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UN Slams Israeli Regime’s Illegal Settlement Expansion in Occupied Al-Quds

UN Slams Israeli Regime’s Illegal Settlement Expansion in Occupied Al-Quds

Islam Times - Israeli regime has advanced plans for constructing 770 illegal units in occupies east al-Quds (Jerusalem) ...

Israeli municipality presents plan to build 770 settlement housing units near East Jerusalem

Israeli municipality presents plan to build 770 settlement housing units near East Jerusalem

Islam Times - Israel's Jerusalem municipality local planning and construction committee presented the construction plans ...

Israeli settlers threaten, fire toward Palestinians on their private land

Israeli settlers threaten, fire toward Palestinians on their private land

Islam Times - Israeli settlers verbally attacked Palestinian residents of the town of al-Khader in the southern occupied ...

Palestinian Toddler Released from Hospital Year after Israelis Burned His Family to Death

Palestinian Toddler Released from Hospital Year after Israelis Burned His Family to Death

Islam Times - The Palestinian toddler Ahmad Dawabsha was released from hospital on Friday after a year when the some extremist ...

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Egypt blocks UN statement on Turkey coup

Islam Times - The Egyptian government, headed by a former general who came to power following a coup in 2013, has blocked ...

Egypt Detains 4 People Per Day to Wipe out Dissent: Amnesty International

Egypt Detains 4 People Per Day to Wipe out Dissent: Amnesty International

Islam Times - Egyptian forces abduct three to four people per day on average as the government attempts to “wipe out dissent,...

Egypt’s Salafist Nour Party extremist Nader Bakkar

Egypt in Shock as Co-Founder of Salafi Nour Party Meets Israel’s Livni

Islam Times - Egyptians were shocked when the Arabic language newspaper, Youm7, revealed that the co-founder of Egypt’s ...

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry speaks during a joint press conference with his Palestinian counterpart at the Palestinian Authority headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah, June 29, 2016.

Egypt FM travels to Tel Aviv to meet with Netanyahu

Islam Times - Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has left Cairo for Israel for a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister ...

 
 
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S.Korea: Protests against US Anti-Missile System, President Defends Deployment

S.Korea: Protests against US Anti-Missile System, President Defends Deployment

Islam Times - Several thousand South Koreans staged an angry protest Thursday against the planned deployment of a US anti-missile system near their hometown, but President Park Geun-Hye insisted the move was a national security imperative.

Indian Security Forces are beating up Kashmiri protesters

50 killed, 3,000 Injured During 13-Day Curfew in Kashmir

Islam Times - Indian-controlled part of Kashmir remained under curfew for the 13th days, following Muslim majority uprising which erupted on July 8 over the killing of Hizbul-Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani in south Kashmir.

IPT 1965 Ruled UK, US, Australia Complicit in Indonesia Massacre

IPT 1965 Ruled UK, US, Australia Complicit in Indonesia Massacre

Islam Times - A non-binding international tribunal at The Hague has ruled that Australia, the UK and the United States were complicit in 1965 mass killings and human rights atrocities in Indonesia.

Kashmiri People Being Killed amid Global Silence

Kashmiri People Being Killed amid Global Silence

Islam Times - Kashmir is a region located in northwest of the Indian Subcontinent. It is comprised of Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir State, Gilgit-Baltistan state, as well as Pakistani-administered Azad Kashmir and the Chinese-administered Aksai Chin.

 
Dozens of Saudi troops have reportedly been killed and injured in a retaliatory ballistic missile attack by Yemen against a military base in Saudi Arabia’s southwestern region of Jizan.

Dozens of Saudi forces killed in Yemen's ballistic missile

Islam Times - Dozens of Saudi troops have reportedly been killed and injured in a retaliatory ballistic missile attack by Yemen against a military base in Saudi Arabia’s southwestern region of Jizan.

Saudi Executions Exceed 100 This Year

Saudi Executions Exceed 100 This Year

Islam Times - Saudi authorities on Friday executed a national convicted of ‘murdering a compatriot’, in the 101st execution of the year in the ultra-conservative kingdom, the interior ministry said.

Impudent, Naive; Russian Media React to Saudi Foreign Minister’s Offer

Impudent, Naive; Russian Media React to Saudi Foreign Minister’s Offer

Islam Times - The Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir in an interview has told the Belgian daily Politico that should Russia accepted Riyadh’s suggestion on Syria the kingdom could pave the way for Moscow to enter the full-of-opportunities markets of the Persian Gulf Arab ...

