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Leader of Britain
24 Apr 2017 09:09

UKIP whips up Islamophobia ahead of June election in Britain

Islam Times - The UK Independence Party (UKIP), which campaigned for Britain’s exit from the European Union in the 2016 referendum, is whipping up Islamophobia in the country ahead of the June election.

 
Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair
24 Apr 2017 09:04

Blair asks Labour voters to switch to other parties in June vote

Islam Times - Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has called on registered Labour Party voters to break ranks and vote Tory or Liberal Democrat in the upcoming general election, further challenging Jeremy Corbyn’s troubled leadership over the main opposition party.

 
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair attends a parade in central London, March 9, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
20 Apr 2017 08:02

UK early elections ‘dangerous’: Tony Blair

Islam Times - UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s call for an early general election has put the country in a “dangerous” situation, says former prime minister Tony Blair, asking voters to avoid handing ruling Tories the absolute majority.

 
Theresa May’s call for early election ‘cheap opportunism’
20 Apr 2017 06:54

Theresa May’s call for early election ‘cheap opportunism’

Islam Times - UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s call for an early general election was a display of “cheap opportunism” to defeat the Labour Party and win an absolute majority for her government, says a British academic.

 
British Prime Minister Theresa May waits for European Council President Donald Tusk outside 10 Downing street in central London, on April 6, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
19 Apr 2017 12:52

Theresa May defends decision to hold snap general election

Islam Times - British Prime Minister Theresa May has defended her decision to hold a snap general election one day after the surprise announcement.

 
Opposition Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn attends a Service of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey in central London on April 5, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
19 Apr 2017 12:49

Corbyn criticizes May for dodging debates after calling for snap election

Islam Times - British opposition Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn has criticized Prime Minister Theresa May for her decision not to participate in televised debates in the run-up to a snap general election.

 
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson looks on during a conference on Syria and the region at the Europa Building in Brussels on April 5, 2016. (Photo by AFP)
19 Apr 2017 11:56

Britain would join US in Syria air strikes: Johnson

Islam Times - British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says London will most probably support Washington in the event of further missile strikes on Syria.

 
Why Snap Election in Britain?
19 Apr 2017 06:09

Why Snap Election in Britain?

Islam Times - Britain’s Premier Theresa May on Tuesday called a snap general election on June 8 in a bid to get direct mandate for her plan to deliver a smooth British exit from the EU.

 
How will British Foreign Policy Look Like after Brexit?
15 Apr 2017 11:59

How will British Foreign Policy Look Like after Brexit?

Islam Times - Theresa May's decision to trigger the Article 50 of Treaty of Lisbon and so set in motion the Brexit process until March along with her emphasis on a full national control on the economic and immigration rules meant that Britain eyes complete exit from the European Union's Single Market ...

 
Daesh Attacked British Special Forces
15 Apr 2017 04:46

Daesh Attacked British Special Forces

Islam Times - Daesh launched a wave of suicide attacks on a British special forces training base in Syria. They used a vehicle bomb to break the defense lines of the al-Tanf garrison used by SAS and US Special Forces for training so-called ‘moderate Syrian rebels’.

 
An American Airlines plane flies over a fast food restaurant as it prepares to land at Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, California on March 21, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
10 Apr 2017 08:24

If they don’t hand in passwords, Britons, Germans, Frenchmen could be denied entry to US

Islam Times - As US President Donald Trump is mulling a tougher border action, reports say that his new “extreme vetting” policy could make agents ask Britons, Germans and the French entering the country to hand in passwords for their digital devices and social media pages or risk being denied entry....

 
UK Has No Influence in Intl Affairs: Russia
10 Apr 2017 07:59

UK Has No Influence in Intl Affairs: Russia

Islam Times - Russia slammed the UK after British foreign minister canceled an upcoming trip to Moscow following talks with the US, saying the decision shows Britain’s lack of "real influence" in international affairs.

 
Brexit: Securing a New English-speaking Union?
8 Apr 2017 04:28

Brexit: Securing a New English-speaking Union?

Islam Times - It’s becoming clear that there is a far more ambitious strategy behind Great Britain’s exit from the European Union, the so-called Brexit.

 
Former London mayor and long-time Palestinian rights campaigner Ken Livingstone is the latest victim of the UK Labour Party’s witch hunt over alleged anti-Semitism.
8 Apr 2017 04:27

How Israel Lobby Manufactured UK Labour Party’s anti-Semitism Crisis

Islam Times - Last year, socialist stalwart Jeremy Corbyn won the leadership of the UK’s Labour Party by a landslide.

 
May trying to base Britain’s future on war crimes
6 Apr 2017 08:03

May trying to base Britain’s future on war crimes

Islam Times - British Prime Minster Theresa May is “positioning herself in defense of grand war criminals” in order to boost her country’s economy, according to a political commentator in London, but “you can’t base growth or even the future of the country on war crimes.”

 
The Spanish vessel Infanta Cristina was chased out of British territorial waters off Gibraltar. (HM Government of Gibraltar/PA)
5 Apr 2017 13:16

Royal Navy boat chases Spanish warship out of Gibraltar waters

Islam Times - A British Royal Navy patrol boat chased a Spanish warship out of Gibraltar’s territorial waters in the latest spat between the UK and Spain over the disputed enclave’s future after Brexit.

 
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (R) meets with British Prime Minister Theresa May in the capital Riyadh, April 4, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
5 Apr 2017 13:13

May discusses closer ties with Saudi crown prince

Islam Times - UK Prime Minister Theresa May has met with Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, on a trip to ensure strong ties with the kingdom as Britain prepares to leave the European Union.

 
What’s Behind British PM’s Visit to Jordan, Saudi Arabia?
5 Apr 2017 11:28

What’s Behind British PM’s Visit to Jordan, Saudi Arabia?

Islam Times - British Prime Minister Theresa May began a trip on Monday to the West Asia to visit Jordan and then Saudi Arabia in a bid to re-accentuate the security bonds between London and the Arab countries. The official visit comes after the British leader travelled to the region in early December ...

 
Jordan
4 Apr 2017 09:44

May, King Abdullah of Jordan discuss terrorism, ties

Islam Times - British Prime Minister Theresa May and Jordan’s King Abullah II have met in the kingdom’s capital of Amman, discussing terrorism and cooperation on various levels in the wake of Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union.

 
Sinn Fein
4 Apr 2017 05:23

Northern Ireland parties resume talks on forming government

Islam Times - Northern Ireland's squabbling political parties have reconvened in Belfast in an attempt to end a stalemate that has left the region without a functioning government for almost three months.