Islamic Invitation Turkey
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Islamic Invitation Turkey

30 October 2014 21:11

The French government is under mounting criticism after a young demonstrator was apparently killed at the hands of the police in southern France, Press TV reports. Remi Fraisse, a 21-year-old environmental activist, was killed on October 26 amid clashes between riot police and protesters, who were rallying against the construction of a dam in the town of Albi, the capital of...

30 October 2014 21:01

Hüseyin Gültekin, one of 18 miners trapped in a flooded coal mine in Ermenek, a district of Karaman province, has become a father. Gültekin's son was born at Ermenek State Hospital on Wednesday. The miner's father, Hasan Gültekin, told reporters that he could not even be happy at the birth of his grandson due to his sorrow at the fact that his...

30 October 2014 20:59

Hopes were fading on Oct. 29 even as the water level started to decrease in a Central Anatolian Turkish coal mine, where 18 miners remain trapped underground after a flooding last Tuesday. The incident occurred around noon at a coal mine near the Pamuklu village in the Central Anatolian province of Karaman's Ermenek district on Oct. 28. Rescue teams and ambulances...

30 October 2014 20:52

The problem of special interests or lobbies was one of the foremost concerns of the Founding Fathers of the United States. In their day they were called factions. James Madison, who is considered the architect of the U.S. Constitution, devoted the entire tenth Federalist Paper (1787) to the problem. He defined a faction as “a number of citizens, whether amounting to...

30 October 2014 20:42

Hezbollah hailed the heroic operation against one of the Zionist extremism symbols, asserting that it represents the Palestinian steadfastness, bravery and willing in defending the holy mosque of Al-Aqsa. Hezbollah also condemned the unprecedented action of the Zionist occupation troops that sealed Al-Aqsa mosque and prevented the Muslim worshippers from praying at it. The party further denounced the Israeli aggressions against the...

30 October 2014 20:41

Senior "Israeli" members of his own government lashed out at Zionist Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday, in the aftermath of a the shooting of right-wing activist Rabbi Yehuda Glick, accusing him of allowing tensions in occupied Al-Quds to spiral out of control. "For the past two months, the prime minister has not managed to get the security situation in...

30 October 2014 20:36

Hamas on Thursday said the shooting of a far-right Jewish rabbi in Occupied Jerusalem one day earlier was a natural response to his constant desecration of the holy Aqsa Mosque. "The assassination attempt of Yehuda Glick…is a heroic and courageous act," Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum said in a press release. Far-right rabbi Yehuda Glick, who is notorious for leading groups of Jews...

30 October 2014 20:34

The Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) arrested Thursday the father and brother of Mutaz Hijazi who was killed by Israeli forces after raiding his home in Silwan town in occupied Jerusalem. SAFA News Agency quoted Chairman of Jerusalemite Prisoners' Families Amjad Abu Assab as stating that a large Israeli force detained Hijazi's father and brother after breaking into their home and took...

30 October 2014 20:31

The threat of the Khorasan Group, a US-invented term for a terror group within Jabhat al-Nusra, is “greatly exaggerated,” says an international relations scholar. US officials are saying that air raids targeting the shadowy group in Syria last month failed even worse than previously reported. The US intelligence community believes two key leaders of the Khorasan Group, previously reported dead in the...

30 October 2014 20:28

Hundreds of people have taken to the streets in Bangladesh to protest against the death sentence handed down to a prominent religious leader. On Thursday, people in the northwestern cities of Bogra and Rajshahi held a rally to express their anger at the verdict of a Bangladeshi court sentencing Motiur Rahman Nizami, the leader of Jamaat-e-Islami party, to death. Nizami was prosecuted...

30 October 2014 20:27

Helping the people in the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani should not be used as an excuse for foreign intervention in the Arab country, says an Iranian official. The Islamic Republic warns those who pursue specific goals by taking advantage of regional conditions against the recent foreign moves in the Syrian town of Ain al-Arab (Kobani) and the consequences of the...

30 October 2014 17:40

Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Ali Akbar Salehi said Iran's foes have left no stone unturned in their efforts to stop or sabotage the country's nuclear progress, adding that such moves have helped Tehran develop a powerful civil defense structure in its nuclear industries. "By the grace of God, Iran's nuclear industry has progressed a lot by...

