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Terrorism and the Economy: How the War on Terror is Bankrupting the World

US Attorney General Eric Holder, after five years in the Obama administration DOJ, has announced his resignation. Responses in the elite press have ranged from the kind of subordination to power typical in establishment circles to outright canonization. 1,053 more words

Book Review

Origins of Islamic Banking – Shariah

Lots of my students were asking me about the role of Shari’a in Islamic Finance System from past few days. I would like to answer these question from my… 742 more words

Islamic Banking

Technology, Transportation/Aviation, & Sukuk break records in September 2014!

While running on the treadmill today, and watching the news wire on one of the TV channels, it stopped me the news headline: Dubai airport welcomed 6.6 million visitors in August 2014, which is the highest number of visitors to the airport in the history of the Emirate. 155 more words

Islamic Finance

FAAIF Announces Introduction to Sukuk Two-Day Workshop at Sofitel Hotel in New York City October 11-12, 2014

FAAIF brings sukuk (Islamic Bond) training to the United States.

New York, September 19, 2014(PressReleaseCircle) — Camille Paldi, CEO of FAAIF, is excited to bring training in the sukuk structure to an American audience. 338 more words


Islamic Finance for students - Cooperative funding provides the answer

In April of this year, the UK Government launched a consultation to consider the possibility of offering a Sharia-compliant finance product as an alternative to traditional loans for students attending higher education institutions. 751 more words


Returns on Islamic finance are so good, non-Muslims want in

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority sold its first-ever sharia-compliant bond, known as a “sukuk,” last week. The $1 billion deal is part of the city’s… 487 more words

FOSIS Welcomes Government Support for Sharia-compliant Student Finance

“…The Federation of Student Islamic Societies (FOSIS) welcomes the government’s declaration of support, last week, for the introduction of a Sharia-compliant alternative finance product within the UK’s system of student loans. 299 more words