Islam Times - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says a military solution to the conflict in Syria is nothing but an “illusion.”
Islam Times - Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair should be impeached for a deliberate attack against Iraq which is part of a British plan to have war on Islam keeps ongoing, says Rodney Shakespeare, an academic and political analyst based in London.
Islam Times - The US Navy is about to take ownership of Zumwalt, its largest and most technologically advanced destroyer yet.
Islam Times - The European Union has reportedly brokered a controversial deal with Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir in an effort to stop refugees entering the continent from Africa.
Islam Times - Spanish authorities have reportedly stopped a British military aircraft carrying Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond from flying through Spain’s airspace on its way to Gibraltar.
Islam Times - US President Barack Obama has taken a swipe at the presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump over his incendiary rhetoric on the campaign trail.
Islam Times - Several Latin American countries have refused to recognize Brazil's new interim government as people take to streets of Sao Paulo to demonstrate against President Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment.
Islam Times - German politicians say Chancellor Angela Merkel has made the EU very dependent on Turkey in dealing with the refugee crisis, accusing her of having exposed the bloc to blackmail by Ankara.
Islam Times - Thousands have taken to the streets of Madrid on the occasion of the 5th anniversary of the establishment of a protest movement to demand an end to the government’s austerity measures.
Islam Times - Saudi Arabia is planning to launch a new security surveillance center, staffing it with hundreds of foreign-trained personnel, a report says.
Islam Times - US Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders has condemned the super delegate voting system in America.
Islam Times - A former CIA operative has revealed that the US Central Intelligence Agency played a key role in the arrest of Nelson Mandela, which led to the South African anti-apartheid leader’s trial and imprisonment for nearly three decades, according to a new report.
Islam Times - The UN special envoy says a number of“difficult matters" remain unresolved to clinch an accord between Yemen's warring parties during ongoing UN-brokered talks in Kuwait.
Islam Times - The Republic of Azerbaijan has declared joint military drills with Turkey and Georgia, a move which is likely to increase tensions with neighboring Armenia prior to talks with Yerevan over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh.
Islam Times - The Nigerian government has committed crimes against senior Shia cleric Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky and his followers, one of the prominent Muslim leader’s students says.
Islam Times - A former US Senate candidate says it is not clear yet whether Donald Trump, if elected president of the United States, will turn against the Zionist lobby and Israel or sell out those Americans who have put their trust in him.
Islam Times - The leader of Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah has praised the role of martyrs in the battle against the “Zionist regime and terrorism.”
Islam Times - The Turkish government has dismissed hundreds of journalists so far this year and blocked tens of thousands of websites since mid-2015, says an association for journalists in Turkey.
Islam Times - Presumptive US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has warned that the Obama administration’s effort to step up asylum for Syrian refugees has put the United States on the verge of another large-scale terrorist attack.
Islam Times - El Salvador has refused to recognize the new Brazilian government that has come to power following President Dilma Rousseff’s suspension to face an impeachment trial.