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10 Muslim- Friendly “Halal” Makeup products to Try

By: May Rostom “Halal” or “Muslim- friendly” makeup products are known to be free of alcohol and are popular amongst Muslim women living in strict countries like KSA and Indonesia.…

84 Square Feet House

Source: The New York Times From time to time, Dee Williams does a possession count. The last tally was 305. In many homes, that may amount to the stuff found…

The U.S. is sole superpower in global trade

by David Ignatius Story Summary   Name a foreign-policy issue on which China and most of the rest of the world’s nations are struggling to keep up with a U.S.…

UNDER PRESSURE: US tried to search Swatch factories for terror clues

  swissinfo.ch and agencies April 6, 2014 – 11:31 The United States pressured the watchmaking Swatch Group to open its factories in Switzerland to anti-terrorism experts, the chief executive has…

Umrah season drives up businesses in Madinah

TRIP OF A LIFETIME: Egyptian pilgrims get a warm reception in Madinah. (AN photo) MADINAH: YUSUF MOHAMMED   Madinah is witnessing a flourishing trade in various items as pilgrims flock…

Study to test ‘chocolate’ pills for heart health

AP | Mar 17, 2014 | 22:59 In this April 6, 2004 file photo, a worker collects sun-dried cocoa beans to be put into sacks for export in Guiglo, Ivory…

What price taxation? Swiss privacy and the truth about offshore banking

Patrick L Young is expert in global financial markets working in multiple disciplines, ranging from trading independently to running exchanges. Published time: March 04, 2014 12:32 AFP Photo / Fabrice…

Libya threatens to bomb North Korean tanker if it ships oil from rebel port

Reuters | Mar 08, 2014 | 23:03 5 inShare The entrance to Zueitina oil terminal is seen in Zueitina, about 120km west of Benghazi July 18, 2013 (Reuters photo) TRIPOLI…

Ukraine signs $10 billion shale gas deal with Chevron

  By Pavel Polityuk and Richard Balmforth KIEV Tue Nov 5, 2013 9:11am EST Editor’s comments:     This News is from November 2013. I just thought to bring it up so…

Fed officials downplay worries over U.S. growth

(Reuters) – Despite recent signs of a possible slowdown, the growth story for the U.S. economy remains intact, top Federal Reserve officials said on Friday, suggesting they will continue to…

The young Muslim entrepreneur who is hungry for success

By Will SmaleBusiness reporter, BBC News Continue reading the main story   Shazia Saleem jokes that she started her food company simply because she was hungry. The bigger story is…

Women investments in Kingdom exceed SR60 billion

RIYADH: SHARIF M. TAHA Published — Saturday 15 February 2014   Saudi businesswomen retain SR100 billion in savings, or 75 percent of total bank savings Kingdomwide, a Saudi woman speaker…

Makkah transport system gathers steam

Makkah transport system gathers steam         MAKKAH: Irfan Mohammed The prestigious Makkah Integrated Transport System is gaining momentum in the holy city as authorities gear up to…

NICK HAYEK : Swatch head ticked off about NSA spy scandal

swissinfo.ch and agencies February 7, 2014 – 09:07 Hayek’s comments came in response to a letter from New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, who administers the state’s $161 billion (CHF145…

Sowing Fear: World War I and the Seeds of Hyperinflation

By Alexander Jung DPA Inflation in action: This photo shows a German mark note from 1923 with a printed value of 20 million. During hyperinflation, it was stamped to become…

Residency scheme roundup: the world’s your oyster

There has been a boom in the number of tempting international residency schemes being offered in return for property investment. Here are some of the best … By Laura Henderson…

Puerto Rico’s credit rating cut to junk by S&P

Source: CNN Money Standard & Poor’s announced Tuesday that it had cut Puerto Rico’s credit rating to junk, as the island’s government struggles to get its finances in order. Puerto…

Replace dollar with super currency: economist

The World Bank’s former chief economist wants to replace the US dollar with a single global super-currency, saying it will create a more stable global financial system. “The dominance of…

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