Mon, 20 May 2019, 7:43 PM
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Topic: Syria

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KUALA LUMPUR: The close relationship between the police and over 500 former militant detainees in Malaysia have kept them from going back to their old ways.
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KUALA LUMPUR • There are 65 Malaysians trapped in Syria and 39 of them have pleaded for the Malaysian authorities to bring them home, police said.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Thirty-nine of the 65 Malaysians detained in Syria on suspicion of being involved in terrorist activities have contacted the police saying they want to come home.
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KUALA LUMPUR: 39 of the 65 Malaysians detained in Syria on suspicion of involvement in terrorism activities have contacted the police and have said they want to come home.
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KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - There are still 65 Malaysians trapped in Syria and 39 of them are pleading for Malaysian authorities to bring them home, police said.
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Thirty-nine of the 65 Malaysians detained in Syria on suspicion of being involved in terrorist activities have contacted the police saying they want to come home.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 19 — Thirty-nine of the 65 Malaysians detained in Syria on suspicion of being involved in terrorism activities have contacted the police saying they want to come home.
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KUALA LUMPUR: There are still 65 Malaysians trapped in Syria and 39 of them are pleading for Malaysian authorities to bring them home.
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Three suspected militants who were part of a recently busted "wolf pack" cell have been arrested, days after their "brothers in arms" were detained in a series of anti-terror swoops in the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 16 — Police here have arrested the three remaining members of a terror group linked to the Islamic State (IS), believed to be planning attacks and assassinations in Malaysia to ave...
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Three temples in Kuala Lumpur have tightened security following the arrest of four suspects linked to an extremist religious group said to be linked to the...
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PETALING JAYA: The United States’ Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) wants to recruit Malay-speaking agents, according to a banner displayed in Washington, DC.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador has advised Malaysians to avoid being provocative or to fight over petty issues.
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Malaysian police have arrested four men who they said were planning to attack temples and churches, and kill high-profile individuals, to avenge the death of a Malay-Muslim fireman who died from injur...
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(May 13): After the Arab revolutions of 2011, multilateral institutions in the Middle East and North Africa began to show greater interest in the promotion of small and medium-sized enterprises as a m...
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PETALING JAYA: Bukit Aman’s counter-terrorist division has thwarted a move by a terror cell to kill several high-profile personalities as well as attack several non-Muslim places of worship and ente...
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A senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander said on Sunday the US military presence in the Gulf used to be a serious threat but now represents a target, the Iranian Students’ News Agency (ISNA) ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 13 ― At age 93, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is well-known for his strong work ethics and seemingly boundless energy.
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KUALA LUMPUR • MyHSR Corp will call a tender for the appointment of a commercial advisory consultant for the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high-speed rail (HSR) project review exercise today.
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The US expects every country will work to take back their citizens who fought for Islamic State in Syria, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday during a visit to Britain.
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Facebook on May 6 said it removed more pages, groups and accounts that originated in Russia and were being deceptive about who was behind them and what they were up to.
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US acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Monday he had approved sending a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East because of indications of a “credible threat by Iranian regi...
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A ceasefire to end a surge of deadly violence in the Gaza Strip and southern Israel took hold on Monday after hundreds of Palestinian rocket attacks and Israeli air strikes.
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FARAH Ballout’s big, infectious smile is the first thing that greets you at her workplace, a cafe in Lebanon with a mission to do more than just brew coffee.
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MP SPEAKS | In a week’s time, it will be the first anniversary of the historic May 9, 2018 decision of the Malaysian electorate in the 14th general election to bring about a peaceful and democratic ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pix) once again today described Israel as a terrorist nation and the root cause of instability in the world.
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad once again today described Israel as a terrorist nation and the root cause of instability in the world.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 1 ― The global community has to give its commitment to resolve the occupation in Palestine, if the Middle East region is to have a shot at becoming stable, Prime Minister Dr Mahath...
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In the wake of the recent terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka, a warning by the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) last month that Malaysia was becoming a hub for foreign militants has taken on added signif...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Arab Spring was a failure as all the countries involved in the uprising are now broken in pieces, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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Islamic State’s media network on Monday published a threatening video message purporting to come from its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in what would be his first appearance since declaring the jihadi...
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The father and two brothers of the suspected mastermind of Sri Lanka’s Easter Sunday bombings were killed when security forces stormed their safe house two days ago, police sources and a relative of...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Constitutional law expert Shad Saleem Faruqi has recommended that enforcement authorities such as the army, police, and others, including some members of the elite, should be briefed on ...
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Sri Lanka's president on Saturday outlawed two Islamist groups suspected to be behind the suicide bombings on churches and hotels, while the wife and child of the suspected ringleader were wounded dur...
