Economy

Hamas Second-Richest Terror Group Worldwide

Arutz Sheva 12 November 2014
By Tova Dvorin

ISIS may still be the world's richest terror organizations, Forbes Israel revealed Tuesday - but Hamas is a close second. Terror groups require an enormous amount of

 

Study: 29% of young Saudis spendthrifts

Arab News? 12 November 2014

A total of 29 percent of young Saudis spend their entire salaries five days before their next payday, according to a recent survey by the Prince Salman

 

Video: Shocking Documentary Qatar's World Cup by ESPN E60

youtube. 11 November 2014
By Footy On Mars

Title says it all. Here is ESPN's shocking documentery on slave labour in Qatar.

 

Blair's deal with Saudis leads to questions over former PM's lucrative contract

The Daily Mail 10 November 2014
By John Stevens

Tony Blair has amassed a personal fortune since standing down as prime minister – often acting as an adviser to controversial businesses and regimes. But yesterday the hefty

 

Will $3 Billion Saudi Deal Arm Hezbollah with French Weapons?

Arutz Sheva 6 November 2014
By Ari Yashar

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius announced on Tuesday that his country and Saudi Arabia have signed an arms deal, by which France will receive $3 billion to send weapons

 

The shameful truth: Britain lets in far too few refugees

The Spectator 6 November 2014
By Justin Marozzi

There is a global crisis on a scale not seen for 20 years. And all we do is throw money at the problem. Pictures from Calais have returned to our television screens, showing desperate men and

 

The Islamic State Is Successfully Recruiting European Women to Come Join the Caliphate

VICE News 6 November 2014
By Colleen Curry

The women of the Islamic State are using social media to convince friends and contacts in Western European countries to come join the movement, a development that could lead to

 

Israeli Minister Bennett Doubles Down on Criticism of Kerry: ‘I Will Not be Silent’ (VIDEO)

The Algemeiner 6 November 2014
By Dave Bender

Israeli Economy Minister Naftali Bennett, on Sunday, reiterated and expanded criticism of remarks by American Secretary of State, John Kerry, last week, which implied the

 

Here’s How Much Turkey’s Lavish Presidential Palace Costs

TIME 5 November 2014
By Jack Linshi

Critics say President Erdogan's extravagance is a sign of his self-righteousness President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s presidential palace, over 30 times the size of the White

 

WIEF Dubai: Islamic finance adds up across the world

thenational.ae 5 November 2014
By Frank Kane

Over three days of speeches, debate, policymaking, and plain old marketing one theme emerged as dominant from the 10th World Islamic Economic Forum in Dubai: Islamic finance

 

Pakistan shocker: Tourism withering away

blazingcatfur 5 November 2014

Difficult as it may seem to be to believe, Pakistan was a thriving tourist destination in the 1960s and 1970s. The Northern Areas were thronged with Europeans and Americans

 

‘Plenty of Indonesian maids’

New Straits Times 5 November 2014
By FARRAH NAZ KARIM AND TASNIM LOKMAN

KUALA LUMPUR: MALAYSIAN households waiting for an Indonesian maid, some for the past seven years, have been given the guarantee that they can finally secure one. The catch

 

Chiquita partly off hook in terror finance case

Money Jihad 4 November 2014

A lawsuit by 4,000 Colombians against corporate fruit giant Chiquita for making $1.7 million in extortion payments to militants in Colombia from 1997 to 2004 was dismissed by

 

Hamas opposes UN involvement in Gaza reconstruction

The Times of Israel 4 November 2014
By Elhanan Miller

Hamas is opposed to UN involvement in the reconstruction of the Gaza Strip following Operation Protective Edge and has requested that the Palestinian unity government, rather

 

Fatwa No Barrier to Saudi Arabia’s $6 Billion Bank IPO

Bloomberg 4 November 2014
By Deema Almashabi and Daria Solovieva

Not even a fatwa against National Commercial Bank (NCB)’s initial public offering could derail the biggest-ever share sale in the Middle East. Saudi Arabia’s largest bank

 

Islamic banking gains ground in Turkey

Al Monitor 4 November 2014
By Mehmet Cetingulec

There are currently four private Islamic banks operating in Turkey: Albaraka Turk, Bank Asya, Kuveyt Turk and Turkiye Finans. According to the Banking Regulatory and

 

War criminal turned sharia banker sentenced to death by hanging

Money Jihad 3 November 2014

A former director of the largest sharia bank in Bangladesh has been sentenced to death for war crimes. Bangladesh’s International Crimes Tribunal announced yesterday verdicts

 

Luxembourg Bond Plan to Test Islamic Shariah Cash Depth

businessweek 1 November 2014
By Daria Solovieva, Dana El Baltaji and Samuel Potter

Luxembourg is poised to test demand for Islamic bonds as the issuer of the lowest-yielding sovereign sukuk on record plans to become a regular borrower. The country has been

 

WIEF Dubai: Islamic finance adds up across the world

The National 1 November 2014
By Frank Kane

Over three days of speeches, debate, policymaking, and plain old marketing one theme emerged as dominant from the 10th World Islamic Economic Forum in Dubai: Islamic finance

 

EU Tyranny: New Law against Democratically Dismantling EU from Within

Gatestone Institute 29 October 2014
By Timon Dias

It looks as if this new law is meant to serve as a severe roadblock to parties that would like to dismantle the EU in a democratic and peaceful way from within. A

 
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