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Be brave like ISIL fighters, Najib tells UMNO

Umno must emulate the bravery of a Middle Eastern militant group that defeated an Iraqi force outnumbering it nearly 30 to one if the Malay nationalist party is to survive, Datuk Seri Najib Razak said yesterday. The Umno president and prime minister was listing virtues that were needed to allow the Malay nationalist party to continue in power, during a dinner to commemorate the 20th anniversary of its Cheras branch yesterday.

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Malaysia’s first ISIL suicide bomber blew up 25 soldiers in Iraq

To those who knew him, Ahmad Tarmimi Maliki was a quiet 26-year-old factory worker in Selangor. Now, he is believed to be Malaysia's first suicide bomber linked to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants. He is said to have blown up 25 elite Iraqi soldiers at Iraq's SWAT headquarters in al-Anbar on May 26.

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