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an Arab headdress consisting of a square piece of cloth folded into a triangle and fastened over the crown by an agal

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He sent her a large and fancy Qoran, a prayer carpet and a kaffiyeh, the Palestinian headdress that has been adopted in Iran as a sign of support for the Palestinian cause.
The letter R superimposed on a kaffiyeh stands for "return;" inside it is a miniature map of "Palestine", symbol of the final
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, (238) The Lorenz plaintiff, an overnight stocker at Wal-Mart, referred to his religious beliefs as "Universal Belief System." (239) He expressed his beliefs by showing up for work wearing various pieces of religious attire, including a priest's shirt and collar, a beret and a court jester hat, a kaffiyeh (Muslim headdress), a fanny pack with an anarchy symbol, a chain with multiple crosses hanging from it, and a necklace with a crucifix.
The majority were young men and many were wearing red kaffiyeh scarves on their heads.
"I now have to spend 100 percent of my time working on the environmental impacts of marijuana," says Gabriel, who showed up at Bear Camp in military-style cargo pants and a kaffiyeh scarf.
When he sang his signature anthem to Palestinian nationalism, 'Raise the Kaffiyeh', many in the audience got to their feet and started dancing.
Then he removed his army shirt, put it on again inside out, stuck his green policeman's beret in his back pocket, wrapped his head in a kaffiyeh someone handed him, and thus completed his transformation into a Palestinian laborer" (237).
A few days ago, the sight of Kate in a kaffiyeh would have given me a coronary, but my mind was at peace.
A 9-month investigation, as shown in the documentary, reveals that high levels of polonium, a rare and highly radioactive element were detected in Arafat's final personal belongings, such as his clothes, toothbrush and kaffiyeh. Polonium as it turns out has been used in at least one political assassination before, that of former KGB agent Alexandra Litvinenko, whose books exposed the role that the KGB had played in bringing Vladimir Putin to power through acts of terrorism and other foul play.
"I had a black-and-white kaffiyeh I wanted to wear"an article of clothing that she wouldn't wear publicly in Upper Nazareth, where she says that her family doesn't speak Arabic in their grocery store for fear of drawing unwanted attention.
In his red and white checked kaffiyeh, aviator shades and heavy moustache he resembles no one else on the roots/pop scene and his music - an immediate partystarter - has ignited a significant following outside his homeland.
(21) Palestinian businesses that produce the iconic kaffiyeh headscarves are being underpriced by Chinese offerings by as much as 40 percent, which has led to the shuttering of all but one Palestinian factory.
"Netanyahu wants to replace the Palestinian kaffiyeh with a Jewish kippa.
Wearing a red-checkered kaffiyeh with his dark suit and accompanied by two of his children ...
Summary: The traditional Palestinian checkered scarf known as kaffiyeh is once again at the center of a conflict over freedom of speech and negative stereotypes following a Pennsylvania high school's decision