The Pigeon Man of Fez

By: Jacob Mardell

I mistook Ibrahim for a calm man, but when he spoke about our imminent doom, his long, sedate face lit up. With the enthusiasm of a village gossip, excitement bristled his features, and with the sincerity of a child repeating a teacher’s lesson, he spoke to me about the coming storm. 1,477 more words


Haj quota for pilgrims from Singapore to increase to 800 this year: Yaacob Ibrahim

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SINGAPORE – The number of haj places for pilgrims from Singapore will be increased to 800 this year, Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs Yaacob Ibrahim said on Friday (Feb 17). 174 more words

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Syonan Gallery name does not express approval of the Japanese Occupation: Yaacob Ibrahim

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SINGAPORE – The National Archives of Singapore (NAS) new World War II exhibition – Syonan Gallery: War and its Legacies – does not express approval of the Japanese Occupation, said Dr Yaacob Ibrahim, Minister for Communications and Information at its official launch on Wednesday morning. 390 more words

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Surah Ibrahim (Nabi Ibrahim a.s.)
Surah ke 14 | Bil.Ayat: 52 | Makkiyyah | Bacaan(Audio) 1,636 more words


Prophet Ismail [Ishmael] (Hadith No. 2992)


Chapter: The Statement of Allah Taa’la: “And mention in the Book Isma’il…”

Volume 4, Book 55, Number 592 :
Narrated by Salama bin Al-Akwa ( 3,690 more words


Johor sultan slams Mahathir over comments on Chinese investment in Malaysia

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JOHOR BARU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – The Sultan of Johor has said he is “deeply offended and hurt” by the political spin used by certain politicians against mainland Chinese investments in the state, saying if this is left unchecked, it would drive away investors. 976 more words

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No plans to run for president, says Yaacob Ibrahim

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Cabinet minister Yaacob Ibrahim has ruled himself out of the upcoming presidential election, which will be reserved for Malay candidates.

In an interview with Malay newspaper Berita Minggu published yesterday, the Minister for Communications and Information said he does not see himself running for president, and is happy in his current role. 531 more words

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