As an American Muslim journalist, Sahar often finds herself being “othered” because she doesn’t fit into popular perception of what Muslims are, or, what she calls, the “Muslim box” built by Hollywood, the news industry and politicians. In this talk, she explains what being Muslim means to her and how the world’s 1.7 billion Muslims […]
The photographer explores the diverse narratives of the Canadian Muslim community. In the wake of Trump’s election and a subsequent rising tide of nationalistic sentiment worldwide, countries like Canada, France and more are experiencing growing levels of anti-Muslim rhetoric. After a memorable utterance from a guest speaker in her Women of Islam class – “Muslim […]
Surria Fadel leads a high-intensity body pump class at GoodLife Fitness in east Windsor, but for one month every year she does so with an extra caveat — not eating or drinking for the entire day. It’s a grueling workout at the best of times, but even tougher when fasting. Fadel is observing the Muslim […]
JEDDAH: Quba mosque has a special and unique place in the hearts of Muslims due to its association with the prophet Muhammed -peace be upon him- as it is the first mosque ever built. It is also known to be the second largest and prominent mosque in Madina after the Prophet’s Mosque. It is considered […]
The ceremony is part of the tradition set by Prophet Muhammad. Dignitaries clean the inside walls of the Kaaba using cloths dipped in Zamzam water mixed with Oud perfume, which are then used to wash the interior walls. Preparations for the washing start a day before the agreed date, with the mixing of Zamzam water […]
Malaysian artist Abdulhalim bin Omar uses Zamzam holy water to paint art that is distinguished for its unique Islamic style. Abdulhalim told Al Arabiya that he began drawing using Zamzam water five years ago after he attained a fatwa (religious edict) from Malaysia’s mufti. “He told me it was permissible, and I began to use […]
How The Halal Guys went from a single food truck to worldwide domination.
He’s British, he’s Muslim, he’s a Dentist. And he just rowed across the Atlantic.
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PORTLAND, Maine (Portland Press Herald/Taylor Vortherms) — Deering High sophomore Tabarek Kadhim wasn’t entirely comfortable about playing sports – but that’s changed now that the school is offering sports hijabs for female Muslim athletes. “I did not do any tennis until now because I was so nervous and shy about wearing my stylish hijab during […]
In 2012, Fatima her hometown, Damascus, after her husband was killed by regime forces. Unable to cross into Jordan with her two sons and daughters, the family went to Cairo, where they lived for three years, with the help of local Islamic charities. Fatima and her daughters did odd jobs sewing to earn money and […]
In Singapore’s bustling Bukit Merah Central area is a seemingly inconspicuous and humble stall offering delicious Halal food and even better inspiration. Aziema Muslim stall, run by Azizah and her younger sister, is always buzzing with people, especially during lunchtime. Azizah is a warm and bubbly Muslimah. She is the eldest of three siblings, and […]
BIRMINGHAM, MI – Today in Birmingham, a special fashion show is being held, to support a specific cause — Syrian refugees. All proceeds from “Breaking Barriers” will go toward funding a mission trip to Greece to help those displaced or trapped after fleeing Syria. The event organizer, Hoda Winkler, crafted the fashion and the show […]
My interview with Kareemah, an American Muslim woman travelling the world. Originally from Toledo, Ohio, she believes that travelling is the best way to eliminate stereotypes. You can find her online at http://hijabiglobetrotter.com
Who throws away plastic bags? These Nigerian women are turning them into fashion accessories.
This Somali Hijabi Model Is Breaking Barriers – Halima Aden.
The most beautiful thing about these four stellar beauty influencers is their power to shatter harmful stereotypes. Muslim vloggers Dina Tokio, Zukreat Nazar, Manal Chinutay, and Amena Khan have a combined following of over 4 million people. In a new video from Elle, these talented women open up about how they use their platform to […]
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Barber in Malaysia brings vintage haircuts to his shop. Subscribe now for more Elite Daily videos: http://elitedai.ly/1U1e1cw Produced by: Ryan Anderson, OXLAEY Translation by: Sharlia Nadia and Fitri Azan, OXLAEY Mastering by: Dan Wojahn, OXLAEY Edited by: Sam Wolf Senior Editor: Evan D. Newman Senior Producer, Isnights: Kevin Losani Executive Producer, Elite Daily: Tyler Gildin […]