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Israeli police arrest a Palestinian protester in the West Bank city of Ramallah, December 22, 2017. (Photo by AP )

Palestinians files complaint to UN over Israel’s breach of anti-racism treaty

Islam Times - Palestinian diplomats in Geneva have filed a complaint with the United Nations against Israel for resorting ...

A picture taken on April 20, 2018 shows Palestinians gathering around the body of 15-year-old Mohammed Ibrahim Ayoub after he was shot and killed by Israeli forces during clashes along the Gaza fence in the northern Gaza strip. (Photo by AFP)

Doctors: Israeli fire at Gazans causing wounds unprecedented since 2014 war

Islam Times - Palestinian and foreign doctors say the live fire used by Israeli troops has caused unusually severe injuries ...

Challenges Enlarge As Trump Braces for Embassy Move to Al-Quds

Challenges Enlarge As Trump Braces for Embassy Move to Al-Quds

Islam Times - In December last year, US President Donald Trump said he will move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to al-Quds ...

Photofits of two suspects published by Malaysia Police, believed to have assassinated a Hamas lecturer in Malaysia.

Malaysia releases images of assassins of Palestinian lecturer

Islam Times - Malaysian police have released computer-generated photographs of two men suspected of gunning down a Palestinian ...

A handout picture released by the Egyptian Presidency on February 25, 2018, shows President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (C) visiting the operation headquarters at an unknown location in the Sinai. (Photo by AFP)

Crisis looming in Sinai amid Egyptian army offensive: Human Rights Watch

Islam Times - Human Rights Watch (HRW) has warned of a looming humanitarian crisis in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula amid an ongoing ...

The file photo shows Mohammed Badie, a prominent leader of Egypt

Egypt upholds life sentence against Brotherhood leader Badie

Islam Times - The Court of Cassation in Egypt has upheld a life sentence given to the Muslim Brotherhood’s spiritual leader ...

El-Sisi Wins Egyptian Presidential Poll by 97%, Serious Competitors Barred

El-Sisi Wins Egyptian Presidential Poll by 97%, Serious Competitors Barred

Islam Times - Egypt's president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has won a second term with 97% of the vote and 41% of voter turnout ...

War of Railway Projects: Will Suez Canal Lose Its Transit Position?

War of Railway Projects: Will Suez Canal Lose Its Transit Position?

Islam Times - Egyptian Minister of Transport Hesham Arafat has said that his country intends to link the Port of Al Alamein ...

 
 
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A military construction vehicle drives past residents (not pictured) taking part in an anti-THAAD(Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) protest in Seongju, South Korea, April 23, 2018. (Photo by Reuters)

South Korean villagers protest US missile system deployment

Islam Times - South Korean villagers opposed to the deployment of a US missile defense system have taken part in a protest outside a military base in their country ahead of the first North-South Korea summit since 2007.

Peace on the Korean Peninsula at Last?

Peace on the Korean Peninsula at Last?

Islam Times - One of the unexpected events that happened during the PyongChang Olympics was the remarkable diplomatic manoeuvre of the three stars: Moon Jae-in, Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump.

North Korea

North Korea to suspend missile tests, close nuclear site Saturday

Islam Times - North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un has announced plans to stop the country's nuclear and missile tests and close a nuclear test site.

Israel Continues to Wag the Dog for Middle Eastern Wars

Israel Continues to Wag the Dog for Middle Eastern Wars

Islam Times - In March 2003, Pat Buchanan wrote a groundbreaking article entitled “Whose War?” in opposition to the Bush Administration fueled growing hysteria over Saddam Hussein’s alleged weapons of mass destruction which was producing demands for an armed intervention to disarm ...

 
Protesters of the beheading of foreign workers in Saudi Arabia stage a mock beheading. (File photo)

Saudi Arabia raises number of beheadings by 70%

Islam Times - The number of beheadings in Saudi Arabia during the first quarter of 2018 rose by over 70 percent in comparison with the corresponding period last year, a new report by a nonprofit organization says.

