Islam Times - The US administration of President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney considered using nuclear weapons against Afghanistan following the September 11, 2001 ...
Islam Times - Police in Thailand say they have arrested a Turkish national in connection with a deadly bomb attack in the country’s capital city of Bangkok last week.
Islam Times - Malaysians have taken to the streets calling for electoral reforms in the Southeast Asian country and the resignation of Prime Minister Najib Razak over a graft scandal.
Islam Times - US troops have held a joint military exercise with South Korea's army units amid tensions on the Korean peninsula.
Islam Times - At least nine people have been killed in India over caste-related violence in the state of Gujarat, as the government calls for calm.
Islam Times - Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir has once again called for regime change in Syria, in brazen remarks seen as direct meddling in the internal affairs of a foreign sovereign state.
Islam Times - Yemeni military forces have launched a Scud missile at a target in Saudi Arabia, as part of retaliatory strikes over the deadly Saudi military campaign against Yemen.
Islam Times - Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud is expected to visit the United States early next month for the first time since ascending to the throne in January, officials say.
Islam Times - Amnesty International has censured a dramatic rise in the number of executions in Saudi Arabia, saying the Riyadh regime executed 175 people – an average of one person every two days – in less than a year.
Islam Times - "It's a terribly emotional picture," says Gissur Simonarson. "You see the look in his face and just the way he holds the pens out, as if those pens are everything he has in the world."
Islam Times - A widely circulated Italian newspaper claims that Lebanese Shia cleric Imam Musa Sadr, kidnapped 37 years ago, was killed at the hands of a slayer who had orders to kill the opponents of former Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi.
Islam Times - Palestinian rivals at Lebanon’s largest refugee camp have agreed to stop fighting following a ceasefire agreement.
Islam Times - Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam has threatened to step down from power amid violent clashes between police and demonstrators protesting over the country’s failure to collect garbage from the streets.
Islam Times - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the enmity of the US and the Israeli regime toward Iran has never subsided.
Islam Times - Iranian Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi says Iran has arrested Daesh terrorists who planned to carry out a bombing after entering the country.
Islam Times - Iran has launched the production line of a cruise missile with its defense minister saying the air-launched missile is aimed at improving the country's deterrence power.
Islam Times - Iran has called on the UN nuclear monitoring body to guarantee the confidentiality of information it will collect for verifying the peaceful nature of Tehran’s nuclear program.
Islam Times - At least 130 members of the Takfiri Daesh (ISIL) terrorist group have been killed in multiple operations carried out by Iraqi forces backed by air power in the country’s western and northern provinces of Anbar and Kirkuk.
Islam Times - More than three dozen members of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) have been killed after Turkish military aircraft carried out a series of airstrikes in Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdistan region.
Islam Times - The Russian foreign minister has slammed the US vice president’s remarks urging the partition of Iraq as “highly irresponsible,” saying that Moscow would never agree to such "state structure manipulation."
Islam Times - Influential Iraqi cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has called on Iraqi people to partake in a rally in the capital Baghdad to urge the implementation of reforms in the country.
Islam Times - Ankara says it has launched its first airstrikes in Syria as part of the US-led coalition allegedly targeting the Daesh Takfiri terrorists.
Islam Times - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has urged his country to vote for "stability" in hope of surviving November repeat election.
Islam Times - A commander of a militant group operating against the government in Syria has been killed in a car bomb blast in Turkey blamed on rival groups, media reports say.
Islam Times - A branch of Turkey’s Armed Forces has launched an investigation into controversial anti-government remarks by a high-ranking military officer.
Islam Times - Pakistan has summoned a senior Indian diplomat over recent ceasefire violations in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir that led to the death of two civilians.
Islam Times - United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has expressed “serious concern” about the latest upsurge in violence along the disputed border between India and Pakistan, urging the two sides to show restraint.
Islam Times - Unknown attackers have inflicted multiple gunshot wounds on a Pakistani political leader in the southern port city of Karachi.
Islam Times - At least 65 militants have been killed and an ammunition dump destroyed in airstrikes in Pakistan's northwestern tribal regions near the border with Afghanistan.
Islam Times - Afghanistan says its armed forces have killed 74 militants during their most recent military operations across the violence-torn country.
Islam Times - The Taliban militant group in Afghanistan has denied involvement in a deadly car bombing attack targeting a convoy of NATO contractors in the Afghan capital of Kabul.
Islam Times - A powerful bomb explosion has rocked the Afghan capital, Kabul, killing at least 12 people, including three US contractors.
Islam Times - Afghanistan’s First Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum has escaped an assassination attempt by a group of Taliban militants in the northern part of the war-torn country.
Islam Times - Saudi warplanes have carried out fresh airstrikes on several areas in Yemen as the kingdom is continuing its relentless military aggression against its southern neighbor.
Islam Times - As part of their retaliatory attacks over the ongoing Saudi aggression against its impoverished southern neighbor, Yemen's army and allied popular committees have killed several more Saudi soldiers, reports say.
Islam Times - Yemeni forces loyal to the Houthi Ansarullah movement and the allied army units have downed a Saudi Apache helicopter in Yemen’s Yasuf region.
Islam Times - Saudi Arabia’s military aggression against Yemen has suffered a new setback as forces loyal to the Houthi Ansarullah movement and the allied army units reportedly down a Saudi military helicopter in the kingdom’s southern territory.
