White House: Obama can still close GuantanamoBritish aircraft dodged ‘rocket attack’ over Sharm el-Sheikh in August: ReportsSyria al-Nusra urges militants to kill RussiansRepublican candidates vow to repeal conclusion on Iran nuclear program
What is your assessment of Washington’s relations with ISIL?
Foes only when ISIL threatens US interests
Enter Your Email to Recieve Newsletter
London Today's Weather
Semi Cloudy
Temperature : ° 17
Saudi Arabia
Members of a Rohingya family gather at their shelter at a displacement camp in Rakhine state, November 8, 2015.

Myanmar government rebuffs calls for Rohingya citizenship

Islam Times - Myanmar's military-backed government has rejected calls for granting citizenship to the country’s most persecuted ethnic Rohingya Muslims.

Dubai Deputy Police Chief Says Mossad Likely behind Russian Plane Crash

Dubai Deputy Police Chief Says Mossad Likely behind Russian Plane Crash

Islam Times - Deputy Chief of Dubai's Police Force Lieutenant General Dahi Khalfan said Israeli spy agency, Mossad, has most likely been behind the downing of the Russian passenger plane that crashed in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula earlier in October.

A South Korean navy vessel fires an anti-ship missile during a naval drill off the east coast of South Korea, May 19, 2015.

North Korea warns South against live-fire drills near sea border

Islam Times - North Korea has warned its southern neighbor against conducting live-firing drills near their maritime border, describing Seoul’s expected military exercises as “provocative.”

An Indian paramilitary trooper stands guard during a clampdown in central Srinagar on November 11, 2015.

India imposes curfew-like restrictions in Kashmir

Islam Times - Government forces in Indian-administered Kashmir have enforced tough restrictions in a bid to block a planned protest march in the disputed Himalayan region.

Militants from the Takfiri Daesh group are seen in the town of Tell Abyad in northern Syria.

Huge majority of Saudis hate Daesh terrorists: Poll

Islam Times - An overwhelming majority of people in Saudi Arabia detest the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group, a recent opinion poll shows.

Saudi Arabia has raced ahead of Russia to become the world

Saudis surge oil output even as prices drop

Islam Times - Saudi Arabia has raced ahead of Russia to become the world's leading oil producer, Sputnik news agency has quoted a the Emirati news website Aliqtisadi as saying in a report on Wednesday.

Saudi soldiers are seen standing at the border with Yemen in the southwestern Najran province, April 21, 2015.

Saudi Arabia shuts borders in north, east

Islam Times - Saudi Arabia has shut several areas along its northern and eastern borders within a range of 20 kilometers (12.4 miles).

Saudi Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr Baqir al-Nimr

Rights group urges UN to help stop execution of Saudi Shia cleric

Islam Times - A leading human rights organization has called on the United Nations to intervene and help stop the execution of a prominent Shia religious figure in Saudi Arabia.

Nasrallah: Israel unable to stop Palestinian uprising

Nasrallah: Israel unable to stop Palestinian uprising

Islam Times - Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah, the secretary general of Lebanon's resistance movement Hezbollah, has reiterated that the Israeli regime will never be able to stop the Palestinian uprising.

Hezbollah’s Nasrallah says Israel dreads Palestinian Intifada

Hezbollah’s Nasrallah says Israel dreads Palestinian Intifada

Islam Times - Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah, the secretary general of Lebanon’s resistance movement Hezbollah, says the Israeli regime dreads the Palestinian Intifada (uprising).

Several cartons of drugs seized from a Saudi prince by Lebanese authorities in Beirut

Ex-Lebanon PM Hariri seeks to free Saudi prince

Islam Times - Former Lebanese prime minister Saad Hariri is seeking to issue a diplomatic passport for a Saudi prince arrested with two tonnes of amphetamines in Beirut, a report says.

Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah, the secretary general of Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah

Saudi Arabia responsible for all chaos in region: Nasrallah

Islam Times - Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah, the secretary general of Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah, says Saudi Arabia is responsible for all the chaos in the region.