30 October 2014 17:39

Palestinian Islamic movement Hamas today denounced Israel's closure of Al-Aqsa Mosque, Felesteen newspaper said. Member of Hamas' political bureau Mousa Abu-Marzouk said: "The closure of Al-Aqsa Mosque in the face of worshipers is a dangerous precedent which cannot be accepted or be passed without any reason." Abu-Marzouk wrote on Facebook: "Calls for storming Al-Aqsa Mosque must be faced." He called for the...

30 October 2014 17:36

Chairman of Iran’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee of Iran’s Majlis Alaeddin Boroujerdi said all anti-Iran sanctions must be removed immediately if the P5+1 group is willing to reach a final deal with the Islamic Republic over its nuclear energy program. “If we want a definitive accord on November 24, there must be an immediate lifting of sanctions,” AFP...

30 October 2014 17:35

Israeli occupation forces killed a former Palestinian prisoner hours after the shooting of a rightwing Zionist Rabbi. According to reports from the occupied Palestinian territories, Israeli forces shot dead Moataz Hejazi after storming his house in the Abu Tor neighborhood of East al-Quds.Former Palestinian prisoner Muataz Hijazi The 32-year old Palestinian had spent 11 years in an Israeli jail and was released...

30 October 2014 17:33

The Lebanese army repelled a terrorist infiltration attempt carried out by Nusra militant in the Bekaa Valley near the borders with Syria. Security sources said the clashes erupted outside the towns of Deir al-Ghazal and Qusaya on Wednesday when al-Nusra Front militants tried to infiltrate into Lebanon from Syria. The Lebanese army managed to halt the terrorists’ advance. The Lebanese army also raided...

30 October 2014 17:31

Lebanese security forces have exchanged fire with al-Qaeda-linked militants in the Bekaa Valley near the border with Syria. Local sources said the clashes erupted outside the towns of Deir al-Ghazal and Qusaya on Wednesday when al-Nusra Front militants tried to infiltrate into Lebanon from Syria. The Lebanese army, supported by Syrian soldiers on the other side of the border, halted the terrorists’...

30 October 2014 17:29

Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) reaffirmed Tehran’s commitment to continuing nuclear negotiations with world powers and cooperating with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) “On the nuclear issue, Iran believes in continuing its negotiations with the (Group) 5+1 countries and cooperating with the International Atomic Energy Agency within the framework of entitlement to all of its rights and...

30 October 2014 17:28

The Bahraini regime suspended its decision to impose a three-month ban on the al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, the country’s main opposition party, after the decision drew international condemnation. On Tuesday, a court ruling had suspended Al-Wefaq’s activities for three months, saying that the opposition group has violated the law on associations. Bahrain Mirror reported on Wednesday that Bahraini Minister of Justice Khalid...

30 October 2014 17:25

Tunisia's leading secular party Nidaa Tounes won 85 seats in the new 217-member parliament after Sunday's election, while Islamist party Ennahda secured 69 seats, according to results released by electoral authorities on Thursday. Tunisians voted on Sunday in a parliamentary elections that was one of the last steps in the North African country's transition to democracy after the 2011 uprising against...

30 October 2014 17:24

So-called Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant terrorists killed at least 40 Sunni tribal fighters and security forces personnel in a public mass execution. Sabah Karhout, the head of the provincial council of Anbar in western Iraq, said ISIL militants paraded some 40 fighters from the Albu Nimr tribe through downtown Hit, a city 85 miles west of Baghdad, on...

30 October 2014 17:02

At least four people have been killed in an assassination drone strike carried out by the US in Pakistan’s South Waziristan tribal region. Pakistani security officials on Thursday said the incident took place earlier in the day in the village of Nargas, located in South Waziristan’s Azam Warsak district. Several other people were reportedly injured in the attack as well. Reports say the...

30 October 2014 17:00

London-based charity organization Oxfam says the number of dollar billionaires has doubled worldwide since the financial crisis of 2008. In its recent “Even it Up: Time to End Extreme Inequality” report, Oxfam said that the number of billionaires around the world doubled to 1,645 over the past six years. The report also said that the world’s 85 richest people, previously revealed to...

