Islam Times - Russia says Turkey has breached the Open Skies Treaty by refusing to allow a Russian surveillance aircraft to overfly its territory near Syria.
Islam Times - The son of Malaysia’s former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohammad has resigned as a state chief minister in what is seen as a move by Prime Minister Najib Razak to eliminate rivals.
Islam Times - Hundreds of newly-elected lawmakers, many of them from Aung Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD), have opened a parliamentary session in Myanmar to install a government, after half a century of military-only rule in the Asian country.
Islam Times - Japan says it has doubled the number of F-15 warplanes stationed in Okinawa Island close to the disputed East China Sea islands.
Islam Times - Indian security forces have shot dead a commander of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant group and two of his associates during an exchange of gunfire in the Indian-administered Kashmir region.
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 - Saudi Arabia’s war on Yemen has ground into a no-win one, says the kingdom’s military which has been pounding the Arab world’s poorest nation for almost a year.
Islam Times - Saudi Arabia says it intends to give anyone assisting the government in foiling terrorist attacks seven million riyals ($1.86 million) as a reward.
Islam Times - Saudi Arabia is funding some 24,000 madrassas (religious schools) in Pakistan through an unleashed “tsunami of money” in order to “export intolerance”, a top American senator says.
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 - The Islamic Resistance has discarded all the Zionist measures and alertness that took off after Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah threatened to avenge for the assassination of martyr leader Samir Kuntar.
Islam Times - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has described terrorism as a serious threat to the entire world, including Europe, calling for measures to stop financial and arms supply to terrorists.
Islam Times - The US House of Representatives has approved a bill aimed at hindering the implementation of Iran’s historical nuclear agreement with the P5+1 group of countries.
Islam Times - The Iranian foreign minister says Saudi Arabia must drop its hostile policies against the Islamic Republic.
Islam Times - Video-sharing website YouTube has reportedly blocked an account belonging to Iranian Arabic-language news network Al-Alam under pressure from Saudi Arabia.
Islam Times - More than a hundred members of Daesh Takfiri militant group have been killed when Iraqi government forces carried out a number of clean-up operations against the terrorists across the crisis-stricken Arab country.
Islam Times - President of Iraq's Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Masoud Barzani has called for a non-binding independence referendum.
Islam Times - Two self-declared governors, known as “walis” in Arabic, of Daesh Takfiri terrorist group have been killed in separate incidents in Iraq, a report says.
Islam Times - Baghdad said Sunday that Iraq is in need of over USD 1.5 billion in 2016 to give a proper response to the humanitarian crisis caused by the battle against Daesh Takfiri terrorists in the country.
Islam Times - A Turkish professor has been accused of spreading “terrorist propaganda” by devising an exam question about imprisoned PKK leader Abdullah Ocalan.
Islam Times - A UK charity says Syrian refugee kids have been working in Turkish factories that supply two major European clothes retailers after reports that thousands of refugee children have disappeared in Europe.
Islam Times - The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has called on Ankara to investigate reports that a number of unarmed people trying to attend to the injured victims of clashes in Turkey’s southeast in late January were themselves shot at.
Islam Times - The deaths of six people holed up in a cellar have drawn global attention to the plight of citizens in Turkish towns which are under a curfew amid clashes between government forces and militants.
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 - 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 - Afghan people have staged a protest outside the US embassy in Kabul, urging Washington to immediately close the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba.
Islam Times - Representatives of four counties are set to hold negotiations in the Pakistani capital city of Islamabad in a bid to resuscitate a stalled reconciliation process in Afghanistan.
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 - Members of the al-Qaeda terrorist group have reportedly wrested control of a town in Yemen’s southern province of Shabwah as Saudi Arabia presses ahead with its atrocious military aggression against the crisis-hit country.
Islam Times - The commander of the infamous US security firm, formerly known as Blackwater, in Yemen and dozens of Riyadh’s mercenaries were killed Saturday in a missile attack by Yemeni forces in Lahij Province.
Islam Times - Nearly 2,300 journalists and media staff have been killed in the last 25 years while doing their job, which is reporting on war, revolution, crime and corruption, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) says.
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 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 - China has voiced concerns over the escalation of tensions in the Middle East after Saudi Arabia severed diplomatic ties with Iran, which strongly condemned Riyadh’s execution of top Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr.
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 military forces have abducted at least 17 Palestinians in separate raids across the Palestinian territories....
Islam Times - The Palestinian Independent Commission for Human Rights (ICHR) says Israeli military forces abducted 149 Palestinians,...
Islam Times - An Israeli court has convicted former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, who is to start serving jail term for bribery,...
Islam Times - A court in Israel is set to decide if a man who burnt a Palestinian teenager alive is sane enough to face ...
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 - Five years ago this month, thousands of Egyptians filled Tahrir Square and ignited a mass uprising that lasted ...
Islam Times - At least three people have lost their lives and four others been injured in a drive-by shooting in Egypt’s ...
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 - 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.
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.