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Mohammed al-Dhalaein, the son of Jordanian lawmaker Mazen al-Dhalaein, was killed in a bomb attack for Daesh in Iraq.

Jordanian lawmaker’s son was Daesh bomber in Iraq

Islam Times - The son of a Jordanian parliamentarian has died while carrying out a bomb attack for the Daesh Takfiri militant group in Iraq.

Indian paramilitary troopers clash with Kashmiri protestors in Srinagar on September 25, 2015.

Indian forces clash with protesters in Kashmir on Eid al-Adha

Islam Times - Scuffles have broken out between Indian security forces and pro-independence protesters in the Indian-administered Kashmir after prayers marking Eid al-Adha (the Feast of Sacrifice), which marks the culmination of the annual Hajj pilgrimage.

Malaysian police officers

Malaysia police arrest three for suspected terror plot

Islam Times - Three people have been arrested in Malaysia on suspicion of planning terror attacks in the capital, Kuala Lumpur.

In this September 2014 photo, Malaysian security forces are seen arresting terrorist suspects in Kuala Lampur.

US, Australia embassies in Malaysia warn citizens over terror threats

Islam Times - The US and Australian embassies in Malaysia have warned their citizens to keep away from a popular street in the capital, Kuala Lumpur, amid fears of a potential terrorist attack.

Soldiers stand on a Saudi tank on the outskirts of the southern Yemeni port city of Aden on August 3, 2015.

Senior Saudi commander killed near Yemen border

Islam Times - A senior Saudi military commander has been killed in the country’s southwestern province of Asir near the border with Yemen.

Smoke billows from buildings after airstrikes by Saudi Arabia on the Yemen capital, Sana

Riyadh bombs Yemen despite UN warning about casualties

Islam Times - Saudi Arabia has continued its deadly military aggression against neighboring Yemen as the United Nations warns about the number of civilian casualties in the Yemeni conflict and blames Riyadh’s measures against the impoverished Arab country.

Nawaf bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

King Salman's brother and former Saudi spymaster dies at 83

Islam Times - Prince Nawaf bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Saudi King Salman’s elder brother and his special advisor, has died at the age of 83.

Mecca crush survivors share accounts, blame Saudi authorities

Mecca crush survivors share accounts, blame Saudi authorities

Islam Times - Survivors of a deadly crush during the Hajj rituals have shared their accounts of the incident in which hundreds of people were killed near Saudi Arabia's holy city of Mecca.

n image grab taken from al-Manar TV on September 25, 2015 shows Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah, the head of Lebanon’s Hezbollah resistance movement.

Committee of Muslim states must oversee Hajj: Nasrallah

Islam Times - The secretary general of Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah says the Saudi regime should allow a joint committee of Muslim countries to oversee the management of annual Hajj pilgrimage.

British Prime Minister David Cameron

UK PM on surprise visit to Lebanon to talk Syria refugees

Islam Times - UK Prime Minister David Cameron has made an unannounced visit to the Lebanese capital of Beirut, where he is expected to inspect a Syrian refugee camp and meet with his Lebanese counterpart Tammam Salam.

Lebanese activists hold anti-government placards during a protest denouncing Lebanon

Lebanon cabinet approves plan to end trash crisis

Islam Times - Lebanon’s cabinet has agreed on a plan to end a months-long waste disposal crisis that triggered unprecedented and widespread public outcry.

Lebanese activist clash with riot police outside the Environment Ministry in downtown Beirut on September 1, 2015 as Lebanese police started forcefully evacuating protesters who had occupied part of the building.

Lebanon police drives protesters out of ministry

Islam Times - Lebanese riot police have forcibly driven out protesters who had occupied part of the country’s Environment Ministry in the capital, Beirut.

The building of Iran’s Foreign Ministry in downtown Tehran.

Iran hits back: Senior Bahraini diplomat ordered to leave

Islam Times - Iran has ordered a top Bahraini diplomat to leave the Islamic Republic after declaring him persona non grata, amid baseless allegations made by the Manama regime against Tehran.

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei attends a joint commencement ceremony for the graduates of the Iranian Army’s military academies in the city of Noshahr in northern Mazandaran Province September 30, 2015

Iran's possible reaction vis-à-vis Mina tragedy tough: Leader

Islam Times - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says Saudi Arabia has not made good on its obligations regarding the recent deadly Hajj incident, saying Iran's possible response will be"tough and harsh."

