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Some Terengganu mosques have RM1 mil in donations but reluctant to...

Terengganu Islamic Religious and Malay Customs Council urges them to use the money for benefit of community.

Malaysian mosques of remarkable architecture

Whether bearing Mogul, Arab or colonial era influences, many of the mosques in Malaysia are architectural delights steeped in history.

Mosques in Perlis open to all, says Raja Muda

Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra Jamalullail says non-Muslims are also welcome to visit mosques in the state to get a better understanding of Islam.

Austria plans to shut down mosques, expel foreign-funded imams

Austria's right-wing government plans to shut down seven mosques and expel up to 40 imams in what it said was "just the beginning" of a push against Islamist ideology and foreign funding of religious groups.

UN condemns anti-Muslim attacks in Sri Lanka

UN Undersecretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman urged the Sri Lankan government to bring perpetrators of anti-Muslim violence to justice.

Sri Lanka steps up security ahead of Friday prayers

The increase in security is because of fears that anti-Muslim riots could spread across the country.

Don’t bring politics into mosques, Raja of Perlis warns

Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Putra Jamalullail says in their eagerness to gain support, politicians have forgotten the fundamentals and disgraced the institution of the mosque.

Cops bust 2 gangs robbing houses of worship in Alor Gajah

Melaka police chief says both gangs targeted donation boxes at Buddhist temples and mosques in the state.

Local buildings fail to reflect multi-culturalism, says academic

UCSI's Tajuddin Rasdi says design of mosques used to be inclusive, universalistic but now is more Middle Eastern and projects a siege mentality on non-Muslims.

Mosque officials get royal warning on lectures that spread extremist ideas

Selangor ruler orders religious authorities to monitor all Islamic lectures in the state and ensure the speakers have proper credentials.

Mujahid: Rulers stepping in to protect image of Islam

Amanah vice-president says the Selangor sultan's instructions are fair and wise, and in the interest of the wider community.

Selangor sultan says Sivarasa ‘crossed the line’

Selangor ruler orders Jais to investigate the incident and take action against the mosque committee if it had breached the rules by allowing Sivarasa to speak there.

New Zealand seeks Malaysia’s advice on deradicalisation

Minister Chris Finlayson has already discussed anti-terror initiatives with Deputy Prime Minister Zahid Hamidi.

Lovebirds detained over vehicle break-ins at mosques

Terengganu CID chief Wan Abd Aziz says couple and their 'child' would enter the compounds of mosques during prayer time.

Programme at surau helps create awareness on Islam

Hidayah Centre Foundation's Mosque Open Day programme teaches non-Muslim neighbours in Bandar Utama on how Muslims pray and the universal values of Islam.

Impose limits on Pokemon Go, says Jakim

Places of worship, including mosques, should not be used as a location to search for the characters of the game.

S’gor Sultan displeased mosques used for political purposes

He says the services of such “nazir” (guardians) should be terminated and the post given to others.

MCA needs to do their homework on taxes

The severity of MCA's threat to resign is miniscule in reality, and does not bear any consequence except for their absence in Cabinet.

Jakim urges Muslims to hold prayers for rain

Jakim Director-General Othman Mustapha says prayers should be organised to seek rain to overcome the drought, effects of extreme heat and for weather conditions to return to normal.