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One of the distinguishing features of Ramadan and Eid Al-Fitr 2016 is the importance accorded by department stores like Marks and Spencer and supermarkets such as Sainsbury’s to the tastes and preferences of Muslims and their rituals. Although Muslims make up...
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People rally in Buenos Aires. AFP
Bogota- Post Tehran’s break from sanctions, “monitoring Colombian imports and sponsoring economic benefits” is the slogan being used to headline the anticipated visit of the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) delegation to Colombia this May. Latin media...
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In this undated file photo, a man walks into a halal-certified barbecue restaurant in the Japanese capital Tokyo. (AFP Photo)
Dammam, Asharq Al-Awsat—The global Islamic economy is growing faster now than at any time previously, attracting increasing investment from around the world, according to the chief executive of a company operating in the sector. Nader Sabri, chief executive of Muslim...
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Trays of halal meat for detainee meals are stored in a refrigeration unit at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay March 7, 2013.(Reuters/Bob Strong)
The Islamic economy used to be thought of as exclusively associated with financial institutions implementing systems and laws that adhere to Islamic Shari’a law. The concept, however, gradually developed to include other sectors, such as insurance, the food...
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File photo of freshly caught fish in a bucket awaiting export. (Reuters/Laszlo Balogh)
Jeddah, Asharq Al-Awsat—Not long after the European horse meat scandal shocked the world, the European commission has approved a decision to feed fish with processed animal proteins (PAPs)—including pork—as an alternative to more traditional feeds. Concerned Saudi...