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World 01 Jan 2011 | 12:00 AM

Suspected suicide bomber kills 17 at Egypt church

ALEXANDRIA, Egypt (Reuters) - A bomb killed at least 17 people outside a church in the Egyptian city of Alexandria early on New Year's Day and the Interior Ministry said a foreign-backed suicide bomber may have been responsible.

Nation 23 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

Fault lines show up in seat tussle

Whispers of strains between the Pakatan Rakyat partners over seat negotiations have grown louder after Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim snubbed the annual party gatherings of DAP and PAS.

World 20 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

Al Qaeda grows powerful in Syria as endgame nears

AMMAN (Reuters) - Having seen its star wane in Iraq, al Qaeda has staged a comeback in neighbouring Syria, posing a dilemma for the opposition fighting to remove President Bashar al-Assad and making the West balk at military backing for the revolt.

World 20 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

Al Qaeda grows powerful in Syria as endgame nears

AMMAN (Reuters) - Having seen its star wane in Iraq, al Qaeda has staged a comeback in neighbouring Syria, posing a dilemma for the opposition fighting to remove President Bashar al-Assad and making the West balk at military backing for the revolt.

World 20 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

Al Qaeda grows powerful in Syria as endgame nears

AMMAN (Reuters) - Having seen its star wane in Iraq, al Qaeda has staged a comeback in neighbouring Syria, posing a dilemma for the opposition fighting to remove President Bashar al-Assad and making the West balk at military backing for the revolt.

World 31 May 2009 | 12:00 AM

Egypt mufti says no to WMD against non-Muslim states

CAIRO (Reuters) - Muslim groups and individuals should not use weapons of mass destruction against non-Muslim countries partly because any attack could also kill Muslims, Egypt's state-appointed Grand Mufti said on Sunday.

World 30 Sep 2012 | 12:00 AM

Nigeria security officers held over suspected militant links

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Nigeria's army said on Sunday it had arrested several security officials on suspicion of having connections with Islamist sect Boko Haram, which has killed hundreds in an insurgency this year.

Nation 11 Jun 2009 | 12:00 AM

MCA: Non-Malays in danger of being left out

PETALING JAYA: The MCA is against a unity government between PAS and Umno because it will result in the Islamisation of the country.

World 28 Jun 2009 | 12:00 AM

Eight local British embassy staff held in Iran - media

TEHRAN (Reuters) - Eight Iranian employees of the British embassy in Tehran have been detained for active involvement in post-election unrest in the Islamic Republic, the semi-official Fars News Agency said on Sunday.

Nation 12 Apr 2008 | 12:00 AM

Priority is to give pact more punch

Parti Keadilan Rakyat de facto leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim who is cementing the Pakatan Rakyat coalition of PKR, DAP and PAS sat down recently with The Star for an interview and spoke on a wide range of issues. These are some of the excerpts.