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This file photo shows a view of New Zealand Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB).

New Zealand snooping on tiny South Pacific neighbors

Islam Times - Latest documents leaked by US whistleblower Edward Snowden have revealed that New Zealand is conducting mass electronic surveillance on its South Pacific neighbors, and then passing the information on to a US-led intelligence alliance.

The file photos of Malaysian nationals Muhamad Wanndy (L) and Mohd Faris, who have been identified in an ISIL video

Malaysia identifies two ISIL terrorists in beheading video

Islam Times - Malaysia’s counter-terrorism police say they have identified two Malaysian nationals in a gruesome ISIL decapitation video.

New Leaks Reveal UAE Involvement in Egyptian Military Coup against Mursi

New Leaks Reveal UAE Involvement in Egyptian Military Coup against Mursi

Islam Times - Audio recordings of senior Egyptian officials that were leaked Sunday by suggested that the United Arab Emirates gave the Egyptian Defense Ministry money for a protest campaign against former President Mohammad Mursi.

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un

N Korea leader calls on army to ‘prepare for war’

Islam Times - North Korean leader has called on his country's army to strengthen its preparedness for a possible military confrontation with the US and its allies amid what is called security threats ahead of the annual joint US-South Korea war games described by Pyongyang as provocative....

 
Saudi executions at unprecedented rate: Amnesty

Saudi executions at unprecedented rate: Amnesty

Islam Times - Amnesty International says Saudi Arabia has carried out an unprecedented number of executions since the start of the year.

New Saudi king’s policy on Palestine

New Saudi king’s policy on Palestine

Islam Times - Saudi Arabia’s policy on Palestine has been half-hearted at best and complicit in Israel’s crimes at worst.

New king, new times: What Salman

New king, new times: What Salman's cabinet reshuffle means

Islam Times - With a new king on the throne, and new faces being introduced in the cabinet, there is nervousness within political circles over how these changing times and faces in Saudi Arabia are going to translate for the region.

Saudi Arabia ‘advancing US imperialism’

Saudi Arabia ‘advancing US imperialism’

Islam Times - US President Barack Obama has “embraced” the Wahhabi agenda of Saudi Arabia, a country that is tasked with advancing American imperialism in the region, a peace activist in California says.

 
Former MP’s Brother Shot Dead in Northern Lebanon

Former MP’s Brother Shot Dead in Northern Lebanon

Islam Times - Brother of Arab Democratic Party leader former MP Ali Eid was shot dead Monday in the Akkar town of al-Kuweikhat, in an attack that was swiftly condemned by the residents and the municipality.

Lebanese Army Heavily Deploys on Outskirts of Ras Baalbek

Lebanese Army Heavily Deploys on Outskirts of Ras Baalbek

Islam Times - The Lebanese Army carried out an operation at dawn on the outskirts of Ras Baalbek and Arsal using rocket artillery, heavy and medium weapons to protect its posts near the border and reduce infiltration operations by militant groups.

From Lebanon to Afghanistan, Sayyed Abbas: the Leader, the Fighter, the Martyr

From Lebanon to Afghanistan, Sayyed Abbas: the Leader, the Fighter, the Martyr

Islam Times - History of the Islamic Resistance of Lebanon proves that great leaders of Hezbollah had spared nothing for the sake of their cause. Neither did they save their time nor their money, sons and souls.

Sayyed Nasrallah to those Who Criticize Hezbollah on Syria Fight: Join Us

Sayyed Nasrallah to those Who Criticize Hezbollah on Syria Fight: Join Us

Islam Times - Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah called on Monday for those who urge Hezbollah to withdraw from Syria to join the party in its fight against Takfiri terrorists in Syria, Iraq and everywhere as the terrorists set Mecca and Medina their main target.

 
Nuclear Deal Must Observe Iran’s Rights: Rouhani

Nuclear Deal Must Observe Iran’s Rights: Rouhani

Islam Times - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday that the Iranian nuclear negotiators will never accept a deal that may violate the right of the Iranian nation.

