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Myanmarese Army’s Rape of Rohingya Women Methodical, Sweeping: Report
11 Dec 2017 21:27

Myanmarese Army’s Rape of Rohingya Women Methodical, Sweeping: Report

Islam Times - Rohingya women have been subjected to “methodical” and “sweeping” rape by Myanmarese army forces, an investigation conducted by the Associated Press revealed.

 
Philippine president asks Congress to extend martial law across South
11 Dec 2017 09:29

Philippine president asks Congress to extend martial law across South

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte asked Congress on Monday to extend martial law across the southern third of the country until the end of next year to combat Daesh militants and communists.

 
Malaysian Troops
10 Dec 2017 06:15

Malaysia Ready to Contribute Troops for Al Quds Liberation

Islam Times - Malaysian army is ready to perform its duty towards the issue facing al-Quds (Jerusalem), the country's Defense Minister Hishammuddin Hussein has said.

 
Jared Kushner, Bin Salman Wreaking Havoc in West Asia
10 Dec 2017 05:23

Jared Kushner, Bin Salman Wreaking Havoc in West Asia

Islam Times - The entire Middle East, from Palestine to Yemen, appears set to burst into flames after this week. The region was already teetering on the edge, but recent events have only made things worse. And while the mayhem should be apparent to any casual observer, what’s less obvious is Jared Kushner’s ...

 
Asian markets look to recovery of Iran’s LPG exports
9 Dec 2017 07:39

Asian markets look to recovery of Iran’s LPG exports

Iran's LPG export program has extended its decline for a fourth month in December, even though the South Pars gas field resumed production around three weeks ago after two months' maintenance, trade sources said this week.

 
‘Say the Word’: What the Rohingya Struggle is Really About
8 Dec 2017 20:31

‘Say the Word’: What the Rohingya Struggle is Really About

Pope Francis lost a historical opportunity to truly set his legacy apart from previous Popes. Alas, for him, too, political expediency trumped all else. In his visit to Burma (Myanmar) on November 27, he refrained from using the word “Rohingya.”

 
Iran, China inching closer to ditching dollar in mutual trade
8 Dec 2017 13:40

Iran, China inching closer to ditching dollar in mutual trade

Indications are growing that Iran and China are moving closer to a plan to eliminate the dollar from their mutual trade transactions.

 
North Korea Pushes US to Negotiating Table?
8 Dec 2017 10:35

North Korea Pushes US to Negotiating Table?

Just when the crisis in US-North Korean relations could not seem more bleak, this week sees a chance that the two sides could be moving quietly towards a diplomatic resolution. The arrival of senior United Nations diplomat Jeffrey Feltman in Pyongyang for four days of discussions with top officials ...

 
Senior UN official starts rare visit to North Korea
5 Dec 2017 07:29

Senior UN official starts rare visit to North Korea

The United Nations (UN)’s undersecretary-general for political affairs has traveled to North Korea on a rare visit at the invitation of Pyongyang for a “policy dialog,” amid heightening tensions over the North Korean weapons program.

 
Why US Seeking Jordanian Alternative to Qatar’s Al-Udeid Air Base?
3 Dec 2017 22:36

Why US Seeking Jordanian Alternative to Qatar’s Al-Udeid Air Base?

Setting up military bases in various parts of the world, especially in geopolitically and economically significant positions, has been one of the major ways through which the global powers secured their interests. The military doctrine of the US that has largest number of military bases in foreign territories,...

 
Pope, in Bangladesh, avoids uttering Rohingya Muslims
1 Dec 2017 08:03

Pope, in Bangladesh, avoids uttering Rohingya Muslims

Islam times - - Pope Francis has arrived in Bangladesh from Myanmar, urging the international community to address the plight of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims in the country.

 
UAE: Qatar responsible for war crimes complaint to ICC
29 Nov 2017 07:30

UAE: Qatar responsible for war crimes complaint to ICC

Islam times - The United Arab Emirates (UAE)’s state foreign minister has reacted angrily to a lawsuit filed by a UK-based NGO with the International Criminal Court (ICC) over Abu Dhabi’s war crimes in Yemen, describing it as a “media” campaign by Qatar amid the diplomatic dispute between the two sides....

 
North Korea confirms nuclear statehood, says can now target anywhere in US
29 Nov 2017 05:26

North Korea confirms nuclear statehood, says can now target anywhere in US

Islam times - North Korea has confirmed that it has now achieved full nuclear statehood after successfully launching a new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), which it said is capable of reaching anywhere in the United States.

 
Iran, Bangladesh navy delegation discuss bilateral matters
28 Nov 2017 10:20

Iran, Bangladesh navy delegation discuss bilateral matters

Islam times - - The Iranian naval delegation, who is in Bangladesh to attend International Maritime Search and Rescue Exercise (IMMSAREX), met and talked with Bangladesh navy head in Dhaka.

 
Nepal votes in first provincial polls amid democracy hopes
26 Nov 2017 14:53

Nepal votes in first provincial polls amid democracy hopes

Islam times - Residents of mountain villages and foothill towns voted Sunday in Nepal's first provincial polls, with the hope of bringing government closer to the Himalayan nation's rural and remote areas.

 
Bangladesh, Myanmar Agree to Repatriate over 600,000 Rohingya Refugees in 2 Months
24 Nov 2017 12:40

Bangladesh, Myanmar Agree to Repatriate over 600,000 Rohingya Refugees in 2 Months

Islam times - - Bangladesh has reached an agreement with Myanmar to repatriate hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees, who were displaced by the Buddhist regime’s ethnic cleansing polices Since August.

 
Russia opposes militarization of Asia over North Korea pretext
24 Nov 2017 11:33

Russia opposes militarization of Asia over North Korea pretext

Islam times - Russia is opposed to the militarization of Asia under the pretext of countering perceived threats from North Korea, says Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

 
Rights groups urge intl. monitoring of Rohingya’s return
24 Nov 2017 08:37

Rights groups urge intl. monitoring of Rohingya’s return

Islam times -Prominent human rights groups have called on international agencies to monitor the safe return of Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar, as global pressure mounts on the country over state-sponsored violence that has externally displaced hundreds of thousands from the minority group.

 
Three US Arrangements in Alliance with India against China
21 Nov 2017 07:30

Three US Arrangements in Alliance with India against China

Islam Times - In the post-Cold War years that marked end of the global bipolar order, the US rose to be recognized as the international police and the world’s hegemonic power. Francis Fukuyama, among other political scientists, wrote books about the new world order. He wrote “The End of History and ...

 
South Korea confirms H5N6 bird flu at duck farm
19 Nov 2017 15:17

South Korea confirms H5N6 bird flu at duck farm

Islam times - South Korea on Sunday said it had confirmed an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu at a duck farm in the south west of the country and raised its bird flu alert level to the highest ranking.