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Aug03

Syria: Chemical attack reported, Russia denies involvement

By: VOA News Source: VOA News Russia is denying claims from Syrian rebels and human rights groups that it was behind a reported chlorine gas attack Tuesday in the same area where a Russian helicopter was shot down a day before, according to a Russian state media report. “I don’t have information; we don’t have information about how the operation is proceeding,” Russia’s TASS news agency reports Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying. “It is very hard to react to such information releases: it is not always clear what they are based on, what their sources are and so on.” Aid workers in Syria’s war-ravaged northwest said Tuesday that a helicopter dropped...

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Aug03

Halal or Zabiha? Knowledge and Advice on eating right

By: Mufti Abdur-Rahman ibn Yusuf Source: IlmGate In the name of Allah, the Inspirer of truth There is no doubt that there is great confusion regarding the permissibility of meats in certain countries, especially in the United States, and regarding what is lawful and what is unlawful to consume. Adding to this confusion are some of the terms used in the process. Halal and Zabiha Once while dining at a person’s house in the US, the host pointed out to a guest from the UK that a particular dish on the table was zabiha and that another was halal. The bewildered guest had never heard of the term zabiha used in this context. Literally, zabiha (more accurately written, dhabiha) means “slaughtered...

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Aug03

Jakarta to get a “Halal Hub”

By: Ayomi Amindoni Source: The Jakarta Post State port operator Pelabuhan Indonesia II (Pelindo II) signed an agreement with Jakarta Industrial Estate Pulogadung (JIEP) to build a “halal hub” in Jakarta on the sidelines of 12th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) on Tuesday. A halal hub is a transit area that ensures incoming and outgoing products from a port are handled in compliance with sharia standards. The hub is an integration of a halal port and halal zone (warehouse and Muslim fashion hub) as well as halal logistics and halal supply chain management. “This is a breakthrough for Indonesia. We expect products from the Middle East, Malaysia sent to Indonesia to be...

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