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8 of the Most Beautiful Mosques in the World

Anywhere that’s made strictly for devotion to Allah (SWT) can be nothing but beautiful, but some of these mosques are so magical they’ll take your breath away.  Our new bucket list addition is to pray in every one of these, inshallah! Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi Crystal Mosque, Malaysia Westermoskee, Amsterdam Hagia Sofia, Turkey …

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Is Nicki Minaj More Moral Than Saudi Arabia?

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will be hosting a huge, internationally-accessible concert on July 18th, called the “Jeddah World Fest.” The list of performers included Nicki Minaj, former One Direction member Liam Payne, and Steve Aoki, a DJ-producer. The Human Rights Foundation requested these artists to pull out of the show in support of the…

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Why the Death of Jamal Khashoggi Has Us Shaken

On October 2nd of 2018, Jamal Khashoggi, a journalist and American resident, was reported missing by his fiancée. He had unknowingly pursued a one-way trip into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. By the end of the week, his death had been all but confirmed. At the top of the suspect list was the government he…

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Sexism is Not Part of Islam: Saudi Arabia’s Grand Mufti Says Driving “Exposes Women to Evil”

Every time I read a “religious” edict about the “devilish horrors” of Muslim women, my brain freezes, and my blood boils, while my heart shatters with grief and despair.  It happened again today when I read the latest (sexist) statements from Saudi Arabia’s Grand Mufti, as he was defending the fatwa (law) that bans women…

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Suffragettes of Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia, famously known as the holy kingdom for the Muslim race or as Fox News might know it, the place where freedom goes to die, is preparing for their 2015 elections. While this may seem like something common, this year’s elections will be incredibly special. This year, the women of Saudi will be given the…