Monday, 6 March 2017
Female Muslim athletes will finally have global representation for their athletic sportswear after Nike announced it is launching the Nike Pro Hijab. A source from Nike confirmed the recent viral video campaign that featured female Middle Eastern athletes entitled “What will they say about you?” was a precursor for the launch of the new Nike Pro Hijab line, which will go on sale in Spring 2018. “The Nike Pro Hijab may have been more than a year in the making, but its impetus ...
A member of Manbij Military Council gestures at a car in Manbij city, Syria, December 29, 2018. Some 20 miles from the Turkish border, Manbij occupies a critical spot in the map of the Syrian conflict, near the junction of three separate blocks of territory that form spheres of Russian, Turkish and - for now - US influence. (Reuters)
People stand near the civil administration building of Manbij city, December 29, 2018. ISIS was dislodged from Manbij in 2016 by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a militia force spearheaded by the Kurdish YPG and backed by the US-led coalition. (Reuters)