User: Iram Topic: Muslim Women
Category: Veiling Practices
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Iran's fashion police put on a show of chadors to stem west's cultural invasion 14.7.2006 The Guardian -- World Latest
The latest in Islamic fashions got top billing from Iran's religious authorities.
Mumbai Police detain man over blast connection 14.7.2006 New Indian Express
Mumbai Police detain man over blast connection
Mumbai Police detain man over blast connection 14.7.2006 New Kerala: Maharashtra
Mumbai: Mumbai Police detained a man, masquerading as a veiled woman, moving about suspiciously at Mumbai international airport late on Thursday night as it intensified hunt for suspects of Tuesday's bombings that killed 179 people.
Burqa-clad youth detained at Mumbai airport 14.7.2006 New Kerala: Maharashtra
Mumbai: With security being tightened at the airports across the country in the wake of Tuesday's Mumbai blasts, a youth, who allegedly put on a 'burqa' (veil) to meet his girlfriend, has been detained at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport here, police said today.
Afghans get fashion out of the closet 10.7.2006 CNN-IBN: Showbiz
Afghanistan hosted its first fashion show in three decades, but without any models in bikinis or short skirts.
Kabul's couture weekend 10.7.2006 Telegraph: International
Models strode down a catwalk in the Afghan capital Kabul for the first time in decades this weekend as two designers showed off their clothes behind the guarded walls of a luxury hotel.
The cosmic glass ceiling 7.7.2006 Hindustan Times
The cosmic glass ceiling
The cosmic glass ceiling : HindustanTimes.com 7.7.2006 Hindustan Times
The cosmic glass ceiling : HindustanTimes.com
For a square piece of cloth 6.7.2006 The Statesman
For a square piece of cloth
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Kuwaiti women cast votes for the first time 29.6.2006 DNA: Top News
Kuwaiti women voted for the first time on Thursday in parliamentary elections in the oil-rich Gulf state after a heated campaign focused on electoral reform and corruption.
Morocco's veiled feminists 28.6.2006 TOI: Editorial
It is often assumed that modern feminism has no place in societies under-going a religious revival, particularly in the Islamic world.
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Who says they aren't kicked? 22.6.2006 Hindu:Metro Plus: Bangalore
If you thought the beautiful game was all about the boys, BO and their beer, think again, urges BAGESHREE S. as she discovers that the women's brigade is also out to have a ball
A charlatan as jihad's butcher 21.6.2006 The Pioneer
A charlatan as jihad's butcher
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Ambition, Fulfilled! 20.6.2006 New Indian Express
Ambition, Fulfilled!
Khomeini scion backs US raid 19.6.2006 Telegraph: International
The grandson of Ayatollah Khomeini, the inspiration of Iran's 1979 Islamic revolution, has broken a three-year silence to back the US military to overthrow the country's clerical regime.
Muslim women do not consider themselves oppressed: survey 10.6.2006 Hindu: Breaking News
Muslim women do not consider themselves oppressed: survey 9.6.2006 New Kerala: World News
Washington: Most women belonging to the Islamic world do not consider themselves oppressed and believe in their specific rights, including that of franchise, to stride ahead at par with men.
Discussing lingerie sizes with men - behind the veil 2.6.2006 New Kerala: World News
By Alexandra Pironti, Dubai: Saudi women will have to continue to discuss innerwear details of sizes and makes with male shop assistants after a June 1 government deadline to replace men with women in lingerie stores across the conservative Muslim kingdom was postponed.
Veil a symbol of Mughals' respect for women: Patil 30.9.2004 CNN-IBN Top Stories
ALL'S NOT VEIL: Patil reportedly did an about turn on her veil comment in a meeting.This is being seen as an effort to woo minority votes in Presidential elections.
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Lal Masjid cleric sneaks out in burqa; caught 31.3.2002 CNN-IBN Top Stories
TRACED OUT: 1,200 radical students and militants holed up in the mosque complex surrendered.The chief cleric of Lal Masjid was caught trying to escape wearing a burqa.
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