Donald Trump’s Son-In-Law Made a Secret Visit to Saudi Arabia

Donald Trump’s Son-In-Law Made a Secret Visit to Saudi Arabia

by Reem Tolba

  Last Sunday, a White House official stated to CNN that Jared Kushner, Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior advisor, along with Deputy National Security Advisor Dina Powell, and Special Representative for International Negotiations Jason Greenblatt arrived to Saudi Arabia last week to further discuss peace talks concerning the Middle East.   They supposedly flew on […]

Basic Hijabi: We Talk to the Instagram Sensation About Her 40,000 Followers, Islamophobia and Being Muslim and American

Basic Hijabi: We Talk to the Instagram Sensation About Her 40,000 Followers, Islamophobia and Being Muslim and American

by Meriam Raouf

A post shared by Touria (@basichijabi) on Oct 14, 2017 at 7:31am PDT   We talked to Instagram wunderkind Touria Mrani-Talbi, the 17-year-old girl behind the popular Instagram account, @basichijabi.   Toria talks Islamophobic DMs, why she wears hijab, and the shock of having 40,000 followers before going to college.     Q: Let me […]

Dreamers: What Trump’s Latest Policy Might Mean for Arabs

Dreamers: What Trump’s Latest Policy Might Mean for Arabs

  On Tuesday, Donald Trump terminated DACA, the Obama-era program that protects the so-called Dreamers from deportation, putting the fate of nearly 800,000 young, undocumented immigrants into uncertainty.   To begin with, for those who do not know what DACA is, it stands for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. It is an American immigration policy founded by […]

Can the Face of Terrorism Ever Be White?

Can the Face of Terrorism Ever Be White?

This past weekend – dating from the 11th to the 12th of August, 2017 – has marked a dark couple of days in the history of the United States of America. White supremacist/racist protesters took the streets of West Virginia by storm. According to the New York Times – and several other news sources – […]

Trump Offers to Help Qatar with Its Regional Conflict

Trump Offers to Help Qatar with Its Regional Conflict

by Farah Andil

President Trump has just changed his stance regarding Qatar, a day after praising Gulf nations for breaking diplomatic ties with Doha, because he’s, well, Trump.   Last Tuesday, he tweeted that he reached an understanding with Middle Eastern leaders regarding the financial source behind terrorism — Qatar.     Trump  also seemed very optimistic regarding Saudi Arabia’s […]

Why Did Donald Trump Pick Saudi Arabia as His First Trip Overseas?

Why Did Donald Trump Pick Saudi Arabia as His First Trip Overseas?

Donald Trump’s first trip overseas as the American president was to Saudi Arabia. Many — including us — were astonished by his decision, but as we take a closer to the visit and how beneficial it is to the American/Saudi relations, we were proven otherwise.   Not only did Trump’s visit seal a massive weapons […]

Ivanka Trump Praises Women’s Right Progress in Saudi Arabia

Ivanka Trump Praises Women’s Right Progress in Saudi Arabia

  One thing Saudi Arabia has been known for since the beginning of time is their female citizens’ limited freedom. There is strict segregation of sexes in public places and women are still not allowed to drive. During Donald Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia, daughter and advisor, Ivanka Trump, spoke about women empowerment at Riyadh’s Tuwaiq […]

Social Media Hilariously Reacts to Ivanka Trump in Saudi Arabia

Social Media Hilariously Reacts to Ivanka Trump in Saudi Arabia

President Trump is currently visiting Saudi Arabia to negotiate a new arms deal. Arabic social media users however – specifically Saudis and Egyptians – decided this was an opportune moment for some hilarious memes, under the hashtag “#بنت_ترامب” (this translates into #Trump’s_Daughter).   The hashtag has been the number one trend in Saudi Arabia. Here […]

Donald Trump Doing a Sword Dance in Saudi Arabia Is the Cringiest Thing You’ll Watch Today

Donald Trump Doing a Sword Dance in Saudi Arabia Is the Cringiest Thing You’ll Watch Today

  Donald Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia commenced this weekend, and the US President is already causing chatter — mainly because of his dance moves.   Trump and his secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, attempted to get their groove on with Saudi saber bearers during a traditional welcoming sword dance, seemingly celebrating the multibillion arms […]

Donald Trump Arrives in Saudi Arabia on First Overseas Visit of Presidency

Donald Trump Arrives in Saudi Arabia on First Overseas Visit of Presidency

  US President, Donald Trump, has touched down in Saudi Arabia on Saturday morning as he sought to escape, if just briefly, the scandals and the chaos that have engulfed his administration back home.   Stepping off Air Force One in 38 degrees Celsius heat with his wife Melania, Mr Trump and his entourage received […]

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