Announcement comes days after Malaysia withdraws troops from the Middle Eastern kingdom.
Major global issues eclipsed brief meeting between U.S. official and Mahathir Mohamad.
No group has claimed responsibility for the incident that also killed two foreign nationals, according to Putrajaya.
Lawyer says letter, sent days before May 9 elections, is genuine.
Government committee will investigate air traffic controllers who were on duty when plane disappeared.
Jet vanished in March 2014 while carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew heading for Beijing.
Award-winning satire illustrator could have faced a 43-year jail term if convicted.
“The Malays are feeling it,” says leader of Gerakan Pembela Ummah.
Men who escaped from a Thai detention center could face deportation to China.
Women have moved up to taking on frontline roles in terror plots, Malaysian police warn.
The prime minister proposes to repeal SOSMA law implemented by his predecessor.
One suspect allegedly made online threats to kill Malaysian king and PM Mahathir.
Anti-Corruption Commission raided 13 locations in Kuala Lumpur.
Religious hardliners criticize comments by Mujahid Yusof Rawa.
Two leaders agree to curb spread of extremism in Southeast Asian region, statement says.
The United Malays National Organization party had governed Malaysia throughout its 61-year existence.
Opposition and Islamic groups express outrage over moves by new government.
He fled Macau and could be traveling on passport from another country, officials say.
Televangelist Zakir Naik, meanwhile, defends himself in a statement.
The financier fled from Hong Kong before investigators could reach him, police inspector-general says.
The Iranian airline helps support Tehran-backed terrorism across Mid-East, Treasury Department says.
Kelantan man, 41, traveled to Thailand’s Narathiwat province to wed pre-teen.
New Delhi has formally filed extradition papers, BenarNews source confirms.
Chinese contractor says it hopes negotiations will allow work to resume soon.
Najib Razak says he “expected” the charges and is “confident” of his innocence.
Najib will be charged in court on Wednesday, according to officials with a special task force.
Meanwhile, 13 new ministers join Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad’s cabinet.
Marriage between a Malaysian man, 41, and the Thai girl angers people in both countries.
Under existing laws, students can be fined, suspended, even jailed for political activity, report says.