Travel experts forecast high growth of halal tourism

Travel experts forecast high growth of halal tourism

HONOLULU: Muslims are the world’s fastest-growing religious group and by 2030 will make up an estimated 25 percent of the world’s population. Furthermore, in some Muslim-dominated markets there is a thriving middle class with growing buying power and a new...
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Halal cuisine has blossomed around Sacramento

Halal cuisine has blossomed around Sacramento

SACRAMENTO: Stockton Boulevard is better known for pho than falafel, so it might be a surprise to find that a onetime Orange Freeze stand has reopened as the halal gyro joint Orange Oven.  Ateeq Rahman, who grew up in the...
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New Website to Simplify Islamic Home Financing for U.S. Consumers

New Website to Simplify Islamic Home Financing for U.S. Consumers

RESTON, VA: Guidance Residential, the leading U.S. Islamic home financing provider launched a revamped website and inviting visitors to explore the website at www.GuidanceResidential.com. The new website has been designed to streamline the home financing proce...
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Brazil, Saudi, UAE discuss Halal poultry slaughter rules

Brazil, Saudi, UAE discuss Halal poultry slaughter rules

BRASILIA: Brazil, Saudi Arabia and UAE are discussing the slaughter process, as the deadline approaches for for chicken meat sales from Brazil to Saudi Arabia and the UAE. The Brazil Arab News Agency (ANBA) quoted the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture,...
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Haute Hijab’s Luxury Hijab Collection Is Changing The Game For Muslim Fashionistas

Haute Hijab’s Luxury Hijab Collection Is Changing The Game For Muslim Fashionistas

WASHINGTON: Growing up in the suburbs of Detroit, Melanie Elturk found it very difficult to find hijabs she felt confident in. Back then, there weren’t stores like American Eagle selling hijabs or stores like H&M selling different scarf styles. Inste...
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US businesses prepare for halal boom as Muslims to become second largest religious group by 2040

US businesses prepare for halal boom as Muslims to become second largest religious group by 2040

LONDON: Muslims are expected to replace Jews as the second largest religious group in the US after Christians by 2040, according to a new study. There were 3.45 million Muslims living in the US in 2017, and Muslims made up...
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There’s finally an official hijabi Barbie … and everyone wants it

There’s finally an official hijabi Barbie … and everyone wants it

CALIFORNIA: Mattel, the company behind Barbie, made history with the release of its first hijab-wearing doll, Teen Vogue reported. The doll, which was showcased at Glamour’s Women of the Year Summit, is modeled after Muslim-American Olympic fencer Ibtiha...
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Halal Goes Mainstream in Grocery Stores as Deli Halal Launches Its New Line of Halal-Certified Sliced Meats

Halal Goes Mainstream in Grocery Stores as Deli Halal Launches Its New Line of Halal-Certified Sliced Meats

KANSAS: Deli Halal, a Kansas-based producer of halal-certified meat and cheese products, is proud to introduce its new line of halal-certified sliced deli meats to mainstream supermarket chains such as Giant Food Stores and Stop & Shop Supermarkets through...
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