Why do you think Iran and the P5+1 did not strike a nuclear deal by Nov. 24?
Because the Americans were not ready to recognize Iran's nuclear rights and the Iranians stood firmly on their rights
Because the Americans made significant concessions but the Iranians failed to show the required flexibility
 
 
 
 
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Taiwanese begin voting in local polls

Taiwanese begin voting in local polls

Islam Times - Voters have started to cast their ballots in Taiwan’s biggest ever local elections, which will determine the public support for the ruling pro-China Kuomintang (KMT) party.

Indian troops fire tear gas to disperse Kashmiri protesters

Indian troops fire tear gas to disperse Kashmiri protesters

Islam Times - Police in Indian-administered Kashmir have fired tear gas to disperse pro-independence demonstrators protesting against the ongoing state assembly elections in the disputed Himalayan region.

 
Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia declares price war on US shale oil industry

Islam Times - The booming US shale oil industry is under threat after Saudi Arabia convinced fellow members from the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to maintain current oil output, plunging crude oil prices to four-year low in an oversupplied market.

Saudi Arabia idle land

Saudi Arabia idle land

Islam Times - Saudi Arabia has made some progress in providing affordable housing to citizens but the housing shortfall remains substantial due to rapid population growth.

 
A Lebanese army soldier stands guard in front of a Hezbollah flag

Qaeda affiliate releases Hezbollah captive

Islam Times - Hezbollah says the al-Qaeda-linked al-Nusra Front in Syria has released one of its members in exchange for two militants.

Lebanon to host International Conference to reject terrorism, encourage dialogue

Lebanon to host International Conference to reject terrorism, encourage dialogue

Islam Times - Adyan Foundation and the Lebanese American University will organize an international conference this week to discuss the role of religion in combating terrorism.

 
Iran

Iran to unveil missile-launching destroyer: Cmdr.

Islam Times - Iran’s Navy will unveil a domestically-manufactured destroyer capable of carrying helicopters and launching missiles in the near future, an Iranian commander says.

Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior advisor to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei

Entire Muslim world standing by Palestine: Iran official

Islam Times - A senior advisor to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says all Muslim nations will stand by the Palestinian people against the Israeli regime

Sheikh Nabil Naim closes Qom’s conference

Sheikh Nabil Naim closes Qom’s conference

Islam Times - Sheikh Nabil Naim, the founder of Jihad Organization in Egypt made his closing statement in the holy city of Qom as a key member of the Main Committee.

Radicals are working to protect the Zionist entity

Radicals are working to protect the Zionist entity

Islam Times - Speaking in Qom on the occasion of a world conference on radicalism, Ayatollah Jafar Sobhani warned that radicals aimed essentially to create a “security belt” around Israel, acting a protecting field to the Zionist entity.

 
Iraq commends volunteer forces fighting ISIL

Iraq commends volunteer forces fighting ISIL

Islam Times - Iraqi Interior Minister Mohammed Salem al-Ghabban has commended volunteer forces for their role in the ongoing battle against the ISIL terrorist group.

ISIL razes Shia shrines, Sunni mosques in Iraq

ISIL razes Shia shrines, Sunni mosques in Iraq

Islam Times - ISIL Takfiri terrorists have demolished several mosques and shrines belonging to Shia and Sunni Muslims in the Iraqi province of Salahuddin.

160 men are arrested in relation to camp Speicher massacre

160 men are arrested in relation to camp Speicher massacre

Islam Times - Iraq Chairman of the Central Investigative Court of Iraq confirmed that arrest warrants had been issued against 160 individuals in relation to Camp Speicher massacre where over 728 Iraqi were executed by Daash.

"From Sea to Sacrifice" toward Karbala …

"From Sea to Sacrifice" toward Karbala …

Islam Times - For the second year in a row pilgrims began this Saturday their long journey from Basra toward the holy city of Karbala in commemoration of Imam Hussein’s Arbaeen walk (AS) under the auspice of Iraq religious authority.

 
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) shakes hands with Pope Francis following their joint press conference at Turkey

Pope Francis urges interfaith dialogue to end terrorism

Islam Times - Pope Francis, who is on a three-day visit to Turkey, has called for an interfaith dialogue to put an end to all forms of fundamentalism and terrorism in the world.

Police, Kurd protesters clash in Turkey’s Tunceli

Police, Kurd protesters clash in Turkey’s Tunceli

Islam Times - Turkish police and security forces have clashed with Kurds demonstrating against a controversial visit by the country’s main nationalist leader in the eastern city of Tunceli.

 
Pakistani Defense Minister Khawaja Asif

US policies in region, failure: Pakistani minister

Islam Times - Pakistan’s top defense official says the United States has failed in its regional policies, underscoring the need for local solutions to regional problems.

