Iran police begin crackdown on headscarf violators
They say removing hijab 'is considered a crime', and that they 'deal with social anomalies within the framework of the law'.
Protest-hit Iran says reviewing mandatory headscarf law
The review team met on Wednesday with parliament's cultural commission 'and will see the results in a week or two', the attorney-general says.
Erdogan proposes vote on right to wear Islamic headscarf
The subject is particularly important for Erdogan, whose Islamic-rooted ruling party lifted a long-standing ban on wearing the hijab in state institutions in 2013.
General headscarf ban at work is okay, Europe's top court says
The Court of Justice of the European Union says EU companies can ban headscarfs as long as it is a general prohibition that does not discriminate against employees.
Macron clashes with Le Pen over hijab ban
While polls indicate Macron is ahead they also point to a far tighter race between the centrist and the far-right leader than in their 2017 run-off.
French presidential candidate vows headscarf fines in tight election battle
Marine Le Pen says her pledge to ban the headscarf in all public spaces will be enforced by police in the same way as seatbelt-wearing in cars.
Minister condemns racist jibe against national sprinter who wore hijab at Olympics
Zuraida Kamaruddin says the athlete's attire had nothing to do with her performance.
French president’s party abandons candidate over hijab poster
In strongly secular France, religious symbols are frowned upon in politics.