Local writer Nokomi Achkar performs spoken word poetry and a reading based on her contribution to Arab Australian Other, a powerful and provoking collection exploring the diverse lived experience of the Arab diaspora in Australia. Stories explore family, ethnicity, history, grief, isolation, belonging and identity. For information and bookings visit […]
Discover the awe-inspiring story of the Al-Aqsa Compound in Jerusalem, set against the backdrop of the holiest night in the Islamic calendar. The screening will also feature a fundraising presentation for Penny Appeal’s work and programs in Palestine. All donation proceedings during the screening’s fundraiser will be going to the […]
In a studio in the back streets of a quiet residential area in Casablanca, an old tradition is being reborn. My curiosity had brought me to a studio called Bachibouzouk, a “cultural space” home to a diverse range of people working on a suite of creative projects. I was here […]
Apps are becoming increasingly popular for Muslims to find their significant other, but they’re also becoming a tool for social evolution and a soft rebellion in the Muslim community. FULL STORY: https://www.alaraby.co.uk/english/society/2020/2/14/how-muslim-millennials-are-taking-charge-of-their-matchmaking
Abla Kadous started life in Egypt before moving to Australia and helping set up the country’s first welfare service for Muslim women. At 70, she reflects on her career and why she would “never send anyone away”.
The federal government has announced funding for two initiatives aimed at promoting diversity. Two-time AFL premiership player Bachar Houli’s goal to encourage Islamic youth leaders has earned an $850,000 federal grant for a new home. The devout Muslim and Richmond defender will lead youth programs at the Australian Islamic Centre’s […]
The Dubai Expo 2020 starts in October and runs until April 2021. 192 countries from across the world from the developed to the developing nations are taking part and it is expected to attract over 25 million visitors from across the world. To put the visitor numbers in perspective, that […]