New Quebec bill would ban religious symbols

Canadian province of Quebec introduces bill that bans some public employees from wearing religious symbols at work, including kippahs.Elad Benari, 3/29/2019, 4:09 AM

Niqab, burqa, hijab - Afghanistan comes to the West

There are women shrouded in burqas, hidden by Niqab, and set apart wearing Hijab on the streets of so many American cities.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 3/4/2019, 11:22 PM

French sports retailer won't sell hijab

French sportswear retailer Decathlon scraps plans to sell hijab for women runners in France following public outcry.Elad Benari, 2/27/2019, 3:09 AM

The two-faced women who hate Israel - and Jews

Now that she has attacked Elliot Abrams, I wonder where Representative Ilhan Omar stands on the issue of FGM given that she is a Somali-American and the practice is pandemic among Somalis. No one has asked her about it publicly. I am asking her here.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 2/15/2019, 12:34 PM

1979-2019: European cowardice on Iran

87 women have been hanged by moderate Iranian president Rouhani. Where is Europe? Where are the feminists? Giulio Meotti, 2/3/2019, 7:02 AM

French Muslim singer leaves 'The Voice' after anti-Israel posts

Viral media sensation forced to step down after extremist anti-Israel social media posts exposed. 'Israelis are war criminals.'Tzvi Lev, 2/11/2018, 7:26 PM

Iran arrests dozens of women as anti-hijab protests heat up

Revolutionary Guards say 29 women arrested for unveiling themselves in protest of modesty laws.David Rosenberg, 2/2/2018, 2:53 PM

Hijab-wearing model quits L'Oreal campaign over anti-Semitism

First hijab-wearing model to appear in L'Oreal haircare campaign pulls out from campaign after old anti-Israel tweets exposed.Elad Benari, 1/23/2018, 2:13 AM

Barbie now wears a hijab

Mattell unveils hijab-wearing Barbie honoring American Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad.Ben Ariel, 11/15/2017, 4:44 AM

Bar Ilan co-ed thrown out of class for refusing to remove hijab

Lecturer removes student from classroom for refusing to remove Islamic head-covering. University says lecturer's behavior 'unacceptable.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/29/2017, 7:39 PM

'Before wearing a hijab, I was just an ordinary white girl'

Anti-Israel activist Linda Sarsour caught admitting she only wears a hijab in order to be considered a 'person of color.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/7/2017, 12:06 PM

Top European court: Employers allowed to ban headscarves

ECJ rules that an employer has the right to forbid employees from wearing visible religious symbols.Tal Polon, 3/14/2017, 1:13 PM

Nike to release sport hijabs

Nike sportswear will now have a hijab section for Muslim women., 3/8/2017, 7:58 PM

Watch: High school students wear hijab for a day

Students at Illinois high school declare solidarity with Muslim community, don traditional Muslim garb., 2/26/2017, 3:47 PM

Trump's Executive Order is quite in order

As a feminist, scholar, and activist, I think this Order is long overdue. Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 1/30/2017, 11:57 PM

The fake hijab hate crimes witch hunt

The rash of made-up hijab attacks after Trump’s election was an especially extraordinary phenomenon. And it is a dangerous one. Daniel Greenfield, 12/22/2016, 9:43 PM

Israel's unusual goodwill ambassador

Sandra Salomon, niece of Arafat's close aide, was born in Ramallah but later converted to Christianity and champions Israel in Canada.Yoel Domb, 10/27/2016, 9:11 AM

Women threaten to boycott championship

Women threaten to boycott World Championship after Iran announces they must wear hijab.Nissan Tzur, 10/1/2016, 9:43 PM

Why the Burkini Ban is right

The clothing of Muslim women is not a personal fashion choice. It is much more ominous. Daniel Greenfield, 9/5/2016, 12:21 PM

US military college denies student’s request to wear a hijab

Citadel military school says newly-accepted student cannot wear a hijab with her uniform. Family is considering legal action.Shoshana Miskin, 5/15/2016, 12:06 PM

Mom, apple pie and burqas?

Western women who don Islamist clothing for fun forget that Muslim women don't have a choice in the matter.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 4/8/2016, 1:04 AM

French women's rights minister calls hijabs 'slavery'

Women's rights minister compares Muslim women in headscarf to 'negroes who supported slavery,' gets social media backlash.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/31/2016, 4:29 PM

Italy is capitulating to Islamic autocrats

Rome is on the crosshairs of ISIS and thinks that grovelling will keep it safe. Giulio Meotti, 3/5/2016, 11:35 PM

New York school holds World Hijab Day

Parents were not informed in advance, and many were angry. Experts say that the hijab is actually not an Islamic requirement.Hillel Fendel, 2/15/2016, 2:12 AM

Tajik police shave 13,000 beards to fight religion

Secular regime's law enforcement services convinced 1,700 women and girls to stop wearing headscarves.Gil Ronen, 1/20/2016, 7:02 PM

