Last Updated: Saturday, September 21, 2013, 15:35
A Muslim school in the UK has asked its female teachers to sign new contracts stipulating they must wear the Islamic scarf ` hijab` during lesson s, even if they do not practise the religion.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 10:42
A federal judge in San Francisco has ruled trendy clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch wrongly fired a Muslim worker who insisted on wearing a head scarf.
Last Updated: Monday, August 19, 2013, 22:19
Swedish women posted pictures of themselves online wearing hijabs, or traditional Muslim headscarves, to show solidarity with a Muslim woman who was attacked in a Stockholm suburb for wearing one.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 04, 2013, 10:05
Prosecutors in Russia`s Siberian region have said that a university`s expulsion of a female student for wearing a hijab was "unlawful".
Last Updated: Monday, April 01, 2013, 10:05
Attia Gray, 15, a sophomore at the Hammond Academy of Science and Technology, said her teacher looked at her leopard-print hijab and told her she couldn`t wear it.
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 26, 2013, 11:20
Russian prosecutors are looking into a case of alleged expulsion of a female student from a Siberian university over her hijab.
Last Updated: Friday, January 11, 2013, 23:12
Russia will now allow applicants for employment permits to be photographed with their head covered, if required by their religious beliefs, a media report said.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 03, 2013, 13:34
A primary school in the UK is being sued by Muslim parents after it banned pupils from wearing the traditional Islamic headscarf.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 27, 2012, 13:41
Russian women working at Iran`s Bushehr nuclear power plant are not properly adhering to the Islamic republic`s strict dress code, despite receiving extra pay for compliance, an Iranian lawmaker has said.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 04, 2012, 10:10
Jamaat-e-Islami party has launched a campaign to make it compulsory for Pak women to wear the Hijab (scarf) to cover their head and neck in public.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 15, 2012, 00:06
Hijab left his post as prime minister last week and fled to Jordan with his family.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 14, 2012, 18:07
Riad Hijab, the defected Syria PM said only 30 percent of the nation was under regime control.
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