High-Fashion and Islam:’Hijabinistas On the Rise’
KEZIAH RIDGEWAY, CGNEWS: A spate of crimes involving burqa-clad individuals has led to a rise in hate crime but the fightback is coming from an unlikely quarter
‘Time’s Wing’ed Chariot’: Moves Slowly in Jeddah
ABU MOHAMMED: Resign yourself to time spent doing nothing apart from sweating gently in uncomfortable seats as you follow the visa process
Opportunity U.S.A: Has ‘The Melting Pot’ Boiled Dry?
ABU MOHAMMED: It’s supposed to be society where everyone can ‘pull themselves up by their bootstraps’. Not now, according to research
Arabs Have Potential to be ‘Best or Worst’ Muslims
ABU MOHAMMED: For me the opportunity to be close to the ‘Kaba’ is a huge privilege, for many of my Saudi acquaintances it’s taken for granted.
Ramadan and the Sighting of the Moon
ABU MUHAMMED: if you really want to know when Ramadan begins do what many of us do–go out on the 28th of Shaaban just before sunset and look for the new moon.
Contrarian View: Why Women Shouldn’t Drive
ABU MOHAMMED: It is a cultural narcissism which has driven the west to annihilate countless peoples and their cultures in the name of so called modernization.
Could Now Be the Time for an American Spring?
ABU MOHAMMED: What I miss the most is her promise to be able to live a good life, no matter who I am or was, as an equal to other men.