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August 29, 2018 10:26 AM Iran has arrested 'dozens of spies': Intelligence minister

TEHRAN: Iran's intelligence minister said "dozens of spies" had been arrested as part of a crackdown on espionage and dual nationals and alluded to an agent Iran had placed in the Israeli government, Iranian media reported on Wednesday. Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi did not provide details of the "dozens of spies", or over what period they had been arrested 21

August 27, 2018 9:48 AM Malaysians a model of cleanliness in Mecca

MECCA: After seeing how Malaysian pilgrims kept their surroundings neat and tidy in the Masyair Prime Cleanliness Campaign by Tabung Haji (TH), Saudi Arabia is now proposing the same programme be implemented for all pilgrims in the future. Saudi Arabia Haj and Umrah vice minister, Dr Abdulfattah Suliman Mashat, considers Malaysia a model of cleanliness 8

August 27, 2018 2:49 AM Zainal’s death a blow to Penang Umno

GEORGE TOWN: Penang Umno has lost one of its longest-serving leaders, Datuk Seri Zainal Abidin Osman (pix), who suffered from multiple myeloma which is a form of blood cancer. He was 58 years old. The lanky leader had served as a federal minister and an economic adviser to a regional development authority. He was regarded as a calming figure in Penang 7

August 26, 2018 10:02 AM Athletes show off their national pride as Merdeka Day approaches

GEORGE TOWN: As the nation marks the 61st National Day celebrations with the annual pomp and splendour, citizens from all walks of life mark the occasion through their own unique approaches. In Kampung Bukit Pelanduk at Permatang Pauh, two friends have set off on some 380km bicycle ride to mark the occasion. "We want to instil the spirit of patriotism 14

August 25, 2018 4:13 AM Rohingya's protest for 'justice' on crackdown anniversary

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh: Thousands of Rohingya refugees staged protests for "justice" Saturday on the first anniversary of a Myanmar military crackdown that forced them to flee to camps in Bangladesh. About 700,000 of the Muslim minority poured across the border after attacks by the Myanmar military and Buddhist groups that the United Nations has likened 8

August 22, 2018 9:45 AM Anti-Muslim rant sparks backlash against AFL personality

SYDNEY: A leading Australian media personality sparked controversy Wednesday after lashing out at the nation's Muslim community, saying they "share no common interest" with the rest of the country. Sam Newman, a former Aussie Rules football player who co-hosts the popular "Footy Show" on commercial television, was reacting after two leading Muslim players 12

August 17, 2018 9:34 AM Islam is a political movement

Today, two million Muslims are converging on Mekah, Umno President Ahmad Zahid Hamidi being one of them. What many, Muslims included, do not realise is that the annual pilgrimage to the Kaaba is a pre-Islamic ritual. It is older than Islam and was in existence long before Muhammad was born. And the Kaaba was home to 360 different gods. Chief amongst 36

August 13, 2018 10:06 AM Sabah govt to continue providing allocation to non-Muslim religious bodies, schools

KOTA KINABALU: Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal today said that the state government will continue to provide annual allocation to non-Muslim religious bodies, missionary schools and Chinese private schools in Sabah. Mohd Shafie, who is also Sabah Finance Minister, said the objective of such allocation was to ease the financial burden of the institutions 14

August 11, 2018 9:37 AM So, Rafizi lied about the RM24 million diamond ring after all

Rafizi Ramli wants to be the next Deputy President of PKR. According to what Rafizi told his people, he has the support of Anwar Ibrahim and Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail who are very upset with Azmin Ali because of his alliance with Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. However, a new revelation has just surfaced that proves Rafizi lied about the RM24 million diamond 42

August 5, 2018 2:26 PM KPWKM, Mujahid work together to raise minimum age for marriage to 18

PUTRAJAYA: The Women, Family and Community Development Ministry (KPWKM) is working together with the Religious Affairs Minister at the Prime Minister's Department, Datuk Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa, to raise the minimum legal age for marriage in all relevant laws to 18 years old. The ministry said this would involve the Islamic Family Law (Federal Territory) 11