Islam Times - The United States has backed away from financing Pakistan’s purchase of US F-16 fighter jets, saying Islamabad needs to pay for the warplanes itself following objections ...
Islam Times - Israel is pushing for a plan to apply its own law in the illegal settlements in the West Bank in a move condemned ...
Islam Times - The UN Committee Against Torture is to question Israel on its policies with regard to torture.
Islam Times - An Israeli military court has ordered that a famous Palestinian journalist be detained for four months without ...
Islam Times - An Israeli lawmaker has accused Tel Aviv of committing “ethnic cleansing” against Palestinians in the occupied ...
Islam Times - Sudan has reiterated that it will not abandon its “sovereign right” over the two border territories of Halayeb ...
Islam Times - Egyptian police have stormed the headquarters of the Journalists’ Syndicate in central Cairo and arrested ...
Islam Times - Human Rights Watch (HRW) says Egyptian police have arrested at least 382 people during recent protests against ...
Islam Times - Sixteen Egyptian nationals have been killed in clashes with people-smuggling gangs in the Libyan city of Bani ...
Islam Times - People in nine Arab countries, including Egypt and Jordan, say they experienced worsening government corruption last year, according to a new study.
Islam Times - North Korea has announced the date of its first ruling party congress in the past 36 years, stoking concerns that the event will coincide with Pyongyang’s fifth nuclear test.
Islam Times - North Korea says it will stop its nuclear tests on the condition that the US halts its annual military exercises with South Korea.
Islam Times - China says it has sent a military aircraft to one of its controversial islands in the South China Sea in order to evacuate workers wounded during construction work there.
Islam Times - Saudi Arabia has warned the US against passing a bill that could expose Riyadh to litigation over the September 11, 2001 attacks after threatening Washington with selling off its US-based assets.
Islam Times - Reports emerged on Monday that the Saudi Binladin Group, one of the kingdom’s most powerful firms, has sacked 77,000 foreign workers.
Islam Times - Saudi construction company Binladin Group has cut 25 percent of its employees as the Arab state plunges into financial crisis.
Islam Times - An interview with Hazem Salem, an activist and political analyst from Cairo, and Richard Millet, a journalist and political commentator from London, to discuss the prospects of a new round of peace talks in Yemen amid relentless Saudi bombardment of the impoverished ...
Islam Times - A senior Hezbollah official says Riyadh’s “anger and failure in the region” is behind its hostile stance against the Lebanese resistance movement, which has been battling Takfiri groups in Syria.
Islam Times - Officials from Lebanon’s Hezbollah resistance movement have strongly criticized the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) for leveling accusations against the group as well as Iran.
Islam Times - French President Francois Hollande has visited Lebanon on the first leg of a regional tour that will also take him to Egypt and Jordan, pledging $113 million in mostly military aid to Beirut over three years.
Islam Times - A former Lebanese information minister has been sentenced to 13 years in prison with hard labor at a retrial on the back of conviction for preparing “terror” attacks inside the country.
Islam Times - A senior Iranian official says certain parties intervening in the Syrian crisis lent support to terrorist groups in line with an agenda of confronting Damascus in an armed conflict.
Islam Times - Iran’s official news agency denies media reports that prominent Iraqi cleric Muqtada al-Sadr is in Iran on a surprise visit.
Islam Times - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says Iran must show off its military power to the US in the Persian Gulf waters.
Islam Times - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says defending the Palestinian cause in the face of the Israeli regime symbolizes defending Islam.
Islam Times - Iraqi protesters have temporarily ended their demonstrations in the government complex of Green Zone and began leaving the area.
Islam Times - Four Daesh commanders have been slain in airstrikes carried out by the Iraqi Air Force in the country’s northern province of Kirkuk.
Islam Times - Iraqi officials have revoked the operating license of the Qatar-based Al Jazeera news network and closed its bureau in the capital, Baghdad, over its violation of government guidelines.
Islam Times - Kurdish Peshmerga forces and volunteer fighters with the Popular Mobilization force have agreed to pull out from a northern Iraqi town that has been the scene of sporadic clashes over the past week.
Islam Times - A Turkish parliamentary commission has approved a controversial bill to strip lawmakers of immunity from prosecution, paving the way for a law that critics say is aimed at targeting Kurds and dissidents.
Islam Times - Lawmakers in the Turkish parliament have once more engaged in a fistfight over a controversial government proposal for stripping the legislators of their immunity from prosecution.
Islam Times - One person has been killed and at least 200 others have been arrested in Turkey’s crackdown on May Day demonstrations in Istanbul.
Islam Times - At least four Turkish soldiers have lost their lives and several others sustained injuries when members of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) launched two separate attacks against government forces in the embattled southeastern provinces of Mardin and Gaziantep.
Islam Times - Pro-Taliban militants in Pakistan have killed a provincial minister in the country’s restive northwestern Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa.
Islam Times - Pakistan says more than 140 “disillusioned” militants have laid down their arms in the southwestern Baluchistan province in what Islamabad views as a major victory in the militancy-riddled province.
Islam Times - Pakistan is set to heavily crack down on the militants in Punjab Province following a deadly bombing that claimed the lives of at least 70 people in the province’s eastern city of Lahore.
Islam Times - People sympathizing with the assassin of a high-profile liberal politician in Pakistan have clashed with police during a rally in the capital, Islamabad, against the recent execution of the former.
Islam Times - The survivors of a fatal US airstrike on a hospital have called for those responsible to stand trial, dismissing Pentagon’s recent probe that the bombardment did not amount to a war crime.
