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World - Region
1/2/2023 4:58:02 PM
Iranian police have resumed warnings that women must wear mandatory headscarves even in cars, media reported Monday, as unrest continues following the death of Mahsa Amini.

World - International
12/26/2022 2:44:54 PM
The top UN official in Kabul met with a Taliban government minister in Afghanistan's capital on Monday, following a decision by the country's new rulers to bar women from working for non-governmental organizations, the UN mission said.

World - International
12/24/2022 6:05:24 PM
The Taliban government on Saturday ordered all foreign and domestic non-governmental groups in Afghanistan to suspend employing women, allegedly because some female employees didn't wear the Islamic headscarf correctly.

World - International
12/9/2022 6:01:07 PM
Turkey's Islamic-rooted ruling party on Friday submitted a constitutional amendment to parliament enshrining women's right to wear headscarves at work and in daily life, reviving a hugely divisive issue in the officially secular state.

World - Region
12/3/2022 7:46:54 PM
Iran said Saturday it is reviewing a decades-old law that requires women to cover their heads, as it struggles to quell more than two months of protests linked to the dress code.

Sports - Omni sports
10/21/2022 6:38:01 PM
Days after Iranian climber Elnaz Rekabi caused an international incident by not wearing a her country's mandatory headscarf while competing abroad, her fate is top of mind for the world's best climbers.

World - Region
10/18/2022 2:45:33 PM
An online post on the account of an Iranian female competitive climber offered an apology Tuesday after she appeared without a headscarf, or hijab, at an event in South Korea.

World - Region
10/10/2022 10:07:50 PM
Workers at refineries crucial for Iran's oil and natural gas production protested Monday over the death of a 22-year-old woman, online videos appeared to show, escalating the crisis faced by Tehran.

World - Region
9/25/2022 10:23:35 PM
Iranians took to the streets for a tenth consecutive night Sunday, defying a warning from the judiciary, to protest the death of young Kurdish woman Mahsa Amini in morality police custody.

World - Region
9/25/2022 10:05:32 PM
Only glimpses of videos that make it online show the protests convulsing Iran over the death of a 22-year-old woman who had been detained by the nation's morality police.

World - Region
9/25/2022 7:02:48 PM
Iran's Foreign Ministry said Sunday it summoned Britain's ambassador to protest what it described as a hostile atmosphere created by London-based Farsi language media outlets. The move comes amid violent unrest in Iran triggered by the death of a young woman in police custody.

World - Region
9/19/2022 10:53:41 PM
Fresh protests broke out Monday in Iran over the death of a young woman who had been arrested by the "morality police" that enforces a strict dress code, local media reported.

World - International
2/8/2022 9:49:01 AM
When the students were barred last month from entering their classrooms and told not to wear hijab, a headscarf used by Muslim women, they began camping outside the all-girls high school.

World - International
12/26/2021 4:24:08 PM
Afghanistan's Taliban authorities said Sunday that women seeking to travel long distances should not be offered road transport unless they are accompanied by a close male relative.

World - Region
7/18/2021 3:30:48 PM
Turkish President's spokesman on Sunday condemned a European Union court decision to allow employers to ban staff wearing Muslim headscarves as appeasing Islamophobia

World - Region
3/15/2021 8:36:05 PM
Benjamin Berier was arrested some 10 months ago after taking pictures in a desert area where photography is prohibited and asking questions on social media about Iran's obligatory Islamic headscarf for women

World - Region
2/2/2018 2:09:46 PM

World - International
1/12/2018 10:11:58 AM
Wearing the Islamic veil has become increasingly challenging for many women in Western societies, where a piece of fabric can be used to exacerbate already rising Islamophobia

World - Region
5/20/2017 2:33:33 PM

World - International
3/14/2017 11:09:25 AM

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