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Synonyms for burka

a loose garment (usually with veiled holes for the eyes) worn by Muslim women especially in India and Pakistan


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A tall fair-skinned woman in a burkha, believed to be Jones, screams in Arabic and punches the air as her troops shout back, uttering their devotion to jihad.
Yesterday security sources es and revealed that Emwazi, 26, and burkha disguise jihadi Mohammed Ahmed Mohamed met in 2006 at a mosque in London before Emwazi began a course on computing at Westminster University.
It is pertinent to mention that Burkha Dutt while creating controversy to discredit Pakistan also hinted that Kashmir issue is "Achilles heel" of Indian Diplomacy.
What I am waiting for though is the first burkha in Parliament.
So why did so many headline writers even mention the burkha that she wore?
Claire, 20, from Linthorpe, this year spent three months in Arusha, Tanzania, teaching English at Burkha Primary School.
The incident adds to controversy over the head-to-toe burkha or other full-body coverings worn by some Muslim fundamentalists.
The burkha is an all-in-one body cloak that goes over the womanAAEs head and covers everything but her hands and feet.
I'M WITH President Sarkozy when he says the burkha is a symbol of the oppression of women.
Just as this conversation between the judge and the accused was going on, Ansaris wife in a burkha raised her hand to inform that she was present.
The green eyes of a figure in a blue burkha outstare the viewer in rage and fear.
Sensing an emotionally deeper story, Seierstad spent four months in Khan's crowded home, moving about more freely than the Afghan women though sometimes in a burkha.
In Ghazni, ''Women were taking off burkha and men were playing music,'' she said.
DRESS UNIFORM Suspected IS fighter wears frock under formal burkha
FLED Mohammed burkha The 27-year-old, who asked not to be named, said: "I remember first seeing a photo of Jihadi John posing next to one of his victims.