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Why Not a Probe of ‘Israel-gate’?
22 Apr 2017 09:36

Why Not a Probe of ‘Israel-gate’?

Islam Times - The other day, I asked a longtime Democratic Party insider who is working on the Russia-gate investigation which country interfered more in U.S. politics, Russia or Israel. Without a moment’s hesitation, he replied, “Israel, of course.”

 
Zionist Settlers Continue Al Aqsa Mosque Desecration
20 Apr 2017 08:06

Zionist Settlers Continue Al Aqsa Mosque Desecration

Islam Times - Israeli regime troop on Wednesday escorted Zionist settlers as they desecrated the al-Aqsa Mosque—the third holiest site in Islam.

 
Palestinian Authority official Issa Qaraqe gives a press conference in the Israeli occupied West Bank city of Ramallah on the large number of Palestinians staging hunger strikes in Israeli jails, April 19, 2017. (Photos by AFP)
20 Apr 2017 06:48

Palestinian Authority slams Israel’s refusal to talk to hunger-striking prisoners

Islam Times - The Palestinian Authority’s head of detainees' affairs says that the death of any hunger-striking prisoner may lead to a “new Intifada.”

 
UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric
19 Apr 2017 12:48

UN says closely monitoring mass hunger strike in Israeli jails

Islam Times - The United Nations says it is keeping a close eye on the situation of more than a thousand Palestinian prisoners, who have gone on hunger strike honoring a call by a fellow inmate.

 
Israeli Regime Implement Punitive Actions against 1,600 Palestinian Hunger-Strikers
19 Apr 2017 07:47

Israeli Regime Implement Punitive Actions against 1,600 Palestinian Hunger-Strikers

Islam Times - As more than 1,600 Palestinian political prisoners launched an open-ended hunger strike on Monday, Palestinian Prisoners’ Day, Israeli Prison Service (IPS) officials took a series of punitive measures against the participating prisoners, particularly those leading the strike.

 
Israel Detained over 400 Palestinians Last Year for Facebook Posts
19 Apr 2017 07:47

Israel Detained over 400 Palestinians Last Year for Facebook Posts

Islam Times - Israeli regime has detained more than 400 Palestinians in less than a year over social media activity, Israeli daily Haaretz reported citing sources from regime's army and internal security service the Shin Bet.

 
Palestinians hold pictures of their loved ones that are held in Israeli jails, during a rally to mark the Palestinian Prisoners’ Day, April 16, 2017.
17 Apr 2017 12:53

Mass hunger strike begins in Israel jails

Islam Times - Hundreds of Palestinians held in Israeli prisons have gone on hunger strike in one of the biggest actions of its kind and are expected to be joined by hundreds of more inmates.

 
A Palestinian man gestures in front of a poster bearing the portrait of Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti, during a rally marking Palestinian Prisoner Day in Gaza City on April 17, 2016. (Photo by AFP)
17 Apr 2017 09:01

Jailed Fatah leader urges solidarity with hunger striking Palestine prisoners

Islam Times - Former Fatah Movement leader Marwan Bargouthi has called for solidarity with Palestinian prisoners ahead of a mass hunger strike.

 
Graffiti and murals decorating the Israel
17 Apr 2017 08:31

Talking Palestine: What Frame of Analysis? Which Goals and Messages? (Part II)

Islam Times - Part I of this commentary was published by Ma'an on Saturday, in which Nadia Hijab and Ingrid Jaradat Gassner compare different frameworks of analysis, highlighting the merits of the settler colonial framework in particular. Below, the authors conclude the anti-apartheid framework is, ...

 
Talking Palestine: What Frame of Analysis? Which Goals and Messages? (Part I)
17 Apr 2017 04:33

Talking Palestine: What Frame of Analysis? Which Goals and Messages? (Part I)

Islam Times - To say there is no longer a consensus among the Palestinian people on the ultimate political solution is to state the obvious. On the one hand, those claiming political leadership over the Palestinians are pursuing a sovereign state alongside Israel.

 
Palestine retold: Tragic anniversaries are not only about remembrance
16 Apr 2017 11:30

Palestine retold: Tragic anniversaries are not only about remembrance

Islam Times - For Palestinians, 2017 is a year of significant anniversaries.

 
The True Cost of Israel
16 Apr 2017 11:28

The True Cost of Israel

Islam Times - The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) concluded its annual conference late last month, triggering the usual debate in various alternative media outlets. Why does so much U.S. taxpayer money go to a small and not particularly useful client state that has a vibrant European-...

 
Hanan Ashrawi, an executive committee member of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO)
16 Apr 2017 08:29

White House inhabited by Israeli settlers: PLO official

Islam Times - A senior member of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) has denounced the pro-Israeli policy adopted by the administration of US President Donald Trump, saying the White House is now inhabited by Israeli settlers.

 
The Gaza Strip depends on outside donations to buy fuel for power generation in the territory which is under a crippling Israeli blockade.
16 Apr 2017 08:28

Gaza faces severe crisis amid power plant shutdown

Islam Times - The Gaza Strip of about 2 million Palestinians is to face a severe energy crisis starting from Sunday as the besieged enclave's sole power plant is about to shut down amid a lack of funds to buy fuel.

 
Islamic Organizations Warn over Israel’s Anti Al-Aqsa Plots
16 Apr 2017 07:07

Islamic Organizations Warn over Israel’s Anti Al-Aqsa Plots

Islam Times - Palestinian Islamic institutions have warned of Israeli regime's plots against al-Aqsa Mosque amid intensification of Zionist settlers' desecration of the holy Islamic site.

 
Israeli Regime to Demolish Palestinian Mosque
15 Apr 2017 11:53

Israeli Regime to Demolish Palestinian Mosque

Islam times - Israeli regime is set to demolish a mosque in the occupied East Jerusalem (al-Quds) amid protests by Palestinians.

 
Palestinian archbishop to boycott DC conference in protest of American policies
10 Apr 2017 12:16

Palestinian archbishop to boycott DC conference in protest of American policies

Islam Times - Sabastiya Archbishop Atallah Hanna, of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem, said he would boycott an upcoming conference in the United States aiming to discuss the situation of Christians in the Middle East, over what he called “misguided” American policies in the region.

 
Israel detained 509 Palestinians in March, report says
10 Apr 2017 12:15

Israel detained 509 Palestinians in March, report says

Islam Times - Israeli forces detained 509 Palestinians across the occupied Palestinian territory during the month of March, prisoners’ rights organizations said in a joint report on Sunday.

 
Archive photo of survivors of the Deir Yassin massacre.
10 Apr 2017 12:15

On 69th anniversary, PLO remembers 'heartbreaking' Deir Yassin massacre

Islam Times - The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) marked on Sunday the 69th anniversary of the Deir Yassin massacre, when at least 100 Palestinians were killed by Zionist militias in the Jerusalem-area village of Deir Yassin in 1948.

 
Arab League foreign ministers attend a meeting in the Egyptian capital Cairo
9 Apr 2017 04:51

Normalization in the name of peace: How Israel understands the Arab Peace Initiative

Islam Times - Once more, the Arab Peace Initiative of 2002 is taking center stage. Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas insisted during his speech before the recently concluded Arab League Summit in Jordan, that the Initiative is the only solution on the table; asserting that it will not ...