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Rima Fakih Miss USA

Miss USA Pleads 'No Contest' In Drunk Driving Case

AP | MIKE HOUSEHOLDER | Posted 06.11.2012 | Detroit

HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. — Rima Fakih, the first Arab-American to be crowned Miss USA, pleaded no contest Wednesday in a Michigan drunken driving ca...

Ex-Miss USA’S Drunken Driving Trial

AP | By ED WHITE | Posted 03.20.2012 | Crime

HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. -- A Michigan beauty queen who made headlines two years ago by becoming the first Arab-American crowned Miss USA will stand trial...

Muslim Miss USA Rima Fakih Talks Faith, Being An Ambassador For Muslims

Religion News Service | By Omar Sacirbey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Omar Sacirbey Religion News Service (RNS) Rima Fakih's path from Lebanon to Las Vegas, where she was crowned Miss USA on May 16, is not unlike oth...

Muslim Miss USA: Progress Or Immodesty?

Religion News Service | By Omar Sacirbey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Omar Sacirbey Religion News Service (RNS) Europe's burqa debate and a steady stream of media images showing veiled women have led to a widespread...

She's Hot and Hezbollah: When Women Are Wielded as Ideological Weapons

Haroon Moghul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Haroon Moghul

Fakih will be wielded as a weapon to tell women what they're wearing is wrong. For far too long, women -- or women reduced to their bodies -- have been the fields on which ideas, identities, and now corporations do battle.

Miss USA Scrutiny Indicates Weird Obsession with Islam

Ahmed Rehab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Ahmed Rehab

Just one day after Rima Fakih, an Arab-American Lebanese Muslim from Michigan, won the Miss USA pageant, her faith took center stage, and sure enough, some found a way to "link" her to terrorism.

Rima Fakih Arab-American from Michigan crowned 2010 Miss USA

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

UPDATE: Miss USA Rima Fakih is embroiled in her first scandal: a website posted photos of the beauty queen participating in (and winning) a pole danci...