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World - Region
9/30/2013 8:07:11 PM
Lifting of headscarf ban is part of major political reforms announced by Erdogan to enhance the rights of Turkish minority groups

World - International
8/11/2013 9:36:03 AM
France's official council promoting integration has struck a raw nerve by proposing that Muslim headscarves, already banned in the civil service and state-run schools, also be outlawed at the country's universities

Egypt - Politics
2/28/2013 7:32:34 PM
President Mohamed Morsi condemns recent discrimination incident against a student in Alexandria for not wearing Islamic veil

World - International
10/18/2012 9:04:27 PM
President Vladimir Putin is embroiled in a debate over a headscarf (hijab) ban for Muslim girls at a class, saying that Russia is a secular country and this should prevail over religious feelings

Egypt - Politics
10/17/2012 9:16:40 PM
Science teacher in Luxor loses two-months salary after cutting hair of two sixth-graders who opted not to wear veil to class

London 2012 - News
7/30/2012 11:32:22 PM
One of Saudi Arabia's two first female Olympians will take part in the judo competition after agreement was reached on an acceptable design for an Islamic headscarf, or hijab, officials said on Monday

London 2012 - News
7/29/2012 3:10:49 PM
A female Saudi Arabian judo competitor will withdraw if she is not allowed to wear her hijab or Islamic headscarf, during bouts, her father was quoted as saying

London 2012 - News
7/27/2012 2:55:32 PM
Talks were under way Friday to allow a woman judo fighter to compete for Saudi Arabia at the Olympics after the sport's governing federation said she would not be allowed to wear a headscarf

Sports - World
7/6/2012 2:15:41 PM
Asian football's governing body has welcomed the decision to lift a ban on women wearing headscarves during games, saying the move was "in keeping with the times."

Sports - World
3/3/2012 4:37:55 PM
FIFA's decision on hijab is delayed until July

Sports - World
3/1/2012 5:36:09 PM
The United Nations has asked the world governing body FIFA to overturn its ban on allowing women footballers to wear a hijab, the Islamic headscarf, when its law-making body meets on Saturday

Sports - World
2/29/2012 4:48:45 PM
UN sports advisor calls on FIFA to lift ban on hijab to 'ensure everyone has an equal chance to participate in football'

Sports - World
2/29/2012 11:01:14 AM
Acting president of Asian Football Confederation seeks FIFA chief's help to end ban on female players wearing Muslim headscarf

Sports - World
1/30/2012 10:50:34 AM
The Asian Football Confederation has urged soccer’s world governing body to approve a headscarf with safety features for use by Islamic female players

Sports - World
12/17/2011 3:59:42 PM
The International Football Association Board (IFAB) will consider changing its laws to allow women to wear the hijab, or headscarf, when they play in official matches

Sports - World
10/25/2011 8:58:28 PM
FIFA vice president Prince Ali Al Hussein will propose that football’s governing body agrees on “general principles” for the use of Islamic headscarfs in the game at the meeting of the Executive Committee in December.

Sports - World
6/7/2011 5:32:36 PM
Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad described FIFA as "colonialists" on Tuesday for a headscarf ban in football that affect its women's team.

Sports - World
6/7/2011 2:03:09 PM
FIFA vice president Prince Ali of Jordan said on Tuesday he will raise with world and Asian football bodies a ban on Iran's women team over their traditional Islamic headscarf

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