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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.

 
South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in speaks during a press conference marking his first 100 days in office, at the presidential house in the capital, Seoul, on August 17, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
17 Aug 2017 - 08:10

Any US military action on North Korea must have South’s consent: Moon

Islam Times - South Korean President Moon Jae-in says any US military action against North Korea must be taken with Seoul’s prior consent, adding that the United States has agreed to consult South Korea before taking any military measure on the Korean Peninsula.

 
Iran’s Missile Program ‘Internal Affair’, Suffocating N. Korea Tragic: Russia
17 Aug 2017 - 06:16

Iran’s Missile Program ‘Internal Affair’, Suffocating N. Korea Tragic: Russia

Islam Times - Russia says Iran’s missile program is part of the Islamic Republic’s “internal affair,” rejecting the US accusations that Tehran has violated the UN Security Council’s Resolution 2231.

 
Saudi Regime Totally Demolishes Ancient Quarter of Awamiyah Town
17 Aug 2017 - 06:16

Saudi Regime Totally Demolishes Ancient Quarter of Awamiyah Town

Islam Times - Saudi regime has completely destroyed an ancient neighborhood of Shiite-populated town of Awamiyah, in the country's Eastern Province.

 
Why is Tal Afar Liberation Significant?
17 Aug 2017 - 06:15

Why is Tal Afar Liberation Significant?

Islam Times - Media quoting the Iraqi military sources reported on Tuesday that airstrikes have been launched, ushering in an operation to recapture Tal Afar from ISIS terrorist group.

 
The photo shows the headquarters of Al Jazeera Media Network in Qatar’s capital city of Doha on June 8, 2017. (By Reuters)
17 Aug 2017 - 06:13

Israel set to cancel credentials of Al Jazeera journalist in al-Quds

Islam Times - Tel Aviv is set to revoke the press credentials of an Al Jazeera journalist over his positions in favor of Palestinian resistance amid the regime’s efforts to close the office of Qatar’s pan-Arab broadcaster in the occupied territories.

 
White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon waits as US President Donald Trump arrives at Lynchburg Regional Airport May 13, 2017 in Lynchburg, Virginia. (Photo by AFP)
17 Aug 2017 - 05:20

White House eyes more aggressive trade actions against China

Islam Times - Stuck in a quagmire of controversies over White House leaks and race politics, Bannon has called a far-left magazine writer to talk about China, North Korea, and his "every day" quarrels with other top White House aides.

 
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.

 
Hope Hicks steps off Air Force One upon arrival at Newark Liberty Airport in Newark, New Jersey on June 9, 2017.
17 Aug 2017 - 04:58

White House names Hicks as interim communications director

Islam Times - US President Donald Trump has named 28-year-old Hope Hicks as the interim White House communications director to take over the position vacated by the controversial Anthony Scaramucci.

 
Iran military chief, Turkish president discuss defense ties
17 Aug 2017 - 04:57

Iran military chief, Turkish president discuss defense ties

Islam Times - Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri has met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara.

 
US Vice President Mike Pence (L) and his wife Karen wave on deplaning upon their arrival at the international airport in Santiago, on August 16, 2017. (Photos by AFP)
17 Aug 2017 - 04:53

Pence to ‘stand with’ Trump on Charlottesville statement

Islam Times - US Vice President Mike Pence says he will “stand with” US President Donald Trump in blaming the violence during a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, on “both sides.”

 
Trump ends two business councils after CEO resignations
17 Aug 2017 - 04:51

Trump ends two business councils after CEO resignations

Islam Times - US President Donald Trump says he will dismantle two business advisory councils after several of its members resigned in protest over his comments about a violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

 
Sudanese PM, officials pushed from activist’s funeral procession
17 Aug 2017 - 04:49

Sudanese PM, officials pushed from activist’s funeral procession

Islam Times - People attending the funeral procession of a prominent Sudanese rights activist have forcefully pushed Prime Minister and First Vice President Bakri Hassan Saleh and a number of high-ranking officials from the ceremony.

 
The photo shows an eastern area of the embattled city of Raqqah in northern Syria on August 15, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
17 Aug 2017 - 04:45

In Syria's Raqqah, US-led airstrikes kill more civilians

Islam Times - At least 38 civilians have been killed in airstrikes conducted by the US-led coalition, purportedly fighting the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group, on the Syrian city of Raqqah in the past 48 hours, a pro-opposition monitoring group says.

 
Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad
17 Aug 2017 - 04:38

Syria says US, allies supplying terrorists with toxic agents

Islam Times - Syria says the US, Britain and their allies are supporting terrorists in the war-torn Arab country by supplying them with toxic agents and other kinds of weapons.

 
Yahya Sinwar, the new leader of the Palestinian resistance movement, Hamas, in the Gaza Strip (Photo by AFP)
17 Aug 2017 - 04:37

Hamas pledges to ‘crush’ Israel if Gaza attacked

Islam Times - The Palestinian Islamic resistance movement, Hamas, has pledged to “crush Israel in case it wages another war on the besieged Gaza Strip.

 
Israeli Ambassador to Egypt David Govrin
17 Aug 2017 - 04:35

Israeli ambassador to return to Cairo

Islam Times - The Israeli regime will return its ambassador to Cairo and its embassy will reopen soon, following a meeting between Israeli officials and the Egyptian leadership, a report says.

 
Ousted Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif gestures as he addresses supporters at a rally after reaching his home city of Lahore on August 12, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
16 Aug 2017 - 12:51

Former Pakistan PM Sharif seeks review of court ruling

Islam Times - Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has hit back against his ouster by the Supreme Court over corruption allegations, demanding a review of his case.

 
Soldiers from Japan’s Ground Self-Defense Force take part in a field drill with US Marines during joint military exercises in Eniwa, Hokkaido Prefecture, August 16, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
16 Aug 2017 - 12:50

Japan, US holding their largest-ever war games

Islam Times - Japanese and US military forces are taking part in joint live-fire drills on Japan’s Hokkaido Island in the largest exercises ever held between the two allies.

 
AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka
16 Aug 2017 - 12:49

5th executive resigns from Trump’s advisory council

Islam Times - Another member of US President Donald Trump’s advisory council has resigned, making five the number of people quitting their jobs over his response to the Charlottesville riots in the past three days.