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Dubai Chocolatiers Launch Vegan Chocolate-Covered Dates for Ramadan

A Dubai-based chocolate company has launched a new line of vegan chocolates in honor of the month-long Islamic holiday, Ramadan.

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A Saudi Bill of Rights for Animals

The Saudi Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture has set up a ministerial committee to look into cases of torturing animals and birds at shops and farms.

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The Saudi Government Starts an Animal-Welfare Society

A few days ago the Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture announced the establishment of a society for animal welfare following the Ministry of Labor and Social Development’s approval.

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Watch Kids Confronted With What We Do To Animals

Children face the truth. So powerful.

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The Fishermen Saving Pakistan’s Island Dogs

The island has no food or fresh water but, in a country where many consider dogs unclean, a group of fishermen brings them what they need to stay alive.

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Fatwa on Animal Sacrifices

The Imam said that the animal sacrifice is not a must, and that one could pay a third of the value of a sheep in cash, instead to the poor and the needy.

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An Imam in Istanbul Has Opened Up His Mosque as a Warm Home to the City’s Stray Cats

Efe is well known in the city for his “good humour and diligence”, the Daily Sabah reports – but a video Efe took of a mother cat taking her kittens from the street into the safety of the mosque has given his everyday acts of compassion a global audience.

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Vegetarian Muslim: Turning Away From a Meat-Based Diet

My reasons for moving towards a plant-based diet didn’t happen overnight as some people I know.

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Animal Sacrifice or Blood Orgy?

Sacrifice inherently means that you part with something that is very close to your heart and experience a certain degree of pain during the process.

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Is There Such a Thing as ‘Halal’ Foie Gras?

As a Muslim who grew up in the Indo-Pak subcontinent, I was appalled when I read that some retailers in France have started marketing so-called “halal foie gras” to the area’s growing Muslim community. I would argue that this term is as deceptive as “halal pork” would be.

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