Iran’s Parliament (Majlis) Speaker Ali Larijani

Turkey made big mistake downing Russian jet, US made bigger mistake backing it: Larijani

Islam Times - Iran’s Parliament (Majlis) Speaker Ali Larijani says Turkey made a “big mistake” shooting down a Russian fighter jet near the Syrian border.

Iranian Ambassador to the United Nations (UN) Gholam-Ali Khoshrou

Iran's UN envoy urges intl. action against Israeli brutalities

Islam Times - The Iranian ambassador to the United Nations (UN) has called on the international community to take collective and coordinated measures to stop Israel’s atrocities against Palestinians.

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani (R) shaking hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin ahead of talks in Tehran on November 23, 2015

Iran, Russia sign seven MoUs as GECF wraps up in Tehran

Islam Times - Iranian and Russian officials have signed seven Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) on the sidelines of the 3rd Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) held in Iran’s capital Tehran.

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei meets with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (L), in the Iranian capital, Tehran, November 23, 2015.

Resistance, sole way to progress: Iran's Leader

Islam Times - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says resistance is the sole way for independent countries to progress.

Iraq suspends flights between Baghdad to two northern cities of Erbil and Sulaimaniya for 48 hours, starting from Monday morning, due to military traffic from Russia’s cruise missiles over the country.

Iraq suspends some of domestic flights due to passing Russian missiles

Islam Times - Iraq suspends flights between its capital Baghdad to two northern cities due to military traffic from Russia’s missiles, launched from the Caspian Sea to target Daesh terrorists in Syria.

The Physics Department of the University of Mosul.

Daesh executes Mosul University physics professor for not designing biological weapon

Islam Times - Daesh Takfiris have executed an Iraqi physics professor of the University of Mosul for refusing to cooperate with the terror group in designing a biological weapon.

Iraqi security forces stand next to a poster of Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani in the capital city of Baghdad, October 21, 2015.

Ayatollah Sistani stresses unimpeded implementation of Iraq premier’s reforms

Islam Times - Iraq’s senior Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani has called for the unimpeded implementation of Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s reforms aimed at combating corruption and cutting government cuts in the Arab country.

Hans Blix, Former Head of the UN inspection team

Blix accuses Blair of misrepresenting Iraq intelligence

Islam Times - Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair misrepresented military intelligence to secure approval to invade Iraq in 2003, said the former Head of the UN inspection team, Hans Blix.

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu

New govt. after presidential system: Turkish PM

Islam Times - Turkey’s prime minister says his government plans to adopt a new constitution, emphasizing that the newly established administration is in favor of a presidential system.

Turkish police officers carry the coffin of a comrade during his funeral at the police headquarters in Diyarbakir, southeastern Turkey, November 23, 2015.

New clashes between Turkey army, PKK leave six dead

Islam Times - At least six people have been killed in fresh skirmishes between Turkish security forces and members of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in Turkey’s southeastern province of Sirnak.

Armed militants from the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) stand behind a barricade during clashes with Turkish forces in the Bismil district of Diyarbakir Province, Turkey, September 28, 2015.

Armed men attack policemen in southeast Turkey, kill one: Sources

Islam Times - At least one Turkish police officer has reportedly been killed and another sustained injuries in a surprise attack by a group of unidentified gunmen against security forces in Turkey’s southeastern province of Sanliurfa.

The leader of Turkey’s opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Selahattin Demirtas

Turkey’s HDP opposition leader unscathed after assassination attempt

Islam Times - The leader of the Turkish opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Selahattin Demirtas has survived an assassination attempt in Turkey’s southeastern province of Diyarbakır.

Pakistani Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan

Pakistan seeks proof of terror charge for deportees from EU countries

Islam Times - Pakistan says it will demand European countries that seek to deport illegal immigrants being held on terror charges to provide evidence of a potential crime.

Indian soldiers look on from their position by a road overlooking army barracks on December 5, 2014.

Pakistan summons Indian diplomat over ceasefire violation

Islam Times - Pakistan has summoned a senior Indian diplomat to protest against the recent deaths of three civilians who were allegedly killed in shelling by Indian forces along the de facto border in the disputed region of Kashmir.