30 October 2014 16:59

US relations with Israel are deteriorating rapidly and that means a decline in their hegemony inside the Middle East region, says an analyst. The testy relationship between the United States and Israel appears to have hit new lows after a week of jibes over the Israeli settlement expansions which culminated Wednesday when a senior Obama administration official described Prime Minister Benjamin...

30 October 2014 16:56

A senior Iranian official says the Islamic Republic’s nuclear negotiating team has not overstepped the red lines set by the Islamic Republic in their talks with six world powers over Iran’s nuclear energy program. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his colleagues have not crossed Tehran’s red lines in any way and pursued their activities within the framework of criteria...

30 October 2014 16:55

US Catholic bishops have called on Western countries involved in the nuclear negotiations with Iran to take into account the power of fatwa (edict) issued by Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on the prohibition of nuclear weapons. Earlier in April, a six-strong delegation from the US Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) travelled to the central Iranian holy...

30 October 2014 16:53

The first group of Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government forces, known as Peshmerga, has reportedly entered Syria’s northern city of Kobani to join the fight against the ISIL militants. According to the so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, ten Peshmerga fighters entered the besieged town on Thursday through the border crossing with Turkey to help the Kurds there fight against the ISIL. “Minutes...

30 October 2014 16:51

Angry people have held a massive rally in Burkina Faso’s capital city of Ouagadougou to protest against plans to let the country’s long-serving president extend his rule. Hundreds of protesters stormed into the country’s parliament and set it ablaze on Thursday. The Burkinabe parliament was to hold a session on Thursday to vote on a constitutional reform bill which would allow...

30 October 2014 16:49

A new documentary will be aired in the United States next month, revealing the identity of the Navy SEAL who killed former al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in 2011. Fox News will present the two-part documentary called, “The Man Who Killed Osama Bin Laden,” on November 11th-12th. The feature includes an interview with the soldier who will describe the events that led...

30 October 2014 16:46

Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas has warned that a decision by the Israeli regime to block the access of all visitors to the al-Aqsa Mosque compound amounts to a “declaration of war.” “This dangerous Israeli escalation is a declaration of war on the Palestinian people and its sacred places and on the Arab and Islamic nation,” Abbas’ spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeina quoted...

30 October 2014 16:45

The Swedish government has officially recognized Palestine as an independent state amid fury from the Israeli regime over the move. “Today, the government takes the decision to recognize the state of Palestine,” Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom said in a Thursday statement. “It is an important step that confirms the Palestinians’ right to self-determination,” she added. Sweden became the first major European country to...

30 October 2014 9:37

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has highlighted the significance of concerted efforts by all countries, especially those in the Persian Gulf region, in fighting terrorism and extremism. Zarif made the remarks in a Wednesday meeting with UN Deputy Secretary General Jan Eliasson in Tehran, where the top Iranian diplomat called on the world body and Western countries to take...

30 October 2014 9:35

The Egyptian army on Tuesday evening demanded the residents of the northern neighborhoods in the Egyptian border city of Rafah to evacuate their areas in order to demolish their homes and establish a 500-meter buffer zone along the borderline with the Gaza Strip. The Egyptian army, which started recently a widespread military campaign in Sinai following the killing and injury of...

30 October 2014 9:34

Member of Hamas's political bureau Mohamed Nazzal said that Al-Qassam Brigades is the only side entitled to disclose any information about the number and conditions of the captured Israeli soldiers in Gaza. In an interview conducted by Al-Quds satellite channel on Tuesday, Nazzal stated that the Israeli occupation state would not obtain any free information about its soldiers in Gaza. The Hamas...

30 October 2014 9:30

UN General Assembly adopted in session on Tuesday its twenty-third consecutive resolution calling for an end to the United States’ decades-long economic, commercial and financial embargo against Cuba. The overwhelming vote passed 188-2, with only the U.S. and Israel voting against it. Three nations abstained, Palau, Micronesia and the Marshall Islands. The resolution reiterated the call on the US to lift its...

30 October 2014 9:29

Deputy foreign minister for Arab and African affairs emphasizing the need to respect Syria’s territorial integrity asked Washington to reconsider its policy of arming some groups of opponents of the Syrian system. Hossein Amir Abdollahian stressed the negative effects of forwarding arms and munitions for irresponsible terrorist groups in the region, including those in Syria, and its negative aftermaths for the...

