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What Are the Conditions of Currency Exchange?

When changing international currency (Euro) to Algerian dinar, for example, does one has to follow the local bank rate or is it possible to use the parallel market one? How much is the amount of nissab in Germany?

The Global Economic Crisis – Steps Every Muslim Should Take

The Global Economic Crisis – Steps Every Muslim Should Take

It goes without saying that the global economy is not in harmony. This takes its toll on everyone and Muslims are no exception. We keep hearing economic experts’ advice – which is sometimes helpful- on how can we handle this economic crisis. However, Muslims can find guidance in the Islamic teachings that provide the best …

Syrian Refugees in Zataari Develop Their Own Businesses

Refugees in Zaatari Develop Their Own Businesses

Zataari in Jordan, the world’s fastest growing refugee camp , home to 80,000 people, was supposed to provide temporary housing when the government and United Nations opened it in 2012. But since residents have not been able to leave, they have started their own businesses. The UN estimates that there are 3,000 businesses inside the …


Do You Believe Space Missions Are Waste of Money?

AboutIslam’s official Facebook page highlighted a post about a really itching issue that draws a dull-face for astronomers and causes severe headaches for them every time they talk about their field to public.

What Role Can Women Play During A Recession?

Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you for sending in your question to our website. Women comprise a significant portion of a country’s population. They are (and should be) contributing members of society, whose actions and thoughts play an important role in the way the society functions, progresses, learns, and grows. Recession is defined as a temporary slump …

Zakah and the Economic System in Islam

Muslims around the world wonder why despite of the immense resources in their countries and around the world, they have been suffering economic deprivation for centuries! What has gone wrong? Let us first take a closer look at the Islamic economic system from the time of the Prophet Muhammad…

What Are the Distinctive Principles of the Islamic Economy?

Wa `alaykum as-salamu wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Dear brother, thank you for trusting us and for your question that shows your interest to be more knowledgeable about Islam and its …

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