Iranian actress forced to flee to Dubai over hijab

Iran's ministry of culture targets Sadaf Taherian over bareheaded social media photos, exposes actress to public abuse.Tova Dvorin, 11/1/2015, 8:59 AM

Hard-hearted Jews

One has to call it by that name because it is so shocking. These are Jews who worry about Arab fears and anxieties at this time, not those of Israeli mothers and fathers.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 10/27/2015, 5:02 PM

Iranian Women Fined $260 for 'Bad Hijabs'

Two women given fine worth month's salary for 'bad hijabs,' highlighting harsh Islamic law of Iran where the headscarves are mandatory.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/16/2015, 3:08 PM

Iran Rejects Controversial Hijab Law

Iran rejects draft law that would give greater powers to Iran's police to enforce women's compulsory wearing of a face veil.Ben Ariel, 1/4/2015, 5:46 AM

Asia's Olympic Chief Calls for Hijab to be Allowed

Asia's Olympic chief urges all sports to let women wear hijab headscarf, after Qatar's basketball team quits Asian Games in fury.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/6/2014, 4:16 AM

FIBA Allows Muslim Religious Head Coverings

International basketball's governing body to allow players to wear hijabs and turbans on a trial basis.Ben Ariel, 9/17/2014, 2:12 AM

French Court Upholds Firing of Muslim Woman Over Headscarf

A Paris appeals court upholds right of kindergarten to fire Muslim who insisted on wearing hijab headscarf.Ari Yashar, 11/27/2013, 2:32 PM

Violence Spreads over Face Veil Ban in France

At least 20 cars were torched and four people arrested in a second night of rioting after French police enforced a ban on the face veil.Chana Ya'ar, 7/23/2013, 12:13 AM

Clashes in France Over Enforcing Veil Ban

At least five people were injured when a mob rioted in a Paris suburb over enforcement of the ban on full-face veils in FranceChana Ya'ar, 7/21/2013, 1:49 PM

Rowhani Welcomes Facebook, Rejects Segregation

Iran's president-elect expresses progressive views about civil liberties, freedom of expression and the internet.Elad Benari, 7/3/2013, 5:12 AM

Top French Court Rules Dismissal Over Veil 'Discriminatory'

French court ruled that Muslim woman who was fired for wearing Islamic headscarf at work was unfairly dismissed on basis of religion. Rachel Hirshfeld , 3/19/2013, 10:10 PM

Jordan Bank Fires Christian Woman Who Eschewed Hijab

A Christian woman in Jordan was fired from her position when she refused to adopt Islamic dress as a part of a bank uniformGabe Kahn, 5/23/2012, 10:30 PM

Canada Bans Face Coverings for Citizenship Oath

Canada has banned the wearing of face coverings - including the burqa or hijab - during the citizenship oath.Gabe Kahn., 12/12/2011, 6:54 PM

Veiled Woman Running Against Sarkozy

A woman who openly wears an Islamic face-veil in defiance of a French-ban will challenge Nicolas Sarkozy for the Presidency next year.Gabe Kahn., 9/22/2011, 9:11 PM

Ahmadinejad Seeks Women’s Support in the ‘War of the Veil’

Ahmadinejad causes an uproar in Iran, angering religious clerics and appealing to women’s support in his attacks on the Muslim veil. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/24/2011, 9:19 AM

‘Ban the Burqa’ Muslim Veil Trend Spreads to Italy

Italy follows France and Belgium and drafts a law banning the Muslim ’burqa’ veil in public. Terrorists threaten Belgium for the ban. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/5/2011, 2:10 AM

Italy Takes Step Towards Niqab Ban

An Italian parliamentary commission approved a draft law banning veils in public; vote after summer recess.Gabe Kahn., 8/2/2011, 10:41 PM

Syria Bans Face-Coverings in Universities

Syria has banned Islamic face-coverings for university women. Middle East expert Dr. David Bukai says Israel should do the same.Hillel Fendel, 7/22/2010, 1:19 PM

Paris Police Scrap "Sausage and Booze" Fearing Muslim Response

An outdoor "Sausage and Booze" party in Paris has been banned by French police, who believe local Muslims will become enraged - and violent.Malkah Fleisher, 6/17/2010, 4:58 PM

FIFA Reverses Hijab Ban After Iranian Protest

The FIFA Olympic football federation has reversed a ruling that banned Iranian women from wearing the hijab Muslim hair covering in competitions.Hana Levi Julian, 5/4/2010, 12:13 PM

A Woman’s Life in Muslim Sudan: 40 Lashes for Wearing Trousers

Sudanese Muslims officials ordered 40 lashes for women wearing "indecent clothing.” One woman was spared, apparently because of bad publicity.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu , 1/22/2010, 10:37 AM

Gaza Women Face Increased Violence Since Hamas Takeover

A new study has found that Gaza women have suffered increased violence since Hamas seized control of the region in 2007.Hana Levi Julian, 1/3/2010, 12:56 PM