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Islamic school blaze kills 23 in Malaysia

A blaze at an Islamic boarding school in the Malaysian capital killed at least 23 people on Thursday, most of them teenage boys who cried for help from barred windows, officials and witnesses said. The fire broke out at around 5.40 am in a top-floor dormitory in the three-storey building, …

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77 foreigners held in Malaysia crackdown

PORT DICKSON, Malaysia, July 12, (Agencies): Malaysian authorities have raided a construction site and detained 77 foreigners as part of a fresh crackdown on illegal immigration. Immigration officials said more than 3,100 foreigners and 63 employers who allegedly hired workers illegally have been detained since a sweep began July 1. …

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Kuwaiti-Malaysian trade hits $620 mln in 2016

Trade exchange between Kuwait and Malaysia reached $620 million in 2016, Malaysia’s External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) revealed on Monday. Speaking to KUNA on the sidelines of a press conference on the Malaysia International Halal Showcase (MIHAS), CEO of MATRADE Mohammad Shahreen said that he is sanguine that the trade …

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Attack on Arab royals foiled – Malaysia arrests Yemen militants

KUALA LUMPUR, March 7, (RTRS): Malaysia on Tuesday said suspected militants from Yemen arrested late last month ahead of a visit by Saudi King Salman were planning an attack on “Arab royalties”. A senior police source said the four Yemenis belonged to a Houthi insurgency group that has been fighting …

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Malaysia arrests seven for suspected links to militant groups

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 20 (Reuters) – Malaysian police said on Tuesday they have arrested seven people, including four foreigners, for suspected links to the Islamic State (IS) militant group and for planning attacks in Malaysia and abroad. Authorities in Muslim-majority Malaysia have revoked the passports of scores of citizens identified …

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