Heavy gunfire, explosions reported from vicinity of royal palace in Riyadh

Heavy gunfire, explosions reported from vicinity of royal palace in Riyadh

Islam Times - Heavy gunfire and explosions has been reported from outside the royal palace in Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh.

US-led Syria Strikes Were for Bin Salman’s Propitiation: Expert

US-led Syria Strikes Were for Bin Salman’s Propitiation: Expert

Islam Times - The US, Britain, and France missile aggression against Syria on April 14 drew massive media coverage worldwide. The majority of the analysts now are wondering what could happen to the regional equations after the missile strikes that targeted Syrian government’s sites....

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir attends the 16th Advisory Board meeting of the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Centre (UNCCT) in Riyadh on April 17, 2018. (AFP photo)

Saudi Arabia open to sending troops into Syria: FM

Islam Times - Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir has announced that the regime in Riyadh would be ready to send troops into Syria as part of a potential wider deployment led by the United States.

 
The secretary general of the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, addresses his supporters via a televised speech broadcast live from the southern Lebanese city of Tyre on April 21, 2018.

Hezbollah defending southern Lebanon against Israeli aggression: Nasrallah

Islam Times - The secretary general of Hezbollah says fighters from the Lebanese resistance movement have defended the southern sector of Lebanon against Israel’s acts of aggression.

Hezbollah Deputy Secretary-General, Sheikh Naim Qassem

Hezbollah: Israel won’t be allowed to set rules of conflict in Syria

Islam Times - Lebanon’s Hezbollah resistance movement says the Israeli regime seeks to portray itself as the party calling the shots in the Syria crisis by launching hit-and-run attacks against the Arab country, but it will not be allowed to do so.

Secretary General of the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, addresses his supporters via a televised speech from the Lebanese capital city of Beirut on April 15, 2018.

US could not attain any goals from missile strikes on Syria: Nasrallah

Islam Times - The secretary general of the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement says the United States and its allies, Britain and France, could not achieve any goals from the recent missile strikes on conflict-ridden Syria.

Lebanon to file complaint with UN against Israeli violations of airspace

Lebanon to file complaint with UN against Israeli violations of airspace

Islam Times - Lebanon’s Foreign Ministry has strongly denounced recent Israeli violations of Lebanon’s airspace to launch airstrikes in Syria, saying Beirut intends to lodge a formal complaint with the United Nations Security Council.

 
Iranian Foreign Minister

US-led military strikes will fail to stop Syria's terror fight: Assad

Islam Times - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says the recent US-led military strikes against Syria will not succeed in stopping the country's war on terrorism.

Full video of Iran

Full video of Iran's Zarif addressing the Council on Foreign Relations

Islam Times - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the era of zero sum games is long gone.

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif

'Either all or nothing' on Iran nuclear deal: Zarif

Islam Times - Iran says the European signatories to a multilateral nuclear agreement reached between Tehran and the P+1 group of countries should convince US President Donald Trump not to pull out of the deal, because there is no "Plan B" for it.

Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri addresses the 6th Indian Ocean Naval Symposium in Tehran, April, 2018.

Iran vows no submission as navy chiefs meet in Tehran

Islam Times - Iran’s top military official tells navy chiefs from the Indian Ocean’s littoral states that the US has spawned crisis across a large expanse of Western Asia by acting as a patron to the Takfiri terror group of Daesh.

 
This file photo shows the aftermath of a bombing near the central Iraqi city of Hit.

Female candidate injured as bomb hits party HQ in Iraq

Islam Times - A bomber has detonated his explosives near a political party’s headquarters in the central Iraqi city of Hit, killing three people.

Iraqi President Fuad Masum

No decision to host permanent US military bases: Iraqi president

Islam Times - President Fuad Masum says no decision has been made for Iraq to host permanent American military bases, stressing that Baghdad will not allow for the country to turn into a launch pad for any military aggression against neighboring Iran.

Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF)

Baghdad Refutes UAE Allegations of Qatar Funding Iraqi Popular Forces

Islam Times - Iraq refuted remarks by a United Arab Emirates (UAE) official who claimed the country's Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) have received funds from Qatar.

Iraqi forces in an anti-terrorist operation

Iraqi Forces Nab Top ISIS Ringleader Near Mosul

Islam Times - The Iraqi military intelligence has announced the arrest of ISIS terrorist group's commander in Nineveh police in an operation, north of Mosul.

 
Turkish Snap Elections: Erdogan’s Road to Power Solidification

Turkish Snap Elections: Erdogan’s Road to Power Solidification

Islam Times - Over the past few days, two important developments took place in Turkey, which are believed to have a resounding influence on the country’s political equations.

US forces, accompanied by Kurdish People

US supplies weapons to Kurdish militants free of charge: Erdogan

Islam Times - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the US and its allies have been providing free weapons to Kurdish militants operating in northern Syria in a move that poses a threat to Turkey's security.

Turkish soldiers stand guard at the entrance to the Aliaga court and prison complex, during the trial of US pastor Andrew Brunson, held on charges of aiding terror groups, in Aliaga, north of Izmir, Turkey, on April 16, 2018. (Photo by AFP)

Turkish court rules to keep US pastor in jail

Islam Times - A court in Turkey has ruled to keep an American Protestant cleric in custody during his trial over charges of support for terrorist groups, citing concerns that he is a flight risk.

Turkey Knows Pullout from Afrin a Must

Turkey Knows Pullout from Afrin a Must

Islam Times - Turkish offensive on the city of Afrin in northwest Syria in late January should be regarded as symbolizing Ankara’s foreign policy in dealing with various regional cases.

 
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani (L) and Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi (R)

Pakistan, Afghanistan Resolve to Pursue Mutual Peace

Islam Times - Pakistan and Afghanistan resolved to operationalize the working groups under Afghanistan-Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity (APAPPS), the Foreign Office of Pakistan has said.

Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani (L) and Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi inspect the honor guard at the presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan, April 6, 2018. (Photo by Reuters)

Pakistani PM travels to Afghanistan amid tensions

Islam Times - Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has traveled to Afghanistan on a visit to that comes shortly after Afghanistan accused Pakistan of having conducted cross-border airstrikes.

Pakistan Doing Bare Minimum to Clamp down Terrorists: US

Pakistan Doing Bare Minimum to Clamp down Terrorists: US

Islam Times - The US has once again blamed Pakistan for failing to take required measures to squeeze the Taliban and Haqqani network terror groups.

Bomb attack kills 9 near Pakistan

Bomb attack kills 9 near Pakistan's Lahore

Islam Times - At least nine people have been killed and over 20 others injured in a bomb blast that ripped through a police checkpoint on the outskirts of the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore.

 
People inspect the site of a bombing outside a voter registration center in Kabul, Afghanistan, April 22, 2018. (Photo by AFP)

Despite presence of foreign troops, Daesh growing in Afghanistan

Islam Times - Daesh Takfiri terrorist group is growing in Afghanistan as thousands of foreign troops have apparently failed to restore security 17 years after the United States and its allies invaded the country under the guise of the so-called war on terror.

The Consequences Of War In Afghanistan

The Consequences Of War In Afghanistan

Islam Times - As the war in Afghanistan shows no signs of abating, the health of the people in the country continues to be cause for concern. Afghanistan’s health care system is considered one of the worst in the world, and decades of war and international neglect have contributed ...

Year after US MOAB Strike, ISIS Growing Fast in Afghanistan

Year after US MOAB Strike, ISIS Growing Fast in Afghanistan

Islam Times - It was in mid-April last year that US defense ministry stated it dropped the biggest non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan. Known as the Mother of All Bombs, or MOAB, the huge bomb allegedly targeted the caves where ISIS militants were hiding in Achin District of Nangarhar ...

