Islam Times - The Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, continues to pile pressure on the government to release the movement’s leader, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat Ibrahim....
Islam Times - Moroccan authorities have continued a brutal crackdown on dissent with more activists being arrested for taking part in the country's ongoing political protests.
Islam Times - Mali’s foreign minister on Friday pressed the UN Security Council to quickly adopt a resolution endorsing the creation of a special force to fight the extremists increasingly plaguing North Africa's Sahel region.
Islam Times - The African Union on Saturday urged “restraint” as tensions intensified between Djibouti and Eritrea over a disputed border territory after the withdrawal of Qatari peacekeepers from a buffer zone.
Islam Times - People have rallied in Morocco’s capital, Rabat, and in other northern cities to show support for a weeks-long campaign against corruption and official abuses in the north.
Islam Times - Police and protesters have clashed in the restive Moroccan Rif region, which has been the scene of social unrest following the death of a fishmonger late last year.
Islam Times - The ongoing protests in Morocco, which have already been compared to the events of the "Arab Spring" in 2011, could hit with renewed vigor in the summer.
Islam Times - The European Union says it plans to spend 50 million euros to finance the establishment of a joint African military force in the Sahel region with the declared aim of fighting terrorism, among other threats.
Islam Times - Morocco’s monarch Mohammed VI is to avoid an upcoming summit of African leaders as it is also to be joined by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Islam Times - Thousands of protesters in the North African kingdom of Morocco have staged night rallies to demand the release of a leader of an uprising in the restive northern Rif region.
Islam Times - A rapid intervention force of Senegalese troops will soon be deployed in central Mali, which has seen an increase in militant attacks and communal violence since 2015, the new UN peacekeeping chief says.
Islam Times - Sudan's foreign minister says President Omar al-Bashir will attend a summit in Saudi Arabia, where US President Donald Trump will also be present, despite arrest warrants for war crimes and genocide issued by the International Criminal Court against the Sudanese leader.
Islam Times - South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and several ministers have held a 24-hour hunger strike in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners currently on hunger strike in Israeli regime’s prisons.
Islam Times - Germany and Italy have called for the deployment of European Union troops in Africa to ostensibly stop illegal migrants from the continent crossing over to Europe.
Islam Times - The Boko Haram Takfiri terrorist group has reportedly threatened to launch bomb attacks against the Nigerian capital Abuja.
Islam Times - Somalia’s minister of public works and reconstruction, Abbas Abdullahi Siraji, was killed in Mogadishu in what was apparently an accidental shooting, government and police sources say.
Islam Times - French forces in Western Africa say they have killed or captured about 20 militants in a restive region in Mali near Burkina Faso.
Islam Times - The Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, continues to pile pressure on the government to release the movement’s leader, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat Ibrahim.
Islam Times - It is widely known that the U.S.-led NATO intervention to topple Libya’s Muammar Gaddafi in 2011 resulted in a power vacuum that has allowed terror groups like ISIS to gain a foothold in the country.
Islam Times - Nigerian security forces have violently dispersed peaceful rallies in the capital Abuja and Kaduna calling for the immediate release of ailing Islamic Movement Leader Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky.
Islam Times - Reacting to a recent US missile strike on a Syrian airbase, Algerian Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra has stressed that Syria’s territorial sovereignty must be respected.