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MP Rupa Huq (File photo)
14 Mar 2018 08:24

Four Muslim Labour MPs receive suspicious packages

Islam Times - Four Muslim Labour MPs have received suspicious packages including copies of a “Punish a Muslim” letter that advocates attacks on Muslims.

In this file photo taken on November 2, 2017, Rohingya Muslim refugees who were stranded after leaving Myanmar walk towards the Balukhali refugee camp after crossing the border in Bangladesh
14 Mar 2018 06:33

UN: Myanmar government destroying Rakhine's Rohingya Muslims

Islam Times - The UN Secretary General's Special Adviser for the Prevention of Genocide says all the evidence he has received shows that the Myanmar government tried to utterly destroy Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state.

In this file photo, taken on September 6, 2017, a Rohingya refugee girl is seen crying in front of newly-arrived refugees who fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar in Ukhiya. (By AFP)
13 Mar 2018 10:09

UN experts slam Facebook for allowing hate material to spread against Rohingya in Myanmar

Islam Times - United Nations human rights experts have slammed the online social media platform Facebook for allowing the incitement of violence against Rohingya Muslims in the Buddhists-majority country of Myanmar.

This re-framed handout combination image of two satellite photographs, released by Amnesty International and DigitalGlobe on March 12, 2018, shows before and after images of the village of Pa Da Kar Ywar Thit in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, showing military bases built on Rohingya land. (Original photos via AFP)
12 Mar 2018 09:23

Myanmar builds military bases on Rohingya land: Amnesty

Islam Times - An international rights organization has revealed that Myanmar’s military forces are building army bases in locations where Rohingya Muslims used to live before a campaign of state-sponsored violence drove them out.

The file photo, taken on March 1, 2018, shows a police officer on patrol in Berlin. (By AFP)
11 Mar 2018 09:41

‘Another German mosque comes under arson attack’

Islam Times - A mosque has reportedly been attacked in the German capital city of Berlin as authorities start a probe into a similar incident in Stuttgart.

British people received letters asking them to attack Muslims. (Photo via The Guardian)
11 Mar 2018 07:04

British police investigate letters asking people to attack Muslims

Islam Times - Police in the UK have launched a hate crime investigation after people received letters asking them to carry out attacks on Muslims.

Rohingya Muslims fleeing Ethnic cleansing in Myanmar
8 Mar 2018 04:45

Ethnic Cleansing of Rohingya Continuing in Myanmar: UN

Islam Times - The Myanmar regime is continuing its "ethnic cleansing" of Rohingya, having shifted to a “lower intensity campaign of terror and forced starvation,” according to a UN human rights envoy.

A homeless man tries to keep warm in London amid subzero temperatures
4 Mar 2018 05:03

UK Mosques Welcome Homeless as Severe Snow Leaves 11 Dead

Islam Times - Several mosques in the United Kingdom and Ireland are opening their doors to the homeless people as the weather continues to bite, leaving at least 11 dead so far.

Two girls stand next to a banner citing the Holy Quran and reading “Make peace among the people,” as they take part in a protest rally against terrorism and violence in Cologne, western Germany, on June 17, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
3 Mar 2018 06:14

German extremists launched 950 attacks against Muslims in 2017

Islam Times - German authorities say they have registered at least 950 attacks on Muslims and Muslim institutions, including mosques, in 2017.

Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland (photo by AFP)
28 Feb 2018 05:45

Canada: Myanmar committed ethnic cleansing in Rakhine

Islam Times - Canada’s foreign minister says what has taken place against the Rohingya Muslim community in western Myanmar constitutes “ethnic cleansing.”

The photo, taken on February 22, 2018, shows newly arrived Rohingya Muslim refugees resting on the roadside in Teknaf after fleeing to Bangladesh from Myanmar. (Photo by AFP)
26 Feb 2018 06:39

Rohingya Muslims still pouring over Myanmar border into Bangladesh

Islam Times - Hundreds of persecuted Rohingya Muslims are still pouring over the Myanmar border into neighboring Bangladesh every week six months after a military crackdown sparked the massive refugee crisis.

The photo, taken on September 16, 2017, shows Rohingya Muslim refugees in Jalpatoli refugee camp in the no-man
21 Feb 2018 07:21

Myanmar to resettle stranded Rohingya Muslims

Islam Times - The government of Myanmar has agreed to process and resettle some 6,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees who are currently stranded at the country’s border with Bangladesh.

In this photograph taken on September 16, 2017, Rohingya Muslim refugees look on at the Jalpatoli refugee camp, in the no-man
12 Feb 2018 13:08

Myanmar minister threatens Rohingya refugees to return or face 'consequences'

Islam Times - A Myanmar government official has been caught on camera threatening Rohingya Muslims living in a makeshift refugee camp on the Bangladeshi border to accept a government offer and return home or face dire“consequences.”

Ramzan Kadyrov, the leader of the Chechen Republic, a federal subject of Russia
27 Jan 2018 08:14

Chechen leader slams Wahhabism as anti-Islamic

Islam Times - Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov has blasted Saudi Arabia’s state religion of “Wahhabism” as “destructive and anti-Islamic,” calling for active action to counter the pseudo-ideology, which is also practiced by terrorist groups such as Daesh and al-Qaeda.

US President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with European business leaders during the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on January 25, 2018. (AFP photo)
27 Jan 2018 06:37

Trump apologizes for re-tweeting anti-Muslim videos by far-right British group

Islam Times - US President Donald Trump has apologized for the first time for re-tweeting anti-Muslim videos posted by a British far-right group in November, which had sparked widespread outrage in the UK.

Arthur Wagner former leading member of anti-Islam Alternative for Germany party converts to Islam
27 Jan 2018 04:00

Senior Member of German Far-Right, Anti-Islam Party Becomes Muslim

Islam Times - A former leading member of anti-Islam Alternative for Germany (AfD) party in Brandenburg has converted to Islam.

US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis during his welcome ceremony at the defense ministry in Jakarta, January 23, 2018. (photo by AFP)
24 Jan 2018 06:10

Plight of Muslim Rohingya refugees worse than what media portrays: Mattis

Islam Times - US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the plight of Rohingya Muslim refugees from Myanmar is much worse than what the media portrays.

Rohingya refugee children carry wood at the Kutupalong refugee camp in the Bangladeshi district of Ukhia, January 9, 2018. (Photo by AFP)
16 Jan 2018 10:38

Bangladesh, Myanmar agree on Rohingya repatriation plan in two-year period

Islam Times - Bangladesh and Myanmar have agreed to repatriate the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who have fled a recent army crackdown in Myanmar within a period of two years.

US President Donald Trump (R) has nominated former Republican Congress member Pete Hoekstra as US ambassador to the Netherlands. (File Photo)
15 Jan 2018 04:27

US envoy to Netherlands admits making anti-Muslim comments

Islam Times - The new US ambassador to the Netherlands, Pete Hoekstra, has admitted making anti-Muslim comments in 2015, claiming that Muslims had created so-called "no-go" zones in the country and were burning politicians.

Nigerian Shia cleric Zakzaky makes first public appearance since detention in 2015
14 Jan 2018 04:37

Nigerian Shia cleric Zakzaky makes first public appearance since detention in 2015

Islam Times - Leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, rumored to have died in detention, has made his first public appearance since he was illegally detained by security forces in 2015.