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Malay Muslim groups say Brunei’s Christmas ban “against Islamic principles”

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A total of 30 Malaysian civil societies of different faiths, among them a number of Muslim groups, on December 24 called on the Malaysian...
Brunei and the Christmas ban: Theocracy on tranquilisers

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Brunei is in the international headlines again for its extravaganza of banning Christmas festivities because the Sultan and his Imams fear it would erode...
Indonesia taps into Hajj fund to raise cash

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The cash-strapped Indonesian government is using liquidity from its Hajj pilgrimage fund to buy domestic Islamic bonds, or sukuks, in a move to reduce...
Malaysia censors pig pictures in newspaper

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In what it defended to be "standard protocol" in Malaysia, the company that prints the International New York Times in the country, KHL Printing...
Malaysia Muslim group calls to cancel New Year parties

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A Muslim group in Malaysia has urged the government to cancel all New Year’s Day celebrations, saying that such festivities reflect “Jewish” culture more...
Indonesian Muslims call Christmas ‘sinful’

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The "Ulema Council," a group of Islamic leaders in the northern Indonesian province of Aceh, have warned the Muslim community not to celebrate the...
Leading Islamic university to open in Malaysia

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Cairo's Al Azhar University, a leading center of Arab and Islamic learning founded in the 10th century, will open its first international campus in...
Indonesia insists to host Miss World pageant

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Despite protests from Muslim clerics and even severe threats against the organisers of the Miss World beauty pageant, the contest will go ahead in...
Counter-insurgency begins in the southern Philippines

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On Saturday, the Philippine military launched a full scale assault on a separatist rebel group, known as the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Movement (BIFM), in...
No Al-Qaeda threat in Philippines, say officials

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In the wake of a move by Washington D.C. to shut down embassies across the Middle East and North Africa due to a terrorist...
Indonesia prepares for Idul Fitri

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One of Indonesia’s biggest national holidays is about to begin, and the country is buzzing with preparations. Idul Fitri is the Indonesian spelling of...
Brunei bans restaurant meals for all during Ramadan

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In another sign of its hardline religious approach the small Sultanate of Brunei has banned all restaurants from table service for non-Muslims during daytime...
Msulim Pc

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Salamworld, a Turkey-based start-up company offering a Facebook-like social network platform in the Internet, plans its global launch in November this year and is...

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At this year’s Muslim World Biz and Jewel Of Muslim World Awards held in Kuala Lampur, Minister Tan Sri Nor Mohamed Yakcop suggested that...