A member of Afghan armed forces is seen at a government checkpoint (file photo)

Ten Afghan security forces killed in militant attack

Islam Times - Militants have attacked a government checkpoint in western Afghanistan, killing at least 10 security forces.

 
Chairman of Yemen’s Political Council killed in Saudi strike in Hudaydah

Chairman of Yemen’s Political Council killed in Saudi strike in Hudaydah

Islam Times - President of Yemen’s Supreme Political Council, Saleh al-Samad, has been killed last week in a Saudi Arabia’s airstrike in the western province of Hudaydah, the council says.

The photo, provided by the media bureau of Yemen’s operations command, shows a Yemeni missile shortly after launch.

Yemen vows ‘crushing response’ to top Houthi official murder

Islam Times - Yemen’s Defense Ministry has vowed a “crushing response” to the assassination of a senior official from the Houthi Ansarullah movement, saying Saudi Arabia and the US will regret their “criminal adventurism” in the impoverished state.

A Yemeni boy, injured in an air raid on a wedding party in Yemen, receive treatment at a hospital in Yemen

UN chief deplores deadly Saudi airstrike on Yemeni wedding

Islam Times - The UN Secretary General has strongly decried Saudi Arabia's deadly airstrike on a wedding ceremony in Yemen's Hajjah province.

Yemenis check the damage in a power station in the aftermath of an air strike by the Saudi-led coalition in the Yemeni capital Sana

Yemeni wedding targeted by Saudi jets in Hajjah province

Islam Times - A wedding ceremony in Yemen's has been targeted by Saudi airstrikes as the kingdom continues with its relentless war on the impoverished country.

 
This file photo shows Emirati fighter jets firing flares as they perform in an airshow above the Abu Dhabi Corniche.

Qatar denies warplanes intercepted UAE airliner

Islam Times - Qatar has rejected accusations by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) that its military aircraft intercepted an Emirati passenger plane.

UAE claims Qatari aircraft harassed civilian plane with 86 passengers

UAE claims Qatari aircraft harassed civilian plane with 86 passengers

Islam Times - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) have claimed that Qatari military aircraft have endangered a civilian passenger plane.

Qatari Emir Boycotts Arab League Summit in Saudi Arabia

Qatari Emir Boycotts Arab League Summit in Saudi Arabia

Islam Times - Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani has boycotted an Arab League summit in neighboring Saudi Arabia amid worsening tensions between the two Persian Gulf nations.

This picture taken on May 21, 2017 shows US President Donald Trump (R) shaking hands with Qatar

US approves $300mn guided missile deal with Qatar

Islam Times - The US State Department has given the green light to a $300 million sale of guided missiles to Qatar as Persian Gulf Arab states are stepping up purchasing state-of-the-art weaponry amid their diplomatic standoff.

 
The photo shows militants standing guard on the Syrian side of the Nasib border crossing between Jordan and Syria on October 5, 2017. (Photo by AFP)

Jordan foils plot to smuggle terrorists, weapons along Syria border

Islam Times - The Jordanian army says it has foiled a plot for smuggling weapons, narcotics and terrorists through an abandoned oil pipeline along its border with Syria.

Israeli regime’s embassy Amman

Israeli Regime Reopens Embassy in Jordan amid Public Opposition

Islam Times - Israeli officials said Tuesday they were reopening the regime's embassy in Jordan, which has been shut for six months. The move comes after Amman and Tel Aviv resolved a diplomatic dispute over a deadly shooting.

Jordanians protest against US VP’s planned visit over al-Quds

Jordanians protest against US VP’s planned visit over al-Quds

Islam Times - Jordanians have protested against US Vice President Mike Pence’s planned visit to the country over Washington’s decision to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s capital.

Is Jordan Breaking Alliance with Saudi Arabia, West?

Is Jordan Breaking Alliance with Saudi Arabia, West?

