More than 600 IS fighters surrendered to Afghan forces.
The group is accused of murdering a lawmaker and journalist.
Two expats acquitted on charges of covering up a murder.
Differences of opinion with the moderate scholar were purely academic, Shaheem said.
Chief Justice Didi and Justice Adam Mohamed Abdulla removed from the bench.
The first lady launched a National Elderly Action Plan.
The allegations were made to a presidential inquiry commission.
Shaheem was accused of lying to the inquiry commission.
A British tourist drowned near Kuredu resort.
A new bench rejected the defence's appeal for a fresh trial.
Ex-Islamic minister Dr Shaheem accused of lying to inquiry commission.
The agreement takes effect on January 31.
The new law would raise age of consent to 18 years.
The Addu Meedhoo MP protested the speaker's refusal to grant her a point of order.
The UN Special Rapporteur on Torture is due to visit next week.
Yameen said he "can't be touched" if the trial is fair.
The number remains lower than before, the president's spokesman insisted.