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Egyptian MPs to pick constitution-setting assembly

Egyptian MPs to pick constitution-setting assembly

Egypt's Islamist-dominated parliament on Saturday will pick members of a body tasked with drafting a new constitution, a document that could decide which branch of state will effectively rule the country for years to come.

March 24, 2012 3:21
 
Far more Christian than Muslim migrants worldwide

Far more Christian than Muslim migrants worldwide

Christians far outnumber Muslims as migrants around the world, including in the European Union where debates about immigration usually focus on new Muslim arrivals, according to a new study issued on Thursday.

March 10, 2012 5:22
 
French PM knocks halal, kosher as campaign heats up

French PM knocks halal, kosher as campaign heats up

France's prime minister urged Muslims and Jews to consider scrapping their halal and kosher slaughter laws on Monday as President Nicolas Sarkozy and his allies stepped up their efforts to woo far-right voters.

March 6, 2012 11:04
 
Halal slaughter becomes political issue in France

Halal slaughter becomes political issue in France

A TV documentary on slaughterhouses around Paris switching entirely to halal methods has stirred a political storm in France.

February 21, 2012 4:56
 
Dutch plan ban on Muslim face veils next year

Dutch plan ban on Muslim face veils next year

The Dutch minority government plans to ban Muslim face veils such as burqas and other forms of clothing that cover the face from next year.

January 28, 2012 1:18
 
Egypt’s Christians seek to be heard in election

Egypt’s Christians seek to be heard in election

Coptic Christians are trying to make their voices heard in Muslim-majority Egypt's parliamentary election, fearing Islamists could sweep in and deepen their sense of marginalisation.

November 30, 2011 3:09
 

Malaysia’s “Young Imam” reality TV show widens reach

More than 1,000 candidates applied for popular Islamic reality TV show, indicating a strong potential for show advertisers to capture the more than 240 million Muslims in Southeast Asia.

April 19, 2011 3:51
 
Cashing in On the Halal Food Industry

Cashing in On the Halal Food Industry

The launch of the first ever halal food indices causes Kipp to ask when will the UAE catch on?

April 13, 2011 3:58
 

Malaysian body drafts standards to expand halal industry

A Malaysia-based group is drafting halal standards to give Muslim countries a framework to regulate a $2 trillion global industry ranging from food to finance.

April 5, 2011 12:09
 

Turkey’s Erdogan slams WikiLeaks cables as ‘slander’

Turkish Prime Minister claims cables are propaganda aimed at damaging diplomatic international relations

December 5, 2010 3:40
 
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