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a cord (usually of goat's hair) that Arabs (especially Bedouins) wind around their heads to hold down the kaffiyeh

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Police and barangay officials remained clueless as to the motive for the crime, specially so because the Agals were described as "poor but peaceful people any record of having had any enemies.
A taqiyah (skull cap) is sometimes worn underneath it to help keep it in place along with a circlet of rope called an agal.
Tayong said based on the investigation conducted by the Carmen police, the Agal family was having dinner inside their makeshift home when the armed men arrived and pumped bullets into the house.
He seemed intrigued by the Agal (black ring part of the head dress); I explained it was originally used as a camel hobble.
The boys were dressed in thobes and head gear including Keffiyeh, Gutra, and the Agal while the girls swung around in Daffah, the traditional Bahraini attire for females, and sported jewellery on their heads.
Tenders are invited for Construction MBT of a road from i)Gimbil Agal to Dodanggreii)Cheran Songmagreiii)Romjora road to Renigre
The video allegedly shows the official repeatedly hitting an Asian van driver with his agal and punching him.
When I was 15, my goal was to be like my dad: in an office, with a briefcase, wearing a ghutrah and agal, driving a four-wheel drive.
The incident, which was filmed by a passerby and footage posted on YouTube, saw a man attack the Indian driver with his hands and beat him with his agal.
He said the black agal cord, which secures the men's headdress in place, actually has its origins in the rope used to tie the camel while resting on journeys.
He then took off his agal (the headband, usually knit from wool) and started beating me.
Some pictures showed Prince Abdul Aziz, an honorary member of Al Nasr team, carrying his agal, the black rope used to secure the ghutra, the headdress, in his hand while a stadium steward was trying to hold him away from Al Hilal players.
One citizen in the Province of Tarif used his snow camel to promote the colours of local teams, drawing praise from the fans, while another opted for the traditional ghitra and agal to cover the head of the snowman he built.