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  Adar 11, 5773 , 21/02/13

Egyptian Policemen to be Allowed to Grow Beards

Egypt’s Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that policemen will be allowed to grow beards, should they wish to do so for religious reasons.

The ruling brings to an end a decades-old ban on beards set during the reign of former President Hosni Mubarak.

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