Author: Tarek Fatah

Islamic Banking: Is It Really Kosher?

March/April 2007 Muslim scholars say the Qur’an prohibits collecting interest on loans. But many banks, both global and local, have found clever ways to meet religious strictures. It’s a system that may be hypocritical, but also profitable.By Aaron MacLeanThe AmericanThe…

Why the rush to execute Saddam?

Saddam Hussein

January 3, 2007 Second trial might have proven too embarrassing to the White House, notes Tarek Fatah The Toronto Star Four days after the ugly and degrading execution of Saddam Hussein, neither Prime Minister Stephen Harper nor any other Canadian politician…