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A US-made fourth-generation F-35 fighter jet in flight
4 May 2016 11:31

US not to sell F-35 fighter jets to Arab countries

Islam Times - The US has given Israel categorical assurances that it will not deliver F-35 stealth multirole fighter jets to Arab states to beef up their aerial power, a report says.

 
A general view of the Israeli settlement of Moddin Elite near the West Bank city of Ramallah
4 May 2016 07:53

Israel annexation plan aims to ‘Judaize’ Palestine

Islam Times - The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has warned of plans by Israel to annex the occupied West Bank.

 
Israel pushes for
3 May 2016 13:02

Israel pushes for 'annexation' of West Bank

Islam Times - Israel is pushing for a plan to apply its own law in the illegal settlements in the West Bank in a move condemned by critics as “creeping annexation” of the occupied Palestinian lands.

 
A Palestinian woman holds a poster during a rally demanding the release of the Palestinians held in Israeli jails as people mark the Palestinian Prisoners’ Day, April 17, 2016.
3 May 2016 08:32

UN committee to grill Israel on torture

Islam Times - The UN Committee Against Torture is to question Israel on its policies with regard to torture.

 
Palestinian journalists demonstrate in the West Bank city of Ramallah in support of their colleague Omar Nazzal, who was detained the previous day by Israeli forces, April 24, 2016.
3 May 2016 05:21

Israel imprisons Palestinian journalist for 4 months without trial

Islam Times - An Israeli military court has ordered that a famous Palestinian journalist be detained for four months without trial or any charges, in the so-called administrative detention.

 
Over half a million Israelis live in more than 230 illegal settlements built since 1967.
2 May 2016 12:09

Israel ‘ethnically cleansing’ occupied West Bank: Israeli lawmaker

Islam Times - An Israeli lawmaker has accused Tel Aviv of committing “ethnic cleansing” against Palestinians in the occupied West Bank amid a rise in the demolition of Palestinian houses and buildings in the area.

 
A Palestinian man lying on a bed wears a face covering depicting hunger striking Palestinian journalist Mohammed al-Qiq, on February 19, 2016, during a demonstration in solidarity with him in the West Bank village of Bilin, near Ramallah.
2 May 2016 05:37

Palestinians continue hunger strike in Israeli jail

Islam Times - Four Palestinian imprisoned by the Israeli regime have refused to end their hunger strike, with reports suggesting severe health complications among them.

 
Blindfolded Palestinian prisoners in an Israeli detention facility
1 May 2016 07:01

Four Palestinian prisoners continue hunger strike in Israeli jails

Islam Times - Four Palestinian prisoners being held at different Israeli detention facilities have continued their hunger in protest against their administrative detention, with some suffering from severe health complications.

 
Artist creates minimal rendering of Palestinian refugees plight on walls  <img src="/images/picture_icon.gif" width="16" height="13" border="0" align="top">
27 Apr 2016 07:12

Artist creates minimal rendering of Palestinian refugees plight on walls  

Islam Times - An artist has found a unique way to recreate the story of Palestinians in the Al Hussein refugee camp in Amman, Jordan. He removes sections of peeling paint from the walls of houses to tell the story in a truly minimalist manner.

 
A peacekeeper of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) holds a position near the border with Syria in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on April 17, 2016.
27 Apr 2016 07:03

UNSC rejects Israel’s recent claims over Golan Heights

Islam Times - The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has rejected a recent statement by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that Tel Aviv will never relinquish the occupied Golan Heights.

 
Israeli forces turn Muslim Palestinian worshipers down at the entrance of the al-Aqsa mosque compound in al-Quds Old City, on April 24, 2016.
27 Apr 2016 06:11

Israeli forces scuffle with Palestinians at al-Aqsa compound

Islam Times - Israeli forces have once again scuffled with Palestinian Muslim worshipers at the al-Aqsa Mosque compound which lies in the Israeli-occupied Old City of al-Quds (Jerusalem).

 
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25 Apr 2016 05:16

Israel’s youngest prisoner reunited with her family  

Islam Times - See pictures of Israel’s youngest prisoner reunited with her family after being freed from jail. The 12-year-old Palestinian girl, named Dima al-Wawi, had been imprisoned over an alleged stabbing attack.

 
US President Barack Obama addresses the Righteous Among the Nations Award Ceremony at the Israeli Embassy January 27, 2016 in Washington, DC.
25 Apr 2016 04:39

Israelis can’t wait for Obama to be out of office

Islam Times - Israelis want US President Barack Obama out of the White House as soon as possible, a new poll suggests.

 
Israeli soldiers arresting Palestinian youths during a protest north of the West Bank city of Jenin in support of the Palestinian prisoners.
24 Apr 2016 09:32

Number of Palestinian minors in Israel jails on rise

Islam Times - The number of Palestinian minors held in Israeli prisons has reportedly seen a dramatic rise since the beginning of what observers call the third Palestinian Intifada (uprising) last October.

 
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas signs the Paris Agreement on climate change at the United Nations headquarters in New York on April 22, 2016.
23 Apr 2016 07:51

Abbas calls for end to Israeli occupation, settlement activities

Islam Times - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has once again called on world leaders to help bring an end to the Israeli regime’s occupation and illegal settlement activities in the occupied lands.

 
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (L) and French President Francois Hollande (R), hold a press conference after their meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, on April 15, 2016.
20 Apr 2016 13:06

Palestine under pressure to freeze anti-settlement resolution

Islam Times - The Palestinian Authority is reportedly under pressure from France and other countries to stop its efforts to push for a UN resolution condemning Israeli settlements in the occupied territories.

 
Palestinian women protesting against Israel
20 Apr 2016 09:58

Several injured in Israeli raid of Palestinian refugee camp

Islam Times - At least eight Palestinians are injured after Israeli military forces raid a refugee camp in the occupied West Bank to demolish the house of a teenager.

 
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and German Chancellor Angela Merkel give a press conference at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, April 19, 2016.
20 Apr 2016 06:55

Israel settlement expansion counterproductive to peace: Merkel

Islam Times - German Chancellor Angela Merkel has slammed Israeli settlement expansion in the occupied Palestinian territories as “counterproductive” to the so-called two-state solution.

 
Over half a million Israelis live in more than 230 illegal settlements built since 1967.
19 Apr 2016 09:25

Israeli settlement activities hamper peace process: UN

Islam Times - United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has slammed Israel’s illegal settlement construction in the occupied Palestinian lands and said Tel Aviv’s land grab polices are an obstacle to peace.

 
A picture shows the silhouette of an Israeli standing in the Old City, backdropped by the dome of the al-Aqsa mosque, on July 14, 2015.
19 Apr 2016 08:04

Jordan halts plan to install cameras at al-Aqsa

Islam Times - Jordan has cancelled its plan to install security cameras at the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in the Israeli-occupied Old City of al-Quds (Jerusalem) over Palestinian fears of Israeli spying.