Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Qatari Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani are scheduled to deliver keynote addresses on Thursday.
Islamabad scrambles to play a balancing act to pacify allies in the Muslim world.
Since India revoked Article 370, effectively ending Kashmir's autonomy, the region has been facing a lockdown, curfews and more while tensions between neighbours Pakistan and India have skyrocketed.
A Malaysian court ordered former prime minister Najib Razak to present his defence against seven counts of criminal breach of trust, money laundering and abuse of power in a case linked to a scandal surrounding state fund 1MDB.
At the UNGA in September, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said India "invaded and occupied" the disputed region. His comments lead to Indian traders calling for a boycott of Malaysian palm oil.
Turkey's Presidential Communications Director Fahrettin Altun says a joint TV project between Turkey, Malaysia, and Pakistan is only an element of the struggle against anti-Muslim sentiments.
Blazes have been raging on Sumatra and Borneo islands with Indonesia deploying water-bombing helicopters and thousands of security forces to tackle them. In recent days, fires sent toxic smog floating over Malaysia triggering a diplomatic row.
Claims that Najib and his cronies pilfered massive sums from the fund and spent it on everything from real estate to artwork contributed to the defeat of his long-ruling coalition to a reformist alliance.
A Southeast Asian Muslim initiative, the online platform, has gone live and aims to provide enyclopedic knowledge about the Al Aqsa Mosque.
"I think they know it is our money, so they will give back our money," Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad told a news conference after confirming the $200 million figure.
After repeatedly trying to delay his awaiting trial for plundering billions of dollars from the 1MDB wealth fund, Malaysia's ex-PM Najib Razak arrives in court.
Pakistanis are celebrating their National Day with a military parade, also attended by Malaysia PM Mahathir Mohamad, that's showcasing short-and long-range missiles, tanks, jets, drones and other hardware.
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