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Turkey lifts ban on female Army officers wearing headscarf

Turkey lifts ban on female Army officers wearing headscarf

Turkey's army is lifting a historic ban on female officers wearing the Islamic headscarf in the officially secular country, the state-run Anadolu news agency said on Wednesday.

Muslim teacher told to hang herself with headscarf in US

A 24-year-old Muslim school teacher in the US was told to hang herself with her headscarf in a handwritten anonymous note which said the scarf "isn't allowed anymore".

Police Scotland make hijab part of official uniform

There are currently six female Muslim officers working for Police Scotland - but none of them wear the hijab either on duty or outside the force.

Air France crew can opt out of Iran flights over headscarf

Women employees of Air France will be allowed to opt out of working on the resumed flights to Iran so that they can avoid having to wear a headscarf, a company official said today.

Rights court upholds French headscarf ban in hospital job

Europe's top human rights court is upholding France's headscarf ban in the case of a Muslim social worker who lost her hospital job because she would not remove her scarf.