News-2014-05-05

Published: May 5, 2014

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Worldwide Islamic bonds sales set for record year

AME Info | 5.5.14

Global Islamic bonds sales surged in April to $6.1bn last month, the most since September and almost double March’s $3.5bn, setting the stage for a record year as Middle East issuers fund infrastructure projects, Bloomberg has reported.

President Obama and the World

New York Times | Editorial | 5.5.14

Through a combination of a few significant missteps, circumstances beyond his control, unreasonable expectations and his maddeningly bland demeanor, Mr. Obama has opened himself to criticism that he is not articulating a strong, overarching … Continue Reading

MERS Spreads in Saudi; 1st US Case Stable In Hospital

NBC News | Maggie Fox | 5.4.14

MERS Spreads in Saudi; 1st US Case Stable In HospitalSaudi health officials reported 15 more people diagnosed with the deadly MERS virus on Sunday, while the first case seen in the United States, a health worker who had been in Saudi Arabia, was improving in an Indiana hospital.

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