Tag: HIjab

Khadijah Safari, a Islam convert teaches women self defence

WASHINGTON: In a society increasingly concerned by Islamophobic hate crimes and terrorism, hijab-wearing mum-of-four aims to empower Muslim and non-Muslim…

Hate crime in US: Muslim woman’s Hijab ripped off

Dallas: In a yet another hate crime incident in the United States of America, a Muslim mother and daughter were…

Student barred from exam for wearing Hijab

New Delhi: Umaiyah Khan, a student of Jamia Islamia University who is currently pursuing her Master of Business Administration (MBA),…

UGC NET: Woman with ‘hijab’ not allow to appear for exam

PANAJI: A 24-year-old Muslim girl was not allowed to appear for the NET, the National Testing Agency (NTA), University Grants…

Irish rock star converts to Islam

The Irish rock star formerly known as Sinead O'Connor has converted to Islam. Sinead openly declared that she has converted…

Hijab-wearing Majiziya breaks stereotypes in India

Vadakara: When 23-year-old Majiziya Bhanu took to the stage to compete in the women’s segment of the Mr. Kerala competition…

Meet 23-year-old hijab-wearing girl who breaks stereotypes in India

Vadakara: When 23-year-old Majiziya Bhanu took to the stage to compete in the women's segment of the Mr Kerala competition…

Sara Iftekhar: First Miss England finalist to wear a hijab

LONDON: A Miss England contestant is set to wear a hijab in the finals on Tuesday (Sept 5), in a…

20 years old contestant to wear hijab in Miss England finals

Sara Iftekhar, a 20-year-old Muslim woman is set to become the first to wear a hijab in the Miss England…

The first hijab-wearing American Muslim woman Olympian performs Hajj

Washington: American Muslim Olympian Ibtihaj Mohammed performed Hajj along with the other pilgrims. 32-year-old, Ibtihaj Mohammed says it was the…

Cambridge University student abused for defending hijab-clad woman in UK

London: A political science student at Cambridge University in the UK has been racially attacked by a white man, shouting…

UK: Indian-Origin man racially abused for defending Muslim woman in Hijab

London: Islamophobia is spreading like a dangerous disease across the globe with people turning inhuman and racists towards the Muslim…

Austria: Egyptian artists attacked for wearing hijab

Cairo: Two Egyptian artists faced racist attack in European country Austria during the shooting of a drama serial to be…

Student drags her college to court for not allowing to wear hijab

Mumbai: A student of Sai Homeopathic Medical College (SHMC) in Bhiwandi moved the Bombay High Court against her college. She…

Dr Israr Ahmed speaks on importance of ‘Parda from brother in law, sister in law’

"Say to the believing men that: they should cast down their glances and guard their private parts (by being chaste).…

13-year-old girl in hijab called terrorist, attacked in US hate crime

WASHINGTON: A 13-year-old girl in a headscarf was attacked in the US state of Virginia and police are treating the…

US: Man stabs Hijab-clad nurse, reward announced for information on accused

Harris County [USA]: In an incident which took place in the United States of America (USA), a man stabbed a…

Maria is the first-ever hijab wearing Muslim beauty queen to compete for England beauty title

Shattering stereotypes, 20-year-old Maria Mahmood is all set to compete for the prestigious title of Miss England, all the while…

Iranian woman sentenced to two years in jail for removing headscarf

Tehran: An Iranian woman has been sentenced to two years in prison for removing her headscarf publicly in protest against…

Meet Merve Safa Kavakci, Turkish ambassador to Malaysia – a crusader for Hijab

During his 6-day visit to Malaysia, Siasat editor Mr Zahid Ali Khan, along with the other dignitaries, also met Turkish…