Malaysia’s Sultans Take on Religious In…

Malaysia has been thrown into a royal shambles by a growing rivalry between the country’s nine religiously moderate sultans and its conservative mullahs, considered by many to be "nouveaux royals" vying for the attention of ethnic Malay Muslims. Political and social observers believe that if the controversy is left unchecked, it could undermine the position of the corruption-scarred prime minister, Najib Abdul Razak.

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