Fans’ wild World Cup fashion draws praise, scorn in Qatar

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The World Cup in Qatar has become a political lightning rod, so it comes as no surprise that soccer fans’ sartorial style has sparked controversy. Forget your classic soccer jerseys - the streets of Doha have been transformed into a chaotic runway show in terms of fashion.
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Tyson Fury needs surgery on right elbow, possibly pushing back Oleksandr Usyk clash

Tyson Fury has just one fight left to make to clear up the heavyweight division, but a summit clash between Fury, the WBC incumbent and former Ring champion, and unified titleholder Oleksandr Usyk will have to wait as Fury contemplates surgery. Fury (33-0-1, 24 knockouts) revealed Saturday after his 10th-round...
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Actor ​Anjana Vasan: ‘We Are Lady Parts is about embracing your weirdness’

Actor Anjana Vasan, 35, was born in Chennai, India, and moved to Singapore when she was four. In 2011, she relocated to Cardiff to study at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama and has since appeared at the Globe, the National and in the lead role in an acclaimed 2019 production of A Doll’s House at the Lyric. Best known for her Bafta-nominated performance as the PhD student turned punk singer Amina in We Are Lady Parts, Nida Manzoor’s Channel 4 comedy series about an all-female Muslim band, this year she also appeared as assassin-in-training Pam in the final season of Killing Eve. Next she will star as Stella in A Streetcar Named Desire at the Almeida theatre, London, alongside Paul Mescal.
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Bristol Somali group tackles mental health and cancer

A group of young people, some who have faced challenges with mental health issues or cancer, has set up a charity to help each other cope. The charity aims to raise awareness of what it calls "taboo" issues in the Somali and Muslim community in Bristol. More than 200 people...

Palestinian Santa Brings Festive Cheer To Jerusalem

In Jerusalem's Old City there are dozens of churches, but as Christmas beckons there is just one Santa Claus -- a towering Palestinian former basketball player. Each December, the streets sparkle green and red as Christian pilgrims and others arrive to celebrate Christmas in Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem. Seven years ago...

Best Halal Restaurant In Bali

Best Halal Restaurant In Bali – When planning a Bali vacation for the first time, many vacationers choose Kuta Bali to stay. How about you, do you agree? Let’s say you are a Muslim except to find information about where you live in Kuta Bali. In this case, you will also be amazed by the halal restaurants in Kuta Bali. As the majority religion of Bali is Hindu, some people are afraid to find halal food in Kuta Bali. In fact, quite the opposite! It is very easy to find a place to eat in Kuta Bali that serves halal food. So on this page I will write about the 6 cheapest halal restaurants in Kuta Bali.

Pakistan’ governance and development enigma

“God has given us a grand opportunity to show our worth as architects of a new State; let it not be said that we did not prove equal to the task.”. Pakistan, the dream of Allama Iqbal, the result of tireless efforts and visionary leadership of Muhammad Ali Jinnah and sacrifices of millions of Muslims came into existence on 14 August 1947, which also coincided with 27th of Ramadan. Named by Chaudhry Rehmat Ali, Pakistan the land of the pure, represented the dreams and aspirations of the Muslims and the minorities living in East and West Pakistan and the cherished land for the millions who left all their worldly possessions and migrated to Pakistan. It was the largest and first Muslim country created on ideological basis and thus looked upon as the leader of the Muslim world. In terms of population, it was also the third largest country in 1947 and in terms of the area, the sixth largest.

Navigating Muslim Representation In Books: The Good, The Flawed, And The Ugly

How can Muslim readers distinguish between flawed Muslim characters vs a book that glorifies sins?. When Muslim readers pick up a book by a Muslim author, they’re (usually) looking for stories that reflect Islamic values, with Muslim characters who are also relatable and representational… and, of course, a story that pulls the reader in! With the push for more diverse literature, including Muslim representation, it can get a little tricky to realize what kind of Muslim narrative any given book is pushing.

This Course Examines How Images of Veiled Muslim Women Are Used To Justify War

Unusual Courses is an occasional series from The Conversation U.S. highlighting unconventional approaches to teaching. When I was on a fellowship at the Library of Congress finishing my first book, “The Future is Feminist,” I had the opportunity to connect with other scholars. One of those scholars, historian Martha Jones, encouraged me to design a class based on my research interests. With that in mind, I designed a new freshman seminar, “Women and War.” The seminar bridges my research on gender and Islam in French colonial Algeria with my new project, a history of girlhood in the 1970s Middle East.

Qatar determined to host 2036 Olympic Games, after FIFA World Cup

Qatar is determined to bring the 2036 Summer Olympic Games to Doha, according to a source familiar with the Olympic bidding process. The success so far of the ongoing FIFA World Cup has emboldened the Qataris and strengthened their resolve to host the Olympics. No timeframe has been announced by...

AIUDF chief apologizes after controversial remarks on Hindus

Bangla Hunt Desk: All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) President Maulana Badruddin Ajmal’s controversial remarks on Hindus have created an uproar in Assam. Ajmal in trouble for his controversial remarks on Hindu girls Hindu Yuva Chhatra Parishad of Assam has filed a complaint against Ajmal at Naugaon Sadar police station. Badruddin Ajmal apologized after the controversy escalated.