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Daily Archives: October 5, 2018

Republicans aim to confirm Brett Kavanaugh for SC; protesters arrested

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – Brett Kavanaugh, US President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, has been guaranteed the Senate’s approval amid ongoing protests against the nomination of the alleged sex offender. Protesters, many dressed in black, rallied outside the Supreme Court on Thursday against Kavanaugh whom three women have accused of ...

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US not on the road to war with Iran: General Joseph Votel

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – The general overseeing the US military’s involvement in the Middle East has said the United States is not “on the road to war with Iran,” despite the fact that some Trump administration officials have stepped up rhetoric against Tehran. “I don’t think we’re seeking to go ...

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Russia says spotted 21 spy jets past week

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – Russia says it has spotted 21 foreign spy jets following close to its borders for surveillance purposes over the past week. A report published Friday in the Russian military’s official newspaper, Krasnaya Zvezda, showed that Moscow had to send fighter jets on five different occasions to ...

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US developing bioweapons in secret lab in Georgia: Russia

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – Russia has called on the United States to explain experiments with biological and chemical weapons in Georgia, with various Russian officials warning Washington that Moscow won’t tolerate such trials near its borders. Major General Igor Kirillov, chief of Russia’s Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Protection Troops, revealed ...

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Finch to captain Australia for Pakistan T20s in Dubai

SYDNEY (AFP) – Aaron Finch was Friday named Australia’s skipper for the upcoming T20 series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates, with Mitch Marsh and Alex Carey chosen as his vice-captains. Finch, who captained Australia in the recent T20s in Zimbabwe, was among five debutants selected for the two-Test ...

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Former England batsman Compton retires from cricket

LONDON (AFP) – Former England batsman Nick Compton announced his retirement from cricket on Thursday. The 35-year-old grandson of England great Denis Compton did not play for his county Middlesex in 2018. South Africa-born Compton played 16 Tests for England, scoring two hundreds. “After almost two decades of professional cricket, ...

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