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Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers patrol the Shah Wali Kot district of Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, May 23, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
26 Jul 2017 - 12:29

Taliban militants kill 26 Afghan troops in raid on Kandahar army base

Islam Times - Taliban militants have killed at least 26 Afghan soldiers and injured 30 more in an attack on an army base in Afghanistan’s southern Kandahar Province.

Members of the Palestinian resistance movement of Hamas’ security forces march during a graduation ceremony in Gaza City, Gaza Strip, March 30, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
26 Jul 2017 - 12:28

Top EU court keeps Hamas on ‘terror’ blacklist

Islam Times - The European Union’s top court has ruled that Hamas should remain on the 28-nation bloc’s “terror” blacklist, rejecting an earlier decision by a lower court to remove the Palestinian resistance movement from the list.

International travelers arrive on the first day of the the partial reinstatement of the Trump travel ban, temporarily barring travelers from six Muslim-majority nations from entering the U.S., at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on June 29, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by AFP)
26 Jul 2017 - 12:27

US Muslims view Trump as unfriendly

Islam Times - American Muslims say they have experienced deep suspicion about their faith since Donald Trump took office in January, a survey shows.

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov (Photo by Reuters)
26 Jul 2017 - 12:12

Russia gives solemn warning over US sanctions bill

Islam Times - Russia says the recent approval of a sanctions bill against Moscow at the United States House of Representatives is a serious step toward destroying any chance for the improvement of ties with Washington.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is seen during a cabinet meeting in Tehran, July 26, 2017. (Photo by
26 Jul 2017 - 11:03

Iranian president vows US bans will not go unanswered

Islam Times - President Hassan Rouhani has denounced the US House of Representatives’ approval of a draft law on fresh sanctions against Iran, saying the Islamic Republic would “definitely”​ give a proportionate response to the hostile move.

Venezuelans buy food ahead of a two-day national strike, in the capital, Caracas, July 25, 2017. (Photo by Reuters)
26 Jul 2017 - 11:02

2-day strike called by opposition due to start shortly in Venezuela

Islam Times - A two-day strike is due to begin shortly in Venezuela in an attempt by the opposition to increase pressure on President Nicolas Maduro to abandon an upcoming vote for a super-congress with powers to rewrite the constitution.

Jordanian mourners urge Amman to close Israeli embassy
26 Jul 2017 - 11:01

Jordanian mourners urge Amman to close Israeli embassy

Islam Times - Thousands of Jordanians have held a funeral ceremony for a teenager recently killed by an Israeli embassy guard, chanting anti-Tel Aviv slogans and urging the government to close down the regime’s mission in Amman.

The intercontinental ballistic missile Hwasong-14 is seen in this undated photo released by North Korea. (Photo by AFP)
26 Jul 2017 - 10:46

North Korean missile could reach US in a year: Intelligence officials

Islam Times - American intelligence agencies say that it will take only one year for North Korea to have missiles capable of reaching the United States.

The IMF has been based in the United States since it was launched in 1945.
26 Jul 2017 - 10:44

Lagarde: US-based IMF may move HQ to China

Islam Times - IMF chief Christine Lagarde says the International Monetary Fund may move its headquarters to Beijing in a decade if China and other big emerging markets continue to grow.

Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani speaks at a joint news conference with his French counterpart (unseen) in Doha, Qatar, July 15, 2017. (Photo by Reuters)
26 Jul 2017 - 08:18

Saudi-led bloc of states undermining mediation efforts: Qatar FM

Islam Times - Qatar’s foreign minister, who is on a visit to the US, says the “negative behavior” of the Saudi-led bloc of blockaders is undermining the mediation efforts aimed at settling the unprecedented diplomatic crisis gripping the Persian Gulf region.

File photo of US Attorney General Jeff Sessions (L)
26 Jul 2017 - 07:11

Sessions urged to stand his ground in fight with Trump

Islam Times - US Attorney General Jeff Sessions is being urged by fellow conservatives to stand his ground as President Donald Trump escalates his assaults on the nation’s top lawyer in an apparent effort to make him resign.

Russia, Iraq call for closer economic, military cooperation
26 Jul 2017 - 06:55

Russia, Iraq call for closer economic, military cooperation

Islam Times - Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iraqi Vice President Nouri al-Maliki have held a meeting, during which they underlined the need for the reinforcement of bilateral “economic” and “military-technical” relations.

US President Donald Trump speaks during a Make America Great Again rally at the Covelli Centre in Youngstown, Ohio, July 25, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
26 Jul 2017 - 06:00

Iran to face ‘big problems’ if it does not adhere to nuclear deal: Trump

Islam Times - US President Donald Trump has threatened Iran with “big, big problems” if Tehran fails to comply with the 2015 nuclear agreement.

US President Donald Trump holds a news conference with Prime Minister of Lebanon Saad Hariri in the Rose Garden at the White House on July 25, 2017 in Washington,DC. (Photo by AFP)
26 Jul 2017 - 05:59

Trump, Hariri meet in White House, urge fighting against terrorism

Islam Times - US President Donald Trump and Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri have met in the White House, discussing a range of issues including the so-called fight against terrorism, Syrian refugees and humanitarian aid.

Israeli security forces hold a position as Palestinian worshippers gather to pray outside the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in the occupied Old City of Jerusalem al-Quds on July 25, 2017. (Photos by AFP)
26 Jul 2017 - 05:57

Dozens injured in latest al-Aqsa clashes over Israeli restrictions

Islam Times - Dozens of Palestinians have been injured as Israeli forces attack protesters gathered outside the main entrance to the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in East Jerusalem al-Quds.

EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini (R) and Secretary General of Amnesty International, Salis Shetty hold a petition in support of human rights activists detained in Turkey, prior to their bilateral meeting at the EU headquarters in Brussels on July 25, 2017.
26 Jul 2017 - 05:56

Amnesty calls on EU to urge Turkey into reversing human rights crackdown

Islam Times - Amnesty International has called on the EU to pressure members to get Turkey “back in line” and halt its human rights crackdown.

The early morning light begins to appear behind the US Capitol on July 25, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by AFP)
26 Jul 2017 - 05:54

Senate narrowly votes to move ahead on healthcare, votes down repeal

Islam Times - The US Senate has voted narrowly to begin debate on legislation to repeal Obamacare, but Republican leaders faced their first defeat when they failed to get enough votes on a measure to repeal President Barack Obama’s healthcare law.

Israeli soldiers stand outside al-Khalil’s Tomb (Hebron) of the Patriarchs, also known as the Ibrahimi Mosque, a holy shrine for Jews and Muslims, on July 12, 2017.
26 Jul 2017 - 05:52

Israeli settlers occupy historical building in al-Khalil

Islam Times - A large group of Israeli settlers have occupied a historical building in the West Bank city of al-Khalil (Hebron).

Brexit Secretary David Davis (L) and Czech Foreign Minister Lubomir Zaoralek react during a press conference on July 25, 2017 in Prague, Czech Republic. (AFP photo)
26 Jul 2017 - 05:51

UK and EU still disagree on citizens' rights: Brexit secretary

Islam Times - British Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union David Davis has said there is a "moral imperative" to reach a quick deal on the rights of EU nationals living in Britain and UK citizens in the bloc.

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions is about to announce the results of the national health care fraud takedown during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, July 13, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
26 Jul 2017 - 05:50

Sessions allies say Trump using Twitter attacks to force resignation

Islam Times - US Attorney General Jeff Sessions' allies have said that President Donald Trump is carrying out a deliberate public campaign to pressure him to quit, rather than fire him outright, but the country's top lawyer has no intention of resigning.