OIC urged to unite against terrorism

Bangladesh President Hasina urges OIC to be united against terrorism….reports Asian Lite Arabia Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday urged the Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC) member countries to be united against terrorism. “Islam as a religion of peace teaches us tolerance,” Xinhua quoted Hasina as saying at a meeting with visiting OIC

Kerala targets Arab markets

The South Indian state targets Arab market with biodiversity, ayurveda   Lush green flora, placid backwaters, monsoon downpour and ayurveda were the main themes of the Kerala Tourism pavilion which welcomed visitors at the Arabian Travel Market 2015, being held at the Dubai World Trade Center. The four-day annual event that began on Monday provides

Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud tops the Rich List

At $22.6 bn, Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud is richest Arab Forbes Middle East has released the names of the 100 richest Arab personalities in the world, the first position going to Saudi Arabia’s Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud with an estimated fortune of $22.6 billion. While Joseph Safra occupies second spot

INTERVIEW: Saudi Ambassador Saud bin Mohammed Al-Sati

Riyadh playing natural role as anchor of stability; IS is a terror outfit: Saudi Ambassador Saud bin Mohammed Al-Sati told Ranjana Narayan  As fighting continues to rage in Yemen with reports of over 500 killed in the past two weeks, Saudi Arabia’s envoy in India says that the coalition airstrikes have not targeted any civilian areas and

Islamic Banking to cross US$263 bn in 2019

The UAE is en route to achieve US$263 billion of Sharia-compliant assets by 2019, according to EY’s World Islamic Banking Competitiveness, WIBC, report. The industry was estimated to be worth US$127 billion in 2014, thus making it the third largest Islamic banking market by value, after the Saudi Arabian and Malaysian markets. Ashar Nazim, Global