Inspirational

Gianni Graham

Young girl collects dolls for homeless children

A generous young girl in the US has embarked upon a mission to collect thousands of barbie dolls for homeless children. Young Gianni Graham wants to collect 1,000 Barbie dolls for 1,000 young homeless girls. She currently has a collection of 700, which she eventually plans to hand over to homeless shelters. Speaking to ABC News, the youngster said: “Girls[Read More...]

Nawal al-Hawsawi

Meet Nawal al-Hawsawi: Saudi Arabia’s answer to Rosa Parks

Nawal al-Hawsawi is no ordinary woman. Dubbed ‘the Rosa Parks of Saudi Arabia’, Nawal is helping to challenge social norms and stereotypes by holding on fiercely to her independence and breaking convention. Not only is she one of the first black, female pilots in Saudi Arabia, she is also an outspoken critic against racism and sexisim in her country. For this[Read More...]

Muslims hold anti-ISIS rally in London

Muslims hold anti-ISIS rally in London

Thousands of Muslims have staged a march in London against terrorism and the rise of ISIS. While the majority of the mainstream media focus on the crimes committed by a very small percentage of Islamic fanatics, over 4,000 Muslims came together to say ‘not in my name’ during the the annual UK Arbaeen Procession. However, with the exception of the[Read More...]

Mindfulness meditation ‘beneficial in improving epilepsy’

Mindfulness meditation ‘beneficial in improving epilepsy’

A new study has proven that mindfulness meditation can be effective in improving hard-to-treat epilepsy. Researchers from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the University of Melbourne conducted the study published in the medical journal Neurology, to determine how effective mindfulness-based therapy is in patients with drug-resistant epilepsy. A total of 60 patients with drug-resistant epilepsy were randomly allocated[Read More...]

Turkish couple feed thousands on their wedding day

Turkish couple feed thousands on their wedding day

A Turkish couple have celebrated their wedding by feeding thousands of Syrian refugees on their wedding day. Fethullah Üzümcüoğlu and Esra Polat swapped out lavish nuptials for the bread line to hand out food on the border town of Kilis. The bride wore an elaborate white dress, with a tiara perched on her headdress, and the groom sported a white[Read More...]