Tag: Islam

Coca-Cola’s ‘political-correctness-gone-mad’ Ramadan campaign irks Norwegians
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Coca-Cola’s ‘political-correctness-gone-mad’ Ramadan campaign irks Norwegians

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

A campaign launched by Coca-Cola Norway aimed at celebrating the Islamic holy month of Ramadan has sparked accusations of political ... Read More

Comores and Mozambique in dire need of assistance after deadly Cyclone Kenneth
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Comores and Mozambique in dire need of assistance after deadly Cyclone Kenneth

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 27, 2019

Cyclone Kenneth raged Mozambique and the Indian Ocean Island Country Comoros today. Tourists took shelter at Comores airport and Ibo Fort ... Read More

Brunei hotel boycott growing: Hollywood steps in
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Brunei hotel boycott growing: Hollywood steps in

editor editor- April 4, 2019

The list of Hollywood stars, musicians, athletes, and now even companies, expanding globally as well, is growing every day in ... Read More

Jerusalem’s tourist landmark Temple Mount shut down after firebombing
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Jerusalem’s tourist landmark Temple Mount shut down after firebombing

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019

Unrest at Jerusalem’s Temple Mount (also known as Haram esh-Sharif and the Al Aqsa Compound) led Israeli police to shut ... Read More

Halal tourism is one of industry’s fastest-growing sectors
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Halal tourism is one of industry’s fastest-growing sectors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019

Halal-friendly travel is one of the world’s fastest-growing travel sectors. Halal tourism is a subcategory of tourism which is geared ... Read More

AITA chief: Iran wants ‘balance in tourist flow rates’ with Turkey
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AITA chief: Iran wants ‘balance in tourist flow rates’ with Turkey

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 16, 2019

Head of the Association of Iranian Travel Agents has emphasized the need to attain a balance in tourist flow rates ... Read More

Pope Francis in UAE: Making the world a better place
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Pope Francis in UAE: Making the world a better place

mm Alain St.Ange- February 11, 2019

Pope Francis landed in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates last Sunday night as the first pontiff to visit ... Read More

Halal Internet? ‘Sharia-compliant’ web browser launched in Malaysia
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Halal Internet? ‘Sharia-compliant’ web browser launched in Malaysia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2019

The world's first Sharia-compliant Internet service suite has been launched in Malaysia - along with browser, chat and sadaqah services. ... Read More

They’re everywhere – enormous swarm of locusts descends on Mecca
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They’re everywhere – enormous swarm of locusts descends on Mecca

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 12, 2019

Saudi Arabia's Mecca attracts millions of Muslim pilgrims from across the globe every year, but this time it became a ... Read More

Critical Thinking Reform in Saudi Arabia’s schools includes tourism
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Critical Thinking Reform in Saudi Arabia’s schools includes tourism

The Media Line The Media Line- January 1, 2019

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s 2030 has a vision that includes a reform to decrease Saudi Arabia's dependence on ... Read More

China says No to Christmas, but Yes to tourism
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China says No to Christmas, but Yes to tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018

A fascinating country to visit is China unless you're Christian and want to celebrate Christmas Chinese style. This may be ... Read More

Hizb Ul Terir reveals foreign funding
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Hizb Ul Terir reveals foreign funding

editor editor- August 28, 2012

The investigation of arrested members of Hizb Ul Terir took a dramatic turn when law enforcement agencies were informed that ... Read More

Maldivian VP to UN:  Arab Spring is proof that Islam and human rights can coexist
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Maldivian VP to UN: Arab Spring is proof that Islam and human rights can coexist

editor editor- October 20, 2011

The political transitions in various Arab countries this year demonstrate that Islam is compatible with human rights and democracy, the ... Read More

Islam and Halal Cuisine is a growing market
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Islam and Halal Cuisine is a growing market

editor editor- March 23, 2010

Islam is the fastest-growing religion with an estimated global Muslim population of two billion. In many European countries, Muslims are ... Read More

Kelantan fragile balance between Islam and tourism
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Kelantan fragile balance between Islam and tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 1, 2009

Fields with traditional wooden houses on stilts, colourful kites flying over white-sand beaches, a lively culture, tasty food and generally ... Read More

Will tourism come back one day to Thailand’s deep South?
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Will tourism come back one day to Thailand’s deep South?

editor editor- September 9, 2009

Leaving the airport, the billboard immediately catches the attention of the travelers: “Welcome to Narathiwat,” it says in English. Read More

Forbidden love on Gaza beach
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Forbidden love on Gaza beach

editor editor- July 10, 2009

It seems Palestine, too, has taken a more conservative approach towards local tourists and residents going to the beach, walking ... Read More

Define your position on Islam and peace, Islamists tell pope
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Define your position on Islam and peace, Islamists tell pope

editor editor- April 17, 2009

AMMAN, Jordan (eTN) - Controversial remarks by Pope Benedict XVI about Islam and Prophet Mohammad in 2006 could catch up ... Read More

Malaysia keen on luring more US travelers amid challenges
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Malaysia keen on luring more US travelers amid challenges

editor editor- July 14, 2008

HONOLULU - (eTN) - Hawaii is a tourism success, which made it an ideal US destination for a high-level delegation ... Read More

Malaysian tourism cashing in on its “Islamic heritage”
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Malaysian tourism cashing in on its “Islamic heritage”

editor editor- June 26, 2008

Malaysian tourism cashing in on its "Islamic heritage" Yusof Sulaiman Read More

No alcohol means fewer stars for Cairo’s Hyatt
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No alcohol means fewer stars for Cairo’s Hyatt

editor editor- June 18, 2008

CAIRO - Authorities are threatening to strip Cairo’s luxury Grand Hyatt hotel of its five-star status after the owner stopped ... Read More

Keeping the lid on Bali’s security threats
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Keeping the lid on Bali’s security threats

editor editor- April 16, 2008

Tempo Interaktif reports that Bali's police precinct covering the capital of Denpasar are tightening security measures in the wake of ... Read More

Islamic countries in Asia Pacific to form travel association
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Islamic countries in Asia Pacific to form travel association

editor editor- March 11, 2008

(eTN) - Islamic countries from the Asia Pacific region have agreed to form an Asia Pacific Islamic Travel and Tours ... Read More

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