WASHINGTON, Nov 17 – The United States has approved a $1.29 billion deal to replenish the Saudi air force’s arsenal, depleted by its controversial bombing campaign against rebels in Yemen. Congress has 30 days to block the sale but is unlikely to do so, and shipment of the more than 19,000 smart
PARIS, Nov 17 – The Paris terror attacks may have put a clamp on President Obama’s plans to resettle 10,000 Syrian refugees over the next year, as the number of governors saying they won’t take them swells. At the same time, top congressional lawmakers are urging the administration to halt the plan.
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 16 – Opposition Pakatan Harapan federal lawmakers failed to vote down Budget 2016 was passed at the policy stage after a bloc voting in the Dewan Rakyat here on Monday night. Opposition MPs had called for a bloc voting, which ended up in 128 ayes and 74 nays.
A new Islamic State video has warned that countries taking part in Syria airstrikes will suffer the same fate as France, which was hit with multiple attacks on Friday. It specifically threatens an attack on Washington. A man in the video states that just as the center of France was
IPOH, Nov 16 – The government will announce the result of an overall review of the automated enforcement system (AES) implementation early next year, says Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai. He said the government wanted to ensure the AES implementation would go hand-in-hand with the demerit points system (Kejara). “We
IPOH, Nov 16 – The government is stepping up security control at all entry points in the country, including airports, following the attacks in Paris on last Friday. Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said the government was always on the alert against any threat to ensure the country remained safe
IPOH, Nov 16 – A light plane believed to be a Piper PA-32 with four passengers, including a woman on board, crashed along the coast in Kampung Tersusun, Teluk Dalam in Pulau Pangkor here on Sunday. Pulau Pangkor Fire and Rescue Station operation head Hisham Mohd Noor said the department received a
SHAH ALAM, Nov 16 – Several areas in Shah Alam have been hit by flash floods following two hours of heavy rain since 1pm, causing many vehicles to be trapped on the main roads. Among the flooded areas include Section 13, Section 9, Section U8 and Batu 3, where roads have become
PARIS, Nov 16 – French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said here on Monday (Nov 16) that authorities believe new terror attacks are being planned in France and in other European countries following the carnage in Paris. He said they know that the operations were being prepared and are still being
GEORGE TOWN, Nov 16 – Former Penang PAS Commissioner Datuk Mohd Salleh Man (PAS- Permatang Pasir ) declared that he will still being a PAS assemblyman despite support for the state Pakatan Harapan government. He stressed that he will still the member PAS although being dismissed by the Permatang Pauh PAS. “I would not step down as PAS
PARIS, Nov 16 – French warplanes pounded the Islamic State group’s de facto capital in Syria on Sunday, in the first such strikes since a wave of coordinated attacks claimed by the jihadists left 129 people dead in Paris. As the nation prepared to mourn the victims of the carnage
GEORGE TOWN, Nov 16 – Penang legislative assembly here today had led an arguing about the state allocations to religious schools and allegations of political meddling on the matter and also the RM2.6 billion “donation” who received by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak. R.S.N. Rayer (DAP-Seri Delima) said the fund that
The hacktivist group Anonymous, engaged in electronic warfare against Islamic State, has declared ‘total war’ on the terror group following the deadly attacks in France, while pledging to hunt down every single supporter of the jihadist group online. The combat mission to root out terrorism propaganda and recruitment networks from
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 16 – Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi who is also Home Minister said the Malaysian police (PDRM) is currently at its optimum level of preparedness in facing the possibility of terrorism ahead of the 27th Asean Summit next week. Ahmad Zahid said as
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 16 – The public are advised against using electrical appliances and to turn off the main switch where there is flooding at their premises to avoid electrical shocks. Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) senior general manager (corporate affairs and communication) Datuk Ir Mohd Aminuddin Mohd Amin said consumers should
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 16 – Motorcyclists still accounted for the highest number of fatalities in road accidents in Kuala Lumpur in the first seven months of this year. Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur Road Safety Department director Subashini Jane Antony said based on the recent statistics from Kuala Lumpur traffic police, there
FRENCH, Nov 16 – French fighter jets bombed a series of ISIS sites in Raqqa, Syria, on Sunday in what officials described as a major bombardment. The airstrikes came two days after a series of terrorist attacks in Paris. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attacks, which France’s President described as “an
LONDON, Nov 16 – The strong chilly wind seems to echo the spirit of unity of more than one thousand people gathered in a candlelight vigil which held at Trafalgar Square, here on Saturday night. The voices of people chanting in French and singing the French National anthem passionately can be heard
PETALING JAYA, Nov 16 – The Youth and Sports Ministry Khairy Jamaluddin said the ministry will monitor the progress of the National under-23 football team in their preparation for the SEA Games in 2017 in Kuala Lumpur. He said the ministry would provide the allocation from time to time for the team.
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 16 – Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak posted on his blog sskeruak.blogspot.com on Sunday said that muslims must condemn and send a strong message that violence, whether against fellow Muslims or non-Muslims, cannot be tolerated. He said that Muslims rejected all forms of violence