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Strong earthquake in West Sulawesi kills three, injures 24: BNPB

Jakarta At least three people died while 24 others suffered injuries in a 6.2-magnitude earthquake ensued by several aftershocks that rattled Majene District, West Sulawesi, on early Friday, according to Indonesia’s National Disaster Mitigation Agency …

6.2-magnitude quake strikes West Sulawesi’s Majene

Jakarta An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 followed by several aftershocks struck Majene in the Indonesian province of West Sulawesi on early Friday, the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) said.The epicenter of the 6.2-magnitude quake wh…

As Ali Jaber laid to rest, his preachings reverberate across Indonesia

Indonesian Muslims are mourning the passing of Syekh Ali Jaber, a Saudi Arabia-born ulema who held an Indonesian citizenship and dedicated his life to “dakwah” (Islamic preaching) in Indonesia till he drew his last breath on Thursday morning.Born in Me…

Sheikh Ali Jaber significantly contributed to “dakwah”: minister

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Religious Affairs Minister Yaqut Cholil Qoumas expressed deep condolences over the demise of Sheikh Ali Jaber, saying that this Indonesia’s Saudi Arabia-born ulema had notably contributed to “dakwah,” or Islamic preaching.”Innalillah…

Jokowi seeks consistent law enforcers in preventing financial crimes

Jakarta (ANTARA) – President Joko Widodo has sought consistency and commitment from law enforcement officers to prevent and fight economic and financial crimes.”I seek commitment and consistency from law (enforcement) officers in preventing and fightin…