Saudi General in Israel; Riyadh Getting Closer to Tel Aviv

Saudi General in Israel; Riyadh Getting Closer to Tel Aviv

Islam Times - A retired Saudi general has visited Tel Aviv, suggesting that Al Saud is getting closer to Arabs' top enemy, Israeli regime.

 
Hezbollah MP: Plotters against Resistance Shall Reap Nothing but Humiliation

Hezbollah MP: Plotters against Resistance Shall Reap Nothing but Humiliation

Islam Times - Hezbollah Member of Parliament in Lebanon, Mohammad Raad warned those who are plotting against the resistance that they will not reap but humiliation and indignity.

Deputy chief of Hezbollah

Hezbollah Official: Al Saud Humiliated Arabism

Islam Times - Deputy chief of Hezbollah's Executive Council Sheikh Nabil Qawook considered that the Saudi regime's rapprochement with the Zionist entity forms an aggression against Palestine and al-Quds, stabs the heart of Arabism, and abuses the two Holy Mosques who honor rejects ...

New US Ambassador to Lebanon: I Came to Paralyze Hezbollah

New US Ambassador to Lebanon: I Came to Paralyze Hezbollah

Islam Times - Elizabeth Richard, 65, seems interested to operate in Lebanon, where she commenced her missions last week.

French FM meets Hezbollah members.

French FM Meets Hezbollah, Israelis Fume

Islam Times - French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault has reportedly visited Hezbollah parliamentarians during his two-day trip to Lebanon, according the Lebanese news site Al-Joumhouria.

 
Iran’s Nuclear Deal; Western Violations, Possible Return to Zero Point

Iran’s Nuclear Deal; Western Violations, Possible Return to Zero Point

Islam Times - It has been nearly 15 years since 2001 up to now.

Bahraini protesters hold portraits of Sheikh Ali Salman, the head of the Shia opposition movement, al-Wefaq, during a demonstration against his arrest in the village of Diraz, west of the capital Manama, on October 9, 2015.

Bahrain court ruling on al-Wefaq unconstructive: Iran

Islam Times - The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman says a decision by a Bahraini court to dissolve the country’s main Shia opposition movement, the al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, is unconstructive.

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani meets with Chairman of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq (ISCI) Ammar Hakim in Tehran, Iran, July 10, 2016.

Iran to continue advisory missions in Iraq, Syria: Official

Islam Times - Tehran will not give up its advisory support for Iraq and Syria until the full elimination of terror threats gripping the region, a senior Iranian official says.

Lebanon’s Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri (R) meets with Iranian Ambassador to Beirut Mohammad Fathali (L) and relatives of the four abducted Iranian diplomats on June 9, 2016.

Lebanon must pursue fate of missing Iran diplomats: Families

Islam Times - Families of the four Iranian diplomats kidnapped in Lebanon over three decades ago have called on Beirut to fulfill its responsibility and help determine the fate of their loved ones.

 
Why Washington in Hurry to Liberate Iraq’s Mosul?

Why Washington in Hurry to Liberate Iraq’s Mosul?

Islam Times - On Thursday, the representatives of over 30 countries, all members of the US-led international anti-ISIS military coalition met in Washington to talk defeating ISIS terror group.

Rise, Fall in Number of ISIS Terrorists in Iraq

Rise, Fall in Number of ISIS Terrorists in Iraq

Islam Times - One of the backbones of ISIS' capability for cellular proliferation in its hotbeds Syria and Iraq is its manpower.

Distribution of Foreign Forces in Iraq; Which Countries Present?

Distribution of Foreign Forces in Iraq; Which Countries Present?

Islam Times - The reports on size and quality of the presence of foreign military advisors in Iraq show that the US has 6,500 forces, the largest number of forces in the terror-hit country.

Iraqi Officers Dismissed After 2003 US Invasion Now Daesh Backbone - Lavrov

Iraqi Officers Dismissed After 2003 US Invasion Now Daesh Backbone - Lavrov

Islam Times - The "backbone" of Daesh terrorist group are former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein's high-ranking officers who were dismissed from the armed forces following the US invasion of the country in 2003, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.

 
Turkish Daily Accuses American Gen. of Plotting Coup Hours before Fire near NATO Base

Turkish Daily Accuses American Gen. of Plotting Coup Hours before Fire near NATO Base

Islam Times - A local Turkish newspaper accused an American military official of plotting the failed Turkey coup in league with US-based opposition cleric Fethullah Gulen.

