Meet Isra Almodallal, Spokeswoman of Gaza

Isra Almodallal, the first woman to be nominated as a spokesman for Hamas, is seen in her office in Gaza City on November 4, 2013. Almodallal, a 23-year-old journalist, says her goal is “to change the image of Palestinians and that of the government in Gaza”. AFP Photo / Mohammed Abed GAZA CITY, November 20, … Read more

Style spied: Sahar Foad from Egypt

A turbanista with a fashion-forward taste in style. Spotted by Shea Rasol. Civil engineering student by day and blogger by night, Sahar Foad caught our eye with her signature turban and on-point musings about fashion inspirations. A native of Cairo, Sahar began her blogging journey about eight months ago, figuring it was the best platform to … Read more

Reflections on Eid ul-Fitr

After a month of purifications, Eid ul-Fitr marks a joyous time of celebration for Muslims everywhere. Jacqui Menard asks, ‘What’s Eid like for you?’ Celebrated from the very first morning of the Islamic month of Shawal, Eid is about giving thanks as well as celebrating with friends and family, thus marking the successful conclusion to the holy … Read more