Tehran Slams Netanyahu Iranophobic Speech at US Congress

Tehran Slams Netanyahu Iranophobic Speech at US Congress

Islam Times - A senior official at the Foreign Ministry said Iranophobic speech of the Zionist regime Prime Minister at the US Congress was part of his campaign for the upcoming legislative elections.

Iran Starts ’Great Prophet - 9’ Drills in Persian Gulf

Iran Starts ’Great Prophet - 9’ Drills in Persian Gulf

Islam Times - The Islamic Revolution Guard Corps started massive military drills named "Great Prophet Mohammad the Messenger of Allah 9" Wednesday morning in the Strait of Hormuz in Larak Island, Persian Gulf, Mehr news agency reported.

Sayyari: Iran’s Warships Equipped with Hi-Tech Systems, Ready to Face any Threat

Sayyari: Iran’s Warships Equipped with Hi-Tech Systems, Ready to Face any Threat

Islam Times - Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said Iran's warships have been equipped with state-of-the-art technologies, adding that the home-made destroyer, 'Damavand', will join the country's Caspian fleet in March.

 
Iraqi forces take position in the northern part of Diyala province, bordering Salahuddin province, as they take part in an assault to retake the city of Tikrit from ISIL on March 4, 2015.

Iraq army set to recapture Tikrit from ISIL

Islam Times - Iraqi army soldiers backed by Shia fighters are tightening the noose around the ISIL-held city of Tikrit, located on the Tigris River in the east.

Iraqi security forces and Shia fighters are seen during clashes with ISIL militants in Salahuddin province, March 2, 2015.

Iraq liberates 97 regions, districts in Salahuddin Province

Islam Times - Iraqi forces have managed to liberate 97 regions and districts from ISIL Takfiri militants in their ongoing operation in Salahudding province.

Iraqi Army Launches Campaign in Salahuddin to Drive ISIL out

Iraqi Army Launches Campaign in Salahuddin to Drive ISIL out

Islam Times - Iraq's armed forces attacked strongholds of the so-called 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' (ISIL) takfiri group north of Baghdad on Monday at the start of a campaign aimed at driving them out of the province of Salahuddin.

Australia Announces It was Sending Extra 300 Troops to Iraq

Australia Announces It was Sending Extra 300 Troops to Iraq

Islam Times - Australia announced Tuesday it will send another 300 troops to Iraq in a joint mission with New Zealand to “help train local forces” fighting to reclaim territory seized by ISIL terrorist group.

 
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu

Turkey keen on helping Iraq retake Mosul: Turkish PM

Islam Times - Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu says Ankara is willing to support a possible operation to take back the Iraqi city of Mosul from the Takfiri ISIL terror group.

Turkey’s Military Aid Reaches Iraq

Turkey’s Military Aid Reaches Iraq

Islam Times - Two planes carrying military aid land in Baghdad and have delivered much needed supplies and was handed over by Ambassador Kaymakci to Iraq Defense Officials.

Fighting ISIL Not Priority for Turkey: US Spy Chief

Fighting ISIL Not Priority for Turkey: US Spy Chief

Islam Times - Turkey does not place a high priority on fighting ISIL and as a result foreign fighters are able to travel through the country into Syria, US intelligence chief James Clapper said on Thursday.

Turkey to Launch ’Train-and-Equip Program’ for Syrian Opposition Forces

Turkey to Launch ’Train-and-Equip Program’ for Syrian Opposition Forces

Islam Times - The train-and-equip program for Syrian opposition militants will start on March 1 in Turkey, the Turkish Foreign Ministry confirmed on Friday.

 
Ralliers rap

Ralliers rap 'sluggish' inquiry into Pakistan massacre

Islam Times - Hundreds of Pakistani people have staged a rally in the northwestern city of Peshawar, calling on the government to expedite an investigation into a militant attack on an army-run school in the city.

