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Muslim lifestyle economy

SHAFAQNA - With the worldwide Muslim consumer lifestyle market and halal economy set to reach $3.7 trillion by 2019, there’s...

Islamic finance is becoming so attractive that even non-Muslims...

SHAFAQNA - Islamic finance has traditionally been dominated by Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East and Southeast Asia. Now...

Norway’s Saga Energy signs $3bn solar panels deal with...

SHAFAQNA - Norwegian solar panel maker Saga Energy has signed a deal worth €2.5 billion ($2.9 billion) with Iranian state-owned...

Chinese firms eye stronger share in lucrative Halal market

SHAFAQNA - Standing behind her stall at a Dubai exhibition Centre, Dai Dong He offered passersby what looked like...

Muslim designers push forward modest fashion movement

SHAFAQNA - Despite the arrest and subsequent release this week of a young Saudi woman wearing a miniskirt in a video...

Islamic Finance -The Solution to Capitalist failure

SHAFAQNA - The 11th Takaful Conference aconcluded successfully this week in London. The high powered summit focused on the development...

Orly has created a breathable halal nail polish for...

SHAFAQNA - It’s easy to forget the little things that aren’t suitable for those who live halal. We know that there...

Covered-up chic: Big brands are waking up to modest...

SHAFAQNA - When Ruba Zai uploaded her first video online, the Netherlands-based Afghan student just wanted to share with other...

Bank Islam Brunei said to choose Malaysia for US$500mil...

SHAFAQNA - Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam Bhd has picked Malaysia as the destination for a planned initial public offering that...

President Rouhani: “Halal Tourism in Iran can turn into...

SHAFAQNA - Halal tourism is a subcategory of tourism which is geared towards Muslim families who abide by rules of...

Indonesian Muslim fashion wants the world’s attention

SHAFAQNA - Loose-fitting “modest wear” combines with monotone sporty minimalism in the unconvential motifs of Rani Hatta’s Muslim-influenced collection. Eschewing the...

Professor Datuk Rifaat Ahmed Abdel Karim named recipient of...

SHAFAQNA - Professor Datuk Rifaat Ahmed Abdel Karim, PhD, was today conferred the Royal Award for Islamic Finance 2016 (The...

Not enough hotels cater to Muslim travellers

SHAFAQNA - More Muslims are travelling, but there is a lack of accommodation and trained hotel staff catering to them,...

Blogger & Medical Scientist Creates “Hijarbie” Doll To Foster...

SHAFAQNA- It’s hard to imagine that with the lengths Mattel are going to, to give Barbie a makeover that is...

Manicures For All: Muslims Can Finally Wear Nail Polish...

SHAFAQNA- Within the Muslim religion, women are unable to wear nail polish due to the daily ritual of washing their...

Germany heads towards banking meltdown

SHAFAQNA - "Europe is seriously ill," according to Deutsche Bank, and while Italy's problems have been well-documented recently, analysts told...

Ignorance and fear are big obstacles for Muslim startup...

SHAFAQNA - When Rashid Dar moved to New York City to complete graduate school, the Muslim entrepreneur found it challenging...

Iran: Reconnecting with the International Financial Community

SHAFAQNA - Euromoney Conferences will hold a focused one day Iran Conference in London, co-hosted by the Central Bank of...

Iran in talks with Russia on heavy water sales:...

SHAFAQNA - Iran is conducting talks with Russia about sales of heavy water, Russia's RIA news agency quoted an Iranian...

Eastern Mediterranean drought worst in 900 years – NASA

SHAFAQNA - A recent drought in the Eastern Mediterranean was the most devastating in nine centuries, a new NASA study...

How can aviation reduce its impact on the environment?

SHAFAQNA - Increasingly efforts are being undertaken by countries and organisations around the world to reduce their impact on our...

Russia and Saudi Arabia freeze oil output to salvage...

SHAFAQNA - The world’s two biggest crude producers have agreed not to increase oil output, according to Qatar’s energy minister,...

First event promoting Muslim entrepreneurship in India taking place...

SHAFAQNA - A new initiative aimed at driving Muslim involvement in India’s startup and technology economy is hosting its first...

What will oil price slump mean for the global...

SHAFAQNA - Oil hits new low of less than $32 per barrel and could plunge further, increasing pressure on US...

Sky is the Limit for Lebanese Entrepreneurs

SHAFAQNA - There is a consensus that Lebanon is a great location to pilot an idea, test it and then...

Facebook’s Zuckerberg speaks out in support of Muslims

SHAFAQNA - Controversial right-wing 2016 U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump has rather vocally called for a complete ban on Muslims...

China Likely To Invest Over $1 Trillion Overseas By...

SHAFAQNA - China is likely to invest more than $1 trillion abroad in the next five years, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang...

Millennial Muslims and the technology of love

SHAFAQNA - MUSLIMS INSPIRED BY SERVICES LIKE TINDER AND AIRBNB ARE CREATING THEIR OWN MUSLIM APPS TAILORED TO THEIR CULTURE. Khalil...

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