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US, UK to carry out cyber ‘war games’
17 Jan 2015 - 16:19

US, UK to carry out cyber ‘war games’

Islam Times - US and UK intelligence agencies will begin conducting cyber “war games” to boost both countries' resistance to cyber attacks, President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron announced.

 
Anti-Coup Alliance urges weeklong protest rallies in Egypt
17 Jan 2015 - 16:16

Anti-Coup Alliance urges weeklong protest rallies in Egypt

Islam Times - The Anti-Coup Alliance in Egypt has called for fresh week-long protests against the government of President Abdel Fatah el-Sisi as the fourth anniversary of the January 25 revolution approaches.

 
Ikramul Haq alias Lahori
17 Jan 2015 - 16:10

Pakistan hangs militant involved in Iran diplomat assassination

Islam Times - A Pakistani militant involved in the assassination of the Iranian cultural attaché in Islamabad in 1990 has been hanged in a jail in the Pakistani city of Lahore.

 
Mitt Romney ‘seriously considering’ 2016 White House bid
17 Jan 2015 - 16:08

Mitt Romney ‘seriously considering’ 2016 White House bid

Islam Times - Mitt Romney, the former Republican nominee for US president in 2008 and 2012, announced on Friday that he is giving a third presidential campaign “serious consideration.”

 
Israel crossing all boundaries: Swedish FM
17 Jan 2015 - 15:54

Israel crossing all boundaries: Swedish FM

Islam Times - Sweden’s Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom has slammed Israel over its reaction to Stockholm’s recognition of the Palestinian state, stressing that Tel Aviv is crossing all boundaries.

 
Florida police have been criticized for using mug shots of black suspects for target practice
17 Jan 2015 - 15:47

Florida police use images of black men for shooting practice

Islam Times - Police officers in the US state of Florida have caused public outrage for using mug shots of black suspects for shooting practice, a report says.

 
smoke rising above the ruins of Donetsk International Airport
17 Jan 2015 - 15:45

Donetsk says Ukraine army fired ‘phosphorous bombs’

Islam Times - The Defense Ministry of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic has accused Ukrainian government troops of using of phosphorous weapons in an attack on the restive city’s International Airport.

 
Tareena Shakil and her toddler son Zaheem
17 Jan 2015 - 15:43

British mom flees to Turkey after being forced to marry ISIL suitor

Islam Times - A British mom who joined the ISIL terrorist group in Syria last year has fled to Turkey after being forced to marry a Takfiri terrorist, a report says.

 
US slams ICC probe of Israel war crimes
17 Jan 2015 - 15:38

US slams ICC probe of Israel war crimes

Islam Times - The United States has once again showed its support for Israel’s war crimes denouncing a plan to probe into Tel Aviv’s atrocities against Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip.

 
File photo shows Hezbollah
17 Jan 2015 - 14:34

Hezbollah, Future Movement back enhanced security bids

Islam Times - The Lebanese resistance movement, Hezbollah, and the Future Movement have expressed their support for measures that would improve security and stability in the country.

 
Justice Department collected metadata on Americans’ international calls
17 Jan 2015 - 13:34

Justice Department collected metadata on Americans’ international calls

Islam Times - The Justice Department kept a clandestine database of US citizens’ international phone calls for over a decade before the program was ended in 2013, a report says.

 
West African leaders mull new force to fight militancy
17 Jan 2015 - 13:29

West African leaders mull new force to fight militancy

Islam Times - West African leaders are mulling to create a multinational force in order to fight the growing militancy across the troubled region.

 
Egyptian border guards close the Rafah border terminal between Egypt and Gaza.
17 Jan 2015 - 13:28

Hundreds of Gazans protest closure of Rafah crossing

Islam Times - Hundreds of people in the besieged Gaza Strip have joined a protest against the protracted closure of the Rafah border crossing -- the enclave's only land terminal that bypasses Israel -- by Egyptian authorities.

 
Bahraini protesters run towards riot police during clashes in the village of Sanabis, west of Manama.
17 Jan 2015 - 13:27

Bahraini regime forces launch crackdown on protesters

Islam Times - Security forces across Bahrain have once again clashed with anti-regime protesters demanding the release of political prisoners.

 
Turkish forces gather near a police station in Istanbul after a bombing attack on January 6, 2015.
17 Jan 2015 - 13:25

Istanbul bomber, widow of Norwegian ISIL militant

Islam Times - A bomber who recently attacked a police station in the Turkish city of Istanbul has reportedly been the widow of a Norwegian member of the ISIL terrorist group.

 
A member of the Libya Dawn militia sits on a pickup truck during clashes with forces loyal to Libya
17 Jan 2015 - 13:22

Libya dawn announces ceasefire with other warring factions

Islam Times - The Libya Dawn militia alliance has announced a ceasefire with other factions in war-torn Libya following an agreement at UN-backed peace talks between warring sides.

 
US Special Forces troops taking part in an exercise in Jordan in May 2012.
17 Jan 2015 - 13:19

US plans to send 1,000 troops to Mideast: Pentagon

Islam Times - The US military says it plans to deploy about 1,000 troops to train the so-called moderate Syrian militants to fight against the ISIL terrorist group.

 
An Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket at NASA
17 Jan 2015 - 13:10

US to buy 60 Russian space rocket engines worth $1bn

Islam Times - Russian rocket maker Energomash has signed a billion-dollar contract to deliver 60 RD-181 rocket engines to a US space firm, officials say.

 
US, UK agree strong sanctions to remain on Russia: Obama
17 Jan 2015 - 13:08

US, UK agree strong sanctions to remain on Russia: Obama

Islam Times - US President Barack Obama says Washington and London have agreed to maintain tough sanctions on Russia over its alleged role in Ukraine's crisis.

 
Ukrainian troops around an armored vehicle in the country’s east
17 Jan 2015 - 13:05

Ukraine contact group talks with pro-Russians canceled

Islam Times - A scheduled meeting between a three-party contact group on Ukraine and representatives of the self-proclaimed republics of eastern Ukraine has been canceled.