American Museum Explores the Power of Felines in Ancient Egypt

American Museum Explores the Power of Felines in Ancient Egypt

By Reem Tolba

  A collection of feline artwork is currently on display at the Smithsonian Institution’s Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in Washington, DC. “Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt” is a superb collection that explores Ancient Egyptian feline themes in mythology, kingship and even everyday life.     Ever since the era of Ancient Egypt, cats became […]

Mick Jagger’s New Girlfriend Is Kuwaiti, and That’s Not All

Mick Jagger’s New Girlfriend Is Kuwaiti, and That’s Not All

By Reem Tolba

  The Rolling Stones’ legendary vocalist, Mick Jagger, is reportedly dating 22-year-old Kuwaiti film producer, Noor Alfallah.   According to The Daily Mail, Jagger went on several number of dates with Alfallah while the band was on their “No Filter” tour in Paris.     “Mick still has his legendary charm, but even the band […]

Saudi Arabia to Reopen Some of Yemen’s Sea and Airports After International Outrage

Saudi Arabia to Reopen Some of Yemen’s Sea and Airports After International Outrage

By Reem Tolba

  Almost two weeks ago, Yemen’s Shiites rebels, known as Houthis, fired four ballistic missiles that were intercepted near Riyadh’s global airport. In response to that, the Saudi-led coalition closed down Yemen’s land, sea and airports a week ago. This blockade was deemed hysterical to Yemenis as it hindered the UN aid to the state. […]

Meet the Family That’s Curing Egyptians’ Homesickness in Canada

Meet the Family That’s Curing Egyptians’ Homesickness in Canada

by Rana El Hawary

  Whether you left Egypt to study for college, work, live, or basically any other possible reason, one thing is for sure; you’ll feel homesick, especially for mama’s cooking. Canada’s Maha’s Kitchen found a solution for this.     “My children, Monika and Mark, were completing their university degrees in Canada, when I told them […]

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 […]

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