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Developing Muslim-friendly tourist industry to ensure sustainability

JAKARTA: According to Global Islamic Economy Indicator Report 2020, the spending of Muslims on travel increased by 2.7 per cent in 2019 from $189 billion…

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7 Best Halal Makeup and Beauty Brands of 2021

NEW YORK: Hot tip: If you’re on the hunt for new makeup brands to add to your lineup, you don’t want to sleep on the…

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Understanding the Islamic perspective of Covid vaccines

KUALA LUMPUR: While Malaysia awaits its first consignment of the COVID-19 vaccine next month, certain quarters are still disputing the safety and halal status of…

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Posted in Middle East

The benefits of using grasshoppers for animal nutrition

MISGAV, Israel: Zero-waste farming, very low GHG emissions, and a low water footprint make grasshoppers a sustainable source of protein, but that’s not all. As…

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COVID-19 vaccine is permissible for Muslim use, preservation of life is key consideration: MUIS

SINGAPORE: The Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (MUIS) said that it “holds the position that a COVID-19 vaccine is permissible for Muslim use”.”We would advise and…

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Posted in Fashion & Lifestyle

Muslim model Halima Aden quits after being unable to reconcile her beliefs with the industry

SYDNEY: Somali-American model Halima Aden, a trailblazer in the fashion industry, has decided to quit modeling after feeling she’s had to compromise her faith. Aden…

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Posted in Tourism

‘Halal tourism’ on the rise, with apps and curtained pool decks

WELLINGTON: A rental company in Orlando, Florida is offering “halal vacation homes” with curtained pool decks and rooms with prayer mats and copies of the…

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Posted in Fashion & Lifestyle

‘Modest fashion’ looks to move from niche to mainstream

LONDON: When Kerim Ture was first building his online fashion retailer for Muslim women, would-be investors would make Islamophobic jokes. “They would say: ‘Let me…

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Posted in Food

How mufti of Estonia and his wife open first Tatar teahouse in Tallinn

TALLINN:The first Tatar tea house with halal food Tatari Chaihana & Restoran has opened in Tallinn on the iconic street of Tatari tänav. The initiators…

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The Hidden History of Peri Peri Chicken

HOUSTON: South African spicy chicken is sweeping across Texas. In the past decade, the number of peri peri restaurants in the state has jumped from…

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Posted in Events & Exhibitions Research and Awareness

DAFZA Highlights Growth Opportunities Within the Islamic Economy

DUBAI:  The Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) hosted a webinar to highlight the growth opportunities in the Islamic economy. The webinar took place after the…

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Posted in Halal

Why is Sri Lanka planning to ban cattle slaughter?

COLOMBO: Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa submitted a proposal that legislates against the slaughter of cattle across the island nation – a decision that could inflame…

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Halal economy estimated to be worth $3.2 trillion by 2024

DUBAI: The Halal economy is estimated to be worth $3.2 trillion by 2024, according to the newly launched second edition of the Halal Guidebook titled…

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UK start-up fills recipe box gap for Muslim communities

LONDON: London-based Saima Duhare launched recipe box start-up Halal Fresh in April 2019. Close to 18 months on, and the ‘one woman band’ business is…

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Millennium launches international operations in Dubai to support $2.5 trillion global Islamic finance sector

DUBAI: Millennium Information Solution FZ-LLC a well-reputed core banking solutions provider for the US$2.5 trillion(Dh9.1 trillion) global Islamic finance sector, has recently launched its international…

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Tauriga Sciences, Inc. Obtains HALAL Certification for Its Flagship Brand Tauri-Gum, america

NEW YORK:  Tauriga Sciences, Inc, a revenue generating, diversified life sciences company, with a proprietary line of functional “supplement & chewing gums (Flavors: Pomegranate, Blood…

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‘Muslim Spain’ vies for moment in the sun as halal tourism takes off

MADRID: The Alhambra is a hilltop palace at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains that was originally built for military purposes but, nearly seven…

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Brazil has potential for diversification in halal market

SAO PAULO: Brazil has great potential to supply the Muslim market beyond just beef and poultry, with options including value-added items in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, food,…

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Migrant Kitchen: The Palestinian in New York who gives away 6,000 free halal meals a day

NEW YORK: It’s barely daybreak and Migrant Kitchen NYC is already in full swing. To the uninitiated, it looks like chaos. To the company’s co-founder,…

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Halal travel closer at home

JAKARTA: With Hajj trips off this year, Indonesian tour firms seek to make domestic offerings more Muslim-friendly. Indonesia is gradually getting back to business with…

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Nathan’s Famous Partners With UAE Based Mezzan Group to Manufacture Halal Hot Dogs

NEW YORK: Nathan’s Famous, Inc., the American tradition serving New York favorites for more than 100 years, has announced it has signed a licensing, manufacturing…

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Corporate sukuk to grow slow in 2020

KUALA LUMPUR: Domestic corporate sukuk are in a better position than during the global financial crisis or the Asian financial crisis supported by moderately leveraged…

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Working With Islamic Finance

Islamic finance refers to the means by which corporations in the Muslim world, including banks using the EIBOR rates, and other lending institutions, raise capital in accordance with Sharia, or Islamic law. It also refers to the types of investments that are permissible under this form of law. A unique form of socially responsible investment,…

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KFH wins ‘Best Bank in Kuwait’ Award 2019

KUWAIT: Kuwait Finance House (KFH), the world leading Islamic financial institution, won the Euromoney Award for Excellence Country 2019 – Best Bank in Kuwait. KFH…

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