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Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos (L) greets an observer of the United Nations in La Guajira on August 15, 2017. (Photo via AFP)
16 Aug 2017 12:47

Colombia president declares war with FARC over

Islam Times - The Colombian president has declared the end of the 50-year old conflict with former rebel group FARC, following the group’s handover of the last batch of its weapons under the United Nations (UN)’s supervision.

 
Attack Venezuela? Trump Can
16 Aug 2017 09:40

Attack Venezuela? Trump Can't be Serious!

Islam Times - There is something unsettling about how President Trump has surrounded himself with generals. From his defense secretary to his national security advisor to his White House chief of staff, Trump looks to senior military officers to fill key positions that have been customarily filled by ...

 
Amnesty International: Weaponizing Hypocrisy for the U.S., NATO
15 Aug 2017 07:53

Amnesty International: Weaponizing Hypocrisy for the U.S., NATO

Islam Times - Nicaragua’s current Sandinista government has been the most successful ever in reducing poverty and defending the right of all Nicaraguans to a dignified life.

 
Pence defends Trump’s military threat against Venezuela
14 Aug 2017 06:59

Pence defends Trump’s military threat against Venezuela

Islam Times - US President Donald Trump’s military threat against Venezuela showed his “resolve” to help the neighboring country amid a political crisis, Vice President Mike Pence says, adding that Washington was looking for a “peaceable” solution.

 
An opposition activist takes part in a protest in Caracas on August 12, 2017. (Photos by AFP)
14 Aug 2017 06:21

Venezuela’s opposition rejects Trump’s military intervention remarks

Islam Times - Venezuela’s opposition coalition has rejected any manner of foreign military intervention, two days after US President Donald Trump said Washington was considering such actions in the crisis-ridden country.

 
This file photo shows foreign ministers from the member state of the South American trade bloc Mercosur speaking at a press conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on August 5, 2017. (By AFP)
13 Aug 2017 07:04

Latin America rejects US military threat against Venezuela

Islam Times - Latin American countries often critical of Venezuela have rejected the United States’ threat to use force against the conflict-hit country.

 
Venezuelan Defense Minister General Vladimir Padrino (File photo)
12 Aug 2017 07:50

Venezuela slams Trump’s military threat as ‘act of craziness’

Islam Times - Venezuela’s defense minister has denounced US President Donald Trump’s “crazy” threat of military action amid escalating bilateral tensions over what Caracas views as Washington’s meddling in the Latin American country’s political crisis.

 
US President Donald Trump speaks to the press on August 11, 2017, at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey. (Photo by AFP)
12 Aug 2017 04:08

Trump won't rule out 'military option' in Venezuela

Islam Times - US President Donald Trump says he will not “rule out” military option for Venezuela to solve the ongoing crisis in the country.

 
The US Department of the Treasury on Wednesday imposed new sanctions on Venezuela.
10 Aug 2017 05:12

US imposes new sanctions on Venezuela, targets members Constituent Assembly

Islam Times - The United States has imposed new sanctions on Venezuela following the oil-rich nation’s election of a new assembly tasked with rewriting the constitution.

 
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (L) hosts a Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA) meeting in the capital, Caracas, on August 8, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
9 Aug 2017 07:00

Maduro urges ‘respect’ for Venezuela

Islam Times - Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has called for regional “dialog” and “respect” for his country, amid strong criticism of his government by a number of countries in the region.

 
This TV grab taken from a video posted on social media on August 6, 2017 shows a man who allegedly presented himself as army captain Juan Caguaripano at an army base used by the National Bolivarian Armed Forces in the Venezuela’s third city of Valencia. (Via AFP)
8 Aug 2017 09:09

Dozens of Venezuelan government websites hit by cyberattack

Islam Times - Hackers in Venezuela have attacked numerous government websites in a show of support for a recent armed rebel assault on a military base, which was foiled by the country’s army.

 
Venezuela
8 Aug 2017 07:18

US prepares more sanctions against Venezuelan officials

Islam Times - The United States is planning additional sanctions for Venezuela following the oil-rich nation’s election of a new assembly tasked with rewriting the constitution.

 
The leader of the opposition-controlled parliament, Julio Borges (C, top) presides a session of the National Assembly in Caracas on August 1, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
8 Aug 2017 04:20

Venezuela parliament to ignore constitutional assembly

Islam Times - Venezuela’s opposition-controlled parliament has announced that it will not recognize any decrees issued by the country’s newly formed constitutional assembly.

 
Loyal Venezuelan troops have quelled a rebellion
7 Aug 2017 04:55

Venezuelan Military Quells Terrorist Attack on Army Base

Islam Times - Venezuela forces have quelled an anti-government terrorist attack near the central city of Valencia.

 
Prominent Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez
6 Aug 2017 08:39

Venezuela returns opposition leader to house arrest

Islam Times - Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez has been returned to house arrest from a four-day detention amid efforts to restore calm to the country which is reeling from weeks of riots.

 
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a military parade to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the Venezuelan National Guard, in Caracas, on August 4, 2017. (Photo by Reuters)
5 Aug 2017 10:12

Maduro says country facing armed insurgency, lambastes prosecutor's office

Islam Times - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says his country is facing an “armed insurgency,” also criticizing the prosecutor’s office for failure to control the opposition-led violent protests across the Latin American country.

 
Venezuelan legislative super-body holds 1st session amid condemnations, protests
5 Aug 2017 07:24

Venezuelan legislative super-body holds 1st session amid condemnations, protests

Islam Times - Venezuela's all-powerful Constituent Assembly, packed with allies of beleaguered President Nicolas Maduro, has held its first session less than a week after a disputed vote, in defiance of widespread condemnation from home and abroad over allegations that the super-body could undermine ...

 
Handout picture released by the Venezuelan presidency showing President Nicolas Maduro (L) talking during a meeting with constitutionalists in capital Caracas, on August 2, 2017. (Via AFP)
3 Aug 2017 07:03

Maduro dismisses vote rigging charge, delays launch of new assembly

Islam Times - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has rejected an allegation that the recent vote on the powerful national assembly was rigged, calling the claim a “reaction by the international enemy.”

 
The placard shows the final vote count in the chamber of deputies denying authorization for the Supreme Court to judge President Michel Temer for corruption in Brasilia, on August 2, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
3 Aug 2017 06:13

Brazil Congress reject Temer’s corruption charges

Islam Times - Brazilian lawmakers have tossed out a corruption charge against scandal-plagued President Michel Temer, saving the center-right leader from becoming the country’s second leader in 12 months to be forced from office.

 
A man casts his vote in Venezuela
3 Aug 2017 05:15

Venezuela's election turnout figures tampered with: Election company

Islam Times - A voting technology company claims that the turnout figures for Sunday's vote for the Constituent Assembly in Venezuela have been manipulated.