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October 5, 2011

Turkey is returning to its traditional role under the Ottoman Caliphate as regional Muslim hegemon

Turkey Redraws Sykes-Picot By Eric Walberg Available at:http://palestinechronicle.com/view_article_details.php?id=17150 Turkey’s foreign policy shift is now in full gear. Having kicked out the Israeli ambassador and rejected the […]
October 4, 2011

Malaysia eyes 25 pct share in Islamic banking

Malaysia eyes 25 pct share in Islamic banking ISTANBUL – Hürriyet Daily News Available at: http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/n.php?n=malaysia-eyes-25-pct-share-in-islamic-banking-2011-09-19 Malaysia aims to capture 25 percent of the market share […]
September 30, 2011

Polemik Hudud di Malaysia: Satu Tinjauan

Polemik Hudud di Malaysia: Satu Tinjauan Zulkifli Hasan 1.0 Pendahuluan Setelah beberapa tahun isu hudud tenggelam dalam perbincangan arus perdana, ianya kembali hangat diperkatakan sejak akhir-akhir […]
September 27, 2011

Islamic Finance Industry will need 25 percent more experts in a decade

Sharia MBAs on the rise as 25% more experts needed By Bloomberg 26 September 2011 Available at: http://www.arabianbusiness.com/sharia-mbas-on-rise-as-25-more-experts-needed-422173.html?page=1 A Bahraini group that sets standards for Islamic […]
September 15, 2011

Economics, politics spur Islamic banking in Oman

Economics, politics spur Islamic banking in Oman By Martina Fuchs and Shaheen Pasha Available at: http://af.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idAFTRE78D3U720110914?sp=true MUSCAT/DUBAI (Reuters) – For religious reasons, Omani clerk Ali al-Sulaimi […]
September 5, 2011

Is the Arab Revolution good for Islamic Finance?

Gadhafi’s exit to spur Libya’s Shariah banking By Bloomberg News Available at: http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20110828/business/708289949/ Islamic banking in Libya, where rebels stormed the capital Tripoli this week, may […]
August 26, 2011

Understanding Ramadhan and Appreciating Independence

MEMAHAMI RAMADHAN HAYATI KEMERDEKAAN Zulkifli Hasan 1.0 Pendahuluan Pada 1961, Presiden Habib Burguiba mengejutkan seluruh rakyat Tunisia apabila mengiystiharkan larangan berpuasa di bulan Ramadhan bagi semua […]
August 22, 2011

Israel’s Convenient War on Gaza

Israel’s Convenient War on Gaza By Richard Lightbown Available at: http://palestinechronicle.com/ Two terror attacks in southern Israel on Thursday 18 August caught the army by surprise […]
August 16, 2011

Kebabnomics and Dates Index

Ramadan-inspired Dates Index By Rushdi Siddiqui Available at: http://www.btimes.com.my/Current_News/BTIMES/articles/20110815234034/Article/index_html As a student of Islamic finance, there are a number of important lessons captured over the years, […]
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