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Around 2/3 Fatalities of Israeli Regime War on Gaza Were Civilians: HR Group

Around 2/3 Fatalities of Israeli Regime War on Gaza Were Civilians: HR Group

Islam Times - 63 percent of mortalities caused by Israeli regime’s 2014 aggression against the Gaza Strip were civilians,...

"Beware, beware of my starving and my rage."

Israeli Leaders Rage over Palestinian Poem

Islam Times - In another example of the power of resistance poetry, a media buzz has surrounded Israeli leaders’ reactions ...

Abbas lays cornerstone for Palestinian embassy in Sudan

Abbas lays cornerstone for Palestinian embassy in Sudan

Islam Times - President Mahmoud Abbas laid the cornerstone for the Palestinian embassy in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum ...

Israel Remains Faithful to Fundamental Ideology of Zionism

Israel Remains Faithful to Fundamental Ideology of Zionism

Islam Times - The recent appointment of the Soviet-born Avigdor Lieberman has aggrieved many liberal supporters of Israel....

A United Nations Security Council meeting

Egypt blocks UN statement on Turkey coup

Islam Times - The Egyptian government, headed by a former general who came to power following a coup in 2013, has blocked ...

Egypt Detains 4 People Per Day to Wipe out Dissent: Amnesty International

Egypt Detains 4 People Per Day to Wipe out Dissent: Amnesty International

Islam Times - Egyptian forces abduct three to four people per day on average as the government attempts to “wipe out dissent,...

Egypt’s Salafist Nour Party extremist Nader Bakkar

Egypt in Shock as Co-Founder of Salafi Nour Party Meets Israel’s Livni

Islam Times - Egyptians were shocked when the Arabic language newspaper, Youm7, revealed that the co-founder of Egypt’s ...

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry speaks during a joint press conference with his Palestinian counterpart at the Palestinian Authority headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah, June 29, 2016.

Egypt FM travels to Tel Aviv to meet with Netanyahu

Islam Times - Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has left Cairo for Israel for a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister ...

 
 
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Indian Security Forces are beating up Kashmiri protesters

50 killed, 3,000 Injured During 13-Day Curfew in Kashmir

Islam Times - Indian-controlled part of Kashmir remained under curfew for the 13th days, following Muslim majority uprising which erupted on July 8 over the killing of Hizbul-Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani in south Kashmir.

IPT 1965 Ruled UK, US, Australia Complicit in Indonesia Massacre

IPT 1965 Ruled UK, US, Australia Complicit in Indonesia Massacre

Islam Times - A non-binding international tribunal at The Hague has ruled that Australia, the UK and the United States were complicit in 1965 mass killings and human rights atrocities in Indonesia.

Kashmiri People Being Killed amid Global Silence

Kashmiri People Being Killed amid Global Silence

Islam Times - Kashmir is a region located in northwest of the Indian Subcontinent. It is comprised of Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir State, Gilgit-Baltistan state, as well as Pakistani-administered Azad Kashmir and the Chinese-administered Aksai Chin.

Death Toll from Kashmir Conflicts Tops 44 as India Cracks down on Muslims

Death Toll from Kashmir Conflicts Tops 44 as India Cracks down on Muslims

Islam Times - Indian Forces has killed three more Muslim as the Indian-controlled part of the disputed state is placed under curfew for the 12th day.

 
US warns American Citizens of Imminent Threat in Saudi Arabia

US warns American Citizens of Imminent Threat in Saudi Arabia

Islam Times - The US has warned its citizens in Saudi Arabia of an “imminent threat”, advising them to practice extra vigilance until further notice.

Why Riyadh Moving Close to Arabs’ Top Enemy: Tel Aviv?

Why Riyadh Moving Close to Arabs’ Top Enemy: Tel Aviv?

Islam Times - When the September 11 attacks took place in 2001, there appeared reports suggesting that some Saudi nationals were among the attackers. However, due to the Saudi Arabian interventions and pressures, the speculations ceased to develop around the case at that time.

Is the Saudi 9/11 Story Part Of The Deception?

Is the Saudi 9/11 Story Part Of The Deception?

Islam Times - James Jesus Angleton, head of CIA counterintelligence for three decades, long ago explained to me that intelligence services create stories inside stories, each with its carefully constructed trail of evidence, in order to create false trails as diversions.

‘Sins of King Fahd’ Movie Trailer on Saudi Royals Corruption Released

‘Sins of King Fahd’ Movie Trailer on Saudi Royals Corruption Released

Islam Times - A trailer of a movie detailing the morally decadent and corrupt lifestyles of the Saudi royal family has been released.

