Sesame Street introduces hijabi muppet

DETROIT  –  Sesame Street has welcomed a purple-toned female Muppet with multi-colored yarn hair — and sometimes a hijab — into its cast of colorful characters.

Pop star Katy Perry defends Muslims in newly produced video

LOS ANGELES - Pop star Katy Perry is coming to the defense of Muslims in a new Public Service Announcement video she produced.

Female martial arts fighter wears hijab to empower women

NEW YORK - Current Invicta FC Featherweight Champion Cristiane Justino, also known as "Cris Cyborg," a Brazilian-American, is now sporting the hijab to stand up for women empowerment. 

Actor Kal Penn donates $25,000 to Palestinian refugees after winning “Celebrity Masterchef”

Hollywood - Actor Kal Penn, notorious for starring in the “Harold and Kumar” franchise,  has donated $25,000  to a Palestinian refugee agency after winning “celebrity Masterchef.”


Janet Jackson and Qatari husband welcome baby son Essa

Qatar - Superstar Janet Jackson and her Qatari  husband businessman husband Wissam Al Mana welcomed a baby boy into the new year.

Saudi Arabia music video causes firestorm

SAUDI ARABIA - A new music video showing niqab-clad Saudi women skating, playing basketball, singing and dancing is causing controversy in the country.


Locals pay homage to homeland at Marcel Khalife concert

DEARBORN — "The hearts of all people are my nationality, so rid me of my passport!"


TV chef speaks at 'Dinner With Your Muslim Neighbor' event

DEARBORN — The cold weather and slick roads did not deter people from coming out on Thursday, Dec. 8 to attend "Dinner With Your Muslim Neighbor", an event hosted at the University of Michigan-Dearborn by Students for Islamic Awareness. 




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