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10 Feb 2015 12:02

Israeli army declares West Bank desert area 'closed military zone'

Islam Times - The Israeli army on Monday declared part of the desert area east of Jerusalem in the West Bank a "closed military zone," a local committee leader said.

 
Israeli forces open fire at Gaza march
10 Feb 2015 12:01

Israeli forces open fire at Gaza march

Islam Times - Israeli forces opened fire on a march east of Gaza City on Monday to protest delays to the reconstruction of the Gaza Strip following Israel's devastating military offensive last summer.

 
10 Feb 2015 12:00

Traumatized by war, Gaza youths join Hamas training camps

Islam Times - Hatem is only 14 but has already lived through three wars with Israel. Now the young Palestinian says he is making sure he'll be ready to fight in the next one.

 
Senior Fatah, Hamas officials to meet in Cairo
10 Feb 2015 11:58

Senior Fatah, Hamas officials to meet in Cairo

Islam Times - Senior Fatah official Azzam al-Ahmad and Hamas official Mousa Abu Marzouq are due to meet in Cairo in the coming days to discuss the reconciliation process, officials said.

 
Palestinians plant a tree during a demonstration marking Land Day at an Israeli checkpoint on the edge of the West Bank city of Qalqiliya on March 30, 2010
10 Feb 2015 11:52

Israeli forces detain PA official during tree planting demo

Islam Times - Israeli forces on Monday detained the president of the Palestinian Authority's committee against the separation wall and settlements while he was planting trees near Ramallah, witnesses said.

 
Palestine slams Israel settlement plan
9 Feb 2015 10:57

Palestine slams Israel settlement plan

Islam Times - A senior Palestinian Authority (PA) official has condemned Israeli plans to build new settler units near East Jerusalem al-Quds.

 
Students from the besieged Gaza Strip throw their diplomas into the Mediterranean Sea to protest the ongoing siege on the territory, February 8, 2015.
9 Feb 2015 09:29

Students protest Israel-Egypt siege on Gaza Strip

Islam Times - Many university students in the besieged Gaza Strip have thrown their diplomas into the Mediterranean Sea to protest the ongoing Israeli siege on the Palestinian territory.

 
Israeli forces detain 2 Hamas members near al-Quds
8 Feb 2015 13:58

Israeli forces detain 2 Hamas members near al-Quds

Islam Times - Israeli troops have reportedly arrested two members of the Gaza-based Palestinian resistance movement, Hamas, in the suburbs of East al-Quds (Jerusalem).

 
Zionists Admit New Rules of Engagement, Express their Fear
8 Feb 2015 13:28

Zionists Admit New Rules of Engagement, Express their Fear

Islam Times - Zionist media talked on Sunday about fear in the entity over an escalation along the northern border between occupied Palestine and Lebanon as its Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon sounded the alarm over the upcoming developments after Hezbollah's operation in the occupied Shebaa Farms.

 
World rabbis slam Netanyahu for demolition of Palestinian homes
8 Feb 2015 10:28

World rabbis slam Netanyahu for demolition of Palestinian homes

Islam Times - Hundreds of rabbis from the four corners of the world have slammed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for acting against the international law.

 
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrives to address a joint meeting of US Congress in Washington on May 24, 2011.
8 Feb 2015 09:52

Israeli politicians urge Netanyahu to cancel Congress speech

Islam Times - Israeli opposition leaders have called on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to cancel his contentious planned speech before the US Congress.

 
Group: 13 Palestinians being detained by Israel every day
8 Feb 2015 08:54

Group: 13 Palestinians being detained by Israel every day

Islam Times - Israeli authorities detained 400 Palestinians in the month of January, or around 13 per day, an Arab rights group has said.

 
Israeli court frees innocent 16-year-old after 6 month detention
8 Feb 2015 08:52

Israeli court frees innocent 16-year-old after 6 month detention

Islam Times - An Israeli central court has released a 16-year-old Palestinian boy, finding him innocent after six months in custody without trial.

 
Abbas appoints committee to oversee ICC cases
8 Feb 2015 08:49

Abbas appoints committee to oversee ICC cases

Islam Times - President Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday ordered the formation of a committee to oversee cases to lodge with the International Criminal Court, in a move likely to further anger Israel.

 
Israeli forces attacks anti-settlement Palestinian protesters
7 Feb 2015 13:52

Israeli forces attacks anti-settlement Palestinian protesters

Islam Times - Israeli forces have attacked Palestinian protesters staging a demonstration against the regime’s illegal expansion of settlements in the occupied West Bank.

 
Israel PM orders demolition of 400 Palestinian homes
7 Feb 2015 11:23

Israel PM orders demolition of 400 Palestinian homes

Islam Times - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ordered the destruction of some 400 newly-built Palestinian homes in the occupied West Bank, reports say.

 
UN, Arab League urge donors to honor commitments on Gaza
7 Feb 2015 11:05

UN, Arab League urge donors to honor commitments on Gaza

Islam Times - The United Nations and the Arab League have appealed to international donors to “urgently” disburse their financial commitments to Gaza.

 
151 Palestinian children being held in Israeli prisons
5 Feb 2015 11:10

151 Palestinian children being held in Israeli prisons

Islam Times - At least 151 Palestinian children are currently being held as "security prisoners" in Israeli jails, Palestinian legal monitor Military Court Watch said in a statement on Tuesday.

 
Jailed schoolgirl becomes Palestinian symbol
5 Feb 2015 09:06

Jailed schoolgirl becomes Palestinian symbol

Islam Times - A 14-year-old Palestinian schoolgirl jailed by Israel has become a symbol of Palestinian anger over the arrests of children in the occupied territories.

 
University of California approves boycotting Israel
4 Feb 2015 15:34

University of California approves boycotting Israel

Islam Times - Pro-Palestinian students at the University of California, Davis, have celebrated after a student government vote to boycott Israel was passed overwhelmingly at the US school.