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A veiled television presenter, Hālah al-Mālkī, will appear for the first time ever on the state owned television screens.
The controversy over hijāb-wearing television presenters is back in the spotlight as a new court ruling concerning the return of three presenters to the screen is added to the previous rulings - none of which have been enforced.
Denmark, which provoked an outcry in Egypt due to the offensive cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad, permitted the appearance of a veiled Muslim presenter on its television contrary to Egypt which considers veiled presenters a diabolical thing.
The author shows that there is no decision prohibiting veiled women from appearing on T.V, mentioning some examples to support his words.
Egyptian television prevents presenting any series that includes actresses who wear the hijāb.
A new war has been launched between veiled and unveiled actresses in finding a place in the over-busy schedule of the Egyptian TV during Ramadān. The veiled stars attack officials of the Egyptian TV for preventing their serials, claiming it is a conspiracy against Islam and hijāb.
Students and professors of faculties of media in different Egyptian universities give their opinion about the motives behind wearing the hijāb [headscarf].
Television presenters have filed a lawsuit against the minister of information claiming their right to resume their jobs with their heads covered.
Al-Nās [people] television channel will begin broadcasting from Egypt funded by the Saudi Arabian al-Barāhīn Gulf Company, and featuring Egyptian hijāb-wearing television presenters.
On Egyptian television, there is an unwritten rule prohibiting any female presenter wearing the hijāb [headscarf for a Muslim woman] from appearing on screen, in spite of the fact Islam is the official religion of the state and the main source of legislation therein, as enshrined by the...


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