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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 ......

Iranian who removed headscarf sentenced to one year in prison

Sunday, 14 April 2019

An Iranian woman who removed her obligatory headscarf in a public protest has been sentenced to one ......

New Zealand marks one week since mosque attack with prayers, headscarves

Friday, 22 March 2019

New Zealanders on Friday marked one week since a mass shooting killed 50 Muslim worshipers in the ......

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 ......

New York to pay Muslim women forced to remove hijabs

Thursday, 01 March 2018

The city of New York has agreed to pay $180,000 to three Muslim women forced by police to remove ......

More women in Iran put their right foot forward as headscarf protests persist

Friday, 23 February 2018

A video showing an Iranian policeman shoving a woman protesting against mandatory headscarves off ......

EU court says employers may bar staff from wearing headscarves

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Employers may bar staff from wearing visible religious symbols, the European Union’s top court ......

Swiss court faults employer for firing woman over headscarf

Monday, 24 October 2016

A Swiss court has ruled against a company that fired a longtime employee after she began wearing the ......

EU court split on headscarf bans

Wednesday, 13 July 2016

The EU’s top court faced a dilemma Wednesday after a top legal officer said it was ......

Muslim kicked off US flight because attendant ‘felt uncomfortable’

Saturday, 16 April 2016

A veiled Muslim woman was kicked off a Southwest Airlines plane heading to Chicago after the flight ......

On one man’s decision to ‘shield his wife’ in Saudi Arabia

Monday, 28 March 2016

Turki Aldakhil is the former General Manager of Al Arabiya News Channel. He began his career as a print journalist, covering politics and culture for the Saudi newspapers Okaz, Al-Riyadh and Al-Watan. He then moved to pan-Arab daily Al-Hayat and pan-Arab news magazine Al-Majalla. Turki later became a radio correspondent for the French-owned pan-Arab Radio Monte Carlo and MBC FM. He proceeded to Elaph, an online news magazine and Alarabiya.net, the news channel’s online platform. Over a ten-year period, Dakhil’s weekly Al Arabiya talk show “Edaat” (Spotlights) provided an opportunity for proponents of Arab and Islamic social reform to make their case to a mass audience. Turki also owns Al Mesbar Studies and Research Centre and Madarek Publishing House in Dubai. He has received several awards and honors, including the America Abroad Media annual award for his role in supporting civil society, human rights and advancing women’s roles in Gulf societies. He tweets @TurkiAldakhil.

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Iran seizes thousands of cars for women’s veil offences

Tuesday, 15 December 2015

Iran has impounded tens of thousands of cars since March because women inside the vehicles had not ......

Row after headscarf-wearing women removed from U.S. talk show audience

Saturday, 25 April 2015

U.S. media giant Warner Bros. have defended themselves in light of a recent complaint that two ......

Turkish teacher says unveiled girls deserve to be raped

Friday, 13 March 2015

A school teacher in Turkey is under investigation amid claims she told female students they ......

Turkish prof jailed for barring hijab-clad student

Thursday, 27 November 2014

A prominent Turkish professor on Thursday began a jail sentence after being convicted of preventing ......

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