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The Muslim World: What Executives Must Know

February 7, 2007

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Source: Gallup Management Journal August 10, 2006 An expert on Islam tackles the role of women, Iran’s quest for nukes, the stability of Iraq — and much moreA GMJ Q&A with John L. Esposito, Ph.D., a world-renowned scholar on Islam, political Islam, and the impact of Islamic movements in Africa and Asia   Page:   […]

New Fatwa Forbids Qur’an Verses as Ring Tones

February 7, 2007

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Friday, 2 February, 2007, 01:10 PM Doha Time DUBAI: Dubai’s Grand Mufti Sheikh Dr Ahmad Abdul Aziz al- Haddad issued a fatwa yesterday prohibiting the use of verses from the Holy Qur’an as mobile phone ring tones. Al-Haddad said that using the Qur’an on mobile phones was “a violation to its glory and sacredness.” The […]

U.S. Mayor Converts to Islam and Changes His Name

February 7, 2007

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Source: Associated Press MACON, Ga. – Macon Mayor Jack Ellis has converted to Islam and is now working to legally change his name to Hakim Mansour Ellis. Ellis, who was raised Christian, said Thursday that he became a Sunni Muslim during a December ceremony in the west African nation of Senegal. Ellis said he has […]

Dubai eGovernment to offer customized eLearning

February 7, 2007

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Dubai eGovernment has signed an agreement with Dubai Municipality to offer eLearning courses to municipality staff through the eLearn channel in order to enhance and accelerate daily transactions between Dubai Municipality and local residents. As per the agreement, Dubai eGovernment will provide eLearning and electronic training curriculum to the municipality staff via personal computers or […]