Indian soldiers look on from their position by a road overlooking army barracks on December 5, 2014.

Pakistan summons Indian diplomat over ceasefire violation

Islam Times - Pakistan has summoned a senior Indian diplomat to protest against the recent deaths of three civilians who were allegedly killed in shelling by Indian forces along the de facto border in the disputed region of Kashmir.

A formation of three Pakistan Air Force F-16 fighter jets in flight.

Pakistan airstrikes kill 22 militants in North Waziristan: Army

Islam Times - At least 22 militants have been killed in airstrikes conducted by Pakistani fighter jets in North Waziristan tribal region, the army says.

Thousands of Afghan Protesters denounce Shia killings

Thousands of Afghan Protesters denounce Shia killings

Islam Times - Afghans have held a major demonstration in the southeastern province of Ghazni, protesting against a recent beheading of Shia Muslims by militants in the violence-wracked country.

An Afghan soldier raises his hands as a victory sign, in Kunduz city, north of Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Oct. 2, 2015.

Taliban pulls back from Kunduz amid clashes in Ghazni

Islam Times - The Taliban says its militants are retreating from the northern city of Kunduz, which fell to the militant group briefly late last month.

Logo of Afghanistan’s Tolo news station

Taliban threatens attacks on 2 Afghan TV networks

Islam Times - The Taliban militant group has threatened to attack two of Afghanistan's biggest television networks after they accused the militants of committing rape in the northern city of Kunduz.

An Afghan health worker administers the polio vaccine to a child during a vaccination campaign in Herat province on August 18, 2015.

Daesh disrupts polio vaccination in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar: Officials

Islam Times - Daesh Takfiri terrorists have disrupted a national polio vaccination campaign in three districts of Afghanistan’s eastern province of Nangarhar, local officials say.

Remnants of the UK-made PGM-500 missile from the site of a Saudi attack on a Yemeni factory near the capital city Sana’a on September 23, 2015

Saudis used UK missiles on Yemeni civilian target: Rights groups

Islam Times - Saudi Arabia used British-made cruise missiles during an attack on a civilian Yemeni factory, say Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch.

Dozens of Saudi-Led Mercenaries Killed in Yemen

Dozens of Saudi-Led Mercenaries Killed in Yemen

Islam Times - Dozens of the dead and injured were moved to Aden hospitals after the Yemeni army and popular committees ambushed the mercenaries of the Saudi aggression in Omari military camp in Bab al-Mandeb area, according to Yemeni sources.

Militants supporting Saudi Arabia’s airstrikes against Yemen.

Yemen's Qaeda affiliate vows allegiance to Riyadh

Islam Times - A major local affiliate of the al-Qaeda in Yemen has vowed allegiance to the Saudi regime, saying it will fight along the kingdom’s forces in the ongoing war against Yemen.

Saudi military vehicles patrol near the Saudi-Yemeni border, in Saudi Arabia

Yemeni forces bomb several Saudi army bases in Jizan

Islam Times - Yemeni Ansarullah fighters supported by army units have launched a series of rocket attacks against Saudi military bases in the kingdom’s southwestern region of Jizan.

Qatari troops heading toward Yemen from Saudi Arabia

Qatari forces cross into Yemen through S Arabia

Islam Times - Around 1,000 Qatari military forces have reportedly joined the Saudi troops in their ground invasion of impoverished Yemen.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov

Top Russia, US, Saudi diplomats to meet in Qatar

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.

A picture taken on November 16, 2014 shows workers at a construction site in Doha.

FIFA slammed over migrant workers abuse in Qatar

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.

US Security Guard Hurt in Qatar Embassy Attack

US Security Guard Hurt in Qatar Embassy Attack

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.


Jordan to discuss war on Daesh with Russia

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.

Jordanian border guards (L) stand behind a table where various devices for first detection of possible chemical or biological weapons materials are displayed for visitors at their headquarters near the city of Zarqa on June 8, 2015.

