burqa


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

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Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb 26 ( ANI ): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf followers have been mocking cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan's second wife Reham Khan after she tweeted a picture of the PTI chief's new wife Bushra Maneka covering herself from head to toe along with a picture of modest Burqa.
Located between the towns of Burqa and Sebastia, al-Masudiyya dates back to 1914.
A video showing the woman, later identified as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) volunteer Saira, being made to take off her burqa on Tuesday has gone viral.
Muslim man dons burqa on Indian train to 'escape lynching'
The niqab covers everything but the eyes, while the burqa also covers the eyes with a transparent veil.
Several countries around Europe have banned the burqa in all public places, including France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Bulgaria.
Calling for a burqa ban somehow does not seem to be part of that.
Following burkini bans over the summer on beaches in the French Riviera and a series of terror attacks across Western Europe, Germany's CDU party and affiliate party, the Christian Social Union (CSU) parties debated banning the burqa in August.
Au moment oo il y a un repli identitaire dans un pays comme la France et une montee des agressions islamophobes en Allemagne, la police metropolitaine du comte de West Midlands, en Angleterre, planche sur un projet qui peut en decoiffer plus d'un : Autoriser ses agents a porter la burqa, pour mettre en avant la "diversite" dans ses unites.
Rachel, who was standing in a queue to pay the grocery bill, took objection when a couple, including a woman in burqa, tried to break the line and advised them to wait for their turn.
Other veils include the burqa, which is the most concealing of all Islamic veils.
She puts on Burqa while at work and she gets orders from another high-ranking woman.
Summary: The Lebanese Army Saturday briefly detained a man wearing a burqa when he fled upon approaching a military checkpoint in the coastal city of Sidon.
Shoplifting gang boss Annette Daniel is suspected of wearing a burqa to hide her identity from store detectives.
A man disguised himself in a burqa and women's shoes then murdered his wife because of her friendship with a Dubai resident, a Canadian court has heard.