Warisan No 2 says rivals adopting 'if you can't beat them, jail them' strategy.
Triumph of good over evil akin to struggle against the BN-led government, he says.
High Court judge also dismisses bid by lawyers for proceedings in chambers to be held in open court.
In a tazkirah (sermon) after the prayer, Mahathir says Anwar's freedom can be secured through a change in government.
UPDATED 4.55PM | High Court in KL rules the Umno Youth chief defamed the former opposition leader.
The Prisons Department only took Anwar to hospital three days after the incident, they say.
While he doesn't appear to have any serious injuries, doctors have prescribed the PKR leader painkillers.
The Sept 16 anticipated defections were in fact of BN lawmakers unhappy with Pak Lah, says PKR veep.
Anwar Ibrahim's wife thanks well-wishers and HKL medical staff.
UPDATED 8.16PM | PKR confirms that Anwar taken to hospital for unstable blood pressure.
Nine years ago, in the month of September, a defection claim made the headlines.
COMMENT | 'Surely the public would wish to know what interest the ex-PM and his family had in pursuing such an inappropriate appointment.'
He noted that this is the 212th fire involving a tahfiz school since 2015.
He expresses concern over the pressure faced by Malaysians due to the rising cost of living, hike in fuel prices and GST.
'I'm appalled that large numbers of stateless Malaysian children are still without this basic right.'
Anwar had to publicly rebut allegations because he was not a confirmed RCI witness at the time.
Anwar's statement sounds like an offence under Commissions of Enquiry Act 1950, says advisory panel member.
'As a prisoner of conscience, Anwar continues to be a sacrificial lamb at the behest of certain corrupt leaders on politically motivated charges.'
UPDATED 9.31PM | FOREX RCI | 'If he didn't resign, I would have sacked him,' says the former finance minister.
UPDATED 8.26PM | FOREX RCI | Anwar had reported RM5.7b losses as audited by BNM, says former PM.
UPDATED 8.17PM | FOREX RCI | Forex RCI chair says Anwar was aware of the 'real' losses but did not inform the cabinet.
As such, Anwar Ibrahim will have little difficulty understanding Pakatan Harapan's decision, says PKR sec-gen.
UPDATED 3.40PM | By virtue of his position, he says, Anwar has the right to offer suggestions.
UPDATED 1.52PM | Based on the witness list, his lawyer says Anwar is expected to face the commission tomorrow.
COMMENT | Examining the implications of possible seat negotiations between PKR and PAS.
Why complicate matters when coalition has already said no, asks 'Gerakan Aktivis Harapan'.
Anwar is capable of making proper decisions, even from behind bars, says Shuhaimi Shafie.
'Hishamuddin is saying: From inside or outside the jail, it's better for Anwar to keep quiet and go about his business.'
'The people don't want to hear about him being beaten, stripped or violated. That era has gone by,' says Hishamuddin Rais.
Despite Anwar's call in a letter, Saifuddin Nasution says all Harapan parties are tied to certain realities on seat talks.