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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
by Salma Iraqui
Just when you think that Donald Trump’s supporters can’t get any worse, they surprisingly do. Three drunk men who shouted Trump’s name attacked a woman and tried to remove her hijab. in New York City. This act is not the first to take place since the appearance of Trump in the American political scene […]
Located in 141 East 96th Street, New York, Gyro96 has been spreading the fragrances that would sweep Egyptians living in New York off their feet and carry them in a moment of nostalgia to the motherland with its delicious cuisines.
For all the Art lovers out there. It is finally out! Yes the infamous Armory Arts Week has been announced for 2013 and it couldn’t be more exciting. For all those who have no idea what I am talking about but just like pretty things and don’t mind experimenting and doing something different. Every March […]
Manhattan… If there was one place I never thought I’d end up in, it’s this city, I often imagined myself living in the weirdest places on earth, from Prague to Brisbane to Phuket, but not NYC… Twenty seven years of living in cairo, having never been outside of the Egyptian borders, the moment I stepped […]