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December 10, 2017 4:30 AM McDonald's Malaysia refutes Israel ties after boycott calls

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian franchise of McDonald's Corp said it was "disappointed" with calls on social media to boycott the fast food restaurant chain in apparent retaliation to the United State's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Social media users in the Muslim-majority country called on boycotting various US companies following 9

December 10, 2017 4:23 AM McDonald’s Malaysia refutes Israel ties after boycott calls

Social media users called on boycotting various US companies following US President Donald Trump’s decision to relocate the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. — Picture by Saw Siow FengKUALA LUMPUR, Dec 10 — The Malaysian franchise of McDonald’s Corp said it was “disappointed” with calls on social media to boycott the fast food restaurant chain in apparent 9

December 9, 2017 11:50 PM McDonald's Malaysia denies Israel link after boycott call

KUALA LUMPUR: McDonald's Malaysia said on Saturday (Dec 9) it is "disappointed" with renewed calls for a boycott of the American fast food chain in the wake of US' recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. In a statement on its Facebook page, McDonald's said claims - that have been circulating on messaging apps and social media - of it channelling 7

December 9, 2017 1:59 PM Egypt’s Coptic Pope rejects Pence meeting over Jerusalem

US Vice President Mike Pence. ― file picCAIRO, Dec 9 ― Egypt’s Coptic Church head Pope Tawadros II cancelled a meeting with US Vice President Mike Pence in Cairo later this month in protest at Washington’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, the church said today. US President Donald Trump’s decision “did not take into account the feelings 9

December 9, 2017 8:45 AM Malaysia's Armed Forces is prepared for any possibilities: Hisham

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Armed Forces (ATM) is always ready to mobilise its strength towards the issue facing Jerusalem. Defense Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said the military is waiting for instructions from the top leadership on the move. "Earlier this week, we are shocked by the news that impacted the geo-political stability of the world 13

December 9, 2017 8:29 AM Malaysian military ready to roll out to Jerusalem, Hishammuddin says

The Malaysian Armed Forces take part in the 60th National Day parade at Dataran Merdeka. The Malaysian Armed Forces is prepared to head to the Middle East if its services are needed there. ― Picture by Miera ZulyanaKUALA LUMPUR — The Malaysian Armed Forces is prepared to head to the Middle East if its services are needed there following the US government’s 11

December 8, 2017 6:31 PM Leave Lebanon alone, world powers tell Saudi, Iran

PARIS: French President Emmanuel Macron led calls on Friday (Dec 8) for countries to stop meddling in Lebanon at an international meeting aimed at preventing the fragile nation becoming a pawn in the power struggle between Saudi Arabia and Iran. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson attended the eight-nation talks in Paris with Lebanese Prime Minister 9

December 8, 2017 12:12 PM Cops probing Jerusalem protest under Peaceful Assembly Act

Umno Youth Chief Khairy Jamaluddin speaks during a protest in front of the US embassy in Kuala Lumpur December 8, 2017. — Picture by Miera ZulyanaKUALA LUMPUR, Dec 8 — The police confirmed today that it has kicked off investigations against a rally in front of the United States embassy in the capital earlier today protesting Washington’s decision to recognise 7

December 8, 2017 10:31 AM After condemning Jerusalem’s US recognition, Najib pledges “more is coming”

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak's statement against the declaration of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is only the beginning, with the Prime Minister pledging more action to follow suit. Deputy Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Reezal Merican Naina Merican, in conveying Najib's feelings to the media, said for a start, the latter has confirmed 8

December 8, 2017 10:23 AM PAS, Umno members protest against US move on Jerusalem

SEBERANG JAYA: Some 200 people comprising PAS and Umno members gathered outside Masjid Seberang Jaya after Friday prayers to protest against the United States' decision to recognise the city of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. PAS Kepala Batas division chief Bukhori Ghazali who spokes on behalf of the group, said Muslims from other political parties in Penang 7