Economy

Turkey struggles to benefit from study abroad

Al-Monitor 2 September 2014
By Pinar Tremblay

Research shows that studying and working abroad makes you "smarter." The impact of higher education on the economy, the diversity of college campuses and the potential

 

Britain's Phantom Immigration Menace

Wall Street Journal 28 August 2014

Here they come: Vast hordes of indigent Romanians and Bulgarians, piling into Albion to steal good jobs from native-born Britons—when they're not sponging off taxpayer-funded

 

‘Halal tourism' a rising trend in Turkey, world

TODAY'S ZAMAN 27 August 2014

The number of hotels specifically catering to tourists who lead a pious Islamic lifestyle has grown sharply, according to recent statistics from the Mediterranean Union of

 

Kuwaiti Embassy Finances Muslim Brotherhood-linked Islamic School in Canada

Shariah Finance Watch 27 August 2014

In February 2014, the Kuwaiti KUNA press agency announced that a Montreal high school administered by Samer Al-Majthoub (aka Samer Majzoub) received an amount equivalent to $US

 

Islamic Development Bank approves $987 million for funding development projects

CPI Financial 27 August 2014
By Matthew Amlôt

UAE news agency WAM reports that Islamic Development Bank (IDB) has approved $987 million in funds for supporting economic and social development projects and programmes in its

 

The reach of Qatar's clout

The Jerusalem Post 27 August 2014
By MICHAEL WILNER

No government has supported Hamas throughout its war with Israel more stridently than Qatar, hosting its leaders, funding its militarization, and, in recent weeks, blocking

 

Qatar Denies Funding Islamic State Group, Calls for Collective Action in Iraq and Syria

Assyrian International News Agency 26 August 2014
By Adam Schreck

The Gulf nation of Qatar is hitting back at suggestions that it supports the Islamic State extremist group, saying that "determined, collective action" is needed to end

 

25 countries apply showing interest to host Oman's expo on Islamic life

MENAFN - Muscat Daily 26 August 2014

As many as 25 countries have shown interest to host the travelling exhibition 'Religious Tolerance: Islam in the Sultanate of Oman'. Held under the patronage of the Ministry

 

Qatar Brokers Hostage Release Amid Criticism Over Terror Support

the Clarion Project 26 August 2014
By Elliot Friedland

An American journalist held hostage in Syria was released on Sunday. Peter Theo Curtis, a freelance reporter, had been held by the al-Qaeda affiliate Jabhat al-Nusra for almost

 

Kuwaitis to build summer villas near Czech spa town

The Prague Post 25 August 2014

Prague — People from Kuwait plan to build four large Arab colonies in the north Bohemian village of Modlany, as the nearby Teplice spa has become highly popular

 

Turkey named fifth top tourism choice of Muslims as Europeans realize gains of halal sector

Hurriyet Daily News 25 August 2014

Turkey has been named the fifth European destination that Muslims from the Middle East and the Far East would like to visit as their next holiday, in an index topped by

 

Jihadist call vies with banks in two worlds of London

telegram.com 25 August 2014
By Robert Hutton and Jillian Ward

Look south as you arrive at Poplar station on London's Docklands Light Railway and you can't miss the skyscrapers of Bank of America Corp., Credit Suisse Group AG and HSBC

 

Which country in Europe UAE residents most want to see

Emirates 24/7 22 August 2014

UAE tourists would like to visit Turkey as their next European holiday destination in new research which looked at past and future travel behaviour across the Middle East and

 

Gaza protesters run amok in Tesco and attack staff and police ‘because it stocks Israeli food’...

Daily Mail 20 August 2014
By Sophie Jane Evans and Emma Glanfield

Up to 100 demonstrators who ‘wreaked havoc’ in a Tesco store and attacked police officers in an apparent protest against its stocking of Israeli food are being sought by

 

Mosque Committee Man Jailed For 140k Benefits Fraud Over 14 Years

kafircrusaders 20 August 2014

Lets be honest this kind of fraud is rife amongst Britains Muslim communities. Alas Miah who fiddled L140,000 over the 14 years he fraudulently claimed is one of many thousand

 

Hamas Manual Explains Benefits of Human Shields; The Media is enabling Hamas

the elder of ziyon - 5 August 2014

    08/04 Links P2: Hamas Manual Explains Benefits of Human Shields; The Media is enabling Hamas

IDF forces in the Gaza Strip found a Hamas manual on "Urban Warfare,” which belonged to the Shuja’iya Brigade of Hamas’ military wing, the Al-Qassam Brigades. The manual

 

Ex-MI6 chief cites ISIS’s Saudi, Qatari donors

Money Jihad 5 August 2014

Richard Dearlove, the former head of the British spy agency MI6, made these comments last month about support for the Islamic State of Iraq by Saudi and Qatari donors:

 

UK: HSBC Shuts Down Islamist Bank Accounts

Gatestone Institute 5 August 2014
By Samuel Westrop

By closing the bank accounts of these groups, HSBC appears to be acting where governments and parliamentarians have failed. The authorities have not, in fact, just failed;

 

Four Ways to Fight Extremism in Britain

Gatestone Institute 11 July 2014
By Samuel Westrop

Two British Cabinet Ministers are "at war" over the growth of Islamist extremism in public institutions, The Times reported this month.

 

Islamic Banks Rebrand In An Attempt To Go Mainstream

Gulf Business 7 July 2014

It is interesting therefore to note that some banks are removing the word "Islam” from their names – and that this is, curiously, a sign of both the potential Islamic finance

 
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