Category: Middle East

Indonesia promotes halal industry and infrastructure investment opportunities at Expo 2020 Dubai

DUBAI: Indonesia’s participation in the Expo 2020 Dubai event has entered its 24th week. This week, Bank Indonesia and DKI Jakarta Provincial Government (Pemprov) had…

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MRHB DeFi Launches Sahal Wallet, world’s first ethical and halal crypto wallet

DUBAI: MRHB DeFi, the world’s first ethics-based decentralized finance (DeFi) platform, is announcing the 22.2.22 launch of Sahal Wallet, a non-custodial cryptocurrency wallet that functions…

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Halal Qatar Festival 2022

DOHA: The 10th edition of the Halal Qatar Festival 2022 in the southern area of the village Katara will be held from 21-26 February 2022….

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Seara sets to launch ‘Shawaya’ Chicken, a first-of-a-kind innovation in frozen foods at Gulfood 2022

DUBAI: Seara, a food brand that is completely committed to high quality products, is set to launch Seara Shawaya, a first-of-a-kind innovation in the frozen…

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SDFA plans to obligate Halal certification over food products

RIYADH: The Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) is planning to obligate Halal certification over local and imported food products. SFDA has clarified that its…

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What Is lab-grown meat and will it be halal?

AMMAN: The question of whether humans should be consuming meat or not has become a multi-faceted one in recent years. While many people have ditched…

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The rise of Muslim young fiction: tales of high school, hijabs and halal marshmallows

DUBAI: “Ya Allah, save me from my geeky self,” mutters Janna Yusuf nervously as her crush walks towards her. She is a high-school student and…

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A travel blogger helping Muslims see the world

LONDON: On one of Elena Nikolova’s first trips as a Muslim, she realized travel for her had changed forever. Visiting Bulgaria from the United Kingdom,…

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Halal industry identified as key area of collaboration between ASEAN and GCC Countries

DUBAI: The halal industry is a high-potential avenue where companies in the UAE, GCC and Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) can boost trade…

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‘Modest fashion’ looks to move from niche to mainstream

ISTANBUL: 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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