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Suleyman Karimov, Sportsman/Philanthropist

And he is currently listed as number 118 on Forbes’ list of the World’s Billionaires, with a reported net worth of $7.8 billion.

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December 1, 2011

Safe-Haven Status Puts UAE Luxury Car Sales in High Gear

Mother-of pearl dashboards and diamond-encrusted hood ornaments at the Dubai International Motor Show this week underlined how the safe-haven status of the United Arab Emirates is fuelling dramatic growth in sales of luxury cars

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November 23, 2011

Dubai Diversifies with Push into Diamonds

By Nour Merza DUBAI, Nov 16 (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates, the world’s fourth-largest oil exporter and home to gold trading hub Dubai, is rapidly becoming a force in trade of another highly valuable commodity: diamonds. Dubai, the UAE’s centre for gem trade, handled $35 billion worth of rough and polished diamonds in 2010, […]

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November 23, 2011

When Is a Bet not a Bet? A Day at Iran’s Races

“All forms of gambling are haram (forbidden by Islam) except for horse racing, camel racing and archery,” said Mohsen Mahmoudi, a cleric at a north Tehran mosque, adding that those manly, warrior sports were all encouraged by the Prophet Muhammad (s).

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November 23, 2011

Gulf States Struggle to Shift Jobs to Choosy Locals

“There is a funny paradox that the governments want to create jobs for their nationals, but are themselves reluctant to employ them…”

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November 10, 2011

Business Succession Planning: Common Mistakes Made By Business Owners

Despite having millions of small business operating in the United States, many of those small-business owners don’t have the faintest idea on how to formulate a proper business succession plan.

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November 10, 2011

Muslim Founds Wonderful Education Tool

Suhail Khan has founded MyEducationKey, a comprehensive education website available for free.

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October 27, 2011

British Firms Urged to ‘Pack Suitcases’ in Rush for Libya

New defence secretary says companies should be ready to cash in on reconstruction contracts in newly liberated Libya

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October 27, 2011

Wham Bam Islam!

Trailer for Wham Bam Islam!

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October 6, 2011

The Fatal Distraction

Friday brought two numbers that should have everyone in Washington saying, “My God, what have we done?”

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September 8, 2011

Good Will to All, With a Side of Soft-Serve

plaques and letters and children’s handwritten notes cover nearly every inch of available wall, all praising someone clearly without Pennsylvania Dutch roots; someone named Hamid…

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August 18, 2011

Shehryar Khan in ‘40 Under 40 list’

Shehryar Khan, CEO of Übermind (www.ubermind.com), was named as one of the “40 Under 40” by the Puget Sound Business Journal (PSBJ)…

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August 18, 2011

Ramadan: Raising Spiritual and Financial Stocks?

In addition to causing stock rallies, Ramadan is mostly a month of internal battle against the desires of flesh…

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July 28, 2011

Why the 21st Century Will Not Belong to China

China is not going to be the dominant power of the 21st century for three reasons: economic, political and geo-political.

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July 14, 2011

Garden of Peace Flint Cemetery Update

Flint–July 10–The Flint Islamic Center’s Garden of Peace cemetery is slowly and inexorably growing, as one might expect.

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July 14, 2011

Islamic Trade Finance Seen Lifting Growth of Sector

The global Islamic finance industry, which has been growing between 15 to 20 percent a year, is widely expected to reach $2 trillion in the next three to five years.

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July 7, 2011

Emerging Fast-Food Nation Indonesia Props Up Wheat Market

JAKARTA, June 28 (Reuters) – Indonesia will be crowned top Asian wheat importer this year, as higher incomes turn Southeast Asia’s largest economy into a fast-food nation and help to keep global prices on the boil.

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July 7, 2011

Smoke-Free by Force

Smokers in the oil-rich Gulf state could not buy a pack of cigarettes if their lives depended upon it as grocery stores and gas stations were emblazoned with placards announcing the daylong ban of cigarette sales.

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June 2, 2011

Tasmiha Khan Named Dell Semi Finalist Fellow

MIDDLETOWN, CT–Wesleyan University student Tasmiha Khan founder of the student organization Brighter Dawns, is a recipient of the Dell Social Innovation Competition Semi-Finalist Fellowship. Brighter Dawns applied for the Dell Social Innovation Award in January, reports the university newsletter. Their project is titled “Brighter Dawns: Clean Water for Humanity.”

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May 26, 2011

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