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Achilles’ Heel: Cheap Oil Risks Plunging Saudi Arabia Into Political Crisis
16 Jun 2016 - 10:42

Achilles’ Heel: Cheap Oil Risks Plunging Saudi Arabia Into Political Crisis

Islam Times - One of the most serious problems Riyadh is facing now is unemployment, according to a recent statement by King Salman.

 
Silent Killer: HIV Spreads Among Daesh Militants in Mosul
16 Jun 2016 - 10:41

Silent Killer: HIV Spreads Among Daesh Militants in Mosul

Islam Times - A source in Mosul hospital, who asked to remain anonymous, said that currently there are 23 people infected with HIV in Daesh’s ranks.

 
Zakirs (Islamic preachers) from around Punjab conferred together, calling upon the MWM chief in support of his cause.
16 Jun 2016 - 10:39

Pakistan Shia religious preachers pledge allegiance to MWM chief on 32nd day of hunger strike

Islam Times - Allama Raja Nasir Abbas' unprecedented Hunger Strike has entered its 32nd day, brought in clerics from all school of thoughts together.

 
Christian leaders express solidarity over anti-Shia harassment in Pakistan; Nawaz Sharif still silent
16 Jun 2016 - 10:38

Christian leaders express solidarity over anti-Shia harassment in Pakistan; Nawaz Sharif still silent

Islam Times -Pakistani Christian leaders say they are in solidarity with minority Shia Muslims in Pakistan protesting harassment and persecution.

 
How Corrupt America Is
16 Jun 2016 - 10:37

How Corrupt America Is

Islam Times - The best reporting on the depth of America’s dictatorship is probably that being done by Atlanta Georgia’s NBC-affiliated, Gannett-owned, TV Channel “11 Alive”, WXIA television, “The Investigators” series of local investigative news reports, which show, up close and at a cellularly detailed ...

 
Bahrain suspends all activities by Shia opposition group, al-Wafaq
14 Jun 2016 - 11:49

Bahrain suspends all activities by Shia opposition group, al-Wafaq

Islam Times - Bahrain has suspended all the activities by the country’s largest Shia political group and frozen its assets, Justice Ministry says.

 
Selahattin Demirtas, the head of Turkey’s left-wing pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP)
14 Jun 2016 - 11:47

Opposition warns of 'ethnic civil war' in Turkey

Islam Times - The leader of a Turkish opposition party has warned of an “ethnic civil war” in the country as a result of growing divisions between Kurds and Turks.

 
Selahattin Demirtas, the head of Turkey’s left-wing pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP)
14 Jun 2016 - 11:47

Opposition warns of 'ethnic civil war' in Turkey

Islam Times - The leader of a Turkish opposition party has warned of an “ethnic civil war” in the country as a result of growing divisions between Kurds and Turks.

 
A Navy guard patrols Camp Delta
14 Jun 2016 - 11:45

Obama no longer seeking to shutter Gitmo

Islam Times - US President Barack Obama’s administration no longer deems viable using an executive order to close down the controversial the Guantanamo Bay military prison in Cuba, a new report has revealed.

 
Israeli forces during training
14 Jun 2016 - 11:44

Israel stages largest-ever war simulation against Hezbollah

Islam Times - Israeli military forces have reportedly taken part in the largest-ever simulated war exercise against Lebanon and its resistance movement Hezbollah within virtual reality environment.

 
CIA Director John Brennan
14 Jun 2016 - 10:32

CIA suspected of doctoring Saudi 9/11 role

Islam Times - CIA chief's exoneration of Saudi Arabia in 9/11 attacks has raised questions about the real motives behind it amid accusations that US authorities might be spin-doctoring Riyadh's involvement.

 
US President Barack Obama says he has authorized US military missions in 15 countries.
14 Jun 2016 - 10:31

US forces 'fighting terrorism’ in 15 countries: Obama

Islam Times - US President Barack Obama says American military personnel are carrying out “counter-terrorism” operations in 15 countries across the world.

 
US presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump ()and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.
14 Jun 2016 - 08:39

Trump, Clinton react differently to Orlando mass shooting

Islam Times - US presumptive Republican and Democratic presidential nominees, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, have expressed very different views about the recent mass shooting in Orlando, Florida.

 
Syrian activist and journalist Ahmad Abdel Qader
14 Jun 2016 - 08:38

Daesh makes presence felt in Turkey with shootings

Islam Times - Daesh militants have claimed responsibility for a shooting in Turkey in which a prominent Syrian activist and journalist was injured in the southeastern city of Sanliurfa.

 
Pakistani police escort Perveen Bibi, who allegedly killed her own daughter by burning her alive after she married the man of her choice, into court in Lahore.
14 Jun 2016 - 08:37

Pakistani clerics declare honor killings ‘a great sin’

Islam Times - A group of prominent Pakistani clerics have issued a fatwa, declaring the so-called honor killings in Pakistan a “great sin,” and urging the government to act on the issue.

 
Saudi Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman
14 Jun 2016 - 08:34

Saudi Arabia key funder of Clinton campaign

Islam Times - The Saudi defense minister says Riyadh has funded as much as 20 percent of the money that US presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton has spent to court voters, according to a report.

 
Bahrain Detains Prominent Activist During Raid on His Home
14 Jun 2016 - 08:31

Bahrain Detains Prominent Activist During Raid on His Home

Islam Times - Bahraini police detained a prominent activist during a raid on his home early on Monday morning, rights groups and the activist's family said, part of a wide crackdown on dissent more than five years after the Arab Spring.

 
HRW Says Ombudsman
14 Jun 2016 - 08:28

HRW Says Ombudsman's Annual Report Lacks Transparency & Underscores Serious Inadequacy of Bahrain's Efforts to End Torture

Islam Times - Human Rights Watch (HRW) condemned the third annual report issued by the Bahraini Office of the Ombudsman, stressing that it lacks transparency since the authorities have made little progress in "holding police and security forces accountable" as "there have been no convictions in alleged ...

 
Just a Trick
14 Jun 2016 - 08:05

Just a Trick

Islam Times - Once I heard the following story from the then Swedish ambassador in Paris: “In 1947, when the UN was discussing the plan to partition Palestine, I was a member of the sub-committee dealing with Jerusalem.

 
14 Jun 2016 - 06:40

Obama's Pivot East Fuels an Asian Cold War

Islam Times - The balance of power in South Asia has been decisively tipped in India's favour by the US decision on Tuesday to grant it "major defence partner" status and support its accession to influential clubs of "good" nuclear states.