I Wear My Hijab with Understanding and Pride, and So Should You

I Wear My Hijab with Understanding and Pride, and So Should You

by Marwa Khalifa

This piece of cloth I wear every single day on my head is what defines me, it is what tells others who I am and what my beliefs are. The hijab is about modernity and modesty. I was really scared, scared of not being able to commit to it. I was scared because I travel a […]

Singapore’s First Female President Is Muslim

Singapore’s First Female President Is Muslim

  Halimah Yacob, a Muslim Malay, will be sworn in today as Singapore’s eighth president after being one of the only candidates that could meet the stringent eligibility rules for the six-year post.   In this particular election, only candidates from the minority Malay group were able to qualify. Malays form just over 13% of […]

Stop Telling Girls That Marrying This Version of Ramadan Sobhy Is Goals

Stop Telling Girls That Marrying This Version of Ramadan Sobhy Is Goals

Habiba Ekramy and Ramadan Sohby tied the knot this last weekend, and Egyptian social media users went crazy over the union. This was unsurprising, however, considering how much Egyptians fanatically love football.       While pictures and videos were shared live from the wedding, what was also shared was a collage showing pictures of […]

Muslim Teen Flawlessly Shuts down Islamophobic Nonsense by Texting Her Dad

Muslim Teen Flawlessly Shuts down Islamophobic Nonsense by Texting Her Dad

A few days ago a 17 year-old Muslim girl by the name of Lamyaa- residing in Pennsylvania tweeted a screenshot of an iMessage conversation she had with her father.     The conversation she tweeted was one that involved Lamyaa asking her father a direct question regarding his reaction and/or opinion should she decide to […]

China Bans Veils and Long Beards in an Attempt to Stop Muslim Extremists

China Bans Veils and Long Beards in an Attempt to Stop Muslim Extremists

  China has banned long beards and wearing veils in a clampdown on what they claim is religious extremism in the Western province of Xinjiang. The ban, which will be in action starting Saturday, also includes abnormal beards (sorry hipsters), names, and extremist signs.     The ban is extremely problematic since Xinjiang is home to […]

Wrap My Hijab Music Video Reveals Sickening ‘Hijabiphobia’

by Rana Elhawary

Last week, Mona Haydar — a veiled, Muslim, pregnant, Syrian-American — released a music video commemorating the very first official International Muslim Woman’s Day. Haydar released the video hoping it would combat certain stereotypes regarding veiled women being passive, oppressed, and voiceless.   This is one of those situations when the intention of the artist […]

This Indonesian Designer Chose All-Hijabi Models for Her NYFW Runway Show

This Indonesian Designer Chose All-Hijabi Models for Her NYFW Runway Show

NYFW/FALL/WINTER/2017 Alhamdulillah, finally! 🙏🏻💕 Thank you so much team, for your hardwork and prayer. Thank you our official makeup, Wardah, for your endless support. From Indonesia to the world, we are proudly present, “DRAMA” 🇮🇩🌏 #ProudIndonesia #ProudTeamAH Sponsored by @wardahbeauty @kbriwashdc @indonesiancreativehub @wolipop @indonesiafashiongallery_nyc KJRI NYC🇲🇨 #AnniesaHasibuan #AnniesaHasibuanOfficial #Drama #NewYorkFashionWeek2017 #NYFW #AHxNYFW #AHxWardah #WardahYOUniverse #TheEleganceTouchandBeauty […]

4 Arab Reasons Lindsay Lohan Deleted All Her Instagram Pictures

4 Arab Reasons Lindsay Lohan Deleted All Her Instagram Pictures

  Muslims around the world are welcoming a new sister to their religion — Lindsay Lohan — whom they believe has converted to Islam. Nothing has been confirmed, but what we know is that the Mean Girl actress moved to Dubai and wiped her Instagram account clean and wrote “Alaikum salam” in her bio (meaning […]

This Hijabi 3arouset ElMouled Is the Last Common Sense Egypt Ever Had

This Hijabi 3arouset ElMouled Is the Last Common Sense Egypt Ever Had

Why is this happening? AlMawlid AlNabawy is hours away and there is worse news than the price of El3abd’s sweets, the 3arouset ElMouled’s horrific sense of fashion. While the hijabi doll appeared a couple of years ago and many found it cute and relevant, this year the following photos have been circulating on social media like crazy […]

Aya Mostafa Shuts Down Her Haters Like a Boss After Taking Her Veil Off

Aya Mostafa Shuts Down Her Haters Like a Boss After Taking Her Veil Off

Just two weeks ago, video blogger Aya Mostafa became one of the most talked about women on social media after she decided to take off her veil. Mostafa felt the need to explain her unexpected move to her 5 million followers and it did not end well. The followers who used to fall on the […]

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