Jordan unveils border surveillance system

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.

Jordanian Interior Minister Hussein al-Majali

Jordanian interior minister resigns over police crackdown

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.

A member of the special operations forces takes part in the 2014

Jordan hosts war games for troops from 18 countries

Islam Times - Thousands of soldiers from 18 countries took part Tuesday in military drills in Jordan jointly overseen by the US army, officials said.

People pass campaign posters of candidates for district-level elections in Hong Kong, China, November 22, 2015.

People in Hong Kong casting ballots in district-level polls

Islam Times - People in Hong Kong are voting in district-level elections for the first time since mass pro-democracy protests gripped the special administrative region of China.

Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang speaks during the ASEAN Plus Three Summit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, November 21, 2015.

Beijing urges direct negotiations on South China Sea

Islam Times - China has called on Southeast Asian countries to engage in direct talks over disputed South China Sea islands amid growing tensions in the region.

Police look for ‘fugitive terrorists’ in Aksu, in northeast China’s Xinjiang region.

China police kill 17 people in ‘anti-terror raid’ in Xinjiang

Islam Times - Chinese security forces in the northwestern region of Xinjiang have killed 17 people accused of carrying out an attack at a coal mine that left at least 50 dead.

Hong Lei, China’s Foreign Ministry spokesman

China to US: Stop meddling in territorial dispute

Islam Times - China has warned the United States against interference in the territorial dispute in the South China Sea and thereby stoking tensions.

Reclaim Australia protesters and anti-racism demonstrators scuffle in Melbourne on November 22, 2015, at the site for the construction of a mosque.

Clashes break out during counter-rallies in Australia

Islam Times - Violent clashes have erupted during counter-rallies held across Australia by anti-racism activists and a rival group of Reclaim Australia demonstrators.

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop

Any Syria solution should involve Assad: Australia FM

Islam Times - Australia’s foreign minister has called for a political solution to the foreign-backed militancy in Syria, stressing the need for a national unity government involving Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

(L-R) Sapper James Martin, Private Robert Poate and Lance Corporal Stjepan Milosevic, who were gunned down by an Afghan soldier in Afghanistan in 2012.

Australia military failed to protect soldiers in Afghanistan: Coroner

Islam Times - A coroner’s inquest has accused the Australian military of failing to protect its troops in Afghanistan, saying the 2012 deaths of three Australian soldiers could have been prevented if proper measures had been taken to tighten security at their base.

Malcolm Turnbull is sworn in as Australia’s 29th Prime Minister at the Government House in Canberra, September 15, 2015.

Australia swears in Turnbull as 29th prime minister

Islam Times - Malcolm Turnbull has been sworn in as Australia’s new prime minister after outdoing his predecessor Tony Abbott in an unexpected Liberal Party vote.

Israel’s sole right in the region is to pack up and leave, analyst says

Israel’s sole right in the region is to pack up and leave, analyst says

Islam Times - Israel’s request that Washington should recognize its illegal settlements is itself illegal, says a New York-...

A Palestinian protester throws a bottle filled with paint at an Israeli army bulldozer during clashes following a demonstration against the appropriation of Palestinian land by Israel in the village of Kafr Qaddum, near Nablus in the occupied West Bank, on August 21, 2015.

UN slams Israel’s illegal settlement activities in occupied territories

Islam Times - The United Nations has expressed concerns over Israel’s illegal settlement activities, settler violence, and ...

Israeli Woman Stabbed in Retaliation for Palestinian Girl Killing

Israeli Woman Stabbed in Retaliation for Palestinian Girl Killing

Islam Times - A Palestinian man stabbed and killed an Israeli woman on Sunday, after the occupation police and settlers ...

Israeli settlers walk past Israeli soldiers, who are searching Palestinian homes in the occupied southern West bank city of al-Khalil (Hebron), November 7, 2015.

Israeli settlers attack Palestinian homes in West Bank

Islam Times - Israeli settlers have attacked a number of Palestinian homes in the southern part of the occupied West Bank....

