Middle East and North Africa

Middle East and North Africa

Qatar’s Islamic Finance Sector to Get Central Regulation

The Islamic finance sector in Qatar is moving towards a higher level: Efforts are underway to standardise and centralise the regulations for entire Islamic...

PIFSS Approves Merger of KFH and Bahrain Ahli Bank

The Public Institute for Social Security (PIFSS) has initially approved the merger of Kuwait Finance House and the Ahli United Bank (Bahrain), according to...

Kuwait Finance House- Bahrain Organizes a Specialized Blockchain Training Program

As part of its ongoing efforts to develop its human capital, while preemptively addressing the latest digitization developments in the banking industry, Kuwait Finance...

DFSA Signs an MoU with the Central Bank of Egypt

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) has signed an MoU with the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) to enhance cooperation between the two institutions...

UAE Banks Prove Resilience Again with Bumper Profits

UAE banks posted strong profits in the first half of 2019 and this trend is expected to continue in the second, with local and...

Uzbekistan is an Emerging Market for Islamic Finance

The Two Days Specialized Training Workshop on Takaful organized by AlHuda Centre of Islamic Banking and Economics was successfully concluded at Uzbekistan Banking Association,...