Islam Times - US Republican congressmen have urged President Barack Obama to order more military operations near disputed territories in the South China Sea, despite China’s earlier ...
Islam Times - The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has rejected a recent statement by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin ...
Islam Times - Israeli forces have once again scuffled with Palestinian Muslim worshipers at the al-Aqsa Mosque compound ...
Islam Times - Israelis want US President Barack Obama out of the White House as soon as possible, a new poll suggests.
Islam Times - The number of Palestinian minors held in Israeli prisons has reportedly seen a dramatic rise since the beginning ...
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 - Egyptian security forces have arrested dozens of people ahead of anti-government demonstrations against President ...
Islam Times - An Egyptian opposition politician has launched legal proceedings against President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi over ...
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 - South Korean President Park Geun-hye has said that North Korea is preparing to carry out another nuclear test.
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 - The United Nations torture committee has called on Saudi Arabia to stop physical punishment, including flogging and amputations, in the Persian Gulf kingdom.
Islam Times - Saudi Arabia has an army of Washington lobbyists to deploy as it tries to stop US Congress from passing legislation that could expose the country to litigation over the 9/11 terrorist attacks, a report says.
Islam Times - The British government has supplied Saudi Arabia with weapons and military hardware worth of almost three billion pounds since Riyadh waged a deadly war against the impoverished Yemen more than a year ago.
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 - Lebanon’s Hezbollah resistance movement has strongly condemned the latest decision by the Egyptian satellite service provider, Nilesat, to stop airing its news channel, Al-Manar.
Islam Times - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the US has resorted to “deception” to obstruct international trade with Iran despite a nuclear agreement.
Islam Times - Iran and Russia have developed “specific plans” for bolstering the two countries’ military and technical cooperation, says Iran’s defense minister.
Islam Times - Iran says the seizure of around $2 billion in frozen assets recently authorized by a US court ruling is “highway robbery,” vowing that the Islamic Republic will retrieve the sum anyway.
Islam Times - Iranian Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi says Tehran has offered Syrian President Bashar Assad's family an asylum in Iran, but he refused, arguing his family is no different from other Syrian families.
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 - Iraqi Kurdish and volunteer fighters have reached an agreement to cease hostilities in a disputed town north of the country.
Islam Times - The Iraqi Air Force has destroyed a Daesh oil convoy in the northern Nineveh province, a blow to stem the Takfiri terrorist group’s oil sales.
Islam Times - A female bomber has set off her explosives in Turkey’s northwestern city of Bursa, leaving at least 13 people injured, local media reports say.
Islam Times - For the past couple of years, Turkey has been asking the European Union to allow its 79 million citizens to enter the bloc’s passport-free Schengen zone without a visa, a call that has met with 72 conditions, which are listed in an EU framework titled the “Roadmap Towards ...
Islam Times - Turkey has barred the re-entry of a US journalist living and working in the country in the latest incident of Ankara denying entry or accreditation to foreign reporters.
Islam Times - Angry residents in a Turkish town near the Syrian border have rallied to condemn government policies after coming under a fresh rocket attack by Daesh terrorists.
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 - 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 - Latest figures released by the United Nations show that acts of terrorism and violence left 600 people dead in Afghanistan during the first quarter of the current year as the armed forces continue to battle Taliban militants.
Islam Times - The UN Security Council has called on all Yemeni warring sides to develop a roadmap for implementing security measures, and demanded that the UN chief submit a broad peace plan for the war-hit country.
Islam Times - The UN special envoy for Yemen has described as encouraging the atmosphere of the first day of negotiations between Yemen's warring factions, calling for an end to a deadly Saudi military campaign on the impoverished state.
Islam Times - Yemen’s Houthis say they will be joining talks with representatives of the country’s former government in Kuwait after previously avoiding participation due to truce violations by Saudi Arabia.
Islam Times - Representatives of Yemen’s Houthis and ex-president Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi are set to start a new round of UN-brokered peace talks in Kuwait on Monday in a bid to end the conflict in the country.
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 - The Russian foreign minister has announced a plan to hold a joint meeting with his American and Saudi counterparts in the Qatari capital, Doha.
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 - 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 - The joint military exercises between the US and South Korea is aimed at reviving Cold War alliances and are seen by China as provocative actions, says political analyst William Jones.
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 - 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 - Sudan has called on neighboring Egypt to discuss two contested border areas near the Red Sea, days after Cairo transferred the ownership of two islands to Saudi Arabia.
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.