Islam Times - US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has called on the key members of the US-led coalition to expand their roles in the fight against the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group.
Islam Times - A panel of United Nations (UN) experts says in a report that North Korea is circumventing the world body’s sanctions through various measures.
Islam Times - Human rights groups say Thailand’s military has brutally tortured scores of prisoners in the country’s south, which has witnessed over a decade of anti-government militancy.
Islam Times - South Korea says a long-range rocket recently launched by the North is capable of reaching most of the United States as it appears to be more powerful than the previous model.
Islam Times - Japan says it is considering the adoption of a “measure” against North Korea in response to a recent rocket launch by the latter country.
Islam Times - Thousands of soldiers from regional countries are set to participate in a military maneuver in Saudi Arabia, media reports say.
Islam Times - Saudi Arabia says the United States has welcomed Riyadh’s offer to contribute troops to a potential ground incursion by a US-led coalition in Syria.
Islam Times - A Human Rights Watch (HRW) researcher says Saudi Arabia is at war with rights activists, blasting the West for remaining “notoriously” tight-lipped over Riyadh’s abuses.
Islam Times - A street bearing the name of the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group’s warlord, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, in the Saudi capital Riyadh has made the news after Saudi citizens called for changing the street name.
Islam Times - A veteran Lebanese politician has praised Hezbollah resistance movement's military campaign against Takfiri terror groups in Syria, saying Lebanon needs the group’s help in protecting its borders.
Islam Times - The Lebanese army has reportedly killed a senior member of the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group during a large-scale operation in the east of the country.
Islam Times - The secretary general of the Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah, has categorically denied accusations that Iran is interfering in the internal affairs of Lebanon, adding that there is no evidence for the allegations.
Islam Times - People in southern Lebanon say they have captured a tagged vulture equipped with an Israeli location transmitter for espionage activities.
Islam Times - Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan says the country will take delivery of the first batch of Russian-made S-300 surface-to-air missile defense system in the first quarter of 2016.
Islam Times - Iran's top security official has warned that a potential troop deployment by regional countries to Syria would be a “very dangerous” decision.
Islam Times - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the top world powers have opposed the Islamic Republic since its inception but have failed to achieve any of their objectives.
Islam Times - A senior commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says Saudi Arabia’s plan for the deployment of ground troops to Syria sounds more like a “political joke.”
Islam Times - The Takfiri Daesh terrorist group has announced that the residents of the central Iraqi city of Fallujah in Anbar Province must pay USD 1,000 in extorted money if they want to leave the terrorist-held city.
Islam Times - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says he would carry out a sweeping reshuffle of his cabinet to enhance the country’s ailing economy and help fight corruption.
Islam Times - Iraqi forces have recaptured several areas from Deash, including a strategic road that connects the western city of Ramadi to a military base in the capital Baghdad.
Islam Times - A spokesman for Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has confirmed the construction of a security wall around the capital, Baghdad, after the premier apparently dismissed the idea.
Islam Times - A newly leaked report has revealed that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had threatened EU leaders with a flood of refugees unless Ankara was offered better funding to deal with the ongoing crisis.
Islam Times - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been irked by a US envoy’s meeting with Syrian Kurds in the Syrian border town of Kobani, warning the US to choose either Ankara or the “terrorists” in the town as its ally.
Islam Times - At least 60 people have been killed in an attack by Turkish forces against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in Turkey’s southeast, a report says.
Islam Times - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced the country’s readiness to let in tens of thousands of Syrian refugees who have massed along its border “if necessary.”
Islam Times - A senior aide to the Pakistani premier has blamed the US for “decades of instability” in the region, saying Washington’s foreign policies are behind the rise of militant groups, particularly Daesh.
Islam Times - Pakistan’s Prime Minister Mohammed Nawaz Sharif is in Riyadh on an official visit, which is reportedly aimed at de-escalating recent tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran besides other bilateral and regional issues of mutual interest.
Islam Times - Pakistan is hosting four-way talks aimed at reviving dialog between Kabul and the Taliban militant group, and eventually ending years of bloodshed in war-torn Afghanistan.
Islam Times - Pakistanis have taken to the streets in Islamabad to express their anger at the government’s decision to join a Saudi-led coalition allegedly set up to counter terrorism.
Islam Times - Almost all of the 80 people recently kidnapped by the Taliban militant group in Afghanistan’s northern province of Faryab have been freed by the Afghan National Police (ANP).
Islam Times - Afghanistan’s Interior Minister Noor-ul-Haq Olomi has offered his resignation amid growing criticism over the deteriorating security situation in the war-wracked country.
Islam Times - More than 14 years into the US invasion of Afghanistan, the Taliban terrorist group is stronger than ever, says a US government watchdog.
