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Brazilian President Michel Temer (Photo by AFP)
16 Sep 2017 04:45

Brazil president faces racketeering, obstruction of justice charges

Islam Times - Brazilian President Michel Temer has been accused of racketeering and obstruction of justice, adding two more charges to the previous ones.

 
Latin America: Israeli Regime’s New Target
12 Sep 2017 13:21

Latin America: Israeli Regime’s New Target

Islam Times - Israel is in constant quest for allies that can cast their votes in favor of the regime at the UN. This effort by the Israelis is made as they are often condemned by the world body for their regular violation of the human rights as they continue to occupy the Palestinian territories. Concerns ...

 
No Humanitarian Crisis in Venezuela
12 Sep 2017 13:20

No Humanitarian Crisis in Venezuela

Islam Times - The president of the new Constituent Assembly on allegations of abuse of power and Venezuela's economic crisis.

 
Venezuela
12 Sep 2017 06:09

Venezuela defends rights record, rejects ‘baseless’ UN report

Islam Times - Venezuela has denounced as “baseless” reports by the United Nations on the country’s human rights violations, saying the issue is being used as “a political weapon.”

 
Venezuela Will Never Tolerate This
31 Aug 2017 07:37

Venezuela Will Never Tolerate This

Islam Times - On 25 August President Trump signed an executive order slapping Venezuela with the most sweeping economic sanctions ever. They practically paralyze Venezuela, threaten to plunge her into famine. It’s an economic coup of the worst kind. It’s outright financial warfare.

 
Countdown To War On Venezuela - Step II: Trump Imposes More Sanctions
31 Aug 2017 07:14

Countdown To War On Venezuela - Step II: Trump Imposes More Sanctions

Islam Times - A month ago we warned of the upcoming war on Venezuela. Such a war could blow up huge in many nations of the region.

 
Guatemalan protesters demand president’s ouster over corruption
29 Aug 2017 12:57

Guatemalan protesters demand president’s ouster over corruption

Islam Times - Protesters in Guatemala have demanded the ouster of President Jimmy Morales over his attempt to expel a UN official probing corruption charges against him.

 
Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza (photo by AFP)
27 Aug 2017 06:29

Venezuelan opposition lobbied for US sanctions against Caracas: FM Arreaza

Islam Times - Venezuela’s foreign minister says members of the opposition in the country lobbied with the United States for the imposition of sanctions on Caracas and are now blaming the government for the bans.

 
Members of the national army show locals how to handle an antiaircraft battery during military drills in Caracas on August 26, 2017. (Photos by AFP)
27 Aug 2017 05:23

Venezuela launches war games in face of Trump military intervention threat

Islam Times - Venezuela has launched two days of war-games in the face of threats made by US President Donald Trump about engaging in military action against the country.

 
US Sanctions on Venezuela Opportunity for Independence: Maduro
27 Aug 2017 04:16

US Sanctions on Venezuela Opportunity for Independence: Maduro

Islam Times - Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro says sanctions imposed by the US on the country open up the opportunity for a new era of independence.

 
US President Donald Trump (right), along with National Security Advisor H. R. McMaster, speaks during a security briefing on August 10, 2017, at his Bedminster National Golf Club in New Jersey. (Photo by AFP)
26 Aug 2017 13:02

No military action against Venezuela soon: McMaster

Islam Times - White House National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster has said that the administration of US President Donald Trump is not planning any "military actions" against Venezuela “in the near future.”

 
Trump imposes hard-hitting economic sanctions on Venezuela
26 Aug 2017 05:30

Trump imposes hard-hitting economic sanctions on Venezuela

Islam Times - The United States has imposed potentially hard-hitting economic sanctions on Venezuela, barring banks from any new financial dealings with the government or state-run oil company PDVSA.

 
First Vice-President of the Venezuelan Congress Freddy Guevara (L), attends a session at the National Assembly in Caracas, August 19, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
20 Aug 2017 11:40

Venezuela parliament convenes, defying new assembly

Islam Times - Venezuela’s dissolved opposition-controlled parliament has convened in defiance of a move by the pro-government Constituent Assembly to take over the legislature’s powers, deepening the political standoff in the Latin American country.

 
Former Venezuelan Foreign Minister and head of the Constituent Assembly Delcy Rodriguez speaks during a press conference on June 19, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
17 Aug 2017 08:11

Venezuela sets up ‘truth commission’ to investigate opposition

Islam Times - Venezuela has formed a commission to investigate the opposition candidates running in the country’s October gubernatorial elections to make sure they are not involved in the political unrest plaguing the country.

 
The anti-imperialist camp: splintered in thought
17 Aug 2017 06:57

The anti-imperialist camp: splintered in thought

Islam Times - In May 2017, Thierry Meyssan appeared on Russia Today and explained where the South American elites were going wrong in their fight against US imperialism. He insisted that there has been a sea-change in the way the US now wages armed conflicts and we now need to radically rethink how ...

 
This July 7, 2017 file photo provided by the United Nations shows Secretary General Antonio Guterres addressing a press conference in the Swiss resort of Crans-Montana. (Photos by AFP)
17 Aug 2017 05:17

UN chief warns over military intervention in Venezuela

Islam Times - UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has stressed that Latin American countries must be safeguarded from foreign intervention after US President Donald Trump threatened military action in Venezuela.

 
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos (L) greets an observer of the United Nations in La Guajira on August 15, 2017. (Photo via AFP)
16 Aug 2017 12:47

Colombia president declares war with FARC over

Islam Times - The Colombian president has declared the end of the 50-year old conflict with former rebel group FARC, following the group’s handover of the last batch of its weapons under the United Nations (UN)’s supervision.

 
Attack Venezuela? Trump Can
16 Aug 2017 09:40

Attack Venezuela? Trump Can't be Serious!

Islam Times - There is something unsettling about how President Trump has surrounded himself with generals. From his defense secretary to his national security advisor to his White House chief of staff, Trump looks to senior military officers to fill key positions that have been customarily filled by ...

 
Amnesty International: Weaponizing Hypocrisy for the U.S., NATO
15 Aug 2017 07:53

Amnesty International: Weaponizing Hypocrisy for the U.S., NATO

Islam Times - Nicaragua’s current Sandinista government has been the most successful ever in reducing poverty and defending the right of all Nicaraguans to a dignified life.

 
Pence defends Trump’s military threat against Venezuela
14 Aug 2017 06:59

Pence defends Trump’s military threat against Venezuela

Islam Times - US President Donald Trump’s military threat against Venezuela showed his “resolve” to help the neighboring country amid a political crisis, Vice President Mike Pence says, adding that Washington was looking for a “peaceable” solution.