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The spokesperson for the Ministry of Awqāf, Aḥmad al-Qāḍī, commented on the Supreme Administrative Court’s decision according to which university teaching staff at Cairo University are not allowed to wear the niqāb.
Egypt's Supreme Administrative Court rejected an appeal case against a prior ruling by the Administrative Court that forbade Cairo University teaching staff to wear the niqāb. The court decision supports a decision by the president of Cairo University who had banned female academic staff from...
The Revolutionary Socialists movement, the opposition in Egypt, rejected the Supreme Administrative Court’s decision to ban female faculty members at Cairo University from wearing the niqāb, emphasizing that this rule is an attempt to establish the state control over the body and is the latest...
On Saturday, September 28th, the Turkish-Muslim association known as (ICMG - Islamische Gemeinschaft Millî Görüş) led a number of events across 25 cities in Germany and the Netherlands to draw attention to what they alleged amounts to discrimination against Muslim women in their daily lives.
After several recent reforms, Saudi Arabia has embarked on the path of liberating the Saudi society according to its ‘Saudi Vision 2030’. It seems as if there is a revolution on the skyline with regards to Saudi women’s exposure to the wider world, and the eradication of their so-called ‘societal...
For the third time in one week, two women wearing the niqāb assaulted a 30-year-old woman of the name Nārīmān Samuel by severely beating her, cutting her hair by force and threw her out of the metro’s women-only car. [Mamdūh Hasan and Ahmad Sa’d, al-Shurūq al-Jadīd, Nov. 13, p. 3] Read original...
Minister of Civil Aviation Samīr ‘Imbābī ended a crisis between EgyptAir and flight hostesses after approving 21 out of 23 requests to wear the hijāb but declined to respond to any financial demands due to ailing financial conditions in the national carrier. [Author Not Mentioned, al-Misryūn, Nov...
Egyptian MP Ghāda ʿAjamī and member of the Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee, expressed her support to Algeria’s decision to ban the full-face veils at work, describing it “a brave decision”.
During the past few days, Egypt has witnessed a wide-scale controversy because of calls sent by parliamentarians, artists and writers, to ban the niqāb in public institutions and entities. Female Students at the Faculty of Islamic Studies, Alexandria University, launched a campaign under the title...
In an unusual and unprecedented approach by a public figure, the Minister of Awqāf (Awkaf or Endowments) Dr. Talꞌat ‘Afīfī has embarrassed an Egyptian reporter, when he refused to be interviewed by her at the conference, “Ministries beyond Barriers” because she was not wearing the hijāb. 

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