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Demonstrators talk to Haitian police during a protest against President Michel Martelly in Port-au-Prince on February 5, 2016.
6 Feb 2016 06:46

Haiti protesters stone ex-officer to death

Islam Times - Angry protesters have stoned to death a former soldier in the Caribbean country of Haiti, as political violence continues days before the country’s president is to leave office without a successor.

 
Haiti
31 Jan 2016 10:11

No foreign interference in Haiti, UN official says

Islam Times - The head of the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti rejected Sunday claims of foreign interference in the internal affairs of the Caribbean Sea country after its presidential election was postponed indefinitely.

 
Pro-opposition Haitians protest the planned deployment of an election mission by the Organization of American States (OAS) in Port-au-Prince on January 29, 2016.
30 Jan 2016 08:16

Hundreds in Haiti rally against OAS election mission

Islam Times - Haitians have staged a rally in the capital Port-au-Prince to protest against an international election mission, which they believe will meddle with the future presidential polls.

 
Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion speaks in the parliament, January 26, 2016.
27 Jan 2016 10:41

Canada says will normalize relations with Iran ‘in a speedy fashion’

Islam Times - Canada says it will move to quickly normalize relations with Iran and lift the sanctions it has imposed against Tehran in order not to miss the business opportunities that have arisen following the recent implementation of Tehran’s landmark nuclear agreement with six world powers.

 
Demonstrators march during a protest in Port-au-Prince, on January 22, 2016.
23 Jan 2016 12:58

Haiti postpones run-off elections amid violence

Islam Times - Officials in Haiti have delayed presidential and parliamentary run-off elections amid ongoing protests and opposition demands calling for a halt to the vote over alleged fraud.

 
Canadian CF-18 fighter jets
20 Jan 2016 04:09

Canada frozen out of anti-Daesh coalition talks

Islam Times - Canada has not been invited to a ministerial meeting in the French capital this week to discuss the battle against the Daesh Takfiri terror group.

 
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
19 Jan 2016 05:15

Canada says ready to restore diplomatic ties with Iran

Islam Times - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his country is getting ready to resume diplomatic relations with Iran following a four-year break in ties.

 
Canadian CF-18 fighter jets
8 Dec 2015 07:49

Canada to withdraw jets fighting Daesh in Iraq and Syria

Islam Times - Canada’s new government says it will uphold its election campaign promise and withdraw the country's fighter jets which have been targeting purported Daesh targets in Iraq and Syria.

 
John Ashe, a former president of the United Nations General Assembly
7 Oct 2015 09:35

Ban ‘shocked’ by UN ex-official bribery case

Islam Times - The UN chief has expressed shock at the allegations that John Ashe, the former president of the General Assembly, was involved in bribery while serving in the world body.

 
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto at the National Palace in Mexico City on September 2, 2015.
15 Sep 2015 07:54

Mexican president denounces killing of tourists in Egypt

Islam Times - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has strongly condemned the recent killing of Mexican tourists by Egyptian security forces, demanding that the Cairo government conduct an "exhaustive" investigation into the fatal incident.

 
Guatemalan presidential candidate for the National Front of Convergence (FCN) Party, Jimmy Morales, shows his inked finger at a polling station on September 6, 2015.
7 Sep 2015 13:18

Comedian leads in Guatemala presidential poll

Islam Times - Early results from the presidential election in the Central American country of Guatemala have put actor and comedian Jimmy Morales ahead of center-right businessman Manuel Baldizon by four percentage points.

 
Guatemalan President Otto Perez
2 Sep 2015 07:46

Guatemala president barred from leaving country

Islam Times - Guatemala’s president has been barred by court order from leaving the country amid a snowballing multi-million-dollar corruption scandal engulfing his administration.

 
Qatar-based Al Jazeera English journalist Egyptian-Canadian Mohamed Fahmy arrives at court in Cairo for retrial on February 12, 2015.
30 Aug 2015 14:39

Canada says 'disappointed' about Egypt court ruling in journalist case

Islam Times - The Canadian government says it is "disappointed" after an Egyptian appeals court sentenced Mohammed Fahmy, a naturalized Canadian working for Al Jazeera news network, to prison.

 
Electoral posters of candidates for the legislative elections are seen in Port-au-Prince, on August 8, 2015.
10 Aug 2015 06:48

Polls open in Haiti long-delayed elections

Islam Times - Polling stations have opened for a long-delayed public vote in Haiti, marking the first plebiscite since Michel Martelly was elected president more than four years ago.

 
A protester wearing a mask associated with a group of hacker activists known as Anonymous
21 Jul 2015 05:48

Anonymous warns Canada police: There’ll be revenge

Islam Times - A group of hacker activists known as Anonymous has warned it will take revenge for the recent killing of one of its members by the Canadian police.

 
29 Jun 2015 07:27

Argentina orders asset seizure of Malvinas drilling firms

Islam Times - A federal judge in Argentina has issued an order to seize the assets of five foreign companies exploring oil in waters off the disputed Malvinas islands, also known as the Falklands to the British.

 
1000s of Hondurans call for president’s resignation
20 Jun 2015 10:44

1000s of Hondurans call for president’s resignation

Islam Times - Thousands of Hondurans have taken to the streets of the capital, Tegucigalpa, to call on President Juan Orlando Hernandez to quit over an alleged corruption scandal in his election campaign.

 
Canadian Government Says Free Speech is for Offending Muslims — Not Opposing Israel
13 May 2015 13:05

Canadian Government Says Free Speech is for Offending Muslims — Not Opposing Israel

Islam Times - Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, January 8, 2015, on Charlie Hebdo shootings: “When a trio of hooded men struck at some of our most cherished democratic principles, freedom of expression, freedom of the press, they assaulted democracy everywhere . . . They have declared ...

 
Organizations Across Canada Oppose Government Effort To Criminalize Criticism Of Israel
25 Apr 2015 10:31

Organizations Across Canada Oppose Government Effort To Criminalize Criticism Of Israel

Islam Times - In recent years, Israel and its allies have become increasingly concerned about the growing international movement to expose and sanction Israel’s behaviour.

 
Canada Plans to Send Soldiers to Ukraine
14 Apr 2015 11:38

Canada Plans to Send Soldiers to Ukraine

Islam Times - The Canadian government intends to send troops to Ukraine in the coming months, CTV News reported, citing officials.