Sri Lanka bans burqa following terror attack

Sri Lanka's president bans garment worn by some Muslim women, says they are "a security risk".Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/29/2019, 5:03 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

Denmark's ban on Islamic face veils comes into force

Women protest new Danish legislation banning garments that cover the face, including the niqab or burqa.Elad Benari, 8/2/2018, 5:45 AM

Denmark bans Islamic face veils

Denmark approves law banning garments that cover the face, including Islamic veils such as the niqab or burqa.Elad Benari, 6/1/2018, 3:06 AM

Denmark considering ban on Muslim face veils

Danish government proposes ban on niqab and burqa in public spaces.Ben Ariel, 2/7/2018, 6:37 AM

French lawmakers banned from wearing religious symbols

Lawmakers prohibited from wearing religious symbols in parliament 'to maintain atmosphere of neutrality.'JTA, 1/24/2018, 9:36 PM

I support the women who have accused Tariq Ramadan of assault

This may be the first time in history in which a Muslim cleric or religious leader will be tried in a Western Court of Law: Is the respected scholar and spiritual leader an abusive sexual predator? Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 11/6/2017, 12:00 PM

Austria bans burqa in public places

Austrian Parlaiment says no to burqas in government offices, schools, workplaces; approves laws to fight Islamic extremism.Nissan Tzur, 6/11/2017, 7:01 AM

Austria to ban burqas starting October

New Austrian legislation will ban the full-face Islamic veil in public places starting October 1.Ben Ariel, Canada, 6/10/2017, 12:55 AM

Germany approves partial ban on burqa

New German law forbids public servants from wearing full-face Islamic veil while performing their duties.Ben Ariel, 4/28/2017, 5:33 AM

Austria announces Muslim face veil ban

Austria’s coalition government announces plan to ban Muslim face-covering veils.Ben Ariel, 2/1/2017, 5:13 AM

German Chancellor Merkel calls for Burka ban

In a sharp departure from previous policies, German Chancellor Merkel says she will initiate legislation against Burkas.Yoel Domb, 12/6/2016, 3:46 PM

Dutch parliament votes to ban burqas

The lower house of the Dutch Parliament voted to ban wearing articles of clothing that fully cover the face - such as burqas and niqabs.Tal Polon, 11/29/2016, 5:47 PM

Norway seeks ban on burqas in classrooms

Norway's government announces plans to ban the full-face Islamic veil from classrooms and university lecture halls.Ben Ariel, 10/6/2016, 5:42 AM

'Face veil has no place, but we can't ban it'

Germany’s Interior Minister says Muslim face veil is not compatible with German society but can't be banned due to constitutional issues.Ben Ariel, 8/19/2016, 3:46 AM

Islam, Sexual Violence, and the West

The mass migration from the Middle East and North Africa raises the specter of Islamist terror on European soil, but it also augurs the kind of sexual abuse that those regions tolerate.. Noah Beck, 7/29/2016, 1:43 PM

UK professors refuse “Israeli money” but merrily take Arab funds 

A little background checking reveals the reason Catherine Hall refused an Israeli prize. Women's rights have nothing to do with it. Giulio Meotti, 6/6/2016, 4:42 PM

Islamic money talks and Europe listens

Islam is buying Europe’s economy and freedom. Giulio Meotti, 4/6/2016, 8:20 PM

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

How long until Arabs and Muslims rule, Britannia?

Those in England who deplore its Islamization are afraid to express their thoughts out loud.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 3/12/2016, 9:58 PM

The terrorist wears a burqa

There is good reason to set limitations on burqas in the West.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 12/15/2015, 7:00 AM

How Does Chad Beat Terror? Banning Burqas

West can learn from Africa? After suicide bomber dresses as woman, Muslim-majority Chad vows to arrest anyone in full-face veil.Ari Yashar, 7/13/2015, 12:32 PM

America's Legal Rejection of Neutrality in Religious Matters

Hijab on the job. How will this play out?Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 6/7/2015, 12:16 AM

Dutch Cabinet Approves Partial Ban on Burqa

Dutch cabinet approves a partial ban on wearing the Islamic veil in schools, hospitals and on public transport.Ben Ariel, Canada, 5/23/2015, 12:31 AM

Watch: Toronto Robbers with Muslim Face Veils

Muslim women or armed jewelry store robbers? Robbers make Toronto criminal history in heist making off with half-a-million dollars worth.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 11/22/2014, 9:05 PM

France: Woman Ejected from Opera for Wearing Veil

Paris opera house ejects a woman for wearing a veil covering her face and which was outlawed in 2011.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/21/2014, 5:46 AM

Give Me Sinatra and Mobsters for Israel

If only we had more Jews like that Italian Catholic from Hoboken... Jack Engelhard, 8/14/2014, 5:05 AM

French Court Upholds Ban on Muslim Face Veil

French court convicts woman for wearing a full-face veil in public, rejects bid to have the country's burqa ban declared unconstitutional.Elad Benari, 1/9/2014, 6:16 AM

EU Court puts France Burqa Ban in Spotlight

Meanwhile, a Paris court upholds the right of a nursery to fire a female employee who insisted on wearing an Islamic headscarf.Gil Ronen, 11/27/2013, 7:43 PM

British Minister: Ban Muslim Face Veils in Courts

The Muslim face veils worn by women are a "peculiar costume in the 21st century," says Minister Kenneth Clarke.Elad Benari, 11/4/2013, 4:43 AM

Europe Deserves Islam

The anti-gender radicalism of Europe would be hilarious if it weren't so tragic, says the writer. Giulio Meotti, 9/3/2013, 12:01 AM

Candidate: Want to Vote? Remove Your Burqa

A Jewish candidate in the Jerusalem city elections calls to require Muslim women to show their faces. ‘Burqas are used for vote fraud.’Maayana Miskin, 8/29/2013, 4:38 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

Jewish ‘Burka Family’ Missing After Baby Dies

The hareidi-religious Eida Hareidit organization has joined a search for a hareidi-religious Jerusalem family missing after the baby died.Chana Ya'ar, 2/10/2013, 2:34 PM

'Burkas for Babies' Controversy in Saudi Arabia

A Saudi Arabian cleric is calling for all female babies to wear the burka, an enveloping garment that includes a veil that covers the face. Chana Ya'ar, 2/3/2013, 1:52 PM

Veiled Saudi Women Ejected from Paris Airport

France is enforcing a year-old ban on the "niqab" and not allowing Muslim women into the country if they refuse to take off a face veil.Chana Ya'ar, 6/13/2012, 3:22 PM

Woman Fined for Driving while Wearing a Burqa

Muslim woman in France fined after being caught driving while wearing a burqa - which is banned in France.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/30/2011, 10:40 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

‘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

To Niqab or Not to Niqab

Australian Parliament to vote on niqab ban after traffic offense fiasco.David ben Yacov, 7/28/2011, 9:10 PM

Eida Chareidis Plans 'Burka Ban'

One of the most stringent hareidi-religious rabbinic councils in Israel is preparing to ban the burka, or full-body covering and face veil.Chana Ya'ar, 8/5/2010, 12:52 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

France Moves to Ban Burka

Muslim women in France may soon be prohibited wearing the burka or niqab to cover their faces in public following legislators' support for a ban. Hana Levi Julian, 7/14/2010, 2:54 PM

Belgium Moves to Ban Burqa

Change in Eurabia? Belgian parliamentary committee voted to ban the wearing of face-covering veils in public.Gil Ronen, 3/31/2010, 7:55 PM