IS militants set ablaze boxes of chicken sent by US for starving Syrians

The Islamic State (IS) militants have destroyed boxes of chicken, meant for starving Syrian children, by setting them ablaze.

Singapore gains halal cred, top marks from Muslim tourists

 Halal has never looked so good for Singapore. A survey ranked the Asian country as the top non-Islamic destination for Muslim tourists, weeks after official data showed overall visitor numbers fell last year for the first time since 2009. 

Malaysia tops survey of `halal holidays` for Muslims

Malaysia is the world`s friendliest destination for Muslim travellers, according to a survey released today, but Japan has shown most improvement as it ramps up efforts to cash in on a growing market.

Pork found in Norwegian, UK, products for Muslims

Europe`s embarrassing meat saga took a troubling twist after reports emerged in Norway and Britain that meat labeled `halal`, or fit for consumption by Muslims, was found to contain pork.

Sri Lankan Muslim group to give up Halal certification

Faced with stiff opposition by hardline Buddhist majority groups, a Sri Lankan Muslim group, which has been issuing the Halal certificates to businesses, has said it would now withdraw the practise.

Parents` outrage over halal-only school dinners in Britain

Harrow Council is among the first in Britain to encourage halal meat.

‘Halal’ make-up for conservative Muslims in UK

A Muslim woman has launched Britain’s first ‘halal make-up’.

Halal and caviar - home comforts at the World Cup

Halal for the Algerians, tubs of caviar for any wandering WAGS – South Africa is pushing the boat out to ensure its VIP World Cup guests don’t feel homesick.

Halal and caviar - home comforts at the World Cup

Halal for the Algerians, tubs of caviar for any wandering WAGS – South Africa is pushing the boat out to ensure its VIP World Cup guests don’t feel homesick.

`Halal` version of Facebook is a hit in Pakistan

The site offers e-mail, photo, chat and discussion board facilities as well.