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei attends a joint commencement ceremony for the graduates of the Iranian Army’s military academies in the city of Noshahr in northern Mazandaran Province September 30, 2015

Iran's Leader urges Muslim world to probe into Hajj tragedy

Islam Times - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says representatives from Iran and the Islamic world should investigate the cause of the recent deadly Hajj incident.

The front view of the entrance of Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs in downtown Tehran

Iran protests Saudi delay in transferring pilgrims’ bodies

Islam Times - Iran’s Foreign Ministry has summoned Saudi Arabia’s chargé d'affaires in Tehran for the fourth time to protest against Riyadh authorities' mishandling of the recent deadly crush in Mina, near the holy city of Mecca in the kingdom.

A member of the allied Iraqi forces, consisting of the Iraqi army and fighters from the Popular Mobilization units, poses for a photo in front of a road sign during clashes with Daesh Takfiri terrorists on the outskirts of Fallujah, in Iraq

Iraqi army shoots down Daesh spy drone in Anbar

Islam Times - The Iraqi army has shot down a surveillance drone operated by the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group in the west of the crisis-stricken country.

Iraqis are seen during a demonstration in Tahrir Square in the capital, Baghdad, October 2, 2015.

Thousands of Iraqis demonstrate for better services

Islam Times - Iraqis have held demonstrations in the capital, Baghdad, and several other cities urging the government to fulfill its promised reform package aimed at tackling corruption and improving services.

Iraq’s senior Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani

Ayatollah Sistani urges expanded fight against Daesh

Islam Times - Iraq’s senior Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani says the fight against Daesh is global, urging the expansion of the efforts aimed at battling the Takfiri terrorist group.

Takfiri Daesh militants in Iraq’s western province of Anbar.

Daesh militants defecting to other groups over pay cut: Iraqi source

Islam Times - Hundreds of militants belonging to the Daesh Takfiri group are defecting to other terrorist organizations over a cut in their salary, an Iraqi source says.

A masked PKK militant from behind a barricade of concrete blocks, draped with tarps during clashes with Turkish forces at Bismil, the southeastern province of Diyarbakir, September 28, 2015.

Turkey soldiers kill 17 ‘PKK militants’

Islam Times - Seventeen suspected Kurdish militants have been killed by Turkey’s armed forces, just hours following a move by the government in Ankara to impose a curfew in the mainly Kurdish southeastern town of Silvan.


Turkey kills over 30 PKK militants in cross-border raid: Erdogan

Islam Times - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says over 30 militants from the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) have been killed in a cross-border offensive by the country’s army.

Major Yavuz Sonat, the commander of the Tunceli Provincial Gendarmerie Command

Turkish commander killed in PKK clashes

Islam Times - A Turkish major has been killed after clashes broke out with a group of outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in the country’s eastern Tunceli Province.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey's Erdogan supports Saudi Arabia after fatal Mina stampede

Islam Times - Turkish President Recep Tayyip has spoken in support of the Saudi regime, which has come under heavy criticism in the aftermath of the stampede that reportedly killed about 2,000 pilgrims during Hajj pilgrimage rituals.

Pakistani soldiers patroling outside the central jail in Multan, where authorities are said to have executed convicts of the banned militant group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi.

Pakistani military confirms death penalty for nine militants

Islam Times - Pakistan says it has confirmed the death sentence of nine militants linked to a series of terrorist attacks across the country.

Blast in east central Pakistan kills 10, injures 59

Blast in east central Pakistan kills 10, injures 59

Islam Times - A bomb explosion in Pakistan's east central city of Multan has left at least ten people dead and 59 injured, officials say.

Pakistani activists protest in Islamabad on April 22, 2014 against the attack on television journalist Hamid Mir by gunmen in Karachi.

Gunmen kill two Pakistani journalists in 24 hours

Islam Times - Two Pakistani journalist have been killed by gunmen over the past 24 hours in the southern port city of Karachi, police say.

Pakistan’s National Security Advisor Sartaj Aziz, left, holds talks with Afghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani, right, at the Pakistani Foreign Ministry in Islamabad, Pakistan, August 13, 2015.

Pakistan, Afghanistan agree to end blame game

Islam Times - A senior Pakistani official says the governments in Islamabad and Kabul have agreed to end a blame game over a spate of cross-border attacks that have harmed the relationship between the two countries.

