The Syrian Girl Who Tweeted from a War Zone Has Made It to New York

The Syrian Girl Who Tweeted from a War Zone Has Made It to New York

Bana al-Abed and her mother, Fatemah, gained popularity last year for their daily tweets about life under siege, while airstrikes rained down on them and Aleppo.     Thankfully, their lives have now changed for the better because they’re no longer dictated by airstrikes and uncertainty. When Bana’s Twitter account started in September 2016, thousands shared messages […]

VIDEO: Egyptians Take Over New York’s Streets to Celebrate Qualifying for the World Cup

VIDEO: Egyptians Take Over New York’s Streets to Celebrate Qualifying for the World Cup

  A video has been making waves on the interwebz of a group of Egyptians in the streets of New York going absolutely nuts — in the best way there is — due to Egypt’s historic victory last night. The video has been shared by Dot Masr TV, and it has garnered over 7,400 likes […]

British Airways Under Twitter Fire for Losing Musical Gear of Mashrou3 Leila’s Violinist

British Airways Under Twitter Fire for Losing Musical Gear of Mashrou3 Leila’s Violinist

We’ve all been there. The worst feeling you could possibly ever have is traveling and reaching your destination without your luggage.   For a moment it feels like your life is ruined, you are helpless and it makes things ten times worse if your work equipment is in that lost luggage. That’s exactly what happened […]

AUrate: Meet the Female Business Moguls Behind the Ethical Gold Jewelry Brand

AUrate: Meet the Female Business Moguls Behind the Ethical Gold Jewelry Brand

Female entrepreneurs have been on the rise recently, and it has become truly inspirational for young women to witness this rise. Several female entrepreneurs are building and launching brands from scratch, and we are truly lucky to be alive to get to witness this.     Examples of females becoming moguls, matriarchs, business owners, and […]

Is Donald Trump Hosting an Iftar at Trump Towers?

Is Donald Trump Hosting an Iftar at Trump Towers?

  Would you believe us if we told you that US president Donald Trump is hosting an iftar for Ramadan? Of course you wouldn’t (we had to try though), but the next best thing is happening; activists are planning to troll the American president by hosting an iftar dinner outside NYC’s Trump Towers.   In an attempt […]

From Dubai to New York in Less Than 8 Hours with These Supersonic Flights

From Dubai to New York in Less Than 8 Hours with These Supersonic Flights

  A new supersonic plane has been announced in Dubai that will allow passengers to reach their destination in half the time.   We’re not joking. US-based company Boom has confirmed that it is working on supersonic jets that will cut the existing flight time from Dubai to London or Abu Dhabi to Sydney by half when […]

Dubai to Hang Upside-Down Skyscraper from an Asteroid

Dubai to Hang Upside-Down Skyscraper from an Asteroid

  Before you start wondering whether this is an early April’s fool joke or not, well, it’s not! That title you just read is true. Very true. A New York architecture firm has just revealed designs for a skyscraper that is suspended from an asteroid 31,068 miles above the Earth.   Can you guess which […]

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 […]

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, […]

Temraza Receives ‘Best Female Couture Designer’ at New York Fashion Week

Temraza Receives ‘Best Female Couture Designer’ at New York Fashion Week

  Last week, Egyptian designer Farida Temraz was merely a Best Female Couture Designer nominee, today she is a winner. Yup, you just read that right.     The award was given to Temraza as a tracking record of the designer’s hard work, red carpet appearances and overall achievement. “I still can’t believe it. I feel […]

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