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Saudi Arabia warns of military action if Qatar gets Russian missiles: Report

Saudi Arabia warns of military action if Qatar gets Russian missiles: Report

Saudi Arabia has threatened military action against Qatar if it goes ahead and acquires Russia’s top of the range S-400 air defence missile system, Le Monde daily reported. Citing information it had obtained, Le Monde said Friday that Riyadh had written to French President Emmanuel Macron asking him to intervene to prevent the deal going ahead and to help […]

IMF: Will add Islamic finance to market surveillance in 2019

IMF: Will add Islamic finance to market surveillance in 2019

The International Monetary Fund said Friday it will incorporate Islamic finance into its financial sector assessments of select countries starting next year, aiming to improve regulation in the growing sector. The IMF has traditionally focused on conventional banking, but it has been increasingly engaging with regulators in countries where Islamic finance is now deemed to […]