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GIES & Expo 2020: Shanghai, Mumbai, Dubai or bye-bye!

By Rushdi Siddiqui, Khaleej Times Global Islamic Economy Summit gives Islamic finance a needed face-lift What a nerve racking, hold your breath-exhilarating week in Dubai! After hosting the Global Islamic Economy Summit (GIES) and winning the right to host World ...

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UAE: Shekra Crowdfunding Wins Two Awards in Dubai

Shekra, the first Shariah-compliant Crowdfunding platform globally, receives the Islamic Economy Award as best SME Development provider at the Global Islamic Economy Summit in Dubai. The Islamic Economy Awards is managed under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin ...

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Malawi Christians Embrace ‘Healthy’ Halal

By Khalid Abubaker, Onislam LILONGWE – A growing number of Christians in Malawi have turned to use halal food, claiming it falls in line with the teachings of the Holy Bible which emphasizes on strict hygienic standards for “healthy living,” ...

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Japan beckons Muslim tourists

By Shafaat Shahbandari, Gulf News Eye on Muslim tourists as Japan highlights Mosques, Halal food Dubai: Fresh off celebrating it’s own National Day on Thursday, Japan is going all out to woo Muslim tourists as it issues special guide of ...

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