Source:islamtimes.org 2019-04-23 00:02:07 1 hour ago
Islam Times - The Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says terrorist groups backed by enemies of Iran and Pakistan seek to cause tension in the two countries' relations, adding that mutual relations must be bolstered in spite of the enemies’ will.
Source:islamtimes.org 2019-04-23 00:00:18 1 hour ago
Islam Times - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ordered US President Donald Trump to end exemptions from sanctions for several countries buying oil from Iran, says an American political analyst
Source:islamtimes.org 2019-04-22 23:58:31 1 hour ago
Islam Times - United States House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings has slammed President Donald Trump's lawsuit seeking to block a congressional subpoena investigating his personal and business tax returns as "baseless".
Source:islamtimes.org 2019-04-22 23:56:05 1 hour ago
Islam Times - Senior United States Senator Bernie Sanders has demanded that Congress overrides President Donald Trump's veto against a congressional resolution that would withdraw US support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen.
SOFIA: A 21-year-old man was Monday sentenced to 30 years in prison for the brutal rape and murder of a Bulgarian television presenter, avoiding a life term after confessing to the crime.
Severin Krasimirov, also Bulgarian, was arrested in Germany where he had fled after assaulting and killing Viktoria Marinova on October 6.
A court in the northeastern Bulgarian city of Ruse also ordered him to pay 450,000 leva (230,000 euros, $259,000) to Marinova’s family.
SINGAPORE: Oil prices were near 2019 highs on Tuesday after Washington announced all Iran sanction waivers would end by May, pressuring importers to stop buying from Tehran.
Brent crude futures were at $74.40 per barrel at 0239 GMT, up 0.5 percent from their last close and not far off a 2019 peak of $74.52 reached on Monday.
US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures hit their highest level since October 2018 at $65.95 per barrel before edging back to $65.89 by 0239 GMT, which was still up 0.5 percent from their last settlement.
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar: Myanmar’s Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected the final appeal of two Reuters journalists and upheld seven-year prison sentences for their reporting on the military’s brutal crackdown on Rohingya Muslims.
Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo earlier this month shared with their colleagues the Pulitzer Prize for international reporting, one of journalism’s highest honors.
Source:islamtimes.org 2019-04-22 22:43:40 2 hours ago
Islam Times - The United States has offered a reward of up to $10 million dollars in return for information about Hezbollah finances, intensifying its pressure campaign against the Lebanese resistance movement.
TUNIS: Not only does the harm caused by terrorist crimes affect innocent victims, it also leaves their families and communities with psychological and social pain, the Secretary-General of the Council of Arab Ministers of the Interior has said.
This situation requires the cooperation of all to alleviate the suffering of the victims and their families and help them overcome their predicament, Dr. Mohammed bin Ali Koman said.
Source:islamtimes.org 2019-04-22 20:35:59 4 hours ago
Islam Times - The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel has mounted an international campaign to boycott German sportswear manufacturer Puma because of its sponsorship of the Israel Football Association (IFA), which includes teams based in settlements built on occupied Palestinian land.