Afghan security personnel talk as they prepare to launch a counter-offensive to retake the city of Kunduz from Taliban insurgents at the city’s airport on September 30, 2015.

Afghan forces retake northern city of Kunduz from Taliban militants

Islam Times - Afghan special forces have recaptured the major northern city of Kunduz from the Taliban militants, after the strategic provincial capital fell into the hands of the extremist group on Monday, the country’s Interior Ministry says.

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani gestures as he addresses a press conference at the presidential palace in Kabul on September 29, 2015.

Afghan president vows to retake Kunduz from Taliban

Islam Times - The Afghan president, Ashraf Ghani, has pledged to recapture the northern city of Kunduz from the Taliban as government troops launch a counter-offensive to drive out the militants.

Taliban’s new leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour

No peace if US-led occupation of Afghanistan continues: Taliban leader

Islam Times - The Taliban militant group has ruled out any peace deal with the Afghan government unless Kabul scraps its military deal with Washington and all US-led foreign troops leave the war-torn Asian country.

The Tolonews website runs a story on its front page reporting about news of the death of Taliban leader Mullah Omar in Kabul May 23, 2011.

Taliban's ex-leader Mullah Omar died in Afghanistan: Son

Islam Times - The son of the deceased leader of Afghan Taliban militant group Mullah Omar says his father died of natural causes inside Afghanistan.

People stand at the site of a Saudi airstrike in the Yemeni capital of Sana’a on October 1, 2015.

Human Rights Watch censures Saudi-led UNHRC resolution on Yemen

Islam Times - Human Rights Watch has criticized the United Nations Human Rights Council for approving a resolution initiated by the Saudi regime on Yemen, saying the resolution is “deeply flawed.”

Christophe Boulierac, spokesman for the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

500 Yemen kids killed in 6 months of Saudi war: UN

Islam Times - The United Nations says over 500 Yemeni children have been killed and nearly two million people are at risk of malnutrition, some six months into the Saudi regime’s military campaign against the impoverished Arab nation.

The photo shows a wedding hall destroyed by a Saudi airstrike in Sana’a, Yemen, July 10, 2015.

UN confirms 135 killed in Saudi airstrike on Yemen wedding

Islam Times - The United Nations has confirmed that over 130 people were killed in a Saudi airstrike on a wedding ceremony in Yemen.

A medic and people carry the body of a boy following a Saudi airstrike in Yemen

US, UK backing Saudi war on Yemen: Amnesty International

Islam Times - Amnesty International criticizes Washington and London for supporting Riyadh’s aggression against Yemen, saying Saudi Arabia is targeting and killing civilians in the Arab state by weapons produced in the US.

Qatari troops heading toward Yemen from Saudi Arabia

Qatari forces cross into Yemen through S Arabia

Islam Times - Around 1,000 Qatari military forces have reportedly joined the Saudi troops in their ground invasion of impoverished Yemen.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov

Top Russia, US, Saudi diplomats to meet in Qatar

Islam Times - The Russian foreign minister has announced a plan to hold a joint meeting with his American and Saudi counterparts in the Qatari capital, Doha.

A picture taken on November 16, 2014 shows workers at a construction site in Doha.

FIFA slammed over migrant workers abuse in Qatar

Islam Times - A prominent campaigning group has criticized soccer's international governing body FIFA for its inaction over the plight of migrant construction workers in Qatar who are busy preparing venues for the 2022 World Cup in the Persian Gulf state.

US Security Guard Hurt in Qatar Embassy Attack

US Security Guard Hurt in Qatar Embassy Attack

Islam Times - The American embassy in the Gulf state of Qatar has confirmed in a statement on its website that a member of its security staff was injured in an assault.

Jordanian border guards (L) stand behind a table where various devices for first detection of possible chemical or biological weapons materials are displayed for visitors at their headquarters near the city of Zarqa on June 8, 2015.

Jordan unveils border surveillance system

Islam Times - Jordan has unveiled a partially US-funded border surveillance system to secure its borders from any infiltration by terrorists from Iraq and Syria.

Jordanian Interior Minister Hussein al-Majali

Jordanian interior minister resigns over police crackdown

Islam Times - Jordanian Interior Minister Hussein al-Majali has resigned following criticism of a fierce police crackdown in the southern tribal city of Maan, the scene of regular turmoil.