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The bodies of 15 people, including six children, were discovered at the site of a fierce overnight gun battle on the east coast of Sri Lanka, a military spokesman said on Saturday, six days after suic...
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His target was the breakfast buffet at the Taj Samudra, a luxury hotel on Colombo’s seafront.
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Sri Lankan police are trying to track down 140 people believed linked to Islamic State, which has claimed responsibility for the Easter Sunday suicide bombings of churches and hotels that killed 253 p...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The number of police personnel to be deployed to Sandakan to ensure smooth election process during the by-election for the parliamentary constituency, will be increased, according to Ins...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The number of police personnel to be deployed to Sandakan to ensure smooth election process during the by-election for the parliamentary constituency, will be increased, says Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 26 — Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun said today authorities will increase security to ensure the Sandakan by-election on May 11 runs smoothly.
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Muslims in Sri Lanka were urged to pray at home on Friday and not attend mosques or churches after the State Intelligence Services warned of possible car bomb attacks, amid fears of retaliatory violen...
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The Islamic State (IS) terrorist group has now made Tawau and Sandakan in Sabah the new transit points for militants to enter the southern Philippines and Rakhine, Myanmar.
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IPOH: The Islamic State (IS) terrorist group has now made Tawau and Sandakan in Sabah the new transit points for militants to enter the southern Philippines and Rakhine, Myanmar.
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IPOH: The Daesh terrorist group has now made Tawau and Sandakan in Sabah the new transit points for militants to enter the Southern Philippines and Rakhine, Myanmar, Inspector-General of Police Tan Sr...
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IPOH, April 25 — Sandakan and Tawau in Sabah are being used by militants to enter conflict zones at Southern Philippines and Rakhine Myanmar, Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi H...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The advancement in technology, in particular, the widespread use of internet has given rise to a new threat in the form of cyber-attacks, Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu (pix) said today.
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The advancement of technology, in particular, the widespread use of internet has given rise to a new threat in the form of cyber attacks, Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu said.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 25 — The advancement of technology, in particular, the widespread use of internet has given rise to a new threat in the form of cyberattacks, Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu said y...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 24 — Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu has called for greater vigilance against the threat of ISIS in cyberspace, warning that it “keeps the virtual form of caliphate alive through...
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MOSCOW, April 24 — Russia yesterday called the US tightening of oil sanctions on Iran an “aggressive and reckless” policy after Washington announced it was seeking to stop all exports of Iranian...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 23): The spectrum of defence cooperation, particularly in the aspects of joint training and defence technology transfer, was among matters discussed at a meeting between the Defenc...
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APRIL 21 — A building in Paris burned down and the whole world seems to be sad.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu said today that the threat of Islamic State (IS) and other forms of terrorism is very much under control.
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WHEN addressing Kedah civil servants at Wisma Darul Aman last month, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad expressed regret that Muslims are involved in corruption when Islam prohibits it.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia today summoned the US ambassador over Washington’s decision to include Malaysia in a list of countries it says have a high risk of kidnapping and hostage taking.
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PETALING JAYA: The Ambassador of the United States was summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday (April 17) to clarify the US government's decision to list Malaysia as a country where kidnapping and hostage-taking are a risk.
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WASHINGTON, April 16 — UniCredit agreed to pay USUS$1.3 billion (RM5.35 billion) to settle allegations it processed payments that violated US sanctions on Iran and other countries, officials in Wash...
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BABULHAWA (Syria): The Malaysian Consultative Council for Islamic Organisations (Mapim) has appealed to Malaysians to continue assisting them to meet their RM3 million target, in order to channel basi...
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia has been listed as a country with a risk of kidnapping and hostage-taking by the United States government.
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WASHINGTON: The US government has included Malaysia in its list of 35 countries with the risk of kidnapping and hostage taking.
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IN a just society, the rule of law applies to everyone irrespective of their station in life.
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A RAUNCHY dance performed by a sexily clad transvestite at actor-­model Ahya Rosli’s wedding proved to be too much not just for the guests but netizens as well, reported KOSMO!This was because the dancer had performed in front of the elderly and children. The 32-year-old Ahya is the son of veteran dramatist Nor­mah Daman­huri.
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MANILA - A Malaysian rescued by Philippine security forces last week from Muslim militants who had held him captive for four months died of his wounds on Tuesday (April 9).
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OUT of the 25 countries at the bottom of the 2018 World Economic Forum Gender gap survey, 21 are Muslim-majority countries, with Chad, Syria, Iraq, Pakistan and Yemen at the bottom five.
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KOTA KINABALU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A Malaysian kidnap victim was in critical condition after being shot in a firefight between his Abu Sayyaf captors and the Philippine security force in Sul...
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WASHINGTON, April 3 — Three of eight countries granted waivers by Washington to import oil from Iran have now cut the imports to zero, a US official said yesterday, adding that improved global oil m...
