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Did Yaacob Ibrahim Delegation Obtain Increased Quota Of Haj Participants From Singapore?

In a Facebook post on Friday evening, Minister for Muslim Affairs Yaacob Ibrahim said that he had met with Saudi Arabia’s Hajj Minister, Dr Bandar Bin Mohamed Al-Hajjar, on Thursday to discuss arrangements for the upcoming pilgrimage in September. Readers…
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Saudi Arabia: Plans to Move Tomb of Prophet Muhammad May Spark Unrest

One of Islam’s most revered holy sites – the tomb of the Prophet Mohamed – could be destroyed and his body removed to an anonymous grave under plans which threaten to spark discord across the Muslim world. The controversial proposals…
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Yaacob Ibrahim Warns SG Muslim Pilgrims of MERS Virus

SINGAPORE: Stick to guidelines put forward by the Ministry of Health (MOH) and the Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (MUIS) about the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), said Minister-in-Charge of Muslim Affairs, Dr Yaacob Ibrahim. Dr Yaacob was advising…
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