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Jan30

South American Muslim communities: Muslims in Guyana

By: Ismail Eddegdag Source: MVSLIM Islam originated in present-day Saudi Arabia and therefore it is repeatedly mentioned in the same breath with the Middle East. However, religion has much more to it than only its geographical origins. Muslims are very diverse, in all kinds of ways. Guyana: a multi-ethnic country There are few regions that are more Christian than Latin America, but somewhere between Brazil and Venezuela there is a relatively small country where less than 60% of the population is Christian. The bulk of the remaining 40% is filled by Hindus and Muslims. This multi-ethnic country is named Guyana and is inhabited by just under a million people. Another remarkable thing about...

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Jan28

7 ways to deal with anxiety and worry

By: Jamiatul Ulama Source: Jamiatul Ulama While in a small boat in the middle of the ocean, the sky suddenly darkens, and the winds start to pick up. Suddenly, a downpour falls heavily onto your head and shoulders, filling the tiny boat with water. As the boat capsizes, you find yourself surrounded by the seemingly never-ending ocean. You feel completely vulnerable and unprotected. As you try to get your bearings, a wave crashes over you, submerging you under water. Then another. Then another. You can barely catch your breath and you’re sure you’re not going to make it out of there. Anxiety and constant worrying can feel like you’re drowning in a sea of never-ending problems. You may be...

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Jan27

Experts worried about Middle East economies in 2019

By: Simon Constable Source: Middle East Eye Falling oil output together with restrained government spending looks set to blight some key economies in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) over the coming year, with Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Oman expected to be particularly hard hit. However, analysts say whether the economic slowdown results in more political instability across the region will depend on how governments choose to react. “The region’s recovery is set to falter in 2019 and growth is likely to be weaker than most expect,” a recent report from London-based research firm Capital Economics found. In Gulf states in particular, “tighter fiscal policy and oil...

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