Islam Times - Sources at Jordan's parliament have reported that the speaker of Jordanian House of the Representatives Atef Tarawneh is completing arrangements for a high-ranking delegation visit to Tehran. The same sources have added that the visit to Iran will be soon made.

 
HMAS Success (seen) was reported by Australian media to have been one of the ships “challenged” by the Chinese military. China rejected that claim. (File photo)

China rejects reports of ‘challenging’ Australia warships

Islam Times - China has rejected claims that Chinese naval vessels “challenged” Australian warships in a recent development in the South China Sea.

This file photo shows Chinese aircraft carrier Liaoning, which is likely to take part in ongoing live-fire military drills in the Taiwan Strait. (By AFP)

In show of force, China starts military drills in Taiwan Strait

Islam Times - China has launched live-fire military exercises in the Taiwan Strait, in a show of force following its latest warning to Taipei against seeking independence or official ties with the United States.

China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi (L) and Japan’s Foreign Minister Taro Kono pose during a photo session ahead of a Japan-China economic dialog in Tokyo, April 16, 2018. (Photo by AFP)

Japan, China agree on dangers of trade war for global economy

Islam Times - China and Japan have warned against the serious repercussion of a trade war for the global economy, calling for joint efforts to protect multilateral trade systems amid economic frictions between Beijing and Washington.

This picture, released by North Korea’s official KCNA news agency on April 14, 2018, shows Kim Yo-jong (4th-L), the North Korean leader’s sister, greeting Song Tao (centere-R), a senior Chinese diplomat, accompanied by a Chinese art troupe, on their arrival in the North Koran capital, Pyongyang. (Via AFP)

North Korea’s Kim meets senior Chinese official

Islam Times - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has met with a senior Chinese diplomat in the North’s capital city, Pyongyang, weeks after Kim traveled to China in a landmark visit that signified the opening up of North Korea.

 
Australian Activists Protest Myanmarese Regime’s Visit

Australian Activists Protest Myanmarese Regime’s Visit

Islam Times - Activists gathered in Sydney to protest visit of Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi to Australia as the Buddhist regime of Myanmar is internationally blamed for "ethnic cleansing" of Rohingya Muslim minority.

This file photo taken on July 5, 2016 shows Australia

Australia PM meets deputy to fix sex-scandal split

Islam Times - Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has held crisis talks with his deputy Barnaby Joyce to heal a dangerous rift that is threatening the ruling coalition’s one-seat majority.

Australia

Australia probing loss of secret papers sold along with filing cabinets

Islam Times - The Australian government on Wednesday launched an urgent investigation into the loss of thousands of classified documents that were sold with two second-hand filing cabinets.

People take part in an "Invasion Day" protest rally on Australia Day, in Melbourne, on January 26, 2018. (Photo by AFP)

Australians rally to protest British 'Invasion Day'

Islam Times - Tens of thousands of people marched across Australia Friday in an "Invasion Day" protest calling for a rethink of the national day they say is offensive to indigenous people.

 
 
 
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The photo taken on August 11, 2016, shows protesters from the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) holding a banner with a photograph of detained leader Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky to press for his release in the northern Nigerian city of Kano. (Photo by AFP)

Nigerian police fire live rounds, kill one during protest for Sheikh Zakzaky's release

Islam Times - One person has been reportedly killed and several others injured after members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) clashed with the police in the capital Abuja.

Julius Maada Bio

Opposition's Julius Maada Bio wins Sierra Leone presidency

Islam Times - Opposition candidate Julius Maada Bio won a narrow victory in a run-off election to become Sierra Leone's next president, the National Electoral Commission (NEC) announced on Wednesday (April 4).

Masses in Ghana Protest against US Military Deal

Masses in Ghana Protest against US Military Deal

Islam Times - Thousands have marched across the Ghanaian capital, Accra to demand the nullification of military deal between the country and the United States.

