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Carpets torched at two mosques, man held

Witnesses said two men were seen arriving on a motorcycle and entering the mosques at that time.

Jakel denies accusations of being involved in money laundering

It says it has been cooperating with MACC to clear its name after being accused of receiving 1MDB-linked money.

Mujahid, PPBM back royal call to keep mosques politics-free

Minister says the Perak Sultan's order is in line with national policy of 'Masjid Rahmah' for Islamic administration.

Puchong MP allocates RM87,000 to mosques for Ramadan

The money will be given to 40 suraus and 12 mosques, with each receiving RM1,500 and RM2,000 respectively.

Sri Lanka imposes nationwide curfew after mosques attacked

Residents in Muslim parts of North Western Province said mobs had attacked mosques and damaged shops and businesses owned by Muslims for a second day.

Put education ahead of shortcuts to heaven, says Anwar

Calling for courage and conviction to change obsolete policies, PKR president says grand mosques and temples should not come at the expense of education.

No hate speech during Ramadan, Mujahid tells mosques

The minister in charge of Islamic affairs wants mosques to remain free of politics that could divide Muslims.

NZ police probe mosque attack links after man dies in stand-off

Police had raided the 54-year-old man's home on Tuesday night and found a cache of firearms after receiving a tip-off from the public.

UN chief pledges to help protect religious sites

UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres offered 'solidarity with the Muslim community from New York to New Zealand and beyond.'

First funeral for New Zealand mosque massacre victim

So far 21 victims have been formally identified by coroners, and authorities say they are doing all they can to speed up autopsies.

‘Our darkest of days’: PM Ardern voices New Zealand’s grief

Jacinda Ardern will push for s a ban on semi-automatic weapons and Wellington has made in-principle decisions to change gun laws which she will announce next Monday.

Tech consortium flags more than 800 versions of NZ attack video

Social media users used several methods to create a version of the video with a different digital fingerprint to avoid detection.

Mosque killer faces ‘unprecedented’ sentence

Brenton Tarrant's alleged crimes could warrant the heaviest sentence imposed by a judge in New Zealand since the abolition of the death penalty in 1961.

Dealer who sold arms to mosque killer rejects responsibility

David Tipple said he would continue to sell weapons to anyone with the same credentials as the gunman.

Alleged NZ mosque gunman drops lawyer, will represent himself

Brenton Tarrant was charged with one count of murder.

Australian family of suspected NZ mosque gunman devastated for victims

Police on Monday said they had executed two search warrants in towns on the New South Wales mid-north coast related to the investigation into the mass shootings.

Gun shop says Christchurch suspect bought guns online

The shop owner says all sales to the attacker followed a police-verified process.

Extra police patrols at UK mosques after NZ attack

London has previously heightened security measures around mosques following terror attacks.

4 Malaysians among victims of Christchurch mosque shootings

Three are injured and the status of the fourth is unknown.

New Zealand mosque gunman published manifesto, live streamed shooting

The motive behind a shooting today at mosques in New Zealand was mooted by "The Great Replacement", a 73-page document created by the gunmen.

Australia takes precautions after citizen carries out NZ mosque massacre

New Zealand police detained three men after the attacks, but have not provided their identities.

One Christchurch shooting suspect is Australian

New Zealand media have reported that between nine and 27 people were killed in the shootings. 

Sultan of Selangor worries over threat to Islam by deviant groups

He says 45 deviant teachings have been discovered by the Selangor Mufti Department until December last year.

Tighter security for places of worship

Police will extend the 1Masjid 1Polis programme to all mosques from March and introduce a similar programme to churches and temples later.