2 Malaysian ‘terrorist suspects’ arrested in Lebanon

Two Malaysian terrorist suspects with alleged links to the al-Qaeda network were arrested in Lebanon, an official at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Sunday. The official, who asked not to be named because he is not authorised to speak on the matter, said the families of the suspects were informed

Israel bars entry of 4 NAM ministers to Ramallah

Israel on Sunday barred the foreign ministers of several Non-Aligned Movement countries from entering the West Bank for a top-level meeting in Ramallah , sources on both sides said on Sunday. Speaking on condition of anonymity, a Palestinian official said Israel refused to allow entry to the foreign ministers of Malaysia, Indonesia, Bangladesh and Cuba.

Malaysia’s Petronas suspends gasoline supplies to Iran

Malaysia’s state oil company has suspended gasoline supplies to Iran, Prime Minister Najib Razak said here Thursday, calling on Tehran to review its controversial nuclear program. The announcement of the suspension by Petronas came after Najib held talks with US President Barack Obama, who called for the world to move “boldly and quickly” on new […]

Malaysia’s Petronas suspends gasoline supplies to Iran

Malaysia’s state oil company has suspended gasoline supplies to Iran, Prime Minister Najib Razak said here Thursday, calling on Tehran to review its controversial nuclear program. The announcement of the suspension by Petronas came after Najib held talks with US President Barack Obama, who called for the world to move “boldly and quickly” on new […]

Malaysian Christians fearful as church attacks rise

Would-be arsonists in mostly Muslim Malaysia struck at a convent school and a fifth church on Sunday while church leaders called for calm in a row over Christians’ use of the word “Allah” to refer to God. The attacks threaten Prime Minister Najib Razak’s plan to win back non-Muslim support before elections due by 2013 […]

Three churches attacked in Malaysian ‘Allah’ dispute

Three Christian churches were attacked in Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia with firebombs Friday as tensions rose in a dispute over whether Christians could use the word “Allah” in this largely Muslim nation. Later in the day, small crowds rallied outside two major mosques in the capital, in a growing protest over a court ruling that […]