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Hijab is now going mainstream in fashion, thanks to a 19-year-old

Roughly one year ago, Denise Wallace, executive co-director of the Miss Minnesota USA pageant, received a phone call from 19-year-old Halima Aden asking if she could compete in the contest wearing her hijab. “Her photo popped up and I remember distinctly going, ‘Wow, she is...

World’s only hijab-wearing supermodel defends garment

  In November 2016, Denise Wallace, Executive Co-Director of the Miss Minnesota USA pageant got a phone call from 19-year-old Halima Aden, a freshman of St. Cloud State University asking if she could compete – while wearing her hijab. It was the first time Ms Wallace...

Hijabi social media star Ruba Zai collaborates with luxury labels

Living my dream” are the words that hijab-wearing “influencer” Ruba Zai uses in her bio on Instagram, where she goes by the name HijabHills. It’s an apt statement. Within three years, the 23-year-old has gone from being a little-known Muslim fashion blogger in the Netherlands,...

Hijab-wearing woman among Apple’s new emojis

Breastfeeding woman, bearded person and meditating man also among new symbols previewed to mark World Emoji Day. US tech giant Apple has previewed forthcoming emojis, including one that depicts a woman wearing a hijab. More than 12 animated symbols were unveiled on Monday to celebrate World...

10 things that make Ethiopia extraordinary

(CNN) — What sets Ethiopia apart from its African neighbors? The excellent coffee? The fact that it was never colonized? Or that Rastafarians regard it as their spiritual home? Or could it be the smooth, well-maintained roads, so rare on the continent, that make exploring the country by...

Facebook reaches 2 billion monthly users

Facebook has announced that it now has two billion monthly users. The company reached the milestone today, with CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealing the news in a post on his Facebook page. "As of this morning, the Facebook community is now officially 2 billion people!" he wrote. "We're...

Mohammed bin Rashid among top 10 most followed and effective leaders on Instagram

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum was listed among the top 10 most followed and effective world leaders on Instagram, with followers reaching 2.35 million. A report, published by PR firm...

Miss Somalia crowned Miss Africa Utah 2017

By: BRITTANY JOHNSON Asma Dahir--a voice for the Somali youth SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 Utah) - In case you haven't heard, there's a new queen in town. The Miss Africa Utah Pageant took place Friday night and Miss Somalia, Asma Dahir, took the crown. https://twitter.com/BJohnsonABC4/status/850584252081213443?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.good4utah.com%2Fnews%2Flocal-news%2Fmiss-somalia-crowned-miss-africa-utah-2017%2F690593177 To Dahir,...

Spanish Muslim walks 9,000 km in 5 months Paris to Makkah to perform Umrah

The A Spaniard who had vowed to walk from France to Makkah to perform Umrah has left Kuwait and entered Saudi Arabia. Ishaq has reportedly walked for more than 9,000 kilometres since he left the French capital Paris, the start of his journey, about five...

FAHMA MOHAMED made history by becoming one of the youngest people in the UK to receive a doctorate

FAHMA MOHAMED made history by becoming one of the youngest people in the UK to receive a doctorate. The 19-year-old from Bristol was awarded the doctor of laws by the University of Bristol for leading a campaign to end Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). “This has been...