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PETALING JAYA: The head of an Indian government agency tasked with protecting religious minorities agrees that Dr Zakir Naik’s speeches could be offensive to Hindus and questions his methods, but ad...
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SHAH ALAM, Aug 18 — PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today urged Malaysians not entertain purely racial or religious bigotry.
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KOTA BARU: Preachers, especially those from abroad, should have a better understanding of the country, where despite the differences in ethnicity, religion and culture, the people have been living tog...
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JOHOR BARU: The Cabinet will decide on the status of controversial preacher Zakir Naik, says Deputy Foreign Minister Datuk Marzuki Yahya.
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KOTA BHARU: Preachers, especially those from abroad, should have a better understanding of the country, where despite the different ethnicities, religions and culture, the people have been living toge...
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KOTA BARU, Aug 18 — Preachers, especially those from abroad, should have a better understanding of the country, where despite the different ethnicity, religion and culture, the people have been livi...
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Preachers, especially those from abroad, should have a better understanding of the country, where despite the different ethnicity, religion and culture, the people have been living together peacefully...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Umno and PAS are trying to “make use” of controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik for their political agenda, Federal Territories Minister Khalid Samad said.
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PETALING JAYA: Kedah has banned controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik from speaking publicly in the state, after Perlis issued a similar order this week.
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WITH Merdeka Day just two weeks away, the last thing our peaceful multiracial country wants to see is racial discord and tension.
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PETALING JAYA: Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi last night said the people will reject the PH government naturally without the opposition taking their revenge.
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PETALING JAYA: Over-arguing on various “side” issues is causing Malaysians to become radical and increasingly racist, says veteran journalist Datuk A. Kadir Jasin.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Dr Zakir Naik today spent over five hours giving his statement to police in Bukit Aman, believed to be over controversial remarks he made in Kelantan.
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PETALING JAYA: Veteran journalist A Kadir Jasin today said Pakatan Harapan should stop quarrelling over Dr Zakir Naik as there are more important things to attend to than the controversial preacher.
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PETALING JAYA: DAP’s Charles Santiago today said that Dr Zakir Naik had every right to lodge a police report against him and vowed to co-operate with the authorities.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysians are wasting too much time fighting over petty issues like Zakir Naik, when they should be resolving problems faced by the less fortunate here, says Datuk A. Kadir Jasin.
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Malaysians have become more radical and racist due to the polemic regarding several peripheral issues, according to A Kadir Jasin.
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KANGAR, Perlis: Malaysian police have barred controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik from speaking in the northern state of Perlis, following a public uproar over his racially insensitive remarks.
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SEPANG: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said the government will revoke preacher Dr Zakir Naik’s permanent resident status if his actions are found to be detrimental to the well-being of th...
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PETALING JAYA: Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik has sent a notice of demand to M Kula Segaran, claiming the human resources minister had defamed him in a press statement three days ago.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 ― Dr Zakir Naik will not be allowed to speak publicly at a two-day Muslim camp in Perlis scheduled to start tomorrow, police said today.
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LETTER | Introducing khat calligraphy into the primary school syllabus will not be the end of Malaysia.
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Myanmar and Bangladesh will start a fresh attempt next week to repatriate thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, officials said on Thursday, nearly a year after ...
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PETALING JAYA: Extraditing Zakir Naik will be like running a red light for the Muslims, says PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang.
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PETALING JAYA: Controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik says that the ‘vilification campaign’ against him is in full swing and is being done with a political motive.
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PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang has warned preacher Zakir Naik’s detractors not to cross lines when it comes to Muslim brotherhood.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 15 — Putrajaya-backed missionary group Yayasan Dakwah Islamiah Malaysia (Yadim) has clarified today that its statement on khat as a way to understand Quranic teachings was directed...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian authorities will summon Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Naik for questioning after he allegedly made racially sensitive remarks in the multi-ethnic nation, the government said on...
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PETALING JAYA: The communications and multimedia ministry and the Information Department have denied any involvement in an Islamic camp featuring controversial preacher Zakir Naik and his family.
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PETALING JAYA: The Communications and Multimedia Ministry has denied that it is involved in a camp for Muslim converts in Perlis, which features controversial preacher Zakir Naik.
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Sarawak Housing and Local Government Minister Dr Sim Kui Hian (above) has joined several other ministers in their bid to have Zakir Naik expelled from the country.
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KUCHING: Sarawak has insisted that the entry ban on controversial Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik remains despite Putrajaya’s decision not to hand him over to Indian authorities for their investigati...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 15 — The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia has denied its involvement with a camp for Muslim converts in Perlis this weekend, that is set to feature beleaguered televangeli...
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PETALING JAYA: Amidst disagreement over the introduction of khat in schools, two states traditionally known for its Islamic culture and practices have embraced the teaching of Mandarin.
