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Endowments Ministry says respects judicial ruling on niqab ban
Egypt

Endowments Ministry says respects judicial ruling on niqab ban

Egypt’s Endowments Ministry Spokesperson Ahmed al-Qady has said that the ministry will respect the rulings of the judiciary, following the…
Egypt’s High Administrative Court approves Cairo University decision to ban niqab
Egypt

Egypt’s High Administrative Court approves Cairo University decision to ban niqab

Egypt’s High Administrative Court approved on Monday Cairo University’s decision to ban its professors from wearing the niqab, or face…
Partial Dutch ban on face-covering clothing takes effect
World

Partial Dutch ban on face-covering clothing takes effect

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A new Dutch law took effect Thursday banning face-covering clothing — including the burqa and…
Egypt MP backtracks on niqab banning bill
Egypt

Egypt MP backtracks on niqab banning bill

  Ghada Agamy, Member of the House of Representatives’ Foreign Relations Committee, has backtracked on a draft law she submitted…
Egyptian MP proposes bill to ban Niqab in public places
Egypt

Egyptian MP proposes bill to ban Niqab in public places

An Egyptian parliamentarian proposed a bill to the House of Representatives banning the wearing of Niqab (full-face veils) in public…
French ban on full-face Islamic veil violates human rights: U.N. panel
World

French ban on full-face Islamic veil violates human rights: U.N. panel

GENEVA (Reuters) – The U.N. Human Rights Committee said on Tuesday that France’s ban on the niqab, the full-face Islamic…
Egyptian parliament member calls for banning full-face veil in government places
Egypt

Egyptian parliament member calls for banning full-face veil in government places

  MP Ghada Agamy, a member of the Foreign Relations Committee of the House of Representatives, proposed on Saturday that…
Parliament to draft law banning niqab in government institutions, public places
Egypt

Parliament to draft law banning niqab in government institutions, public places

The Egyptian Parliament is drafting a new law preventing women wearing the niqab (full-face veil) in government institutions and public…
Face-veiled members of Qasr Al-Aini school, hospitals protest against banning Niqab
Egypt

Face-veiled members of Qasr Al-Aini school, hospitals protest against banning Niqab

Dozens of Niqab-wearing women from the Faculty of Medicine and Qasr Al-Aini hospitals staged a protest on Sunday outside the…
Niqab banned from Cairo University hospitals
Egypt

Niqab banned from Cairo University hospitals

Cairo University President Gaber Nassar decided on Sunday to ban nurses and doctors from wearing the Niqab, the full-face veil,…
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