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Why Saudis Welcome US Sanctions on Hezbollah Call for More?
12 Oct 2017 04:29

Why Saudis Welcome US Sanctions on Hezbollah Call for More?

Islam Times - Saudi Arabia has called for setting up of what it called an international coalition against Hezbollah, as the US is simultaneously imposing new sanctions on the resistant Lebanese group.

 
This picture shows members of the Saudi Royal Navy during Bridge 18 naval exercises in the Persian Gulf waters. (Photo via Twitter)
11 Oct 2017 04:13

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain start joint naval drills in Persian Gulf

Islam Times - Saudi Arabia and Bahrain have started joint naval exercise in the Persian Gulf waters as the Manama regime has been trying for years to draw closer to Saudi authorities and receive their assistance in the heavy-handed crackdown against pro-democracy activists and opposition figures.

 
The photo, provided by the media bureau of Yemen’s operations command, shows a Yemeni missile shortly after launch.
10 Oct 2017 10:21

Yemeni missile hits Saudi military base in Jizan, causes fatalities

Islam Times - Yemeni army soldiers and allied fighters from Popular Committees have fired a ballistic missile at a Saudi army command center in Saudi Arabia’s southwestern Jizan region, the Yemeni military says.

 
Amnesty Censures UN for Downplaying Saudi Killing of Yemeni Children
9 Oct 2017 09:49

Amnesty Censures UN for Downplaying Saudi Killing of Yemeni Children

Islam Times - Amnesty International has lambasted the United Nations for downplaying the brutal killing of Yemeni children by the Saudi-led coalition engaged in deadly war on the impoverished Arab state.

 
What Did Saudi King Look for in Russia Visit?
9 Oct 2017 08:09

What Did Saudi King Look for in Russia Visit?

Islam Times - Saudi King's unprecedented visit to Russia Wednesday has unleashed a barrage of speculations about the real intentions driving the trip at a time the region is experiencing fresh developments. Despite the fact that Moscow and Riyadh have a relatively long history of diplomatic relations,...

 
Saudi-Led Alliance Blacklisted for Killing Yemeni Children
9 Oct 2017 08:06

Saudi-Led Alliance Blacklisted for Killing Yemeni Children

Islam Times - The United Nations has added a Saudi-led military coalition to a blacklist of child rights violators for killing and injuring of hundreds of children in war-torn Yemen.

 
THAAD missile defense system
9 Oct 2017 07:53

Saudis to Buy US THAAD Missiles after Signing Deal for Russia’s S-400

Islam Times - The US State Department has approved the possible sale of a THAAD anti-missile defense system to Saudi Arabia at an estimated cost of $15 billion.

 
Iranophobic Allegations in Service of Saudis’ Regional Interventionism
9 Oct 2017 07:51

Iranophobic Allegations in Service of Saudis’ Regional Interventionism

Islam Times - Following Iran’s Islamic Revolution of 1979 and thus death of Nixon's “Twin Pillars Policy” that designated Iran as its military and security pillar and Saudi Arabia as the political and economic one, Riyadh sought reducing Iran’s influence in favor of achieving regional dominance on the ...

 
Saudi-Led Alliance Blacklisted for Killing Yemeni Children
7 Oct 2017 08:50

Saudi-Led Alliance Blacklisted for Killing Yemeni Children

Islam Times - The United Nations has added a Saudi-led military coalition to a blacklist of child rights violators for killing and injuring of hundreds of children in war-torn Yemen.

 
THAAD missile defense system
7 Oct 2017 07:31

Saudis to Buy US THAAD Missiles after Signing Deal for Russia’s S-400

Islam Times - The US State Department has approved the possible sale of a THAAD anti-missile defense system to Saudi Arabia at an estimated cost of $15 billion.

 
Riyadh’s Hurried Reforms: Real or Fake?
6 Oct 2017 04:50

Riyadh’s Hurried Reforms: Real or Fake?

Islam Times - In recent days, the women in Saudi Arabia have been given some social freedoms that are much vaunted by propagandist Saudi media that describe the relaxation as a huge change.

 
The file photo shows Saudi policemen standing guard in the capital Riyadh.
5 Oct 2017 06:10

Saudi Arabia arrests 46 people amid crackdown on dissent

Islam Times - Saudi Arabia has detained 46 people over their posts on social media amid a heavy-handed crackdown on dissent in the Arab kingdom.

 
Saudi King Salman in Russia on historic visit
5 Oct 2017 05:30

Saudi King Salman in Russia on historic visit

Islam Times - Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has arrived in the Russian capital, Moscow, on a first such visit by a monarch in the kingdom’s history.

 
Brussels’ Grand Mosque
4 Oct 2017 13:37

Extremist Saudi-Linked Wahhabi Cleric Faces Deportation from Belgium

Islam Times - A Saudi-linked Wahhabi cleric is facing expulsion from Belgium after he was found preaching hatred and extremist ideology at the country’s biggest mosque.

 
A new study shows thousands of Saudi taxi drivers could suffer as soon as women get the chance to drive their own cars as of next June.
4 Oct 2017 11:11

Saudi cabbies to suffer as women get mobile

Islam Times - Concerns are rising in Saudi Arabia that a recent decision by the kingdom to allow women to drive would affect the livelihood of thousands of taxi drivers.

 
The photo taken in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a, on August 26, 2017 shows a Yemeni child who carries a poster of her family members killed in a Saudi-led airstrike. (By AFP)
4 Oct 2017 10:57

Saudi-led coalition on draft UN blacklist for killing Yemeni kids

Islam Times - A confidential draft United Nations report has blacklisted the Saudi-led coalition for killing and maiming children during its military campaign against Yemen, a report says.

 
Amnesty Slams Saudi Arabia over Executing 100 People in 2017
4 Oct 2017 05:23

Amnesty Slams Saudi Arabia over Executing 100 People in 2017

Islam Times - Saudi Arabia executed another citizen in the capital city of Riyadh, bringing to 100 the total number of the people beheaded by the kingdom since the beginning of the year.

 
UN Probe into Saudi Crimes in Yemen Not Promising
4 Oct 2017 05:20

UN Probe into Saudi Crimes in Yemen Not Promising

Islam Times - The Office of United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has agreed on Friday to establish a panel of experts in few days to investigate the human rights violations committed in Yemen.

 
Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz (Photo by AFP)
2 Oct 2017 10:20

Saudi king due in Moscow on Thursday: Kremlin

Islam Times - King Salman of Saudi Arabia is to visit Russia Thursday in the latest sign that Riyadh is coming to terms with the turn of the tide in Syria where Moscow is helping the government defeat terrorists.

 
The latest official figures show that Saudi Arabia has returned to recession in what is expected to have been a result of low oil incomes.
2 Oct 2017 06:22

Saudi Arabia slips back into recession

Islam Times - The latest official figures show that Saudi Arabia has returned to recession in what is expected to have been a result of falling oil incomes as well as the government’s austerity measures to curb the kingdom’s budget deficit.