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Criticism over Bahrain’s refusal to grant US congressman entry
24 August 2014 16:08

Criticism over Bahrain’s refusal to grant US congressman entry

Islam Times - The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on the Bahrain High Court of Appeals to overturn the baseless conviction of freelance photojournalist Ahmed Humaidan.

United States intensify airstrikes against Daash in Iraq
21 August 2014 11:25

United States intensify airstrikes against Daash in Iraq

Islam Times - Kurdish fighters, backed by Iraqi forces and a new wave of US air strikes, have pressed their offensive against jihadist rebels as President Barack Obama urged a joint counterterrorism effort.

Syrian army hits ISIL hard in Raqqa
20 August 2014 09:24

Syrian army hits ISIL hard in Raqqa

Islam Times - Syrian government forces struck ISIL positions in and around the eastern Syrian city of Raqqa, residents said on Monday, part of a growing campaign against militants who control a third of the country.

A Palestinian child carries a ball and bird cage as he walks on the rubble of a building close to the Rafah refugee camp, in southern Gaza Strip, on August 4, 2014.
18 August 2014 10:44

Touring the devastated industrial zones of Gaza

Islam Times - On the night of the July 27, the first day of the Muslim Eid-Al-Fitr festival following the fasting month of Ramadan, the Israeli air force dropped three bombs on Al-Hurani's carpentry workshop. Each of the three bombs had an explosive force of 250 pounds.

An Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighter uses binoculars to monitor the area from their front line position in Bashiqa, a town 13 kilometers north-east of Mosul on August 16, 2014
18 August 2014 10:40

Kurds advance on key Iraq dam as Sunni tribes rise up against IS

Islam Times - Kurdish fighters backed by US warplanes pushed back fighters from the Islamic State group positioned around Iraq's largest dam on Sunday, as Sunni Arab tribesmen and security forces fought the militants west of Baghdad.

A Palestinian woman displaced from her home when fighting broke out between Israel and Hamas militants over four weeks ago, carries water bottles given to her as food handouts on Aug. 16, 2014 at a United Nations school in Jabalia
18 August 2014 10:34

Showers dry up as water shortages add to Gaza misery

Islam Times - Feriel al-Zaaneen hasn't had a shower in more than a month. Like thousands of Palestinians, she doesn't have enough water to wash, adding to the miseries of life in war-battered Gaza.

Palestinian farmers harvest courgettes for local markets in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip on May 7, 2010.
16 August 2014 14:39

FAO: Damage to Gaza agriculture will have long-lasting effects

Islam Times - The Food and Agriculture Organization on Thursday warned that the Israeli assault on Gaza had caused extensive damage to the coastal enclave's agricultural sector and would have long-term consequences.

Gaza death toll hits 1,980 as dozens succumb to war wounds
16 August 2014 14:38

Gaza death toll hits 1,980 as dozens succumb to war wounds

Islam Times - A Ministry of Health official warned Friday that the death toll in Gaza was expected to continue to rise as dozens succumbed to wounds sustained during the offensive and more bodies were recovered under the rubble of homes.

Amid destruction, ordinary Gazans open homes, churches to displaced
14 August 2014 09:44

Amid destruction, ordinary Gazans open homes, churches to displaced

Islam Times - The first day the bombs began to fall on Gaza, Refqa al-Hamallawy called a meeting in her office at the al-Najd Developmental Forum where she is president to formulate a plan of action.

Syrian Military Pounds Terrorists Strongholds in Idlib, Latakia, Aleppo
14 August 2014 09:04

Syrian Military Pounds Terrorists Strongholds in Idlib, Latakia, Aleppo

Islam Times - Syrian army units launched wide-scale military operations against terrorists’ gatherings, killing many terrorists and injuring others in several areas around the country, state-run SANA news agency reported.

A Palestinian man runs on a street leading to a soap factory that went up in flames after it was hit by an Israeli airstrike in Gaza City on Aug. 10, 2014.
12 August 2014 09:47

Fate of Gaza detainees in Israel uncertain as 26 named

Islam Times - The number and whereabouts of Palestinians detained in Gaza during Israel's ground operation remain uncertain, as a rights group compiled an initial list of prisoners thought to be held by Israel.

Locals buy onions at a local market in Gaza City on Aug. 9, 2014
11 August 2014 11:54

Gazans struggle with rising prices as bombs fall

Islam Times - Israeli bombardment has left large swathes of Gaza in ruins, and the enclave's already shattered economy is also feeling the pinch as prices for staple foods have started to climb.

Palestinians displaced due to Israeli bombardment on the Gaza Strip, fill plastic bottles and water containers with drinking water at a UN school which is housing them on Aug. 8, 2014
10 August 2014 10:44

Gazans return in fear to UN schools as conflict erupts anew

Islam Times - Cradling his baby daughter, Saeed Masri took flight Friday from renewed Israeli bombardment of Gaza with little faith that even a UN facility can protect his family.

ISIL send a warning over Ersal
9 August 2014 10:57

ISIL send a warning over Ersal

Islam Times - Some of the Islamist militants occupying Ersal have withdrawn “conditionally,” pursuant to a deal brokered by the Muslim Scholars Association.

A Palestinian man mourns at the morgue of a hospital in Rafah over the bodies of some of the nine members of the same al-Ghoul family who were killed along with other Palestinians after their house was hit by an Israeli air strike on Aug. 3, 2014
7 August 2014 10:05

Palestinians finally bury their dead in Gaza sands

Islam Times - For days bodies filled the morgues. Only since guns fell silent have volunteers come to dig graves in the sand in Rafah, Gaza's "town of martyrs," devastated by Israeli bombardment.

Refugees in Sinjar are desperate for help
6 August 2014 10:15

Refugees in Sinjar are desperate for help

Islam Times - Iraqis displaced by fighting in the north-west of the country must be given urgent humanitarian assistance, Amnesty International said after tens of thousands of civilians fled the town of Sinjar and surrounding areas following an attack by Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) militants....

Truce is reached in Arsal
6 August 2014 10:00

Truce is reached in Arsal

Islam Times - The Lebanese Army Tuesday evening agreed to a 24-hour humanitarian cease-fire to allow the evacuation of wounded civilians and support ongoing efforts to release kidnapped soldiers held by militants in the Bekaa border town of Arsal.

Lebanese army makes advances in Arsal
6 August 2014 09:50

Lebanese army makes advances in Arsal

Islam Times - The Lebanese army advanced on Monday into a border town attacked by radical insurgents over the weekend in the most serious spillover of the three-year-old Syrian civil war into Lebanon.

Continuing Slaughter of Palestinians another Nail in Zionism’s Coffin?
5 August 2014 09:22

Continuing Slaughter of Palestinians another Nail in Zionism’s Coffin?

Islam Times - Shatila camp, Beirut No sooner had the latest ceasefire announced on 8/1/14 for 8 a.m. local time, planned to extend for 72 hours began, than it collapsed.

Palestinian rescue workers search through the rubble of a house that was hit by an Israeli military strike in Deir al-Balah, in the central Gaza Strip, on Aug. 3, 2014
4 August 2014 15:18

70 bodies found in Rafah as death toll hits 1,810

Islam Times - The death toll on the 27th day of Israel's offensive on Gaza hit at least 120 on Sunday as health officials reported that over 70 bodies had been recovered in Rafah, a day after the city came under fierce, prolonged bombardment by Israeli forces.

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