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Scotland Moves towards Second Independence Referendum
14 Mar 2017 09:27

Scotland Moves towards Second Independence Referendum

Islam Times - Scotland will move to hold a second referendum on independence from the United Kingdom, the country's First Minister confirmed on Monday.

 
Sinn Fein party president Gerry Adams (C) stands with Sinn Fein
14 Mar 2017 08:21

Sinn Fein calls for ‘unity referendum’ ahead of Brexit

Islam Times - Irish nationalist political party Sinn Fein has called for a referendum to leave the UK “as soon as possible.”

 
British parliament rejects more rights for EU nationals after Brexit
14 Mar 2017 08:20

British parliament rejects more rights for EU nationals after Brexit

Islam Times - The British lower house of parliament has rejected a bid to give MPs more power over the final terms of Brexit as well as more rights to EU nationals living in the UK after the leaves the European Union.

 
Scottish referendum
14 Mar 2017 04:38

Scottish referendum 'political theater'

Islam Times - Scotland’s plan for a second referendum to split from Britain, much like the UK's referendum to leave the EU, is a “political theater” as people do not have any control over what the political masters do, says an analyst in London.

 
Syrian refugees carry their belongings as they wait to enter Jordanian side of the Hadalat border crossing, a military zone east of the capital Amman, after arriving from Syria on May 4, 2016.
13 Mar 2017 11:39

UK sending Syrians back to abusive countries

Islam Times - The UK government has been using the European Union’s faulty laws to send Syrian refugees back to eastern European countries where they were abused, a new report shows.

 
UK parliament should support people’s will
13 Mar 2017 07:15

UK parliament should support people’s will

Isalm Times - The UK parliament should support the people’s will to take the country out of the European Union, an analyst in London says, raising the alarm over a growing division between the lawmakers over Brexit.

 
British Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union David Davis
13 Mar 2017 07:12

UK Parliament must not have power to veto EU exit: Brexit minister

Islam Times - Britain’s Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union (Brexit Minister) David Davis says the UK Parliament must not have the power to veto the country’s referendum to withdraw from the EU.

 
The UK Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), aka the Doughnut, in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.
13 Mar 2017 06:14

UK parties warned against Russia hacking

Islam Times - British intelligence services have warned the country’s political parties to beef up their cyber security and protect themselves from hacking attacks by foreign countries such as Russia, according to a new report.

 
British Prime Minister Theresa May
12 Mar 2017 10:17

Brexit without EU trade deal to cause 'economic shock'

Islam Times - A leaked British Treasury report has warned of “serious consequences” if the UK abandons the European Union without a trade deal.

 
British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in London, on March 8, 2017.
12 Mar 2017 04:39

MPs blast May over lack of plan if Brexit talks collapse

Islam Times - A group of British MPs has accused Prime Minister Theresa May of endangering the UK’s national interest by not preparing for the “real prospect” that two years of Brexit negotiations could end in an impasse.

 
Swiss are no Longer Proposing Statement on Bahrain
11 Mar 2017 09:30

Swiss are no Longer Proposing Statement on Bahrain

Islam Times - Labour MP in House of Commons of the United Kingdom Emily Thornberry asked the British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, on March 6, 2017, about the UK Government's policy regarding the proposed Swiss statement at the UN Human Rights Council on Bahrain; and if he is to issue a statement....

 
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) meets with British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson at his office in East Jerusalem al-Quds, on March 8, 2017
9 Mar 2017 05:43

UK backs two-state solution, wants Israel ‘in peace with neighbors’

Islam Times - British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson reiterates the UK support for a two-state solution in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, asserting that Tel Aviv should make peace with its neighbors.

 
British Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond arriving for the weekly meeting of the cabinet at 10 Downing Street in central London on February 7, 2017.
6 Mar 2017 08:02

Britain to ‘fight back’ in Brexit talks with EU

Islam Times - British Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond says the UK will “fight back” to get what it wants in talks with the European Union to leave the bloc.

 
Activists Call on UK to Apologize for Creation of Israeli Regime
5 Mar 2017 11:13

Activists Call on UK to Apologize for Creation of Israeli Regime

Islam Times - Activists have called on Britain to apologize for causing a century of suffering for the Palestinians through its support for a document that paved the way for the Israeli occupation of Arab lands.

 
UK FM to Visit Russia for High-Level Talks
5 Mar 2017 11:07

UK FM to Visit Russia for High-Level Talks

Islam Times - British foreign minister is set to visits Russia in the coming weeks for "high-level talks," UK Foreign Office said on Saturday.

 
Britain Refuses to Back UN statement Condemning Bahrain’s Human Rights Abuses
5 Mar 2017 04:01

Britain Refuses to Back UN statement Condemning Bahrain’s Human Rights Abuses

Islam Times - The British government has refused to back a joint United Nations statement criticising Bahrain over its deteriorating human rights record.

 
The Union flag flies from a flagpole near to the Elizabeth Tower, also known as Big Ben at the Houses of Parliament in central London on March 1, 2017.
4 Mar 2017 11:40

UK could quit EU without paying Brexit bill

Islam Times - The UK will not be legally obliged to contribute towards the European Union’s budget if no exit deal is reached, according to a report by Parliament, which will likely raise tensions with Brussels during the Brexit talks.

 
British Prime Minister Theresa May addresses the 2017 Scottish Conservatives Spring Conference at the Clyde Auditorium in Glasgow, March 3, 2017.
4 Mar 2017 05:49

Scotland ‘obsessed’ with independence, should remain part of UK: May

Islam Times - British Prime Minister Theresa May has blasted Scotland’s “obsession” with independence from the UK, saying the country needs to stay united as it withdraws from the European Union.

 
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon (L) and UK Prime Minister Theresa May
28 Feb 2017 12:40

Time running out for UK to stop Scotland independence bid: Sturgeon

Islam Times - The government of British Prime Minister Theresa May is pushing Scotland towards another independence bid, says Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, warning London that “time is running out” for making amends.

 
Main building of the University of Exeter in South West England, United Kingdom
28 Feb 2017 05:24

Two British universities halt pro-Palestinian events

Islam Times - Two British universities have been accused of undermining freedom of speech after cancelling an annual pro-Palestinian event aimed at raising awareness about human rights violations in the occupied territories.