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Islamic Finance And It’s Rapid Expansion

Islamic Finance And It’s Rapid Expansion

Islamic finance has undergone a rapid expansion reflecting its ability to meet the changing demands of consumers and businesses, and fostering higher and more inclusive growth. Once a very esoteric industry, the market for Islamic financial products is becoming more global. According to recent estimates, worldwide Islamic finance industry assets exceed $1.87 trillion—a quantum leap […]

Vladimir Putin Is Muslim Community’s Worst Nightmare

Vladimir Putin Is Muslim Community’s Worst Nightmare

The Russian president’s intervention in Syria is driven by fear of Islamic extremism among his country’s own Muslim minority. But rather than squelching the threat, it’s poised to make it worse. The Russian president’s intervention in Syria is driven by fear of Islamic extremism among his country’s own Muslim minority. But rather than squelching the […]

German ISIS Rapper Who Publicly Threatened President Barack Obama Killed In US Air Strike In Syria

German ISIS Rapper Who Publicly Threatened President Barack Obama Killed In US Air Strike In Syria

A German rapper who joined the Islamic State group and publicly threatened President Barack Obama was killed in a US air strike in Syria, a defense official said. Denis Cuspert, also known by his artist name Deso Dogg, used to rap in Berlin and was one of the most famous Western fighters for the IS […]

Tony Blair Admits Britain’s War With Iraq Contributed To The Rise Of ISIS

Tony Blair Admits Britain’s War With Iraq Contributed To The Rise Of ISIS

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has acknowledged that the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003 was partly responsible for the emergence of the Islamic State militant group in the Middle East. But he insists that toppling Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein had been the right thing to do. Blair told CNN “there are elements of […]

Stunning Pictures Show Thousands Of Migrants Walking To Germany

Stunning Pictures Show Thousands Of Migrants Walking To Germany

Battling strong winds, driving rain, mud and freezing temperatures, these stunning photographs show a slow trek of thousands of migrants making their way to Europe amid the harsh conditions of the oncoming winter. As European leaders squabble about how best to deal with its mounting refugee crisis, tens of thousands of people are continuing to […]

Western-Backed Syria Rebels Reject Russia Military Help: Moscow Can Not Be Trusted

Western-Backed Syria Rebels Reject Russia Military Help: Moscow Can Not Be Trusted

Western-backed rebels of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) have rejected an offer of military support from Russia.An FSA spokesman told the BBC that Moscow could not be trusted and that its help was not needed. Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday that Russia was ready to help the rebels if they attacked militants from […]

China And India Face A Serious Marriage Crisis: More Boys Being Born Than Girls

China And India Face A Serious Marriage Crisis: More Boys Being Born Than Girls

CHINA and India, home to a third of humanity, both face a marriage crisis that will last for generations. A mere five years ago marriage patterns were normal in the two countries. Now in India 500 year-old laws are being revised to allow men to marry out of caste, village and state—while in China 50m […]

Israeli-Palestinian Clashes Persist As Diplomats Push For Peace

Israeli-Palestinian Clashes Persist As Diplomats Push For Peace

Stone-throwing Palestinians clashed with Israeli soldiers in the Israeli-occupied West Bank and in the Gaza Strip during “Day of Rage” protests on Friday while diplomats tried to end more than three weeks of bloodshed. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said he was cautiously optimistic there was a way to defuse tensions after holding four […]

Russia Wants Syria To go For Elections

Russia Wants Syria To go For Elections

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday the Kremlin wanted Syria to prepare for parliamentary and presidential elections and that Moscow was ready to provide air support to the Free Syrian Army. Lavrov’s comments represented a dramatic shift in Russia’s position and followed a meeting in Vienna on Friday with the United States and […]

Maldives Vice President Arrested For plotting To Assassinate The President

Maldives Vice President Arrested For plotting To Assassinate The President

The vice-president of the Maldives has been arrested in connection with an alleged plot to assassinate the president, the home minister says. Ahmed Adeeb was in detention and being charged with high treason, Umar Naseer said on Twitter. President Abdulla Yameen narrowly escaped injury when a blast struck the boat he was using to return […]

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