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  • Jerusalem and Al-Aqsa: The Cause of Every Muslim

    Author: IslamWeb Today’s discussion revolves around Palestine, Jerusalem, and Al-Aqsa, focusing on the plight of our Muslim brothers and sisters there. They endure atrocities such as killings, missile strikes, house demolitions, and displacement amidst daily obstinacy, insults, abuses, aggressions, and betrayal. Based on the principle that those.. More

  • For Palestinians, US embassy move cements occupation status quo

    Tens of thousands of Jewish settlers, surrounded by police protection, have marched around the Old City, celebrating Jerusalem Day on the eve of the US embassy move from Tel Aviv. The annual event, which commemorates the Israeli annexation of occupied East Jerusalem in 1967, is regarded by the city's Palestinian population as a deliberate provocation. Past.. More

  • Israeli abuse against Palestinian minors rises: report

    Fadel Tamimi feared for the worst as he rushed into the hospital. His 15-year-old son, Mohammed, had just been brought there after being shot point-blank in the face by Israeli forces, during last week's protests in Nabi Saleh. "I met him at the hospital after he was injured. My wife fainted three times when she saw him," Tamimi told Al.. More

  • Israel’s settlements: 50 years of land theft explained

    To the casual visitor or tourist driving through the occupied West Bank or Jerusalem, Israeli settlements may appear as just another set of houses on a hill. The middle-class suburban style townhouses, built fast and locked in a grid of uniform units, stand like fortified compounds, in direct contrast to the sprawling limestone Palestinian homes below. Sett.. More

  • Balfour: UK government 'should hang its head in shame'

    The Balfour Declaration is only 67 words long, yet it launched what is broadly seen today as the world's most intractable conflict. The Israeli-Palestinian dispute remains an enduring crisis in the Middle East region 100 years after the declaration was signed on November 2, 1917. Former British Foreign Secretary Arthur Balfour issued the document to.. More

  • Gaza under siege: The life and death of Ahmed Shubair

    In 2016, Israel approved fewer than 50 percent of requests to exit the Gaza Strip through the Erez crossing for medical treatment abroad. "In many cases, cancer patients who had received two or three cycles [of treatment] had their travel requests stalled or rejected, effectively turning Erez into a trap and limiting the benefit of the treatment.. More

  • Muting prayers is muting the Palestinian struggle

    By Mariam Barghouti Mariam Barghouti is a Palestinian ADriving the streets of the West Bank, you see Israeli-issued street signs reading, in Arabic, "Urshalaym", the Hebrew word for Jerusalem instead of the Arabic namesake "Al-Quds". Like most Palestinians with West Bank IDs, I am rarely presented with the opportunity to visit.. More

  • The price of return

    The May 15 Nakba protests took a toll on one family in particular, losing a son who made the ultimate sacrifice. Seventeen-year-old Mohammed al-Saleh grew up in Burj al-Shemali refugee camp in south Lebanon, caring little about politics and more about sport. However, when it came to Palestine, Mohamed's 16-year-old cousin, also named Mohammed, described.. More

  • Obama to Israel: Take whatever you want

    In 2008, Barack Obama, the Democratic presidential candidate, pandered to pro-Israeli voters and Israel by promising in a speech addressed to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), that Jerusalem would forever remain "the undivided capital of Israel". Three years later, Obama is on another pre-campaign trail in order to improve.. More

  • Ibtihaal Beetlu and memories of captivity - II

    Recalling her bad memories, Ibtihaal adds, "I will never forget this as long as I live. Even when we were in the recreation area, we did not feel alive. The recreation area is a place not more than 3 square meters and it was covered with concrete. It was as if we were in a blocked box and could do nothing there but suffocate." Under.. More

  • Ibtihaal Beetlu and memories of captivity - I

    As if it was a dream, O my friend, days passed very slowly when I was in captivity. Now, I have returned to my home, family, room and that face which did not leave me even for one night. I wake up every night, thinking that this is not true and that the scene will end seconds later. Eemaan! Faatimah! I scream, repeating their names, but there is no.. More

  • Will the Palestinian Islamic Movements Become Extinct? - II

    There is no doubt that the earnest activities of the Islamic movements to maintain the strength of their ranks, the unity of their decisions and the precision of their objectives require political and media support to thwart Israel’s desired efforts to brand them as “terrorists”. Dr. Zahhaar says, The support of the Arab world.. More

  • Will the Palestinian Islamic Movements Become Extinct?- I

    The September 11 attacks on New York and Washington were virtually considered an apocalyptic event by the United States and subsequently exploited to wage a war against an unknown enemy, for reasons well known to everyone. This is why the US mobilized the majority of countries in the world to fight so-called “terrorism” under its command... More

  • “They are Suffering as you are Suffering” - II

    The achievements of the Intifaadhah (resistance) are not confined to the steadfastness of the resistance and its readiness to fight again with stronger determination, but they go beyond this to reach the collapse of the enemy’s morale and its economy. Allah The Almighty Says (what means): {And do not weaken in pursuit of the enemy. If you should.. More

  • “They are suffering as you are suffering” - I

    As the pace of the massacres committed by Israel against our brothers in Palestine accelerated, and after the martyrdom of one village after another and one refugee camp after another -- particularly after the fierce battle of Jenin under the leadership of the great martyr in (what came to be known as) the new battle of Karbala, Shaykh Mahmood Tawalbeh,.. More