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India’s Aligarh Muslim University Focusing on the Environment

Focusing on “Environment and Commerce,” Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) in Uttar Pradesh, India, recently held a five-day workshop to widen promotion of ongoing environmental protection and conservation programs. The AMU workshop was launched in conjunction with a World Bank funded project on “Environmental Assessment Capacity Building in South Asia,” partnering with the Indian Institute of […]

April 1st

#FeedTheirLegacy North Carolina Food Drive Goes Viral

Contributing to the relief of needy people’s hunger is a truly compassionate act of unconditional social tolerance, especially in response to heartless, brutal violence. But responding to violence with peace, over 230 charity food drives have collected more than 61,000 cans for food pantries nationwide in a viral response to the brutal killing of three […]

March 23rd

Egypt’s Solar Rooftop Plans, Insha’Allah

(Originally published on InspiredEconomist.com) Participating in an initiative to finance rooftop solar power units, National Bank of Egypt (NBE) and Banque Misr are offering loans to citizens in Egypt. As a preliminary stage, the initiative is being offered only within specific areas of Cairo. However, plans include expanding soon into Egypt’s other governorates. Energy Committee […]

March 14th

Jordan Transitioning 6,000 Mosques to Solar Energy

With global oil and gas prices fluctuating wildly and fossil fuel sources both reaching peak and pariah status, the Kingdom of Jordan has turned to renewable energy alternatives. Already a leader in the Arab world for utility-scale solar power production, Jordan’s residential and commercial rooftop sectors are ready to explode in the wake of the […]

February 12th

Is France Ready for Islamic Finance?

France is the fourth-ranked financial market worldwide and number one in the Eurozone. In order to remain competitive with other European nations and the world, the decision-makers in France have realized the importance of entering the global Islamic finance markets. Camile Paldi, CEO of the Franco-American Alliance for Islamic Finance (FAAIF), believes that there is […]

February 6th

Halal MRE’s Offer Comfort Food to Syrian Refugees

This will be the third winter for about 2.8 million registered Syrian refugees, including over 1.4 million children. These refugee families live in lightweight tents in subzero temperatures, and nutritional food is among their highest priorities. Zahra Mahmood, Director of Saahtain Foods, spoke recently about the urgent need refugees face regarding food. “Food gives the […]

February 2nd

Muslim Social Enterprise Launches Waqf Airlines

“Social enterprise” is a new term and concept gaining momentum in today’s modern world of commercial business. Running a for-profit business, today’s social enterprises specifically seek to earn their profit so that the earnings may be used for providing a social benefit to fulfill specific needs. However, social enterprise is in fact a concept that […]

January 20th

An Islamic Ice Angels Festival

Ice sculptures are great for evoking the nippy, crispy air of snow-blown days, and what better choice for the transient statues than ethereal angels? Captured for just a moment in time, the fascinating play of light and shadow, water and ice is exquisite, capturing our imaginations together with the angels. As the weather warms and […]

January 19th