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BAE Eurofighter Typhoon fighter
11 Dec 2017 05:06

Qatar Purchases 24 Typhoon Warplanes from UK as Tensions with Saudis Increase

Islam Times - Qatar has signed a multi-billion-dollar deal to buy 24 Eurofighter Typhoon warplanes from Britain, its second major defense agreement this week, which comes amid a worsening Persian Gulf political crisis.

 
Palestinians Burn Pictures of Saudi King, Crown Price over Al-Quds Move
10 Dec 2017 10:26

Palestinians Burn Pictures of Saudi King, Crown Price over Al-Quds Move

Islam Times - Hundreds of Palestinians poured to the streets of besieged Gaza Strip on Saturday to Protest US President's Decision to recognize al-Quds as Israeli regime capital as well as to condemn behind-the-scenes support of Saudi rulers to the move.

 
Jared Kushner, Bin Salman Wreaking Havoc in West Asia
10 Dec 2017 05:23

Jared Kushner, Bin Salman Wreaking Havoc in West Asia

Islam Times - The entire Middle East, from Palestine to Yemen, appears set to burst into flames after this week. The region was already teetering on the edge, but recent events have only made things worse. And while the mayhem should be apparent to any casual observer, what’s less obvious is Jared Kushner’s ...

 
Three Reasons behind Saudi Influence Attempts in Central Asia
9 Dec 2017 07:14

Three Reasons behind Saudi Influence Attempts in Central Asia

In past few years, Saudi Arabia has applied an expansionist approach in its foreign policy. When the 32-year-old Mohammad bin Salman was appointed crown prince of the oil-rich kingdom, the country’s foreign policy picked up the pace to break with the long-held conservatism and instead sought boost of ...

 
Riyadh advancing Israeli interests, Palestinian officials worry
9 Dec 2017 07:05

Riyadh advancing Israeli interests, Palestinian officials worry

Palestinian officials have expressed worry that Saudi Arabia is forgoing important Palestinian rights as it acts behind the scenes to advance a United States “grand bargain” over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that heavily favors Israeli interests.

 
Will Saudi, UAE Splinter Group Disintegrate Persian Gulf Cooperation Council?
7 Dec 2017 01:09

Will Saudi, UAE Splinter Group Disintegrate Persian Gulf Cooperation Council?

Islam Times - The [Persian] Gulf Cooperation Council (PGCC) is facing disintegration following a move by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia to form a new military and trade partnership amid rift with Qatar.

 
Saudi Coup Bid in Yemen Thwarted: Iranian Commander
6 Dec 2017 07:39

Saudi Coup Bid in Yemen Thwarted: Iranian Commander

Islam Times - The commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says the Saudi regime has failed in its attempt to stage a coup d’état in neighboring Yemen.

 
The Inevitable Collapse of Israeli-Saudi-American Alliance Against Iran and Resistance
5 Dec 2017 10:41

The Inevitable Collapse of Israeli-Saudi-American Alliance Against Iran and Resistance

Islam Times - From the earliest years of the Zionist project, the leaders of the movement - which then morphed into the State of Israel - understood that regional coalitions were crucial to its success.

 
Qatar Emir to Attend Persian Gulf Summit amid Rift with Saudi Arabia
4 Dec 2017 01:32

Qatar Emir to Attend Persian Gulf Summit amid Rift with Saudi Arabia

Islam Times - The Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani will attend a crucial summit of the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council in Kuwait despite a widening rift with neighboring Saudi Arabia.

 
UN wants Saudi-led siege on Yemen totally lifted
1 Dec 2017 11:39

UN wants Saudi-led siege on Yemen totally lifted

Islam times - The chief of the United Nations' humanitarian affairs office has stressed that the Saudi-led blockade of Yemen has to be totally lifted.

 
Top Saudi Prince Released after Paying Over $1 Billion
29 Nov 2017 20:21

Top Saudi Prince Released after Paying Over $1 Billion

Islam Times - A senior Saudi prince Miteb bin Abdullah, once considered a leading contender to the throne, has been freed by the regime in Riyadh after agreeing to pay over $1 billion in apparent blackmail and arm-twisting tactics.

 
Why Dozen Arab States Have Secret Ties with Israel?
28 Nov 2017 20:36

Why Dozen Arab States Have Secret Ties with Israel?

Islam Times - A dozen of Arab and Muslim countries have covert ties with Tel Aviv despite their refusal to officially recognize the occupation power as a state, the regimes envoy to the UN Danny Danon has claimed.

 
Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani
28 Nov 2017 06:56

Qatar Accuses Saudi Regime of Bullying Smaller Countries

Islam Times - Qatar’s Foreign Minister has accused Saudi Arabia of bullying its neighbors and risking new conflict amid an ongoing diplomatic crisis.

 
Saudi Regime Must Open All Yemeni Ports to Ease Humanitarian Crisis: UN
28 Nov 2017 06:22

Saudi Regime Must Open All Yemeni Ports to Ease Humanitarian Crisis: UN

Islam Times - Saudi Arabia’s slight easing of its blockade on Yemen is not enough to stop the war-torn country from plunging into famine, a UN aid official has said.

 
Why Saudi Public Relations Are So Disastrous
27 Nov 2017 23:35

Why Saudi Public Relations Are So Disastrous

Islam Times - What a disastrous past week it’s been for Saudi Arabia’s international public relations. It’s hard to imagine how it could possibly become more ignominious or cringe making for the House of Saud.

 
Anger after Saudi Summit Portrays Palestinians as Terrorists
27 Nov 2017 22:21

Anger after Saudi Summit Portrays Palestinians as Terrorists

Islam Times - Palestinians and Muslims on social media have reacted with anger after a so-called anti-terrorism summit stated its work in Saudi Arabia with a video that depicted as terrorists Palestinians who were fighting Israeli regime forces.

 
NY Times Brands Killer of Yemeni Kids as Reformist; Journalists React
27 Nov 2017 04:29

NY Times Brands Killer of Yemeni Kids as Reformist; Journalists React

Islam Times - New York Times' column that has portrayed as a reformist Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman, who is personally leading a bloody aggression on neighboring Yemen, has attracted quite a backlash from well known journalists.

 
Saudi Regime Planning Yemen War Escalation Amid Humanitarian Crisis
27 Nov 2017 03:25

Saudi Regime Planning Yemen War Escalation Amid Humanitarian Crisis

Islam Times - The Saudi regime is seeking to escalate its brutal aggression against Yemeni nation as the country faces the worst humanitarian crisis in the world.

 
HRW slams Saudi law that defines king’s critic as terrorist
26 Nov 2017 20:13

HRW slams Saudi law that defines king’s critic as terrorist

Islam times - Human Rights Watch (HRW) denounced Saudi Arabia's new counterterrorism law as "ludicrous", as the law criminalizes criticizing the king or crown prince.

 
Riyadh-Baghdad Relationship Outlook in Shadow of New Regional Order
24 Nov 2017 10:37

Riyadh-Baghdad Relationship Outlook in Shadow of New Regional Order

Islam Times - The Saudi-Iraqi long-term chilly relationship has sailed out of the doldrums following exchange of visits by the two countries' officials, including Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir’s trip to Baghdad in late February and two visits of the Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to Riyadh ...