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Opinion: The Islamic economic model

By Fakihah Azahari New Straits Times ISLAMIC banking has been presented as an alternative to conventional banking on the basis that is does not charge interest. Interest is perceived and understood by the public to be akin to riba, having been ...

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Opinion: Consuming passions

Muslim consumers are looking beyond the traditional religious stipulations on meat and finance. Time to have fun “EVEN in Mecca and Medina people have intercourse,” says Abdelaziz Aouragh, a Dutch Muslim who runs a “sensuality shop” (not a “sex shop”, ...

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