Islamic economics in the world
Islamic economics in practice, or economic policies supported by self-identified Islamic groups, has varied throughout its long history. Traditional Islamic concepts having to do with economics includ...
BBC Capital - How the attacks in Paris might change Islamic banking
Will the atrocities in France change the future for Sharia-compliant banking?
Early reforms under Islam
Many social changes took place under Islam between 610 and 661, including the period of Muhammad's mission and the rule of his four immediate successors who established the Rashidun Caliphate.Historia...
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Sharia
To Arabic-speaking people, sharia (/ʃɑːˈriːɑː/; also shari'a, sharīʿah; Arabic: شريعة‎ šarīʿah, [ʃaˈriːʕa], "legislation") means the moral code and religious law of a prophetic religion. The...
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Fiqh
Fiqh (/fɪk/; Arabic: فقه‎ [fiqh]) is Islamic jurisprudence. While Sharia is believed by Muslims to represent divine law as revealed in the Quran and the Sunnah (the teachings and practice...
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Hawala
Hawala or Hewala (Arabic: حِوالة‎, meaning transfer), also known as hundi, is an informal value transfer system based on the performance and honour of a huge network of money brokers, primar...
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Waqf
A waqf, also spelled wakf, (Arabic: وقف‎, pronounced [ˈwɑqf]; plural Arabic: أوقاف‎, awqāf; Turkish: vakıf, Urdu: وقف‎), or mortmain property, is, under the context o...
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Islamic geography
Medieval Arabian and Persian geography was based on Hellenistic geography and reached its apex with Muhammad al-Idrisi in the 12th century.
After its beginnings in the 8th century based on Helleni...
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Arab Agricultural Revolution
The so-called Arab Agricultural Revolution (also referred to variously as Medieval Green Revolution, Muslim Agricultural Revolution, Islamic Agricultural Revolution or Islamic Green Revolution) is a ...
Islamic capitalism
Proto-capitalist economies and free markets were active during the Islamic Golden Age where an early market economy and form of merchant capitalism took root between the 8th–12th centuries.A vigorous ...
Islamic Socialism
Islamic socialism is a term coined by various Muslim leaders to describe a more spiritual form of socialism. Muslim socialists believe that the teachings of the Qur'an and Muhammad—especially zakāt—...
Bayt al-mal
Bayt al-mal is an Arabic term that is translated as "House of money" or "House of Wealth." Historically, it was a financial institution responsible for the administration of taxes in Islamic states, p...
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Riba
Riba (Arabic: ربا‎ ribā, [ˈrɪbæː]) can be roughly translated as "Usury", or unjust, exploitive gains made in trade or business. Riba is mentioned and condemned in several different verses i...
Ibn Khaldun
Ibn Khaldūn (full name, Arabic: أبو زيد عبد الرحمن بن محمد بن خلدون الحضرمي‎, Abū Zayd ‘Abdu r-Raḥmān bin Muḥammad bin Khaldūn Al-Ḥaḍrami; May 27, 1332 CE – March 19, 1406 CE was an Arab Mu...
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Muqaddimah
The Muqaddimah, also known as the Muqaddimah of Ibn Khaldun (Arabic: مقدّمة ابن خلدون, meaning in English: Ibn Khaldun's Introduction) or Ibn Khaldun's Prolegomena (Greek: Προλεγόμενα), is a book wr...
Asabiyyah
`Asabiyya or asabiyah (Arabic: عصبية, ʻaṣabīya) refers to social solidarity with an emphasis on unity, group consciousness and sense of shared purpose, and social cohesion, originally in a context of ...
BBC Capital - How the attacks in Paris might change Islamic banking
Will the atrocities in France change the future for Sharia-compliant banking?
Quran
The Quran (/kɔrˈɑːn/ kor-AHN; Arabic: القرآن‎ al-qur'ān, [qurˈʔaːn], literally meaning "the recitation"; also romanised Qurʾan or Koran) is the central religious text of Islam, which Muslim...
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Economy of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation
The economy of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) combines the economies of 57 member states. 49 are predominately Muslim states. The other 8 have large Muslim minorities. Those 57 countrie...
Dubai Islamic Bank Pakistan Limited
Dubai Islamic Bank Pakistan Limited (DIBPL) is a bank based in Pakistan which is one of the leading banks specialising in Islamic banking. The bank commenced operations in 2006. It is fully owned by t...
Dow Jones Islamic Market Index
'The Dow Jones Islamic Market Index' (DJIM), launched in 1999 in Bahrain, was the first index created for investors seeking investments in compliance with Muslim Sharia law.The DJIM has an independent...
Mawarid Finance
Mawarid Finance is a private joint stock company in Dubai, UAE providing Shari'a-compliant financial services. It was founded in 2006 with a paid-up capital of AED 1 billion. All of its products are b...
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Global Islamic Finance Report
Global Islamic Finance Report (GIFR) is an annual publication, covering recent developments in the global Islamic financial services industry. Produced by Edbiz Consulting, a London-based Islamic advi...
Eid al-Adha
Eid al-Adha (Arabic: عيد الأضحى‎ ʿīd al-aḍḥā [ʕiːd ælˈʔɑdˤħæ] meaning "Festival of the sacrifice"), also called the Feast of the Sacrifice (Turkish: Kurban Bayramı; Bosnian: Kurban B...
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Maslaha
Maslaha (Arabic: مصلحة‎, "public interest") is a concept in traditional Islamic Law. It is invoked to prohibit or permit something on the basis of whether or not it serves the public's benef...