Islamic Archive

Is Iran on the verge of another revolution?

This week, amid the fallout of tough US sanctions and growing political uncertainty, many Iranians are marking the 10th anniversary of the Green Movement. Ten years ago, mass protests erupted after suspicions arose that the general elections had been rigged in favour …

14th Islamic Summit kicks off in Mecca today

The 14th Islamic Summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will kick off later today in the holy city of Mecca, following the Arab League and GCC summits that took place yesterday headed by Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz. During …

China ready to work with Islamic countries: Xi

BEIJING: ChinesePresident Xi Jinping said that China stands ready to work with the Islamic countries to enhance mutual trust and promote practical cooperation for promoting peace and prosperity World over. In his message on the eve of the 14th summit of the Organization of Islamic …

Iran sticks to its guns: No room for talks with Trump

“Although I personally support dialog and diplomacy, I flatly reject it under the current circumstances,” said Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in a clear message that the Islamic Republic’s stance toward the idea of talks with the administration of US President Donald Trump remained unchanged. Rouhani …

32 dead in Tajikistan prison riot

DUSHANBE: At least 32 people were killed in a prison riot in Tajikistan, including 24 members of the Islamic State jihadist group and three guards, authorities said Monday. Five inmates and the three guards were initially killed by prisoners in the riot that …

Iran’s Khamenei says there will be no war with US

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday Tehran does not seek war with the United States despite mounting tensions between the two arch-enemies over Iranian nuclear capabilities and its missile programme. In comments to senior officials carried by state television, …