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Muslim Chef Responds Hilariously to Troll

Receiving another hate comment on social media, Nadiya Hussain, the 2015 winner of The Great British Bake Off, responded brilliantly to a troll who left a hate comment on her hijab.

Advertisers Use Hijab to Reach Muslim Money

As hijab-wearing models hit Western catwalks and the covers of top fashion magazines, hijab is becoming mainstream with advertisers, media giants and fashion firms who are targeting the niche market of Islamic fashion.


At That Moment I Took Off the Hijab!

My understanding of Islam and my encounter with hijab (the Islamic dress code for women) are perhaps much different from others. While many people first learn about hijab in various ways when they embrace Islam after being guided to the right path, I, however, have been a Muslim all my life. Also, hijab was never …

Finding My Hijab – A Convert’s Journey

Finding My Hijab – A Convert’s Journey

Hijab was one aspect of Islam that attracted me in the first place. So much so, in fact, that I began wearing hijab –to a degree– when I was not even Muslim yet. When I saw women covering their hair, it said “serenity” to me; it said, “This woman knows she is…

10 Fears Every Western Muslim Faces

10 Fears Every Western Muslim Faces

The Muslim will often start the day with an “I come in peace as the good will ambassador of Islam” smile. But he/she fears said smile will turn to a joker smile when forced to confront not so nice stares. The Muslim’s tangential fear is that the creepy smile…

Wearing Hijab in Summer … The Question and Answer

Why Do You Wear Hijab in Summer? Here is My Answer

Why do you insist on wearing Hijab in summer? Do you enjoy torturing yourself?  Don’t you feel hot? As Muslim women who wear the hijab in non-Muslim countries, we often spend our days being stared at, pointed at, and at times, even glared at. It is all part of the Muslim experience. The greatest part, though, …

7 Things I Didn’t Expect When I Converted to Islam

7 Things I Didn’t Expect When I Converted to Islam

When I first converted, I thought every Muslim knew better than me. And mostly they did, but there are also Muslims out there who feel very passionately about the brand of Islam their parents blindly took from their parents, and so on.

Wearing Hijab in Summer – 5 Useful Tips

The summer months often prove to be an added test to those who adorn hijab. Not only does the weather make a person more inclined to wear less, it also brings new questions from those intrigued by women who cover in the heat. How can sisters find strength during this time?

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Should I Wear Hijab When I Read Or Listen To The Quran?

Thank you for sending in your question to Ask About Islam. Covering the head with a hijab–or “khimar” as it is referred to in the Qur’an–is obligatory upon a Muslim female who has reached puberty in only two situations: When she is performing her salah i.e. daily prayers When she appears before, or can be …

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