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November 2, 2017 11:02 AM Malaysian Islamic preacher seeks audience with Johor Ruler to defend himself

KUALA LUMPUR — A Malaysian Islamic preacher wants to seek an audience with Johor Ruler Sultan Ibrahim Iskandar and the Johor religious authorities after he was banned from preaching in the state. Mr Haslin Baharim said he wanted to explain himself in case the Sultan had been given the wrong advice, leading to a decree on Wednesday (Oct 2) which prohibits 6

November 2, 2017 6:35 AM Myanmar's Suu Kyi 'urges people not to quarrel' on visit to Rakhine

SITTWE, Myanmar: Myanmar's de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, on Thursday urged people "not to quarrel" as she visited Rakhine State for the first time since a military crackdown that drove more than 600,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee the country. Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace Prize winner, has faced heavy international criticism for not taking a higher profile 11

November 2, 2017 3:46 AM More than 600 refugees refuse to leave closed Australian immigration camp in Papua New Guinea

The camp inside a Manus Island navy base was declared closed Tuesday afternoon and the men are without power and many of their toilets. SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA—The 606 men refusing to leave an Australian immigration camp in Papua New Guinea were without power and many of their toilets on Wednesday as reports emerged saying one of them had resorted to harming 3

November 2, 2017 2:18 AM Islamic preacher Haslin seeks meeting with Johor Islamic affairs committee following state ban

PETALING JAYA (The Star/Asia News Network) - While declining to comment on the Johor Sultan's decree that bans him from preaching in the state of Johor, preacher Haslin Baharim says he wants to meet the state's Islamic Religious Affairs Committee chairman to "discuss the matter". Haslin, who is also known as Ustaz Bollywood, denies his sermons caused 4

November 1, 2017 12:50 PM Deadly attack in New York branded 'terrorism' by authorities

NEW YORK: An Uzbek immigrant accused of killing eight people in New York City by driving a rental truck down a riverfront bike path on Tuesday appeared to have acted alone, but the Halloween Day attack had all the hallmarks of terrorism, authorities said. The suspect, who was shot by police and arrested moments after the rampage on the Lower West Side of Manhattan 14

November 1, 2017 12:17 PM Why ISIS May Not Claim the New York Attack, Taken Straight Out of Its Playbook

The attack in New York on Tuesday bore many of the hallmarks of the type of killings inspired by the Islamic State militant group (ISIS). The attacker used an everyday object—a rented truck—as a deadly weapon to target innocent civilians and tourists, plowing down a cyclist path in Lower Manhattan and crashing into a school bus. The suspect 1

November 1, 2017 9:39 AM Deadly Halloween attack in New York branded 'terrorism' by authorities

NEW YORK: An Uzbek immigrant accused of killing eight people in New York City by driving a rental truck down a riverfront bike path on Tuesday appeared to have acted alone, but the Halloween Day attack had all the hallmarks of terrorism, authorities said. The suspect, who was shot by police and arrested moments after Tuesday's rampage on the Lower West Side of Manhattan 10

November 1, 2017 5:46 AM Johor follows Singapore’s move in banning 2 Islamic preachers

KUALA LUMPUR — Johor has banned two Islamic preachers from giving religious talks in the state, a day after Malaysia's Deputy Prime Minister said Putrajaya has no issues with the clerics' conduct. Johor Islamic Religious Affairs Committee chairman Abdul Mutalip Abdul Rahim said the Sultan of Johor decreed on Wednesday (Nov 1) that Zimbabwean Mufti Ismail 9

October 31, 2017 7:25 AM Malaysia has no plan to stop Islamic preachers banned in Singapore from speaking in public

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's Home Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said on Tuesday (Oct 31) that the country will not stop two Islamic preachers from speaking in public, following Singapore's move to bar the two men from entering the Republic. Singapore on Monday barred Zimbabwean Ismail Menk and Malaysian Haslin Baharim as their hardline teachings ran counter 3

October 30, 2017 12:43 PM Two foreign preachers barred from entering S’pore to preach on religious-themed cruise

SINGAPORE – Two foreign Islamic preachers who were previously barred from preaching here are now banned from setting foot in Singapore, the Ministry of Home Affairs said on Monday (Oct 30). This comes after authorities learned that Ismail Menk – better known as Mufti Menk, originally from Zimbabwe – as well as Malaysian Haslin Baharim have been engaged 3