Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim won a parliamentary seat Saturday, returning to politics just months after receiving a royal pardon for sodomy.
The six men were searching for a teenager thought to have fallen into a mining pool in Malaysia.
Since March, Hassan al-Kontar has been camped out in the terminal at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia.
Rosmah Mansor, the wife of Najib Razak, the disgraced former prime minister, is expected to face multiple counts of money laundering.
Stationing warships in the South China Sea could lead to war, Malaysia's Prime Minister has said.
Hassan al-Kontar was trying to avoid the war in Syria but found himself stuck in legal limbo in Malaysia.