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Claim that company barred Muslim staff from praying untrue, says ministry

It says investigations by the Klang Labour Department found none of the workers saw a memo said to be barring Muslim staff from praying during working hours.

NZ broadcasts azan to mark one week since massacres

Thousands are expected to gather for a call to prayer set to be broadcasted across New Zealand today, in the wake of last week's Christchurch mosques shooting. 

Tiny Indonesian church prays for tsunami victims on Christmas day

The powerful tsunami struck Saturday night and without warning.

Devotees hold special prayers for victims injured in temple fracas

Priest Jeya Kumar calls for calm and respect following the two days of violence at the Sri Maha Mariamman temple.

Families hold mass prayer at sea for Indonesia jet crash victims

Budget carrier Lion has been plagued by safety concerns and customer complaints about unreliable scheduling and poor service including a fatal 2004 crash and a collision between two Lion Air planes at Jakarta's Soekarno-Hatta airport.

Malaysia’s fascinating customs revealed at Muzium Adat

Muzium Adat in Kuala Klawang is one of the better museums that offers insight into the customs and traditions of the various races in Malaysia.

Anwar, Saiful perform Friday prayers at same mosque

Former Pasir Mas MP Ibrahim Ali also turns up at same mosque in Port Dickson.

Indonesian city orders top staff to ‘pray or get a new...

The city's mayor plans to do some spot checking to make sure officials were complying until the local government launches a smartphone app to keep track of attendance.

M-bike gangs taken to mosque for subuh prayers

The 80 Muslim motorcyclists and pillion riders were rounded up during 'Samseng Jalanan' operations in Kemaman today.

Thai cave boys pray for good luck after first night home

The teammates and coach were discharged from hospital Wednesday after recuperating for a week from their 18-day ordeal inside Tham Luang cave with no food and only rainwater to drink.

Peace for Eid as Afghanistan observes ceasefire

Hundreds of devotees, many dressed in white and wearing skull caps turned out for prayers in front of the multi-domed Baiturrahman mosque in the Sumatran city of Banda Aceh.

Selangor sets prayers at 8am if Aidilfitri falls on Friday

Jais director Haris Kasim says this is to allow Muslims enough time to visit their relatives and friends without affecting their attendance at Friday prayers.

Tommy credits appointment to God, mother, prayers and miracle

The newly appointed attorney-general thanks members of his church and the Christian community for their prayers in churches.

Vigils, marches, prayers for 4th anniversary of Chibok kidnap

Fifty-seven escaped in the immediate aftermath and four years on, 112 are still being held -- a global symbol of the Islamist insurgency that has devastated the region.

NGOs lodge police report over prayers by Selangor PAS leader

The contents of the prayers gives a misleading idea about the Sultan of Selangor as head of Islam in the state, say NGOs.

Deputy minister’s antics get road in Melaka repaired quickly

Facebook pictures of him sitting on the road and praying for repairs bring quick results.

Hundreds more Israeli police deployed ahead of main Muslim prayers

In the wake of US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, extra police officers have been deployed inside and around the city's Old City area.

Praying part of airlines’ emergency SOP, say aviation experts

Usually, those who question the necessity for prayers are people with no religion, says former RMAF investigating officer.

There is a thief among us, Tok Imam!

While some go to the mosque to pray for blessings and forgiveness, others prowl around the compound, busy scheming on what to steal next.

The Star editors see home ministry on front page blunder

Ministry secretary-general says action of newspaper deplorable given that it had been issued guidelines on what to publish.

Non-Muslims must abide by Kelantan’s Maghrib shutdown

The PAS-led Kelantan government says the policy will allow non-Muslims to take a break while Muslims observe the dusk prayer.

Selena concert: Prayer call doesn’t go against S’gor govt

Selangor MB's Office says PAS Exco's call to all mosques to have special prayers to stop the American singer from going ahead with her concert did not defy the state government.

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.

Kelantan to stop loitering during prayer times

Kelantan MB directs that by-laws be tightened to curb “unIslamic” activities, including unmarried youths riding motorcycles together.

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