Pakistan Arrests Local ISIL Commander

Pakistan Arrests Local ISIL Commander

Islam Times - Pakistani security forces have arrested a man they believe is the commander of the so-called 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' (ISIL) terrorist group operating in the country as well as two accomplices involved in recruiting and sending fighters to Syria, intelligence ...

Ikramul Haq alias Lahori

Pakistan hangs militant involved in Iran diplomat assassination

Islam Times - A Pakistani militant involved in the assassination of the Iranian cultural attaché in Islamabad in 1990 has been hanged in a jail in the Pakistani city of Lahore.

Pakistan’s Musharraf indicted in 2006 murder case of opposition leader

Pakistan’s Musharraf indicted in 2006 murder case of opposition leader

Islam Times - A Pakistani court has indicted the country’s former military ruler, Pervez Musharraf, and five others in the killing of an opposition leader in 2006.

 
Gunmen Abduct 30 Shia Muslims in Afghanistan

Gunmen Abduct 30 Shia Muslims in Afghanistan

Islam Times - Masked gunmen have abducted 30 Shia Muslims who were travelling by bus through southern Afghanistan, officials said on Tuesday.

An Afghan soldier keeps watch at a checkpoint in the western province of Herat.

Afghan army launches major offensive against Taliban militants

Islam Times - Afghan military forces have launched a major offensive against Taliban militants in the southern province of Helmand, which is considered the militants’ stronghold.

Drone Kills Senior Afghan Militant, Four Pakistanis

Drone Kills Senior Afghan Militant, Four Pakistanis

Islam Times - A missile-firing drone killed at least six in Afghanistan on Monday including a veteran militant believed to have defected to ISIL from the Taliban, Afghan officials said.

Afghan forces patrol during an anti-Taliban operation in Andar district, February 4, 2015.

Taliban militants attack Afghan police station

Islam Times - Taliban militants have attacked a police headquarters in Afghanistan’s northern province of Kunduz, officials say.

 
Kuwait set to reopen Yemen mission in Aden

Kuwait set to reopen Yemen mission in Aden

Islam Times - Kuwait has announced a decision to reopen its diplomatic mission in Yemen’s southern coastal city of Aden, where former President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi plans to establish a rival power base.

10 killed as Yemen Houthis take over US-trained special forces base

10 killed as Yemen Houthis take over US-trained special forces base

Islam Times - The clashes, which lasted around six hours, started late on Tuesday when Houthis shelled the camp with heavy weapons.

Ansarullah Rejects Hadi’s Call to Hold Dialogue outside Sanna

Ansarullah Rejects Hadi’s Call to Hold Dialogue outside Sanna

Islam Times - The Yemeni main opposition group Ansarullah, as well as a number of Yemeni parties, rejected on Wednesday the call of the resigned President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi to hold dialogue sessions outside Sanaa.

UN Says Yemen Parties Agree on Transitional Council

UN Says Yemen Parties Agree on Transitional Council

Islam Times - Yemen's parties agreed on a "people's transitional council" to help govern the country and guide it out of a political crisis, U.N. mediator Jamal Benomar announced on Friday.

 
A man whips up a crowd which included migrant workers from Africa and Asia who said they were paid to be there, at the Qatar Open of international beach volleyball at the Al Gharafa Sports Club in Doha, Qatar, on November 8, 2014.

Qatar pays migrant workers to make sport arenas look full

Islam Times - Qatar has been accused of paying migrant workers to attend sport events in the country in an attempt to make empty arenas look full.

Syria militants trained on Qatari soil

Syria militants trained on Qatari soil

Islam Times - According to a new report, militants fighting against the government of President Bashar al-Assad in Syria are being covertly trained on the Qatari soil with the help of the United States.

 
Jordan sentences Brotherhood leader to jail time for Facebook post

Jordan sentences Brotherhood leader to jail time for Facebook post

Islam Times - A Jordanian court Sunday sentenced a senior leader of the Muslim Brotherhood to 18 months in prison for criticizing a decision by the United Arab Emirates to blacklist his organization.

