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This general view shows the entrance to Andersen air force base in the town of Yigo on Guam island on August 15, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
16 Aug 2017 05:18

False emergency alarm startles Guam residents amid North Korea fears

Islam Times - Residents of Guam have been mistakenly subjected to an emergency radio alert warning amid fears of an attack by North Korea, an alarm that local authorities blamed on “human error.”

 
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson delivers remarks on the 2016 International Religious Freedom Annual report at the State Department in Washington, US, August 15, 2017. (Photo by Reuters)
16 Aug 2017 04:59

Tillerson says US still interested in dialogue with N Korea

Islam Times - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says that Washington remains ready for talks after North Korea postponed a threat to fire missiles into the waters near Guam.

 
UAE Funded Tony Blair While Working as Middle East Peace Envoy
16 Aug 2017 04:31

UAE Funded Tony Blair While Working as Middle East Peace Envoy

Islam Times - Tony Blair was bankrolled by United Arab Emirates (UAE) while serving as Middle East peace envoy, leaked emails seen by the Sunday Telegraph reveal.

 
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers his speech during the country
15 Aug 2017 08:48

India will defend its self against foreign threats: PM Modi

Islam Times - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has voiced his country’s readiness to defend itself against foreign threats amid border tensions with neighboring China and Pakistan.

 
This image taken at a railway station in Seoul on August 15, 2017 shows a television screen running footage of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un receiving a briefing on a plan to fire missiles near Guam. (Via AFP)
15 Aug 2017 07:22

North Korea delays Guam strike plan amid global calls for peace

Islam Times - Amid global calls for calm, North Korea’s leader has decided to halt a plan to launch missiles towards the US Pacific territory of Guam, warning, however, that it will stay fire-ready while keeping a close eye on Washington’s actions.

 
Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov arrives for a meeting in Kiev, Ukraine, December 12, 2016. (Photo by AFP)
15 Aug 2017 07:06

Ukraine denies supplying missile technology to North Korea

Islam Times - Ukraine says it has never supplied defense technology to North Korea as tensions have increasingly ratcheted up between the North and the US in recent weeks.

 
Confrontation at Bilderberg 2017
15 Aug 2017 06:46

Confrontation at Bilderberg 2017

Islam Times - While President Trump seems to have sorted out his problems of interior authority - more or less - the conflict has now moved on to concern NATO. Washington is currently speaking against the manipulation of terrorism, while London has no intention of giving up such a useful tool for the ...

 
Adjustements in the Middle East
15 Aug 2017 06:38

Adjustements in the Middle East

Islam Times - As the Middle Eastern States split between the partisans and adversaries of clericalism, Washington, Moscow and Beijing are negotiating a new deal.

 
US Secretary of Defense James Mattis (L) and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arriving for a closed meeting of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, August 2, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
14 Aug 2017 11:37

Mattis, Tillerson make US stance on North Korea more confusing

Islam Times - The heads of US State and Defense Departments, Rex Tillerson and James Mattis, say they are pushing for a “peaceful pressure campaign” on North Korea, breaking with President Donald Trump who has warned Pyongyang of “fire and fury” amid an ongoing standoff.

 
Trump’s North Korea rhetoric worries South: Senior official
14 Aug 2017 09:35

Trump’s North Korea rhetoric worries South: Senior official

Islam Times - A senior aide South Korea’s president says US President Donald Trump’s “unusual” belligerent rhetoric against the North has caused concerns and “confusion” in his country, calling for “restraint” in the face of the tensions on the Korean Peninsula.

 
Japanese ground forces
14 Aug 2017 08:11

Japan, US begin 18-day joint naval maneuvers amid tensions

Islam Times - Tokyo and Washington have launched joint live fire drills on a northern Japanese island, at a time of escalating tensions in Southeast Asia and amid rising fears of a potential conflict between the US and North Korea.

 
This picture taken on July 4, 2017 and released by North Korea
14 Aug 2017 06:14

N Korean leader playing dangerous game with US: McMaster

Islam Times - US National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster has said North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is playing a very dangerous game with the United States.

 
Part 2 of 3 The Kurdish Connection: Israel, ISIS And U.S. Efforts To Destabilize Iran
14 Aug 2017 04:40

Part 2 of 3 The Kurdish Connection: Israel, ISIS And U.S. Efforts To Destabilize Iran

Islam Times - Like the Palestinians, the Kurds aspire to dispose of their own state. However, since the dislocation of the Ottoman Empire, some of their leaders have favored alliances with some imperialist powers rather than those with their neighbors.

 
Islam and clericalism in the Greater Middle East
14 Aug 2017 04:32

Islam and clericalism in the Greater Middle East

Islam Times - It is fashionable in the West to talk about the « compatibility of Islam and democracy » or « Islam and secularism ». These issues suggest that by nature Islam is clerical, and therefore not a religion, but a political current. Consequently, the most « radical » Muslims are terrorists ...

 
From right to left (method for reading images in the Arab language) – President Bachar el-Assad (Syrian Arab Republic) General Secretary Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah (Hezbollah), General Mohammed Ali Jafari (commander in Chief of the Guardians of the Revolution), President Michel Aoun (Lebanese Republic of Lebanon), Prime Minister Haïder al-Abadi (Republic of Iraq). Brothers in arms against the jihadists.
13 Aug 2017 08:19

The appearance of a new alliance in the Greater Middle East

Islam Times - President Trump’s policy in the Greater Middle East is beginning to materialise. While up until now, the United States and their allies have been attempting to destroy states and impose chaos, they are now legitimising alliances against the jihadists. Although in theory, Iran, Syria and ...

 
Part 1 of 3 The Kurds: Washington’s Weapon Of Mass Destabilization In The Middle East
13 Aug 2017 08:11

Part 1 of 3 The Kurds: Washington’s Weapon Of Mass Destabilization In The Middle East

Islam Times - Like the Palestinians, the Kurds aspire to dispose of their own state. However, since the dislocation of the Ottoman Empire, some of their leaders have favored alliances with some imperialist powers rather than those with their neighbors. These leaders - and the families attached to them ...

 
OIC Urges Peaceful Resolution of Kashmir Dispute, India Rejects Call
13 Aug 2017 06:35

OIC Urges Peaceful Resolution of Kashmir Dispute, India Rejects Call

Islam Times - The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Friday reaffirmed its support to the peaceful resolution of the Kashmir dispute in accordance with relevant UN Security Council resolutions.

 
This April 15, 2017 picture released from North Korea
13 Aug 2017 03:49

All people are rising up to retaliate against the US: North Korea

Islam Times - Pyongyang has claimed that at least 3.5 million people have joined the North Korean army to defend the country in the case of a war with the US.

 
A Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) missile interceptor belonging to the Japanese military is deployed outside the Defense Ministry headquarters in Tokyo on August 11, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
12 Aug 2017 09:06

Japan deploys missile system after N Korea threat to hit Guam

Islam Times - Tokyo has reportedly begun deploying Patriot missile systems after North Korea threatened to target the US Pacific territory of Guam with ballistic missiles traveling over the Japanese skies.

 
North Korea: Fire, Fury and Fear
12 Aug 2017 07:45

North Korea: Fire, Fury and Fear

Islam Times - Alarm bells ringing as rampant speculation breaks out over Pyongyang's 'possible' miniaturized nuclear warheads.