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Iranian women burn their hijabs as hundreds protest death of Mahsa Amini
Middle East

Iranian women burn their hijabs as hundreds protest death of Mahsa Amini

  In the video, a massive crowd cheers as a woman lifts a pair of scissors to her hair –…
MP to introduce bill banning niqab in Egypt
Egypt

MP to introduce bill banning niqab in Egypt

MP and journalist writer, Farida al-Shoubashy announced that she plans to submit a draft law for discussion in the parliament,…
Actress Hala Shiha uploads photo while wearing hijab
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Actress Hala Shiha uploads photo while wearing hijab

Actress Hala Shiha on Instagram uploading a new photo while wearing a hijab. She commented on the photo, saying: “There…
Turkey slams top EU court on headscarf ban
Middle East

Turkey slams top EU court on headscarf ban

Turkey on Sunday denounced a judgment by the Luxembourg-based European Court of Justice (ECJ) to allow companies to ban the…
Ruby says veiled women allowed to attend her North Coast concert
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Ruby says veiled women allowed to attend her North Coast concert

Egyptian actress and singer Ruby clarified that women may wear the veil at her upcoming concert on Friday evening in…
Taking off hijab not a ‘major sin’ in Islam: Ali Gomaa
Egypt

Taking off hijab not a ‘major sin’ in Islam: Ali Gomaa

Taking off the headscarf (hijab) by women is not a “major sin” in Islam, according to Muslim scholars, and there…
Why Iranian authorities force women to wear a veil
Middle East

Why Iranian authorities force women to wear a veil

Iranian women are expected to wear veils in public — and also in ads. A recent clip featuring a woman…
TV host Radwa el-Sherbiny under investigation over continued controversy with hijab
Egypt

TV host Radwa el-Sherbiny under investigation over continued controversy with hijab

The complaints committee of Egypt’s Supreme Council for Media Regulation has opened an urgent investigation concerning TV host Radwa el-Sherbiny’s…
Conflicting tan lines: The burkini raises debate in Egypt
Life & Style

Conflicting tan lines: The burkini raises debate in Egypt

CAIRO (AP) — The woman accosted Yasmeen Samir as she swam with her family at a pool in a resort…
Sawiris controversial statement on hijab causes uproar
Egypt

Sawiris controversial statement on hijab causes uproar

A statement by Egyptian business tycoon and billionaire Naguib Sawiris regarding his viewpoint of the hijab caused an uproar on…
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