Organizers of a planned bank in a Detroit suburb want to attract the area's Muslims with a product few banks would dare to offer - interest-free financing for homes.

Assuming it gains regulatory approval, Amana Bank plans to open in East Dearborn by December with an initial capitalization of up to $9 million. Soon after, Amana - which means "trust" in Arabic - plans to begin offering a mortgage-type product for Muslims, whose religion prohibits them from paying interest.

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