 
New US Ambassador to Lebanon: I Came to Paralyze Hezbollah

New US Ambassador to Lebanon: I Came to Paralyze Hezbollah

Islam Times - Elizabeth Richard, 65, seems interested to operate in Lebanon, where she commenced her missions last week.

French FM meets Hezbollah members.

French FM Meets Hezbollah, Israelis Fume

Islam Times - French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault has reportedly visited Hezbollah parliamentarians during his two-day trip to Lebanon, according the Lebanese news site Al-Joumhouria.

Hezbollah Ten Years on July War, an "Army"

Hezbollah Ten Years on July War, an "Army"

Islam Times - An Israeli report has described the Lebanese resistance movement, Hezbollah as an army, ten years after July war in 2006.

Sheikh Qassem: Saudi Controls Presidential Elections in Lebanon

Sheikh Qassem: Saudi Controls Presidential Elections in Lebanon

Islam Times - Hezbollah Deputy Secretary General Sheikh Naim Qassem considered that all the Lebanese parties aim to elect a new president in order to sustain the institutional processes which serve the national and public interests.

 
Bahraini protesters hold portraits of Sheikh Ali Salman, the head of the Shia opposition movement, al-Wefaq, during a demonstration against his arrest in the village of Diraz, west of the capital Manama, on October 9, 2015.

Bahrain court ruling on al-Wefaq unconstructive: Iran

Islam Times - The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman says a decision by a Bahraini court to dissolve the country’s main Shia opposition movement, the al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, is unconstructive.

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani meets with Chairman of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq (ISCI) Ammar Hakim in Tehran, Iran, July 10, 2016.

Iran to continue advisory missions in Iraq, Syria: Official

Islam Times - Tehran will not give up its advisory support for Iraq and Syria until the full elimination of terror threats gripping the region, a senior Iranian official says.

Lebanon’s Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri (R) meets with Iranian Ambassador to Beirut Mohammad Fathali (L) and relatives of the four abducted Iranian diplomats on June 9, 2016.

Lebanon must pursue fate of missing Iran diplomats: Families

Islam Times - Families of the four Iranian diplomats kidnapped in Lebanon over three decades ago have called on Beirut to fulfill its responsibility and help determine the fate of their loved ones.

The file photo shows the Iranian Foreign Ministry’s building in the capital, Tehran.

Iran urges UN, other world bodies to act on on abducted diplomats

Islam Times - Iran says the United Nations, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and other human rights bodies must fulfill their duties and put pressure on Israel to release the four Iranian diplomats kidnapped in Lebanon more than three decades ago.

 
Hollande: French Artillery to Join Iraqi Army in Fight against ISIL

Hollande: French Artillery to Join Iraqi Army in Fight against ISIL

Islam Times - France will send Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier to assist US-led anti-ISIL coalition in Iraq and Syria in September, French President Francois Hollande was quoted by Sputnik news agency as saying.

Washington-Erbil Security Deal, Undercover Independence Efforts

Washington-Erbil Security Deal, Undercover Independence Efforts

Islam Times - On July 13, the US Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs Elissa Slotkin and Interior Minister in the Iraq's Kurdistan region inked in presence of the Kurdish President Masoud Barzani a cooperation deal under which Washington would ...

Smoke billows on the front line as Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighters hold a position near Hasan Sham Village, some 45 kilometers east of the city of Mosul, during an operation aimed at retaking areas from the Daesh terrorist group, May 29, 2016.

Mosul residents revolt against Daesh, kill five

Islam Times - Residents in several neighborhoods in the Iraqi city of Mosul have reportedly staged an uprising against the Daesh terrorist group — which holds the city — killing at least five Takfiri militants.

Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr

Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr tells followers to target US troops

Islam Times - Iraqi shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr has told his followers to target US troops who are to be deployed in Iraq as part of Washington’s alleged fight against the Daesh terrorist group.

 
The Purge Continues: Thousands of Judges Under Arrest

The Purge Continues: Thousands of Judges Under Arrest

Islam Times - After the failed "coup d’état", the purge continues in the army and in the justiciary. 9000 civil servants have been fired. A European commissioner expresses his belief that "we at least have the impression that something had been prepared in advance".

Turkish soldiers search for missing military personnel suspected of being involved in the coup attempt.

Turkish coupists planned to charge Erdogan with overly gentle treatment of Kurds

Islam Times - Those behind the the attempted coup in Turkey planned to accuse President Erdogan and his inner circle of aiding terror by negotiating with the PKK before launching a military crackdown on Kurds, Turkish media reported citing a document recovered by police.