Islam Times - An official at the US Defense Department says American forces will remain in Afghanistan for “a very long time,” despite a former plan to pull the last American troops out of Afghanistan by year’s end.
Islam Times - Saudi warplanes have targeted several areas across Yemen in the ongoing campaign against the country, leaving at least five people dead.
Islam Times - Yemen’s army has reportedly carried out two ballistic missile attacks against a military base in Saudi Arabia's southwestern Asir region.
Islam Times - Yemeni army forces, backed by fighters from allied Popular Committees, have killed 11 Saudi soldiers in retaliation for the Arab kingdom's deadly aggression against their country.
Islam Times - Yemeni army forces, backed by fighters from allied Popular Committees, have destroyed four Saudi military boats in the country’s southwestern waters in retaliation to the relentless Saudi bombardment of the impoverished nation.
Islam Times - The Qatari emir has changed as many as seven ministers in the country’s 20-member cabinet and merged some ministries.
Islam Times - Around 1,000 Qatari military forces have reportedly joined the Saudi troops in their ground invasion of impoverished Yemen.
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 - Jordan's King Abdullah is set to hold discussions with Russian President Vladimir Putin on fighting terrorists led by Daesh in Syria on Tuesday.
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 - China says it will pay up to 100,000 yuan ($15,200) to anyone who reports online “terrorist” content, after handing out two million yuan worth of rewards last year.
Islam Times - China says the United States is seeking to establish a maritime hegemony under the pretext of “freedom of navigation” in South China Sea.
Islam Times - The United States has sent a destroyer sailing near an island claimed by China in the disputed South China Sea, in a move that could highten Washington-Beijing tensions.
Islam Times - Chinese President Xi Jinping has arrived in Saudi Arabia on the first leg of his five-day Middle East tour seeking to bolster relations with major countries in the region.
Islam Times - Australia brushes off demands for the country not to send refugees back to detention camps in remote islands, saying their stay only encourages more asylum seekers to try to reach the country by boat.
Islam Times - Australian police have evacuated and locked down a number of schools in the city of Sydney after receiving a bomb threat.
Islam Times - Thousands have marched across Australia to mark the anniversary of the arrival of the so-called First Fleet of British ships in the country more than two centuries ago, and the ensuing massacre of indigenous people.
Islam Times - Seven out of the eight Australian state and territory leaders have called for the termination of the British monarchical rule over Australia and the formation of a republic in the country.
Islam Times - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has hinted that a reinforced fence may be set up around the entirety ...
Islam Times - Israel has accused UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon of promoting “terror” after he defended the Palestinian ...
Islam Times - Israel says it will release the bodies of 10 Palestinian protesters killed by its forces only if their families ...
Islam Times - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to push ahead with a bill which would suspend lawmakers ...
Islam Times - A military court in the Egyptian city of Alexandria has handed down death sentences to eight more supporters ...
Islam Times - Egyptian armed forces have killed ten militants and wounded at least 13 others in a fresh attack on their ...
Islam Times - At least 4 members of Egypt’s security forces have been killed in two separate bomb explosions in the country’s ...
Islam Times - The Egyptian prosecutor's office has appealed against a decision to release the two sons of former dictator,...
Islam Times - Authorities in Nigeria have come under fire for not providing the results of an inquiry that was supposed to be conducted into a military massacre of hundreds of Muslims in the northern city of Zaria in December last year.
Islam Times - African leaders have endorsed a proposal by Kenya to push for withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC).
Islam Times - The African Union (AU) has threatened to withdraw from the United Nations if the world body fails to allocate at least two permanent seats at the Security Council to the African nations, Press TV reports.
Islam Times - The Untied Nations says European troops deployed to the Central African Republic (CAR) have sexually abused children.
Islam Times - Top commanders of the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group are increasingly moving from Syria and Iraq to Libya, making the crisis-stricken country their safe haven, says a Libyan intelligence official.
Islam Times - Washington and its NATO allies are stepping up more military involvement in this devastated North African country, now experiencing an uptick in terrorist activity, in some kind of macabre reprise of the classic comedy routine.
Islam Times - At least five massive oil storage tanks have caught fire in two oil terminals in Libya after attacks by Takfiri Daesh terrorists.
Islam Times - Libyan former leader Moammar Gaddafi’s son, Hannibal, revealed more information about the disappearance of Imam Sayyed Musa Sadr, knowing that he was questioned on Monday at Beirut’s Justice Palace as a key witness in the related case.
Islam Times - The Tunisian defense minister has announced the completion of a barrier wall along the border with Libya, months after deadly terror attacks on the country's tourist sites by Libya-based Daesh terrorists.
Islam Times - Tunisia has imposed a nationwide curfew in response to growing social unrest over unemployment.
Islam Times - Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi has declared a 30-day state of emergency across the country following a bomb explosion which claimed the lives of 12 people.
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.