30 October 2014 9:19

Tehran says the death sentence against Iranian woman Reyhaneh Jabbari which was carried out a few days ago had gone through the legal process, dismissing as meddlesome remarks by some Western officials regarding the case. “Meddling in a judicial case which has gone through full legal proceedings under the due process of law and in which the right of appeal has...

30 October 2014 9:17

A senior Iranian parliamentarian says all anti-Iran sanctions must be removed if the P5+1 group is willing to reach a final deal with the Islamic Republic over its nuclear energy program. “If we want a definitive accord on November 24, there must be an immediate lifting of sanctions,” AFP quoted Chairman of the National Security and Foreign Policy Committee of Iran’s...

30 October 2014 9:14

Lebanese security forces have exchanged fire with al-Qaeda-linked terrorists in the Bekaa Valley near the border with Syria. Local sources said the clashes erupted outside the towns of Deir al-Ghazal and Qusaya on Wednesday when al-Nusra Front terrorists tried to infiltrate into Lebanon from Syria. The Lebanese army, supported by Syrian soldiers on the other side of the border, halted the terrorists’...

30 October 2014 9:13

Tunisia’s Nidaa Tounes Party has won parliamentary elections held to appoint Tunisia’s first five-year legislature since the 2011 ouster of former dictator Zine el-Abidine Bin Ali. The election commission announced the results of the Sunday polls in the early hours of the morning on Thursday. Trailed by the ruling al-Nahda party, Nidaa Tounes secured 85 of the 217 seats in the parliament,...

30 October 2014 0:58

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani voiced concern about insecurities and unrests in different parts of the region, and said the world Muslims have now pinned hope on Iran to settle their problems. "Under the current conditions in the world when our region is, unfortunately, entangled in insecurity and instability and we are witnessing problems and insecurity from North Africa to the...

30 October 2014 0:57

Iran's capital city, Tehran, and Munich in Southern Germany plan to resume direct flights next month after a decade-long halt. Iran's Mahan Air is slated to launch its first direct flight from Tehran's International Imam Khomeini Airport to Franz Josef Straus Airport of Munich in the Bavarian state in Southern Germany on November 12. The resumption of direct flights from Tehran to...

30 October 2014 0:56

Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Ali Akbar Salehi said Iran's foes have left no stone unturned in their efforts to stop or sabotage the country's nuclear progress, adding that such moves have helped Tehran develop a powerful civil defense structure in its nuclear industries. "By the grace of God, Iran's nuclear industry has progressed a lot by relying...

30 October 2014 0:56

An Israeli army general said on Wednesday that the Zionist entity believes Hezbollah has probably dug tunnels across the border from Lebanon in preparation for any future war although it has no conclusive evidence. "We have no positive information meaning that there are tunnels. The situation is not similar to what there was around the Gaza Strip," Major-General Yair Golan, commander...

30 October 2014 0:55

At least 12 people were killed and 37 others, including children, were injured in a car bomb attack on a neighborhood in the central Syrian city of Homs on Wednesday, state television reported. "Terrorists detonated a car bomb in the center of Al-Zahraa neighborhood, causing deaths and injuries," it said. It later added that the blast had caused major damage.

30 October 2014 0:54

ISIL terrorists executed Wednesday more than 40 members of a tribe that fought against them in Iraq's Anbar province, sources said. The men from the Albu Nimr tribe were killed in the Heet area, northwest of Baghdad, which was overrun by the militants earlier this month, a local leader and a doctor said. A police colonel and a leader from the anti-terrorist...

30 October 2014 0:51

Iraqi air force hit and damaged two houses believed to be hideouts of the Islamic State; while defense minister visits the liberated town of Jurf Al-Sakhar. Iraqi minister of defence Khaled Al-Obeidi and visiting delegation meet Iraq BADR organization chief Hadi Al-Amiri and Iraq Army Chief of Staff Babakir Zibari and other military commanders in Jurf al-Skhar. ISIS militants lost control of...

30 October 2014 0:50

When Sunni rebels rose up against Syria's Bashar al-Assad in 2011, Turkey reclassified its protégé as a pariah, expecting him to lose power within months and join the leaders of Egypt, Libya, Tunisia and Yemen on the scrap heap of the "Arab Spring".But Erdogan's dreams goes on vicious cycle,Ruerters report. When armed rebels rose up against Syria's Bashar al-Assad in 2011,...

