Tweeting about the news, Ibtihaj said it's a childhood dream come true.
Ibtihaj has become an inspiration to many when she became the first athlete to wear a hijab as an Olympian from the US and became the first Muslim American woman to win an Olympic medal, bringing home the bronze in team saber in the 2016 Olympics.
The Barbie unveiling represents another mainstreaming of the hijab, a broad term for Islamic modesty standards for women in how they dress.
Mattel has released an unusual Barbie doll for the first time in 58 years of the history of toys, her hair was hidden under the hijab.
Other athletes with their own Barbie dolls include Gold medal-winning gymnast Gabby Douglas, soccer player Abby Wambach and ballerina Misty Copeland, all part of the Shero line of dolls. It will be available to the public, though, in the fall of 2018.
"There was so much about the doll that was important to me", she said.
A one-of-a-kind doll made in her likeness was unveiled at Glamour's Women of the Year Live Summit Monday, as the latest doll in Barbie's "Shero" line (that would be female heroes), a program that celebrates boundary-breaking women meant to inspire the next generation.
Mattel has unveiled the newest Barbie doll in its "Sheroes" collection, modeled after Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad. So I wanted to have athletic toned legs for sure. "I'm also really big into eyeliner", she said. Muhammad was presented the doll by last year's Shero, body activist and model, Ashley Graham. "Perfect hijab moment right here, this is incredible". This week, Mattel introduced the first Barbie doll to wear a hijab.
Ibtihaj described the taunting and body shaming she faced as an athlete and how the doll captured the things which make her so different and so special.
Bloomington police told of the commotion taking place at the first-floor dressing room area of the Macy's department store. The Mall of America has more than 520 stores and attractions that include an amusement park and an indoor zip line.
A survivor in the incident also alleged that the boat operator was trying for ferry more passengers and that it was overloaded. Andhra Pradesh Congress committee president N Raghuveera Reddy visited the accident spot and later the hospital.
It sounds illogical, but the story of the CFP selection committee's second rankings never was going to be the top four (or five). The biggest obstacle for both Miami and Wisconsin, other than the SEC tandem at the top, looks to be Oklahoma.
Sweden coach Jan Andersson admitted that his side had to cling on against technically superior opponents. I thank the lads who were with us and, although it wasn't enough, I hope that we gave them something.
The Browns were driving as time elapsed when Detroit's Darius Slay intercepted Kizer in the end zone to set the final score. The half ended in embarrassing fashion, with the Browns frustrated they had come so close to a game-tying drive.
Amazon said that it will sell few physical assets only and own the intellectual property of Amazon Web services (AWS) worldwide. Foreign firms have repeatedly complained about the biased regulations in China that favor the local companies.
The main rear camera features a Sony IMX 398 16MP sensor while the secondary rear camera is using an IMX 376K 20MP sensor. OxygenOS based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat is part of the package, as is Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 clocked at up to 2.45GHz.
The policy was changed a few years later to enable consumers to post about issues including sexual assault and rape, he said. All of this "served as a wakeup call to TripAdvisor", travel analyst Henry H.
We're less than an hour out from learning the result of the same-sex marriage survey and campaign events are getting under way. Parliamentary opponents of same-sex marriage such as Matt Canavan and Cory Bernardi are standing firm.
Apparently, this issue is a side effect of the accuracy of Google's software when it comes to repudiating accidental touches. For what it's worth, I've never noticed any responsiveness issues on the edges of my Pixel 2 XL screen in my day-to-day use.
This comes as Saudi Arabia recently intercepted a ballistic missile fired from Yemen near the capital, Riyadh. The coalition tightened its blockade on Yemen after the missile was sacked .
Chevrolet reveals 563kW Corvette ZR1
On the ZR1's backside sits a less-than-subtle rear wing, which helps it stick to the road when the taps are open on its engine. Rubber for the angriest 'Vette yet comes in at 285/30R19 up front, while 335/25R20 treads put the power down at the rear.
Hackers claim to have unlocked iPhone X's Face ID with a mask
There's a one in a million chance that there's a random person, somewhere in the world, who can unlock your phone with their face. It also used "special processing on the cheeks and around the face, where there are large skin areas, the firm said".
IPhone 11 Release Date Could Include Two OLED Models, One LCD
However, some of iPhone X users who reported the issue on forums confirm that Apple is replacing the affected units free of cost. Apple has a new problem with owners of the super expensive iPhone X complaining of a green line appearing on their screen.
Hasbro Makes Bid For Rival Toymaker Mattel
El Segundo, California-based Mattel is the maker of iconic Barbie dolls, American Girl dolls, Fisher-Price and Hot Wheels toys. The two companies have engaged in talks several times over the years including in 1996 and again sometime in late 2015.
$1 Billion To Chinese Media Giant Bytedance
The Chinese internet conglomerate also also owns several other short-form video apps for user-generated content. According to news reports, the deal's value has been estimated between $800 million and $1 billion.
Morocco and Tunisia qualify for World Cup
Nabil Dirar scored the opener in the 25th minute with an inswinging cross that went untouched through the box and entered the net. Nigeria, Senegal and Egypt had previously sealed their spots in Russian Federation next year.