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A file photo of Saudi human rights activist, Samah Hadid
19 Sep 2017 05:19

Saudi rulers crushing kingdom’s human rights movement: HRW

Islam Times - Amnesty International has said that Saudi rulers are trying to crush the kingdom’s human rights movement after they arrest two more activists.

 
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman (Photo by AFP)
18 Sep 2017 11:59

Saudi prince purging dissent before rise to throne

Islam Times - With a crackdown on dissenters and a charm offensive to woo the kingdom's swelling youth population, Saudi Arabia's king-in-waiting Mohammed bin Salman is cementing his grip on power, analysts say.

 
Saudi Regime Condemned for Crackdown on Opponents
16 Sep 2017 08:39

Saudi Regime Condemned for Crackdown on Opponents

Islam Times - Human rights groups have condemned Saudi regime's recent mass detention of several prominent clerics, intellectuals and activists as "a coordinated crackdown on dissent".

 
Saudi Regime Continues Crackdown, Citizens Call for Protests
16 Sep 2017 08:37

Saudi Regime Continues Crackdown, Citizens Call for Protests

Islam Times - Saudi activists have called for peaceful protests in the kingdom on Friday while the regime in Riyadh continues with its crackdown of dissident clerics.

 
Russo-Saudi Closeness: What Are Two Sides’ Goals?
16 Sep 2017 08:37

Russo-Saudi Closeness: What Are Two Sides’ Goals?

Islam Times - The Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov visited Saudi Arabia on Sunday for talks with his Saudi counterpart Adel al-Jubeir in Jeddah.

 
Resigned Saudi-Based Yemeni President Rents Islands, Port to Aggressor UAE
14 Sep 2017 07:10

Resigned Saudi-Based Yemeni President Rents Islands, Port to Aggressor UAE

Islam Times - Two Red Sea and Indian Ocean islands belonging to Yemen have been rented out to the UAE for what the media called a 25-year rental contract signed between Yemen’s fugitive former President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi and the Emirati officials.

 
The photo shows a Saudi F-15 fighter jet landing at the Khamis Mushayt military airbase on November 16, 2015. (By AFP)
14 Sep 2017 06:04

Saudi warplane crashes in southern Yemen, pilot killed

Islam Times - A Saudi warplane has crashed in Yemen’s southern province of Abyan for unknown reasons, killing the pilot onboard.

 
Saudi Regime Urged to Release Detained Clerics
13 Sep 2017 13:19

Saudi Regime Urged to Release Detained Clerics

Islam Times - The Saudi regime is under pressure to immediately release several clerics arrested in renewed crackdown on dissent in the authoritarian monarchy.

 
Saudi Crown Prince
12 Sep 2017 13:18

Saudi Crown Prince's "Secret" Visit To Israel Brings Embassy Scramble

Islam Times - Clearly the war in Syria and the international push for regime change against Assad has created strange alliances in the Middle East over the past few years.

 
Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani
12 Sep 2017 06:11

Saudi-led quartet trying to turn Qatar into ‘state of trusteeship’: Doha

Islam Times - Qatar says the “illegal” blockade imposed on Doha by the Saudi-led quartet of countries is aimed to force the peninsular Persian Gulf nation to become a “state of trusteeship.”

 
Britain Sells £5bn Worth of Arms to Repressive Regimes in 22 Months
11 Sep 2017 07:55

Britain Sells £5bn Worth of Arms to Repressive Regimes in 22 Months

Islam Times - Britain has exported almost £5bn worth of weapons to repressive regimes in course of less than 2 years, The Guardian reported.

 
Saudi security forces have reportedly arrested at least 20 people during 24 hours in a series of raids.
11 Sep 2017 07:38

Saudi authorities arrest 20 opponents amid talk of king's abdication

Islam Times - Saudi security forces have reportedly arrested nearly 20 people, known for opposing the absolute monarchy in the Persian Gulf kingdom, in the past 24 hours.

 
Wahhabi elements from Saudi Arabia supported 9/11 attacks
11 Sep 2017 05:22

Wahhabi elements from Saudi Arabia supported 9/11 attacks

Islam Times - Although the official US narrative on the September 11, 2001 attacks does not give away the real perpetrators behind the operation, it can be safely assumed that “Wahhabi” elements from Saudi Arabia provided direct support to them, says an analyst in Virginia.

 
Disappointed Saudis Seek Face-saving Yemen War Exit
11 Sep 2017 05:03

Disappointed Saudis Seek Face-saving Yemen War Exit

Islam Times - The Saudis cannot win the war they launched against the neighboring Yemen two-and-a-half-Year ago due to the resistant nation's strong inclination to maintain its dignity.

 
This file photo taken on September 11, 2001 shows a hijacked plane approaching the World Trade Center shortly before crashing into the landmark skyscraper in New York.
10 Sep 2017 08:29

Riyadh may have sponsored 9/11 'dry run': New lawsuit data

Islam Times - New evidence in a lawsuit, which holds Saudi Arabia responsible for the September 11, 2001 attacks, shows that the kingdom may have funded a “dry run” prior to the incident.

 
Yemeni children stand amid the rubble of a building damaged in a Saudi airstrike
10 Sep 2017 05:04

Saudi-Led Aggression Killed 1,200 Children in Yemen: UN

Islam Times - Nearly 1,200 children have been killed in Yemen, most in airstrikes by the Saudi military coalition, according to the latest UN figures on the three-year aggression.

 
Bouthaina al-Rimi’s Parents, 6 Siblings Killed on 24 August when Saudi Warplanes Flattened Her Home in Sanaa, Yemen Capital
10 Sep 2017 04:50

UN Calls on Saudi Arabia to Stop War on Yemen, Fund Crisis

Islam Times - The UN's World Food Program (WFP) says it is due to Saudi Arabia to provide the whole vital needs of Yemeni nation as the west-backed regime continues its 29-month aggression on neighboring Yemen.

 
Iranian Foreign Ministry Bahram Qassemi
10 Sep 2017 04:37

Saudi Delegation Scheduled to Visit Iran: Spokesman

Islam Times - Iran has confirmed a report that a Saudi Arabian delegation is scheduled to visit Tehran soon, less than two years after the Riyadh unilaterally severed its ties with the Islamic Republic.

 
Yemeni forces kill five Saudi troops in border areas
4 Sep 2017 03:56

Yemeni forces kill five Saudi troops in border areas

Islam Times - At least five Saudi troops have been killed in a Yemeni retaliatory attack following the kingdom's airstrikes on its impoverished neighbor.

 
Saudi Economy Faces Uncertain Future Due to Yemen War
3 Sep 2017 10:41

Saudi Economy Faces Uncertain Future Due to Yemen War

Islam Times - The Saudi economy is facing a bleak and uncertain future with a projected growth of a mere 0.1 percent in real.