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World 29 Jul 2019 | 7:17 PM

Nigerian court adjourns bail hearing for leader of banned Shi'ite group

KADUNA, Nigeria (Reuters) - A Nigerian court on Monday adjourned a bail hearing for the leader of a banned local Shi'ite Muslim group until Aug. 5.

World 28 Jul 2019 | 1:39 AM

Nigerian court grants permission to declare Shi'ite group terrorists

ABUJA (Reuters) - A Nigerian court has granted the government permission to label a local Shi'ite Muslim group a terrorist organisation, the solicitor general told Reuters on Saturday.

World 26 Jul 2019 | 2:18 PM

Flags of inconvenience - noose tightens around Iranian shipping

LONDON/DUBAI/PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - Somewhere on its journey from the waters off Iran, around Africa's southern tip and into the Mediterranean, the Grace 1 oil tanker lost the flag under which it sailed and ceased to be registered to Panama. Iran later claimed it as its own.

World 23 May 2019 | 11:55 PM

Trump tried to stop 'American Taliban' Lindh's early release from U.S. prison

(Reuters) - John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, was freed early from federal prison on Thursday after serving 17 years amid concerns he might still harbour extremist views.

Nation 29 Apr 2019 | 12:00 AM

Muslims visit church and temples to show solidarity

PETALING JAYA: In the true spirit of solidarity, a Muslim group visited a church, a Hindu temple and a Buddhist temple.

Nation 28 Apr 2019 | 8:52 AM

Muslim group visits Hindu, Buddhist temples and church to show solidarity with Easter bombing victims (updated)

PETALING JAYA: A Muslim group visited a church as well as Hindu and Buddhist temples in Kuala Lumpur Sunday (April 28) to show solidarity with non-Muslims following the terrorist attack in Sri Lanka.

World 22 Apr 2019 | 1:58 PM

Sri Lanka government says local Islamist group behind blasts

Colombo (AFP): The Sri Lankan government believes a local Islamist extremist group called the National Thowheeth Jama’ath (NTJ) is behind the deadly suicide bomb attacks that killed nearly 300 people, government spokesman Rajitha Senaratne said Monday (April 22).

World 22 Apr 2019 | 12:00 AM

Over 200 killed in blasts

COLOMBO: A series of eight devastating bomb blasts ripped through high-end hotels and churches holding Easter services in Sri Lanka, killing 207 people, including dozens of foreigners.

AseanPlus News 10 Apr 2019 | 12:00 AM

A trip for the senses in Xinjiang

China recently invited the media and foreign diplomats to Xinjiang as part of a diplomatic outreach to counter claims of alleged mistreatment of Muslims in the autonomous region. The Star’s RAHIMY RAHIM shares what he saw there.

World 25 Mar 2019 | 10:37 PM

French Muslim group sues Facebook, YouTube over Christchurch footage

PARIS (Reuters) - One of the main groups representing Muslims in France said on Monday it was suing Facebook and YouTube, accusing them of inciting violence by allowing the streaming of footage of the Christchurch massacre on their platforms.