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Daily Archives: August 2, 2018

Irked Trump says Russia probe should end ‘right now’

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – US President Donald Trump has again lashed out at an ongoing investigation into an alleged collusion between his 2016 election campaign and Russia, saying it should end “right now”. In a Wednesday tweet, Trump called on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to stop the Russia investigation which ...

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Israel tightens embargo on Gaza, halts fuel shipment

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – Israel has once again banned the entry of gas and fuel into Gaza as the regime puts more pressure on the already-besieged coastal enclave under the pretext of fiery kite protests by Palestinians there. The Israeli minister of military affairs, Avigdor Lieberman, on Wednesday ordered a ...

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Saudi Arabia arrests 2 women’s rights activists: HRW

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – Human Rights Watch says Saudi Arabia has arrested two prominent women’s rights activists in an “unprecedented” crackdown on opposition. HRW said in a statement on Wednesday that the Saudi authorities arrested award-winning gender rights activist Samar Badawi and Nassima al-Sadah earlier this week. They are “the ...

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Fears grow as flooding displaces 150,000 in Myanmar

BAGO, Myanmar (AFP) – Fears that embankments could burst under fresh rains mounted in flooded southeastern Myanmar, where some 150,000 people have been forced from their homes and a dozen people killed. A vast area of farmland across four provinces lies under muddy water with rescue teams trying to reach ...

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‘China to join exercises involving US off Australia’

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – Australia says China’s navy will participate in military exercises to be conducted by 26 countries off Australia’s northern coast later this month but would not take part in the live-fire drills of the war games. “China is expected to participate in a range of activities including ...

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Over 150 Daesh terrorists surrender in Afghanistan

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – Over 150 Daesh Takfiri terrorists have surrendered to Afghan security forces in the northern province of Jawzjan after they were defeated by Taliban. Local Afghan officials said 152 terrorists from the Daesh strongholds of Darzab and Qush Tepa surrendered in the early hours of Wednesday. “Their ...

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