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A US Air Force F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft lands at the Air Base of the Lithuanian Armed Forces in Siauliai, April 27, 2016. (file photo)
29 Mar 2017 05:51

In message to Russia, US Senate backs Montenegro joining NATO

Islam Times - The US Senate has overwhelmingly voted to back the expansion of NATO by approving Montenegro’s admission to join the military alliance, in what many lawmakers viewed as a message to Russia.

 
Clouds pass over the US Capitol on March 7, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by AFP)
29 Mar 2017 05:50

US lawmakers vote to roll back internet privacy rules

Islam Times - US lawmakers have voted to roll back rules that could prevent internet service provider (ISP) companies from selling users' data to third parties without their consent.

 
US President Donald Trump (C) speaks before signing the Energy Independence Executive Order at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Headquarters in Washington, DC, March 28, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
29 Mar 2017 05:49

Trump signs order rolling back Obama climate change policies

Islam Times - US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order aimed at rolling back most of his predecessor’s climate change policies, promising that the measure would create jobs in the fossil fuel industry.

 
Trump, some senior US officials ‘vehemently anti-Palestinian’: Analyst
29 Mar 2017 05:46

Trump, some senior US officials ‘vehemently anti-Palestinian’: Analyst

Islam Times - US President Donald Trump and some members of his administration are strongly anti-Palestinian and are pursuing a dangerous policy of moving the US Embassy to Jerusalem al-Quds, an analyst in California says.

 
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer speaks during a daily briefing at the White House in Washington, DC, on March 28, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
29 Mar 2017 05:40

Trump can't even eat Russian salad dressing without scrutiny: White House

Islam Times - White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer claims that US President Donald Trump cannot even eat “Russian salad dressing on his salad” without raising questions about alleged ties between his campaign and Moscow.

 
US President Donald Trump looks on after signing a bill increasing funding for NASA in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, DC, March 21, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
28 Mar 2017 10:00

Trump drops plan to blacklist Muslim Brotherhood

Islam Times - US President Donald Trump has backed away from designating the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization, fearing that the decision would backfire due to the movement’s complex structure and its influence across the Muslim world.

 
US Sends More Troops to Mosul
28 Mar 2017 07:44

US Sends More Troops to Mosul

Islam Times - The US military is deploying an additional 200 troops to “advise and assist” Iraqi forces in the liberation of Mosul.

 
Demonstrators rally during a small protest of President Donald Trump
28 Mar 2017 07:40

Texas leading 13-state coalition backing Muslim ban

Islam Times - Led by Texas, 13 US states have formed a coalition to defend President Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban against people from several Muslim countries.

 
Trump skips annual AIPAC conference
28 Mar 2017 07:39

Trump skips annual AIPAC conference

Islam Times - US President Donald Trump has skipped the annual conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) in Washington, DC, amid reports of some differences between Washington and Tel Aviv on policy matters, a report says.

 
Roger Stone, a longtime political adviser and friend to President Donald Trump, signs copies of his book "The Making of the President 2016" at the Boca Raton Marriott on March 21, 2017 in Boca Raton, Florida. (Photo by AFP)
28 Mar 2017 06:30

WikiLeaks denies opening back-channel for longtime Trump associate

Islam Times - Transparency group WikiLeaks has denied opening a back-channel for longtime Donald Trump associate Roger Stone.

 
Senator Bernie Sanders speaks during a rally in front of the Capitol March 22, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by AFP)
28 Mar 2017 06:27

Trump’s budget ‘one of the cruelest’ in US history

Islam Times - Key Democratic figure Senator Bernie Sanders lambasts US President Donald Trump’s proposed budget in part for depriving nearly one million children from early education.

 
Flanked by French Deputy Representative to the United Nations Alexis Lamek (L) and British Representative to the United Nations Matthew Rycroft (R), US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks to reporters at the UN headquarters, March 27, 2017, in New York City. (Photo by AFP)
28 Mar 2017 06:16

US, UK, France will boycott nuclear weapons ban treaty talks at UN: Haley

Islam Times - The United States says it will boycott the United Nations negotiations aimed at creating a nuclear weapons ban treaty, as some 120 countries are participating in the talks on the subject.

 
US embassy building in Tel Aviv
28 Mar 2017 06:14

Israel embassy relocation to discredit US in world

Islam Times - An interview with Richard Forer, an author and political commentator, to get his opinion on the remarks made by Vice President Mike Pence that US President Donald Trump is “serious” about moving the American embassy in Israel to Jerusalem al-Quds.

 
A view of the United Nations headquarters in New York (file photo)
27 Mar 2017 09:31

World countries to start talks on nuclear weapons ban

Islam Times - World countries are set to launch talks on a global nuclear weapons ban despite objections from major nuclear powers.

 
German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) and US President Donald Trump look on during a meeting at the White House, March 17, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
27 Mar 2017 09:30

Trump urged Germany to pay $375bn NATO debt

Islam Times - US President Donald Trump has reportedly called on German Chancellor Angela Merkel to pay hundreds of billions of dollars Berlin owes to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), a German minister says, calling the request “outrageous.”

 
US Confirms Attack Killing Hundreds of Civilians in Iraq
27 Mar 2017 09:26

US Confirms Attack Killing Hundreds of Civilians in Iraq

Islam Times - US military has confirmed the forces under its command have attacked a region in Mosul that led to the death of hundreds of Iraqi civilians.

 
Activists march outside of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee conference in Washington, DC on Sunday. The protest was organised by  IfNotNow.
27 Mar 2017 08:57

Americans hold protest in Washington against Zionist lobby

Islam Times - Pro-Palestinian activists have demonstrated outside the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) conference in Washington, DC to protest against the most powerful pro-Israel lobbying group in the United States.

 
Demonstrators gather near Trump Tower to celebrate the defeat of President Donald Trump
27 Mar 2017 08:49

Priebus relays Trump’s ‘warning’ to Republicans to follow suit

Islam Times - The White House is warning conservative lawmakers to either follow US President Donald Trump’s agenda in the wake of a recent embarrassment over healthcare or face his disregard for them in future legislative fights.

 
Police officers detain protesters during a rally in central Moscow on March 26, 2017. (Photos by AFP)
27 Mar 2017 08:46

US urges Russia to free ‘peaceful protesters’ as 100s are arrested

Islam Times - The United States says it is “troubled” by Russia’s detention of hundreds of demonstrators, calling on Moscow to release “peaceful protesters.”

 
Protesters march against President Trump outside the Embassy of Russia on March 4, 2017, in Washington, DC. (Photo by AFP)
27 Mar 2017 08:43

US Democrats portraying Russia’s alleged interference as act of war

Islam Times - Democratic lawmakers are stepping up the United States’ anti-Russia rhetoric over Moscow’s alleged interference in the 2016 presidential election, which yielded President Donald Trump.