Marie Le Pen Might Be France’s next President, and Arabs Should Care

Marie Le Pen Might Be France’s next President, and Arabs Should Care

The results of the first round of the French Presidential Elections are in, and Emmanuel Macron is in the lead with 23.9% of the vote, and Marie Le Pen is in second place with 21.4% of the vote.     This means that Macron and Le Pen will be going head to head for the […]

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center Celebrates 10th Anniversary in the Most Special Way

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center Celebrates 10th Anniversary in the Most Special Way

  As if you needed a reason to visit Abu Dhabi. Hajj: Memories of a Journey, an exhibition that tells the story and history of Makkah and the rituals of Haj, will open on September 19, at the grounds of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.   Organised by the mosque, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary, and […]

Egypt Announces 60% Increase in Prices of Ramadan Lanterns

Egypt Announces 60% Increase in Prices of Ramadan Lanterns

  Ramadan is just around the corner and we can’t help but anticipate another insane increase in prices. This year, any changes in prices would be very difficult for citizens, considering the economic status of the country. Lanterns are already making a comeback in the market, but the prices are ridiculous.   According to Egypt […]

Why Egypt Needs to Stop Fighting Terrorists, and Start Fighting Terrorism

Why Egypt Needs to Stop Fighting Terrorists, and Start Fighting Terrorism

  A few days have passed since the horrific church bombings that took place in Egypt’s Tanta governorate and Alexandria governorate. Accordingly, it is now time for a sober reflection on the question of fighting terrorists. This question is one that Egypt has been asked and forced to answer.   Firstly, there seems to be […]

Egypt’s State Council Claims Fajr Prayer Is Invalid for Muslims All over the World

Egypt’s State Council Claims Fajr Prayer Is Invalid for Muslims All over the World

  The Egyptian Administrative Court is looking into a lawsuit by an Egyptian Imam who’s demanding the state to amend the time of Fajr (dawn) prayer, as it usually starts way before its time, which automatically invalidates any Muslim’s prayer.   According to Al-Ahram, the Imam, who is from Monufia governorate, is filing an urgent […]

UAE Expats Celebrate 77th National Day of Pakistan

UAE Expats Celebrate 77th National Day of Pakistan

by Ahmed ElShehy

Wishing you all a very happy #PakistanDay! Our country was built upon the values of unity, faith, and discipline. Let’s resolve to live by them in everything we do. #23rdMarch A post shared by Hassan Sheheryar Yasin (@hassanhsy) on Mar 23, 2017 at 12:47am PDT   Pakistani expatriates have come together in large numbers at […]

The Middle East to Have Its First Smart and Green Mosque Soon

The Middle East to Have Its First Smart and Green Mosque Soon

  In this day and age where everything is pretty much related to technology, it was only about time for a smart and green mosque to become a thing.   The UAE have been paving the way for the Middle East and the world when it comes to smart technology. From robo cops to driverless […]

European Court of Justice: Companies CAN Ban Women for Wearing Hijab

European Court of Justice: Companies CAN Ban Women for Wearing Hijab

  Two women were fired from their jobs in France and Belgium for wearing headscarves. The case was brought to the European Court of Justice (EU’s version of the ICJ) and the court’s decision was a huge surprise for everyone, especially Muslim women.   The court ruled that it is within the rights of the […]

Nike Is Set to Launch the ‘Pro Hijab’ Line for Muslim Female Athletes

Nike Is Set to Launch the ‘Pro Hijab’ Line for Muslim Female Athletes

  As one of the biggest global sportswear brands, Nike has been working towards being more inclusive of all athletes and sports lovers around the world. Earlier this month, Swoosh officially launched its plus-size sportswear range for women. Moving forward, the company is about to release an all-new Pro Hijab line designed for Muslim female athletes.     “Nike’s […]

Everyone in the Netherlands Is Obsessed with This Teen Syrian Refugee’s Voice

Everyone in the Netherlands Is Obsessed with This Teen Syrian Refugee’s Voice

by Mohamed Rashed

  Jean, a 13 year-old Syrian refugee, is a living reminder that there’s light at the end of every tunnel.   Jean and his family have gone through a lot of horrors and obstacles; from leaving their lives and abandoning everything they’ve owned back home, to luckily making it to the Netherlands and living in […]

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