Why Coup

Why Coup's Failure Portends Death Blow to Ataturk's Vision of Turkey

Islam Times - Metin Munir, a veteran Turkish journalist from the internet news portal T24, wrote about the failed coup attempt as follows: "Erdogan is saved, but Turkey is going under."

The Coup in Turkey has Thrown a Wrench in Uncle Sam’s “Pivot” Plan

The Coup in Turkey has Thrown a Wrench in Uncle Sam’s “Pivot” Plan

Islam Times - A failed coup in Turkey has changed the geopolitical landscape overnight realigning Ankara with Moscow while shattering Washington’s plan to redraw the map of the Middle East.

 
Pakistani Shia leader: Kashmir mayhem, an example of State Terrorism

Pakistani Shia leader: Kashmir mayhem, an example of State Terrorism

Islam Times - Majlis Wahdat ul Muslimeen Pakistan (Shia political-religious party) Central Secretary General Allama Raja Nasir Abbas Jafri strongly condemned the recent mayhem in Kashmir that took more than 30 innocent lives at the hands of Indian forces, claiming it an example of ...

Two-month hunger strike against Shia killings in Pakistan; Takfiris killed Kurram agency PPP president

Two-month hunger strike against Shia killings in Pakistan; Takfiris killed Kurram agency PPP president

Islam Times - Kurram Agency Pakistan Peoples Party President Hamid Hussain Toori was shot dead by assailants here on Tuesday.

Tahirul Qadri, Sheikh Rasheed pledge support to Allama Jafri; Govt stands a combination of Pharaoh, Qaroon & Yazid

Tahirul Qadri, Sheikh Rasheed pledge support to Allama Jafri; Govt stands a combination of Pharaoh, Qaroon & Yazid's regime

Islam Times - Tahreek Minhaj ul Quran (TMQ) Supremo Allama Tahir ul Qadri led a delegation of high officials, Awami Muslim League (AML) chief Sheikh Rasheed and workers from his organization to meet Majlis Wahdat ul Muslimeen (MWM) Chief Allama Raja Nasir Abbas at the hunger strike ...

Armed assailants attacked a Shia Muslim cleric in Bani Gala area of Islamabad, Pakistan late Saturday night, killing his wife and injuring him, police said.

Shia Imam injured, wife martyred in gun attack in Pakistan's Islamabad

Islam Times - Armed assailants attacked a Shia Muslim cleric in Bani Gala area of Islamabad, Pakistan late Saturday night, killing his wife and injuring him, police said.

 
Major operation to kick off against ISIS in East of Afghanistan: Ghani

Major operation to kick off against ISIS in East of Afghanistan: Ghani

Islam Times - The Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has ordered the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) to launch a major offensive against the loyalists of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group in eastern Nangarhar province.

Pak-Afghan bordering regions still safe haven for terror groups: US

Pak-Afghan bordering regions still safe haven for terror groups: US

Islam Times - The bordering regions between Afghanistan and Pakistan are still safe havens for many terrorist groups, the US Department of State said Monday.

Fool’s Errand: NATO Pledges Four More Years of War in Afghanistan

Fool’s Errand: NATO Pledges Four More Years of War in Afghanistan

Islam Times - The longest war in US history just got even longer. As NATO wrapped up its 2016 Warsaw Summit, the organization agreed to continue funding Afghan security forces through the year 2020.

If Afghan Lives Mattered, Dallas Lives Would Matter

If Afghan Lives Mattered, Dallas Lives Would Matter

Islam Times - The man who murdered police officers in Dallas, Texas, this week had earlier been employed in a massive operation, now in its 15th year, that has killed many thousands of people in Afghanistan.

 
Yemen National Delegation: Saudi-led Intensified Strikes Dangerous Escalation

Yemen National Delegation: Saudi-led Intensified Strikes Dangerous Escalation

Islam Times - Yemen's national delegation warned against intensified strikes by Saudi-led coalition as dangerous escalation against the Arab impoverished country.

Kuwait Refuses to Hold Yemeni Talks if Deal Not Reached Within 15 Days

Kuwait Refuses to Hold Yemeni Talks if Deal Not Reached Within 15 Days

Islam Times - Kuwait will stop hosting Yemen peace talks if the parties fail to settle matters in 15 days, Kuwait’s Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah said.

