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Qatar women’s basketball team drops Asia games match due to hijab ban

Source: abc.net.au

The Qatar women’s basketball team has forfeited a match at the Asian Games on Wednesday after being refused permission to wear the hijab.

The players were asked, in accordance with International Basketball Federation (FIBA) rules, to remove their Islamic headscarves in order to play against Mongolia.

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Ibrahim Jaaber leaves Zalgiris because of religion

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SubhanaAllah, brother Ibrahim Jaaber was offered $500,000.00 to play professional basketball, but after his team put a beer company on their shirts as a sponsor, and after seeing the half naked cheerleaders at half time every game, he went to the bank and returned ALL the money, left the team, and now travels to give speeches to the youth, may Allah keep him on the right path and make him a source of guidance and inspiration!