Islam Times - President Hassan Rouhani has vowed that Iran will reciprocate the sanctions that will be imposed by the United States against the Islamic Republic “under any pretext.”
Islam Times - France’s military chief has resigned following a public dispute with President Emmanuel Macron over the government’s proposed defense budget cuts.
Islam Times - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to end peace talks with communist rebels following an ambush attack on his military bodyguards, which killed one and injured five.
Islam Times - An Israeli soldier, who is serving a lenient jail term for fatally shooting a disarmed and severely-wounded Palestinian, is to be released from prison and placed under house arrest ahead of a ruling on his appeal later this month.
Islam Times - Lawmakers in France’s conservative-dominated Senate have approved controversial legislation to further strengthen France’s anti-terror laws by a majority vote.
Islam Times - The Saudi-led bloc of countries, which have blockaded Qatar, have come up with a new list of demands from Doha, backing down from an original 13-point litany.
Islam Times - Britain’s exit from the European Union will have “profound and unpredictable” consequences for the country, a House of Lords panel has warned.
Islam Times - Former Vice President Al Gore has expressed pessimism over the new US administration’s will to act on key climate issues, saying he was “wrong” about President Donald Trump.
Islam Times - US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin had a second and previously undisclosed meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Germany earlier this month, US officials say.
Islam Times - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that the new sanctions against Tehran by the US are damaging already frayed Tehran-Washington ties.
Islam Times - Australia has demanded explanation from the United States on the fatal shooting of an Australian national by a police officer in the American city of Minneapolis over the weekend.
Islam Times - President Donald Trump will nominate veteran diplomat and former Utah governor Jon Huntsman to serve as US ambassador to Russia, according to the White House.
Islam Times - Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the upper chamber of the US Congress will take on former President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law again next week.
Islam Times - Damascus has blasted the European Union (EU) for imposing new sanctions against several Syrian nationals, including scientists, over an alleged gas attack, saying the bans merely serve the terrorists and help cover up their crimes.
Islam Times - Survivors of the September 11 attacks have called on British Prime Minister Theresa May to allow the release of a government report highlighting the Saudi role in funding extremism.
Islam Times - The US does not currently have a strategy for Iran, says a lawmaker, ripping the United States’ foreign policy under President Donald Trump.
Islam Times - The Iraqi capital Baghdad was expected to host a conference that gathers together Sunni Muslim leaders, from all parties and groups, with the aim of creating united leadership for the Sunnis of Iraq, now that the military has driven out of the country the ISIS terrorist group.
Islam Times - The number of anti-Muslim hate crimes rose 91 percent across the United States in the first half of the year compared with the same period in 2016.
Islam Times - The Saudi regime leading an aggression on Yemen has blocked a UN flight carrying aid agency staff from travelling to the capital Sanaa on Tuesday because three international journalists were also aboard.
Islam Times - Iran's Parliament has unanimously passed a bill, which designates US military forces and spy agencies as supporters of terrorist groups in the West Asia region.