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Qataris Own More of London than Queen
18 Mar 2017 07:54

Qataris Own More of London than Queen

Islam Times - Qatari investors own more property in the capital than the Mayor of London’s office and three times more than the Queen, according to new data seen by The Telegraph.

 
Corruption Accelerates Deteriorating Arab Countries Intl Ranks
29 Jan 2017 08:50

Corruption Accelerates Deteriorating Arab Countries Intl Ranks

Islam Times - A report by the Transparency International says growing corruption in Persian Gulf Arab countries is affecting their already deteriorating ranks based on international indexes.

 
Why Arabic Camp Losing Edge in Syria?
9 Jan 2017 11:21

Why Arabic Camp Losing Edge in Syria?

Islam Times - Qatar and Saudi Arabia are the two active Arab actors in the Syrian crisis. Using financial, media, military, and political instruments, these countries have found the chaos in the region, which is unprecedented in 55 years, an opportunity to boost their own role and impair their regional ...

 
Egypt Responds to GCC Statement
20 Dec 2016 05:51

Egypt Responds to GCC Statement

Islam Times - Egypt's Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement in which it responded to that addressed to Cairo by the Gulf Cooperation council over the church bombing, which left 26 people dead.

 
Qatar-Bahrain Latent Disputes Blocked Al Jazeera from Arab Summit in Bahrain
10 Dec 2016 05:58

Qatar-Bahrain Latent Disputes Blocked Al Jazeera from Arab Summit in Bahrain

Islam Times - It is not hidden from anybody that there are latent disputes between Qatar and Bahrain, two tiny Arab states on the coasts of the Persian Gulf. The feud between the neighbors dates back to the 1937, when the Qatari forces invaded Zubarah town, on the Qatar Peninsula but part of Bahrain’s ...

 
Qatar Blocks Main Independent News Site
5 Dec 2016 12:05

Qatar Blocks Main Independent News Site

Islam Times - Qatar has blocked domestic access to the main independent news site in the country claiming license issues.

 
Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al-Thani
27 Nov 2016 10:54

Qatar to Continue Arming Militant Groups in Syria: Foreign Minister

Islam Times - Qatar's foreign minister says his country will continue to arm militant groups in Syria even if the US stops to do so.

 
Hilary Clinton Surrounded by Saudi Officials
6 Nov 2016 09:08

Qatari, Saudi Official Finance Both ISIS, Clinton Campaign: Assange

Islam Times - The WikiLeaks founder says the same countries that fund the ISIS terrorist group also provide the money for Hilary Clinton’s Presidential campaign in the US.

 
ISIS Toyota mystery solved.
29 Oct 2016 04:11

Toyota List Implicates Arab States in ISIS Funding

Islam Times - Saudi Arabia, Qatar, the UAE and Jordan have purchased over 60,000 pickup trucks from Toyota Motor Corporation, according to a list of Middle East customers provided by the Japanese manufacturer. These vehicles have been delivered to ISIS terrorists in Syria and Iraq, proving once again ...

 
Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad al-Thani, the former emir of Qatar, pictured in 1980
24 Oct 2016 06:44

Qatar’s former emir passes away at 84

Islam Times - Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad al-Thani, Qatar’s former ruler and the grandfather of current emir Sheikh Tamim, has died at the age of 84.

 
US Entered Renewed Taliban-Afghanistan Secret Talks in Qatar
22 Oct 2016 05:22

US Entered Renewed Taliban-Afghanistan Secret Talks in Qatar

Islam Times - The Taliban group has revived its secret talks with the Afghan government, where a US representative was present for the first time, British Guardian newspaper reported on Tuesday.

 
Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of Qatar since 2013. Qatar is an absolute monarchy. In theory, since 2003 the country has a constitution that provides for the election of a parliament. In practice, political parties are banned and the legislative elections always postponed.
1 Oct 2016 03:58

PSYOPs: Operation Syria

Islam Times - Special units of the US Armed Forces and Secret Services are trained for “PYSOPs”: psychological operations that the Pentagon defines as «planned operations to use specific information to push emotional and motivational buttons and thus the conduct of the public, organizations and foreign ...

 
Can Qatar Reduce Iran, Saudi Tensions?
17 Sep 2016 04:04

Can Qatar Reduce Iran, Saudi Tensions?

Islam Times - Qatar’s emir recently telephoned the Iranian president in what has been interpreted as an attempt by the Persian Gulf State to reduce tensions between the Islamic Republic and Saudi Arabia.

 
U.S. to Approve Sales of Boeing Fighters to Qatar & Kuwait, Bahrain Remain Under Consideration
4 Sep 2016 05:03

U.S. to Approve Sales of Boeing Fighters to Qatar & Kuwait, Bahrain Remain Under Consideration

Islam Times - The United States is poised to sell $7 billion worth of Boeing Co fighter jets to Qatar and Kuwait after years of delays, and it may start notifying U.S. lawmakers as early as next week, four U.S.- and Gulf-based sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

 
Kuwaiti Paper: 8-Billion Dollar US Fighter Jet Deal with Kuwait, Bahrain & Qatar before Obama’s Departure
21 Aug 2016 08:48

Kuwaiti Paper: 8-Billion Dollar US Fighter Jet Deal with Kuwait, Bahrain & Qatar before Obama’s Departure

Islam Times - The local Kuwaiti Al-Rai newspaper reported from White House sources that it is likely that the Congress will reverse its disapproval of the US fighter jet sales to Kuwait, Qatar and Bahrain before President Barack Obama's second term comes to an end on January 17, 2017.

 
Al Jazeera, Al Arabiya Make Documentaries for Terrorists in Syria, Released Afghan Fighters Say
27 Jul 2016 10:58

Al Jazeera, Al Arabiya Make Documentaries for Terrorists in Syria, Released Afghan Fighters Say

Islam Times - Two Afghan fighters who were held captive by Takfiri terrorists in Syria for more than a year disclosed new information about the presence of Saudi and Qatari reporters in militant-held areas in the Arab country to produce documentaries for the terrorists.

 
Stop Your Citizens from Funding Extremist Organizations: Clinton to US Arab Allies
14 Jul 2016 08:30

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.
1 May 2016 06:39

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
28 Apr 2016 04:33

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
28 Jan 2016 06:20

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.