupied territories.

A Palestinian girl suffering from cancer is seen at al-Rantisi pediatric hospital in Gaza City on April 6, 2017. (Photos by AFP)
10 Aug 2017 03:48

Palestinian Authority cutting financial support for sick Gazans: WHO

Islam Times - The Palestinian Authority (PA) has significantly reduced financial help for Gazans in need of medical treatment outside the besieged coastal enclave, the World Health Organization (WHO) says.

Israeli Regime Nabs 2 Palestinian Teens over Alleged Stone Throwing
9 Aug 2017 05:50

Israeli Regime Nabs 2 Palestinian Teens over Alleged Stone Throwing

Islam Times - Israeli regime forces detained on Monday two Palestinian teenagers from the Shufat refugee camp in occupied East al-Quds (Jerusalem).

Israeli Forcible Transfer of Palestinians Violation of Intl Law: Watchdog
9 Aug 2017 05:46

Israeli Forcible Transfer of Palestinians Violation of Intl Law: Watchdog

Islam Times - Human Rights Watch slammed the Israeli regime’s revocations of the residency status of thousands of Palestinians from East Al-Quds (Jerusalem).

What Drives Abbas Anti-Hamas Threats, Measures?
9 Aug 2017 05:13

What Drives Abbas Anti-Hamas Threats, Measures?

Islam Times - The Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said that Fatah will gradually cut the annual budget for Gaza if Hamas fails to reach an agreement with the Palestinian Authority (PA).

An Israeli AH-64 Apache longbow helicopter performs in an air show in the Hatzerim base in the Negev desert, on December 29, 2016. (Photo by AFP)
8 Aug 2017 09:10

Israeli military helicopter crashes, pilot killed

Islam Times - The Israeli military says an Apache attack helicopter has crashed while attempting to land at a base in southern Israel, killing the pilot and critically wounding the co-pilot.

Saeb Erekat, the Palestinian chief negotiator and secretary general of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO)
8 Aug 2017 07:14

Palestinian officials urge US to clarify stance on future state

Islam Times - Palestinian officials have called on the administration of US President Donald Trump to take a clear position regarding the establishment of an independent Palestinian state.

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (C-R) and a member of Hamas’ political bureau, Izzat al-Rishq (C-L), meet in Tehran on August 7, 2017.
8 Aug 2017 03:46

Hamas in Pact with Iran Over New Ties, Haniyeh to Visit Tehran

Islam Times - The Palestinian resistance movement of Hamas says it has reached an agreement with Iran to open a new chapter in mutual ties.

An employee of the Qatar-based news network and TV channel Al Jazeera is seen at the channel
7 Aug 2017 06:54

Israel to close Al Jazeera offices after similar move by Saudi-led bloc

Islam Times - Israel plans to shut down Qatar's pan-Arab broadcaster Al Jazeera’s office in Jerusalem al-Quds and revoke the media credentials of its journalists following a similar move by Saudi Arabia and its allies.

Israeli State Structure
7 Aug 2017 04:34

Israeli State Structure

Islam Times - Israeli regime was founded in 1948 after a systematic campaign of occupation that led to seizure of the Palestinian lands.

Mandela’s Grandson Urges Severing Ties with Israel, Commitment to Palestine
7 Aug 2017 04:08

Mandela’s Grandson Urges Severing Ties with Israel, Commitment to Palestine

Islam Times - The grandson of South African freedom icon, Nelson Mandela, has urged the government to sever ties with the Israeli regime.

Fahamiya Shamasneh holds an eviction order document as she sits in her family house in Israel-occupied East Jerusalem al-Quds, August 1, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
6 Aug 2017 12:02

Israel evicting Palestinian family from age-old house

Islam Times - A 75-year-old Palestinian woman says she and her family are to be forced out of their age-old house, where she started to live more than half a century ago.

The picture shows a general view of the Israeli settlement of Beitar Illit, near the West Bank city of Bethlehem, May 17, 2016. (Photo by AFP)
6 Aug 2017 08:25

Israeli settlements almost tripled in 1st half of 2017

Islam Times - A newly published report shows that the scale of the Israeli settlement activities in the occupied Palestinian territories has increased by almost three times in the first half of 2017, compared to the same period last year.