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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…
Niqab banning bill widely rejected in Egypt parliament
Egypt

Niqab banning bill widely rejected in Egypt parliament

  A wide number of parliamentarians in Egypt’s House of Representatives rejected a draft law to ban wearing the niqab…
AUC takes back decision to prevent niqabi students, staff from entering campus
Egypt

AUC takes back decision to prevent niqabi students, staff from entering campus

The American University in Cairo (AUC) rolled back on its decision to not allow students and faculty staff wearing the…
From water bottles to niqab: Egyptian universities’ weirdest bans
Egypt

From water bottles to niqab: Egyptian universities’ weirdest bans

Public universities across Egypt have in recent years instituted a number of arguably ridiculous bans on what most people probably would…
Bulgaria bans full-face Islamic veil
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Bulgaria bans full-face Islamic veil

Bulgaria banned on Friday face-covering Islamic veils in public, joining a small number of EU countries as the debate rages…
‘Ban the Burka’ lobby group reports progress with memorandum
Egypt

‘Ban the Burka’ lobby group reports progress with memorandum

Lobby group “Ban the Burka” has announced some progress in the achievement of its goals, signing a memorandum with Prime Minister…
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…
Islamist MPs criticize niqab-ban for nurses
Egypt

Islamist MPs criticize niqab-ban for nurses

Members of Parliament’s Health Committee, who belong to the Islamist Freedom and Justice and Nour parties, have denounced certain hospitals…
Cairo U revisited by Niqab controversy
Egypt

Cairo U revisited by Niqab controversy

The crisis over the wearing of the niqab--or full Islamic face veil--by female teachers at Cairo University again came to…
No niqabs, no cheating through blue-tooth
Egypt

No niqabs, no cheating through blue-tooth

Universities will not allow any student to sit for an exam while wearing the niqab without first obtaining a court…
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