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PAS central committee member Nik Abduh Nik Aziz (above) said no non-Muslims would attempt to expel controversial preacher Zakir Naik from this country unless they were enemies of Islam.
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PETALING JAYA: Leaders of Pakatan Harapan’s component parties issued a joint statement today calling for increased efforts to put an end to divisive rhetoric and promote national unity.
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PETALING JAYA: PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang has come to the defence of Dr Zakir Naik, saying Muslim critics of the embattled preacher are not qualified to question his credentials to speak on compar...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 15 — PAS President Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang has vowed today that “more than one million” members of the Islamist party will not allow fugitive preacher Dr Zakir Naik from be...
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PETALING JAYA: Only enemies of Islam want preacher Zakir Naik to be extradited, says a PAS leader.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 15): The police have opened an investigation after having received six reports against the United Chinese School Committees Association of Malaysia (Dong Zong), CID director Datuk Hu...
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SHAH ALAM (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik is under investigation for the intent to provoke a breach of the peace, Malaysian police have said.
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JOHOR BARU: A DAP assemblyman from Johor has offered to buy Zakir Naik a plane ticket to India.
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SHAH ALAM: Zakir Naik is under investigation for the intent to provoke a breach of the peace, says the police.
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KUALA LUMPUR: PKR is waiting for its president Anwar Ibrahim to return from his pilgrimage in Mecca before the party makes a stand on controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik.
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The upcoming Gerakan Pembela Ummah (Ummah) Malay unity convention will address "threats" to Islam, The Malaysian Insight reports.
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The pilgrimage in Mecca has spawned a slew of religious apps, tablet Qurans and faith-based gadgets.
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YOURSAY | ‘Mahathir is back.
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PETALING JAYA: Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman has joined three other ministers in calling for controversial preacher Zakir Naik (pic) to be deported.
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KUALA LUMPUR • Malaysia's Cabinet yesterday discussed the permanent residency of Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, with three ministers demanding his expulsion for allegedly making racially sensit...
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim) is investigating a Facebook post inciting Muslims to murder “kafir” (infidels), which has triggered a wave of reactions on socia...
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PETALING JAYA: Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman has joined his fellow ministers in calling for the deportation of controversial preacher Zakir Naik.
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AUGUST 14 — Introducing khat calligraphy into the school syllabus will not be the end of Malaysia.
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PETALING JAYA: MCA Youth is demanding that Putrajaya take action against Dr Zakir Naik after the controversial preacher said Chinese and Indians in the country, whom he labelled as “old guests”, s...
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After a lone gunman killed 51 mosque worshippers in March, New Zealand's outpouring of collective grief and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's (photo, above) heartfelt support for the Muslim community wo...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 14): Malaysia's cabinet discussed the permanent residency of Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Naik on Wednesday, with three ministers demanding his expulsion for allegedly making racial...
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Two Malaysian ministers have told Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad that controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik must be booted out of the country.
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ADUN SPEAKS | Zakir Naik, a man banned from entering many countries and wanted in India for money-laundering and inciting terrorism is hero-worshipped in Malaysia.
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PETALING JAYA: Two ministers from the DAP today said they are leaving it to Dr Mahathir Mohamad to decide on how to deal with Dr Zakir Naik, who recently sparked controversy by questioning the Hindu c...
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PETALING JAYA: Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department P Waytha Moorthy today urged the Malaysian Indian community to remain calm in the wake of remarks by controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik o...
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PETALING JAYA: Despite facing calls for deportation by multiple parties, a defiant Zakir Naik called on the Malaysian Chinese to “go back” first as they were the “old guests” of the country.
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Amanah has taken the middle ground in the latest controversy surrounding Islamic preacher Zakir Naik.
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Controversial preacher Zakir Naik has claimed that his remarks about Hindu Malaysians had been misquoted.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 14): Malaysia's cabinet will discuss the permanent residency of controversial Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Naik on Wednesday, said a minister who believed Naik should return to Indi...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's cabinet will discuss the permanent residency of controversial Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Naik on Wednesday (Aug 14), said a minister who believed Naik should return to Indi...
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MECCA, Aug 14 ― The Haj pilgrimage underway in Mecca has been accelerating the growth of digital worship and spawning a slew of religious apps, tablet Korans and faith-based gadgets.
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Millions of haj pilgrims began heading back to Mecca for final prayers on Tuesday as the world’s largest annual gathering of Muslims wound down without incident despite the logistical challenges and...
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PETALING JAYA: Indian preacher Dr Zakir Naik has accused his critics of quoting him out of context over his recent remarks on Hindus in Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 13 — DAP said today it believes that Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has no intention of ever banning Chinese educationist group Dong Zong, amid calls for such a move from c...
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COMMENT | I listened to Zakir Naik's recent speech in Kelantan and cringed.