 
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani

Afghanistan not to become proxy war field: Ghani

Islam Times - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has warned that he will not allow other countries to wage a “proxy war” in Afghanistan following the planned withdrawal of US-led foreign forces by the end of 2014.

Afghan mom avenges son

Afghan mom avenges son's murder, kills 25 Taliban militants

Islam Times - An Afghan woman has killed at least 25 Taliban militants in revenge for the killing of her son, who was shot dead before her eyes in western Farah province, local media report.

US to increase troops in Afghanistan in 2015

US to increase troops in Afghanistan in 2015

Islam Times - The United States is preparing to increase the number of its military forces in Afghanistan in 2015, a new report says.

 
Yemen Houthis, Islah Salafists hold meeting

Yemen Houthis, Islah Salafists hold meeting

Islam Times - A delegation of top leaders of Yemen’s Salafist Islah party has met with the leader of the country's Houthi movement.

Yemen

Yemen's Ansarullah fighters enter suburb of Taiz

Islam Times - Yemeni Houthi movement’s Ansarullah fighters have entered an eastern suburb of the southern city of Taiz as they continue fighting al-Qaeda-linked militants in the country’s south.

Ansarullah fighters in Yemen

Houthi fighters clash with Salafist Islah party in Yemen

Islam Times - The Yemeni Houthi movement’s Ansarullah fighters have clashed with members of the Salafist Islah party in the capital, Sana'a.

 
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.

 
Jordanians hold demo in protest at Israel

Jordanians hold demo in protest at Israel's violations at al-Aqsa

Islam Times - Thousands of Jordanian people have taken to the streets to protest against Israel’s recent desecration of the al-Aqsa Mosque.

 
Two people were arrested in front of the Ferguson Police Department.

Amid protests, Russia, China urge US to stop lecturing about human rights

Islam Times - New violent protests triggered by a grand jury decision not to indict a police officer who killed a black teenager in Ferguson have prompted Russia and China to criticize the US for human rights issues and racial discrimination in the country.

 
 
Tunisians hold Palestinian flags as they protest in Tunis against the Israeli attack on the Gaza Strip.

Tunisians rally in support of Palestinians

Islam Times - Tunisians have taken to the streets across the North African country in solidarity with Palestinians and their ...

Major General Gadi Eizenkot is expected to be appointed as the 21st chief of staff of the Israeli military.

Eizenkot tipped as Israeli military's chief of staff

Islam Times - Major General Gadi Eizenkot will be appointed as the 21st chief of staff of the Israeli military, Israeli ...

Gaza keeps suffering from extreme weather, flooding

Gaza keeps suffering from extreme weather, flooding

Islam Times - he Gaza Strip has witnessed extreme weather and severe flooding over the past several days.

Israel troops attack anti-occupation WB protests, injure 2

Israel troops attack anti-occupation WB protests, injure 2

Islam Times - Clashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli forces have left two people injured in the occupied West ...

Israel

Peres criticizes Netanyahu’s Jewish state motion

Islam Times - Israel's former president Shimon Peres has criticized Tel Aviv’s new bill aimed at defining Israel as "the ...

Jordanians hold demo in protest at Israel

Jordanians hold demo in protest at Israel's violations at al-Aqsa

Islam Times - Thousands of Jordanian people have taken to the streets to protest against Israel’s recent desecration of ...

US, Israel partners in bloodshed in Palestine

US, Israel partners in bloodshed in Palestine

Islam Times - The United States and the Israeli regime are partners in bloodshed inflicting catastrophes upon the Palestinians,...

France

France's parliament discussing the recognition of the State of Palestine

Islam Times - Deputies of the French Parliament will discuss Friday, whether they should put pressure on the government ...

Israel strips Palestinian

Israel strips Palestinian's widow of residency

Islam Times - Israel has revoked the residency rights of the widow of one of the Palestinians involved in an attack on a ...

Hamas spokesman in Gaza, Mushir al-Masri

Hamas warns Israel over Judaization law

Islam Times - Palestinian resistance movement Hamas has warned Israel over a bill that seeks to Judaize the occupied Palestinian ...

Israel fears backlash in Gaza strip

Israel fears backlash in Gaza strip

Islam Times - As Israel Armed Forces continues to discover yet more clandestine tunnels near illegal settlements in the ...

Israel seeks revenge against Maronite Patriarch over snub

Israel seeks revenge against Maronite Patriarch over snub

Islam Times - Israel seeks to embarrass Maronite Patriarch Maronite Patriarch Cardinal Mar Bechara Boutros Al Rahi as he ...

 
 
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At least 120 people die as blasts rock mosque in northern Nigeria

At least 120 people die as blasts rock mosque in northern Nigeria

Islam Times - At least 120 people have lost their lives and about 270 others have been injured in bomb attacks on a mosque in Nigeria’s northern state of Kano.

