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Australian Activists Protest Myanmarese Regime’s Visit
19 Mar 2018 04:30

Australian Activists Protest Myanmarese Regime’s Visit

Islam Times - Activists gathered in Sydney to protest visit of Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi to Australia as the Buddhist regime of Myanmar is internationally blamed for "ethnic cleansing" of Rohingya Muslim minority.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (photo by AFP)
14 Mar 2018 10:59

‘Japan's Abe considering summit with North Korean leader’

Islam Times - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is reportedly considering holding a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, despite earlier reservations about dialog with Pyongyang.

In this file photo taken on November 2, 2017, Rohingya Muslim refugees who were stranded after leaving Myanmar walk towards the Balukhali refugee camp after crossing the border in Bangladesh
14 Mar 2018 06:33

UN: Myanmar government destroying Rakhine's Rohingya Muslims

Islam Times - The UN Secretary General's Special Adviser for the Prevention of Genocide says all the evidence he has received shows that the Myanmar government tried to utterly destroy Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state.

In this file photo, taken on September 6, 2017, a Rohingya refugee girl is seen crying in front of newly-arrived refugees who fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar in Ukhiya. (By AFP)
13 Mar 2018 10:09

UN experts slam Facebook for allowing hate material to spread against Rohingya in Myanmar

Islam Times - United Nations human rights experts have slammed the online social media platform Facebook for allowing the incitement of violence against Rohingya Muslims in the Buddhists-majority country of Myanmar.

Indian forces are seen on a road in Srinagar, Kashmir, on March 7, 2018. (Photo by Reuters)
12 Mar 2018 09:29

Indian soldiers kill three militants in Kashmir

Islam Times - Three militants have been killed in a gun battle with Indian forces in the Himalayan region of Kashmir.

This re-framed handout combination image of two satellite photographs, released by Amnesty International and DigitalGlobe on March 12, 2018, shows before and after images of the village of Pa Da Kar Ywar Thit in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, showing military bases built on Rohingya land. (Original photos via AFP)
12 Mar 2018 09:23

Myanmar builds military bases on Rohingya land: Amnesty

Islam Times - An international rights organization has revealed that Myanmar’s military forces are building army bases in locations where Rohingya Muslims used to live before a campaign of state-sponsored violence drove them out.

A television screen shows a news report with pictures of US President Donald Trump (L) and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at a railway station in Seoul, South Korea, March 9, 2018. (Photo by AFP)
12 Mar 2018 09:15

North Korea yet to comment on Trump-Kim meeting plan: South Korea

Islam Times - South Korea says it has not yet received an official response from the North about a summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, which the American president has said is being planned for May.

This AFP combination of pictures created on March 09, 2018 shows North Korea leader Kim Jong-un (L) and US President Donald Trump
12 Mar 2018 09:09

Ex-CIA official says Trump ‘could have gotten more’ for Kim meeting

Islam Times - US President Donald Trump “could have gotten more” for meeting with North Korea leader Kim Jong-un, says a former CIA official.

Why should North Korea trust Trump?
12 Mar 2018 08:51

Why should North Korea trust Trump?

Islam Times - North Korea leader Kim Jong-un has legitimate reasons to doubt US President Donald Trump’s real intentions for a meeting, says an American political commentator, noting that Washington has already walked back many of its promises to other countries.

Latifa, daughter of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (pictured), says she has fled the United Arab Emirates to live a normal life. (Photo by Detained in Dubai)
11 Mar 2018 05:37

Dubai ruler’s daughter secretly jailed for over three years, drugged in hospital

Islam Times - The daughter of the vice president and prime minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has reportedly fled the Persian Gulf kingdom after being secretly jailed for three years and four months and drugged in hospital for her dissidence....

Japanese Fukushima locals protest handling of nuclear crisis
10 Mar 2018 09:31

Japanese Fukushima locals protest handling of nuclear crisis

Islam Times - More than a hundred locals in the Japanese city of Fukushima have taken to the streets to protest the government’s negligent handling of a nuclear crisis at a local plant.

United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra
10 Mar 2018 09:26

Philippine hits back at UN right chief

Islam Times - The Philippine foreign minister hit back on Saturday at the United Nations' human rights chief for issuing "irresponsible and disrespectful" comments about President Rodrigo Duterte, warning that such remarks could set a dangerous precedent.

A street screen shows a news report about US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un agreeing to meet, in Tokyo, Japan, March 9, 2018. (Photo by AFP)
10 Mar 2018 04:45

South Korea, China, Russia welcome possible meeting between Trump and Kim

Islam Times - An unexpected announcement that a meeting is being planned between the leaders of long-time adversaries the United States and North Korea has been welcomed by regional powers China and Russia as well as South Korea.

Rohingya Muslims fleeing Ethnic cleansing in Myanmar
8 Mar 2018 04:45

Ethnic Cleansing of Rohingya Continuing in Myanmar: UN

Islam Times - The Myanmar regime is continuing its "ethnic cleansing" of Rohingya, having shifted to a “lower intensity campaign of terror and forced starvation,” according to a UN human rights envoy.

Buddhist Mobs Attack Minority Muslims in Sri Lanka
8 Mar 2018 04:41

Buddhist Mobs Attack Minority Muslims in Sri Lanka

Islam Times - Buddhist mobs have attacked Sri Lanka’s Muslims overnight, burning and destroying mosques and businesses belonging to the minority community, police said on Wednesday.

What’s behind Joint US-Israeli Military Drills?
6 Mar 2018 10:21

What’s behind Joint US-Israeli Military Drills?

Islam Times - On Sunday, the US and the Israeli regime have begun joint military drills with the presence of thousands of troops, with the declared aim being improving combat readiness of the two sides’ militaries for a joint regional conflict and also exploring ways to address possible missile attacks....

This file photo shows South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myung-gyun (3rd-R) shaking hands with North Korean chief delegate Ri Son-gwon (3rd-L) during their meeting at the border truce village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) dividing the two Koreas, on January 9, 2018. (By AFP)
4 Mar 2018 12:46

South Korea ‘to send high-level delegation to North’

Islam Times - South Korea has announced a decision to send a high-level political delegation to the North, raising hopes for a diplomatic solution to the decades-long conflict on the Korean Peninsula.

US and South Korean army soldiers pose on a floating bridge on the Hantan River during a joint military exercise in Yeoncheon, South Korea, in December 2015. (Photo by AP)
4 Mar 2018 12:03

North Korea vows to 'counter' US over military drills with South

Islam Times - North Korea has warned that it would "counter the US by its own mode of counteraction" if Washington holds joint military exercises with Seoul.

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen (Photo by AP)
3 Mar 2018 09:47

Cambodia PM accuses US of lying about aid suspension

Islam Times - Cambodia’s prime minister has slammed the US administration for being dishonest about the “suspension” of aid to the Southeast Asian nation, saying Washington’s aid cut had actually taken place in 2016.

UAE Eyes Anti-Iran, Turkey Strains from Jewish Delegation
3 Mar 2018 09:23

UAE Eyes Anti-Iran, Turkey Strains from Jewish Delegation

Islam Times - In the past few years, the Israeli regime’s relations with some Arab states have come to surface, leaving behind a period of being shrouded in secrecy.