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Will Davutoglu succeed to Erdogan as Prime Minister?
22 April 2014 10:38

Will Davutoglu succeed to Erdogan as Prime Minister?

Islam Times - Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has emerged as a strong potential candidate for the prime ministry, after President Abdullah Gül’s recent statement appearing to distance him from the role.

Uncertainty sustained in Pakistan
15 April 2014 16:13

Uncertainty sustained in Pakistan's peace talks with Taliban

Islam Times - For the past two weeks now much uncertainty has developed in relation to Pakistan peace talks with the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP).

Abbas
11 April 2014 12:08

Abbas' move brings out Israeli racism

Islam Times - The decision by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to sign 15 international treaties brought further proof of Israeli racist attitudes towards the Palestinians.

Serious concerns over $1.5 billion suspicious Saudi aid to Pakistan
8 April 2014 09:44

Serious concerns over $1.5 billion suspicious Saudi aid to Pakistan

Islam Times - In recent days much has been said and theorized of Saudi Arabia’ substantial $1.5 billion aid package to Pakistan, with sources having warned that Riyadh is looking to buy out Pakistan armed forces to wage its dirty wars across the Middle East, namely Bahrain and Syria.

Kerry
6 April 2014 11:08

Kerry's looming deadline and the peace process industry

Islam Times - As the US-imposed April 29 deadline for a "framework" agreement between the Israeli government and the Palestinian Authority looms, time is also running out for the American administration itself.

Lebanon’s future president?
5 April 2014 14:32

Lebanon’s future president?

Islam Times - On Thursday, Member of Parliament, Yassine Jaber, said that the Development and Liberation committee did not tackle the names of the Lebanese presidency candidates, pointing that this issue is left for the parliamentary blocs to discuss.

Demolishing homes, demolishing peace
27 March 2014 09:46

Demolishing homes, demolishing peace

Islam Times - The "Judaization" of Jerusalem and the West Bank continues apace, despite (and in fact because of) the so-called "Kerry initiative."

Three views of Egypt
24 March 2014 11:52

Three views of Egypt

Islam Times - General Mustafa Gamal, who fought in the Egyptian air force in Egypt's 1973 war with Israel, went down to Tahrir Square in 2011 even though his son Yusuf, a doctor, sat it out, confused about the protest's goals and fearful for the future. General Gamal, though, had had enough with the ...

Posters of President Mahmoud Abbas are strung across the square as Palestinians rally in the center of the West Bank city of Ramallah on March 17, 2014
23 March 2014 09:52

An illegitimate leadership can sign away rights

Islam Times - The latest round of US-driven negotiations has yet to engender a significant, organized response from Palestinians in the Diaspora.

The hidden secret behind the victories of Hezbollah
19 March 2014 10:09

The hidden secret behind the victories of Hezbollah

Islam Times - Hezbollah initiated in the eighties, and evolved slowly because of fighting Israel’s presence in Lebanon. The more Israel focused on it, the more it developed more quickly.

Will Ukraine remains in Russia’s orbit or link its future to Europe?
9 March 2014 12:42

Will Ukraine remains in Russia’s orbit or link its future to Europe?

Islam Times - Ukraine troubled history, its sitting at the crossroad in between Russia, Europe and the Ottomans has span for well over three centuries.

Ukraine: Act II
2 March 2014 11:30

Ukraine: Act II

Islam Times - Act I of the proxy war in Ukraine ended in favor of the West - the United States and the EU, as their minions are in power for now.

A general view shows a section of Israel
22 February 2014 09:23

EU aid to Palestinians -- help or hindrance?

Islam Times - The European Union has long been one of the most reliable foreign sources of humanitarian, economic and political aid in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT), providing 426 million euros ($575 million) in 2013 alone.

“Sleeping with the Devil”: Bandar is a Super Ambassador and the Al-Saud family is buying the ruling elite in Washington
19 February 2014 09:47

“Sleeping with the Devil”: Bandar is a Super Ambassador and the Al-Saud family is buying the ruling elite in Washington

Islam Times - “Robert Baer” is the author of the book “Sleeping with the Devil”, and he is a former field officer in the U.S. intelligence community (CIA) and has occupied various positions of office, most notably heading the CIA station in Lebanon in 1983 after bombing the U.S. embassy.

Anti-Shiite Terrorism, a Grave Danger for Pakistan´s Future
17 February 2014 10:29

Anti-Shiite Terrorism, a Grave Danger for Pakistan´s Future

Islam Times - On 20 January, heavily-armed gunmen killed a prominent Shiite leader, Allama Alim Al-Musvi, in northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar. “Two gunmen opened fire on the scholar and escaped when he came out of his house and walked towards the mosque,” media outlets quoted a local security ...

Young Israelis dance with national flags in hand in Jerusalem
14 February 2014 22:57

Indoctrination in the Israeli school system

Islam Times - Tal G. is a high school teacher in central Israel. His name has been altered to protect his anonymity.

An Iraqi analyst clarifies the reasons for the defeat of America in the region and in the Geneva II Conference
12 February 2014 08:52

An Iraqi analyst clarifies the reasons for the defeat of America in the region and in the Geneva II Conference

Islam Times - The political analyst and TV personality the editor-in-chief of the Iraqi Al-Saymar newspaper, Wadad Fakher Abdul Zahra, mentioned the most important reasons that led to America’s defeat in Syria and in some countries in the region, in addition to its major defeat at the Geneva II Conference....

Stop Muslim pogrom in CAR: Human Rights Watch
9 February 2014 14:19

Stop Muslim pogrom in CAR: Human Rights Watch

Islam Times - Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called for an immediate action to stop the pogrom of Muslims in the Central African Republic, saying the killings have imperiled their future in the country.

Geneva II ... American mines killing their producers
1 February 2014 09:57

Geneva II ... American mines killing their producers

Islam Times - It is meaningless to think that Syria with its official negotiating delegation in Geneva is actually negotiating a bunch of people that were gathered together by the United States in the same period of time and called the “Syrian National Coalition”, after it described them as the representatives ...

Egypt back to square one as army returns to politics
30 January 2014 08:58

Egypt back to square one as army returns to politics

Islam Times - Three years after a popular uprising forced out ex-general Hosni Mubarak, Egypt's army is again pushing a commander to stand for president after he ousted the first civilian head of state.

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