Al Jazeera reports: Omani author Jokha Alharthi has become the first Arabic-language writer to win the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for Celestial Bodies, a novel that deals with … [Read more...]
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The MOST Story Bank is a live archive of stories on the most current events, people and cultural perspectives of Muslims in America and around the world. With writers in mind, MOST carefully selects story-driven news from the most reputable published sources.
Chicago Tribute reports that in the past, "Muslims who have disabilities or chronic health issues often felt left out of Ramadan practices. But many who struggle with fasting or praying during the … [Read more...]
This just in: "We are absolutely thrilled to announce that Halima Aden is the newest member of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit family, making history as the first Muslim model to wear a hijab and … [Read more...]
Shamso Ahmed recently opened a beauty salon in Boston. This salon is geared to Muslim women, particularly those that wear the hijab and would like privacy when getting their hair cut (i.e. no … [Read more...]
Atul is a high school exchange student from Malaysia who is now living in Arcata, California. She says she soon realized a unique challenge with living in the California town -- she couldn't find a … [Read more...]
Leila Aboulela is an acclaimed Sudanese novelist and short-story author who lives in Scotland and writes in English. In a New York Times review, Porochista Khakpour (an author herself) says this … [Read more...]