Barbie reveals first hijab-wearing doll (VIDEO)

The maker of the world famous Barbie doll has revealed plans to sell a doll modelled on an Olympic fencer in the US who competed while wearing a hijab. The doll, part of the toymaker’s 'Sheroes' collection, is dressed in …

Turkey lifts ban on army officers wearing hijab

Turkey’s army lifted a historic ban on female officers wearing the Islamic headscarf. The move, ordered by the defence ministry, applies to female officers working in the general staff and command headquarters and branches, the …

Kremlin avoids discussion on wearing hijabs at schools

The Kremlin would like to refrain from becoming a party of discussion on wearing hijabs at schools, the Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. "There have been really different approaches to the issue. You know that there have been …