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No more Aidilfitri visits

KUALA LUMPUR:  As part of the move to curb the spread of COVID-19, the government has allowed the visits to be only on the first day of the Aidilfitri celebrations, on condition that the standard operating procedure (SOP) is observed,

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Several states allow Friday prayers to be held today

KUALA LUMPUR: After more than two months of being unable to perform Friday prayers at mosques following the outbreak of the COVID-19, Muslims in several states have been allowed to conduct the congregational prayers beginning today. However, for the initial phase,

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Mahathir: Muslims need to accept restrictions, fight desires during Ramadan

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Prime Minister, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has called on all Muslims in the country to accept various the restrictions in the environment when they are fasting this Ramadan. Dr Mahathir said the restrictions which have to be

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COVID-19 : S’pore Muslims accept no Friday prayers decision as sacrifice for nation

SINGAPORE: For the first time, Friday prayers could not be held across Singapore today in efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19. More than 70 mosques here are expected to close for five days starting today for cleaning and sanitation works.

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Malacca implements measures against Covid-19

MALACCA: The Malacca government through the State Mufti’s Department will implement preventive measures against Covid-19 as recommended by the Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department and the Ministry of Health. State Mufti Datuk Abdul Halim Tawil said the measures include

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The disappearance of Joshua and Ruth Hilmy – baptising Muslims and threats

Joshua Hilmy, a Malay-Muslim who became a Christian, disappeared on Nov 30, 2016, six days after Amri Che Mat. He and his Indonesian wife Ruth Sitepu disappeared together. Their disappearance is being investigated by the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia

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Thanking the Hindus and Sikhs of Delhi who protected the Muslims during communal riots

I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude to my Hindu and Sikh brothers who defended the persecuted Muslims in Delhi during communal riots, even when their own lives were at stake. There have been over a hundred accounts of

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An earnest appeal to the Muslim leaders worldwide

Our Muslim brothers and sisters in New Delhi, India are being tortured, murdered and sexually abused for holding peaceful protests against the unjust Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). Muslims are being beaten up until their faces are bloodied beyond recognition, and

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Nyonya popo: Differing religions not an obstacle to social harmony

MALACCA: “Differing religions should not be an obstacle for people to live together in harmony and acceptance,” said a Buddhist grandmother who brought up her Muslim granddaughter for 23 years. Tan Guan Neo, 75, who is more popularly known as

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KL Summit sets sights on addressing Muslim issues

KUALA LUMPUR: The Kuala Lumpur Summit (KL Summit) 2019 is set to take place in this Malaysian capital this morning, with issues affecting the Muslim community being up for discussion among its participants who will also seek to address them.

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