Britain scrambled two fighter jets on Tuesday to escort a Qatar Airways plane into Manchester airport after the pilot reported a possible explosive device on board. A passenger was later arrested on suspicion of making a hoax bomb threat.

The incident, which prompted the authorities to close the northern England airport for 25 minutes, briefly raised fears of a terrorism attack.

Qatar Airways said the Airbus A330-300 plane was flight QR23 from Doha to Manchester with 269 passengers and 13 crew on board.

Persatuan Pedagang dan Pengusaha Melayu Malaysia (Perdasama) percaya perang ekonomi dengan cara memboikot melalui bentuk urus niaga mampu memberi kesan bukan sahaja terhadap ekonomi Israel, malah negara-negara sekutunya.

Presiden Perdasama, Datuk Moehamad Izat Emir berkata, pihaknya menyokong penuh seruan memboikot produk keluaran Israel dan syarikat-syarikat penyokong kekejaman Yahudi.

Beliau berkata, masyarakat Yahudi seluruh dunia kini membantu Israel dengan hasil keuntungan mereka, sedangkan rakyat Gaza terus diserang pada setiap hari.

Isu integriti Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim merupakan antara faktor KEADILAN menggesa Menteri Besar Selangor itu berundur dan digantikan dengan Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah, kata Setiausaha Agung KEADILAN, Datuk Saifuddin Nasution Ismail.

Menurut Saifuddin, Khalid terlibat dalam beberapa urusniaga meragukan susulan penyelesaian hutang antara beliau dan Bank  Islam pada Februari 2014.

Ia dakwanya, termasuk jualan tanah oleh Tropicana Corp Berhad kepada sebuah syarikat, Eco World Berhad pada 19 Mac 2014, selepas ia dibeli dari kerajaan negeri pada April 2013.

Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim expressed his willingness to give his full commitment and cooperation if an investigation is conducted against him for misconduct involving the transactions involving the sale of land in Selangor.

While denying the allegations, the Chief Minister of Selangor also reminded the Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) Secretary-General, Datuk Saifuddin Nasution, and other party leaders to be cautious in making any accusations or statements.

He said that the allegation of misconduct should be taken seriously and also that he reserves his right to initiate any legal proceedings arising from defamatory statements made against him.

“When is rape suspect Muhammad Rizalman Ismail returning to face justice in New Zealand?” questioned The New Zealand Herald, after nearly a month’s silence since the diplomatic issue hit international headlines.

The former defence staff assistant for the Malaysian High Commission is accused of burglary and assault with intent to rape Tania Billingsley, 21, in her Wellington home on May 9.

He flew back to Malaysia on May 22, despite facing trial in New Zealand, after Wisma Putra invoked diplomatic immunity. The ministry promised to send him back to facilitate investigations, though no date was given.