Egyptians Head to Polls in Second Phase of Parliamentary Vote

Egyptians Head to Polls in Second Phase of Parliamentary Vote

Islam Times - Egyptians began voting Sunday across 13 of the country's 27 provinces in the second phase of parliamentary ...

The Mistral-class vessels Sevastopol, foreground, and Vladivostok, background, in the western French port of Saint-Nazaire.

Egypt signs deal with France on two Mistral warships

Islam Times - Egypt has signed a deal with France to buy two warships that were originally ordered by Russia but whose sale ...

Detained members of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood standing behind the bars during their trial in Cairo, Egypt, June 16, 2015.

Muslim Brotherhood member dies in Egypt police custody

Islam Times - Another member of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood has died in police custody due to an unattended medical condition....

A picture taken from the Rafah border of the southern Gaza Strip with Egypt shows an Egyptian armored vehicle patrolling the area on the Egyptian side of the border on July 2, 2015.

Egypt rapped over 'mass home demolitions, evictions'

Islam Times - Human Rights Watch (HRW) has criticized Egypt for 'violating' international law through 'mass home demolitions ...

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari

Nigeria’s new government to be sworn in after five-month wait

Islam Times - Nigeria’s new government is to be sworn in following a five-month wait for a cabinet to be installed in Africa’s most populous country.

Moroccans set an Israeli flag ablaze during a demonstration in support of the Palestinian people, in Casablanca, on October 25, 2015.

Thousands stage anti-Israeli rally in Casablanca

Islam Times - Tens of thousands of protesters have held a massive rally in Morocco's port city of Casablanca to show their anger at Israel’s aggressive policies toward the Palestinians.

Congolese President Denis Sassou Nguesso

Tens of thousands rally in Congo to support president’s bid for longer stay in power

Islam Times - Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets of the Congolese capital in support of President Denis Sassou Nguesso’s bid to extend his rule.

The photo shows the site of a bombing at a market in the Chadian capital, N

Three blasts in Chad kill nearly 40 people

Islam Times - Nearly 40 people have been killed in three explosions in the Chadian city of Baga Sola near the border with Nigeria.

United Nations envoy for Libya, Bernardino Leon (C), holds a press conference in the Moroccan city of Skhirat on October 8, 2015.

Libya rival factions reject national unity government deal

Islam Times - Rival factions in Libya have rejected a recent UN-brokered agreement on the formation of a national unity government.

Smoke billowing from the Mitiga airport in a suburb of the Libyan capital, Tripoli.

Daesh claims fatal attack on Mitiga Airport in Libya

Islam Times - The Takfiri Daesh terrorists in Libya have claimed responsibility for an attack on the Mitiga Airport east of the capital, Tripoli, which killed three members of Libyan security forces.

An image released by Takfiri terrorists on February 18, 2015 purportedly shows Daesh terrorists parading in a street in Libya’s coastal city of Sirte.

Daesh Takfiris abduct 12 Egyptians in Libya’s Sirte

Islam Times - Members of the Takfiri Daesh (ISIL) terrorist group have reportedly abducted 12 Egyptians in northern Libya.

UN special envoy for Libya, Bernardino Leon speaks at a press conference during a new round of peace talks on the Libyan conflict on September 12, 2015, in the Moroccan city of Skhirat.

Libya parties edge closer to national unity government: UN

Islam Times - The United Nations’ special envoy to Libya says rival parties in the conflict-stricken North African nation have moved closer to forming a national unity government as part of a peace deal.

Tunisian police block the road leading to the site of an explosion on a bus transporting Tunisia

Tunisian president declares state of emergency over blast

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.

The office of Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi (seen) had ordered a state of emergency on July 4, 2014.

Tunisia extends state of emergency for 2 months

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.

The Tunisian Foreign Ministry building in Tunis

Tunisia restores diplomatic ties with Syria

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.

Mourad Gharsalli, said to be a member of a group linked to al-Qaeda in Tunisia

Tunisia says it kills senior leader of group linked to al-Qaeda

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.

Latin America