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French women's 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 Veiled Muslim

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

Court: Dismissal Over Muslim 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 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 in ‘War of the Veil’ in Iran

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’ in 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 Moves Toward 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

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

Fear of Muslims Nixes Paris Fete

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

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

Muslim Law: Lashes for 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

More Abuse of Women Under Hamas

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