Meet the Woman Behind New York’s First Beauty Salon for Hijabis

Meet the Woman Behind New York’s First Beauty Salon for Hijabis

  Muslim women can really let their hair down at this salon. Huda Quhshi, 37, opened New York’s first female-only beauty salon catering to hijab-clad clients.   As it’s forbidden in Islam for women to show their hair to men outside the family, visiting hair salons can be difficult. Quhshi, who wears a hijab herself, […]

This Indonesian Designer Chose All-Hijabi Models for Her NYFW Runway Show

This Indonesian Designer Chose All-Hijabi Models for Her NYFW Runway Show

NYFW/FALL/WINTER/2017 Alhamdulillah, finally! 🙏🏻💕 Thank you so much team, for your hardwork and prayer. Thank you our official makeup, Wardah, for your endless support. From Indonesia to the world, we are proudly present, “DRAMA” 🇮🇩🌏 #ProudIndonesia #ProudTeamAH Sponsored by @wardahbeauty @kbriwashdc @indonesiancreativehub @wolipop @indonesiafashiongallery_nyc KJRI NYC🇲🇨 #AnniesaHasibuan #AnniesaHasibuanOfficial #Drama #NewYorkFashionWeek2017 #NYFW #AHxNYFW #AHxWardah #WardahYOUniverse #TheEleganceTouchandBeauty […]

VIDEO: Saudi Man Arrested While Attempting to Set Fire to Kaaba

VIDEO: Saudi Man Arrested While Attempting to Set Fire to Kaaba

by Salma Hossam

  A video circulating on social media shows security forces apprehending a Saudi man in front of the Kabaa in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, on Monday night.     The man, a Saudi citizen in his 40s, “poured petrol on himself and tried to set it alight”, said Major Sameh Al Salami, police spokesman at the Grand […]

US-based Artist Captures Powerful Portraits Of Refugee Children

US-based Artist Captures Powerful Portraits Of Refugee Children

by Salma Hossam

  United States President Donald Trump, 24: Legacy, Islamophobics and others have painted refugees as the bad guys. In reality, they’re people, just like every single one of us, fleeing desperate situations in their home countries.   A new exhibit, titled “Refuge,” brings this juxtaposition to light by showcasing the refugee children who stand to lose […]

Being Young, Female and Muslim in the UK

Being Young, Female and Muslim in the UK

  With everyone focusing on President Trump’s executive order to ban people from traveling to the United States from seven major Muslim countries, everyone seemed to forget that racism and Islamophobia doesn’t just exist in the land of the brave. On the other side of the world, the UK to be specific, it may be […]

London Mayor Sadiq Khan Urges World Leaders to Speak out Against Trump’s Muslim Ban

London Mayor Sadiq Khan Urges World Leaders to Speak out Against Trump’s Muslim Ban

London’s Mayor, Sadiq Khan, has informed all senior diplomats that the international community must show “moral leadership” by speaking out against Donald Trump’s Muslim ban.     Khan will urge global leaders to condemn the US President’s “cruel, prejudiced and counterproductive” policy as he hosts the largest ever gathering of ambassadors and dignitaries at City Hall.   […]

23 Signs Against #MuslimBan That Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity

23 Signs Against #MuslimBan That Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity

by Salma Hossam

US President Donald Trump’s executive order banning immigration from seven Muslim countries for four months, refugees for three months, and Syrians indefinitely has become known as the “Muslim Ban,” and everyone is talking about it. We’ve compiled a list of signs we’ve seen during protests in the US that just need to be shared. Here […]

Jordan’s King Abdullah to Be First Arab Leader to Meet with Trump’s Administration

Jordan’s King Abdullah to Be First Arab Leader to Meet with Trump’s Administration

    Jordan’s King Abdullah II is to begin a working visit to Washington today, three days after US President Donald Trump temporarily banned entry to the US from seven Muslim-majority countries – Jordan isn’t among the countries affected by Trump’s immigration order – and suspended the refugee resettlement program.   According to Sputnik, King […]

Olympian Mo Farah’s #MuslimBan Post Is a Heartbreaking and Powerful Statement

Olympian Mo Farah’s #MuslimBan Post Is a Heartbreaking and Powerful Statement

  Making his voice heard. Olympian Mo Farah wrote an emotional post about how Donald Trump’s refugee ban will directly affect his family, sharing his words via Facebook on Sunday, January 29.   Trump’s executive order suspended entry of all refugees for 120 days, barred Syrian refugees indefinitely and blocked entry into the U.S. for 90 […]

Airbnb Offers Free Housing to Those Affected by the #MuslimBan

Airbnb Offers Free Housing to Those Affected by the #MuslimBan

  Airbnb, the hotel alternative service, is stepping up with a free offer for travelers not allowed into the United States, due to President Donald Trump’s ban on Syrian refugees and immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim nations. On Friday and Saturday, an estimated 100 to 200 people were prohibited from entering the US.     Brian Chesky, […]

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