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Hijabi model Halima Aden announced quitting the runway after she decided she no longer wants to be pressured into compromising her Islamic values.

Comment: In a climate of rising Islamophobia, Muslims should feel free to speak up when something is offensive. Rihanna's show, though, was just an honest mistake, writes Aniqah Choudhri.

Rihanna apologises for using Islamic Hadith in lingerie show

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Rihanna apologises for using Islamic Hadith in lingerie show

Rihanna issued an apology to the Muslim community over the controversial music choice for her Savage X Fenty fashion.

Rihanna faces backlash for using Hadith clip in show

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Rihanna faces backlash for using Hadith clip in show

The singer has found herself in hot water with some Twitter users after using an Islamic Hadith during her 2020 Savage X Fenty Show.

Rihanna calls on fans to donate to Lebanon

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Rihanna calls on fans to donate to Lebanon

The Barbadian singer and beauty mogul directed fans towards fundraisers for the Save the Children and Impact Lebanon.

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Rihanna moves on from Saudi beau

Rihanna is rumoured to have a new boyfriend just weeks after she split up with her longtime partner - Saudi billionaire Hassan Jameel.

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Why did Rihanna and her Saudi billionaire ex split?

A rumour has emerged that Rihanna and Hassan Jameel split because he was trying to deliberately make her put on weight.

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SOS: Rihanna fans in meltdown after Saudi boyfriend breakup

News of the deep-pocketed pair could come as a shock for fans, many of which had prematurely hoped for wedding bells last summer.

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Rihanna spends Muslim Eid holiday with Saudi boyfriend's family

He da one? The popstar looked very cosy with her billionaire boyfriend on holiday in Italy, as fans pointed out their relationship is getting ...

World Hijab Day promotes visibility, not meaningful progress

Ruqaya Izzidien

World Hijab Day promotes visibility, not meaningful progress

Comment: Let's look forward to the day when World Hijab Day no longer exists, writes Ruqaya Izzidien.

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Muslim student becomes first hijabi in Miss England final

Sara Iftekhar will compete against 49 other candidates to represent England at the Miss World contest in China.

Rihanna's Moroccan Spice eyeshadow: Shades of cheap Arab tokenism

Ruqaya Izzidien

Rihanna's Moroccan Spice eyeshadow: Shades of cheap Arab tokenism

Comment: It's a slippery slope between appreciation and appropriation, writes Ruqaya Izzidien.

The year of the Muslim model

Sami Rahman

The year of the Muslim model

From television screens to magazine covers and billboards, hijab-clad women are breaking through and are being featured by mainstream brands.

Can a corporation really have a social conscience?

Amal Awad

Can a corporation really have a social conscience?

Comment: It's difficult to see the inclusion of Muslims in ad campaigns as little more than a cynical marketing exercise being portrayed as a ...

Hijabi models and inclusive shades: Rihanna's makeup embraces all

Diana Alghoul

Hijabi models and inclusive shades: Rihanna's makeup embraces all

The advertising campaign was diverse, there was a wide range of makeup shades. The products we tried did not disappoint either

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