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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (L) and his US counterpart, Donald Trump, hold a joint press conference at the White House in Washington, May 3, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
23 May 2017 09:11

Trump to meet Palestinian President Abbas

Islam Times - US President Donald Trump is to meet his Palestinian counterpart, Mahmoud Abbas, in the West Bank city of Bethlehem on the final day of his Middle East tour.

 
35 Days on: 220 More Prisoners Join Palestinian Hunger Strikers
23 May 2017 07:13

35 Days on: 220 More Prisoners Join Palestinian Hunger Strikers

Islam Times - 220 more Palestinian prisoners from various political factions have joined the "Freedom and Dignity" hunger strike which began 35 days ago, Ma'an news reported.

 
Hamas Spokesperson Fawzi Barhum
23 May 2017 07:03

Trump smearing reputation of Palestinian resistance: Hamas

Islam Times - The Palestinian resistance movement Hamas says US President Donald Trump is smearing the reputation of Palestinian "resistance" in favor of the Israeli occupation.

 
Palestinians Protest Trump’s visit in ‘Day of Rage’
23 May 2017 06:45

Palestinians Protest Trump’s visit in ‘Day of Rage’

Islam Times - Palestinians are protesting US President Donald Trump’s visit to the occupied territories.

 
A handout picture provided by the Saudi Royal Palace on May 20, 2017 shows US President Donald Trump (L) and Saudi Arabia
22 May 2017 08:21

Massive US-Saudi arms deal upsets Israeli leaders

Islam Times - Israel has voiced concern about ability to retain its "qualitative military edge" in the Middle East following the $110 billion arms package signed between the US and Saudi Arabia over the weekend.

 
This file photo shows members of the Ezzedeen al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of Hamas, during a military parade in Gaza City. (Photo by Anadolu news agency)
22 May 2017 08:15

Hamas rejects US president’s description of terror group

Islam Times - Hamas has roundly dismissed US President Donald Trump's allegations against the Palestinian resistance movement, stating his description of the anti-Israel group exhibits his “complete bias” in favor of the Israel regime.

 
Palestinian women shout slogans during a press conference in Gaza City in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli jails on May 18, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
22 May 2017 08:05

Some 220 prisoners join jailed Palestinian hunger strikers

Islam Times - Some 220 Palestinian prisoners have joined the "Freedom and Dignity" mass hunger strike which began last month.

 
The file photo shows Barak 8 aerial defense system. (Photo by IAI)
22 May 2017 07:56

Israel to bag over $600mn in military deal with India

Islam Times - The Israeli regime has inked an arms deal worth $630 million with India to provide the Indian Navy with an advanced long-range surface-to-air missile system.

 
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (L) speaks in a joint press conference with his US counterpart, Donald Trump, at the White House in Washington on May 3, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
21 May 2017 08:06

Abbas to propose large-scale land swap with Israel: Official

Islam Times - A Palestinian official says President Mahmoud Abbas will propose exchanging 6.5 percent of the Palestinian territory to Israel, more than triple the amount put forward in a previous land-swap initiative.

 
Hamas Insists on Palestinian Refugees Right to Return Rejects Alternative Homeland Plan
20 May 2017 08:16

Hamas Insists on Palestinian Refugees Right to Return Rejects Alternative Homeland Plan

Islam Times - Palestinian resistance movement Hamas insists that Palestinians, whom Israeli regime evicted from their motherland, has the right returns their country.

 
Israeli Forces Detain Palestinian Youth Shot by Zionist Settler
18 May 2017 05:58

Israeli Forces Detain Palestinian Youth Shot by Zionist Settler

Islam Times - Israeli Regime forces detained a Palestinian youth after a Zionist settler shot him on Wednesday morning for allegedly throwing rocks at passing vehicles in the central occupied West Bank.

 
Labour victory will be a big step forward for Palestinians
18 May 2017 05:39

Labour victory will be a big step forward for Palestinians

Islam Times - Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn’s victory against British Prime Minister Theresa May in the June 8 election will be a big step forward for the people of Palestine, says Stephen Lendman, a journalist and political analyst based in Chicago.

 
Israel’s Construction and Housing Minister Yoav Galant
17 May 2017 10:08

Israeli minister says Assad should be killed

Islam Times - An Israeli minister says Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is to blame for the sufferings of the Arab state and should be assassinated, a day after the US leveled fresh baseless allegations against the Damascus government.

 
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).