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Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani meets with ambassadors of Muslim countries to Tehran on June 19, 2017. (Photo by Icana)
21 Jun 2017 05:33

All Saudi Arabia’s moves benefit Israel: Iran’s parliament speaker

Islam Times - Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has slammed Saudi Arabia for working covertly with Israel, saying all Riyadh’s actions in the region serve the Tel Aviv regime’s interests and are to the detriment of Muslim nations.

 
Saudi blogger Badawi’s kids urge his release on 5th imprisonment anniv.
18 Jun 2017 10:25

Saudi blogger Badawi’s kids urge his release on 5th imprisonment anniv.

Islam Times - Three children of Saudi blogger Raif Badawi, who has been behind bars over the past five years, have appealed for his release, describing their father’s incarceration as unfair.

 
People gather on the rubble of shops destroyed in a Saudi airstrike at a market in Sana
18 Jun 2017 06:29

Saudi bombing of Yemen market kills at least 24

Islam Times - Saudi Arabian warplanes have bombed a bustling marketplace in Yemen’s extreme northwest, killing at least 24 people, the al-Masirah television reports.

 
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers a speech during the AK Party
18 Jun 2017 06:23

Riyadh: Turkish military base not welcome on Saudi soil

Islam Times - Saudi Arabia has said that a Turkish military base would not be welcome on kingdom's soil after Ankara offers to build such a facility.

 
Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (R) meets Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in the holy city of Mecca on June 16, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
18 Jun 2017 06:18

Saudi Arabia detains two reporters of Turkish TV channel during FM's visit

Islam Times - Saudi Arabia has detained two reporters for Turkish TV channel TRT World for 10 hours during a visit by the Turkish foreign minister to the kingdom to help resolve the dispute between Qatar and several Arab countries.

 
The combo picture shows Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) and Saudi King Salman.
18 Jun 2017 06:14

Saudi Arabia, Israel to establish economic relations for first time

Islam Times - Saudi Arabia and the Israeli regime are in clandestine talks to establish official economic relations for the first time since the entity was created on the Palestinian territories some 69 years ago, a report says.

 
Saudis Pressurized Twitter to Suspend Al Jazeera Arabic Account
18 Jun 2017 06:08

Saudis Pressurized Twitter to Suspend Al Jazeera Arabic Account

Islam Times - Al Jazeera Arabic Twitter account was briefly suspended with sources saying the Saudi regime was behind the move.

 
The photo shows Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz during a meeting in the Red Sea city of Jeddah on June 6, 2017. (By AFP)
17 Jun 2017 11:19

Saudi king strips crown prince of prosecution oversight

Islam Times - Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz has stripped the country’s crown prince of powers overseeing criminal investigations, designating a new public prosecution office to function directly under the king’s authority.

 
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks during an interview with Portuguese broadcaster RTP on July 15, 2017.
17 Jun 2017 08:46

Turkey’s Erdogan urges Saudi, US to join Astana process on Syria

Islam Times - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on Saudi Arabia and the US to join the Syria peace process, which began in the Kazakh capital, Astana, in January with the mediation of Tehran, Moscow and Ankara.

 
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir (Photo by AFP)
17 Jun 2017 06:30

Saudi FM softens tone on Qatar amid Persian Gulf tensions

Islam Times - The Riyadh regime seems to have softened its stance towards Doha amid severe diplomatic tensions between the two sides, with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir calling Qatar an “ally” in his latest remarks.

 
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu attends a press conference in Kuwait City on June 15, 2017 as part of his tour of Persian Gulf Arab countries. (Photos by AFP)
17 Jun 2017 06:29

Turkish FM arrives in Saudi Arabia to end Persian Gulf states-Qatar row

Islam Times - The Turkish foreign minister has arrived in Saudi Arabia in an attempt to defuse a growing diplomatic crisis in the Persian Gulf region, as Qatar accuses its neighbors, particularly Riyadh, of imposing a crippling "siege" on the emirate.

 
New Wardrobe of Saudi King
17 Jun 2017 06:12

New Wardrobe of Saudi King

 
Saudi Arabia-Israel Flights Planned as Riyadh Gets Closer to Tel Aviv
17 Jun 2017 05:48

Saudi Arabia-Israel Flights Planned as Riyadh Gets Closer to Tel Aviv

Islam Times - Flights between Tel Aviv and Saudi Arabia are about to start signaling closer cooperation between the Israeli and Saudi regimes.

 
Egypt Committee Approves Islands Transfer to Saudis, Public Opposes Move
15 Jun 2017 06:06

Egypt Committee Approves Islands Transfer to Saudis, Public Opposes Move

Islam Times - An Egyptian parliamentary committee voted Tuesday to approve a controversial 2016 deal to transfer two Red Sea islands to the Saudi regime.

 
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (1st-L) is seen during the opening session of the Oslo Forum, in Oslo, Norway, June 13, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
13 Jun 2017 12:14

Iran has intelligence of S Arabia propping up terrorists near its borders: Zarif

Islam Times - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran has obtained intelligence showing that Saudi Arabia is “actively” propping up terrorist groups along Iranian eastern and western borders.

 
Amnesty International’s Secretary General Salil Shetty
13 Jun 2017 07:45

Amnesty criticizes Saudi-led measures against Qatar

Islam Times - Amnesty International has criticized the punitive measures taken by Saudi Arabia and a number of its allies against Qatar, saying the restrictions violate the human rights of the Qatari people.

 
Regime-Change in Doha
13 Jun 2017 07:33

Regime-Change in Doha

Islam Times - The warning issued by US President Trump, accusing Qatar of being a “funder of terrorism… at a very high level”, suggests that the US has not only signed up to the Saudi-UAE-Egyptian-Bahraini alliance, but also assumed its leadership.

 
Senior Saudi Military Officer Killed in Restive Qatif
13 Jun 2017 06:04

Senior Saudi Military Officer Killed in Restive Qatif

Islam Times - A senior Saudi military has been killed and two other troops wounded in an explosion that targeted their patrolling vehicle in the kingdom's restive Qatif province.

 
US Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer holds a news conference at the Capitol on May 9, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by AFP)
13 Jun 2017 04:57

Schumer to vote against Trump's arms sale to Saudi Arabia

Islam Times - US Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer says he will vote for a resolution that would oppose President Donald Trump's $110 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia, as the regime supports terrorist groups “via its relationship with Wahhabism.”

 
Saudi Arabia, Muslim Brotherhood: From Cooperation to Confrontation
12 Jun 2017 08:19

Saudi Arabia, Muslim Brotherhood: From Cooperation to Confrontation

Islam Times - The Saudi Arabian relations with the Muslim Brotherhood have always been challenging, experiencing many highs and lows over the time.