The Sultan of (Emergency) Swing

The Sultan of (Emergency) Swing

Islam Times - Amidst an astonishing, relentless, wide-ranging purge that shows no signs of abating, with 60,000 – and counting – civil servants, academics, judges, prosecutors, policemen, soldiers jailed, fired, suspended or stripped of professional accreditation, it’s relatively ...

Turkey’s president has signed a decree that allows for the extension of the pre-charge detention period and the closure of institutions linked to Fethullah Gülen, the exiled cleric blamed for masterminding last weekend’s failed military coup.

Erdogan orders closure of 1,000 private schools linked to Gülen

Islam Times - Turkey’s president has signed a decree that allows for the extension of the pre-charge detention period and the closure of institutions linked to Fethullah Gülen, the exiled cleric blamed for masterminding last weekend’s failed military coup.

Huge Inferno Erupts Near NATO Base in Turkey

Huge Inferno Erupts Near NATO Base in Turkey

Islam Times - A massive fire has erupted near a NATO military base in western Turkey, with authorities investigating possible act of sabotage

 
Majlis Wahdat ul Muslimeen (MWM) Pakistan Saturday announced a sit-in demonstration on July 25 in front of Chief Minister House Punjab, protesting inhumane and atrocious behavior of Okara

Pakistan's MWM warns govt of a sit-in at chief minister house Punjab against brutality & arrest of Innocent Shias

Islam Times - Majlis Wahdat ul Muslimeen (MWM) Pakistan Saturday announced a sit-in demonstration on July 25 in front of Chief Minister House Punjab, protesting inhumane and atrocious behavior of Okara's DPO Rana Faisal arresting peaceful Shia protesters in Okara and Kasur.

Majlis Wahdat ul Muslimeen (MWM) Pakistan, against their leader Allama Raja Nasir Abbas call and governments silence over his protest, has taken to the streets blocking all main highways across Pakistan.

Pakistan's biggest Shia religio-political party "MWM" stages countrywide protest; announces sit-in in front of Parliament

Islam Times - Majlis Wahdat ul Muslimeen (MWM) Pakistan, against their leader Allama Raja Nasir Abbas call and governments silence over his protest, has taken to the streets blocking all main highways across Pakistan.

Pakistani Shia leader: Kashmir mayhem, an example of State Terrorism

Pakistani Shia leader: Kashmir mayhem, an example of State Terrorism

Islam Times - Majlis Wahdat ul Muslimeen Pakistan (Shia political-religious party) Central Secretary General Allama Raja Nasir Abbas Jafri strongly condemned the recent mayhem in Kashmir that took more than 30 innocent lives at the hands of Indian forces, claiming it an example of ...

Two-month hunger strike against Shia killings in Pakistan; Takfiris killed Kurram agency PPP president

Two-month hunger strike against Shia killings in Pakistan; Takfiris killed Kurram agency PPP president

Islam Times - Kurram Agency Pakistan Peoples Party President Hamid Hussain Toori was shot dead by assailants here on Tuesday.

 
UN: Afghan Civilian Casualties at Record High in First Half of 2016

UN: Afghan Civilian Casualties at Record High in First Half of 2016

Islam Times - The UN said that civilians casualties in Afghanistan touched a record high in the first half of 2016, with children in particular paying a heavy price as insurgent groups step up fighting.

ISIS loyalists release photos of Kabul attack suicide bombers

ISIS loyalists release photos of Kabul attack suicide bombers

Islam Times - The loyalists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group have released photographs which purportedly shows the two suicide bombers who attacked a mass demonstration in Kabul.

Causes of Conflict in Afghanistan and the Role of Development

Causes of Conflict in Afghanistan and the Role of Development

Islam Times - Strategic Location They call Afghanistan the Heart of Asia not because it pumps blood to the rest of Asia, but because Afghanistan has always been subject to deadly infatuation of the world.

Putin expressed his sympathy and support to the families of those killed and wished the soonest recovery to those injured by extremists.

Russian President offers condolences to Afghanistan over deadly terror act in Kabul

Islam Times - Putin expressed his sympathy and support to the families of those killed and wished the soonest recovery to those injured by extremists.

 
Yemen Forces Fire Tochka on Saudi Camp in Jizan

Yemen Forces Fire Tochka on Saudi Camp in Jizan

Islam Times - The rocketry power in the Yemeni army and the popular committees fired a ballistic missile on a Saudi military camp in Jizan.

