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A view of Masjid al-Nabawi in the holy city of Medina
2 September 2014 13:49

Saudis consider demolishing Prophet Mohammad’s tomb

Islam Times - A controversial plan has emerged in Saudi Arabia to demolish the tomb of Islam’s Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) and relocate his body to an anonymous grave, in a move sure to draw an angry response from the Muslim world.

Palestinians collect belongings next to the house of senior Hamas official Mahmud al-Zahar after it was destroyed by an Israeli air strike, on July 16, 2014, in Gaza City
2 September 2014 13:46

Haniyeh discusses next steps in Gaza with Egypt, Qatar

Islam Times - Senior Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh on Sunday urged Egyptian intelligence officials to hold Israel to the stipulations of the ceasefire agreement it signed to end hostilities in Gaza, a statement from Haniyeh's office said.

To Really Combat Terror, End Support for Saudi Arabia
2 September 2014 13:20

To Really Combat Terror, End Support for Saudi Arabia

Islam Times - The so-called war on terror is nearly 13 years old, but which rational human being will be cheering its success?

This file photo shows ISIL Takfiris in the Syrian city of Raqqa.
2 September 2014 13:12

France, UK going mad over Syria

Islam Times - As horrors of the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) go viral, reactions in Paris and London show a kind of self-inflicted confusion when leaders try to relate to the crisis.

Residents walk through the rubble of their destroyed home as a Palestinian flag flutters in the wind, in the devastated neighborhood of Shujaiyya in Gaza City on Aug. 7, 2014
2 September 2014 12:50

Netanyahu says will not send delegation to Cairo talks

Islam Times - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu does not plan to send a delegation for negotiations in Cairo as stipulated by the ceasefire agreement that ended seven weeks of fighting in Gaza, Israeli media reported Monday.

An Iraqi soldier fires a machine-gun towards Islamic State positions during heavy clashes in Tuz Khurmatu in Salaheddin province, about 88 kilometers (55 miles) south of Kirkuk in northern Iraq, on Aug. 31, 2014
2 September 2014 12:48

UN: 1,420 people killed in Iraq in August

Islam Times - Violence in Iraq left at least 1,420 people dead in August as Iraqi forces fought to regain areas overrun by Islamic State-led militants, the United Nations said on Monday.

Israel seizes PA tax revenues, official says
2 September 2014 12:47

Israel seizes PA tax revenues, official says

Islam Times - Israel has seized some 200 million shekels ($55 million) from monthly tax revenues it collects on behalf of the Palestinian Authority, a senior Palestinian official told Ma'an on Monday.

Hezbollah: Israeli Project in WB Judaization, Only Resistance Can Deter It
2 September 2014 11:09

Hezbollah: Israeli Project in WB Judaization, Only Resistance Can Deter It

Islam Times - Hezbollah stressed on Monday that the Zionist project in the West Bank to seize lands and annex them for building settlements is a new crime that completes the pre-planned judiazation scheme.

Iraqi Forces Retake Sulaiman Bek after Breaking Siege of Amerli
2 September 2014 11:06

Iraqi Forces Retake Sulaiman Bek after Breaking Siege of Amerli

Islam Times - Iraqi forces, backed by Kurdish Peshmerga fighters and popular defense committees, kept up the momentum of their advance on Monday as they retook Sulaiman Bek, a town north of Amerli that had been an important militant stronghold.

Israeli Unit Maneuvers in Occupied Golan, Levels Land in Shabaa Farms
2 September 2014 11:05

Israeli Unit Maneuvers in Occupied Golan, Levels Land in Shabaa Farms

Islam Times - The Zionist army carried out on Monday a major maneuver in the occupied Golan Heights, near the Assal Valley extended to the occupied Lebanese Shebaa Farms, Al-Manar Website correspondent reported.

HRW: ISIL Using Cluster Bombs
2 September 2014 11:04

HRW: ISIL Using Cluster Bombs

Islam Times - Human Rights Watch said Monday that militants of the Takfiri group operating in Iraq and Syria, ISIL, have used cluster munitions in Syria in at least one location.

Maliki Vows Iraq Will Be ’Graveyard’ for ISIL
2 September 2014 10:47

Maliki Vows Iraq Will Be ’Graveyard’ for ISIL

Islam Times - Outgoing Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki vowed Monday that Iraq will be a "graveyard" for terrorist gunmen as he visited the town of Amerli after the breaking of an 11-week siege.

Putin: Kiev Army “Directly Targeting Civilians, Europe Ignoring That
1 September 2014 15:45

Putin: Kiev Army “Directly Targeting Civilians, Europe Ignoring That

Islam Times - Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the Ukrainian army of directly targeting civilians in the east of the country, saying that Europe has been ignoring that.

Zarif in Brussels for Nuclear Talks with Ashton
1 September 2014 15:42

Zarif in Brussels for Nuclear Talks with Ashton

Islam Times - Iranian delegation headed by Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, have arrived in Belgium early Monday morning for talks with the representative of G5+1.

Bahrainis call for downfall of Al Khalifa regime
1 September 2014 15:41

Bahrainis call for downfall of Al Khalifa regime

Islam Times - Bahraini protesters have taken to the streets to demand the overthrow of the ruling Al Khalifa regime.

Smoke rises from buildings during clashes between Libyan security forces and militia groups in the eastern coastal city of Benghazi on August 23, 2014.
1 September 2014 15:38

Fajr Libya militants overrun capital Tripoli

Islam Times - Conflicting reports coming out of Libya, where fierce clashes have been underway between rival militant groups for weeks, indicate that the capital, Tripoli, has fallen to the Fajr (Dawn) Libya gunmen.

Smoke rises from a village in the occupied Golan Heights following an explosion during fighting between Syrian soldiers and militants near the Quneitra border crossing on August 31, 2014.
1 September 2014 15:37

Syrian army gains ground in Golan Heights

Islam Times - The Syrian army is gaining ground in its fight against Takfiri militants from the al-Qaeda-linked al-Nusra Front in the Golan Heights.

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan
1 September 2014 15:36

Tel Aviv not to win any more wars: Iran defense min.

Islam Times - Iran’s defense minister has hailed the victory of Palestinian resistance groups in the latest Israeli assault on Gaza, saying the Tel Aviv regime will never emerge victorious in any future war.

Rogers said several US citizens have at least once traveled, participated and trained with the ISIL terrorists.
1 September 2014 14:02

US lawmaker says hundreds of Americans trained by ISIL

Islam Times - A US lawmaker has revealed that there are hundreds of Americans, who have links with ISIL militants and can return to the US with their American passports.

US should supply Ukraine with weapons: Leading US senators
1 September 2014 13:57

US should supply Ukraine with weapons: Leading US senators

Islam Times - A number of senior US congressmen have called on President Barack Obama’s administration to provide the Ukrainian government with weapons to use against pro-Russian fighters.

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