Note: The following article contains the opinions and emotions of the author who is a Sri Lankan citizen and resident. All political opinions are subjective. What does it mean to be a Muslim? This is the question that has plagued me in light of the horrific Easter events. For those of you who are unaware, …
Aiman Attar, a researcher in traditional nutrition and prophetic medicine, is offering her e-book, The Ramadan Remedy, free for a limited time. She is inviting readers to “learn about your body as it was designed by Allah.” As a mother of 4, her objective is to prevent illness as well as heal and nourish herself …
THE world’s top Islamic finance scholars are scrutinising the validity of cryptocurrencies, as debate grows in the industry as to whether they can be deemed sharia compliant.
DUBAI INVESTMENTS, a diversified company in which Investment Corporation of Dubai, the emirate’s sovereign wealth fund has an 11.54 percent stake, is leading a group of investors who will set up a $100 million Islamic bank that will list on Nasdaq Dubai.
BOSNIAN banks, food producers and hoteliers are adopting halal standards to tap a fast-growing market thanks to the country’s large Muslim population, an influx of Gulf tourists and growing trade with the Arab world.
THE Islamic lending arm of Turkey’s state-run Vakifbank has applied to sell 500 million lira ($127.4 million) worth of Islamic bonds, or sukuk, according to a regulatory filing.
THE The World Bank and the Saudi-based Islamic Development Bank want to increase the use of long-term investments in Islamic finance, tasking the industry with reducing its reliance on Islamic banks in favor of a wider array of institutions.
UPSET by the felling of many of Islamabad’s trees – victims of rapid urbanization – the city’s children are fighting back with a tree planting drive.
THE Twitter account Sheikh Saud Al-Shuraim, one of the Imams of Masjid al-Haram in Makkah, has been suspended, AlKhaleej Online reported recently.
THE kiswa factory in Makkah was established around 90 years ago. Until then the embroidered black garment that covers the Holy Kaaba used to be made abroad in countries like Egypt and brought over to the Kingdom. After King Abdulaziz took over the control of the Hijaz region, he ordered the establishment of a kiswa …