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An Egyptian policeman inspects the wreckage of a car at the site of a car bomb which killed three policemen in al-Tur, in the southern Sinai peninsula, on Oct. 7, 2013
11 October 2014 15:20

Army: Top Beit al-Maqdis militant killed in Sinai

Islam Times - Egyptian soldiers killed Friday a top member of the Ansar Beit al-Maqdis militant group who was involved in a deadly attack on security forces in the Sinai Peninsula, the army said.

Has Obama Changed His Mind About Syria?
11 October 2014 14:49

Has Obama Changed His Mind About Syria?

Islam Times - The ISIS siege of Kobane continued overnight while cities across Turkey were set ablaze by Kurdish protestors.

Turkish Tank
11 October 2014 14:47

ISIS, Turkey, and the Propaganda of Intervention

Islam Times - Today’s headlines are filled with reports of the imminent fall of the Syrian city of Kobani to forces of the Islamic State (ISIS).

Pakistani official hints presence of ‘IS’ in Baluchistan
11 October 2014 13:29

Pakistani official hints presence of ‘IS’ in Baluchistan

Islam Times - A high ranking Pakistani official has indicated that the state detected the presence of terror elements linked to the ‘Islamic State’ (IS) in Pakistani Balochistan province.

US: Progress in Pressing Turkey to Take Part in Anti-ISIL Coalition
11 October 2014 13:19

US: Progress in Pressing Turkey to Take Part in Anti-ISIL Coalition

Islam Times - The United States reported "progress" Friday in pressing Turkey to participate in the fight against the terrorist group operating in Iraq and Syria, noting a pledge from Ankara to train and equip the so-called “moderate” Syrian militants.

It’s Not Too Late to Save Syria’s Cultural Heritage
11 October 2014 13:17

It’s Not Too Late to Save Syria’s Cultural Heritage

Islam Times - Inside the restored Omayyad Mosque, Old City of Damascus As Marcus Aurelius instructs us: “Look back over the past, with its changing empires that rose and fell, and you can foresee the future too.”

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh (right) shakes hands with Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah in Gaza City, on Oct. 9, 2014
10 October 2014 21:47

Hamdallah: Rebuilding Gaza is at top of govt priorities

Islam Times - The Palestinian unity government held its first ever meeting in the war-ravaged Gaza Strip on Thursday as its rival factions presented a common front ahead of a major donors' conference.

Palestinians demonstrate on the Mount of Olives, which overlooks the Dome of the Rock in the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem on April 20, 2012.
10 October 2014 21:45

Christian clerics urge recognition of Palestinian state

Islam Times - Three leading Christian clerics in the Holy Land appealed Friday for more European governments to recognize a Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital.

Syrian Army Advances in Jobar, Kills Scores of Terrorists in Homs Countryside
10 October 2014 21:42

Syrian Army Advances in Jobar, Kills Scores of Terrorists in Homs Countryside

Islam Times - The Syrian army advanced in Jobar neighborhood eastern Damascus, controlling a number of building blocks and killing 15 Nusra terrorists.

Israelis: Send Obama Ebola
10 October 2014 21:39

Israelis: Send Obama Ebola

Islam Times - According to an August 2014 poll, half of Israelis want to send Obama Ebola for only supporting Israeli terrorism 95, not 100%.

Iraq, Libya and now Syria? A Plan for Global US Military Supremacy
10 October 2014 21:31

Iraq, Libya and now Syria? A Plan for Global US Military Supremacy

Islam Times - 1997 witnessed the birth of one of the most pivotal American think tanks in modern times, whose ideas and objectives would come to shape the foreign policy of the United States (U.S.) for decades to come.

Palestinian girls walk past the rubble of a building that was destroyed during the Israeli army summer
10 October 2014 21:23

UNRWA to make biggest ever Gaza aid plea

Islam Times - The UN's Palestinian refugee agency is to make its largest ever financial plea to donors, it said on Thursday, asking for $1.6 billion to rehabilitate war-battered Gaza.

Iran Warns Turkey against Desire to Intervene in Syria
10 October 2014 17:48

Iran Warns Turkey against Desire to Intervene in Syria

Islam Times - Iran has warned Turkey against a possible military intervention in Syria as the so-called ISIL terrorist group close in on the Syrian town of Kobani near the Arab country’s border with Turkey.

US, allies playing both sides of fence in ISIL war
10 October 2014 17:47

US, allies playing both sides of fence in ISIL war

Islam Times - A former US congressional staffer has roundly criticized Washington’s duplicity in fighting the ISIL terrorist group, saying the United States and its Arab allies are playing “both sides of the fence.”

We oppose both ISIL, Syria: Turkey PM
10 October 2014 17:45

We oppose both ISIL, Syria: Turkey PM

Islam Times - Amid accusations of Turkey’s support for ISIL militants, Turkish Prime Minister says Ankara is opposed to the Takfiri militants in the same way it opposes Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

UN urges Turkey to allow Kurds to protect Kobani
10 October 2014 17:44

UN urges Turkey to allow Kurds to protect Kobani

Islam Times - The United Nations envoy to Syria has called on the Turkish government to allow Kurdish volunteers to cross the border into the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani and defend it against the ISIL Takfiri militants.

EU bans dairy products from Israeli settlements
10 October 2014 17:42

EU bans dairy products from Israeli settlements

Islam Times - The European Union (EU) has decided to ban imports of dairy products made in Israeli settlements of the occupied West Bank as of January.

US military team to visit Turkey to discuss ISIL war
10 October 2014 17:40

US military team to visit Turkey to discuss ISIL war

Islam Times - A military team from the United States will visit the Turkish capital next week amid Washington’s rising pressure on Turkey to join the US-led coalition against ISIL militants in Syria.

Pentagon chief says US wants access to Turkey airbase
10 October 2014 17:38

Pentagon chief says US wants access to Turkey airbase

Islam Times - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel urges Turkey to let the United States use a key Turkish airbase as a launching ground for airstrikes in neighboring Syria.

Palestinians demonstrate to show solidarity with hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners held by Israel, outside the Red Cross building in east al-Quds (Jerusalem) on June 12, 2014.
10 October 2014 17:19

Hamas ready for Israel prisoner swap deal

Islam Times - A senior Hamas official says the Palestinian resistance group is prepared to hold indirect talks with Israel about the release of Palestinian prisoners in exchange for the bodies of two Israeli soldiers.

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