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New head for Saudi Human Rights Commission

the appointment of Turki bin Khalid Al Sudeiry as the President of the Human Rights Commission at the r ... as the President of the Human Rights Commission at the rank of a minister. The Commission, which was formed last month, aims at upholding civil rights in the kingdom "in the light of Islamic Sharia laws," ...

18/05/2010 - 13:08 - comment 0

Homosexuality still haram in 2014: 11 Muslim men may be stoned to death in Nigeria for being gay

activist, told the BBC. Jibrin Danlami Hassan, a commissioner of Bauchi state's Sharia Commission ... Sharia -- or Islamic -- and secular law . President  Goodluck Jonathan  signed the Same-Sex ... public affection earlier this month. Under Sharia law, those convicted of homosexuality can be stoned ...

Editor's Choice - 16/01/2014 - 14:49 - comment 0

Dubai Department of Economic Development Explores "Exim Bank" Feasibility with Noor Investment Group

Government of Dubai has commissioned a project to assess the feasibility and subsequent establishment ... commissioned a project to assess the feasibility and subsequent establishment of an Exim Bank. The proposed ... to be the first fully Shari’a compliant institution of its kind. It will be a major initiative in line ...

Press Release - 20/03/2014 - 06:57 - comment 0

Inside Dubai's Export-Import Bank proposal

for international trade, the Department of Economic Development (DED), Government of Dubai, has commissioned ... The proposed bank, once approved, is expected to be the first fully Sharia-compliant institution of its kind. ... Sharia-compliant products and services, it also has conventional portfolio of products and services. By  Babu ...

20/03/2014 - 09:30 - comment 0

Islamic banks can fund Asia infrastructure -- Kuwait

burgeoning infrastructure investment needs while continuing to adhere to fundamental Sharia tenets, ... burgeoning infrastructure investment needs while continuing to adhere to fundamental Sharia tenets, ... of the Securities Commission of Malaysia, said the region’s “staggering and substantial” infrastructure capital ...

05/06/2013 - 05:52 - comment 0

Emirates Islamic launches four year Wakala Investment option

the profits being paid out on an annual basis to customers.  According to Sharia, a Wakala is a contract ... task (such as invest in Sharia-compliant goods and/or financial assets) on behalf of the customer usually for payment of a fee or a commission .   “As a responsible bank focused ...

Press Release - 24/11/2013 - 05:38 - comment 0

Emirates Islamic Bank launches four year Wakala Investment option

conventionalWakalainvestments,with the profits being paid out on an annual basis to customers. According to Sharia, a Wakala ... a certain task (such as invest in Sharia-compliant goods and/or financial assets) on behalf of the customer usually for payment of a fee or a commission. “As a responsible bank focused on community-related ...

Press Release - 18/11/2013 - 12:29 - comment 0

Prominent Cleric: Women can drive, wear veil

Shaikh Ahmad Al Gamdi, head of the Commission ... of the Commission of the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice (CPVPV) branch in the holy city of Makkah, said ... that the participation of women in national development is a right guaranteed by Islamic sharia hundreds of years ago. ...

Editor's Choice - 02/12/2010 - 10:44 - comment 0

Emirates NBD Asset Management

funds, global risk profiled funds and a complete range of Shari’a compliant vehicles. The Emirates NBD managed funds are domiciled in Jersey and are regulated by the Jersey Financial Services Commission ...

Company - 11/05/2011 - 10:20 - comment 0

Report results show UAE investors more uncertain than ever

of the Friends Investor Attitudes Report commissioned by Friends Provident International (FPI). The report ... investments, including Sharia'h compliant products. Matt Waterfield, general manager (Middle East ... according to the second wave of the Friends Investor Attitudes Report commissioned by Friends Provident ...

05/10/2010 - 09:03 - comment 0