Islamic Relief appoints new board after antisemitic comments from a second trustee emerge

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Islamic Relief Worldwide has appointed a new board of trustees after it emerged that a second board member had posted antisemitic comments on Facebook. A statement by the charity said the “offensive and unacceptable” posts by Almoutaz Tayara “in no way reflect the views and core values of the organisation”, and he would play no further part in its governance.

Uighur Muslim teacher tells of forced sterilisation in Xinjiang

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A teacher coerced into giving classes in Xinjiang internment camps has described her forced sterilisation at the age of 50, under a government campaign to suppress birth rates of women from Muslim minorities.

IslamicMarkets, a Learning and Intelligence Provider for Islamic Financial Services, Receives Strategic Investment from...

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IslamicMarkets Ltd, an established learning and market intelligence provider for Islamic financial and commercial markets (with offices in London and Kuala Lumpur), has reportedly acquired additional funding from the DDCAP Group.

Lidl is giving free Halloween doughnuts to its loyalty scheme members and they look...

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LIDL is giving out Halloween-themed free doughnuts through its new loyalty scheme app - here’s how to get one. The freebie is for one Halloween themed ring doughnut, which is coated in an orange glaze and topped with chocolate triangles.

Is UniSwap at risk after SUSHI and CRV price crash in DeFi bloodbath?

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In recent months, the focus of the cryptocurrency markets has been on the Decentralized Finance or DeFi space and decentralized exchanges. One of the biggest decentralized exchanges is Uniswap, and its token UNI was recently listed on Coinbase Pro and Binance.

Global Finance Magazine – Islamic Finance Confronts Global Pandemic

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How are Islamic banks affected by the pandemic? What are the specific challenges and opportunities they face? Here are a few takeaways from an April 21 online panel discussion organised by UK-based financial data firm Refinitiv.

Islamic finance in Southeast Asia

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The global Islamic finance market is growing moderately, because of the strong investments in the Halal sector, infrastructure, and Sukuk bonds. In 2018, Brunei hosted the Brunei Islamic Capital Market (BICAM) Conference, at the Rizqun International Hotel where more than a dozen international experts in Islamic finance met, deliberated and raised awareness on growing Islamic…

How a British market was inspired by the Islamic model of Medina

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Muslims in the UK city of Norwich launch a new 'free market' based on the prophetic traditions of Islam to support communities and help combat economic impact of the coronavirus Published date: 8 October 2020 09:32 UTC | Last update: 19 sec ago

Malaysia Shariah Advisory Council Sees ‘Great Potential’ in Crypto; Unclear Laws Held Back Adoption

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A Shariah Advisory Council chairman in Malaysia believes cryptocurrencies have great potential. The comments were made by Dr. Modh Daud Bakar, the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) Shariah Advisory Council chairman. However, he also highlighted the challenges in adopting these digital assets, given the lack of understanding about the technology among the masses.

Qatar- Real estate, industrials and telecom counters witness high demand on QSE

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(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Islamic equities on Monday outshone the conventional ones as the Qatar Stock Exchange settled in the positive trajectory.The real estate, industrials and telecom counters witnessed higher than average demand to lift the 20-stock Qatar Index marginally up 0.03% to 9,956.66 points, although it touched an intraday high of 9,969 points.The domestic…