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February 20, 2018 12:40 PM Egypt puts prominent Islamist critical of Sisi on terrorism list

Former Egyptian presidential candidate Abdel Moneim Abol Fotouh speaking during an interview with Reuters in Cairo February 11, 2014. — Reuters picCAIRO, Feb 20 — An Egyptian court put former Islamist presidential candidate Abdel Moneim Abol Fotouh on a terrorism list today, state news agency MENA reported, following his arrest for alleged contacts with the banned 6

February 20, 2018 7:12 AM Family members claim bodies of victims who drowned in Sungai Buloh

KUALA LUMPUR, 20 Feb — The body of 14-year-old Jamaluddin Rapawi, who was among five people who drowned when swept by the current while fishing at Sungai Gasi yesterday, was claimed by his family upon completion of the post mortem at the Sungai Buloh Hospital here today. The boy’s uncle, Misuri Jumaat, 39, told Bernama that Jamaluddin’s remains would 6

February 20, 2018 1:19 AM Iraqi state holds key to Yazidi return to Sinjar

BAGHDAD: Iraq must stabilise the northern region of Sinjar to help the Yazidi minority brutalised at the hands of the Islamic State group return home, the International Crisis Group said Tuesday. A report by the conflict analysts said Baghdad must set up a local administration and mediate between factions who hold sway over Sinjar to pave the way for the return 7

February 19, 2018 3:55 PM Masjid Jamek Tasek Gelugor organises Chinese New Year celebration

TASEK GELUGOR: For the first time ever, Masjid Jamek Tasek Gelugor here has taken an initiative to organise a Chinese New Year celebration in its compound. Chairman of the mosque, Khairul Anuar Musa said the event was organised, for among other reasons, to make the public aware that the mosque was not only a place for Muslims, but also to people of other 7

February 19, 2018 2:33 PM Police complete investigation paper on abused baby

A post-mortem revealed that Nurul Ain Umairah Muhammad Firdaus died due to a brain haemorrhage. — Bernama picBUKIT MERTAJAM, Feb 19 — Police have completed their investigation paper on the case of a 46-day-old baby girl who died after being allegedly abused by her parents at their home in Kampung Tok Panjang, Bukit Tengah here last Thursday. Seberang 8

February 18, 2018 11:47 PM Hungary's Orban steps up anti-migrant rhetoric as election nears

BUDAPEST: Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Sunday ratcheted up his fierce anti-immigration rhetoric as he urged voters to reelect him in April for a third term, branding the opposition as out of touch and "hopeless". "Dark clouds are gathering over Europe because of immigration," Orban told an audience of supporters during an annual state-of-the-nation 11

February 16, 2018 12:32 AM Don’t review fatwas on transgenders just for popularity, Islamic scholars told

BANGI, Feb 16 — A representative from Islamist think tank Malaysian Islamic Strategic Research Institute (Iksim) has reminded Muslim scholars, or ulama, against revisiting or reviewing any previously issued fatwas on transgenders. At an anti-LGBT forum organised by Muslim students’ coalition Gamis last night, Iksim senior fellow Engku Ahmad Fadzil Engku 5

February 15, 2018 11:49 PM Hong Kong gay pop star says Malaysia show dropped over LGBT support

Singer Denise Ho, who is openly gay, said Malaysian officials told her promoter that her application to perform in Kuala Lumpur in April was refused due to her support for LGBT people. — Picture via Instagram/hoccgoomusicKUALA LUMPUR, Feb 15 — A Hong Kong pop star said yesterday she had been denied permission to perform in Malaysia because she campaigns 9

February 14, 2018 3:41 PM Tillerson says US Mideast peace plan ‘fairly well advanced’

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson gestures during a news conference with Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi (not pictured) in Amman February 14, 2018. — Reuters picAMMAN, Feb 14 — The United States’s work on a new Middle East peace plan is “fairly well advanced”, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said today, though he provided no details on an initiative 7

February 14, 2018 9:19 AM Actor Azmil Mustapha dies

SHAH ALAM: Actor Mohd Azmil Mustapha Kamil, passed away at his Section 9 home here at 12.40pm today, due to heart disease. He was 65. His younger brother Mohd Aziph posted on his Facebook account that Mohd Azmil's remains would be brought to the Sultan Salahudin Abdul Aziz Mosque for prayers and buried at the Section 21 Muslim cemetery. "We apologise 6