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The Evolution of the Palestine Problem and the Status of Jerusalem: Force of Law or Law of Force?

The Evolution of the Palestine Problem and the Status of Jerusalem: Force of Law or Law of Force? Unexpectedly I received an email from Profesor Hans Köchler (Professor of Philosophy, University of Innsbruck, Austria President of the International Progress Organization) highlighting and expressing his concern on the recent Israeli-Palestinean issue. Many thanks Prof for your valuable insights. Below is the summary of his thought: – The Jerusalem question cannot be dealt with in isolation from the larger problem of Palestine; it is an [...]

Penguasaan Ilmu Pengajian Masa Depan ‘Future Studies’ dan Kebangkitan Islam

Penguasaan Ilmu Pengajian Masa Depan ‘Future Studies’ dan Kebangkitan Islam Dunia Islam terus diuji dengan pelbagai cabaran dan permasalahan sama ada dari sudut politik, ekonomi, sosial mahupun budaya. Krisis yang berlaku di dunia Islam seperti di Mesir, Tunisia, Libya, Syria, Iraq,Palestine, Yaman, Myanmar dan banyak lagi negara seakan-akan membenarkan pandangan Bernard Lewis, sejarawan Amerika di dalam bukunya The Crisis of Islam. Dalam keadaan dunia yang penuh mencabar ini dari sudut politik, dunia Islam terus dibelenggu dengan kemunduran ekonomi dan krisis pembangunan. [...]

A cause for optimism for the future of Islamic finance

A cause for optimism for the future of Islamic finance George Mickhail  Available: The Jakarta Post The share of cross-border investment in the world in 2016 accounted for less than 10 percent of all investment in the world, according to the latest DHL Interconnectedness Index. (Shutterstock/File)  It might come as a surprise that the world is not nearly as globalized as people think. The share of cross-border investment in the world in 2016 accounted for less than 10 percent of all investment [...]

SAMBUTAN MAULIDUR RASUL MELALUI PEMBUDAYAAN ILMU: MENELUSURI LITERATUR SIRAH RASULULLAH SALLALLAHUALAIHIWASALLAM Zulkifli Hasan Setiap tahun bersamaan dengan 12 Rabiulawal seperti kebiasaannya ada umat Islam yang menyambut maulidur Rasul bersempena memperingati kelahiran Nabi Muhammad Sallallahualaihiwasallam yang kita kasihi. Mungkin ada yang tidak tahu bahawa tarikh kewafatan Rasululullah juga berlaku pada 12 Rabiulawal iaitu pada 11 Hijrah/632M seperti yang diriwayatkan oleh sebahagian besar ahli sejarah. Manfaat juga untuk dikongsikan di sini bahawasanya kebanyakan ahli sejarah pada zaman sahabat dan tabiin yang meriwayatkan kisah [...]

Not to pursue Islamic banking in India, says RBI

Not to pursue Islamic banking in India, says RBI Te Economic Times Nov 12, 2017, 02.05 PM IST The RBI was asked to provide details of steps being taken for the introduction of Islamic or ‘interest-free’ banking in India. In a major move, the Reserve Bank of India(RBI) has decided not to pursue a proposal for introduction of Islamic banking in the country. Replying to an RTI query, the central bank said the decision was taken after considering “the wider and equal opportunities” available to all citizens [...]

HIBAH PELENGKAP BUKAN HELAH ELAKKAN FARAID

HIBAH PELENGKAP BUKAN HELAH ELAKKAN FARAID   Mutakhir ini umat Islam di Malaysia sering cuba diyakinkan oleh sesetengah pihak bahawa hibah adalah mekanisma yang efisyen untuk mengelakkan faraid. Ini menimbulkan salah faham bahawa faraid itu dilihat seakan zalim dan tidak adil. Kefahaman yang cuba dibentuk ini merupakan suatu kebatilan kerana hibah dan faraid adalah melengkapi dan bukannya mekanisma atau helah untuk mengelakkan daripada melaksanakan hukum Allah SWT. Seiring dengan rasa tanggungjawab untuk memberi pencerahan kepada masyarakat, Fakulti Syariah dan Undang-undang, Universiti Sains [...]

IDB to develop Shariah-compliant blockchain

IDB to develop Shariah-compliant blockchain http://www.arabnews.com/node/1180781/business-economy LONDON: The research arm of the Islamic Development Bank plans to use blockchain technology to develop Shariah-compliant products, aiming to support financial inclusion efforts across its member countries. The Jeddah-based Islamic Research and Training Institute said it had signed an agreement with local firm Ateon and Belgium-based SettleMint, with the first stage to focus on a technical feasibility study. The agreement is the latest effort to combine blockchain technology to tap demand from Muslim investors, with firms [...]

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