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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (L) and Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz hold a joint press conference after their meeting in Warsaw, Poland, on January 27, 2018. (AFP photo)
28 Jan 2018 05:13

US, allies in Europe, irked by new Russia gas pipeline scheme

Islam Times - US authorities have voiced deep frustration over a planned Russian pipeline that would bypass Washington’s allies in Central Europe and carry gas to Germany.

A file photo of German female soldiers
27 Jan 2018 11:21

Sexual harassment saw 80% rise in German army in 2017

Islam Times - The number of sexual harassment cases among the unified armed forces of Germany, known as the Bundeswehr, reportedly increased by over 80 percent in 2017, compared to the previous year.

Arthur Wagner former leading member of anti-Islam Alternative for Germany party converts to Islam
27 Jan 2018 04:00

Senior Member of German Far-Right, Anti-Islam Party Becomes Muslim

Islam Times - A former leading member of anti-Islam Alternative for Germany (AfD) party in Brandenburg has converted to Islam.

Martin Schulz, the leader of Germany’s Social Democratic (SPD) Party, speaks with journalists as he inspects the venue of a party congress in Bonn, western Germany, January 20, 2018. (Photo by AFP)
21 Jan 2018 11:58

Germany’s SPD to decide on coalition talks

Islam Times - Germany’s Social Democratic (SPD) Party is scheduled to hold a meeting on Sunday to decide whether the center-left party should initiate formal coalition talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives, a decision that may help pull the European country out of a protracted political ...

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel speaks at a press conference in Berlin on January 17, 2018. (Photo by AFP)
20 Jan 2018 07:27

'Germany, France must work to deepen European union'

Islam Times - Berlin must work with Paris to improve and deepen the European union, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel urged as his Social Democrats weigh renewing a coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel.

A file photo of Saudi-led forces on the outskirts of the southern Yemen port city of Aden
20 Jan 2018 07:22

Germany stops arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Islam Times - Germany has stopped selling weapons to Saudi Arabia and almost all of its allies waging war on Yemen, in a decision likely to have both an impact on the Riyadh regime and a domino effect on other Western and non-Western countries exporting arms to Saudi Arabia.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (C), leader of Germany
15 Jan 2018 04:25

Leaders of Germany’s SPD critical of coalition plan with Merkel

Islam Times - Senior figures in Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) have voiced concerns about a plan for forming a new coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives, saying the SPD should have imposed more of its conditions on the other side.

Children of ISIS Terrorists Heading to Germany
10 Jan 2018 04:59

Children of ISIS Terrorists Heading to Germany

Islam Times - Over 100 infants and children of terrorists who left Germany to fight for the ISIS terrorist group are expected by in the country amid concerns about the radicalization of minors.

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu speaks at a press conference in the Turkish capital, Ankara, September 14, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
6 Jan 2018 11:19

Turkish foreign minister to visit Germany to ‘restart’ ties

Islam Times - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will meet with his German counterpart, Sigmar Gabriel, on Saturday, in an attempt to enhance bilateral ties, which strained following a July 2016 abortive coup in Turkey.

Beatrix von Storch, the deputy leader of Germany’s anti-immigration AfD party, takes part in the congress of the party in Hanover, northern Germany, December 3, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
2 Jan 2018 09:13

German MP faces probe over anti-Muslim remarks

Islam Times - A lawmaker from Germany’s far-right AfD party faces a police investigation for social media posts offensive to Muslims.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel poses for a photograph after the recording of her annual New Year’s speech, at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, on December 30, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
31 Dec 2017 12:08

Germany’s Merkel vows to address political rift

Islam Times - German Chancellor Angela Merkel has vowed to address ongoing political divisions in Germany by prioritizing social cohesion and swiftly forming a new government.

German pilots ground over 220 flights, refuse to deport Afghan refugees
6 Dec 2017 17:58

German pilots ground over 220 flights, refuse to deport Afghan refugees

German pilots in the course of 2017 have stopped more than 220 planned flights that were supposed to repatriate refugees to Afghanistan.

Sigmar Gabriel
5 Dec 2017 21:45

German FM Says US Dominance Becoming History, Calls for EU Independence

Islam Times - Germany’s foreign minister says the world order is changing and the role of the US as a dominant world leader is declining under the Trump administration, emphasizing Berlin needs to defend its interests more actively, even if it means standing up to Washington.

Germany Consider Wives, Children of ISIS Terrorists as Security Threats
3 Dec 2017 20:34

Germany Consider Wives, Children of ISIS Terrorists as Security Threats

Islam Times - The head of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency has expressed concern about the threat posed by ISIS terrorists' family members returning to the country from Syria and Iraq.

Iran, German universities to stage joint concert
11 Nov 2017 18:30

Iran, German universities to stage joint concert

Islam times – Gholamreza Akrami, the President of Iran’s Art University recounted the agreements he reached with German and Austrian universities during his visit to the two countries.

German-Russian Rapprochement is Timely... and Crucial
27 Oct 2017 19:13

German-Russian Rapprochement is Timely... and Crucial

Islam Times - The visit to Moscow this week by German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier heralds a growing rapprochement between the two countries. That’s not just good news for bilateral business ties. It is key to unlocking the dangerous East-West crisis.

A file photo of the Israeli military’s German-made Dolphin-Class submarine
21 Oct 2017 10:58

Germany approves submarine deal with Israel despite graft probe: Reports

Islam times - Reports say the German government has secretly given the go-ahead to a controversial deal for the sale of three nuclear-capable submarines to Israel despite an ongoing graft probe into the agreement.

This undated photo shows German journalist Mesale Tolu with her three-year-old son.
12 Oct 2017 03:52

German journalist remanded in custody in Turkey

Islam Times - A court in Turkey has remanded in custody a German journalist over terrorism charges in what could further escalate tensions between the country and the German government.

German Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt of the Christian Social Union (CSU) party gives a press conference on September 26, 2017 in Berlin, two days after general elections. (Photo by AFP)
11 Oct 2017 04:43

Germany may form government next year: Merkel ally

Islam Times - Germany may need to wait until next year for a new government as the three blocs trying to form an alliance are so far apart they will need a deeply detailed coalition deal, a senior Bavarian ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel has told Reuters.

Germany and Russia
4 Oct 2017 05:04

Germany and Russia's Bond of War & Peace

Islam Times - No other countries on the Eurasian continent suffered so much from war than Germany and Russia. But perhaps out of this mutually painful experience of horror and loss, the two powerhouses can in partnership forge a new geopolitical direction.