Day: February 18, 2016

The Muslims Who Shaped America

the muslims who shaped America

Stuart Jeffries wrote an excellent piece in The Guardian during the recent controversy brewed by Donald Trump against Muslims. He mentioned some of the great contributions Muslims in America have made to the country since the nation’s founding. Excerpts:…...

Arab Investors Pour in Billions to make Bosnia a Holiday Hit

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AS tourists from the Persian Gulf countries look to book their next holiday to escape the summer heat, Arab investors are betting on an unusual destination: Bosnia. The mountainous Balkan country is becoming a popular destination for tourists from the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait and Qatar thanks to its comfortable summer temperatures and local Muslim…...

Malaysia to begin Halal Vaccine Plant in 2018

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KUALA LUMPUR – The world’s first halal vaccine facility with gross development value (GDV) of RM330 million in Bandar Enstek will put Malaysia as an international player on the vaccine map, once operational in early 2018, according to a report by Miraj Islamic News Agency (MINA) published in the end of Rabi’ al- Awwal (first…...

Non-Muslim couple start Malaysia’s 1st halal airline

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A non-Muslim couple from the UK launched Malaysia’s first Sharia compliant airline recently. Rayani Air’s first service, from the capital Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi, a popular holiday destination, followed rules the company will adopt on all flights, which will see prayers recited before take-off, a ban on in-flight alcohol, and Muslim air stewardesses wearing headcarves…....

Japanese students create halal recipes

Japanese halal recipes

CHIGASAKI- Halal food may not seem an easy fit for Japanese cuisine, but students from Bunkyo University are proving that notion wrong by devising recipes for a new halal cuisine website…....