Daesh Claims Responsibility for the Las Vegas Concert Shooting

Daesh Claims Responsibility for the Las Vegas Concert Shooting

A gunman firing from a Las Vegas hotel rained a rapid-fire barrage on a huge outdoor festival on Sunday night, sending thousands of people fleeing until SWAT units found and killed him. More than 50 victims lost their lives, and at least 200 others were wounded, The Guardian reported.     An online video of […]

Bringing Middle Eastern Capital to the US Startup Ecosystem: A New Arab Story

Bringing Middle Eastern Capital to the US Startup Ecosystem: A New Arab Story

by Nadine Arab

Strategic investment firm Arab Angel Fund (AAF) has successfully raised an additional $15 million to close its flagship fund at $25 million. If you don’t know what AAF is, let us enlighten you. It is an early stage venture capital firm that focuses on investment opportunities in startups in North America, to help facilitate their […]

This Podcast Is About Being Unapologetically Muslim in America, and We Absolutely Love It

This Podcast Is About Being Unapologetically Muslim in America, and We Absolutely Love It

Being Muslim in America is watching the country praise Muhammad Ali one day and an outpour of Islamophobic comments the next. It’s turning off the television for the sake of your sanity. It’s being hesitant to wear your hijab, when you don’t need to be, all because you’re not sure whether people are ready to […]

The Muslim Youth Camp of California: An Inside Look at Young Muslims in the US

The Muslim Youth Camp of California: An Inside Look at Young Muslims in the US

Founded in 1961, the Muslim Youth Camp of California was the nation’s first sleepaway camp of its kind, an early experiment that mixed Islamic studies and rustic Americana. With a history stretching from Presidents John F. Kennedy to Donald Trump, the camp has helped shape the identities of thousands of Muslim children, many of whom […]

A Muslim Woman Made It on the Cover of Time Magazine and People Are Rejoicing

A Muslim Woman Made It on the Cover of Time Magazine and People Are Rejoicing

by Fadila El Karrany

Time magazine recently released pictures from their yet to come issue and people were in for a shock – the good kind – because a Muslim woman made it on their cover for the very first time. Women generally – Muslim women specifically – are rejoicing for this major step forwards in the world of […]

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 […]

The Saudi Royal Air Force Just Booked Themselves This Vegas Hotel for an Entire Month

The Saudi Royal Air Force Just Booked Themselves This Vegas Hotel for an Entire Month

  The W Hotel in Las Vegas has been booked for the entire month of August by guests that may not be the typical Vegas party-goers; the Royal Saudi Air Force. All of the hotel’s facilities (bars, pools, etc.) will be closed to the public during that time. Moreover, three large portraits of women have already […]

US Lifts Electronics Ban From Etihad Airways Flights

US Lifts Electronics Ban From Etihad Airways Flights

Written By: Abdulhameed Afifi

  American officials have just exempted Etihad Airways from a ban on laptops and other types of electronics on some flights bound for the United States, restrictions instituted in March because of concerns that Daesh was developing a bomb that could potentially be hidden in portable devices.   The Abu Dhabi-based airline’s “electronics ban” was lifted after it implemented […]

US Sells F-15 Jets to Qatar

US Sells F-15 Jets to Qatar

  On Wednesday June 15th, Doha and Washington signed a $12 billion Arms Deal, amidst the ongoing Gulf Crisis. The deal states that the US is to sell Qatar as many as 36  “F-15QA fighter aircraft.”     The Pentagon stated that the deal “will give Qatar a state of the art capability and increase […]

This Ramadan Energy Bar Is All You Need for Sohour

This Ramadan Energy Bar Is All You Need for Sohour

by Farah Andil

Every Ramadan we witness a range of creative food ideas, whether it’s a new konafa topping or a new sohour trend, the holy month is just full of (delicious) surprises.   This year, an innovative Swiss-based company found a solution for our zombie-like state of mind while fasting.     Imran Posner and Farid Sanders […]

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