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Graves are prepared for the burial of civilians who were killed by militants at Mirza Olang village in Sar-e Pul province, Afghanistan, August 16, 2017. (Photo by Reuters)
21 Aug 2017 - 05:36

Taliban, Daesh jointly massacred people in Afghan village: UN

Islam Times - An investigation team of the United Nations has confirmed that the Taliban and Daesh terrorist groups jointly massacred dozens of people, mostly Shia Hazaras, in an attack that “may amount to a war crime” in a remote northern village in Afghanistan earlier this month.

 
Spanish police uncover gas arsenal at terror suspects’ home
21 Aug 2017 - 05:34

Spanish police uncover gas arsenal at terror suspects’ home

Islam Times - Spanish police said Sunday they had uncovered a cache of 120 gas canisters at a house believed to be the bomb-making factory of suspects in terror attacks that claimed 14 lives, as Barcelona mourned victims of the rampage.

 
Deir ez-Zor, New Focal Point of Syrian Army, Opponents
21 Aug 2017 - 05:01

Deir ez-Zor, New Focal Point of Syrian Army, Opponents

Islam Times - Located on the Euphrates River's banks in the extreme east of the country, Syria’s Deir ez-Zor province shares borders with Iraq from east and south. The province is of great archaeological significance, with its history dating back to the 7,000 B.C.

 
Suffering 3 yr. Siege by Terrorists Syria’s Shiite Towns Blast UN Silence
21 Aug 2017 - 04:56

Suffering 3 yr. Siege by Terrorists Syria’s Shiite Towns Blast UN Silence

Islam Times - Sit-in of residents of the two besieged Syrian towns of Al-Fu’ah and Kafriya has now passed its first month.

 
Iran’s new Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami
21 Aug 2017 - 04:47

Iran’s New Defense Minister Says Missile Program Unstoppable

Islam Times - Iran’s new Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami says the country’s missile program will continue unabated.

 
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim
21 Aug 2017 - 04:44

Turkey, Russia, Iran Planning Permanent Ceasefire in Syria: Turkish PM

Islam Times - Turkey, Russia and Iran are cooperating to establish lasting truce in Syria, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Sunday.

 
Doha Complains to ICAO after Saudi TV Shows Qatar Airways Plane Being Shot Down
21 Aug 2017 - 04:40

Doha Complains to ICAO after Saudi TV Shows Qatar Airways Plane Being Shot Down

Islam Times - Qatar has filed a complaint before the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) after Saudi TV aired a simulated video showing one of its airforce fighter planes firing a missile at a Qatari civilian jet.

 
Over 1,000 Terrorists Enter Morocco, Tunisia as ISIS Crumbles
21 Aug 2017 - 04:34

Over 1,000 Terrorists Enter Morocco, Tunisia as ISIS Crumbles

Islam Times - Over 1,000 terrorists have entered Morocco and Tunisia after fleeing the battlefields of ISIS terrorist groups now crumbling caliphate.

 
N Korea Warns US Military Drills to Ignite ‘Uncontrollable Nuclear War’
21 Aug 2017 - 04:31

N Korea Warns US Military Drills to Ignite ‘Uncontrollable Nuclear War’

Islam Times - North Korea has warned that the US risks starting an “uncontrollable phase of nuclear war” by conducting a joint military exercise with South Korea this week.

 
US, UK Complicit in Saudi aggression on Yemen: British Researchers
21 Aug 2017 - 04:29

US, UK Complicit in Saudi aggression on Yemen: British Researchers

Islam Times - The US and the UK have played “a crucial role” in catastrophic outbreak of cholera in Yemen, where over 2,000 civilians are killed due to the waterborne disease, an analysis by the researchers at London’s Queen Mary University in says.

 
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is delivering a speech in the capital, Damascus, Syria, on August 20, 2017. (Photo by Syria’s official news agency SANA)
20 Aug 2017 - 13:35

Syrian army forces crushing terrorists, clearing areas: President Assad

Islam Times - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says government forces, backed by allied fighters from popular defense groups, are crushing foreign-backed Takfiri terrorists across the country, and clearing areas of militants.

 
Displaced people who have fled their homes gather at Salamiyah camp, near Mosul, Iraq, July 26, 2017. (Photo by Reuters)
20 Aug 2017 - 11:45

’17,000 Iraqis return to Nineveh in 2 months’

Islam Times - Iraq says up to 17,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) have returned to their homes in Nineveh Plains in the country over the past two month following the liberation of the region from the Daesh terrorist group.

 
This handout photo, taken on July 29, 2017, shows US Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) firing a missile into the East Sea from an undisclosed location in South Korea. (Via AFP)
20 Aug 2017 - 11:43

North Korea warns US, South against joint drill

Islam Times - North Korea has warned the United States and South Korea against holding a planned joint military drill in the region amid the current high tensions.

 
Emirati Ambassador to Washington Yousef Otaiba
20 Aug 2017 - 11:41

Whole of Saudi Arabia is cuckoo, UAE envoy says in leaked emails

Islam Times - A series of leaked emails have revealed the UAE's frustration with Saudi Arabia's leadership and the role which the emirate played in the rise of the kingdom's young crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman.

 
First Vice-President of the Venezuelan Congress Freddy Guevara (L), attends a session at the National Assembly in Caracas, August 19, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
20 Aug 2017 - 11:40

Venezuela parliament convenes, defying new assembly

Islam Times - Venezuela’s dissolved opposition-controlled parliament has convened in defiance of a move by the pro-government Constituent Assembly to take over the legislature’s powers, deepening the political standoff in the Latin American country.

 
British Prime Minister Theresa May (File photo)
20 Aug 2017 - 11:39

May to publish five new Brexit negotiating papers

Islam Times - British Prime Minister Theresa May will soon release new Brexit negotiating papers amid reports that cabinet ministers are discussing whether to go ahead with trade talks with the European Union.

 
Lebanese army forces are seen in military tanks in the village of Ras Baalbek on August 19, 2017. (Photo by Reuters)
20 Aug 2017 - 11:37

Lebanese soldiers continue battle against Daesh near Syrian border

Islam Times - Lebanese army troops have been attacking positions held Daesh terrorists near the Syrian border for a second day after liberating a third of the militant-held territory.

 
Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) speaks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during their meeting in Moscow on March 9, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
20 Aug 2017 - 09:12

Bibi to meet Putin amid Syrian army advances

Islam Times - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is about to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi on Wednesday in the face of the Syrian army advances against militants, including those backed by Tel Aviv.

 
US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania walk the South Lawn of the White House to board the Marine One helicopter July 25, 2017, in Washington, DC. (Photo by AFP)
20 Aug 2017 - 08:34

Trumps skip Kennedy Center Honors amid political backlash

Islam Times - US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump will not attend one of America’s most prestigious art awards, the annual Kennedy Center Honors, the White House has announced.

 
The handout photo, released by the New South Wales Police on December 10, 2015, shows a man (C) being taken into custody during a counter-terrorism operation in Sydney, Australia. (Via AFP)
20 Aug 2017 - 08:06

Australia charges 3 over attacks on Shia mosque

Islam Times - Police in Australia have charged three men with terrorism over two “Daesh-inspired” arson attacks against a Shia Muslim mosque in Melbourne last year.