You Won’t Believe What ‘The Raw Story’ Did with This Journalist’s Photo

You Won’t Believe What ‘The Raw Story’ Did with This Journalist’s Photo

  In a stunningly bad misstep, news website ‘The Raw Story’ used a picture of journalist Noor Tagouri as the featured image in an article titled, “Wife of Pulse nightclub killer Omar Mateen arrested.”   Tagouri is not Mateen’s wife.     It seems the website thought any old image of a Muslim-looking woman would […]

4 Arab Reasons Lindsay Lohan Deleted All Her Instagram Pictures

4 Arab Reasons Lindsay Lohan Deleted All Her Instagram Pictures

  Muslims around the world are welcoming a new sister to their religion — Lindsay Lohan — whom they believe has converted to Islam. Nothing has been confirmed, but what we know is that the Mean Girl actress moved to Dubai and wiped her Instagram account clean and wrote “Alaikum salam” in her bio (meaning […]

US Teacher Urged People to Vote for Trump So Muslims Can Be “Butchered”

US Teacher Urged People to Vote for Trump So Muslims Can Be “Butchered”

  A US high school teacher is facing massive backlash for a series of Facebook posts that targeted Muslims, gays and other minority groups. He encouraged people to vote for Donald Trump so Muslims would be “butchered.”     The offensive posts were allegedly made by Dan Close, who teaches American History and Government at Dewey High […]

This Peace House Video Fights Islamophobia with Humor

This Peace House Video Fights Islamophobia with Humor

  As Islamophobia continues to rise in countries such as the US, there seems to be more and more stories of Muslims getting kicked off of flights for being, well, Muslim…   Only last week, YouTube Star Adam Saleh was kicked off of a Delta flight for speaking to his mother in Arabic on the […]

Parents Explaining What Being Muslim Means Today Will Break Your Heart

Parents Explaining What Being Muslim Means Today Will Break Your Heart

Being a Muslim in the Middle East is no walk in the park. The constant acts of terrorism and hatred make it very difficult for outsiders to see the peaceful and selfless religion we believe in. You have a constant urge to defend your faith, your belief and assure everyone around you that Islam is […]

Muslim Celebrities Explain What It Actually Means to Be Muslim

Muslim Celebrities Explain What It Actually Means to Be Muslim

by Soad Farah

  What does it mean to be Muslim? Vox Media joined forces with The New York Community Trust and Ford Foundation to give everyone a peek into the secret life of Muslims, and the results are absolutely amazing.   The video shows prominent Muslim Americans, from Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad to Glee star Iqbal Theba […]

FATE: Families Unite Against Terrorism and Extremism

FATE: Families Unite Against Terrorism and Extremism

  If you’re one of those who doesn’t believe that sending vaguely precise drones, intervening in Syria, closing Western borders, or electing Trump is the solution to terrorism, you’re going to like FATE.     Families Against Terrorism and Extremism (FATE) is the biggest grassroots anti-extremism network in the world. It is one of the rare straight […]

Sheikh Mohammed Fills His Private Jet with Aid and Sends It to Haiti

Sheikh Mohammed Fills His Private Jet with Aid and Sends It to Haiti

  We can’t get enough of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s humanitarian efforts – and his latest act is no exception. The ruler of Dubai and Vice President of the UAE has sent his private jet to Haiti and loaded it with Dhs1.3 million of emergency supplies to help the Haitians after the nation was left […]

Youssef ElHosseiny Brings Debate to the Table: Praying Gama3a in the Playground

Youssef ElHosseiny Brings Debate to the Table: Praying Gama3a in the Playground

  So, Egyptian host Youssef ElHosseiny dedicated a segment of his TV Show “Al-Saada Al-Mo7taramoon” to criticize the photos surfaced on the Egyptian social media of an elementary school practicing congregational (or gamaa3a) prayer led by their principal in the playground, that were originally posted with the captions “Islamic pride” and “Good for them.”   […]

Two Muslim Girls Offered ‘Free Hugs’ at a Trump Rally

Two Muslim Girls Offered ‘Free Hugs’ at a Trump Rally

  Hajer Sbehawi, 25, and her 12-year-old sister offered free hugs to Donald Trump supporters waiting to get into his rally in Novi, Michigan, on Friday. The older sister told BuzzFeed that in about 15 minutes she got five hugs only, which made her sad. Their goal was to at least give out 1000 hugs.   Everyone was lined up waiting […]

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