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Hijab is now going mainstream in fashion, thanks to a 19-year-old

Somali-American teen who became first hijab-sporting contestant in history of USA pageant has propelled ethnic wear in world of fashion.

18 Sep 2017 11:02 AM

UK woman sues employer for ordering her to remove ‘terrorist looking’ black hijab

The woman had been working for Harvey Dean in Bury for almost a year when her managers took issue with the hijab.

25 Jun 2017 6:28 PM

Hate crime in UK: Muslim woman assaulted by white man, hijab ripped off

The assault comes amid a spike in hate crime incidents in the UK following a suicide bombing at a concert in Manchester Arena.

11 Jun 2017 1:48 PM

US girl's hijab removed, handcuffed at school after being called terrorist

The student reported that she had been verbally harassed and called a

07 Jun 2017 7:01 PM

US: 2 students sent home from school for wearing hijabs without note from parents

Hajah Bah and Fatmata Mansaray alleged that the school administrators harassed them over their decision to don hijabs.

04 Jun 2017 12:53 PM


Indonesia’s hijab-wearing metal group challenges stereotypes

An official of a top clerical body said although the group might trigger a culture clash in a conservative area.

30 May 2017 12:22 AM

Teenage boy in US spits on Muslim classmate, tries to rip her hijab off

Police questioned the teen and charged him with aggravated harassment and disorderly conduct.

21 May 2017 12:57 PM

Video: Muslim-American woman kicked out of bank in US for wearing hijab

Jamela Mohamed had gone into a branch of Sound Credit Union in Washington state on Friday to make a car payment.

14 May 2017 1:34 PM

Muslim-American teen boxer wins right to compete wearing hijab

Amaiya Zafar can adhere to her religious beliefs rather than to a mandate that she wear a sleeveless jersey and shorts.

25 Apr 2017 9:26 AM

Hijabi teen's dad's reply to her text shatters prejudices

She texted her dad after a classmate tried to insult her during class

19 Apr 2017 1:42 PM


Muslim basketball player benched for wearing hijab in US

Hayes's coach Donita Adams said that they were not informed about this rule, but had no choice but to leave her on the bench.

19 Mar 2017 1:08 PM

Battles over hijab, niqab, beards

The judgment could apply to dangling crucifixes, yamulkas, hijabs and of course niqabs — the full face covering.

18 Mar 2017 2:08 AM

Mystic Mantra: Nothing veiled about the hijab

For women who observe hijab, it is a path that helps in preserving their moral chastity and coming nearer to their Creator.

15 Mar 2017 3:48 AM

EU firms can ban employees from wearing hijab, religious symbols: Top court

The ECJ was ruling on a case dating to 2003 when Samira Achbita, a Muslim, was employed as receptionist by G4S security services in Belgium.

14 Mar 2017 3:26 PM

White House staffer quits Donald Trump's office over travel ban

Rumana Ahmed, who was hired in 2011, was allegedly the only ‘hiajbi’ in the West Wing.

26 Feb 2017 2:52 PM


Forced to remove hijab after 'false arrest' by NYPD cops, claims woman

She claimed that she was paraded around a Midtown police station by police officers.

23 Feb 2017 6:39 PM

Turkey allows army officers to wear hijab for the first time

Women may wear the headscarf underneath their cap or beret so long as it is the same colour as their uniform and does not cover their faces.

22 Feb 2017 8:14 PM

Called 'terrorist Taliban', Muslim cop sues New York Police Department

The officers screamed 'Muslim bitch' while they attacked her and said 'I will punch you in the face'.

02 Feb 2017 3:27 PM

UK: Roman Catholic school bans Muslim child from wearing hijab

The school has a strict uniform policy, including no headwear or scarf and asked parents of the girl to respect it.

24 Jan 2017 8:09 PM

RJD slams Goel for 'hijab tweet', asks him to move ahead of typical stereotypes

Zaira and Goel engaged into a Twitter spat after the latter tweeted a picture of a woman in a hijab, comparing it with former.

21 Jan 2017 9:14 AM