Turkey jails professor for `denying headscarved student entry`

A prominent Turkish professor on Thursday began a jail sentence after being convicted of preventing a female student wearing a Muslim headscarf from entering the university where he worked, his lawyer said.

Asian Games: Archers take aim at basketball's hijab ban
Asian Games: Archers take aim at basketball's hijab ban

Banned by basketball`s governing body and a source of controversy at the Asian Games, hijabs were worn freely at the archery tournament in Incheon on Friday as athletes struggled to comprehend how a headscarf could cause such an uproar.

Agreement reached over Saudi judoka hijab dispute

Judo officials had previously said they would not let Wojdan Ali Seraj Abdulrahim Shahrkhani compete in a headscarf.

UN urges FIFA to allow hijab headscarf

The United Nations has urged FIFA to allow Islamic women to wear a hijab headscarf while playing soccer.

FIFA to review hijab law for women players

FIFA is considering changing their laws to allow women to wear a hijab, or headscarf when they play in official matches.

US court to let woman sue over headscarf removal

The US Supreme Court will let a Muslim woman sue Southern California jailers for making her take off her head scarf.

US girl pulled from game for wearing headscarf

The 12-year-old Maheen Haq was in tears after she was called out.

Prosecutor`s headscarf warning angers Turkish govt

Turkey`s ruling party seeks to abolish ban on Islamic headscarf in varsities.

Female lawyers must wear headscarf: Gaza judge

Gaza`s top judge said on Sunday that
he has ordered female lawyers to wear Muslim head-scarves when
they appear in court.