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Malaysia Islamist party leader says forbidden to give power to non-Malays

The leader of the Islamists PAS Abdul Hadi Awang says it is forbidden for people of Islamic faith to surrender or give power to other races who are not Muslims. He wrote in a column in the party newspaper Harakah Daily says this is like surrendering your home to a guest and then fleeing...

Mahathir and Islamist leader together in ‘Malay Dignity Congress’

It is definitely a new era in Malaysia, with some members of Pakatan Harapan coalition parties boycotting their own party meetings to attend other party meetings, but this one is the most unthinkable of all: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Islamist leader...

Umno-PAS say ousting ‘Chinese-led’ Pakatan from power imminent

A massive indoor event sealed the Umno and PAS union in a coalition of the willing saying they will overthrow the Pakatan Harapan government and end the reign of the Democratic Action Party or DAP if elections are held soon. Friday was the first time in the two party's...

Islamists says must be on top in alliance with Najib’s Umno

Refusing to dissolve the party to integrate the Umno, a PAS leader says the Islamist party must be on top and in the lead in any deal with Najib's party. "PAS must still lead in order to uphold and defend "the Constitution, the Quran, and...

Islamic front suggests PAS abandons politics and become missionaries

The Islamic Renaissance Front (IRF) suggests the Parti Islam Se-Malaysia (PAS) abandons its political struggle to focus on Islamic missionary and propagation of the Islamic faith. In a statement reported by the Leaders Online., the IRF director Ahmad Farouk Musa says: “PAS could not and...

A ramadan mired in political clashes and and fresh revelations exposing PAS of corruption

It has not been a smooth Ramadan in Malaysia for many, but some stand out for their vow of silence while others pour oil on an already raging fire. The month started on a sombre note from the 'Islamic' state of Kelantan which ordered eateries...

Can Pakatan Harapan survive the religious onslaught from Islamists and Malay nationalists?

It was religious duty of Islamists from Parti Islam Se-Malaysia (PAS) that enabled them to pardon Malaysia's United Malays National Organisation (Umno), the former political coalition majority component party. Since then, PAS has changed its "fatwa" or religious edict to anoint Umno as a...

Anwar fights back in power struggle sparked by Islamists

Malaysia's slated future prime minister Anwar Ibrahim has accused the opposition alliance Islamist component party PAS of having received illegal funds from the former government's main component party UMNO led by former prime minister Najib Razak. PAS (Parti Islam Se-Malaysia) has allegedly been working to...

Changing camps, M’sia Islamic party PAS now supporting the PM claiming there is a plot to overthrow him

In a peculiar turn of events, PAS, Malaysia's Islamist party, came out to support Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, an archenemy, claiming there is an attempt to overthrow the elderly statesman. PAS, which is in the opposition and contributed to the defeat of the...

Splinter Islamist party worries the PAS ahead of GE14 in Malaysia

Amanah, the splinter Islamic party is making headway in constituencies where the PAS says are traditionally theirs. Amanah's recent push in some of the PAS held seats is turning the situation around against the Islamists. Their progress is sparking rage from within the PAS. The party...