Seven Challenges Ahead of Yemen’s Ansarullah for Government Building

Seven Challenges Ahead of Yemen’s Ansarullah for Government Building

Islam Times - Yemen’s Ansarullah movement during the year-long developments of the country has displayed in a best possible way its power to mobilize people and also make best use of its popular support.

This photo, taken on July 19, 2016, shows delegates from the Houthi Ansarullah movement at a fresh round of peace talks for Yemen in Kuwait City, Kuwait.

Ansarullah stresses political solution to Yemen conflict

Islam Times - Delegates from the Houthi Ansarullah movement at the fresh round of Yemeni peace talks in Kuwait have described political dialog as the only way out of the conflict in the violence-wracked Arab state.

 
Stop Your Citizens from Funding Extremist Organizations: Clinton to US Arab Allies

Stop Your Citizens from Funding Extremist Organizations: Clinton to US Arab Allies

Islam Times - Hillary Clinton calls on US-Arab allies, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Kuwait, to "stop funding extremist organizations"

Migrant workers at a construction site in Doha, Qatar.

Indian migrant worker dies at Qatar’s World Cup stadium site

Islam Times - An Indian migrant worker has lost his life after being taken ill at the construction site of a stadium for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, as rights groups warn of the harsh situation for migrant workers involved in building football stadiums in the Persian Gulf monarchy....

QNB Group HQ Building in Doha

Hackers leak financial info of Qatari ruling Al Thani family

Islam Times - Hackers have reportedly released bank passwords and sensitive data of Qatar’s ruling Al Thani family, intelligence agency members, and employees of Al Jazeera television network.

Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani

Qatar’s emir shakes up cabinet

Islam Times - The Qatari emir has changed as many as seven ministers in the country’s 20-member cabinet and merged some ministries.

 
Members of the Jordanian security forces stand guard at a border crossing

Car bomb kills Jordanian soldiers: Army

Islam Times - Jordan's state TV reported that the car bomb targeted border guards in the Rukban refugee camp on the Syrian border.

’Terror Attack’ Kills 5 Jordan Intelligence Agents

’Terror Attack’ Kills 5 Jordan Intelligence Agents

Islam Times - Five Jordanian intelligence agents were killed in an attack on their office in a Palestinian refugee camp north of the capital Amman on Monday, government spokesman Mohammed Momani said.

Jordan

Jordan's King Abdullah swears in new government

Islam Times - Jordan’s King Abdullah has sworn in a new government led by Prime Minister Hani Mulqi, charging him with overseeing preparation for the upcoming parliamentary elections.

King Abdullah of Jordan has dissolved the country

Jordan's king dissolves parliament

Islam Times - Jordan’s King Abdullah has dissolved parliament in a royal decree to pave the way for the formation of a new government.

 
Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong

Hague tribunal on South China Sea unlawful from beginning: Beijing

Islam Times - Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong says a South China Sea arbitration case ruling is unlawful and an attempt to deny Beijing’s territorial sovereignty and maritime rights.

Between a Rock and a Hard (South China) Place

Between a Rock and a Hard (South China) Place

Islam Times - The Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, backed by the UN, essentially ruled that there is no legal basis for China to claim historic rights to vast sections of the South China Sea included in the ‘nine-dash line’.

China Rejects Hague Court Ruling on South China Sea amid US Meddling

China Rejects Hague Court Ruling on South China Sea amid US Meddling

Islam Times - China has rejected a verdict of an international tribunal to the effect that Beijing has no “nine-dash line” claiming rights to much of the South China Sea.

This photo, taken on May 10, 2016, shows Chinese military vessels taking part in a logistics supply drill near the James Shoal area on South China Sea.

China to hold drills near disputed islands as court due to decide on territorial row

Islam Times - The Chinese military is set to hold exercises near disputed islands in the South China Sea, as tensions seem to rise between Beijing and the Philippines over a complaint filed by the latter at an international court over territorial disputes.

 
Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull addresses a press conference, in Sydney, July 5, 2016.

Australia PM declares victory in general elections, vote counting continues

Islam Times - Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has declared victory in general elections despite ongoing vote counting.

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull

Australian voters fail to give incumbent PM outright majority in embarrassing outcome

Islam Times - A dramatic parliamentary election has failed to produce a clear winner in Australia, raising the prospect of prolonged political and economic instability.

A car that exploded outside a mosque in Australia

Australia mosque hit by firebombing, graffiti attack

Islam Times - A firebombing and anti-Islam graffiti attack has happened outside a mosque in the Australian city of Perth while hundreds of worshipers were attending a prayer service inside.

