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Turkey: Istanbul; censorship on women's legs raises eyebrows

ANSAmed 20 June 2014

ISTANBUL - Censorship on ads featuring women's bare legs in the streets of Istanbul raised eyebrows seven years after a ban on bikinis incited widespread fury at the

 

Video: What Is Halal Food? How Do You Prepare It?

The Huffington Post 20 June 2014



With Ramadan approaching, you'll likely hear plenty of talk in food circles about halal food. But what is it, exactly? The word "halal" means "permissible" in Arabic, and

 

Islamic finance still a pipe dream for Hong Kong

South China Morning Post 20 June 2014
By Jasper Moiseiwitsch

Hong Kong has been talking about Islamic finance for seven years with little to show for it. The essential logic of Islamic funding is compelling. China's capital needs are

 

Ireland and Islamic banking

News Talk 16 June 2014
By Caroline Clarke

In a BBC interview this week, Hossein Askari, Professor of International Business and International Affairs at George Washington University said a study by himself and

 

ISIS steals $429 million in Mosul; IB Times cites Money Jihad in comparison of richest terror groups

Money Jihad 16 June 2014

Al Qaeda in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has taken control of Mosul in a major setback for Iraqi and regional security. Mosul’s central bank was seized in the process, and the

 

Jihadists in Iraq Seize Nearly Half a Billion Dollars from Banks

Answering Muslims 16 June 2014
By David Wood

Remember when Obama took office and traveled to Cairo to show us that, if we simply praise Islam, jihadists will lay down their weapons and embrace us, in accordance with the

 

Hamas terror financier spills beans

Money Jihad 11 June 2014

Although Iran temporarily stopped funding Hamas, one top insider—the chief financial officer of Hamas’s shura council—had no worries. Mohammed Toameh says Hamas has plenty of

 

Emirates Cancels Major Order From Airbus

The New York Times 11 June 2014
By Nicola Clark

Airbus suffered a major blow on Wednesday to its latest commercial jet program after one of its largest customers, Emirates Airline, said it had decided to cancel a

 

Obama allows trial but undermines terror finance case against Arab Bank

Money Jihad 9 June 2014

The Obama administration has asked the Supreme Court to turn away an appeal by Arab Bank involving rulings by a lower court. The U.S. Solicitor General said that the terror

 

Qatar Bribery Allegations Loom Over the 2022 World Cup

TIME.com 9 June 2014
By Karl Vick

A trove of emails allegedly implicating a former Qatari official in bribery has some critics questioning whether Qatar should host the 2022 tournament. Qatar, the tiny Gulf

 

Dutch halal sex shop hooks up with German erotic giant

Yahoo Finance UK 8 June 2014

A Dutch online shop selling halal sex products announced Wednesday an alliance with Europe's largest erotic retailer to tap into the lucrative Muslim market, potentially worth

 

Qatar 2022: bribery and corruption hits the Middle East's first World Cup

Asia News 8 June 2014

Doha - The 2022 World Cup in Qatar is at the centre of a scandal involving sports and finance. An investigation is currently underway that could see Qatar lose the

 

Islamic Charities in Great Britain

Long-time readers of SFW are very familiar with the issue involving Islamic charities funding Jihad. We’ve listed those that have been designated as terrorist entities in

 

Qatar World Cup corruption, worker deaths a criminal combination

CBSSports.com 8 June 2014
By Gregg Doyel

People are dying, and others got bribed. People are dying because others got bribed. The bribes are at the allegation stage, but the dying at the 2022 World Cup site in Qatar

 

Takaful Ikhlas eyes growing Muslim population in European market

Malaysia Chronicle 8 June 2014

KUALA LUMPUR - Takaful Ikhlas Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of MNRB Holdings Bhd, plans to penetrate the European market over the next five years, due to the increasing

 

Money Can’t Buy Qatar Love: $200 Billion in World Cup Spending Jeopardized Over Alleged Corruption

Bloomberg 8 June 2014
By Robert Tuttle

A year into his reign, Qatar’s emir is finding it takes more than a checkbook to win friends. The stock index in Doha sank by the most in the world on June 3 while a panel

 

Video: World Cup 2022: David Cameron might want to keep his mouth shut about Fifa and Qatar

Telegraph.co.uk 6 June 2014
By Andrew Critchlow

The fiasco surrounding Qatar’s alleged bribery of officials to win the right to host the 2022 World Cup will test Britain’s relations with Doha. Qatar’s government has

 

Sunday Times report reveals how Qatar allegedly bribed FIFA officials with millions to secure 2022 World Cup

news.com.au 3 June 2014

AUSTRALIA may have been cheated out of hosting the 2022 World Cup, after damning new evidence has revealed how the chosen hosts Qatar allegedly bribed FIFA officials to secure

 

British aid money is funding brutal regimes overseas

Daily Express 3 June 2014
By Leo McKinstry

But in reality the colossal development budget, which will total over £11billion of taxpayers' money this year, actually promotes corruption, barbarity and

 

Qatari paid millions for World Cup bid support - report

LONDON: A British newspaper alleged on Sunday that a former top Qatari football official paid $US5 million ($5.3 million) to get support for the emirate's campaign to host the

 
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