Jordan conducts 56 raids on ISIL positions in Syria

Jordan conducts 56 raids on ISIL positions in Syria

Islam Times - The Jordanian army's jet fighters have carried out 56 retaliatory airstrikes in three consecutive days against the strongholds of Takfiri ISIL militants in northern Syria, after the immolation of a Jordanian pilot held hostage by the terrorist group.

Jordanians carry an effigy of ISIL leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi during a march in Amman on February 6, 2015

Thousands of Jordanians demand revenge for pilot's death

Islam Times - Thousands of protesters have urged the Amman government to step up its retaliatory airstrikes against ISIL positions after the ruthless killing of a Jordanian pilot at the hands of the Takfiri terrorist group.

ISIL’s Murder of Jordanian Pilot Draws Worldwide Condemnations

ISIL’s Murder of Jordanian Pilot Draws Worldwide Condemnations

Islam Times - The murder of the Jordanian Pilot by the Takfiri group ISIL drew condemnations by several countries across the world on Wednesday.

 
China’s defense spending to grow 10 percent in 2015: Official

China’s defense spending to grow 10 percent in 2015: Official

Islam Times - China’s defense budget will grow to around USD 145 billion in 2015, registering a rise of about 10 percent in comparison with 2014.

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying

China fires back at Obama over anti-terror law remarks

Islam Times - China has slammed the Unites States after Washington criticized a Chinese anti-terror law that would force tech firms to surrender key information to Communist authorities.

Indian PM Narendra Modi gestures a greeting to crowds in Arunachal Pradesh on Feb. 20, 2015.

China protests Indian PM visit to disputed border region

Islam Times - China has lodged a protest against a controversial visit by Indian Premier Narendra Modi to a border region claimed by the both neighbors.

US views China as a threat: Ex-Pentagon official

US views China as a threat: Ex-Pentagon official

Islam Times - The United States is really concerned about Asia and views China as a threat, says Karen Kwiatkowski, a former Pentagon official.

 
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott (L) and his New Zealand counterpart John Key speak in Auckland on February 27, 2015.

Australia, New Zealand poised for joint mission in Iraq

Islam Times - Australia is weighing a plan to join New Zealand in a training mission in Iraq to help fight against the ISIL Takfiri militants in the war-torn country, Prime Minister Tony Abbott says.

Australian PM Outlines Crackdown on Terrorism

Australian PM Outlines Crackdown on Terrorism

Islam Times - Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Monday that his government would seek to revoke the citizenship or curb the rights of Australians involved in terrorism and tighten immigration, visa and hate speech laws in a crackdown on terrorism.

Australians Mourn Hostages Killed in Siege

Australians Mourn Hostages Killed in Siege

Islam Times - Sydneysiders laid flowers Tuesday at the scene of a deadly siege, in an outpouring of grief and shock that this could happen in their city.

 
 
An Israeli soldier gestures in relief as he walks with comrades near the Gaza after returning from the Palestinian coastal enclave, August 4, 2014.

350 Israel soldiers sought psychotherapy after Gaza war

Islam Times - Hundreds of Israeli soldiers who participated in the Tel Aviv regime’s war against the besieged Gaza Strip ...

Abbas says talks with Israel still on table

Abbas says talks with Israel still on table

Islam Times - President Mahmoud Abbas said Wednesday talks with Israel are still on the table, despite moves at the UN and ...

PA pays limited salaries as Israel withholds taxes

PA pays limited salaries as Israel withholds taxes

Islam Times - For the third month in a row, the Palestinian Authority will pay its civil servants only 60 percent of their ...

IOF Razes Palestinian Homes in Jordan Valley

IOF Razes Palestinian Homes in Jordan Valley

Islam Times - The Zionist occupation forces accompanied by bulldozers stormed on Wednesday a Palestinian neighborhood in ...

A session at Egypt’s Supreme Constitutional Court to determine if the parliamentary election law is constitutional, Cairo, February 25, 2015

Egypt court rejects election law as unconstitutional

Islam Times - An Egyptian court has ruled that parts of the country’s election law violate the constitution.

