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University of Oxford: Position in Islamic History

March 24, 2009

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Departmental Lecturership in Islamic History,  1000-1500 Salary Grade 7, £28,839 ­ £35,469 per  annum  Applications are invited for a teaching position in Islamic  History, 1000-1500. This fixed-term post is to commence on 1 September  2009 and run until 31 August 2010. The principal duties of the post are to  give lectures and classes in Islamic […]

Inside Story: Arab Education System Failing

March 21, 2009

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Al Jazeera According to a new report from the World Bank, the quality of education in the Arab world is falling behind other regions and needs urgent reform. The report states that Arab countries need to make education their top priority in order to meet the needs of a young population and rapidly-expanding labour market. […]

Riz Khan: Unemployment in the Arab World

March 21, 2009

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Al Jazeera Riz Khan speaks with Ron Bruder, a successful American businessman who took a deep look at the problems of the Middle East after the attacks of 9/11 and founded Education for Employment which now operates in several Arab countries.

Cleveland Cab Drivers Prohibited from Praying while in Taxi Queue

March 19, 2009

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CAIR A recently-issued policy directive from the City of Cleveland, USA, prohibits Muslim cab drivers from praying at Hopkins International Airport while waiting for fares in the taxi queue. Other policy directives ban the drivers from using airport restrooms to make ritual ablutions (wudu) and from praying in the airport chapel while on the job. […]

Global Recession Hits Dubai Job Market–The Dubai Files

March 18, 2009

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Updated January 4, 2010 Dubai Before November 2008 Dubai in 2009 Dubai companies given “junk” status Al Jazeera, Jan 4, 2010 Standard & Poor, an international ratings agency, said it has cut the credit ratings of six Dubai government-linked companies to junk status. S&P said on Thursday it has taken the move as the likelihood of […]

Assistant or Associate Professor Muslim Societies

March 17, 2009

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University of California, San Diego   The Department of Sociology at UC, San Diego (http://sociology.ucsd.edu/)  invites applications for a tenure-track/tenured position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. We are looking for a first rate scholar whose research focuses on Muslim societies. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree and will be expected to teach and […]

Position Opening: Lectureship in Islamic Studies and Arabic

March 17, 2009

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The University of Edinburgh is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Islamic Studies and Arabic in the Department of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies beginning in September 2009.   The successful candidate is expected to have the ability to engage in teaching in core areas of Islamic studies (such as the Qur¹an, Sufism, hadith, fiqh, […]

Some Qur’anic Verses To Recall During Tough Times At Work

March 7, 2009

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1. Ayat Al Kursi A. Recited by Abdul Basset Abdus Samad. B. Recited by Saad Al Ghamdi. 2. Last Three Verses of Surah Al Baqarah Recited by Hasan Bin Abdullah. 3. Surah Yaseen Part 1. Recited by Al Hussary Part 2. Recited by Al Hussary

Attack on Freedom of Religion: Bill Would Ban Hijab On Driver’s License Photos

March 7, 2009

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Other Challenges to Muslim Women Wearing Religiously-Mandated Hijab 1. Georgia Muslim Woman Arrested Over Hijab 2. Denied Job at Abercrombie & Fitch

Islamic Banking Helps An American Bank Succeed

March 7, 2009

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  A Hometown Bank Heeds a Call to Serve Its Islamic Clients By SAMUEL G. FREEDMAN, New York Times ANN ARBOR, MICH. Until a stranger without an appointment showed up one day in late 2001, Stephen L. Ranzini was feeling rather pleased with himself. University Bank here, which he led as president, had just won a […]

Some Key Business Ethics Principles in Islam

March 3, 2009

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Dr. Muzzamil Siddiqui, Fiqh Council of North America Allah Almighty says, [To the Madyan people (We sent) Shu'aib, one of their own brethren: he said: "O my people! Worship Allah: ye have no other god but Him. And give not short measure or weight: I see you in prosperity, but I fear for you the […]

Outcomes of Effective Ethics Programs at Work

March 3, 2009

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Source: EPIC Studies have recognized eight generally expected outcomes of ethics/compliance programs: Unethical/illegal behavior Awareness of ethical/legal issues Seeking advice Willing to report wrongdoing Bad news to management Values in judgment processes Employee commitment to organization Meeting external stakeholders’ needs To read the whole article, please click here.

FBI Using Fake Muslim Converts or Missionaries to Entrap Muslims

March 3, 2009

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By Teresa Watanabe and Paloma Esquivel, Los Angeles Times, March 1, 2009 The Islamic Center of Irvine is a beige stucco building that blends into the rows of office buildings surrounding it. But last week, it became the most publicized mosque in California with disclosures that the FBI sent an informant there to spy and […]

Professional Muslim Women in Great Britain: To Be or Not To Be?

March 1, 2009

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Please click here to listen to the audio of the plight of professional Muslim Women in Great Britain.

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