Iranian women fined $260 for `bad hijabs`

A Tehran court has fined two women $260 for violating the Islamic dress code by not wearing their mandatory hijabs (headscarves) properly in the street, a judicial official was quoted Wednesday as saying.

Sep 16, 2015, 17:08 PM IST
Moment of joy: Syrian women take off burqas, headscarves after escaping ISIS!

Moment of joy: Syrian women take off burqas, headscarves after escaping ISIS!

Only those who have suffered hellish torture at the hands of the Islamic State can understand how immensley relieving it would be to escape from their bloody claws and breathe freedom.

Jun 07, 2015, 11:40 AM IST

Turkey lifts ban on headscarves in public institutions

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday announced that his government would lift a ban on wearing headscarves in public institutions as part of reforms to boost rights.

Sep 30, 2013, 20:47 PM IST

Protests in Montreal over proposed religious garb ban

The prohibition of headscarves, turbans and other religious garments is part of a proposed overhaul of the Canadian province`s "Charter of Values."

Sep 15, 2013, 12:16 PM IST

Egypt`s national carrier allows hostesses to wear

For the first time since its establishment in 1932, Egypt`s national carrier has allowed its hostesses to wear headscarves on duty after the Muslim Brotherhood government approved the wardrobe change.

Nov 12, 2012, 18:01 PM IST

‘Turbans, headscarves’ to be part of official staff uniforms for London Olympics

London 2012 Olympic organizers are planning to introduce turbans and headscarves as part of their official staff uniforms.

Aug 07, 2011, 12:47 PM IST

Headscarves issued to policewomen in UK

Though the French are proposing to ban Muslim veils the British with a longer history of dealing with minorities have issued headscarves to women cops.

Jul 29, 2009, 18:14 PM IST