Islam Times - Russia's ambassador to Afghanistan dismisses speculation that Moscow has been backing Taliban in order to curb the Daesh Takfiri terrorists operating in some areas of Afghanistan.
Islam Times - At least 28 people have been killed and more than 320 others injured in a brazen attack by Taliban militants in central Kabul.
Islam Times - A number of people have been killed and wounded in a blast that rocked central Kabul during the morning rush hour on Tuesday, President Ashraf Ghani said.
Islam Times - Yemen's Houthi leader has criticized delegates loyal to Saudi-backed former president Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi for abandoning UN-brokered Yemen peace talks in Kuwait.
Islam Times - A report says US Special Forces have arrived in Yemen to fight alongside Emirati forces in alleged operations against al-Qaeda militants in the country's south.
Islam Times - The camp of Yemen's resigned president Abd Rabbuah Mansour Hadi has suspended its participation in the ongoing direct talks with representatives from Houthi Ansarullah movement.
Islam Times - Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement says Riyadh has released dozens of its fighters under a deal to quell fighting on the Saudi-Yemeni border as peace talks between the warring sides continue in Kuwait.
Islam Times - An Indian migrant worker has lost his life after being taken ill at the construction site of a stadium for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, as rights groups warn of the harsh situation for migrant workers involved in building football stadiums in the Persian Gulf monarchy....
Islam Times - Hackers have reportedly released bank passwords and sensitive data of Qatar’s ruling Al Thani family, intelligence agency members, and employees of Al Jazeera television network.
Islam Times - The Qatari emir has changed as many as seven ministers in the country’s 20-member cabinet and merged some ministries.
Islam Times - Around 1,000 Qatari military forces have reportedly joined the Saudi troops in their ground invasion of impoverished Yemen.
Islam Times - Police in Jordan have raided and closed the headquarters of a group affiliated with the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood movement in the capital, Amman, in a move condemned by the group as “illegal.”
Islam Times - Jordan has banned the sale and rent of properties to Israelis in the kingdom’s ancient city of Petra, local media report.
Islam Times - Seven men killed in armed clashes with Jordanian special forces had ties to the Islamic State extremist group and had planned attacks on military and civilian targets in the kingdom, the country's intelligence service said Wednesday.
Islam Times - Jordan's King Abdullah is set to hold discussions with Russian President Vladimir Putin on fighting terrorists led by Daesh in Syria on Tuesday.
Islam Times - Amid continuing tensions in the disputed South China Sea, Beijing has rejected a request for a US aircraft carrier group to make a port visit to Hong Kong, the Pentagon says.
Islam Times - Reforms to Japan’s formerly pacifist constitution have taken effect, allowing the country’s military to potentially engage in wars overseas.
Islam Times - China has warned Japan over the launch of a radar station in the East China Sea that will give Tokyo a permanent base to gather intelligence on the surrounding areas.
Islam Times - The Chinese government has made a formal complaint about new Japanese school textbooks, saying they distort the history of Japanese atrocities in China and present false claims about a group of disputed islands.
Islam Times - Australia awards France a $40-billion contract to build 12 submarines as the country's arms spending hits new heights amid the US military buildup in the Asia-Pacific region.
Islam Times - Australia brushes off demands for the country not to send refugees back to detention camps in remote islands, saying their stay only encourages more asylum seekers to try to reach the country by boat.
Islam Times - Australian police have evacuated and locked down a number of schools in the city of Sydney after receiving a bomb threat.
Islam Times - Thousands have marched across Australia to mark the anniversary of the arrival of the so-called First Fleet of British ships in the country more than two centuries ago, and the ensuing massacre of indigenous people.
Islam Times - The United States has signed a military cooperation agreement with Senegal that allows "the permanent presence" of American troops in the West African country.
Islam Times - South Sudan’s rebel leader Riek Machar has been sworn in as first vice president shortly after returning to the capital to form a unity government.
Islam Times - Polisario Front, a group seeking Western Sahara’s independence from Morocco, says the region could become engulfed in war if the United Nations fails to press for a regional independence vote.
Islam Times - The United Nations (UN) has urged South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar to return to the country’s capital to serve in a unity government, as part of an August 2015 peace deal with rival President Salva Kiir.
Islam Times - French and German foreign ministers have made a surprise visit to the Libyan capital of Tripoli in a show of support for a unity government in the war-torn nation amid new clashes in the east that killed 15 security forces.
Islam Times - The NATO deputy secretary general says the military alliance is ready to help the new UN-sponsored Libyan government in building up security institutions if requested.
Islam Times - Four oilfields have been shut down and employees in a fifth oilfield have gone on strike in Libya over fears that the Daesh terrorist group may attack the facilities.
Islam Times - The head of Libya's self-declared administration in the capital, Tripoli, has refused to cede power to a UN-backed unity government, contradicting an earlier pledge by his administration.
Islam Times - Tunisian Foreign Minister Khamis Al-Jheinawi said on Sunday that his country's representative to the Arab League meeting told the conferees that Tunisia opposes the AL statement regarding Hezbollah.
Islam Times - Tunisia’s president says his country is at war after "unprecedented" attacks by Takfiri militants and ensuing clashes leave at least 53 people dead near the Libyan border.
Islam Times - The leader of En-Nahda Islamic movement in Tunisia Rached Ghannouchi asserted on Saturday that it is impossible to label Hezbollah as a terrorist group because of the his historic achievements in liberating Lebanon and protecting it from the Zionist aggressions.
Islam Times - Tunisia’s President Beji Caid Essebsi has extended for yet another month a nationwide state of emergency imposed following a deadly bomb explosion in November last year.