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Africa, Europe to bolster Sahel anti-terror force
13 Dec 2017 - 15:10

Africa, Europe to bolster Sahel anti-terror force

France's Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday hosted a group of African and European leaders, including Chancellor Angela Merkel, to drum up support for a new counterterrorism force in the terror-plagued Sahel.

 
Iran FM calls for collective intl. efforts to end Yemen nightmare
13 Dec 2017 - 14:40

Iran FM calls for collective intl. efforts to end Yemen nightmare

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called for a collective international effort to end the "nightmare" of war in impoverished Yemen, rejecting a military solution to the conflict in the Arab country.

 
Bahraini activist detained for fighting for freedom of speech: Amnesty
13 Dec 2017 - 13:13

Bahraini activist detained for fighting for freedom of speech: Amnesty

Amnesty International has denounced the continued detention of prominent Bahraini human rights activist and pro-democracy campaigner Nabeel Rajab, stressing that the Manama regime is keeping him behind for no reason other than the peaceful exercise of his right to freedom of expression.

 
Netherlands, Austria to fight German toll plan
13 Dec 2017 - 13:07

Netherlands, Austria to fight German toll plan

The Netherlands said Wednesday it will join Austria in dragging Germany before Europe's top court in an increasingly bitter battle over Berlin's controversial plan to impose tolls on its motorways.

 
Many Palestinians injured, suffered suffocation in Israeli occupation forces
13 Dec 2017 - 12:56

Many Palestinians injured, suffered suffocation in Israeli occupation forces' attacks against demonstrations

- Scores of Palestinians were injured and suffocation cases were suffered among them in Israeli occupation attacks on demonstrations and rallies in West Bank and Gaza Strip in protest against US President Donald Trump’s decision to consider al-Quds (Jerusalem) as the capital of the Israeli occupation ...

 
Tehran Stock Exchange breaks all-time high record
13 Dec 2017 - 12:23

Tehran Stock Exchange breaks all-time high record

Tehran Stock Exchange's main index – TEDPIX – broke an all-time high record in Wednesday trading by surging into the 93,000 lane.

 
Trump Recognizes Quds as Israel’s Capital to Save His Presidency: US Analyst
13 Dec 2017 - 11:38

Trump Recognizes Quds as Israel’s Capital to Save His Presidency: US Analyst

An American political analyst said US President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem (al-Quds) as the Israeli capital in an attempt to “save his presidency” from the American deep state.

 
Russian military delegation in North Korea
13 Dec 2017 - 11:11

Russian military delegation in North Korea

A Russian Defense Ministry delegation has arrived in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang.

 
Challenges Ahead of Trump’s Al-Quds Decision
13 Dec 2017 - 11:08

Challenges Ahead of Trump’s Al-Quds Decision

The Donald Trump’s announcement of recognizing the al-Quds (Jerusalem) as the capital of the Israel regime has sparked outrage around the world. But as the global uproar kept unfolding, one aspect of the announcement was given less focus. It was the Trump’s claim that he will move the American embassy ...

 
Congress takes no action on Iran sanctions as deadline passes
13 Dec 2017 - 10:20

Congress takes no action on Iran sanctions as deadline passes

The US Congress misses a deadline to decide on re-imposing anti-Iran sanctions, which were lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal, with reports saying the lawmakers sought to kick the decision on the issue back to President Donald Trump.

 
What Should We Fight For?
13 Dec 2017 - 10:14

What Should We Fight For?

Islam Times - "We will never accept Russia’s occupation and attempted annexation of Crimea," declaimed Rex Tillerson last week in Vienna.

 
12 killed as Saudi warplanes target military police in Yemeni capital
13 Dec 2017 - 07:45

12 killed as Saudi warplanes target military police in Yemeni capital

Saudi fighter jets have stepped up deadly airstrikes against the Yemeni capital, this time targeting the headquarters of military police in Sana’a, in a raid that left a dozen people dead and 80 more injured.

 
Would-be NYC bomber faces court hearing on Wednesday: Authorities
13 Dec 2017 - 07:39

Would-be NYC bomber faces court hearing on Wednesday: Authorities

The Bangladeshi suspect in the bombing attack on a Manhattan transportation hub underneath Times Square is expected to appear in court Wednesday, authorities say.

 
Abbas had been scheduled to meet US Vice President Mike Pence in Bethlehem
13 Dec 2017 - 07:12

US Ripped Legal Foundation of Peace

A senior member of the Palestinian Liberation Organisation (PLO) has denounced US Vice President Mike Pence over his apparent regret that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas refused a meeting with him.

 
China marks 80th anniversary of Nanjing massacre
13 Dec 2017 - 06:32

China marks 80th anniversary of Nanjing massacre

China has held a ceremony to mark 80 years since the massacre of some 300,000 of its people by Japanese troops in the then capital city, Nanjing.Senior Chinese leaders attended the ceremony on Wednesday in the eastern city, in Jiangsu Province.President Xi Jinping presided over the memorial ceremony ...

 
Moscow seeks UNSC’s nod to supply arms to Central African Republic
13 Dec 2017 - 06:07

Moscow seeks UNSC’s nod to supply arms to Central African Republic

Russia has reportedly asked the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for authorization to supply light arms and ammunition to the embattled armed forces of the Central African Republic (CAR).

 
Russia’s Syria Success Highlights US Mission Mess
12 Dec 2017 - 16:21

Russia’s Syria Success Highlights US Mission Mess

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s order to withdraw his county’s forces from Syria makes sense militarily, politically, and strategically. The war has been won. Job done. Now it’s time to win the peace.

 
Iranian lawmakers censure US for recognizing Quds as Israeli ‘capital’
12 Dec 2017 - 10:53

Iranian lawmakers censure US for recognizing Quds as Israeli ‘capital’

Iranian lawmakers have issued a statement to condemn US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s “capital,” saying the move is the “last nail in the coffin” of the so-called Middle East peace process.

 
Israeli Regime’s PM Benjamin Netanyahu and EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini speak during a joint press conference at the European Council in Brussels
12 Dec 2017 - 08:41

EU Rebuffs Netanyahu’s Call for Recognizing Al-Quds as Israeli Capital

Islam Times - EU foreign ministers have firmly rejected Israeli Prime Minister's request to recognize al-Quds (Jerusalem) as the occupying regime's capital.

 
Hezbollah Leader Reaffirms Palestine as Top Priority after Victory over Terrorists
12 Dec 2017 - 06:30

Hezbollah Leader Reaffirms Palestine as Top Priority after Victory over Terrorists

Islam Times - Secretary general of Lebanon’s Hezbollah resistance movement has reaffirmed that the issue of Palestine is the top priority for the axis of resistance after the recent victory over Takfiri terrorist groups in the West Asia region.