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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)
18 Apr 2018 06:23

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.

 
File photo of Ugandan forces
17 Apr 2018 13:50

Saudi, UAE recruiting 1000s of African mercenaries

Islam Times - Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are reportedly recruiting thousands of African mercenaries to serve in their military adventurism overseas, including the bloody war on Yemen.

 
Qatari Emir Boycotts Arab League Summit in Saudi Arabia
17 Apr 2018 04:11

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.

 
Some Dead Children Count More Than Others
16 Apr 2018 05:22

Some Dead Children Count More Than Others

Islam Times - The ever excellent Campaign Against the Arms Trade is back in the English High Court again today in its continuing attempts to ban arms sales to Saudi Arabia.

 
Saudi Crown Prince Buying His Way to Throne out of War Crimes
16 Apr 2018 04:54

Saudi Crown Prince Buying His Way to Throne out of War Crimes

Islam Times - Saudi Arabia's crown prince has visited Paris amid public outrage over France's arms sales to the kingdom. The trip came after Mohammedbin Salman’s weeks-long tour of the United States, Britain and Egypt, where he courted business leaders and clinched a host of multi-million dollar deals....

 
The Saudi-Israeli Liaison
15 Apr 2018 04:29

The Saudi-Israeli Liaison

Islam Times - In a 2 April 2018 interview in the Atlantic, Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman publicly declared that the Israelis “have a right to live in their own land just like the Palestinians.” It is a problematic assumption, given that the Israelis’ “own land” is the land they took ...

 
What’s Bin Salman After in His Western Tour?
15 Apr 2018 04:22

What’s Bin Salman After in His Western Tour?

Islam Times - A month after London hosted the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Paris is the next European capital to host the son of the Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz who also serves as the Arab monarchy's defense minister.

 
Rights Group Sues Saudi Crown Prince in France over Massacring Yemeni People
12 Apr 2018 05:07

Rights Group Sues Saudi Crown Prince in France over Massacring Yemeni People

Islam Times - Yemeni civil society organization Legal Center for Rights and Development has filed on Tuesday a lawsuit against Saudi regime's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman as he is visiting France, as the West-backed kingdom is involved in a brutal aggression againt neighboring Yemeni nation.

 
9/11 Victim’s Families Pressure US Govt. to Release Records of Saudi Culpability
12 Apr 2018 05:03

9/11 Victim’s Families Pressure US Govt. to Release Records of Saudi Culpability

Islam Times - Relatives of Victims of 11 September 2001 attacks in the US are planning to increase pressure on the intelligence agencies to turn over records about deadly terror attacks and Saudi regime's involvement in them.

 
Doha
12 Apr 2018 04:06

Saudi Regime to Dump Nuclear Waste Near Qatar: Report

Islam Times - Saudi regime plans to build a military base and nuclear dump on a proposed project that would turn the peninsula of Qatar into an island, in a move set to worsen Persian Gulf tensions.

 
This photo provided by the media bureau of Yemen’s operations command shows Qasef-1 (Striker-1) combat drone.
11 Apr 2018 09:36

Yemeni drones target Saudi airport in Asir, Aramco facility in Jizan

Islam Times - Drones operated by Yemeni armed forces have targeted a Saudi airport and a facility belonging to the state-run oil giant Aramco in the kingdom’s southern border regions.

 
Pictue taken on March 18, 2018, shows a Yemeni child looking out at buildings that were damaged in an airstrike in the southern Yemeni city of Ta
11 Apr 2018 09:34

Spain urged not to sell warships, arms to Saudis ahead of bin Salman’s trip

Islam Times - A coalition of leading rights organizations have urged Spain, the last stop on the Saudi crown prince’s international tour, to scrap its planned sale of warships and weapons to the aggressive regime in Riyadh.

 
French President Emmanuel Macron and Saudi Arabia
11 Apr 2018 08:18

Frances' Macron defends arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Islam Times - President Emmanuel Macron has defended France's arms sales to Saudi Arabia which is engaged in a deadly war against its neighbor Yemen.

 
The photo, provided by the Saudi Royal Palace on April 9, 2018, shows French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe (R) welcoming Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman upon his arrival at the Hotel de Matignon in Paris. (AFP photo)
11 Apr 2018 05:26

France, Saudi Arabia sign multiple contracts worth $18bn

Islam Times - France has managed to sign 20 major agreements with Saudi Arabia worth $18 billion, sources have revealed at the end of a trip by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to Paris.

 
This undated photo, provided by the media bureau of Yemen’s Operations Command, shows a Yemeni missile shortly after launch.
10 Apr 2018 08:01

Yemeni forces targets Saudi base in Najran region with ballistic missile

Islam Times - Yemeni army troops, backed by allied fighters from Popular Committees, have fired a domestically-manufactured ballistic missile at a military base in Saudi Arabia’s southern border region of Najran in retaliation for the Saudi regime’s military campaign against the war-ravaged country,...

 
The handout picture provided by the Saudi Royal Palace on April 9, 2018 shows French President Emmanuel Macron (2nd R) and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (L) looking at a painting at the Louvre museum in Paris on April 8, 2018. (Via AFP)
10 Apr 2018 08:00

Bin Salman, Macron meet amid calls for end to French arms sales to Saudis

Islam Times - French President Emmanuel Macron hosts a private dinner for Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the Louvre museum amid pressure on his administration to halt lucrative weapons sales to Riyadh over its war crimes in Yemen.

 
Challenges Ahead of Saudi Crown Prince’s Reforms
10 Apr 2018 04:04

Challenges Ahead of Saudi Crown Prince’s Reforms

Islam Times - Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is seeking to modernize the Saudi society using the Vision 2030, a future development roadmap he unveiled in late 2016.

 
French Foreign Affairs Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian (C-L) welcomes Saudi Arabia
9 Apr 2018 11:57

Saudi crown prince in Paris for arms, other deals

Islam Times - Saudi Arabia's crown prince has kicked off a flamboyant three-day tour of Paris amid the French public's rage at the country's arms sales to the kingdom.

 
The picture taken on May 21, 2017 shows the hallway of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in the Saudi capital, Riyadh. (Photo by AFP)
8 Apr 2018 12:31

Saudi prosecutor launches probes into alleged graft cases

Islam Times - A Saudi official says the public prosecutor has begun investigations into alleged corruption cases involving detained princes and businessmen who have not reached settlements with the government.

 
The photo released by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) on November 9, 2017, shows Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (R) meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron upon his arrival in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (Via AP)
8 Apr 2018 12:23

French MPs urge inquiry into arms sales to Saudi Arabia as bin Salman visits

Islam Times - Over a dozen French lawmakers have called for an investigation into the country's lucrative weapons sales to Saudi Arabia as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman begins a visit to Paris on Sunday.