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2015 Bentley Mulsanne

It used to be that “hand-built” was a syno­nym for shoddy. Buyers of six-figure luxury cars would know that their vehicles had been assembled by a cast of artisans sharing centuries of experience, but they wo...

What Is Riba

The literal translation of the Arabic word riba is increase, addition or growth, though it is usually translated as 'usury'. While English speakers usually understand usury as the charging of an exploitative in...

Afghanistan’s Hidden Gems

It is reckoned that as much as 60 percent of Afghanistan's gross domestic product has been generated from the presence of foreign troops over the past decade - either directly through military spending in the c...