The move averted a showdown between the men whose struggle has shaped Malaysian politics for two decades, but which risked sidelining both and returning to power the corruption-tarnished former ruling party they had defeated.
King Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah accepted Mahathir Mohamad's resignation but also asked him to continue until a new government is formed.
Although Mahathir Mohamad's sudden departure from the top post came as a surprise to many political pundits, the country's power corridors have been strife with political bickering over the past week.
Malaysia king accepts Mahathir Mohamad's unexpected resignation, appoints him interim prime minister until a new cabinet is formed.
Turkish President Erdogan's visit to Pakistan comes at a testing time for both countries and speaks to the durable nature of the relationship.
The activist daughter of Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says Muslim leaders must focus on education and health instead of war and strife.
Imran Khan is concerned about the domestic fallout of a regional conflict as he strives to bring the two powers to the table.
Backed by the kingdom's oil wealth, the crown prince is pushing once-close allies to follow Riyadh’s lead.
The Saudi-led OIC must recognise the desire for autonomy and real change in Muslim countries or risk being replaced by new actors.
Islamic summit ends in Malaysia with PM Mahathir Mohamad saying Iran, Malaysia, Turkey, and Qatar are considering "trading using the gold dinar and barter" as a hedge against any future economic sanctions.
Numan Kurtulmus praised Turkey’s development under the AK Party leadership and said his country was taking all necessary steps to establish a humanist world order.
Ainon Mohd, Communication Coordinator between Ankara, Kaula Lumpur, Islamabad on their joint efforts to tackle anti-Muslim sentiment, told TRT World that there is more to come besides launching a TV channel to tackle anti-Muslim hatred worldwide.
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