UNAMID forces in Darfur, Sudan

Sudan calls on UNAMID to close its human rights office

Islam Times - Sudan has called on the United Nations-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) to close its human rights office in the capital Khartoum.

South Sudan

South Sudan warns UNSC against further sanctions

Islam Times - South Sudan has warned the UN Security Council (UNSC) against imposing further sanctions in an attempt to end nearly a year of violence in the northeastern African country.

Burkinabe interim President Michel Kafando (front row, 3rdR) and new Prime Minister Lt. Col. Yacouba Isaac Zida (3rdL) pose with other government members for a picture following their first cabinet meeting in the capital Ouagadougou on November 24, 2014.

Protests force minister to resign from interim Burkinabe govt.

Islam Times - A minister has resigned from Burkina Faso’s embryonic transitional government, succumbing to protests over his appointment.

Six detained in Morocco over ISIL allegiance pledge

Six detained in Morocco over ISIL allegiance pledge

Islam Times - Six suspects have been arrested in Morocco after a video showed masked men pledging allegiance to the ISIL terror group, which is wreaking havoc on Iraq and Syria.

South Sudan warring rivals in Ethiopia for peace talks

South Sudan warring rivals in Ethiopia for peace talks

Islam Times - Representatives of South Sudan’s warring parties are in Ethiopia for talks aimed at putting an end to the civil war that has been going on in the country for almost 11 months.

South Sudan rebels accuse government of breaching truce

South Sudan rebels accuse government of breaching truce

Islam Times - South Sudan’s rebels have accused the government in Juba of violating the recent ceasefire deal aimed at ending hostilities in the country.

US Drone crashes in Niger

US Drone crashes in Niger

Islam Times - An American drone crashed into the runway at Niger’s main international airport on Monday, damaging it and shutting the facility down for hours, the US military has confirmed, adding that there were no casualties or injuries.

ISIS is coming to North Africa

ISIS is coming to North Africa

Islam Times - Nearly two months after President Obama first vowed to eradicate ISIS, this cancer is spreading in North Africa — within striking distance of Europe’s soft underbelly.

ISIL’s Algeria Offshoot Beheads French Hostage

ISIL’s Algeria Offshoot Beheads French Hostage

Islam Times - An Algerian offshoot of the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant terrorist group who abducted French tourist Herve Gourdel announced it has killed him after France refused to end its airstrikes against ISIL in Iraq.

 
Libya’s Haftar vows to liberate major cities including Tripoli

Libya’s Haftar vows to liberate major cities including Tripoli

Islam Times - Libya’s retired General Khalifa Haftar has pledged to retake the eastern city of Benghazi and the capital city of Tripoli in two weeks and three months respectively.

 
Tunisians hold Palestinian flags as they protest in Tunis against the Israeli attack on the Gaza Strip.

Tunisians rally in support of Palestinians

Islam Times - Tunisians have taken to the streets across the North African country in solidarity with Palestinians and their resistance against Israel.

 
 
The who’s who of takfirism

The who’s who of takfirism

Islam Times - Following are the biographies of some of the most infamous radicals of our time:

The conference was an important step toward defeating takfirism

The conference was an important step toward defeating takfirism

Islam Times - Sheikh Abdullah Dakkak, the representative of his eminence, Ayatollah Sheikh Issa Qassem spoke to Islam Times ...

Sheikh Nabil Naim closes Qom’s conference

Sheikh Nabil Naim closes Qom’s conference

Islam Times - Sheikh Nabil Naim, the founder of Jihad Organization in Egypt made his closing statement in the holy city ...

Lebanon to host International Conference to reject terrorism, encourage dialogue

Lebanon to host International Conference to reject terrorism, encourage dialogue

Islam Times - Adyan Foundation and the Lebanese American University will organize an international conference this week ...

Radicals are working to protect the Zionist entity

Radicals are working to protect the Zionist entity

Islam Times - Speaking in Qom on the occasion of a world conference on radicalism, Ayatollah Jafar Sobhani warned that radicals ...

 
 
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The who’s who of takfirism

The who’s who of takfirism

Islam Times - Following are the biographies of some of the most infamous radicals of our time:

How does heredity affects developing a child’s personality?

How does heredity affects developing a child’s personality?

Islam Times - Islam talked about Fitrah (instinct) that leads to Tawhid (doctrine of Oneness of God) in the absence of external ...

At Your Service O’ Prophet Mohammad – Part 1

At Your Service O’ Prophet Mohammad – Part 1

Islam Times - This page is dedicated to Abu al-Qassem Mohammad Bin Abdullah Bin Abdul-Muttalib, the holy Messenger and Prophet ...

 
 
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