A member of the special operations forces takes part in the 2014

Jordan hosts war games for troops from 18 countries

Islam Times - Thousands of soldiers from 18 countries took part Tuesday in military drills in Jordan jointly overseen by the US army, officials said.

Tensions brew in Jordan over Muslim Brotherhood rift

Tensions brew in Jordan over Muslim Brotherhood rift

Islam Times - Jordan's authorization of a breakaway wing of the Muslim Brotherhood has sent tensions soaring between the decades-old organization and the government, accused of exploiting the rift to weaken the kingdom's main opposition force.

China’s President Xi Jinping

Chinese president starts US visit to woo big businesses

Islam Times - China’s President Xi Jinping has started his US state visit in the West Coast hub of Seattle with his main goals being to woo American businesses and reduce Washington’s concern about China’s economy.

Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga

China has drilling rigs near disputed islands: Japan

Islam Times - Tokyo says China has stationed 16 drilling rigs near its de facto maritime border with Japan in the South China Sea amid the escalation of a territorial dispute between the two East Asian countries.

A satellite image of vessels purportedly dredging sand at Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands in the disputed South China Sea, March 16, 2015.

China slams US over South China Sea surveillance flight

Islam Times - China has censured the United States for a surveillance flight over the disputed waters of the South China Sea, urging Washington to avoid taking sides over the territorial row in the region.

(L-R) Uzbekistan’s President Islam Karimov, Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev, Chinese President Xi Jinping, Kyrgyzstan’s President Almazbek Sharshenovich Atambayev, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin, and Tajikistan’s President Emomali Rahmon at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit in September 2013.

ISIL threat in Afghanistan to top upcoming SCO summit agenda

Islam Times - The ISIL terrorist threat in Afghanistan will top the agenda of the upcoming leader’s summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Russia later this week, a senior Chinese Foreign Ministry official says.

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop

Any Syria solution should involve Assad: Australia FM

Islam Times - Australia’s foreign minister has called for a political solution to the foreign-backed militancy in Syria, stressing the need for a national unity government involving Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

(L-R) Sapper James Martin, Private Robert Poate and Lance Corporal Stjepan Milosevic, who were gunned down by an Afghan soldier in Afghanistan in 2012.

Australia military failed to protect soldiers in Afghanistan: Coroner

Islam Times - A coroner’s inquest has accused the Australian military of failing to protect its troops in Afghanistan, saying the 2012 deaths of three Australian soldiers could have been prevented if proper measures had been taken to tighten security at their base.

Malcolm Turnbull is sworn in as Australia’s 29th Prime Minister at the Government House in Canberra, September 15, 2015.

Australia swears in Turnbull as 29th prime minister

Islam Times - Malcolm Turnbull has been sworn in as Australia’s new prime minister after outdoing his predecessor Tony Abbott in an unexpected Liberal Party vote.

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott

Aussie PM rebuffs call for more refugee intake

Islam Times - Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has rejected a request for his government to open the doors of the country to more refugees from Syria, which has been gripped by a deadly foreign-sponsored crisis since March 2011.

Israeli forces throw stun grenades toward Palestinian protesters during clashes in the West Bank, September 23, 2015.

Israeli settlers attempt to set Palestinian houses on fire in West Bank

Islam Times - Israeli settlers have once again attacked Palestinian properties across the occupied West Bank, attempting ...

The State of Palestine flag flies for the first time at UN headquarters, New York, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015.

Palestine flag raised at UN headquarters for first time

Islam Times - The flag of Palestine has finally been raised at the United Nations headquarters in an apparent blow to the ...

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, September 30, 2015.

Palestine no longer committed to Oslo accords: Abbas

Islam Times - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says the Palestinian Authority (PA) cannot abide by the Oslo agreements ...

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas

Israel after destroying Palestine: Abbas

Islam Times - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says Israel is pursuing the ultimate destruction of Palestine, citing ...

Detained members of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood standing behind the bars during their trial in Cairo, Egypt, June 16, 2015.

Muslim Brotherhood member dies in Egypt police custody

Islam Times - Another member of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood has died in police custody due to an unattended medical condition....

A picture taken from the Rafah border of the southern Gaza Strip with Egypt shows an Egyptian armored vehicle patrolling the area on the Egyptian side of the border on July 2, 2015.

Egypt rapped over 'mass home demolitions, evictions'

Islam Times - Human Rights Watch (HRW) has criticized Egypt for 'violating' international law through 'mass home demolitions ...