Islam Times - The Russian foreign minister has announced a plan to hold a joint meeting with his American and Saudi counterparts in the Qatari capital, Doha.
Islam Times - A prominent campaigning group has criticized soccer's international governing body FIFA for its inaction over the plight of migrant construction workers in Qatar who are busy preparing venues for the 2022 World Cup in the Persian Gulf state.
Islam Times - The American embassy in the Gulf state of Qatar has confirmed in a statement on its website that a member of its security staff was injured in an assault.
Islam Times - Qatar has been accused of paying migrant workers to attend sport events in the country in an attempt to make empty arenas look full.
Islam Times - Jordan has unveiled a partially US-funded border surveillance system to secure its borders from any infiltration by terrorists from Iraq and Syria.
Islam Times - Jordanian Interior Minister Hussein al-Majali has resigned following criticism of a fierce police crackdown in the southern tribal city of Maan, the scene of regular turmoil.
Islam Times - Thousands of soldiers from 18 countries took part Tuesday in military drills in Jordan jointly overseen by the US army, officials said.
Islam Times - Jordan's authorization of a breakaway wing of the Muslim Brotherhood has sent tensions soaring between the decades-old organization and the government, accused of exploiting the rift to weaken the kingdom's main opposition force.
Islam Times - Tokyo says China has stationed 16 drilling rigs near its de facto maritime border with Japan in the South China Sea amid the escalation of a territorial dispute between the two East Asian countries.
Islam Times - China has censured the United States for a surveillance flight over the disputed waters of the South China Sea, urging Washington to avoid taking sides over the territorial row in the region.
Islam Times - The ISIL terrorist threat in Afghanistan will top the agenda of the upcoming leader’s summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Russia later this week, a senior Chinese Foreign Ministry official says.
Islam Times - China’s army has kicked off “unprecedented” air and sea drills in the Yellow Sea, between the Korean Peninsula and China, a report says.
Islam Times - Australia has emphasized the necessity of coordination with Iran if Canberra seeks to contribute to the US-led campaign purportedly targeting the Takfiri Daesh terrorists in Syria.
Islam Times - Australia says the recent discovery of plane debris on an island in the Indian Ocean, even if it belongs to the crashed Malaysia Airlines flight, MH370, will not solve the perplexing mystery of why the aircraft went down.
Islam Times - ISIL recruiters have stepped up attempts to entice vulnerable youths in Australia to join the ranks of the Takfiri terror group mainly operating in Iraq and Syria, a British daily reports.
Islam Times - Australia has called on Indonesia to better manage its borders, in a harsh rebuke to Jakarta’s demand for answers to allegations that Canberra paid off the crew of a migrant smuggling boat to return the vessel to Indonesian shores.
Islam Times - Five Palestinian inmates currently being held at a detention camp in the Negev desert continued their hunger ...
Islam Times - Israeli fighter jets have conducted airstrikes against an area in the besieged Gaza Strip following a claim ...
Islam Times - Israeli forces have reportedly stolen money and jewelry from a Palestinian home during a predawn raid in the ...
Islam Times - Some 35 aid agencies have launched a petition calling for an end to Israel’s inhumane siege on the Gaza Strip,...
Islam Times - Egyptian security forces have clashed with hundreds of anti-government protesters in the northern Nile Delta ...
Islam Times - During his second visit to Moscow in the last two months, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi met with ...
Islam Times - Protesting police officers in Egypt have clashed with riot police known as Central Security Forces (CSF) in ...
Islam Times - An Egyptian court has sentenced 95 Muslim Brotherhood members to life in prison over their alleged role in ...
Islam Times - The United Nations says it will host a fresh round of peace talks among different Libyan factions in Geneva next week.
Islam Times - Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza has called for groups that he said threaten national security to be “destroyed.”
Islam Times - South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has signed a long-awaited peace deal with rebels to end 20 months of deadly civil war in the African country following international pressure and a threat of sanctions by the United Nations.
Islam Times - The local army of South Sudan and its senior officers are widely using Israeli weapons, a recent report by the United Nations has said, warning that the use of the arms could further fuel the bloody conflict in the African country.
Islam Times - The United Nations (UN) envoy to Libya says the North African country’s political dialog process is nearing “final stages,” urging leaders to make “the final push” for an end to the current crisis there.
Islam Times - Libya’s foreign minister has called on the international community for aid in battling the Daesh Takfiri group and the lifting of an arms embargo imposed on his country.
Islam Times - The Arab League (AL) has called on its member states to support Libya’s internationally-recognized government and arm its military, which is battling the Takfiri Daesh (ISIL) terrorists.
Islam Times - The prime minister of Libya's internationally recognized government, Abdullah al-Thani, has retracted his recent offer to hand in his resignation.
Islam Times - Tunisia has extended by two months a state of emergency it imposed following a terror attack on foreign tourists in the Mediterranean resort of Port El Kantaoui last month.
Islam Times - Tunisia has recommenced diplomatic relations with Syria at a consular level after a three-year hiatus in Tunis-Damascus ties, a report says.
Islam Times - Tunisian authorities say a senior leader of a group said to be affiliated to al-Qaeda militant group in the North African country was among a group of people killed earlier during an operation by security forces.
Islam Times - UN experts have said that almost 5,500 Tunisians have joined the ranks of the ISIL Takfiri terrorist group in recent years.