“More than 130 countries voted on Thursday to grant Palestine the upgraded status of nonmember observer state in the United Nations, a stinging defeat for Israel and the United States and a boost for President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority, who was weakened by the recent eight days of fighting in Gaza.”
Read the rest here: “Palestine Wins Status of State in Vote by U.N. Assembly”
As we all know, the definition of hijab varies by place of origin and other cultural determinants.
One look at the variations is captured by Boushra Almutawakel, a photographer from Yemen.
“Unveiling an Arab Woman’s Experience With a Headscarf”
“Egypt Factions Scramble as Deadline Nears on Constitution”
How closely do you follow developments in Muslim-majority countries? Do you take the news “personally”, even if you’re not an immigrant?
According to the following article in The Huffington Post, “experts who study homegrown terrorism said the case [in Upland, California] highlights the susceptibility of new converts to radicalization, particularly among the young.”
Read it here: California Terror Suspects: 2 of 4 Were New Islamic Converts
If you’re the parent of a young Muslim, is this something you worry about?