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Turkey’s Erdogan calls for snap elections on June 24

Turkey’s Erdogan calls for snap elections on June 24

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has called a snap election on June 24, moving the date up from November 2019. “Even though the president and government are working in unison, the diseases…

Iran: We will not wait for approval to produce weapons

Iran: We will not wait for approval to produce weapons

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has declared that Tehran will not wait for any permission to produce the weapons it needs to defend the country. In a speech marking Iran’s Army Day on…

Is Sheikh Hasina turning Bangladesh into a one-party state?

Is Sheikh Hasina turning Bangladesh into a one-party state?

by Faisal Mahmud :The controversial jailing of former Bangladesh Prime Minister Khaleda Zia and the state persecution of dissent have raised fears that the next parliamentary election could turn into a violent sham. Fear…

Trump: Saudis need to pay if they want US troops to stay in Syria

Trump: Saudis need to pay if they want US troops to stay in Syria

US President Donald Trump has said that Saudi Arabia might have to pay if it wants continuing US presence in Syria. “We’ve almost completed that task [of defeating ISIL] and we’ll be making a determination…

US-Gulf summit postponed to September

US-Gulf summit postponed to September

A Gulf summit that was supposed to take place at the beginning of April in Washington, DC has been postponed to September, a number of United States officials said. According to…

Putin, Erdogan and Rouhani to discuss Syrian war

Putin, Erdogan and Rouhani to discuss Syrian war

by Umut Uras : Turkey will host a trilateral meeting on the Syrian crisis between the presidents of Turkey, Russia and Iran on Wednesday amid significant developments happening on the ground in the seven-year…

MBS’s Israel remarks’ timing ‘absolutely worst ever’

MBS’s Israel remarks’ timing ‘absolutely worst ever’

Commenting on the Saudi crown prince’s lastest interview in which he asserts, in the context of the Israel-Palestine conflict, that “each people” have “a right to live in their peaceful nation”, Al Jazeera’s…

Sisi narrowly misses 100 percent of vote in Egypt

Sisi narrowly misses 100 percent of vote in Egypt

In a result that comes as no shock to Egyptians and the rest of the world, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has won the presidential elections with 97 percent of the votes, final results…

The importance of time in Islam

The importance of time in Islam

By Aisha Stacey : What is time, what causes it?  Is it a dimension, can you slow it down or speed it up?  When we think of time we tend to think…

Massive anti-India protests erupt in southern Kashmir

Massive anti-India protests erupt in southern Kashmir

by Rifat Fareed:Massive anti-India protests have erupted in southern parts of Indian-administered Kashmir following the killing of at least 12 rebels. Police said on Sunday the rebels were killed in three separate…