Palestinians march to back hunger strike

BEITOUNIA, West Bank, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Palestinians gathered in the West Bank town of Beitounia Thursday to march to Israel's Ofer military prison to show support for prisoner hunger strikes.

British court: Activist detained illegally

LONDON, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- A Palestinian cleric who was not told he had been banned from Britain should get compensation for his detention after he traveled there, a court said Friday.

Britain to deport Palestinian activist

LONDON, June 29 (UPI) -- The British government said it is taking steps to remove a leading Palestinian activist who managed to enter the country despite being banned.
Jerusalem court banishes sheik from city

Jerusalem court banishes sheik from city

JERUSALEM, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- A Jerusalem court banned the head of the Islamic Movement's northern faction from the city for 30 days for inciting violence on Temple Mount.

Calls in Israel to outlaw Islamic group

JERUSALEM, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Israeli Vice Prime Minister Silvan Shalom said Tuesday the Islamic Movement should be outlawed for inciting the recent wave of violence at Temple Mount.

Abbas hires Jerusalem affairs adviser

RAMALLAH, West Bank, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Palestinian Authority officials in Ramallah, West Bank, say Chairman Mahmoud Abbas has hired a special adviser on Jerusalem affairs.

Israeli police break up Islamist meeting

JERUSALEM, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Israeli police say officers in east Jerusalem broke up a meeting of Hamas and an Israeli Islamic group.

Israeli Knesset supports Islamic faction

JERUSALEM, July 11 (UPI) -- A proposal to ban an outlaw faction of the Islamic Movement throughout Israel was rejected Wednesday by Knesset members during a first reading.

Islamic Movement leader arrested in Israel

JERUSALEM, March 7 (UPI) -- The Islamic Movement's Northern Front leader was arrested Wednesday at a Jerusalem protest for flying Syrian and Palestinian Liberation Organization flags.

Muslim cleric arrested over Jerusalem riot

JERUSALEM, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- A top cleric from Israel's Islamic Movement has been arrested on charges of assault and public disorder over last week's riots at Jerusalem's Temple Mount.
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