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Muslims You Haven’t Heard of: These Australian Aboriginals Became Muslim as a Way to Heal their Psychological Pain

To many of us, the long history of Australian Aboriginals with Islamic culture and religion is still very unknown. The Indigenous, better known as the Aboriginal community, in Australia have traded, intermarried and socialized with Muslim communities for over 300 years. Fishermen from Makassar in the southern Celebes (now Indonesia) have been traveling to north and northwest Australia since the early 1700s, looking for sea slugs. Over time, besides the trade, a religious legacy was left.

 

World's largest wild camel herd is down by a third in Australia

Source : BBC with Voice of Russia / 22 Nov 2013

Australia is famous for its wildlife - kangaroos, koalas and numerous species of snakes and spiders - but it is also home to the world's largest herd of camels. There are about 750,000 roaming wild in the outback and they cause a host of problems.

Camels were imported to Australia in the 19th century from Arabia, India and Afghanistan for transport and heavy work in the outback.

 

World's largest wild camel herd is down by a third in Australia

Source : BBC with Voice of Russia / 21 Nov 2013

Australia is famous for its wildlife - kangaroos, koalas and numerous species of snakes and spiders - but it is also home to the world's largest herd of camels. There are about 750,000 roaming wild in the outback and they cause a host of problems.

Camels were imported to Australia in the 19th century from Arabia, India and Afghanistan for transport and heavy work in the outback.

 

Malaysia, Australia to sign free trade agreement

Source : Agencies | Kuala Lumpur | 21 May 2012

Australia will sign a free trade agreement(FTA) with Malaysia on Tuesday in a move it hopes will add new momentum to stalled bilateral trade talks with other key Asian trading partners.

Australia is still negotiating free trade deals with South Korea, Japan and China, with progress in reaching agreement with Beijing and Tokyo slow.

The deal with Malaysia, which will be Australia's sixth FTA, will be signed in Kuala Lumpur, said a spokesman for Australian Trade Minister Craig Emerson.

 

Miss Universe Australia experiences Muslim life

By Damien Hansen |Today Tonight| 26 Mar 2012

For many, suburban pockets like Bankstown in Sydney or Coburg in Melbourne are like countries within a country, with their own rules, their own dress code and their own language.

 

Australia to Get First Islamic Equity Fund

CAIRO – Putting Australia on the path to join the booming Islamic finance, a Muslim wealth manager is planning to establish the country’s first Shari`ah-compliant equity fund.


“As the market grows we’ll have more and more companies to invest in,” said Talal Yassime, managing director of Crescent Wealth, The Sydney Morning Herald reported Wednesday, October 5.

Yassime plans to launch a Shari`ah-compliant equity fund early next year.

 
 

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