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Court approves Cairo University’s ban on Niqab
Egypt

Court approves Cairo University’s ban on Niqab

Egypt's administrative court has upheld a decision by Cairo University that prohibits staff members from wearing the Niqab, the full…
Qalyubiya rattled by official inquiry of bearded, niqab-wearing teachers
Egypt

Qalyubiya rattled by official inquiry of bearded, niqab-wearing teachers

Teachers at the Education Ministry's department in Qalyubiya are uneasy after receiving a letter that requests teachers to inform the…
Niqab is Jewish habit: Al-Azhar professor
Egypt

Niqab is Jewish habit: Al-Azhar professor

Wearing the niqab is a Jewish habit and has nothing to do with piety, said Amna Nosseir, a professor of…
Female voters in niqab have to disclose their identity: judge
Egypt

Female voters in niqab have to disclose their identity: judge

Women wearing the Niqab (face veil) will not be allowed to vote in upcoming parliamentary elections if they refuse to…
Faculty members object to niqab ban in lecture halls
Egypt

Faculty members object to niqab ban in lecture halls

Cairo University faculty members who wear the niqab denounced a recent decision by university President Gaber Nasser to ban the…
Alexandria University chief declines to follow Cairo’s niqab ban
Egypt

Alexandria University chief declines to follow Cairo’s niqab ban

Alexandria University’s president has stressed that wearing the Islamic full-face veil (niqab) on campus is a “personal freedom”, and has…
Cairo University bans niqabs among teaching staff
Egypt

Cairo University bans niqabs among teaching staff

Cairo University has issued a decision banning female members of its teaching staff from wearing the Islamic full face cover…
Photo essay: A look from the niqab, worn by some Muslim women
Life & Style

Photo essay: A look from the niqab, worn by some Muslim women

Across the Middle East and elsewhere, some conservative Muslim women only look out at the world around them from behind…
Nour Party ladies receive membership cards, but no photos
Egypt

Nour Party ladies receive membership cards, but no photos

The Salafi-oriented Nour Party announced on Wednesday that, for the first time, it has allowed its female members to obtain…
European Court of Human Rights upholds French law banning veil
World

European Court of Human Rights upholds French law banning veil

The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday upheld France's 2010 ban on full-face veils in public, dismissing a case…
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