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UAE: Boost for Dubai’s Islamic industry

Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre okays multi-pronged initiatives to fast-track growth The board of the Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre, or DIEDC, held a meeting to review the initiatives of government departments towards achieving Dubai’s status as the capital of ...

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Saudi Arabia and Indonesia test Cadbury chocolate for pork

Cadbury chocolate found to have pork in it

After chocolate sold in Malaysia found to contain pig DNA,more Muslim countries including Saudi Arabia and Indonesia test products from British confectionary giant. The scandal over the pig DNA discovery in Cadbury Chocolates, banned under Islamic dietary laws, has sparked outrage ...

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Kuwait: Al-Awqaf concludes Gulf Halal conference

KUWAIT, May 15 (KUNA) — The Third Gulf Halal Conference on the Halal Industry and Services concluded here on Thursday with the issuance of recommendations to reduce reliance on imported meat and instead develop needed infrastructure and legislations to contribute ...

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