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Guess who came to this Syrian refugee graduation party?

Guess who came to this Syrian refugee graduation party?

Syrian refugee has finally graduated as a doctor in London. It took him 10 years, four countries and 21 homes after first starting medical school.  Dr Tirej Brimo, 27, was congratulated by London’s Mayor Sadiq Khan at his graduation ceremony in St George’s University in Britain. He chose to specialise in emergency medicine or trauma […]

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Mr Egypt won the most handsome man in the world

Mr Egypt won the most handsome man in the world

Egypt’s Mustafa Galal Elizali was crown ‘Man of the World’ in the pageant that took place in the Philippines. He won over 27 other male candidates from all over the world.  Second runner-up is from Vietnam and 3-rd – from Palestine.    After winning ‘Man of the World’ title, Elizali posted an emotional video in Arabic and […]

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Why Afghan women are never called by names

Why Afghan women are never called by names

Women in Afghanistan are rarely called by their names according to Afghan traditions. They are normally referred to as the daughter, sisters, aunties, mothers, Ms and so on. Names called out publicly might even sometimes be considered as an insult to a woman. According to some reports, recording a mother’s name on a birth certificate […]

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Fantastic story of blind Iraqi refugee graduated from Cambridge

Fantastic story of blind Iraqi refugee graduated from Cambridge

A blind Iraqi boy whose family took a refuge in UK in 1995 successfully graduated from Cambridge. Allan Hennessy, 22, has completed his law degree in the top university in the world with flying colours. He arrived in the UK  over 20 years ago from war-torn Iraq, ruled then by Saddam Hussain. He was born completely blind […]

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Saudi prince arrested over citizens’ abuse

Saudi prince arrested over citizens’ abuse

A Saudi prince has been arrested over his alleged involvement in physical and verbal abuse of several people that was caught on video. أمير سعودي يعتدي على مواطنيين ويهينهم. اتمنى ان يصل الهاشتاق ترند لكي يعرف العالم العبودية التي يعيشها الشعب .#امير_يعتدي_على_مواطنين pic.twitter.com/ImCsxwOtJe — غانم الدوسري (@GhanemAlmasarir) July 19, 2017 King Salman ordered his immediate […]

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Egyptian athlete sets a cycling record

Egyptian athlete sets a cycling record

Egyptian endurance athlete Helmy Elsaeed has hit the headlines this summer when his team set a Guinness record for fastest cycling across Europe. Elsaeed and four Swedish cyclists finished their 6,000 km journey from northern Russia to western Portugal 12 hours faster than the previous record holders. https://scontent-lht6-1.cdninstagram.com/t50.2886-16/19001784_232967243872896_477993722189971456_n.mp4   The journey ran through Belarus, Poland, […]

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Jordan: tougher sentences for ‘honour killings’

Jordan: tougher sentences for ‘honour killings’

Jordanian lawmakers finally closed a legal loophole allowing light penalties for so-called ‘honour killings’ in the country.   State agency Petra  reported that the Jordanian  Parliament will no longer consider ‘severe anger’ a mitigating factor for men who kill a female relative to protect a ‘family honour’.   النواب يُلغي العذر المخفف في جرائم القتل بداعي […]

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Celebrating 100 years of hijab

Celebrating 100 years of hijab

The timeline of hijab trends from different countries has been visualised by Muslim Girl initiative. The span of the timeline goes as far back as 100 years and reflects many hijab trends from religion to fashion breaking stereotypes. It visually demonstrates that every country and epoch had its own twist on hijab style. The way […]

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Mind-blowing: GIRL TWERKING IN HIJAB!

Mind-blowing: GIRL TWERKING IN HIJAB!

A Muslim girl wearing hijab has been caught on video twerking with a street dancer in Birmingham. The footage was leaked to social media and got over 1 million views. The video prompted an angry reaction from the Muslim community with some putting death threads to the unknown dancer. One person wrote in a comment: […]

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Guess what country runs women-only ambulance?

Guess what country runs women-only ambulance?

Following Pakistan, Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services (DCAS) is launching the very first women-only ambulance service.     The service is operating in pink vehicles and staffed with women for women only.   The first of its kind it will run 12 hours a day and will be responding to emergency treatment for women only, […]

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