This photo of South Africa

South Africa's former President Zuma to be prosecuted

Islam Times - Jacob Zuma, South Africa’s former president, has been charged with fraud, racketeering, illegal arms dealing and much more.

 
Qadhafi’s Revenge

Qadhafi’s Revenge

Islam Times - Millions of Libyans, and many more Arabs and Muslims, will have felt pleased by the news that former French president Nicolas Sarkozy was held for questioning, and later released on bail, on charges that he received more than 50 million euros from former Libyan leader ...

Libya marks 7th anniversary of revolution that brought mixed results

Libya marks 7th anniversary of revolution that brought mixed results

Islam Times - Thousands of people in Libya have marked the seventh anniversary of a revolution that led to the fall of longtime dictator Muammar Gaddafi but ushered in an era of instability in the country.

Two Killed in Friday Bomb Attack on Libya Mosque

Two Killed in Friday Bomb Attack on Libya Mosque

Islam Times - Suspected terrorists have killed at least two people in a bombing attack on a mosque in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi.

A boat is seen docked at the Benghazi port, which was closed for the past three years due to militant groups occupying the eastern Libyan city, during a ceremony marking the re-opening of the port on October 1, 2017. (Photo by AFP)

Port of Benghazi in Libya reopens after 3-year closure

Islam Times - Benghazi's commercial port officially reopened on Sunday after a three-year closure due to fighting between rival factions in the east Libyan city.

 
Tunisian MP Tears up Israel Flag Pushing for Bill to Criminalize Ties

Tunisian MP Tears up Israel Flag Pushing for Bill to Criminalize Ties

Islam Times - Tunisian legislator Ammar Amroussia has ripped up Israeli flag at the African country's parliament to promote a push for a law criminalizing ties with the Tel Aviv regime.

Tunisia: Anti-austerity protesters clash with police in Tunis

Tunisia: Anti-austerity protesters clash with police in Tunis

Islam Times - Protesters scuffled with riot police in Tunis on Friday as dozens of people rallied in front of the Tunisian Parliament demanding a disputed budget law be culled.

Tunisian security forces detain a protester in Ettadhamen on the outskirts of the capital Tunis late on January 10, 2018. (Photo by AFP)

Tunisia says over 900 arrested in anti-austerity protests

Islam Times - Tunisian authorities have announced the apprehension of more than 900 people following demonstrations against austerity measures imposed by the government.

Tunisia Mulls Food Aid to Control Violent Anti-Austerity Protests

Tunisia Mulls Food Aid to Control Violent Anti-Austerity Protests

Islam Times - The Tunisian government plans more aid for poor families in a bid to defuse tensions following violent anti-austerity protests that saw hundreds arrested and left at least one man dead.

 
 
 
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ISIS treatment of minorities, US

ISIS treatment of minorities, US's tool to demonize Islam

Islam Times - From its very birth, Islam was far ahead of other religions, in science and mathematics, in areas of civil ...

How did the prophet of Islam treat minorities? What does Quran command?

How did the prophet of Islam treat minorities? What does Quran command?

Islam Times - The contemporary era—according to what many claim in the east and the west of the planet—is the era of freedom ...

The Corridor to Religious Tolerance in Islam

The Corridor to Religious Tolerance in Islam

Islam Times - Embracing a new religion is indeed a beautiful event. Soon after, however, as we become more socially involved,...

Paper deadline for Worldwide conference on Lovers of Ahl al-bayt and the Takfiri Issue

Paper deadline for Worldwide conference on Lovers of Ahl al-bayt and the Takfiri Issue

Islam Times - A deadline for contributions to the international conference on ‘Lovers of Ahl al-bayt and the Takfiri Issue’ ...

ISIS treatment of minorities, US
How did the prophet of Islam treat minorities? What does Quran command?
The Corridor to Religious Tolerance in Islam
Paper deadline for Worldwide conference on Lovers of Ahl al-bayt and the Takfiri Issue