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A Spanish UN peacekeeper looks to the UN-drawn “Blue Line” border demarcation between Lebanon and the occupied territories, February 24, 2015.
21 Jan 2017 04:32

Israel violates Lebanese border to set up spying gear

Islam Times - The Israeli military has set up a spying device close to Lebanon’s UN-drawn border demarcation with the Israeli-occupied territories, an information center linked to the Hezbollah resistance movement says.

 
Palestinians attend the funeral of 17-year old Qusay al-Amour, who was killed by Israeli forces, January 17, 2017.
21 Jan 2017 04:28

Family of slain Palestinian teenager to sue Israeli officials

Islam Times - The family of a 17-year-old Palestinian teenager, who was recently killed by Israeli forces in the West Bank, has decided to take legal action against the regime, saying the perpetrators of such indiscriminate crimes must be brought to justice.

 
The balancing act is over: what Elor Azarya taught us about Israel
19 Jan 2017 07:34

The balancing act is over: what Elor Azarya taught us about Israel

Islam Times - For some, the ‘manslaughter’ conviction -- following the murder by Israeli army medic Elor Azarya of already incapacitated Palestinian man Abd al-Fattah al-Sharif -- is finally settling a protracted debate regarding where Israelis stand on Palestinian human rights.

 
UN’s envoy for West Asia, Nickolay Mladenov
19 Jan 2017 07:32

UN Warns against Israeli Calls to Annex Occupied West Bank

Islam Times - United Nations officials warned Israeli regime over possible consequences of attempts to annex the already occupied Palestinian lands in West Bank.

 
Palestinians rally in the port city of Haifa, northern Israel, on January 18, 2017 in protest at home demolitions by Israeli authorities in Umm al-Hayran village earlier in the day.
19 Jan 2017 07:25

Palestinians rally against Israel's home demolitions

Islam Times - Thousands of Palestinians have staged separate mass demonstrations across the occupied territories amid calls for a general strike after Israeli military forces raided a village in the Negev desert and tore down a cluster of buildings.

 
A picture taken from the Palestinian West Bank village of Lubban al-Sharkiya on January 16, 2017 shows a Palestinian woman standing in front of a view of the illegal Israeli settlement of Eli.
19 Jan 2017 07:10

Fiddling with ‘core issues’ in Middle East can be ‘explosive,’ Obama warns

Islam Times - US President Barack Obama warns of an “explosive” Middle East after “sudden unilateral moves,” by the United States, in an apparent reference to Donald Trump’s calls for moving the US embassy from Tel Aviv to East Jerusalem al-Quds.

 
At least two more Palestinians have been killed and several others injured as tensions between Israeli military forces and illegal settlers on the one side and Palestinian protesters on the other continue in the occupied territories.
18 Jan 2017 07:25

2 more Palestinians killed as tensions continue in occupied territories

Islam Times - Israeli soldiers raided the Palestinian village of Umm al-Hayran in the Negev desert early on Wednesday to demolish a number of Palestinian houses there, prompting fierce scuffles with local residents, Arabic-language al-Aqsa television network reported.

 
Representatives of Palestinian political movements give a press conference in Moscow, Russia, January 17, 2017.
18 Jan 2017 07:16

Palestinian factions agree to form unity government

Islam Times - Leading Palestinian movements of Hamas and Fatah have agreed to form a new unity government following three days negotiations in Moscow, Russia.

 
What Drives Motivate Israeli Missile Attacks on Syria?
16 Jan 2017 12:30

What Drives Motivate Israeli Missile Attacks on Syria?

Islam Times - The central command of the Syrian army has announced that on Friday morning the Israeli regime fired several missiles at a big military airport in the western side of the capital Damascus. The army statement also warned Tel Aviv of the consequences of such a “blatant violation” of the ...

 
Israeli forces attack ralliers urging return of Palestinian bodies
16 Jan 2017 10:00

Israeli forces attack ralliers urging return of Palestinian bodies

Islam Times - The Israeli military has violently suppressed a Palestinian protest rally calling for the release of the bodies of those killed by the regime’s forces in the occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem.

 
Participants of a Mideast peace conference held in Paris on January 15, 2017 pose for a group picture.
16 Jan 2017 04:01

PLO welcomes France peace conference closing statement

Islam Times - The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) has welcomed the closing statement of a Middle East peace conference held in France, "which stressed the need to end the Israeli occupation."

 
Consequences of Planned US Embassy Move to al-Quds
14 Jan 2017 11:50

Consequences of Planned US Embassy Move to al-Quds

Islam Times - US President-elect Donald Trump intends to relocate the country’s embassy from Tel Aviv to al-Quds (Jerusalem) in a provocative move that is set to have grave consequences in implemented.

 
Israeli Options for "Prolonging" Syria War
14 Jan 2017 11:50

Israeli Options for "Prolonging" Syria War

Islam Times - Rejection by the nations and some of governments in the West Asia region pushes the Israeli regime to steer clear of direct interventions in the regional crises and issues.

 
Two-Goal Single Shot: Arabs and Struggles for Tel Aviv Closeness
14 Jan 2017 11:48

Two-Goal Single Shot: Arabs and Struggles for Tel Aviv Closeness

Islam Times - With Donald J. Trump's victory in the US presidential election and his entry to the White House, one of the issues that needs to be taken into account is the influence his rise to power can leave on the Arab world, including the Israeli regime’s ties with the Arab countries, and particularly ...

 
US Spies
14 Jan 2017 11:43

US Spies 'Warned Israel not to Share Intelligence with Trump'

Islam Times - US spies warned their Israeli counterparts that Russia may have “levers of pressure” over Donald Trump and told them to be careful about sharing intelligence with the White House in case it was passed on to the Kremlin, according to Israeli media reports.

 
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov talks to Saeb Erekat, the secretary general of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), during a meeting in Moscow, January 13, 2017.
14 Jan 2017 10:12

Palestine appeals to Russia to stop potential US embassy relocation

Islam Times - The Palestinian Authority (PA) has asked Russia to intervene to stop the US from likely relocating its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem al-Quds under a President Donald Trump.

 
Palestinians Urge Muslims, Christians to Protest US Embassy Relocation
11 Jan 2017 09:35

Palestinians Urge Muslims, Christians to Protest US Embassy Relocation

Islam Times - Palestinian leader urged the West Asian nation to protest the potential relocation of US embassy in Israeli occupied territories.

 
Israeli Embassy Plotted Ousting Muslim Head of UK Students Union
11 Jan 2017 09:25

Israeli Embassy Plotted Ousting Muslim Head of UK Students Union

Islam Times - Israeli embassy officials plotted the ousting of the president of UK National Union of Students (NUS) for his pro-Palestinian stances, al-Jazeera channel reported.

 
Gaza Cloaked in Desperation: Israeli Doctor
11 Jan 2017 09:18

Gaza Cloaked in Desperation: Israeli Doctor

Islam Times - An Arab Israeli has described the situation in the besieged Gaza Strip as desperate following a crippling blockade imposed by the Israeli regime since 2007.

 
Why Palestinians Carry out Attacks against Israelis?
11 Jan 2017 08:29

Why Palestinians Carry out Attacks against Israelis?

Islam Times - The question of right or wrong when it comes to attacks in occupied Palestine do not belong to universal codes of morality. Generally speaking, carrying out stabbing and ramming attacks are considered to be not only immoral but also inhumane.