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" Islamic headscarf"

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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 - 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 - 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
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
2/22/2017 2:21:15 PM

World - Region
8/27/2016 1:39:41 PM

World - International
5/31/2016 8:13:54 PM

World - Region
5/14/2016 12:49:33 PM

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

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
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 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