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Iran owns cutting-edge missile technology: Top General
17 Oct 2017 - 09:53

Iran owns cutting-edge missile technology: Top General

Islam times - Brigadier General Jazayeri said Mon. that Iran has the latest missile technology, stressing that the country’s defense capability is non-negotiable

 
Iraqi Forces Liberate Sinjar from Kurdish Militia
17 Oct 2017 - 09:47

Iraqi Forces Liberate Sinjar from Kurdish Militia

Islam times - Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) took full control on Tuesday of Sinjar city, west of Mosul, after the Kurdish militias, Peshmerga, withdrew from their positions.

 
Corbyn could lose seat in UK cost cutting plan: Report
17 Oct 2017 - 08:45

Corbyn could lose seat in UK cost cutting plan: Report

It remains unclear whether the parliament would back the plan, which would not take effect before 2022. Talks of the cost cutting plan follow Prime Minister Theresa May’s gamble in calling an early general election in June, which cost her party the majority in the parliament. In order to save ...

 
North Korea Says Nuclear War May Break Out, US Conducts Drills
17 Oct 2017 - 08:30

North Korea Says Nuclear War May Break Out, US Conducts Drills

Islam times - North Korea’s deputy UN ambassador has warned that the situation on the Korean peninsula “has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any moment”.

 
WFP shelved Rohingya report under Myanmar pressure: The Guardian
17 Oct 2017 - 07:55

WFP shelved Rohingya report under Myanmar pressure: The Guardian

Islam times - A report has revealed that the UN World Food Program (WFP) withdrew a critical report on spiraling food crisis in Myanmar’s Muslim-populated areas under pressure from its government.

 
Trump’s hardball game on Iran won’t work: Ex-Pentagon official
16 Oct 2017 - 19:32

Trump’s hardball game on Iran won’t work: Ex-Pentagon official

Islam times - US President Donald Trump’s hardball approach with North Korea and Iran will not work, and Trump’s whole issue with Tehran will die soon, according to an American political analyst and former Pentagon official.

 
Lebanon president urges return of Syrian refugees to stable areas
16 Oct 2017 - 14:42

Lebanon president urges return of Syrian refugees to stable areas

Islam times - Lebanese President Michel Aoun has called for a gradual return of Syrian refugees to their country, saying Lebanon can no longer cope with the burden.

 
Yemeni Forces Advance in Southern Province, Inflict Casualties on Aggressors
16 Oct 2017 - 14:27

Yemeni Forces Advance in Southern Province, Inflict Casualties on Aggressors

Islam times – The forces of the Yemeni army and Popular Committees managed to take full control over more areas in the southern province of Shabwa and mounted deadly attacks on the Saudi regime’s mercenaries in other areas, media reports said on Monday.

 
Israeli Regime Launches Fresh Attack on Syria
16 Oct 2017 - 13:12

Israeli Regime Launches Fresh Attack on Syria

Islam times - - Israeli Regime's warplanes carried out another airstrike against Syria, hitting the war-torn country's anti-aircraft battery.

 
Iraqi Forces Advance on in Kurdish-Held Kirkuk to Protect State’s Unity
16 Oct 2017 - 10:57

Iraqi Forces Advance on in Kurdish-Held Kirkuk to Protect State’s Unity

Islam times - Iraqi forces have launched an overnight operation on Monday to liberate oil-rich Kirkuk from Kurdish militias, known as Peshmerga, with Prime Minister describing it as government's constitutional duty to protect country's unity.

 
Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani (2nd L) meets with Lassina Zerbo (1st R), the executive secretary of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization, in Saint Petersberg on October 16, 2017. (Photo by Islamic Consultative Assembly News Agency)
16 Oct 2017 - 06:40

Iran expects JCPOA dividends for high costs incurred: Larijani

Islam times - Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani says Iran expects to benefit from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) for which it has paid high costs or it would rethink dealing with the 2015 nuclear accord.

 
1 missing, 7 injured after oil platform explodes in Louisiana
16 Oct 2017 - 04:57

1 missing, 7 injured after oil platform explodes in Louisiana

Islam times - One worker is missing and at least seven are injured after an oil production platform operated by a New Orleans company exploded and caught fire in Louisiana’s Lake Pontchartrain late on Sunday, authorities said.

 
ICSRF demands investigation into torture against jailed Bahraini minor
16 Oct 2017 - 02:51

ICSRF demands investigation into torture against jailed Bahraini minor

Islam times - - The International Center for Supporting Rights and Freedoms (ICSRF) called on Bahrain’s public prosecutor to promptly open an investigation into fresh allegations of torture coming out of Jaw Prison.

 
Ansarullah Leader Urges Yemenis to Resist Foreign Occupation Forces
15 Oct 2017 - 21:26

Ansarullah Leader Urges Yemenis to Resist Foreign Occupation Forces

Islam times - Yemen’s Ansarullah movement leader, Sayyed Abdul-Malek Badr al-Deen al-Houthi has stressed on the importance of resisting Saudi-led occupiers in the country.

 
Putin Slams ’Ill-considered Foreign Interference’ in West Asia
15 Oct 2017 - 21:06

Putin Slams ’Ill-considered Foreign Interference’ in West Asia

Islam times - Russian President rebuked on Saturday double standards towards fighting terrorism and use of extremists as proxies.

 
Nearly 700,000 Iraqis still displaced months after Mosul recapture: NGO
15 Oct 2017 - 13:43

Nearly 700,000 Iraqis still displaced months after Mosul recapture: NGO

Islam times - An independent humanitarian organization says hundreds of thousands of people are still displaced from Iraq’s strategic northern city of Mosul, which served as Daesh terror group’s last urban bastion and its de facto capital in the Arab country, months after government forces and their ...

 
This photograph taken October 7, 2017 shows Rohingya refugee children outside a school at the Kutupalong refugee camp in the Bangladeshi district of Ukhia. (AFP photo
15 Oct 2017 - 11:52

14,000 orphans among Rohingya refugees: Bangladesh

Islam times - A new influx of Rohingya refugees that hit Bangladesh contains around 14,000 orphans, authorities say, as new details emerge of a brutal crackdown in neighboring Myanmar which forced over half a million Rohingya Muslims to flee their homes

 
What Next after US Provides Safe Exit for ISIS in Syria’s Raqqa?
15 Oct 2017 - 10:43

What Next after US Provides Safe Exit for ISIS in Syria’s Raqqa?

Islam times - ISIS Takfiri terrorists are abandoning Raqqa through a safe exit corridor established by US-backed SDF militias.

 
Iran to stop Additional Protocol if US canceles JCPOA: AEOI chief
15 Oct 2017 - 09:04

Iran to stop Additional Protocol if US canceles JCPOA: AEOI chief

Islam times - Iran’s nuclear chief Salehi said Tehran would stop implementing Additional Protocol if the nuclear deal is canceled, since it is a voluntary agreement and has not yet been adopted by Iranian parliament.

 
Russia’s Putin slams hypocrisy, hidden goals in war on terror
15 Oct 2017 - 08:10

Russia’s Putin slams hypocrisy, hidden goals in war on terror

Islamtimes - Russian President Vladimir Putin has criticized double standards and the use of extremists in the fight against terrorism, calling for joint efforts to eradicate the scourge.