Egypt hosts international forum against Takfiri terror

Egypt hosts international forum against Takfiri terror

Islam Times - Egypt is hosting an international conference on the rising threats of Takfiri terrorism in the Middle East ...

Egyptian police inspect cars at a checkpoint in North Sinai on January 31, 2015.

Egypt kills 28, arrests 16 terrorists in Sinai

Islam Times - The Egyptian security forces have killed 28 Takfiri terrorists and arrested 16 others following large-scale ...

Egypt Militants Bomb House of Sinai ’Agent’

Egypt Militants Bomb House of Sinai ’Agent’

Islam Times - Unidentified militants have bombed the home of an Egyptian man in the northern Sinai Peninsula after accusing ...

 
 
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Nigeria’s Boko Haram Echoes ISIL, Releases Beheading Video

Nigeria’s Boko Haram Echoes ISIL, Releases Beheading Video

Islam Times - The Nigerian Takfiri group Boko Haram has released a video that purportedly shows militants beheading two men, its first online posting using the advanced graphics and editing techniques associated with its counterpart in Syria and Iraq, ISIL.

'Ex-Israeli agents' threatened cyber attack on S Africa

Islam Times - A group claiming to be former agents of Israel's Mossad threatened to unleash a devastating cyber attack on South Africa unless its government cracked down on the growing campaign to boycott Israel, according to intelligence documents leaked to Al Jazeera's Investigative ...

Boko Haram invades Nigerian city of Gombe

Boko Haram invades Nigerian city of Gombe

Islam Times - Hundreds of armed Boko Haram Takfiris have invaded the volatile northeastern Nigerian city of Gombe, calling for a boycott of the upcoming general elections.

Niger president urges nation to stand firm against Boko Haram

Niger president urges nation to stand firm against Boko Haram

Islam Times - Nigerien President Mahamadou Issoufou has urged his nation to stand firm against Boko Haram Takfiri militants who have been repeatedly launching cross-border sorties from Nigeria over the last few days.

 
Libyan Ambassador to the UN Ibrahim Dabbashi

Libya repeats plea at UNSC over arms embargo

Islam Times - Libya has once again urged the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to grant an exemption in an arms embargo on the North African country and allow military purchases needed to fight Takfiri ISIL militants.

Obama: Libya a security threat to the US

Obama: Libya a security threat to the US

Islam Times - President Barack Obama sent a formal letter to Congress on Monday extending a national emergency for Libya for a year because of the conflict over power and access to the country's resources.

Dairi said Libya was seeking

Libya asks UN to lift arms embargo to confront ISIL

Islam Times - Foreign minister says the international community has a "legal and moral responsibility" to support his government.

ISIS fighters in Derna, eastern Libya

ISIS plans to invade Europe through Libya

Islam Times - ISIS’ plans to conquer Europe via Libya have been revealed in letters seen by an anti-terrorism group.

 
The Tunisian tennis player, Malek Jaziri

Tunisia tennis player shuns Israeli opponent

Islam Times - A Tunisian tennis player has pulled out of a French tournament in order not to compete against an Israeli opponent.

An ISIL Takfiri terrorist identified as Abou Mouqatel (r) is wanted by Tunisian officials.

Terrorists slit throat of Tunisian policeman

Islam Times - Terrorists have ruthlessly slit the throat of a policeman in Tunisia before stabbing him to death.

Tunisians celebrate birth of Prophet Muhammad PBUH

Tunisians celebrate birth of Prophet Muhammad PBUH

Islam Times - Every year, Tunisians celebrate the Birth of Prophet Muhammad Peace Be Upon Him at the Shrine of Muslim Saint Sidi BouSaid El Béji in the North of the capital city Tunis. People from all walks of life attend the event to pray and sing religious songs and Poems.

An elderly woman casts her vote during the first round of the presidential election in Tunisia, November 23, 2014.

Tunisia announces presidential runoff election date

Islam Times - The Tunisian electoral commission has announced that polling stations will be open to voters in the country’s presidential runoff election later this month.

 
 
 
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