Yemen National Delegation: Saudi-led Intensified Strikes Dangerous Escalation

Yemen National Delegation: Saudi-led Intensified Strikes Dangerous Escalation

Islam Times - Yemen's national delegation warned against intensified strikes by Saudi-led coalition as dangerous escalation against the Arab impoverished country.

Kuwait Refuses to Hold Yemeni Talks if Deal Not Reached Within 15 Days

Kuwait Refuses to Hold Yemeni Talks if Deal Not Reached Within 15 Days

Islam Times - Kuwait will stop hosting Yemen peace talks if the parties fail to settle matters in 15 days, Kuwait’s Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah said.

Seven Challenges Ahead of Yemen’s Ansarullah for Government Building

Seven Challenges Ahead of Yemen’s Ansarullah for Government Building

Islam Times - Yemen’s Ansarullah movement during the year-long developments of the country has displayed in a best possible way its power to mobilize people and also make best use of its popular support.

 
Stop Your Citizens from Funding Extremist Organizations: Clinton to US Arab Allies

Stop Your Citizens from Funding Extremist Organizations: Clinton to US Arab Allies

Islam Times - Hillary Clinton calls on US-Arab allies, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Kuwait, to "stop funding extremist organizations"

Migrant workers at a construction site in Doha, Qatar.

Indian migrant worker dies at Qatar’s World Cup stadium site

Islam Times - An Indian migrant worker has lost his life after being taken ill at the construction site of a stadium for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, as rights groups warn of the harsh situation for migrant workers involved in building football stadiums in the Persian Gulf monarchy....

QNB Group HQ Building in Doha

Hackers leak financial info of Qatari ruling Al Thani family

Islam Times - Hackers have reportedly released bank passwords and sensitive data of Qatar’s ruling Al Thani family, intelligence agency members, and employees of Al Jazeera television network.

Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani

Qatar’s emir shakes up cabinet

Islam Times - The Qatari emir has changed as many as seven ministers in the country’s 20-member cabinet and merged some ministries.

 
Members of the Jordanian security forces stand guard at a border crossing

Car bomb kills Jordanian soldiers: Army

Islam Times - Jordan's state TV reported that the car bomb targeted border guards in the Rukban refugee camp on the Syrian border.

’Terror Attack’ Kills 5 Jordan Intelligence Agents

’Terror Attack’ Kills 5 Jordan Intelligence Agents

Islam Times - Five Jordanian intelligence agents were killed in an attack on their office in a Palestinian refugee camp north of the capital Amman on Monday, government spokesman Mohammed Momani said.

Jordan

Jordan's King Abdullah swears in new government

Islam Times - Jordan’s King Abdullah has sworn in a new government led by Prime Minister Hani Mulqi, charging him with overseeing preparation for the upcoming parliamentary elections.

King Abdullah of Jordan has dissolved the country

Jordan's king dissolves parliament

Islam Times - Jordan’s King Abdullah has dissolved parliament in a royal decree to pave the way for the formation of a new government.

 
This picture taken on September 3, 2015 shows Chinese military vehicles carrying DF-26 ballistic missiles participating in a military parade at Tiananmen Square in Beijing.

China airs footage of 1st ballistic missile interception test

Islam Times - China has released a footage of its first interception test for mid-course ballistic missile defense system in 2010.

Cambodia is a

Cambodia is a 'Geopolitical Chessboard for China, US'

Islam Times - There have been reports about a suspected coup plot against Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen who has ordered a column of tanks to be moved closer to the capital. Sputnik discussed the issue with Vladimir Kolotov, a Moscow-based political scientist.

China Warns Japan: Stay Out of the South China Sea

China Warns Japan: Stay Out of the South China Sea

Islam Times - China on Sunday called on Japan to restrain from intervening in the South China Sea issue as it is not directly concerned in the dispute and has no right to accuse other states, considering its “shameful” history.

Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong

Hague tribunal on South China Sea unlawful from beginning: Beijing

Islam Times - Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong says a South China Sea arbitration case ruling is unlawful and an attempt to deny Beijing’s territorial sovereignty and maritime rights.

 
Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull addresses a press conference, in Sydney, July 5, 2016.

Australia PM declares victory in general elections, vote counting continues

Islam Times - Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has declared victory in general elections despite ongoing vote counting.

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull

Australian voters fail to give incumbent PM outright majority in embarrassing outcome

Islam Times - A dramatic parliamentary election has failed to produce a clear winner in Australia, raising the prospect of prolonged political and economic instability.

