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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) and Republican nominee Donald Trump shake hands during a meeting at the Trump Tower in New York on September 25, 2016.
26 Sep 2016 - 07:47

Trump says would ‘recognize Jerusalem’ as Israeli capital

Islam Times - Republican nominee Donald Trump promises Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to "recognize Jerusalem as the undivided capital of the state of Israel" if he emerges victor in the US 2016 presidential election.

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman, Bahram Qassemi
26 Sep 2016 - 07:45

Iran rejects ‘baseless’ UAE claims about fueling insecurity

Islam Times - Iran has dismissed “baseless” allegations leveled by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) about Tehran undermining regional security, calling on Abu Dhabi to accept the realities and stop rehashing unfounded claims.

Yemeni Residential Area Hit by Saudi Warplanes
25 Sep 2016 - 12:45

180 Civilians Killed in Yemen Last Month: UN

Islam Times - The Saudi war against Yemen has cost the lives of 180 civilians during August, the UN Human Rights Commissioner said on Friday.

Syrian Foreign Minister
25 Sep 2016 - 12:44

Foreign Powers Exploit Syrian Sufferings for Their Political Ends: Syria

Islam Times - Some foreign countries are exploiting the sufferings of the Syrian people to reach their political goals, Syrian foreign minister, Walid al-Muallem said on Saturday

Turkey’s 4 Security Challenges in Iraq
25 Sep 2016 - 12:43

Turkey’s 4 Security Challenges in Iraq

Islam Times - The current problems between Iraq and Turkey have their own historical roots. The 2003 US invasion of Iraq has created special conditions for longstanding Iraq-Turkey problems.

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif
25 Sep 2016 - 12:17

Saudis sees legitimacy tied to US support: Iran FM

Islam Times - Iran’s foreign minister says the Al Saud regime is doing everything to keep the support of the United States as the kingdom sees its existence tied to such patronage.

A man votes during a referendum on “Statehood Day” in the town of Laktasi in Bosnia and Herzegovina, September 25, 2016.
25 Sep 2016 - 12:15

Serbs in Bosnia and Herzegovina hold banned vote

Islam Times - The Serb minority in Bosnia and Herzegovina have gone ahead with a referendum over a disputed national holiday, defying a ruling by the country’s highest court against staging the vote.

The undated picture by Saudi Press Agency shows Saudi Defense Minister Prince Mohammed bin Salman inspecting a drone during visit to forces in the kingdom’s northern border.
25 Sep 2016 - 12:04

Yemen shoots down Saudi spy aircraft

Islam Times - Yemeni armed forces have shot down a Saudi unmanned aerial vehicle on an espionage mission in the country’s airspace, media reports say.

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson attends the United Nations General Assembly at the UN headquarters in New York City, September 20, 2016.
25 Sep 2016 - 12:01

UK blocks UN inquiry into Saudi war crimes in Yemen

Islam Times - The United Kingdom has blocked European Union efforts to launch an independent international inquiry into Saudi Arabia’s war of aggression in Yemen.

Streets are filled with tear gas amid clashes between supporters of prominent Shia Muslim cleric, Sheikh Issa Qassim, and Bahraini regime forces in the village of Diraz, Bahrain, on September 24, 2016.
25 Sep 2016 - 10:05

Bahraini regime forces attack supporters of Sheikh Qassim

Islam Times - Bahraini regime forces have fired tear gas canisters to disperse dozens of demonstrators, who were out on the streets in protest at the ruling Al Khalifah’s decision to strip prominent Shia Muslim cleric Sheikh Issa Qassim of his citizenship.

An armed policeman patrols at the Geneva Airport in Geneva, Switzerland, December 12, 2015.
25 Sep 2016 - 09:47

Switzerland to vote on new law to beef up surveillance

Islam Times - People in Switzerland will be deciding on a new law proposed by the government that aims to increase the powers of intelligence services in combating terrorism and cyber crimes.

The file photo a United Nations Security Council meeting.
25 Sep 2016 - 09:22

UNSC to hold meeting amid fresh violence in Syria’s Aleppo

Islam Times - The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is set to discuss the escalation of fighting in the divided northwestern Syrian city of Aleppo.

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks at a campaign event at the Berglund Center on September 24, 2016 in Roanoke, Virginia.
25 Sep 2016 - 06:53

Trump's campaign announces plans to spend $140mn on political ads

Islam Times - The campaign of US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is planning to spend $140 million on political advertising in the country’s major media to run until the November 8 Election Day.

US Navy Intelligence Specialist 2nd Class Janaye Ervin disclosed in a public Facebook post that she was being punished by the Navy for remaining seated during the national anthem.
25 Sep 2016 - 06:44

US Navy warns troops of punishment for protest during national anthem

Islam Times - The US Navy has warned its troops that they could be punished for their refusal to stand when the national anthem is played to protest police shooting of African Americans in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement.

French President Francois Hollande holds a press conference after visiting a Shelter and Orientation center for migrants on September 24, 2016.
25 Sep 2016 - 06:05

Hollande vows to tear down notorious Calais refugee camp

Islam Times - French President Francois Hollande has vowed to tear down the Calais refugee camp and block any plan for similar establishments in the country.

An Israeli soldier arrests a Palestinian child during a protest against the Israeli occupation and settlements in the West Bank.
25 Sep 2016 - 05:30

Palestine committee calls for ending child detentions

Islam Times - At least 1,000 Palestinian children have been detained by Israeli forces since the beginning of the year, says the Palestinian Committee of Prisoners’ Affairs.

The New York Times endorses Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in an article published on September 24, 2016.
25 Sep 2016 - 05:27

The Gray Lady endorses ‘tenacious’ Hillary for 2016 vote

Islam Times - American daily newspaper The New York Times has endorsed Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton for the 2016 presidential election in the United States, set to be held in November 8.

25 Sep 2016 - 05:26

Gabon opposition leader rejects defeat in presidential election

Islam Times - Gabonese opposition leader Jean Ping has vowed not to abandon his pursuit of presidency soon after the Constitutional Court upheld the narrow victory of incumbent President Ali Bongo in last month’s presidential election and dismissed Ping’s appeal.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at the Hangzhou Exhibition Center to participate to G20 Summit, in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China, September 4, 2016.
25 Sep 2016 - 05:23

India’s PM vows to isolate Pakistan internationally

Islam Times - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has accused Pakistan of “exporting terrorism” in response to an attack on an army base that New Delhi blames on Pakistani militants.

Trump will emerge victorious in November: Professor of history
25 Sep 2016 - 05:21

Trump will emerge victorious in November: Professor of history

Islam Times - US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will win the race for the White House, says an American professor, who has correctly predicted all the last eight presidents of the United States.