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Actress Hala Shiha uploads photo while wearing hijab
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Actress Hala Shiha uploads photo while wearing hijab

Actress Hala Shiha on Instagram uploading a new photo while wearing a hijab. She commented on the photo, saying: “There…
Taking off hijab not a ‘major sin’ in Islam: Ali Gomaa
Egypt

Taking off hijab not a ‘major sin’ in Islam: Ali Gomaa

Taking off the headscarf (hijab) by women is not a “major sin” in Islam, according to Muslim scholars, and there…
Sawiris controversial statement on hijab causes uproar
Egypt

Sawiris controversial statement on hijab causes uproar

A statement by Egyptian business tycoon and billionaire Naguib Sawiris regarding his viewpoint of the hijab caused an uproar on…
Actress Hala Shiha defends her views on hijab
Society

Actress Hala Shiha defends her views on hijab

Actress Hala Shiha on the CutheCrap channel has defended her views on the headscarf (hijab), after receiving criticism for her…
French ban on full-face Islamic veil violates human rights: U.N. panel
World

French ban on full-face Islamic veil violates human rights: U.N. panel

GENEVA (Reuters) – The U.N. Human Rights Committee said on Tuesday that France’s ban on the niqab, the full-face Islamic…
Photos: online backlash after woman wears black dress at engagement party
Life & Style

Photos: online backlash after woman wears black dress at engagement party

Going against wedding and engagement party traditions around the world as well as in Egypt, 22-year-old Egyptian Aya Shabaan stirred controversy…
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…
Contradictions add up during Trump’s Saudi visit
World

Contradictions add up during Trump’s Saudi visit

As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump railed against President Barack Obama for failing to utter the words “radical Islamic terrorism.”…
Tajikistan steps up battle against Islamic clothing
Life & Style

Tajikistan steps up battle against Islamic clothing

Clothing factories in Tajikistan are churning out brightly coloured national dresses amid a surge in sales, and it's not just…
EU companies can ban employees from wearing religious or political symbols: top court
World

EU companies can ban employees from wearing religious or political symbols: top court

EU companies can ban employees from wearing religious or political symbols, such as the Islamic headscarf, the bloc's top court…
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