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November 18, 2010

Obama’s Bribe: Palestinians Will Be the Losers-Again

Obama’s Bribe: Palestinians Will Be the Losers – Again By Jonathan Cook – Nazareth. Available at: http://palestinechronicle.com/view_article_details.php?id=16425 Watching the peace process between Israel and the Palestinians […]
November 17, 2010

Global sukuk issuance next year may surpass 2007’s record US$34bil

Global sukuk issuance next year may surpass 2007’s record US$34bil Available at: http://biz.thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2010/11/17/business/7441334&sec=business KUALA LUMPUR: The global sukuk issuance next year may supersede the all-time high […]
November 15, 2010

Tabung Haji, a truly Shari’ah-based institution

How Malaysia’s Tabung Haji could provide Haj financing a Shariah-compliant model By MUSHTAK PARKER | ARAB NEWS Available at: http://arabnews.com/economy/islamicfinance/article190862.ece THE annual pilgrimage to Makkah in […]
November 15, 2010

Happy EidulAdha

Salam, Dear My Weblog Readers, On the advent of the blessed EidulAdha this year, I take this opportunity to wish Eid Mubarak and to extend my […]
November 13, 2010

Gulf losing edge to Malaysia on Islamic finance

Gulf losing edge to Malaysia on Islamic finance By Reuters Available at: http://www.arabianbusiness.com/gulf-losing-edge-malaysia-on-islamic-finance-361764.html From Australia to South Africa, governments are scrambling to change the law to […]
November 12, 2010

Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a candidate for TIME’s 2010 Person of the Year

Recep Tayyip Erdogan By Dan Fastenberg Available at: http://www.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,2028734_2028733_2028721,00.html When an Israeli raid on an activists’ flotilla trying to deliver aid to Gaza caused an international […]
November 12, 2010

Short of talent, Islamic finance taps women scholars

Short of talent, Islamic finance taps women scholars By Reuters Available at: http://www.arabianbusiness.com/short-of-talent-islamic-finance-taps-women-scholars-359897.html There are 221 Islamic finance scholars globally but only a handful are in […]
November 10, 2010

World Bank Chief Surprises With Gold Proposal and later rejects it

(1) Statement on 8th November 2010 World Bank chief surprises with gold proposal Available at: http://uk.reuters.com/article/idUKTRE6A70D020101108?pageNumber=2 Investors are pumping dollars into emerging markets in search of […]
November 9, 2010

Islamic finance outsources scholars’ supervision to grow

Islamic finance outsources scholars’ supervision to grow By Reuters Available at: http://www.arabianbusiness.com/islamic-finance-outsources-scholars-supervision-grow-359820.html Bankers in Islamic finance are increasingly outsourcing sharia supervision due to a lack of […]
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