Tag: HIjab

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…

Iran VP says government against using force over hijab

Tehran: Iran's vice president for women's affairs insisted today the government opposed using "force" to ensure women wear the hijab,…

Meet Tahera Rahman, America’s first Hijab-clad news reporter

The Quad Cities [US]: Tahera Rahman (27) became the first hijab-clad full-time TV reporter of America. Rahman, a resident of…

Indonesia’s Aceh orders female flight crews to wear hijab

Banda Aceh: An Indonesian province said on Tuesday it is ordering Muslim female flight attendants landing in the region to…

Canada: Girl who faces attack over hijab narrates incident, police rejects the claim

Ottawa: In yet another incident of Islamophobia, an 11-year-old girl was attacked over wearing hijab. This attack took place in…

UK school wants govt to ban hijab, fasting for children

London: One of the UK's leading state-funded schools has called on the government to take a firm stand on children…