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Israeli Regime Seeks Scrapping Fatah-Hamas Reconciliation Deal
18 Oct 2017 12:19

Israeli Regime Seeks Scrapping Fatah-Hamas Reconciliation Deal

Islam times - Israeli regime's premier said on Tuesday Tel Aviv would not negotiate with a Palestinian government that includes Hamas resistance movement, in a blatant move to hamper reconciliation agreement between the two main Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah.

 
North Korea Says Nuclear War May Break Out, US Conducts Drills
17 Oct 2017 08:30

North Korea Says Nuclear War May Break Out, US Conducts Drills

Islam times - North Korea’s deputy UN ambassador has warned that the situation on the Korean peninsula “has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any moment”.

 
WFP shelved Rohingya report under Myanmar pressure: The Guardian
17 Oct 2017 07:55

WFP shelved Rohingya report under Myanmar pressure: The Guardian

Islam times - A report has revealed that the UN World Food Program (WFP) withdrew a critical report on spiraling food crisis in Myanmar’s Muslim-populated areas under pressure from its government.

 
This photograph taken October 7, 2017 shows Rohingya refugee children outside a school at the Kutupalong refugee camp in the Bangladeshi district of Ukhia. (AFP photo
15 Oct 2017 11:52

14,000 orphans among Rohingya refugees: Bangladesh

Islam times - A new influx of Rohingya refugees that hit Bangladesh contains around 14,000 orphans, authorities say, as new details emerge of a brutal crackdown in neighboring Myanmar which forced over half a million Rohingya Muslims to flee their homes

 
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg talks to the media at NATO headquarters in Brussels, on July 13, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
14 Oct 2017 04:19

NATO chief warns of 'devastating consequences' of any war with N Korea

Islam Times - NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has warned that military action against North Korea could trigger "devastating consequences" amid US President Donald Trump’s war threats.

 
This undated combination picture released from North Korea
12 Oct 2017 06:53

North Korea’s nuclear program ‘very, very far advanced’: Trump

Islam Times - US President Donald Trump has said North Korea’s nuclear and missile program is now “very, very far advanced,” and placed blame on former President Barack Obama and others for not doing enough to contain it.

 
North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho
12 Oct 2017 04:33

North Korea Says Ready for War Declared by Trump

Islam Times - North Korea's foreign minister has said US President Donald Trump "has lit the wick of a war" and Pyongyang is ready to deal with the situation.

 
A Rohingya refugee pulls a child as they flee toward the shore after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border by boat
12 Oct 2017 04:32

Myanmar’s Army Preventing Return of Rohingya Muslims

Islam Times - Myanmar regime forces have carried out "well organized, coordinated and systematic" attacks aimed at preventing fleeing members of the Rohingya ethnic group from returning, the UN Human Rights office said in a report on Wednesday.

 
North Korea
12 Oct 2017 03:48

North Korea’s missile program non-negotiable: FM

Islam Times - North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho says his country’s nuclear program guarantees peace and safety in the region, stressing Pyongyang’s missile activities will not be up for negotiations.

 
This photo taken on October 6, 2017, shows Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. (AFP photo)
12 Oct 2017 03:45

Russia to procure Kalashnikov guns to Philippines: Duterte

Islam Times - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says Russia is to procure his country with a shipment of Kalashnikov guns, a sign Manila is succeeding in its policy to pivot away from long-time ally Washington.

 
Indian police officers stand guard near the site of a gunfight between suspected militants and Indian government forces in Srinagar, Kashmir, October 3, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
11 Oct 2017 08:23

2 Indian troops, 2 militants killed in fighting in Kashmir

Islam Times - Two Indian air force commandos and two suspected militants have been killed in a gun battle in the restive Indian-administered Kashmir region.

 
Pope to Visit Myanmar as Rohingyas Ethnic Cleansing Continues
11 Oct 2017 07:17

Pope to Visit Myanmar as Rohingyas Ethnic Cleansing Continues

Islam Times - Pope Francis is set to visit Myanmar in November as the Buddhist country's military is widely blamed for committing ethnic cleansing against Rohingya Muslim minority.

 
Hackers Stole Top-Secret US War Plans against North Korea: Official
11 Oct 2017 07:16

Hackers Stole Top-Secret US War Plans against North Korea: Official

Islam Times - A South Korean official says 235GB of top-secret military documents, including plans for a war with North Korea, have stolen by Pyongyang from a data centre in Seoul.

 
North Korean Missiles to Reach US after Upgrading: Russian MP
11 Oct 2017 07:13

North Korean Missiles to Reach US after Upgrading: Russian MP

Islam Times - North Korea reportedly possesses a missile that will be able to hit the US mainland after modernization, a Russian lawmaker said.

 
Takfiri Terrorism’s Next Station Could be Southwest Asia
11 Oct 2017 07:12

Takfiri Terrorism’s Next Station Could be Southwest Asia

Islam Times - The life of the takfiri terrorist groups, especially ISIS, is coming to an end in Syria and Iraq thanks to the popular resistance forces' support for the Arab countries' national armies. However, experts unanimously rule out obliteration of the Daeshism (from Daesh, Arabic acronym for ...

 
Two US Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers fly from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, for a mission, with an escort of a pair of Japan Self-Defense Forces F-15 fighter jets and US Marines
11 Oct 2017 04:49

US bombers conduct firing drill over Korean Peninsula

Islam Times - The US military has flown two supersonic B-1B bombers over the Korean peninsula as part of a combined firing drill with Japan and South Korea in the region, fueling tensions with Pyongyang over nuclear and ballistic missile programs.

 
Workers from Myanmar repair a barb wire fence along the Myanmar-Bangladesh border as seen from Tombru in the Bangladeshi district of Bandarban on October 10, 2017. (Photos by AFP)
11 Oct 2017 04:25

UN gearing up for heavy influx of Rohingya Muslim refugees

Islam Times - The UN has announced that it is on “full alert” for a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims as reports show a sharp spike of them fleeing Myanmar.

 
Rohingya refugees arrive on a boat after crossing Naf River from Myanmar into Bangladesh in Whaikhyang on October 9, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
10 Oct 2017 10:23

New Rohingya boat deaths show Rakhine still in desperation: Amensty

Islam Times - Amnesty International says the new Rohingya deaths in waters off Bangladesh show there is no let-up in the “desperate situation” in Myanmar’s Muslim-majority Rakhine State, which has been the subject of a brutal military crackdowns since late August.

 
File photo of North Korean cargo ship, The Kang Nam I
10 Oct 2017 06:24

UN imposes global port ban on 4 ships violating N Korea sanctions

Islam Times - The United Nations has imposed an international “port ban” on four ships it found violating Security Council (UNSC) sanctions on North Korea, the chair of an expert panel says.

 
Bangladesh police secure the area after a raid in the capital Dhaka on August 15, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
10 Oct 2017 06:10

Bangladesh police detain top leaders of Jamaat-e-Islami party

Islam Times - Bangladesh police have detained the top leaders of the country's largest Islamic party as the Dhaka government appeared to have launched a crackdown on the main opposition parties.