Islam Times - Latest News Sat, 21 Jan 2017 00:26:21 GMT /skins/default/en/normal01/ch01_newsfeed_logo.gif Islam Times 100 70 en Copyright (c) Islam Times, all rights reserved. Sat, 21 Jan 2017 00:26:21 GMT 60 Protests around world following US presidential inauguration Islam Times - Thousands of people have staged protest rallies across the world to express their deep displeasure at Donald Trump, who was sworn into office at an inauguration ceremony in Washington, DC, and officially became America's 45th president on Friday. Similar protest rallies turned violent in the US as police clashed with anti-Trump demonstrators in the capital. ]]> US Sat, 21 Jan 2017 01:52:09 GMT Americans should protest debauched political system not Trump Islam Times - An author and journalist believes that the anti-Trump demonstrators are protesting “the wrong thing,” while ignoring the major issue which is “America’s debauched political system.” ]]> US Sat, 21 Jan 2017 01:46:11 GMT Gambia’s Jammeh asks for extension of deadline to quit Islam Times - The Gambia’s long-time ruler Yahya Jammeh has asked the African Union and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to extend a midday deadline for him to step down. ]]> Africa Sat, 21 Jan 2017 01:44:23 GMT Turkish parliament votes in favor of constitution reform package Islam Times - Turkish lawmakers have voted in favor of a controversial reform bill that would grant additional executive powers to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ]]> Turkey Sat, 21 Jan 2017 01:43:18 GMT Trump signs executive order on Obamacare Islam Times - US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order aiming to “ease the burden of Obamacare" which covers some 20 million Americans. ]]> US Sat, 21 Jan 2017 01:42:03 GMT Gen. Mattis confirmed as next Pentagon chief Islam Times - The US Senate has confirmed retired Marine General James Mattis as the country’s next Secretary of Defense. ]]> US Sat, 21 Jan 2017 01:40:09 GMT Russia, Syria ink agreement on expanding Tartus naval base Islam Times - Russia and Syria have signed an agreement on the development and modernization of a leased military installation of the Russian Navy in the Mediterranean port city of Tartus, and extending operations there to the next decades. ]]> Syria Sat, 21 Jan 2017 01:16:12 GMT Police arrest over 200 anti-Trump protesters in Washington Islam Times - More than 200 protesters have been arrested in demonstrations during US President Donald Trump’s inauguration in Washington. ]]> US Sat, 21 Jan 2017 01:14:48 GMT UN criticizes Myanmar's treatment of Rohingya Muslims Islam Times - A United Nations rapporteur tasked with evaluating Myanmar's handling of the plight of Rohingya Muslims has criticized the country for its poor performance. ]]> Asia Sat, 21 Jan 2017 01:13:05 GMT Protests against execution of Shia activists rage on in Bahrain Islam Times - Anti-regime protests continue across Bahrain in strong condemnation of the recent execution of three Shia Muslim activists, whom the Al Khalifah regime alleged had killed three policemen during a pro-democracy demonstration back in March 2014. ]]> Bahrain Sat, 21 Jan 2017 01:10:08 GMT