US Sells F-15 Jets to Qatar

US Sells F-15 Jets to Qatar

  On Wednesday June 15th, Doha and Washington signed a $12 billion Arms Deal, amidst the ongoing Gulf Crisis. The deal states that the US is to sell Qatar as many as 36  “F-15QA fighter aircraft.”     The Pentagon stated that the deal “will give Qatar a state of the art capability and increase […]

Trump Offers to Help Qatar with Its Regional Conflict

Trump Offers to Help Qatar with Its Regional Conflict

by Farah Andil

President Trump has just changed his stance regarding Qatar, a day after praising Gulf nations for breaking diplomatic ties with Doha, because he’s, well, Trump.   Last Tuesday, he tweeted that he reached an understanding with Middle Eastern leaders regarding the financial source behind terrorism — Qatar.     Trump  also seemed very optimistic regarding Saudi Arabia’s […]

Gap Features a Hijabi Model in Their Summer 2017 Campaign

Gap Features a Hijabi Model in Their Summer 2017 Campaign

To launch our new summer collection, we set out exploring, from coast to coast. Along the way we met truly amazing people (like you). Brave and loving, funny and powerful, complex and strong. You are Gap. And this is our portrait of an American summer. #IAmGap A post shared by Gap (@gap) on May 2, […]

VIDEO: What It Means to Go Through an Airport While Wearing a Hijab

VIDEO: What It Means to Go Through an Airport While Wearing a Hijab

  With all the Islamophobia that has been rising lately, being hijabi and traveling could be a scary prospect for some.   Travel blogger Muslim Travel Girl has decided to do something about it and help her Muslim sisters while traveling, simply because traveling for hijabi women should not be worrying.   In her latest […]

6 Cinco de Mayo Recipes You Absolutely Need to Try This Year

6 Cinco de Mayo Recipes You Absolutely Need to Try This Year

If you’re going to be breaking out the tequila come Cinco de Mayo, it’s only responsible to make sure you have plenty of food on hand. But before we get to that, it’s only right for you know what Cinco de Mayo actually is. Why? Because, just like some of our team, you probably don’t know […]

US Might Be Having Its First Muslim Egyptian American Governor

US Might Be Having Its First Muslim Egyptian American Governor

  With Trump’s government taking over the States to “make America great again,” the minorities, especially Arabs and Muslims, are being silenced more and more each day.   On February 9th, 2017, 32-year-old Egyptian American doctor Abdul El-Sayed announced that he’ll resign as a health director to run for governor of Michigan in the 2018 […]

6 Things Arabs Should Know When Moving to Los Angeles

6 Things Arabs Should Know When Moving to Los Angeles

  Thinking of moving to the City of Angels? Yes, picking apartments might not seem like the hardest thing in the world because, hello, they have some of the best apartments in LA, but picking a place to live cannot be done without considering details (really) carefully, especially when it comes to our Arab pickiness. […]

Meet Amaya Diggins, the 10-Year-Old Muslim Entrepreneur of Hijabi Fits

Meet Amaya Diggins, the 10-Year-Old Muslim Entrepreneur of Hijabi Fits

  Is it okay to fangirl over a 10-year-old? We frankly do not care what your answer to that question is because we’re doing it anyway. This fabulous 10-year-old entrepreneur launched Hijabi Fits, a hijab company for teens and tweens. In this time and age, many kids are all over social media doing the same darn thing: […]

Google Features Famous Belly Dancer Samia Gamal and It’s Beautiful

Google Features Famous Belly Dancer Samia Gamal and It’s Beautiful

  Google is famous for their doodles, taking a minute to celebrate and pay homage to greatness in all its forms, this one really struck my eye. Samia Gamal, the famous Egyptian belly dancer/actress played alongside some of the biggest names in Arab Hollywood, even staring with the likes of Dalida on her first role. […]

Why America Needs ‘Hijabis of New York’ Now More Than Ever

Why America Needs ‘Hijabis of New York’ Now More Than Ever

  We all know what a great page Humans of New York is and have obsessed over the stories on it countless of times. Well, it’s now time for your newest obsession: Hijabis of New York.       Hijabis of New York aims to celebrate hijabi women by giving them a platform on which […]

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