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Conflicting tan lines: The burkini raises debate in Egypt
Life & Style

Conflicting tan lines: The burkini raises debate in Egypt

CAIRO (AP) — The woman accosted Yasmeen Samir as she swam with her family at a pool in a resort…
Governmental statement: Egyptian hotels should allow burkinis
Egypt

Governmental statement: Egyptian hotels should allow burkinis

The Chamber of Tourism Establishments issued a statement warning hotels against banning women from swimming in burkinis (swimwear for hijabi…
‘Burkini’ row shuts pools in French town
World

‘Burkini’ row shuts pools in French town

The two municipal swimming pools in the southeast French city of Grenoble have been shut down, despite the current heatwave,…
Muslim fashion for women exhibition stirs controversy in Germany
Fashion

Muslim fashion for women exhibition stirs controversy in Germany

Muslim head coverings have always been a controversial topic, as they embody so many issues, whether women’s rights worldwide or Western prejudice and discrimination against…
Egyptian veiled female TV anchor faces backlash over wearing Burkini in episode
Egypt

Egyptian veiled female TV anchor faces backlash over wearing Burkini in episode

Egyptian veiled TV anchor Doaa Farouk recently faced a massive wave of attacks on social media, following an appearance in a…
Tourism Ministry cancels decision requiring hotels to allow Burkini
Egypt

Tourism Ministry cancels decision requiring hotels to allow Burkini

The Ministry of Tourism has has gone back on its decision to allow Burkinis at hotel and resort pools. After consideration…
Burkini swimwear allowed in UK competitions
World

Burkini swimwear allowed in UK competitions

In a bid to support Muslim women who want their entire bodies covered during their participation in multiple sports competitions,…
UN rights office urges French towns to repeal burkini bans
World

UN rights office urges French towns to repeal burkini bans

The United Nations human rights office has called on French beach resorts to lift their bans on the burkini, calling…
‘Burkini’ bans good for sales: Australian designer
Culture

‘Burkini’ bans good for sales: Australian designer

Burkini bans in France have boosted sales and interest in the full-bodied Islamic swimsuit, particularly from non-Muslim women, the Australian…
French court suspends burkini ban
World

French court suspends burkini ban

France's highest administrative court on Friday suspended a controversial ban on the burkini by a French Riviera town after it…
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