Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) has launched a new service to collect Zakat money through the bank’s ATMs. SFW readers may recall that zakat is a form of obligatory tithing in Islam–and one of the eight acceptable destinations for zakat under Shariah is to those who are “fighting in the way of allah.” This is the second instance of zakat payments via ATM that we have reported on in the past 2 years or so…

http://www.emiratesweek.net/2010/08/2095

 

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