An undated photo received by AFP on April 27, 2015 shows the son of an asylum seeker (unseen) holding a sign he wrote with a message for Australia

Aussie minister sparks controversy with ‘illiterate’ refugee remarks

Islam Times - Australia’s immigration minister has sparked angry reactions after warning about the inrush into the country of “illiterate” and “innumerate” refugees.

 
 
 
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Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC) welcomes the recommendation of the judicial commission of inquiry into the massacre of hundreds of members of Nigeria

Islamic Human Rights Commission cautiously welcomes inquiry findings into Zaria massacre

Islam Times - Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC) welcomes the recommendation of the judicial commission of inquiry into the massacre of hundreds of members of Nigeria's Islamic Movement last December that the general behind the savage attack be prosecuted.

Inappropriateness and shortcomings associated with Judicial Commission of Inquiry

Inappropriateness and shortcomings associated with Judicial Commission of Inquiry's report; Buratai should be prosecuted

Islam Times - Our attention was drawn to the leaked report presented by the Judicial commission of Inquiry established by Kaduna state government said to probe the cause of the clash between members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria under the guardianship of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky ...

The General Officer Commanding the Nigerian Army’s 1st Division, Adeniyi Oyebade, a major general, authorized last December’s military operation that massacred at least 347 members of the Islamic Movement in Zaria, and should be prosecuted,

Judicial Panel Accuse Nigerian Army General, Others for Zaria Massacre; Sheikh Zakzaky Will Be Freed Soon

Islam Times - The General Officer Commanding the Nigerian Army’s 1st Division, Adeniyi Oyebade, a major general, authorized last December’s military operation that massacred at least 347 members of the Islamic Movement in Zaria, and should be prosecuted, a judicial commission of ...

ISIS Terrorists Spreading Across Africa: UN Chief

ISIS Terrorists Spreading Across Africa: UN Chief

Islam Times - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warns that ISIS Takfiri terrorists may spread in other parts of Africa as Libyan forces launch final push to dislodge them from their de facto African capital in Sirte.

 
Security Council Must Lift Libyan Arms Embargo to Support Counterterrorism

Security Council Must Lift Libyan Arms Embargo to Support Counterterrorism

Islam Times - The UN SC is better to lift its arms embargo against Libya to help the country's regular army fight against Daesh terrorists.

Khalifa Haftar, a renegade general in Libya

West in contact with, supporting renegade general in Libya

Islam Times - Western countries involved in aerial operations in Libya have been coordinating airstrikes with renegade General Khalifa Haftar despite his opposition to the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) in the North African country, a report says.

Whitewashing Libya House Report on Benghazi Reveals Nothing, Hides Everything

Whitewashing Libya House Report on Benghazi Reveals Nothing, Hides Everything

Islam Times - The Republican dominated House Select Committee on Benghazi has released its long awaited final report on the 2012 Benghazi attack which killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three others. And, surprise, the report reveals absolutely nothing of substance that wasn’t already ...

Libya’s Unity Government Says Four Ministers Sacked

Libya’s Unity Government Says Four Ministers Sacked

Islam Times - Libya's UN-backed unity government said on Friday that four of its ministers had been sacked just three months after it set up office in the capital Tripoli.

 
Tunisia

Tunisia extends nationwide state of emergency for another month

Islam Times - Tunisia has extended for another month a nationwide state of emergency imposed across the North African country following a deadly bomb attack in November last year.

Tunisian Foreign Minister Khamis Al-Jheinawi

Tunisian FM: Tunis Does not Classify Hezbollah "Terrorist", Calls for Dialogue

Islam Times - Tunisian Foreign Minister Khamis Al-Jheinawi said on Sunday that his country's representative to the Arab League meeting told the conferees that Tunisia opposes the AL statement regarding Hezbollah.

Tunisian special forces gather in the town of Ben Guerdane, near the Libyan border, during clashes with militants, March 7, 2016.

Tunisia 'at war' after 53 killed in Takfiri attack

Islam Times - Tunisia’s president says his country is at war after "unprecedented" attacks by Takfiri militants and ensuing clashes leave at least 53 people dead near the Libyan border.

Tunisians Ask Gov’t to Withdraw from Saudi Coalition over Blacklisting Hezbollah

Tunisians Ask Gov’t to Withdraw from Saudi Coalition over Blacklisting Hezbollah

Islam Times - The leader of En-Nahda Islamic movement in Tunisia Rached Ghannouchi asserted on Saturday that it is impossible to label Hezbollah as a terrorist group because of the his historic achievements in liberating Lebanon and protecting it from the Zionist aggressions.

 
 
 
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