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SEPANG, Aug 13 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad alleged today that Dr Zakir Naik runs the risk of being killed if the controversial televangelist is deported back home to India to face charges of money lau...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 13 — The Cabinet must discuss controversial televangelist Dr Zakir Naik’s alleged interference in local politics when it meets tomorrow, Klang MP Charles Santiago has urged in a ...
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For questioning the loyalty of Malaysian Hindus and touching a raw nerve in our multi-ethnic society, action must be taken against controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik.
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PETALING JAYA: The National Patriots Association (Patriot) has told Dr Zakir Naik to shut up in a scathing attack against the controversial preacher.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 13 — A petition calling for the government to ban Chinese educationist group Dong Zong as a racist organisation has gathered close to 65,000 signatures with 50,000 of them signed w...
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Every year, with the onset of haj and its accompanying Eid celebration, the issue of animal sacrifice becomes the focus of Muslim groups.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 13 — Observers say that poor communication coupled with the previous government’s Muslims-only exclusivity for certain Arabic words contributed to the rejection of khat by vernac...
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Henry Sum (third left) and Awangku Jinal (fourth left) hand over the sacrificial buffaloes to representatives from Kampung Ladang Baru.
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Bagan Dalam assemblyperson M Satees has suggested for Zakir Naik to be sent away from Malaysia to a neutral country after he suggested that Hindus in Malaysia were more loyal to the Indian Prime Minis...
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ADUN SPEAKS | Zakir Naik in his speech in Kota Baru recently cannot even make a simple or rudimentary comparison between Hindus in Malaysia and Muslims in India.
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NILAI (Bernama): Several policemen from England, France and Ireland are helping Malaysian police in the investigation into the disappearance of a Franco-Irish teenager who went missing on Aug 4 from a holiday resort near here.
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PETALING JAYA: Action should be taken against controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik for his irresponsible statement, for example by reviewing his permanent resident status, Lim Kit Siang (pix) said tod...
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PETALING JAYA: DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang wants the authorities to take action against controversial preacher Zakir Naik for his remarks about Malaysian Hindus.
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PETALING JAYA: Muslims nationwide started their Hari Raya Haji celebration by converging at mosques to perform prayers before proceeding with sacrificial rituals according to Islamic teachings.
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KEPALA BATAS: More than 100 volunteers helped out at the annual sharing of sacrificial meat to mark Hari Raya Haji at the 134-year-old Masjid Jamiul Jalal Wal Kamal in Pajak Song here.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 11 — Police have knocked on the doors of more than 30 houses surrounding The Dusun resort in Kampung Baru Pantai in Negri Sembilan in their search for missing Irish teenager with s...
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KUANTAN: Muslims throughout the country today began the Hari Raya Aidiladha celebrations by converging at mosques to perform Aidiladha prayers before proceeding with sacrificial rituals according to I...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 11— Rescue workers tirelessly looking for missing Irish teen Nora Anne Quoirin on Hari Raya Aidiladha today were visited by Deputy Inspector-General of Police Datuk Mazlan Mansor w...
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Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik, who is wanted for money laundering and terrorism-related charges in India, has been allowed to stay in Malaysia.
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In an ultimately vain attempt to quell the storm within his own ranks over the khat controversy, DAP’s Lim Kit Siang remarked that he had studied Jawi and it didn’t make him any less Chinese.
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JOHOR BARU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Johor Ruler Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar has appointed his son, Johor Crown Prince Tunku Ismail Ibni Sultan Ibrahim, the Regent of Johor.
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KUANTAN, Aug 11 — Muslims throughout the country today began the Hari Raya Aidiladha celebrations by converging at mosques to perform Aidiladha prayers before proceeding with sacrificial ritual acco...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad joined thousands of Muslims to perform the Aidiladha prayers at the National Mosque this morning.
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JOHOR BARU: Johor Ruler Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar has appointed his son, Johor Crown Prince Tunku Ismail Ibni Sultan Ibrahim, the Regent of Johor.
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Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad embracing a Palestinian baby Mariya Mohamad Amr that is carried by her father Dr Mohamad Amr after performing Aidiladha prayers at National Mosque today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 11 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad joined thousands of Muslims to perform the Aidiladha prayers at the National Mosque this morning.
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad joined thousands of Muslims to perform the Aidiladha prayers at the National Mosque this morning.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Making sacrifices is important for Malaysians to foster better understanding among each other, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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PETALING JAYA: As part of the celebration of Hari Raya Aidiladha, or the Eid of Sacrifice, hundreds of mosques and community centres around the nation will carry out the ritual slaughter of animals an...
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PETALING JAYA: Leaders in the country wished Muslims a safe and wonderful Hari Raya Haji celebration.
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner Latheefa Koya today called on all Malaysians to continue making sacrifices in fighting corruption and building a corruption-fr...