Trump, Kim to meet in February; White House

Trump, Kim to meet in February; White House

US President Donald Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un will hold second meeting in February, the White House has announced.

 
Lebanese FM calls Arab League to restore Syria’s membership

Lebanese FM calls Arab League to restore Syria’s membership

Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil has demanded the Arab League to readmit Syria in the organization rejecting endeavors to block the decision.

 
Impeachment calls grow after report Trump told ex-lawyer to lie to Congress

Impeachment calls grow after report Trump told ex-lawyer to lie to Congress

US President Donald Trump ordered his former lawyer Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about his plans to build a Trump Tower in Moscow, according to new report, prompting calls for Trump’s resignation ...

 
US-led strikes on Dayr al-Zawr kills 20 Syrian civilians

US-led strikes on Dayr al-Zawr kills 20 Syrian civilians

At least 20 civilians have lost their lives after US-led coalition launched several airstrikes on the eastern province of Dayr al-Zawr purportedly fighting Daesh Takfiri terrorists.

 
Moscow: New US missile strategy will spark space arms race

Moscow: New US missile strategy will spark space arms race

Moscow says America’s newly unveiled space-based military strategy will unleash a dangerous arms race, urging Washington to settle arms treaty disputes "before it’s too late."

 
Blackwater demands replacement of US forces in Syria with private contractors

Blackwater demands replacement of US forces in Syria with private contractors

The founder of US private military company calls for replacing American forces in Syria with mercenaries following the decision made by the US President to withdraw troops from the Arab country.

 
Nigerian Muslim community voice support with detained Press TV anchor

Nigerian Muslim community voice support with detained Press TV anchor

A group of people from the Islamic Movement in Nigeria have held rally in the northwestern city of Kano on Friday condemning the illegal detention of Press TV anchor, Marzieh Hashemi by the United States ...

 
Trump admin. finds its ‘maximum pressure’ Iran policy not working: Report

Trump admin. finds its ‘maximum pressure’ Iran policy not working: Report

US President Donald Trump's so-called “maximum pressure” policy against Iran has failed, says a report, citing the results of an internal assessment by his administration.

 
China offers Iran $3bn deal to develop giant oilfield: WSJ

China offers Iran $3bn deal to develop giant oilfield: WSJ

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini will not take part in an anti-Iran conference to be held by the US in the Polish capital of Warsaw in mid-February, Iranian and US media reports say.

 
Mogherini, EU ministers to snub US summit

Mogherini, EU ministers to snub US summit

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini will not take part in an anti-Iran conference to be held by the US in the Polish capital of Warsaw in mid-February, Iranian and US media reports say.

 
 
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Italy’s security approach to Islam

Italian state’s security and counter-terrorism-oriented approach prevents it from adopting collaborative policies on Islam that do not criminalize Italian Muslims but aim at working with them hand-in-hand toward mutual benefits

Isfahan seminary introduces Imam (As) Hussein to tourists

International seminary in Iran’s historical city of Isfahan welcomes foreign visitors with bottles of water and multilingual guides who introduce the third Shia Imam for tourists amid the mourning month of Muharram.

Democracy in the Light of Imam Hussain’s (PBUH) Movement

One of the questions that arises about Imam Hussain’s (PBUH) movement, which is of great importance especially in the modern days, is whether he desired to form an Islamic community, and if so whether the people willingly wanted to accept his leadership or not.

Is establishing an Arab NATO possible?

As tensions between Iran and the United States continue to heighten under America’s hawkish President Donald Trump, latest reports have indicated that Trump's administration has been quietly pushing ahead with a plan to create a NATO-like security and political alliance between Arab countries to confront ...

Who’s in Charge? The Israel Lobby Ten Years Later

The Summer of 2017 marked the tenth anniversary of the publication of Stephen Walt and Mearsheimer’s book The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy.

 
“Khomeini, God’s Revolutionary” published in Italy

Italian translation of book on the high character of Imam Khomeini (RA), the late Iranian leader, is published ahead of the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in the country.

“Open Your Eyes” published

A group of Iranian authors have collected remarks by prominent Shia cleric in their new book with the theme of Islamic ethics.

“Political Thoughts of Ayatollah Khamenei” published

Major publication in Iran has released the latest book on the Supreme Leader of Islamic Republic detailing the political thoughts by Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei.

“Introduction to Bibliography of Nahj al-Balagha” published

New book by publication of the University of Islamic Denominations is released to provide the readers with book on bibliography of Nahj al-Balagha, major Shia reference.

First volume of “Qur’anic Encyclopedia of Hajj” published

The first volume of Qur’anic encyclopedia of Hajj is published by research center of culture and Qur’an studies co-authored by a group of Iranian researchers in a bid to compile the studies on the Islamic pillar.

 
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China defends draconian camps enslaving Muslim minorities

China will not back down on what it sees as a highly successful de-radicalisation programme in Xinjiang that has attracted global concern, but fewer people will be sent through, officials said last week in allowing rare media access there.

Highlights of global energy market in 2018

The global energy sector in 2018 largely featured the U.S.’ decision to impose sanctions against Iran, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)'s decision to lower oil output, extensive oil price fluctuations and climate concerns.

Rights group says concrete steps must be taken for Rohingya crisis resolution

The international community should put forward concrete plans to resolve the Rohingya crisis, head of a Rome-based human rights group said.

Turkish fleet sails sea as part of 12-year-old ‘Mediterranean Shield’ op

Turkish forces deployed in the Eastern Mediterranean as part of “Operation Mediterranean Shield” are monitoring developments at sea. The fleet’s duty is to protect Barbaros Hayrettin Paşa, a Turkish seismic vessel working in the Eastern Mediterranean which has previously been the target of a Greek frigate ...

East Mediterranean energy equation heats up

Among the quadrilateral of Cyprus, Egypt, Greece, and Israel, it is possible to identify four different groups of three. The geometry of any emerging cooperation on energy development and export, if it does not include Turkey, will be in the East Mediterranean, from these states.