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Floating Island: New home for Rohingya refugees

Bangladesh is racing to turn an uninhabited and muddy Bay of Bengal island into home for 100,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled a military...

Check before spreading fake news on social media, says Prime Minister’s...

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 21 — The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has urged the public to check the authenticity of news they received through social...

Malaysia says in talks with Thailand over detained Uighur Muslims

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 20 — Malaysia’s deputy prime minister today said Kuala Lumpur was in talks with Thailand over the fate of 11 Uighur...

Two Palestinian teenagers killed by Israeli army fire in Gaza

Two Palestinian teenagers have been shot dead by the Israeli military near the border fence in the southern Gaza Strip, Palestinian officials said. The Palestinian health ministry...

Report: Fugitive Malaysian militant linked to Abu Sayyaf abductions

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 19 — A wanted Malaysian militant is believed to be working with 40 Islamic State (IS) terrorists to abduct locals to...

De Mistura: Civilians killed on horrific scale in Syria

The UN special envoy for Syria has given warning that violence in the country is the worst he has seen since taking the job...

More than 10,000 Afghan civilians killed or wounded last year, U.N....

KABUL (Reuters) - More than 10,000 Afghan civilians were killed or wounded in violence last year, the United Nations said on Thursday, with militant...

Malaysia pledges US$100,000 to rebuild Iraq

KUWAIT CITY: Malaysia has announced an initial pledge of US$100,000 (RM389,150) for the reconstruction of Iraq. In a statement, the foreign ministry said the Iraqi...

Muslim student ‘kicked off flight for speaking Arabic’ sues Southwest Airlines...

A Muslim student who was ejected from a Southwest Airlinesplane after speaking Arabic has filed a lawsuit alleging racial discrimination. Khairuldeen Makhzoomi was “publicly humiliated”, searched and...