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Warned away from Kelantan’s Muslim affairs, lawyers group insists its work is irreligious

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 23 — Legal activist group Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) refused to back down in the row over Kelantan’s plan to prosecute Muslims for skipping Friday prayers, telling Mentri...

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State government to ensure buildings safe before owners return

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 23 — Selangor Menteri Besar Azmin Ali has assured residents affected by the landslide at Teratai Apartments in Bukit Beruntung on Monday the buildings would be safe before...

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Thunderstorm warning off Miri, reef south

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 23 — The Malaysian Meteorological Department issued a warning of thunderstorm in the waters off Miri, Sarawak, and Reef South, to continue until this morning. A statement...

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Weak policing track record suggests problems for Kelantan compulsory Friday prayer plan

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 22 — A Muslim women’s rights group today questioned how Kelantan plans to enforce compulsory attendance of Friday prayers when the state has not been able ensure child...

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Ulama who mislead are like dogs with tongues hanging out, says religious scholar

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 22 — Popular religious scholar Datuk Dr Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin yesterday compared Islamic clerics who twist the truth to dogs amid the continuing fallout from an event at...

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After criticism, Kelantan MB tells non-Muslims to ‘respect’ Friday prayer by-law

New terror laws could backfire, warns lawyer

Hishammuddin optimistic MH370 will be found

We didn’t foresee Muslims hugging pooches at pet-a-dog event, says Selangor religious council

Malaysians stand up for ‘pet-a-dog’ organiser

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