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World 24 Apr 2019 | 6:59 PM

Islamic State video throws spotlight on suspected ringleader of Sri Lanka bombings

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Standing under a black flag of the Islamic State, eight men declare their loyalty to the group's leader, Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi.

World 09 Jul 2018 | 10:58 PM

Saudi bid to protect pre-Islamic sites upends religious dictates

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia is preserving pre-Islamic heritage sites, like a date palm oasis from the Stone Age, in a break with the austere strain of Sunni Islam that has dominated the country for decades, as the reclusive kingdom tries to open up.

Metro News 21 Jun 2018 | 12:00 AM

Taiping date palms bear fruit

SOME of the date palms planted at Heritage Square by the Taiping Municipal Council are now fruiting.

World 21 May 2018 | 9:00 PM

On former battlefield, Kuwaiti investor plans date palm groves, ostrich and deer reserve

SOUTHERN BADIA, Iraq (Reuters) - On a former battlefield of the 1991 Gulf War, deep in Iraq's southern desert, a Kuwaiti investor is looking to grow 100,000 date palms and build a nature reserve complete with ostriches and deer.

Nation 10 Aug 2017 | 12:00 AM

Raided over date palm scheme

KUALA LUMPUR: For RM3,000 to RM5,000, a company offered investments in date palm plantations in Kelantan, Terengganu and Johor.

Nation 09 Aug 2017 | 7:56 AM

SSM raid date palm investment scheme

KUALA LUMPUR: The Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM) and police raided the premises of a company offering investment schemes based on date palms on Wednesday.

Nation 26 May 2017 | 12:00 AM

Be wary of group soliciting funds for date plantation

KOTA BARU: The authorities have warned the public to be wary of a syndicate soliciting investments in a date plantation.