Egyptian army soldiers patrol the Cairo-Ismailia desert road in Egypt, August 6, 2015.

Egyptian forces smash ‘terrorist cell’ in Western Desert

Islam Times - The Egyptian army says its forces, backed by security personnel, have broken up an “extremely dangerous terrorist ...

A Muslim Brotherhood member gestures from a defendant

NGO documents rising number of prisoner deaths in Egypt

Islam Times - A major human rights organization in Britain has documented numerous cases of prisoner deaths in Egypt, saying ...

People shout slogans in front of the residence of the king of the Mossi, an ethnic group, as rumors have been circulating that Burkina Faso’s coup leader General Gilbert Diendere was there, September 21, 2015.

Burkina Faso army enters capital to end coup

Islam Times - Burkina Faso’s army has entered the country’s capital, Ouagadougou, to attempt to arrest the leaders of last week’s coup against President Michel Kafando.

Moroccan Prime Minister and Secretary General of the Justice and Development Party (PJD), Abdelilah Benkirane, speaks to the press in Rabat on September 5, 2015.

Morocco ruling party comes first in regional vote

Islam Times - Morocco's ruling Justice and Development Party (PJD) has won regional elections nearly four years after coming to power in the North African country.

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir

Sudan government arrests four opposition politicians

Islam Times - Four opposition politicians from Sudan’s Reform Now Party have been arrested over criticizing the government of President Omar al-Bashir.

Officers from the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) patrol in Mogadishu, Somalia, April 12, 2015.

Al-Shabab assault kills 50 AU soldiers in Somalia: Sources

Islam Times - An attack by al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab militants in southern Somalia has claimed the lives of at least 50 African Union (AU) soldiers and left another 50 missing, Western military sources say.

Smoke billowing from the Mitiga airport in a suburb of the Libyan capital, Tripoli.

Daesh claims fatal attack on Mitiga Airport in Libya

Islam Times - The Takfiri Daesh terrorists in Libya have claimed responsibility for an attack on the Mitiga Airport east of the capital, Tripoli, which killed three members of Libyan security forces.

An image released by Takfiri terrorists on February 18, 2015 purportedly shows Daesh terrorists parading in a street in Libya’s coastal city of Sirte.

Daesh Takfiris abduct 12 Egyptians in Libya’s Sirte

Islam Times - Members of the Takfiri Daesh (ISIL) terrorist group have reportedly abducted 12 Egyptians in northern Libya.

UN special envoy for Libya, Bernardino Leon speaks at a press conference during a new round of peace talks on the Libyan conflict on September 12, 2015, in the Moroccan city of Skhirat.

Libya parties edge closer to national unity government: UN

Islam Times - The United Nations’ special envoy to Libya says rival parties in the conflict-stricken North African nation have moved closer to forming a national unity government as part of a peace deal.

People gather at the site of a car bomb explosion near a prison in the center of the Libyan capital, Tripoli, on September 9, 2015.

Car bomb targets Libya prison holding former Qaddafi officials

Islam Times - A car bomb has exploded near a prison facility in Libya’s Tripoli where senior officials of the regime of former dictator Muammar Qaddafi are held.

The office of Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi (seen) had ordered a state of emergency on July 4, 2014.

Tunisia extends state of emergency for 2 months

Islam Times - Tunisia has extended by two months a state of emergency it imposed following a terror attack on foreign tourists in the Mediterranean resort of Port El Kantaoui last month.

The Tunisian Foreign Ministry building in Tunis

Tunisia restores diplomatic ties with Syria

Islam Times - Tunisia has recommenced diplomatic relations with Syria at a consular level after a three-year hiatus in Tunis-Damascus ties, a report says.

Mourad Gharsalli, said to be a member of a group linked to al-Qaeda in Tunisia

Tunisia says it kills senior leader of group linked to al-Qaeda

Islam Times - Tunisian authorities say a senior leader of a group said to be affiliated to al-Qaeda militant group in the North African country was among a group of people killed earlier during an operation by security forces.

A masked Tunisian soldier stands guard on the beach at the Riu Imperial Marhaba Hotel in Port El Kantaoui on June 29, 2015.

About 5,500 Tunisians in ISIL ranks, UN experts say

Islam Times - UN experts have said that almost 5,500 Tunisians have joined the ranks of the ISIL Takfiri terrorist group in recent years.

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