When nations police what women wear

Aug 29, 2016
Here are just a few examples of how governments are trying to impose dress codes on women.
Indian women walk past a billboard of Australian model Miranda Kerr in Mumbai on March 8, 2013. 
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Mosques increase security as anti-Muslim actions rise

Jun 17, 2016
Armed guards, gates and security cameras are the norm at more Mosques
After the attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, the Islamic Center of Southern California increased its protection. Currently, five security guards watch the area. 
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Halal Guys franchises a street food favorite

Jan 1, 2016
Having dominated a Manhattan street corner, the food cart is going global.

These are the ISIS refineries we're bombing

Sep 25, 2014
The U.S. is bombing refineries so small, they could almost fit in a pickup truck.

How do Muslim investors know when a company is Sharia friendly?

Jan 6, 2014
IdealRatings is a San Francisco based company that helps Muslim investors find companies that comply with Islamic teaching.

Marvel's new super power: Growing the market

Nov 6, 2013
Marvel is diversifying its stable of superheroes with a new series featuring a teenage Muslim lead character.

Britain goes after Middle East cash with new Sharia bonds

Oct 29, 2013
The new bonds, backed by the British government, are compliant with Islamic law.

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Britain wants to be hub for Sharia banking

Jul 18, 2013
Britain's government is trying to make the country a major world hub for financial transactions that conform to Islamic principles. Islamic banking and finance are a fast growing area.

Islam and money

Aug 3, 2012
The first in our series about money and religion, we look at how Muslims view and deal with money. Learn more about Islamic law regarding debt, investments and tithing.
Indonesian mosque officials count donations for the upkeep of the Jami Roudhotul Falah mosque following Friday prayers in central Jakarta. Apart from the voluntary donations, Muslims practice "zakat,: where a percentage of their annual savings are set aside for alms or charity for poor people during the period of Islam's holy month of Ramadan.
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