A car that exploded outside a mosque in Australia

Australia mosque hit by firebombing, graffiti attack

Islam Times - A firebombing and anti-Islam graffiti attack has happened outside a mosque in the Australian city of Perth while hundreds of worshipers were attending a prayer service inside.

An undated photo received by AFP on April 27, 2015 shows the son of an asylum seeker (unseen) holding a sign he wrote with a message for Australia

Aussie minister sparks controversy with ‘illiterate’ refugee remarks

Islam Times - Australia’s immigration minister has sparked angry reactions after warning about the inrush into the country of “illiterate” and “innumerate” refugees.

 
 
 
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Arab Summit Kicks off in Nouakchott

Arab Summit Kicks off in Nouakchott

Islam Times - The 27th Arab Summit has kicked off in Mauritania’s capital Nouakchott on Monday amid disagreements and pressing concerns.

Leader of Nigerian Shiites Goes Blind as Govt. Prevents Doctors from Visiting Him

Leader of Nigerian Shiites Goes Blind as Govt. Prevents Doctors from Visiting Him

Islam Times - Mohammed Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, last living son of the leader of Nigeria’s Islamic Movement, wrote an open letter, expressing deep concerns over his father’s detraining health.

Sheikh Zakzaky in protective custody; Islamic Movement in Nigeria demand his release for proper mediation

Sheikh Zakzaky in protective custody; Islamic Movement in Nigeria demand his release for proper mediation

Islam Times - This week, close relations of Sheikh Ibraheem Yaqoub Zakzaky visited him where the Department of State Services (DSS) claimed he was being held in "protective custody" since the 14th day of December 2016.

Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC) welcomes the recommendation of the judicial commission of inquiry into the massacre of hundreds of members of Nigeria

Islamic Human Rights Commission cautiously welcomes inquiry findings into Zaria massacre

Islam Times - Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC) welcomes the recommendation of the judicial commission of inquiry into the massacre of hundreds of members of Nigeria's Islamic Movement last December that the general behind the savage attack be prosecuted.

 
Where is Libya Headed?

Where is Libya Headed?

Islam Times - After the victory of the Libyan revolutionaries, it seemed the process of state-building in Libya could start and continue without a hitch.

Security Council Must Lift Libyan Arms Embargo to Support Counterterrorism

Security Council Must Lift Libyan Arms Embargo to Support Counterterrorism

Islam Times - The UN SC is better to lift its arms embargo against Libya to help the country's regular army fight against Daesh terrorists.

Khalifa Haftar, a renegade general in Libya

West in contact with, supporting renegade general in Libya

Islam Times - Western countries involved in aerial operations in Libya have been coordinating airstrikes with renegade General Khalifa Haftar despite his opposition to the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) in the North African country, a report says.

Whitewashing Libya House Report on Benghazi Reveals Nothing, Hides Everything

Whitewashing Libya House Report on Benghazi Reveals Nothing, Hides Everything

Islam Times - The Republican dominated House Select Committee on Benghazi has released its long awaited final report on the 2012 Benghazi attack which killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three others. And, surprise, the report reveals absolutely nothing of substance that wasn’t already ...

 
Tunisia

Tunisia extends nationwide state of emergency for another month

Islam Times - Tunisia has extended for another month a nationwide state of emergency imposed across the North African country following a deadly bomb attack in November last year.

Tunisian Foreign Minister Khamis Al-Jheinawi

Tunisian FM: Tunis Does not Classify Hezbollah "Terrorist", Calls for Dialogue

Islam Times - Tunisian Foreign Minister Khamis Al-Jheinawi said on Sunday that his country's representative to the Arab League meeting told the conferees that Tunisia opposes the AL statement regarding Hezbollah.

Tunisian special forces gather in the town of Ben Guerdane, near the Libyan border, during clashes with militants, March 7, 2016.

Tunisia 'at war' after 53 killed in Takfiri attack

Islam Times - Tunisia’s president says his country is at war after "unprecedented" attacks by Takfiri militants and ensuing clashes leave at least 53 people dead near the Libyan border.

Tunisians Ask Gov’t to Withdraw from Saudi Coalition over Blacklisting Hezbollah

Tunisians Ask Gov’t to Withdraw from Saudi Coalition over Blacklisting Hezbollah

Islam Times - The leader of En-Nahda Islamic movement in Tunisia Rached Ghannouchi asserted on Saturday that it is impossible to label Hezbollah as a terrorist group because of the his historic achievements in liberating Lebanon and protecting it from the Zionist aggressions.

 
 
 
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