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A Palestinian man guards a post in the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus, on April 6, 2015.
15 Apr 2015 14:02

Palestinians: IS losing ground in Syria's Yarmouk camp

Islam Times - Militants from the Islamic State group have lost ground to Palestinian fighters in Syria's Yarmouk camp, Palestinian officials and a resident said on Tuesday.

 
Israeli bulldozers demolish building under construction in Jerusalem
15 Apr 2015 13:58

Israeli bulldozers demolish building under construction in Jerusalem

Islam Times - Israeli bulldozers demolished a residential building in the Wadi al-Joz neighborhood east of Jerusalem's Old City on Tuesday.

 
Men walk past destroyed buildings in the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus on April 6, 2015.
14 Apr 2015 11:35

PLO: IS using heavy arms in Yarmouk camp

Islam Times - The Islamic State militant group in Syria is using heavy weaponry and artillery in ongoing fighting in the beleaguered Yarmouk refugee camp, a PLO official said Sunday.

 
Israeli state given 10 days to respond on Area C planning authority
14 Apr 2015 11:33

Israeli state given 10 days to respond on Area C planning authority

Islam Times - The Israeli High Court of Justice on Sunday accepted an affidavit blasting the Israeli Civil Administration's planning system in Palestinian Area C, and has given the Israeli state 10 days to reply.

 
HRW: Settlement agriculture using Palestinian child labor
14 Apr 2015 10:53

HRW: Settlement agriculture using Palestinian child labor

Islam Times - Israeli settlement farms in the occupied West Bank are using Palestinian child labor to grow, harvest and pack agricultural produce, much of it for export, Human Rights Watch said in a report released Monday.

 
Israeli forces detain 20 in Jerusalem, West Bank arrest raids
13 Apr 2015 15:27

Israeli forces detain 20 in Jerusalem, West Bank arrest raids

Islam Times - Israeli forces arrested 20 Palestinians in detention raids across the West Bank and in neighborhoods in East Jerusalem early Monday.

 
Netanyahu: Nuclear Deal “Preserving, Not Dismantling” Iran
13 Apr 2015 08:49

Netanyahu: Nuclear Deal “Preserving, Not Dismantling” Iran

Islam Times - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu kept up his assault on the framework nuclear deal between world powers and Iran, saying late Saturday that the agreement is “preserving” the Islamic republic and “not dismantling” it.

 
Israeli Occupation Troops Shoot Dead Palestinian at West Bank Funeral
11 Apr 2015 15:27

Israeli Occupation Troops Shoot Dead Palestinian at West Bank Funeral

Islam Times - Israeli occupation troops shot dead a Palestinian man in the West Bank on Friday when they opened fire during the funeral of a Palestinian prisoner who was recently released from a Zionist jail, medics said.

 
A demolished building in the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp, in Damascus, pictured on April 6, 2015.
11 Apr 2015 15:17

Statement: PLO will not be drawn into armed conflict in Syria

Islam Times - The Palestine Liberation Organization will not be drawn into an armed campaign in the beleaguered Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk, a statement said Friday.

 
A mural in Bethlehem
11 Apr 2015 15:15

Palestinian medical union to boycott Israeli laboratories

Islam Times - The Palestinian Medical Examination Union decided Friday to stop the transfer of medical tests to Israeli labs.

 
A Palestinian man walks in the rain next to the rubble of buildings destroyed during the 50 days of conflict between Israel and Hamas last summer, in the Shujaiyya neighborhood of Gaza City on Nov. 3, 2014.
11 Apr 2015 15:13

Hamas official says group to cooperate with ICC

Islam Times - A senior official in Hamas on Friday said the group is prepared to cooperate with the ICC to obtain justice for Palestinians.

 
Who Did the Eavesdropping?
9 Apr 2015 11:49

Who Did the Eavesdropping?

Islam Times - Israel’s alleged spying on the marathon high stakes negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program in Lausanne Switzerland has produced remarkably little reaction in the mainstream media.

 
Palestinian shot dead after stabbing 2 Israeli soldiers
9 Apr 2015 11:26

Palestinian shot dead after stabbing 2 Israeli soldiers

Islam Times - A Palestinian man was shot dead after stabbing two Israeli soldiers on route 60 Wednesday morning, Israel's army said.

 
Kale Project challenges Israeli control over Palestinian agriculture
9 Apr 2015 11:24

Kale Project challenges Israeli control over Palestinian agriculture

Islam Times - Up a small, bumpy road on a hill overlooking the northern West Bank town of Jenin, a food revolution is slowly taking shape.

 
Palestinian options after the Israeli election
9 Apr 2015 11:19

Palestinian options after the Israeli election

Islam Times - With Benjamin Netanyahu’s victory, the Israeli electorate made it very clear that they don’t seek a just peace or equality.

 
A mural depicts Marwan Barghouti at the Israeli Qalandiya checkpoint, between Jerusalem and Ramallah on July 25, 2014
9 Apr 2015 11:05

Palestinian prisoner obtains MA degree in Israeli studies

Islam Times - On the 13th anniversary of his detention by Israeli forces, Palestinian prisoner Maslama Thabet has obtained his Master's degree in Israeli Studies from the al-Quds Open University in Abu Dis.

 
Ministry of Health: Gazan lives at risk if siege continues
8 Apr 2015 10:40

Ministry of Health: Gazan lives at risk if siege continues

Islam Times - As millions around the world mark April 7th as World Health Day, the health situation in Gaza continues to worsen as the joint Israeli-Egyptian siege of Gaza continues in its eight year.

 
PLO committee slams
8 Apr 2015 10:36

PLO committee slams 'arbitary' detention of Khalida Jarrar

Islam Times - The Palestinian Higher National Committee has lashed out against the "arbitrary decision" by Israeli military courts on Sunday to sentence Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) member Khalida Jarrar to six months' administrative detention.

 
Blatter opposes Palestinian bid to bar Israel from FIFA
8 Apr 2015 10:35

Blatter opposes Palestinian bid to bar Israel from FIFA

Islam Times - FIFA president Sepp Blatter on Tuesday expressed his opposition to a Palestinian bid to bar Israel from international competition, saying such a move would harm football's governing body itself.

 
PLO to coordinate Yarmouk relief with Syrian government
8 Apr 2015 10:31

PLO to coordinate Yarmouk relief with Syrian government

Islam Times - The PLO will coordinate efforts with the Syrian government to secure safe exits from Yarmouk for Palestinians inside the beleaguered refugee camp, a senior Palestinian official said Tuesday.