In this issue
Holiday Celebrate Issue
While we’re in the end-of-year holiday mood, let Arwa Aburawa capture your imagination with Exploring Andalusia’s Islamic History. With an intricate history and dotted with architectural wonders, southern Spain is today a celebration of cultural and religious diversity that you’ve gotta see to believe. While you’re mentally packing for your next trip, flip through Holiday Beauté where Diana Zulkepli rounds up the most darling makeup and beauty sets that you can stash swiftly in your smallest bag before jetting off in style.
We are especially proud of two Pakistani sisters this issue. One is a schoolgirl; the other was a politician. Both are icons of human rights, feared for their noble beliefs by their deluded detractors. Written by Jack McGee, give it up for Enemy of the Taliban: Malala Yousafzai, and Benazir Bhutto, who was assassinated five years ago this month. As we remember the contributions of the Muslim world’s first female prime minister, let us likewise give our support to young Malala and those like her who are still with us, dedicated to fighting battles of righteousness.