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Egyptians call for boycott of Turkish products

Egyptians call for boycott of Turkish products

Egyptian writers and political movements have called for a boycott of Turkish products in response to what they describe as “unjustified” attacks on Egypt by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan…. Read more »

UK Government Offers Muslim Students ‘Sharia-Friendly’ Loans

UK Government Offers Muslim Students ‘Sharia-Friendly’ Loans

Muslim students are to be offered Sharia-compliant interest free loans by the government in an attempt to get more Islamic pupils to go to university. Since tuition fees were increased… Read more »

UAE, Qatar, Malaysia and Saudi Into Top 25 Most Competitive Economies Globally

UAE, Qatar, Malaysia and Saudi Into Top 25 Most Competitive Economies Globally

The Global Competitiveness Report 2014 – 2015 assesses the competitiveness landscape of 144 economies, providing insight into the drivers of their productivity and prosperity. The Report series remains the most… Read more »

Prince Alwaleed holds talks with Twitter founder Jack Dorsey

Prince Alwaleed holds talks with Twitter founder Jack Dorsey

Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud has met with Twitter founder Jack Dorsey to discuss developments in the social media platform, it was announced on Wednesday. The… Read more »

Moroccan Owner of World’s First ‘Halal’ Sex Shop Targets Saudi Arabia

Moroccan Owner of World’s First ‘Halal’ Sex Shop Targets Saudi Arabia

Marrakesh- In 2010, a Moroccan named Abdelaziz Aouragh launched what the media dubbed as the world’s first halal sex shop, which provides a range of erotic products that do not contravene… Read more »

Dubai Produces World’s First ‘Halal’ Wine

Dubai Produces World’s First ‘Halal’ Wine

Responding to demands of the Gulf Emirate luxurious residents, a Dubai company has announced the launch of the world’s first ever “halal” fizzing wine that includes a “24-carat edible gold… Read more »

Tata Motors launches Nano car in Bangladesh market

Tata Motors launches Nano car in Bangladesh market

The much-publicised ‘Nano’ car manufactured by India’s Tata Motors has hit the Bangladesh market. Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed launched the vehicle at a function at Ruposhi Bangla Hotel in Dhaka… Read more »

Faith in Islamic finance on the rise in non-Muslim world says IDB and Thomson Reuters

Faith in Islamic finance on the rise in non-Muslim world says IDB and Thomson Reuters

For the second consecutive year, the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD), the private sector development arm of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), presents findings from… Read more »

Garnier issues apology following threats of boycott

Garnier issues apology following threats of boycott

Cosmetics giant Garnier has issued an apology after it came under fire following a Facebook post showing members of the Israeli army posing with packages of the company’s products was… Read more »

Sharjah to spend $400m on Islamic cultural schemes

Sharjah to spend $400m on Islamic cultural schemes

Sharjah has announced it will spend AED1.5 billion ($400m) on 21 projects related to its selection as this year’s Islamic Culture Capital. Funding includes $38m for the 4000-seat Al Majaz… Read more »