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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.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
12/7/2022 11:20:45 PM
Iran’s women have risen up in revolt against the rule of the clerics in Iran, indicating that they are no longer willing to be ruled by a set of archaic laws.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
10/18/2022 8:38:30 PM
They say that if a butterfly flutters its wings in Japan, the effect will be felt as far away as Mexico. In theory this is true. The impact of butterfly wing’s flap may be very faint in its immediate environment, but repetitive flaps create a cumulative and far-reaching effect.

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
10/7/2022 5:18:18 PM
The mother of a 16-year-old Iranian girl has disputed official claims that her daughter fell to her death from a high building, saying the teen was killed by blows to the head as part of the crackdown on anti-hijab protests roiling the country.

World - Region
10/5/2022 12:22:45 PM
Iranian schoolgirls have come to the fore in protests over the death of Mahsa Amini, removing their hijabs and staging sporadic rallies in defiance of a lethal crackdown by the security forces.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
10/4/2022 9:06:45 PM
The wave of protests currently taking place in Iran shows no signs of dying down despite the draconian measures taken by the regime.

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 2:24:09 PM
Iran's ultra-conservative President Ebrahim Raisi has vowed "decisive action" against the wave of unrest that has rocked the country since the death of young Kurdish woman Mahsa Amini in the custody of the morality police.

World - Region
9/20/2022 7:02:12 PM
Three people have been killed during protests in Iran's Kurdistan province over the death of a young woman after she was arrested by "morality police", the region's governor said Tuesday.

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.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Living
9/13/2022 4:45:34 PM
An Egyptian dancer did not let age stop her from pursuing her dream of becoming a professional ballerina

World - Region
4/6/2022 12:10:06 PM
A rare video has appeared of al Qaida's chief praising an Indian Muslim woman who in February defied a ban on hijab wearing, revealing the first proof in years that he is still alive.

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
1/19/2022 10:54:03 PM
The French Senate has voted in favor of banning the wearing of headscarves in sports competitions, arguing that neutrality is a requirement on the field of play.

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.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Living
5/18/2021 7:24:43 PM
Al-Ahram Weekly looks at this summer’s trendiest hijabi and modest styles

World - Africa
3/20/2021 1:12:48 PM
Wearing a red hijab, she took her oath of office on the Koran in a ceremony at State House in the commercial capital Dar es Salaam. She is the first female head of state in the country of 58 million

World - International
2/5/2021 2:09:47 PM
The move was applauded Friday by rights activists, who say non-Muslim girls have been forced for years to wear a hijab in conservative parts of the country

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