Islam Times - Taliban militants have killed at least 26 Afghan soldiers and injured 30 more in an attack on an army base in Afghanistan’s southern Kandahar Province.
Islam Times - The European Union’s top court has ruled that Hamas should remain on the 28-nation bloc’s “terror” blacklist, rejecting an earlier decision by a lower court to remove the Palestinian resistance movement from the list.
Islam Times - American Muslims say they have experienced deep suspicion about their faith since Donald Trump took office in January, a survey shows.
Islam Times - Russia says the recent approval of a sanctions bill against Moscow at the United States House of Representatives is a serious step toward destroying any chance for the improvement of ties with Washington.
Islam Times - President Hassan Rouhani has denounced the US House of Representatives’ approval of a draft law on fresh sanctions against Iran, saying the Islamic Republic would “definitely” give a proportionate response to the hostile move.
Islam Times - A two-day strike is due to begin shortly in Venezuela in an attempt by the opposition to increase pressure on President Nicolas Maduro to abandon an upcoming vote for a super-congress with powers to rewrite the constitution.
Islam Times - Thousands of Jordanians have held a funeral ceremony for a teenager recently killed by an Israeli embassy guard, chanting anti-Tel Aviv slogans and urging the government to close down the regime’s mission in Amman.
Islam Times - American intelligence agencies say that it will take only one year for North Korea to have missiles capable of reaching the United States.
Islam Times - IMF chief Christine Lagarde says the International Monetary Fund may move its headquarters to Beijing in a decade if China and other big emerging markets continue to grow.
Islam Times - Qatar’s foreign minister, who is on a visit to the US, says the “negative behavior” of the Saudi-led bloc of blockaders is undermining the mediation efforts aimed at settling the unprecedented diplomatic crisis gripping the Persian Gulf region.
Islam Times - US Attorney General Jeff Sessions is being urged by fellow conservatives to stand his ground as President Donald Trump escalates his assaults on the nation’s top lawyer in an apparent effort to make him resign.
Islam Times - Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iraqi Vice President Nouri al-Maliki have held a meeting, during which they underlined the need for the reinforcement of bilateral “economic” and “military-technical” relations.
Islam Times - US President Donald Trump has threatened Iran with “big, big problems” if Tehran fails to comply with the 2015 nuclear agreement.
Islam Times - US President Donald Trump and Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri have met in the White House, discussing a range of issues including the so-called fight against terrorism, Syrian refugees and humanitarian aid.
Islam Times - Dozens of Palestinians have been injured as Israeli forces attack protesters gathered outside the main entrance to the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in East Jerusalem al-Quds.
Islam Times - Amnesty International has called on the EU to pressure members to get Turkey “back in line” and halt its human rights crackdown.
Islam Times - The US Senate has voted narrowly to begin debate on legislation to repeal Obamacare, but Republican leaders faced their first defeat when they failed to get enough votes on a measure to repeal President Barack Obama’s healthcare law.
Islam Times - A large group of Israeli settlers have occupied a historical building in the West Bank city of al-Khalil (Hebron).
Islam Times - British Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union David Davis has said there is a "moral imperative" to reach a quick deal on the rights of EU nationals living in Britain and UK citizens in the bloc.
Islam Times - US Attorney General Jeff Sessions' allies have said that President Donald Trump is carrying out a deliberate public campaign to pressure him to quit, rather than fire him outright, but the country's top lawyer has no intention of resigning.