30 October 2014 0:49

A young Britain woman is believed to have left Britain for Syria with her 14-month-old son, Mail Online reported. Tareena Shakil, 25, of Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire, is said to have travelled to Turkey and crossed into Syria - despite telling her family she was going on holiday to Spain. Miss Shakil turned to ISIS over a four-month period and has told her family...

30 October 2014 0:48

An unmanned commercial supply ship bound for the International Space Station exploded moments after lift-off on Tuesday evening, with debris falling in flames over the launch site. No injuries were reported following the first catastrophic launch in NASA's commercial spaceflight effort. Orbital Science's Antares rocket blew up over the launch complex at Wallops Island, Virginia, just six seconds after lift-off. The company said...

30 October 2014 0:47

Iraqi peshmerga fighters arrived in southeastern Turkey early on Wednesday ahead of their planned deployment to the Syrian town of Kobani to help fellow Kurds repel an ISIS advance which has defied U.S.-led air strikes. A Turkish Airlines plane touched down in the southeastern city of Sanliurfa at around 1:15 a.m. local time (2315 GMT) amid tight security and turkey police...

30 October 2014 0:45

More than one in four British children are living in poverty, the United Nations Children’s Fund has warned, saying that the number is rising due to harsh austerity measures imposed by the UK government. In its Children of the Recession report, published on Wednesday, the UNICEF revealed that child poverty in the UK increased by 1.6 percent to 25.6 percent following...

30 October 2014 0:44

The Pakistani army says the months-long battle against terrorists in North Waziristan region has been a success, as the militant death toll in the region hit 1,100. The four-month-long military offensive in North Waziristan is going according to plan and its impact is being noticed across the country with a decrease in terrorist attacks, extortion and kidnappings, army spokesman, Maj. Gen....

30 October 2014 0:43

A political analyst says the Saudi monarchy is playing with fire by creating and funding the ISIL terrorists, who will eventually turn against authorities in Riyadh. Kevin Barrett, an author and Islamic studies expert from Madison, said in an interview with Press TV that the ISIL Takfiri militants may bite the hand that feeds them and “would soon turn against...

30 October 2014 0:42

A fresh spate of clashes in the northeastern Libyan city of Benghazi has claimed the lives of at least 10 people. According to the Libyan medical sources, at least 10 people lost their lives after rockets hit several residential areas in the violence-ravaged city of Benghazi on Wednesday. The recent clashes have flared up between the Libyan army backed by forces loyal...

30 October 2014 0:41

The governments of Cyprus, Egypt, and Greece have called on Turkey to stop gas exploration operations off the southern coast of Cyprus. During a meeting in the Cypriot capital, Nicosia, on Wednesday, the foreign ministers of the three countries accused Ankara of dispatching a research vessel to collect seismic data in the disputed area, describing the practice as “illegal.” In a joint...

30 October 2014 0:40

Yemen’s Ansarullah fighters have secured control of a strategic town in the central province of Ibb following clashes with al-Qaeda-linked militants. The town of Radmaa fell under the control of the fighters on Wednesday, giving Ansarullah access to a strategic road linking the capital, Sana’a, with the main southern city of Aden. Tribal sources said the town was taken after 24 hours...

30 October 2014 0:39

The secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) has slammed the UN's inaction over the violation of the national sovereignty of countries. Ali Shamkhani made the remarks during a meeting with the Deputy UN Secretary General Jan Eliasson on Wednesday, adding that UN's inaction has called into question its charter. He also noted that this situation has, in turn, led to...

30 October 2014 0:38

Public workers in Argentina have taken to the streets to express their anger at the country’s 2015 budget, which includes a range of austerity measures, Press TV reports. Workers at all state agencies and sectors in the capital city of Buenos Aires took part in the demonstration against the budget on Tuesday, saying it leaves the salaries and social benefits unchanged...

30 October 2014 0:08

Ermenek coal mine in southern Turkey has collapsed, trapping 23 workers inside. Eight other miners were quickly rescued. Rescue teams were trying to pull out the trapped miners. The mine collapse was likely to raise more concerns about persistent mine safety issues in the country. Turkey had its worst mining disaster in history... The relatives of Soma massacre said that they are forgoten and...

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