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A banner with a picture of Marwan Barghouti, the leader of a mass hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails, and some fellow inmates, hangs on a building, in the West Bank city of Ramallah, May 1, 2017. (Photo by AP)
17 May 2017 07:11

Palestinian hunger strike leader to stop drinking water: Committee

Islam Times - Marwan Barghouti, the leader of a mass hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails, is set to stop drinking water in protest against Tel Aviv’s refusal to heed the inmates’ calls.

 
Islamic Jihad, Hamas Reiterate Resistance for Palestine Liberation
17 May 2017 06:28

Islamic Jihad, Hamas Reiterate Resistance for Palestine Liberation

Islam Times - Palestinian Islamic Jihad and Hamas resistance movements have reiterated continued resistance to liberate Palestinian territories occupied by the Israeli regime.

 
South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa
17 May 2017 06:27

S African Deputy President, Ministers Hold Pro-Palestinian Hunger Strike

Islam Times - South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and several ministers have held a 24-hour hunger strike in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners currently on hunger strike in Israeli regime’s prisons.

 
This file photo shows Palestinian prisoners at Israel’s Megiddo Prison.
17 May 2017 06:07

76 Palestinian hunger strikers hospitalized in critical condition

Islam Times - Seventy-six hunger-striking Palestinian inmates held in Israeli prisons have been hospitalized due to critical deterioration of their health conditions, as a mass hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners has entered its 30th day.

 
A Palestinian woman holds a key, symbol of the right of return, during a demonstration for Nakba Day
16 May 2017 09:35

69 years on, Palestinians see Nakba as 'ongoing journey of pain, loss, and injustice'

Islam Times - As Palestinians marked on Monday 69 years since the beginning of the Nakba -- or “catastrophe” -- officials and activists denounced the human rights violations Palestinians have endured since the establishment of the state of Israel in 1948.

 
Knesset
16 May 2017 09:32

Knesset's Bill 'Portrays Racism as Entirely Normal'

Islam Times - New legislation to cement the definition of Israel as a state belonging exclusively to Jews around the world is a "declaration of war" on Palestinian citizens of Israel, the minority's leaders warned this week.

 
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16 May 2017 07:40

Palestinian Nakba Day in pictures  

Islam Times - Israeli forces have clashed with the Palestinian protesters who had turned out across the West Bank to commemorate the 69th anniversary of the Nakba Day (the Day of Catastrophe).

 
Slain Hamas official and military commander Mazen Fuqahaa
16 May 2017 04:56

Hamas discloses identity of key commander’s murderer

Islam Times - The Palestinian resistance movement Hamas has revealed the identity of the man responsible for the assassination of one of its high-ranking military commanders in the Gaza Strip earlier this year.

 
Palestinian women wave their national flags with a picture of jailed Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti during a protest to show their solidarity with hunger striking prisoners in Israeli jails, in Beirut, Lebanon, on May 4, 2017. (Photo by AP)
15 May 2017 12:19

Barghouti warns against Israeli talks, says video fake

Islam Times - Former Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti has warned against the resumption of talks with Israel after Palestinian Authority chief Mahmoud Abbas met US leaders in Washington.

 
Israeli Regime Shuts down Public Broadcaster over Disputes with Netanyahu
15 May 2017 07:08

Israeli Regime Shuts down Public Broadcaster over Disputes with Netanyahu

Islam Times - Hawkish Israeli prime minister has shut down longest-running TV news program a political battle with the public broadcaster.

 
Palestinians Mark Nakba as Zionists’ Occupation of Their Homeland Turns 69 Y-O
15 May 2017 06:44

Palestinians Mark Nakba as Zionists’ Occupation of Their Homeland Turns 69 Y-O

Islam times - Palestinians are marking the 69th anniversary of the Nakba Day when their land was confiscated leading to the establishment of the illegal Israeli entity.

 
Demonstrators protest before Israeli forces in the West Bank village of Nabi Salih, north of Ramallah, on May 12, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
14 May 2017 09:57

Protests held worldwide to draw attention to plight of Palestinians

Islam Times - People have held demonstrations across the world ahead of the anniversary of the Nakba Day in solidarity with Palestinians who are have been suffering Israeli oppression and occupation for decades.

 
Al-Aqsa Mosque Imam Urges Support for Striking Prisoners
14 May 2017 07:11

Al-Aqsa Mosque Imam Urges Support for Striking Prisoners

Islam Times - Al-Aqsa Mosque Imam has urged Palestinian, Arab and Muslim people to support Palestinian prisoners held by the Israeli regime in their hunger strike.

 
A Palestinian youth waves the national flag on the 68th anniversary of the Nakba Day, east of Gaza City, May 15, 2016. (Photo by AFP)
13 May 2017 08:54

Palestinians set to mark 69th anniversary of Nakba Day worldwide

Islam Times - Palestinians across the world are set to mark the 69th anniversary of the Nakba Day (the Day of Catastrophe), when hundreds of their fellow Palestinians were forcibly evicted from their homeland by Israelis.

 
Palestinian protesters carry national flags and banners in support of a boycott of Israeli products, in the West Bank city of Ramallah, February 27, 2016. (Photo by AP)
13 May 2017 08:51

Norway’s largest trade union boycotts Israeli regime

Islam Times - Norway’s biggest and most influential trade union has approved a boycott of Israel, as global outrage intensifies at the Tel Aviv regime’s oppression of Palestinians.

 
Abbas meets with Putin in Russia, discusses bilateral relations
13 May 2017 08:43

Abbas meets with Putin in Russia, discusses bilateral relations

Islam Times - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Thursday during a visit to the Sochi Resort in western Russia.

 
Hezbollah to Defeat Israel in any Military Confrontation: Nasrallah
13 May 2017 07:03

Hezbollah to Defeat Israel in any Military Confrontation: Nasrallah

Islam Times - Hezbollah leader, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah say the Israeli regime will be defeated during any military confrontation with resistance fighters.

 
Pope Francis attends a religious ceremony at the Vatican on February 25, 2017. (Photo by AFP).
11 May 2017 07:54

Palestinian hunger strikers urge Pope to speak out against Israel

Islam Times - Hunger striking Palestinian prisoners have written to Pope Francis, urging the pontiff to immediately take a stance against the Israeli regime with regard to the ordeals of Palestinian inmates.

 
A handout picture provided by the Palestinian Authority
11 May 2017 07:53

Salman invites Palestinian president to Muslim leaders-US summit

Islam Times - Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has reportedly invited Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to a summit between Muslim leaders and US President Donald Trump in the Saudi capital, reports say.

 
Ireland capital votes to fly Palestinian flag above city hall for Nakba Day
11 May 2017 07:42

Ireland capital votes to fly Palestinian flag above city hall for Nakba Day

Islam Times - The Dublin and Sligo city councils voted to fly the Palestinian flag above their respective city halls, Irish media reported on Tuesday, in a show of solidarity to mark the 69th anniversary of the Nakba -- the mass expulsion of Palestinians from their homes and villages during the 1948 ...