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Image released by the US State Department showing what it says is evidence of Russia firing artillery into eastern Ukraine.
28 July 2014 16:07

US: Images show Russia fired rockets into Ukraine

Islam Times - The United States says it possesses satellite images showing Russia firing rockets into eastern Ukraine and dispatching artillery to pro-Russian forces fighting in the country.

Israel admits attacking UN school in Gaza
28 July 2014 16:05

Israel admits attacking UN school in Gaza

Islam Times - The Israeli army has acknowledged that its forces fired a mortar shell into a UN-run school in Gaza, killing 16 Palestinians who had sought refuge there.

Muslims in several countries begin celebrating Eid al-Fitr
28 July 2014 16:04

Muslims in several countries begin celebrating Eid al-Fitr

Islam Times - Muslims in several countries have begun celebrating Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.

Israel resumes pounding Gaza on Eid al-Fitr
28 July 2014 16:02

Israel resumes pounding Gaza on Eid al-Fitr

Islam Times - Israel has continued to pound the Gaza Strip for the 21st consecutive day despite international calls for a ceasefire.

Albright: Putin living in his own world
28 July 2014 16:01

Albright: Putin living in his own world

Islam Times - Former US secretary of state Madeleine Albright has criticized Russian President Vladimir Putin over the current crisis in Ukraine.

Tanker with Kurdish oil to unload cargo off Texas
28 July 2014 16:00

Tanker with Kurdish oil to unload cargo off Texas

Islam Times - The US Coast Guard has cleared a tanker carrying crude oil from Iraq’s autonomous Kurdistan region to unload its $100 million cargo at sea, off Texas.

Israeli soldiers of the 155mm artillery cannons unit fire towards the Gaza Strip from their position near Israel
28 July 2014 15:26

Israel refuses humanitarian truce after Hamas accepts

Islam Times - Israel rejected a proposed 24-hour humanitarian truce on Sunday, hours after Hamas said that all Palestinian factions in the Gaza Strip had agreed to observe it.

A Palestinian man is lowered into a smuggling tunnel beneath the Gaza-Egypt border, in the southern Gaza Strip, on Sept. 11, 2013
28 July 2014 15:25

Egypt army destroys 13 more Gaza tunnels

Islam Times - Egypt's army said Sunday it has destroyed 13 more tunnels connecting the Sinai Peninsula to the Gaza Strip, taking to 1,639 the overall number it has laid waste to.

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif gives a press statement in Vienna, on July 18, 2014
28 July 2014 15:24

Iran's Zarif steps up Gaza diplomacy, offers aid

Islam Times - Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif conducted a hefty round of telephone diplomacy late Sunday to rally support and humanitarian aid for Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip.

Palestinians clash with Israeli troops in Jerusalem, Bethlehem
28 July 2014 15:23

Palestinians clash with Israeli troops in Jerusalem, Bethlehem

Islam Times - Clashes erupted across East Jerusalem and Bethlehem on Saturday night as Israeli forces violently dispersed Palestinian protests in solidarity with the besieged Gaza Strip for the second night in a row.

A Palestinian looks at people collecting items and belongings from a destroyed building on July 27, 2014 in the Shejaiya residential district of Gaza City as families returned to find their homes ground into rubble
28 July 2014 15:21

US ups pressure on Israel as UN demands Gaza truce

Islam Times - The UN Security Council Monday joined US President Barack Obama in calling for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza, after Israel and Hamas ignored calls for a truce despite mounting civilian casualties.

Palestinian women struggle to take in the destruction in the Beit Hanoun area of Gaza during an humanitarian truce on July 26, 2014
28 July 2014 13:59

Gazans cautious through Eid calm as Palestinian killed late Sunday

Islam Times - Palestinians in Gaza remained cautious on the first day of Eid al-Fitr Monday after Israeli shelling on southern Gaza the night before killed a Palestinian and injured another.

Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal holds a press conference in the Qatari capital Doha on July 23, 2014
28 July 2014 13:48

Meshaal: We are ready to coexist with Jews, but not 'occupiers'

Islam Times - Israel resumed its bombardment of the Gaza Strip for the 20th day on Sunday afternoon, as Hamas leader Meshaal stressed that the group was ready to "coexist with the Jews" but would not tolerate "occupiers."

Daash Commander is arrested in Baghdad
28 July 2014 12:14

Daash Commander is arrested in Baghdad

Islam Times - Iraq authorities confirmed on Saturday that its security services successfully intercepted and arrested a high ranking terror Commander affiliated to ISIL aka Daash (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) alongside a number of his aides.

Egyptians leave in poverty – President Sisi’s decisions bring misery to the masses
28 July 2014 12:07

Egyptians leave in poverty – President Sisi’s decisions bring misery to the masses

Islam Times - Following a series of decisions aimed to reduce Egypt’s financial crisis, Egyptians have found themselves much worse off than ever before. As a result many Egyptians have said they would not be able to buy their children any new clothes for this Eid.

Al Qaeda’s attack Al Baydha
28 July 2014 11:49

Al Qaeda’s attack Al Baydha

Islam Times - Following a fragile lull in violence during the holy month of Ramadan, it seems that as Eid draws near, terror militants are intent on drawing government forces back into a whirlwind of violence and bloodshed.

Ankara will resume its flights over Israel airspace
28 July 2014 11:41

Ankara will resume its flights over Israel airspace

Islam Times - Turkey has announced that it will resume its flights over Israel airspace following a temporary ban over fears commercial flights could become unwarranted target while flying over Gaza.

Ayatollah Sistani calls on Iraq leadership to do what’s best for Iraq
28 July 2014 11:39

Ayatollah Sistani calls on Iraq leadership to do what’s best for Iraq

Islam Times - Iraq's top Shiite cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani urged political leaders on Friday not to "cling" to power, in a seeming reference to the country's divisive Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, who is facing calls to step down.

Saudi Arabia and the United States work together to limit freedom of expression
28 July 2014 10:03

Saudi Arabia and the United States work together to limit freedom of expression

Islam Times - Islam Times obtained documents – see above – which prove that Saudi Arabia and the United States are working together to limit freedom of expression in the kingdom in exchange for complete access to its territory.

Hamas will destroy Zionists’ ambitions in Palestine
28 July 2014 10:01

Hamas will destroy Zionists’ ambitions in Palestine

Islam Times - Senior commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) praised growing capabilities of the Palestinian resistance groups in their confrontation with the Zionist regime of Israel, and stressed that there is no security for the Zionist regime any more.

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