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Left-wing activist mocks bereaved mother

Left-wing activist Eran Fogel mocked bereaved mother Ofra Lax for covering her hair in accordance with the traditional modest dress of married Jewish women.

Left-wing activist mocks bereaved mother

Yellow head covering - for the hostages

Neta Ben-Ami, a midwife at the Assuta Hospital in Ashdod and resident of Kibbutz Sa'ad, decided to wear a yellow head covering until all hostages have been brought home.

Yellow head covering - for the hostages

Iranian woman gets 74 lashes for violating dress code

33-year-old woman of Kurdish origins punished for "violating public morals" and not covering her head.

Iranian woman gets 74 lashes for violating dress code

Iran to toughen penalties for women who breach dress code

New bill stipulates that Iranian women who flout the strict Islamic dress code would face up to 10 years in prison.

Iran to toughen penalties for women who breach dress code

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Head of athletics federation resigns over women running unveiled

The headscarf requirement for women has come into focus since the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini and subsequent protests.

Head of athletics federation resigns over women running unveiled

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Two actresses charged for removing head covering in public

Iran charges two prominent actresses for publishing pictures of themselves without a hijab amid crackdown on breaches.

Two actresses charged for removing head covering in public

Iran closes more than 150 businesses over hijab law

More than 150 businesses in 24 hours shut down for not respecting obligation for women to wear headscarves.

Iran closes more than 150 businesses over hijab law

Iran installs cameras to locate and penalize unveiled women

Iranian authorities installing cameras in public places and thoroughfares in bid to rein in women defying the country's dress code.

Iran installs cameras to locate and penalize unveiled women

How Ilhan Omar inspired me to start wearing a headscarf

As much as I hate to admit it, her ascent to the halls of power has officially normalized head covering. Opinion.

How Ilhan Omar inspired me to start wearing a headscarf

International basketball allows religious head coverings

It will be interesting to see whether the change will result in more kippot on the basketball court in international games.

International basketball allows religious head coverings

FIBA Allows Muslim Religious Head Coverings

International basketball's governing body to allow players to wear hijabs and turbans on a trial basis.

FIBA Allows Muslim Religious Head Coverings