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Malaysia has strongly condemned the recognition by US President Donald Trump of Israel’s sovereignty over Syria’s Golan Heights region.
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The United States was isolated at the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday over President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights as the other countrie...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government has condemned the proclamation by US President Donald Trump recognising Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights, saying it has and always will be a part of Syria.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 28 — Malaysia strongly condemns the proclamation by US President Donald Trump to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights as it is an indivisible part of Syria and...
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US President Donald Trump on Monday recognised Israel’s 1981 annexation of the Golan Heights in an election boost for visiting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, prompting a sharp response f...
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US-backed forces proclaimed the capture of Islamic State’s last territory in Syria on Saturday, eliminating its rule over a self-proclaimed 'caliphate', but the jihadists remain a threat from sleepe...
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US President Donald Trump said on Thursday that the United States should back Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, seized from Syria in 1967.
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US President Donald Trump said on Thursday it was time to recognise Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights that Israel seized from Syria in 1967, marking a dramatic shift in US policy and giving a...
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YOURSAY | ‘Umno will likely win, a trend that will continue until Harapan awakes from its slumber.’ 'I didn't have the heart to replace Streram due to his humanitarian work' The Wakandan: Well, if...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 21 — Malaysians who joined the Islamic State (IS) in Syria should be allowed to return home, some analysts said despite a recent terror attack in New Zealand.
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GEORGE TOWN: A 17-year-old Malaysian teen, who was reported missing in last week’s Christchurch shooting, has been confirmed dead.
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CHRISTCHURCH/WELLINGTON (March 20): The bodies of victims from New Zealand's mosques mass shooting were carried in open caskets on the shoulders of mourners into a large tent at Christchurch's Memoria...
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THE Royal Malaysian Police have announced that they are working to bring home Malaysian Islamic State (IS) fighters and their families from Syria.
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JOHOR BARU, March 18 ― Police are cooperating with Turkish authorities to bring back Malaysians detained in Syria, believed to be involved in terrorist activities.
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KUALA LUMPUR - Thirteen suspected militants, including six pro-Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) members allegedly involved in the deadly Marawi siege in southern Philippines, have been detained by Malaysian aut...
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MARCH 15 ― President Donald Trump might be rolling back USmilitary commitments in Syria, Afghanistan, South Korea and much of mainland Europe, but there’s one place the opposite is true.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) is in the process of bringing home 23 of the 51 Malaysians being detained in Syria for their alleged involvement in terrorism.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) is in the process of bringing home 23 of the 51 Malaysians being detained in Syria for their alleged involvement in terrorism.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) is in the process of bringing home 23 out of 51 Malaysians being detained in Syria for their alleged involvement in terrorism.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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Malaysians who had joined terror groups abroad and their families will be allowed to return home, provided they agree to undergo one-month rehabilitation programme run by the government, the police sa...
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysians who left the country to join the Islamic State in Syria will be allowed to return provided they comply with enforcement checks and complete a rehabilitation programme, Al-Jazeera reported.
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Even as it faced imminent defeat in its last populated territory in eastern Syria, Islamic State made a new propaganda film calling on the few remaining residents of its cold, besieged encampment to m...
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KUALA LUMPUR: As the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (IS) crumbles, some Malaysians who went to fight for the terror organisation in Syria and Iraq want to return.
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Malaysian police said yesterday that it has uncovered a plan by foreign militants to use the country as a "safe haven" transit and logistics centre, following the collapse of terrorist outfit Islamic ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 10 — The police picked up nine suspects with links to an African-based terror group behind alleged plans to launch large-scale attacks in several countries in a raid held last mo...
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KUANTAN: A businesswoman lost RM41,400 after she was deceived by a man she met on Facebook in November, who described himself as a doctor working in Syria.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Angkatan Belia Islam Malaysia (ABIM) has welcomed Malaysia’s decision to participate and ratify the Rome Statute which is the basis for the International Criminal Court (ICC). ABIM pr...
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Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives and their Social Democrat (SPD) coalition partners have agreed a plan to strip some Germans who fight for the Islamic State militant group of their citizensh...
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PETALING JAYA: Cancelling employment passes of new and existing expatriates in the country will bring adverse effects, employer groups warned today.
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Iran on Friday began large-scale naval drills at the mouth of the Gulf, which will feature its first submarine cruise missile launches, state media reported, at a time of rising tensions with the Unit...
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Shamima Begum, a teenager who left London when she was 15-years-old to join the Islamic State in Syria, has had her British citizenship revoked, according to a letter sent to her family.
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KUALA LUMPUR • A Singaporean man arrested recently for militant activities had multiple businesses in Johor Baru, ranging from massage parlours to restaurants.
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KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A Singaporean arrested recently for militant activities had multiple businesses in Johor Baru, ranging from massage parlours to restaurants.