US Air Force Increases Support for Turkey’s Incursion into Syria
Syrian government, armed militants name heads of Astana talks delegation
US to step up support for Turkey in Syria’s al-Bab: Commander
Coming Syria Peace Talks; Empty Hands of Militants, Their Supporters
Terrorists Assassinate Syrian Settlement Envoy in Damascus
Anti-Syria group asks Israel to confront Assad
249 civilians killed in Turkish assaults against northern Syria: Observatory
Anti-regime demo turns violent in Bahrain amid fears of more killings
UN shocked by Manama regime’s execution of three activists
Bahrain uses hooligans to suppress dissent
Drives behind Bahrain Regime’s Clampdown on Opposition
Bahrainis keep on protesting over execution of three activists
HRW 2017 World Report: Bahrain, Accelerated Repression Jeopardizes Activists
The Guardian: Human Rights Abuses in Bahrain Cast Shadow over £2m UK Aid Support
Islam Times - Sudan has called on the United Nations-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) to close its human rights office in the capital Khartoum.
Islam Times - Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has declared a 90-day state of emergency, citing foreign interference in the presidential election of December.
Islam Times - Gambia’s opposition leader Adama Barrow, who was declared the winner of the December presidential election, has landed in neighboring Senegal, where he will remain until his planned inauguration this week.
Islam Times - Algeria security forces have reportedly disbanded an international espionage network working for the Israeli regime in the North African country.
Islam Times - A deal has been reached between the Ivory Coast’s government and the mutinous troops, days after a group of dissident army soldiers took over army bases in cities across the West African country, demanding bonus payments.
Islam Times - Outgoing US President Barack Obama has eased some of the economic sanctions imposed against Sudan, aiming to improve relations with the Islamic country.
Islam Times - South African authorities have announced rare incidents of Islamophobic attacks on two mosques in the major city of Cape Town, where places of worship were defaced with blood sprayed on walls.
Islam Times - Ghana’s new president, Nana Akufo-Addo, has been sworn in after defeating incumbent John Dramani Mahama in last month’s peaceful elections.
Islam Times - West African leaders will continue mediation to ensure the peaceful transfer of power in The Gambia and have no plans to deploy armed forces to the country “for now,” says Liberia’s president.
Islam Times - Ivory Coast's Defense Minister Alain Richard Donwahi has been released after being held hostage by a group of mutinous troops in Bouake.
Islam Times - Heavy gunfire has been heard near the main military base in Ivory Coast’s second largest city of Bouake as disgruntled soldiers remain in control of the city after waging a mutiny over wages.
Islam Times - West African leaders are set to gather in Ghana to resolve the political deadlock in the Gambia.
Islam Times - Africa has seen the most dramatic growth in the deployment of America’s elite troops of any region of the globe over the past decade, according to newly released numbers.
Islam Times - Responding to Nigerian president remarks that Shiite should "renounce violence", the country’s Muslim Shiite group said they have never been violent.
Islam Times - The government of the Congolese President Joseph Kabila has reportedly reached an agreement with opposition parties to end the current political crisis in the Congo over his refusal to step down following a defeat in recent polls.
Islam Times - Sudanese lawmakers have voted for a constitutional amendment that will reinstate the post of prime minister after more than two decades.
Islam Times - Hundreds of people took to the streets in Nigeria to support the leader of Bahraini opposition who faces a trial in the country.
Islam Time - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari says government troops have inflicted a heavy defeat on the Boko Haram Takfiri terrorist group by capturing the group’s last stronghold in the country’s northeast.
Islam Times - Political parties in the Democratic Republic of Congo have stopped negotiations before finalizing a power transition agreement, under which President Joseph Kabila will leave office next year.
Islam Times - The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) says it will deploy troops to the Gambia if longtime President Yahya Jammeh does not leave office at the end of his mandate in January.
Islam Times - The UN Security Council has rejected a resolution drafted by the US that would have imposed an arms embargo on South Sudan.