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24 May 2017 05:26

Trump's Mideast Tour Paves the Way for War with Iran

Islam Times - At the Arab Islamic American Summit in Riyadh, Trump accused Iran of supporting terrorists, militias and extremist groups that were spread destruction and chaos across the Middle East.

 
Trump Talks about Fighting Extremism from Birthplace of Wahhabism
24 May 2017 05:20

Trump Talks about Fighting Extremism from Birthplace of Wahhabism

Islam Times - Hamed Mousavi from Tehran University said that it is ironic that President Trump talked about fighting extremism and terrorism in Saudi Arabia, the center and the birthplace of Wahhabi Islam that has been responsible for most of the terrorism in the region.

 
(From L) US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, US President Donald Trump, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and advisor Jared Kushner take part in bilateral meeting with Saudi Arabia
23 May 2017 08:20

US secretary criticized for praising lack of anti-Trump protests in KSA

Islam Times - US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has come under fire for boasting about lack of protests against President Donald Trump and his team during their recent visit to Saudi Arabia.

 
Saudi-US Arms Deal Provides Lifeline to Despotic Monarchy
23 May 2017 07:16

Saudi-US Arms Deal Provides Lifeline to Despotic Monarchy

Islam Times - US President Donald Trump has just handed the despotic Saudi Arabian monarchy a ten-year lifeline by signing a $350 billion arms deal with a regime facing simmering calls for democracy.

 
US President Donald Trump (R), his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah el-Sisi (L) and Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud simultaneously touch a glowing orb to inaugurate an “anti-extremism” center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, May 21,2017.
23 May 2017 06:58

Orb touching by Trump, Arab rulers in Saudi Arabia draws ridicule

Islam Times - Images of US President Donald Trump, his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, and Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud simultaneously touching a glowing orb to inaugurate an “anti-extremism” center in Riyadh have sparked ridicule on social media.

 
US President Donald Trump waves from inside his car upon arrival at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh on May 20, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
23 May 2017 06:56

Saudi Arabia, not Iran, is the ‘fountainhead’ of terrorism: Fisk

Islam Times - Saudi Arabia, not the Islamic Republic of Iran, is the “fountainhead” of terrorism in the Middle East, according to Robert Fisk, a celebrated English writer and journalist.​

 
As The US Proxy War is Lost, It Starts Again
23 May 2017 04:36

As The US Proxy War is Lost, It Starts Again

Islam Times - The US and 55 Middle Eastern and Muslim majority countries have backed a new pact that promises to provide extra troops for defeating Daesh (Islamic State) and singled out Iran for destabilizing the region.

 
A handout picture provided by the Saudi Royal Palace on May 20, 2017 shows US President Donald Trump (L) and Saudi Arabia
22 May 2017 08:21

Massive US-Saudi arms deal upsets Israeli leaders

Islam Times - Israel has voiced concern about ability to retain its "qualitative military edge" in the Middle East following the $110 billion arms package signed between the US and Saudi Arabia over the weekend.

 
US President Donald Trump (C-L) and Saudi Arabia
22 May 2017 07:53

Why are US, Saudi Arabia angry with Iran?

Islam Times - Saudi Arabia's King Salman, a key ally of Washington, has repeated accusations that Iran is exporting extremist Islamic movements to the world despite the Riyadh regime's terror record and its dismal background of human rights violations.

 
Trump busts a move after record Saudi arms deal
21 May 2017 08:11

Trump busts a move after record Saudi arms deal

Islam Times - US President Donald Trump joins a sword dance held in his honor in Saudi Arabia after signing Washington’s largest-ever single arms deal with Riyadh.

 
 
A handout picture provided by the Saudi Royal Palace on May 20, 2017, shows US President Donald Trump (L) and Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. (Photo by AFP)
21 May 2017 04:56

US Senator censures $110Bn arms sale to Saudis, citing atrocities in Yemen

Islam Times - A US senator has censured the whopping $110 billion weapons deal President Donald Trump signed with the Saudi kingdom, insisting that Washington is trusting a regime with “the worst human rights record” in the region to bring peace to the Middle East.

 
US President Donald Trump (C) receives the Order of Abdulaziz al-Saud medal from Saudi Arabia King Salman in Riyadh on May 20, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
21 May 2017 04:31

Donald Trump receives top civilian medal from Saudi king

Islam Times - US President Donald Trump has received Saudi Arabia’s highest civilian honor for what they described as his “quest to enhance security and stability in the region.”

 
Melania Trump takes her seat next to Saudi Arabia’s King Salman as he welcomes her and U.S. President Donald Trump, May 20, 2017.
21 May 2017 04:30

Melania Forgoes Hijab on Saudi Trip as Trump Ignores Riyadh War Crimes

Islam Times - The US first lady Melania Trump, Like her predecessor Michelle Obama, waived the legal requirement to wear hijab, a full-length robe and headscarf, in public as she accompanied Trump at his visit to Saudi Arabia on Saturday.

 
Trump Visits Riyadh: Democracy, Human Rights out of; Arms Deal, Iranophobia Top on Agenda
21 May 2017 04:27

Trump Visits Riyadh: Democracy, Human Rights out of; Arms Deal, Iranophobia Top on Agenda

Islam Times - Once anti-Muslim rhetoric permeating his election time campaign, Donald Trump as his first foreign trip is set to visit Saudi Arabia, a country that extremist branch of Islam Wahhabism is its official religion, in a bid to finalize $100 billion Arms deal with the Kingdom.

 
US-Saudi Regime Sign $350 Billion Weapons Deal as Trump Begins Visit
21 May 2017 04:26

US-Saudi Regime Sign $350 Billion Weapons Deal as Trump Begins Visit

Islam Times - The Saudi regime and the US have signed a major weapons sale deal worth $ 350 billion during Donald Trump's visit to Riyadh amid war crimes by the kingdom in neighboring Yemen.

 
Saudi armored vehicle explodes in Shia town
20 May 2017 10:06

Saudi armored vehicle explodes in Shia town

Islam Times - An armored vehicle belonging to the Saudi military has reportedly exploded in the besieged Shia town of Awamiyah, which has been under attack by regime forces over the past days.

 
US President Donald Trump (L) is welcomed by Saudi King Salman (2nd-L) upon arrival at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh on May 20, 2017, followed by First Lady Melania Trump. (Photo by AFP)
20 May 2017 09:15

Trump lands in Saudi Arabia to reset relations

Islam Times - US President Donald Trump has landed in Saudi Arabia, making his debut on the world stage in a country that is home to two holiest Muslim sites in an apparent effort to publicly appeal to Muslims worldwide to view him as a partner and not an enemy.

 
Saudi Clampdown on Awamiyah Reminiscent of Israeli Oppression: Ex- Bahraini MP
20 May 2017 08:36

Saudi Clampdown on Awamiyah Reminiscent of Israeli Oppression: Ex- Bahraini MP

Islam Times - The former Bahraini member of the parliament Jalal Firuz compares Saudi regime's crackdown on protests in Al-Awamiyah with the Israeli regime's oppression of the Palestinians.

 
Saudi Security Forces Launched Large Scale ‘Security Operation’ in Qatif
17 May 2017 05:43

Saudi Security Forces Launched Large Scale ‘Security Operation’ in Qatif

Islam Times - The Association of Yemeni Scholars condemned the attack by Saudi National Guard and security forces on civilians in the Awamiya area of the Saudi governorate of Qatif.