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Hundreds of protesters chant against US President Donald Trump and ask for reparations for Haiti outside The Trump Building at 40 Wall Street on Friday, January 19 in New York City.
20 Jan 2018 - 08:48

Haitians rally in New York against Trump’s vulgar comments

Islam Times - Hundreds of Haitian immigrants have marched in New York City to express their outrage at the vulgar language used by US President Donald Trump against African and Central American immigrants.

People gather to begin a march in Bangkok, Thailand, January 20, 2018 in this picture obtained from social media. (Via Reuters)
20 Jan 2018 - 08:39

Hundreds of police in Thailand block anti-junta march

Islam Times - Hundreds of police in Thailand on Saturday blocked protesters planning to march from Bangkok to Khon Kaen in the northeast of the country in a rare display of public discontent in the junta-ruled country.

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel speaks at a press conference in Berlin on January 17, 2018. (Photo by AFP)
20 Jan 2018 - 07:27

'Germany, France must work to deepen European union'

Islam Times - Berlin must work with Paris to improve and deepen the European union, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel urged as his Social Democrats weigh renewing a coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Members of the United Nations Security Council gather for a meeting on Afghanistan at the UN headquarters in New York on January 19, 2018. (Photo by Reuters)
20 Jan 2018 - 07:24

US-led invasion worsened Afghan security situation: Iran diplomat

Islam Times - A senior Iranian diplomat says the US-led invasion of Afghanistan has merely led to the deterioration of the security situation in the Asian country, urging enhanced economic ties with Kabul to pave the way for an international fight against terrorism there.

A file photo of Saudi-led forces on the outskirts of the southern Yemen port city of Aden
20 Jan 2018 - 07:22

Germany stops arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Islam Times - Germany has stopped selling weapons to Saudi Arabia and almost all of its allies waging war on Yemen, in a decision likely to have both an impact on the Riyadh regime and a domino effect on other Western and non-Western countries exporting arms to Saudi Arabia.

US Representative Joaquin Castro speaks during a press conference on immigration reform and a looming government shutdown outside the U.S. Capitol January 19, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Getty Images)
20 Jan 2018 - 06:18

US government shutdown begins over budget impasse

Islam Times - The US government has officially shut down after lawmakers in the upper chamber of Congress failed to reach a deal on a short-term budget for funding government operations.

A Palestinian protester shouts at Israeli forces during a protest in Arab-dominated occupied region of East Jerusalem al-Quds on December 30, 2017 against the US. (Photo by AFP)
20 Jan 2018 - 06:16

Israel army considers taking over security in East Jerusalem al-Quds

Islam Times - The Israeli military is reportedly considering a plan to take over from police the control of the situation at a Palestinian refugee camp and an Arab neighborhood in East Jerusalem al-Quds amid ongoing tensions there over a controversial US policy shift on the occupied city.

This file photo shows a Yemeni Houthi Ansarullah fighter dressed in camouflage, and aiming at a position of Saudi troops in southwestern Saudi Arabia. (Photo by the media bureau of Yemen’s Joint Operations Command Center)
20 Jan 2018 - 06:13

Yemeni retaliatory attacks leave eight Saudi soldiers dead

Islam Times - At least eight Saudi soldiers have been killed when Yemeni army soldiers and fighters from allied Popular Committees launched separate attacks in Saudi Arabia’s southwestern border regions of Jizan, Najran and Asir as they continue their retaliatory raids against Riyadh regime’s aerial ...

A picture taken on July 9, 2017, shows smoke billowing following an airstrike by US-led international coalition forces in Mosul, Iraq. (Photo by AFP)
20 Jan 2018 - 06:12

US-led coalition civilian killings tripled in Iraq, Syria in 2017: Monitor

Islam Times - A British monitoring group says up to 6,000 Syrian and Iraqi civilians were killed in US-led coalition airstrikes in 2017 alone.

An image grab taken from Egypt
20 Jan 2018 - 06:11

Egypt’s President Sisi to stand for re-election in March vote

Islam Times - Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has announced that he will stand for re-election in the presidential vote due to be held in March.

US forces, accompanied by Kurdish People
20 Jan 2018 - 06:10

Russian FM slams US efforts to create 'alternative authority' in Syria

Islam Times - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has lashed out at the US for undermining the territorial integrity of Syria through efforts to form “alternative bodies of authority” across the Middle Eastern country.

Trump signs NSA surveillance extension bill into law
20 Jan 2018 - 06:08

Trump signs NSA surveillance extension bill into law

Islam Times - US President Donald Trump has signed into law a bill that extends the controversial surveillance program by the National Security Agency (NSA) for another six years.

The photo, taken on December 23, 2017, shows a group of South Sudanese refugees fleeing from recent fighting in Lasu, South Sudan, after crossing the border into the Democratic Republic of the Congo. (Photo by AFP)
20 Jan 2018 - 06:05

UNICEF warns South Sudan risks losing generation due to conflict

Islam Times - The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has warned that South Sudan risks losing a generation with 70 percent of the country's children out of school due to the four-year civil war.

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has called on the member states of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) to work over the development of digital economy to help expedite the Union’s growth.
20 Jan 2018 - 05:35

Putin calls on EEU to go digital to expedite growth

Islam Times - Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for the development of the whole digital economy of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) that Moscow has created to stand in the face of rival blocs – most importantly the European Union.

In this file photo, US President Donald Trump is welcomed by US Navy Admiral Harry Harris, commander of US Pacific Command, at its headquarters in Aiea, Hawaii, November 3, 2017. (Photo by Reuters)
20 Jan 2018 - 05:33

US Pacific military chief says China a disruptive force in region

Islam Times - Head of the US military’s Pacific command Admiral Harry Harris, known for his combative views on China, has said China is a disruptive power in the Indo-Pacific region urging countries in the region to build capabilities and work together to counter the Communist country.

A photo made available by the Dogan News Agency shows Turkish army military trucks transporting armored vehicles to reinforce the border units in Sanliurfa close to the Syrian border on January 16, 2018. (Via AFP)
20 Jan 2018 - 05:30

Afrin operation should start with no delay: Turkish defense chief

Islam Times - Turkish Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli says no troops have gone into Syria's Kurdish-controlled Afrin region but the operation has started "de facto" with cross-border shelling.

Hezbollah among most effective forces fighting terror in Mideast: Nasrallah
20 Jan 2018 - 05:26

Hezbollah among most effective forces fighting terror in Mideast: Nasrallah

Islam Times - The secretary general of the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement has described his group as one of the most effective forces in the fight against terrorism across the Middle East region.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaks to reporters at the UN headquarters in New York on January 19, 2018. (AFP photo)
20 Jan 2018 - 05:07

Iran's nuclear deal cannot survive if US withdraws: Russia

Islam Times - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has warned that Iran's nuclear deal with world powers will collapse if the US withdraws from the agreement.

US military edge over Russia, China eroding: Mattis
20 Jan 2018 - 05:02

US military edge over Russia, China eroding: Mattis

Islam Times - Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has warned of “growing threats” from Russia and China, saying the US military’s advantages over the two countries have eroded in recent years.

Transgender former US soldier Chelsea Manning (AFP photo)
20 Jan 2018 - 04:58

US transgender whistleblower officially files to run for Senate

Islam Times - American whistleblower Chelsea Manning has officially registered as a candidate in the 2018 US Senate race for the state of Maryland.