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Egyptian channel with veiled women launches broadcast

July 21st, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) Maria TV, a new satellite news channel that only features women wearing the full Islamic veil, has been launched in Egypt. Men are banned from the ... Read more...

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Egypt to launch TV channel with fully-veiled women

July 12th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 12 (IANS/AKI) A new satellite TV channel managed completely by women donning the niqab or the full veil will begin broadcast in Egypt July 20, the first day ... Read more...

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Women power at Delhi civic polls (Sidelights)

April 15th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) In the old quarters of Delhi, many veiled women, dragging their children along, were seen thronging the polling booths to vote in the civic ... Read more...

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Pak woman publicly flogged by Taliban yet to get over her horror and humiliation

December 7th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 7 (ANI): Nearly two years after the Taliban left Pakistan's Swat district, life seems to have returned to normalcy, but a woman named Saira Bibi still seethes with pain ... Read more...

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Canada outraged over security exemption for niqab-wearing women

August 2nd, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 2 (IANS) A YouTube video showing two niqab-wearing Muslim women being allowed to board a flight at Montreal airport without being subjected to any security checks has outraged Canadians. The incident, ... Read more...

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Cairo clubs witnessing backlash against hijab

February 27th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb. 27 (ANI): In what is being seen as a backlash against hijab, nightclubs in Cairo are refusing to allow Hijab-wearing women in.Yasmine al-Mehairy, 29, didn't really want to enter a ... Read more...

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Hamas produces its first feature film

July 19th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, July 19 (ANI): Hamas has debuted in the field of feature film production this weekend when the action-packed thriller was being screened in Gaza to an exclusive crowd of celebrities.The film, ... Read more...

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Handcuffed militant blasts grenade at media meet in Bangladesh

February 21st, 2009 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 21 (IANS) An arrested Islamist militant being paraded before the media in Bangladesh threw himself on a pile of grenades on display and detonated one of them, killing himself and ... Read more...

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Now, a fashion show for veiled women in Saudi Arabia

September 14th, 2008 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 14 (IANS) In what must be perhaps the first of its kind in the fashion world, three young Saudi girls are organising a fashion show solely focused on veiled women.Luma ... Read more...

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