Iranian chess referee fears return to Tehran over hijab row

Thursday, 16 January 2020

An Iranian chess referee was accused of violating her country’s strict Islamic dress code ......

In Iran, some take off their hijabs as hard-liners push back

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

The simple act of walking has become a display of defiance for a young Iranian woman who often moves ......

Austrian MPs approve headscarf ban in primary schools

Thursday, 16 May 2019

Austrian MPs on Wednesday approved a law aimed at banning the headscarf in primary schools, a ......

Students clash over hijab at Tehran University

Monday, 13 May 2019

Clashes erupted between Iranian students at Tehran University on Monday during a demonstration ......

In first, Sports Illustrated will feature burkini-clad model

Tuesday, 30 April 2019

Sports Illustrated’s annual swimsuit issue, best known for its covers of scantily clad bikini ......

In pictures: New Zealanders don headscarves during vigil for shooting victims

Friday, 22 March 2019

Thousands of New Zealanders donned headscarves as they gathered in Christchurch on Friday to honor ......

Iranian arrested for hijab protest in Tehran says she did it for daughter

Thursday, 14 February 2019

Azam Jangravi’s heart was pounding when she climbed atop an electricity transformer box on ......

Deputy speaker of Iran parliament calls for referendum on compulsory hijab

Tuesday, 08 January 2019

Ali Motahari, the deputy speaker of Iran’s parliament, called for a nationwide referendum ......