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USA: AMCC to Award Saffron Road with CSR and Crescent Halal Food CEO with Entrepreneurship Awards

| 08/11/2012 | Reply
USA: AMCC to Award Saffron Road with CSR and Crescent Halal Food CEO with Entrepreneurship Awards

The American Muslim Consumer Conference (AMCC) will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel,Newark Airport, New Jersey on Saturday, November 17th, 2012.

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UAE: Sharjah’s icon of success

| 03/11/2012 | Reply
UAE: Sharjah’s icon of success

Expo Centre, Sharjah, the first trade exhibition centre in the UAE, is fast turning into the centrepiece of a planned Expo City in the emirate. Halal Food Middle East and Halal Congress Middle East will be a big-ticket event in December.

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Makkah’s mega architecture casts shadow over Hajj

| 24/10/2012 | Reply
Makkah’s mega architecture casts shadow over Hajj

Towering over Makkah, with the Ka’aba in its shadow, the Abraj al-Bait is the world’s second-tallest building – and it is just a tiny part of a voracious development that has seen historic sites bulldozed and locals forced into shantytowns.

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Millions of pilgrims head to Mina as Hajj 2012 officially kicks off

| 24/10/2012 | Reply
Millions of pilgrims head to Mina as Hajj 2012 officially kicks off

Around four million pilgrims were heading to Mina, where they will spend their night before heading to the Mount of Arafat in the early hours of Thursday. Wednesday is the first official day of the pilgrimage.

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Saudi Arabia: Saudi food and beverage industry outlook is positive

| 21/10/2012 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Saudi food and beverage industry outlook is positive

Even though Saudi Arabia is a leading player in regional food production, over US$5 billion worth of food and beverage products are imported every year to the Kingdom. It imports approximately 63% of the entire Middle East’s food and beverage imports.

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Richard Gere Open to Film to Counter Islamophobia After ‘Innocence of Muslims’ Controversy

| 12/10/2012 | Reply
Richard Gere Open to Film to Counter Islamophobia After ‘Innocence of Muslims’ Controversy

The actor, 63, told journalists he was open to shooting any movie which helped present Muslims in a more positive light after the damage caused by Innocence of Muslims.
“If there was a good script that was presenting the Arab world, the world of Islam, the culture of Islam, then, yes of course I would be interested,” Gere said.

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USA: American Muslims Continue Growth and Diversity as an Untapped Niche Market

| 11/10/2012 | Reply
USA: American Muslims Continue Growth and Diversity as an Untapped Niche Market

Since its inception in 2008, the American Muslim Consumer Conference (AMCC) has played a key role in creating awareness for this key growing niche market and has served as a networking platform for several of the key players. DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Newark Airport, New Jersey on November 17th, 2012.

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Malaysia’s Halal industry draws RM1.1bil FDIs in first half

| 11/10/2012 | Reply
Malaysia’s Halal industry draws RM1.1bil FDIs in first half

International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed said halal products exports contributed 5.1% of the overall exports last year. He was launching Halfest 2012 which is hosting over 700 booths.

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UAE: Franchising expertise and networking at international forum in Dubai

| 29/09/2012 | Reply
UAE: Franchising expertise and networking at international forum in Dubai

More than 50 franchise brands from the Food & Hospitality, Retail, Services and B2B sectors will be presented. Business meetings with the franchisors will be scheduled in advance. Midamar is proud to co-sponsor this event.

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Iran: ‘Halal Internet’ imminent in Iran

| 26/09/2012 | Reply
Iran: ‘Halal Internet’ imminent in Iran

The first phase of Iran’s national Internet project has already been launched in the country’s government departments. Activists fear it’s a step toward cutting the population off from the World Wide Web.

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UAE: Sharjah to host International Congress

| 25/09/2012 | Reply
UAE: Sharjah to host International Congress

After a high-profile international launch and strategic tie-ups with several premier global bodies, the upcoming Halal Food Middle East 2012 exhibition has roped in a leading industry entity to organize a Halal Congress with the Halal Development Council of Pakistan.

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Salamworld, the Social Network for ‘Core Muslim Values’

| 21/09/2012 | Reply
Salamworld, the Social Network for ‘Core Muslim Values’

Salamworld has ambitious plans to launch in 17 countries by November, to offer counseling from certified imams; a library of e-books on Islamic heritage; city guides with information on Islamic centers and halal restaurants; Muslim news network.

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Malaysia: Joint halal-Islamic finance sector will create a combined industry worth US$3.5 tri

| 20/09/2012 | Reply
Malaysia: Joint halal-Islamic finance sector will create a combined industry worth US$3.5 tri

“The halal industry will be looking for financial capital. Its size will become more noticeable if combined with Islamic banking,” said Dr Humayon Dar, Chairman, Edbiz, at the Global Islamic Finance Forum 2012 (GIFF).

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Saudi Arabia threatens to block YouTube over anti-Islam film

| 19/09/2012 | Reply
Saudi Arabia threatens to block YouTube over anti-Islam film

Saudi Arabia’s Communications and Information Technology Commission has ordered host companies in the kingdom to block this movie from Internet users and has also requested Google to block all YouTube links carrying the film.

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Saudi Arabia Halal food market valued at $6 billion

| 19/09/2012 | Reply
Saudi Arabia Halal food market valued at $6 billion

Saudi Agriculture 2012, the 31st International Agriculture, Water and Agro-Industry Show, set on Sept. 24-27, 2012 at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center. Saudi Arabia’s Halal food market alone valued at around $6 billion.

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US-Opinion: Not all Republicans are Islamophobes but all Islamophobes are Republicans

| 01/09/2012 | Reply
US-Opinion: Not all Republicans are Islamophobes but all Islamophobes are Republicans

Islamophobia in America is not innate, rather it’s the fruit of a decade-long hysteria against Muslims generated by a largely Republican machine comprised of pundits, conservative funders, media conglomerates and fiery politicians.

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UK-Opinion: In the Shadow of Fiction: How Television Is Making (Up) Muslim History

| 31/08/2012 | Reply
UK-Opinion: In the Shadow of Fiction: How Television Is Making (Up) Muslim History

Two educated responses to Channel 4’s insulting programme ‘Islam: The Untold Story’, that claims there is no historical evidence for the seventh century origins of Islam, which included many historically inaccurate hypotheses.

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Turkey: Commercial hub Istanbul to host ‘Halal’ conventions

| 30/08/2012 | Reply
Turkey: Commercial hub Istanbul to host ‘Halal’ conventions

Istanbul is preparing to host two large “halal” conventions in a row, as well as a series of smaller ones, as the Islamic world’s interest in Turkey expands beyond trade and tourism. The Tesettür Fair, an int’l modest clothing event kicks off Sept. 13.

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Saudi Arabia: Ramadan TV Gently Pushes Saudi Boundaries

| 20/08/2012 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Ramadan TV Gently Pushes Saudi Boundaries

Ramadan is also when Saudis talk, blog and tweet about what they are watching, and it’s a broader and spicier array of shows than outsiders might imagine.

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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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