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ProHijab: Nike is Empowering Muslim Athletes

The release of Nike’s “Pro-Hijab” has been the highlight of the year for every athletic female Muslim. The new product…
Turkey

Kubra Dagli: Breaking Championships and Stereotypes

So, get this! A girl (what was she doing outside? Who’s taking care of the house??) age 20 (shouldn’t she…
Egypt, Cross-border, MENA

AfCON Part 4 – The Pharaohs of Egypt

This is the last of our 4-part “Arabs at the AfCON” profiles. In case you have missed them, they’re stories…
Morocco, Cross-border, MENA

AfCON Part 3 – The Atlas Lions of Morocco

Today, our Arabs at AfCON profiles pickup with group C, and the Atlas Lions of Morocco managed by one Herve…
Tunisia, Cross-border, MENA

AfCON Part 2 – The Carthage Eagles of Tunisia

Our Arabs at AfCON profiles continue. This time it’s the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia! And in case you’ve missed it, you can…
Algeria, MENA

Africa Cup of Nations Part 1 – The Desert Foxes of Algeria

With the Africa Cup of Nations kicking off in Gabon yesterday, we, here at Barakabits, have been feeling the hype…
Lebanon

Yes! The City Picnic Went Down in History as Lebanon’s Largest Picnic Ever

On August 21, Beirut’s Hippodrome hosted Lebanon’s largest picnic ever. The City Picnic took place in order to gather as…
Cross-border

Meet 14 Muslim/Arab Women Who Break Barriers at 2016 Rio Olympics

Sports has not been exactly known to be an arena that the Arab world, let alone the Islamic world, encourages women…
Syria

Ahmad Al-Zaher the 7-Yr Old Syrian Boy with Football Magic

Messi? Ronaldo? These two football players are no comparison to the 7-year old talent Ahmad Al-Zaher, a Syrian refugee who found…
Jordan

Sarah Abu Sabbah: 1st Jordanian to Sign for Bayer Leverkusen Team

It takes a lot of hard work and talent to be good enough to sign for a German team, let…
Cross-border

2016 Olympics: First Hijab-Wearing Athlete in Team USA

Tune in to watch the ceremony of 2016 summer Olympics, which will be held in Rio de Janeiro on August…
Qatar

Check out Qatar’s 3D Printed Stadium Models for 2022 World Cup

Many of us still quite can’t get our head around on how 3D printing actually works and what benefits it…
Egypt

Pink Warriors– Egypt’s first ever American Football Girls Team

Their team spirit? Electric. Their endurance? Unrelenting. Their passion for the game? Captivating. Who are they? They are the Pink…
Saudi Arabia

Saudi Mariam Binladen: 1st Woman to Swim the Thames River

It’s not every day that people who swim in teeth as their daily profession actually dive into the Thames River.…
Qatar

Qatar’s First Professional Boxer Fights his Way to Success

From a country with no professional boxers, the Qatari Sheikh -a member of the Qatari royal family- steps up to…
Egypt

First Egyptian Woman to Win Allam British Open Squash Championship

Egypt is proud to be represented by Nour El Sherbini, the first Egyptian woman to hold the title of champion…
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