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In today’s India, clothing choices signal a deepening religious divide
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In today’s India, clothing choices signal a deepening religious divide

In a video that has since gone viral on social media, a group of men gather on a dusty street…
Conflicting tan lines: The burkini raises debate in Egypt
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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…
After ban, Israel permits U.S. Rep Tlaib to make humanitarian visit to family in West Bank
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After ban, Israel permits U.S. Rep Tlaib to make humanitarian visit to family in West Bank

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel decided on Friday to allow U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib – a critic of Israeli policy toward…
Partial Dutch ban on face-covering clothing takes effect
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Partial Dutch ban on face-covering clothing takes effect

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A new Dutch law took effect Thursday banning face-covering clothing — including the burqa and…
‘Burkini’ row shuts pools in French town
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‘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,…
Minnesota, Michigan send first Muslim women to US Congress
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Minnesota, Michigan send first Muslim women to US Congress

  Voters in Minnesota and Michigan on Tuesday elected the first two Muslim women to serve in the US Congress,…
Nike has a new product for Muslim women: The ‘Pro Hijab’
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Nike has a new product for Muslim women: The ‘Pro Hijab’

 Nike will soon begin selling a performance hijab for Muslim women athletes.The head cover, called the "Nike Pro Hijab," boasts…
Austrian govt criticizes headscarf advice for Muslim women, girls
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Austrian govt criticizes headscarf advice for Muslim women, girls

Austrian government officials are criticizing a recommendation by the country's Islamic leaders that Muslim women and girls wear a headscarf…
Nike commercial celebrates Arab female athletes ‘to inspire others’
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Nike commercial celebrates Arab female athletes ‘to inspire others’

"What will they say about you?" is a rhetorical question with which many women and girls in the Middle East…
Removing hijab, finding myself
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Removing hijab, finding myself

At 15, I never thought I would put it on. And by 18, I never imagined taking it off.
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