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UAE: Ramadan TV show stirs argument across Arab world

| 17/08/2012 | Reply
UAE: Ramadan TV show stirs argument across Arab world

A TV drama about the life of a seventh century Muslim ruler, Omar Ibn al-Khattab, is polarizing opinion across the Arab world by challenging a widespread belief that actors should not depict Islam’s central figures.

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UK: The Future is Halal

| 16/08/2012 | Reply
UK: The Future is Halal

Is this burgeoning international industry simply driven by the desire for business profit or is it really supporting Muslim values? This BBC Radio 4 programme will be airing on Tuesday 21 August.

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UAE: From student to honoured guest

| 13/08/2012 | Reply
UAE: From student to honoured guest

Renowned American scholar Shaikh Hamza Yusuf Hanson returns to the country where he studied Islam over 30 years ago, reaching out to Muslims with words of wisdom and guidance.

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Thailand: Sri Lankan Halal products look for global reach

| 03/08/2012 | Reply
Thailand: Sri Lankan Halal products look for global reach

Currently the ACJU- HD is in the process of signing a memorandum of understanding with both CICOT and the Halal Science Center to ensure all products locally certified by the ACJU – HD in Sri Lanka have global recognition.

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Indonesia: West Java to host the biggest halal conference in SE Asia

| 03/08/2012 | Reply
Indonesia: West Java to host the biggest halal conference in SE Asia

As well as holding a Halal conference in 2014, MUI urges every region and city in West Java to reach the target as Halal Province. Djamaludin said three regions in West Hava had become Halal City, namely Indramayu, Bogor, and Depok.

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Turkey: 3rd Halal & Healthy Products fair in Istanbul

| 25/07/2012 | Reply
Turkey: 3rd Halal & Healthy Products fair in Istanbul

The 3rd Halal & Healthy Products Fair will take place in CNR Expo Istanbul between the 11-14 October 2012. It will take place simultaneously with the 14th Int’l MUSIAD Fair and 16th Int’l Business Forum.

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USA: Halal of a Controversy

| 25/07/2012 | Reply
USA: Halal of a Controversy

Last Ramadan Whole Foods absorbed anti-Muslim ire from a handful of bloggers after launching a groundbreaking digital initiative with two-year-old Saffron Road. There was a 300% lift in sales during the 30 days. The Halal marketing has now begun for Ramadan 2012.

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UAE: Sharjah society backs Halal food event

| 21/07/2012 | Reply
UAE: Sharjah society backs Halal food event

Sharjah Cooperative Society (SCS), a provider of quality foodstuff at competitive prices, has teamed up with Expo Centre Sharjah for an upcoming international exhibition of halal-certified food products. Halal Food ME is positioned as the most comprehensive show of its kind in the region.

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India: Fleishman-Hillard launches unit to build engagement with Islamic market

| 19/07/2012 | Reply
India: Fleishman-Hillard launches unit to build engagement with Islamic market

Fleishman-Hillard has launched Majlis, a specialised unit that aims to help clients build more successful engagement with the global Muslim consumer market. Majlis is an Arabic term that refers to an assembly for dialogue.

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Malaysia: 13th Malaysia International Food And Beverage Trade Fair (MIFB) 2012

| 16/07/2012 | Reply
Malaysia: 13th Malaysia International Food And Beverage Trade Fair (MIFB) 2012

Halal Industry Development Corporation (HDC) had a strong presence with their very own pavilion at MIFB 2012 to promote greater collaboration in Halal certification to the world, while further enhancing Malaysia’s premier position as a global halal hub.

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Saudi Arabia: The Hotel Show

| 01/07/2012 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: The Hotel Show

The Hotel Show Saudi Arabia is set for success as the Kingdom’s Hospitality sector booms
with a flourishing Travel & Tourism industry driving unprecedented business opportunities.

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Russia: Moscow Halal Expo 2012: summing up

| 01/07/2012 | Reply
Russia: Moscow Halal Expo 2012: summing up

The number of exhibitors at the Exhibition exceeded a hundred this year, showing a more than 25% growth compared with the previous year, and almost doubling the results of the first Exhibition in 2010.

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USA: Institute of Food Technologist Annual Meeting & Food Expo

| 30/06/2012 | Reply
USA: Institute of Food Technologist Annual Meeting & Food Expo

I.S.A. welcomed the opportunity to serve as the forefront of Halal certifiers at the Expo again this year by answering questions and providing information to the public on Halal, its guidelines, and the vast opportunities for industry and producers.

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China, Arab countries to hold third economic, trade forum

| 19/06/2012 | Reply
China, Arab countries to hold third economic, trade forum

The third China-Arab States Economic and Trade Forum will be held in Northwest China’s city of Yinchuan, capital of Ningxia Hui autonomous region, from September 13-17, with a trade fair for vendors to sell halal food, Muslim commodities and other products.

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Saudi Arabia: Saudi succession decisions come at crucial time

| 17/06/2012 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Saudi succession decisions come at crucial time

The death of Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdul-Aziz on Saturday means that – for the second time in less than a year – the key Western ally must pick an heir to the 88-year-old King Abdullah.

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New Zealand: Conference to spotlight growing halal economy

| 10/06/2012 | Reply
New Zealand: Conference to spotlight growing halal economy

Opportunities in the fast-growing global halal economy are to be the focus of the inaugural Asia Dialogue conference, organised by the Business School and the New Zealand Asia Institute. With halal becoming a popular lifestyle choice elsewhere, it is expected to increase in importance for New Zealand exporters.

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USA: Alternative Meat Markets and Halal Production workshop in Norwich, NY

| 08/06/2012 | Reply
USA: Alternative Meat Markets and Halal Production workshop in Norwich, NY

During this workshop, on Wednesday, June 20th at Norwich Meadows Farm in Norwich, NY, Zaid Kurdieh will explain how Norwich Meadows Farm has expanded their farm to include on-farm Halal Processing.

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Russia: Moscow hosts 3rd International Halal Exhibition

| 08/06/2012 | Reply
Russia: Moscow hosts 3rd International Halal Exhibition

Russia hosted the Moscow Halal Expo 2012 on June 7, 2012. Sheikh Ravil Gaynutdin congratulated attendants and informed that the Halal movement in Russia started in 2002 after a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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UK: Islamic scholars say ’NO to machine slaughtered animals’

| 07/06/2012 | Reply
UK: Islamic scholars say ’NO to machine slaughtered animals’

Machine slaughter of animals for halal consumption has been unanimously rejected by 40 of the country’s top Islamic scholars a UK conference has heard. With over 3.5 million poultry being slaughtered halal by machines, this method could now be stopped.

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USA: Challenges and Opportunities for Halal Foods in the Global Market

| 06/06/2012 | Reply
USA: Challenges and Opportunities for Halal Foods in the Global Market

As part of the IFT Annual Meeting and Food Expo in Las Vegas on 28 June, audiences will learn that there is a vibrant minority American Muslim or European Muslim community, as the case may be, that need halal products, and how to certify them.

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