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German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks at a press conference in Berlin, June 15, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
17 Jun 2017 07:26

Merkel concerned about US bans on Russia, too

Islam Times - German Chancellor Angela Merkel shares concerns with other European officials that the newly-proposed anti-Russia sanctions could harm the European economy, her spokesman says.

 
German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto shake hands at the Palacio Nacional in Mexico City on June 9, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
10 Jun 2017 08:11

Merkel backs Mexico on NAFTA talks with US

Islam Times - Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday backed Mexico to press for a successful renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement with Donald Trump, thanking its government for keeping German interests in mind during the talks.

 
Germany Mulls Transferring Troops from Turkey to Jordan
7 Jun 2017 08:49

Germany Mulls Transferring Troops from Turkey to Jordan

Islam Times - German officials say Berlin will have to pull its forces out of the Incirlik air force base in Turkey to Jordan after Ankara denied German lawmakers a visit to the military airport.

 
German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen, right, meets with soldiers during a visit of the German armed forces at Incirlik air base, Turkey, January 21, 2016. (Photo by AP)
29 May 2017 10:30

Germany may withdraw troops from Turkey within 2 weeks

Islam Times - Germany, by mid-June, will decide whether to pull out its troops from Turkey after Ankara in a controversial move refused to grant German lawmakers access to a key NATO base on its soil near Syria, an official says.

 
German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivers a speech during a joint campaigning event of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and the Christian Social Union (CSU) in Munich, southern Germany, on May 27, 2017. (AFP photo)
29 May 2017 10:11

US, Britain no longer reliable partners for EU: Merkel

Islam Times - German Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned members of the European Union (EU) that they should no longer count on the United States and Britain as reliable partners, saying that the continental bloc "must take its fate into its own hands.”

 
Incirlik Air Base New Berlin-Ankara Dispute Point
25 May 2017 06:32

Incirlik Air Base New Berlin-Ankara Dispute Point

Islam Times - A week ago, Ankara barred the German lawmakers from meeting the German troops stationed at Turkey's Incirlic air base as part of the so-called anti-ISIS coalition's mission.

 
Militants from the so-called Free Syrian Army disembark from an armored vehicle near the town of Bizaah northeast of the city of al-Bab, some 30 kilometers from the Syrian city of Aleppo, on February 4, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
23 May 2017 07:05

German court puts on trial Syrian militant leader for war crimes

Islam Times - A court in Germany has put on trial a former Syrian militant leader, who stands accused of allegedly leading a rebel group responsible for torture and killings of civilians supporting the government of President Bashar al-Assad.

 
German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen gives a statement after attending a session of the German parliament
21 May 2017 04:33

Germany sees Jordan airbase as suitable substitute for Turkey's Incirlik

Islam Times - German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen has announced that an airbase in Jordan shows potential as a replacement for Turkey's Incirlik base.

 
Ankara police headquarters viewed through a car
9 May 2017 08:22

Germany gives asylum to ‘coup-linked’ Turkish soldiers

Islam Times - Germany has reportedly granted refugee status to several Turkish soldiers and their families based in NATO facilities as Ankara keeps up its massive purge in the aftermath of last July’s failed military coup.

 
President Erdogan
8 May 2017 07:14

Hundreds of Turkish Officials Request Asylum in Germany: Report

Islam Times - Nearly 450 Turkish diplomats, military officers, judges and other public officers have applied for asylum in German.

 
A file photo showing German medals dating back to the Second World War ( Photo via RT)
8 May 2017 05:05

Germany searching all army barracks for Nazi memorabilia

Islam Times - Germany has called for the inspection of all the country’s army barracks after memorabilia commemorating the Nazi army were found in a garrison.

 
Karin Prien (R) and members of the Conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) party react after the first election polls on Schleswig-Holstein state elections in Kiel, northern Germany, on May 7, 2017. (AFP photo)
8 May 2017 05:00

Merkel’s CDU leads in local elections

Islam Times - The early results of a local election in northern Germany have suggested that Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives CDU party is scoring a strong win over the center-left Social Democrats (SPD).

 
Merkel Wants End to Saudi Aggression on Yemen as Germany Agrees to Train Saudi Soldiers
1 May 2017 09:18

Merkel Wants End to Saudi Aggression on Yemen as Germany Agrees to Train Saudi Soldiers

Islam Times - Germany urged on Sunday Saudi Arabia to halt its deadly aggression against Yemen, while Berlin has been supporting the oil-rich kingdom with arms.

 
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel speaks during a press conference in Berlin on April 26, 2017. (AFP photo)
29 Apr 2017 12:51

Ivanka Trump accused of nepotism by German foreign minister

Islam Times - German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has criticized the daughter of US President Donald Trump, Ivanka, for her role as an adviser in the White House, describing it as a form of "nepotism."

 
This combination of photos shows German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) and French presidential candidate for the “En Marche!” movement Emmanuel Macron. (By AFP)
29 Apr 2017 07:35

Macron would be ‘strong’ president for France: German chancellor

Islam Times - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that Emmanuel Macron would be a strong president for France and she hoped he would win a run-off on May 7 against far-right leader Marine Le Pen.

 
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel (C) speaks with his staff before giving a press conference at a hotel in Jerusalem al-Quds, April 25, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
26 Apr 2017 08:38

I don’t want to be Israel’s political ‘plaything’: German FM

Islam Times - Germany’s foreign minister says he does not want to be “a plaything” for Israel’s politicking after the regime’s prime minister refused to receive him over the senior diplomat’s meeting with pro-Palestine advocacy groups.

 
The Afghan nationals whose asylum applications have been rejected arrive from Germany in an airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, December 15, 2016. (Photo by AFP)
24 Apr 2017 09:08

Germany ‘rejects most Afghan asylum requests in 2017’

Islam Times - Germany has in the span of two months rejected the asylum requests of more than half of the Afghan refugees who had traveled 7,000 kilometers in search of a better life in the European country.

 
Afghans, whose asylum applications have been rejected, arrive from Germany in Kabul airport, March 28, 2017. (Photo by Reuters)
23 Apr 2017 10:53

Thousands of ex-Taliban militants may have entered Germany

Islam Times - A report claims that thousands of Afghan refugees suspected to be former Taliban militants may have entered Germany over the past two years.

 
Germany Sells Arms to UAE Despite the Yemen Conflict
16 Apr 2017 05:54

Germany Sells Arms to UAE Despite the Yemen Conflict

Islam Times - Germany has approved more major weapons deals with the UAE, including deliveries of high-caliber ammunition despite the UAE’s involvement in the conflict in Yemen that has caused famine and a humanitarian disaster.

 
Muslims Must Adopt Europe’s Values or Get Out: German Minister
15 Apr 2017 11:54

Muslims Must Adopt Europe’s Values or Get Out: German Minister

Islam Times - A German minister has brazenly stated that Muslims who migrate to Europe must adopt the continent's values or move elsewhere.