Innovation and disruption have been the buzzwords for start-ups in recent years. For Dr. Sivapalan Vivekarajah, it is imperative that those virtues do not blanket the creative imagination of business modelling. Dr. Vivekarajah will be gracing the inaugural IdeaLab event in Kuala Lumpur on August 11-12, organised by the World Islamic Economic Forum Foundation.
Foreign direct investment into Arab states dropped 8.0 percent last year with the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia attracting close to half the total funds, a report said Sunday.
The United Arab Emirates, one of the world's most arid countries, is striving to capture every drop of rain it can wring from the clouds that pass over the desert nation.
British Prime Minister David Cameron has called on Muslims in his country to recognise their "Britishness", saying the UK faces an "existential" terrorist threat.
The devastating impact that war and living under the constant threat of drones has had on the people of Afghanistan.
Hundreds of Afghans, including children, who made the perilous journey from their war-torn country, are stranded in a central Athens park. Jillian Kitchener reports.
For years Karachi's walls have been spattered with the bloodstains of murder victims and scrawled with graffiti touting everything from sectarian hatred to quack cures for erectile dysfunction.
Fragments of a Quran manuscript found in a British university library are from one of the world's oldest surviving copies of the Islamic text, and may even have been written by someone who knew Prophet Mohammad, researchers said.
Addressing his congregation on the Eid al-Fitr holiday celebrating the end of Ramadan, Imam Mohamed Abdul-Azeez implored worshippers to combat Muslim extremism in the aftermath of a shooting rampage that killed five servicemen in Tennessee.
Born in France to Tunisian parents, eL Seed delights in juggling multiple cultures, languages and identities. Not least in his artwork, which sets Arabic poetry in a style inspired by street art and graffiti. In this quietly passionate talk, the artist and TED Fellow describes his central ambition: to create art so beautiful it needs no translation.
Photographer Ahmed Krausen examines European mosques from all angles, accompanied by his stunning photos of prayer spaces large and small.
Meet Langston Hues, a creative hailing from Detroit, who has been grabbing the attention of fashionistas and Muslims worldwide because of the buzz and excitement surrounding his modest street fashion photography. He participated at the 2014 MOCAfest held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Haleh Banani has a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology with over 17 years experience in marriage counseling, diagnosing mental & emotional disorders, and administrating programs of treatment. A truly inspirational person, Haleh participated at the 2014 MOCAfest held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Rising sea levels from climate change are a threat to sea turtle populations as eggs laid on beaches become submerged in saltwater, Australian scientists said Thursday.
Women with Alzheimer's may face a swifter mental decline than men with the same condition, but researchers are not sure why, according to a study released this week at US a medical conference.
Ride-booking app Uber, which has been at the centre of controversy in Europe and its US home base, announced its launch in Morocco, entering the Maghreb market.
More than a quarter century after being slapped with a fatwa from Iran calling for his murder over his book "The Satanic Verses", Salman Rushdie says the world has learned the "wrong lessons" about freedom of expression.
A Quran manuscript has been carbon dated to close to the time of the Prophet Mohammed, making it one of the oldest in the world, a British university said.