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Crowd greets Iranian sport climber Elnaz Rekabi who broke hijab rule

Tehran: A large crowd at Tehran airport greeted an Iranian sport climber who competed without a headscarf at a competition in South Korea, calling her a "heroine".

Iran blames unrest on US, Israel

Tehran: Iran's supreme leader has blamed the US and Israel for the protests sweeping the country following the death of a woman in police custody.

Iran: UN condemns violent crackdown against hijab protests

Authorities in Iran must fully respect the rights of protestors calling for justice for Mahsa Amini, the young woman who died in custody after being arrested for allegedly violating strict dress codes, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, said on Tuesday. Later in the day, the UN chief said he was becoming "increasingly concerned" about reports of the death toll rising, "including women and children."

Masha Amini death: Spanish FM summons Iranian ambassador over suppression of demonstrations in Tehran

Madrid/UNI: The Spanish Foreign Ministry has summoned Iranian Ambassador Hassan Ghashghavi to express protest over the suppression of demonstrations in Iran, the Europa Press news agency reported on Wednesday.

Iran: Mahsa Amini's father said authorities lied about her death

Tehran: The father of Iranian woman Mahsa Amini, who was arrested for “improper hijab” and allegedly beaten up by the Islamic Republic’s “morality” police, has accused authorities about her death.

Mahsa Amini death: At least 31 killed in Iran as authorities crack down on anti-hijab protesters

At least 31 people have been killed across Iran in the crack down on anti-hijab protests triggered by the custodial death of 22-year-old woman Mahsa Amini, who was arrested for “improper hijab” and allegedly beaten up by the Islamic Republic’s “morality” police, media reports said citing Oslo-based NGO Iran Human Rights (IHR).  

Mahsa Amini Death: Anti-hijab protests continue across Iran, three die

Tehran: At least three people were killed as they protested in different parts of Iran over the death of a woman in custody for breaking hijab laws.

Improper hijab: 22-year-old Iranian woman dies after 'beaten' up by police

A 22-year-old Iranian woman died after she was arrested for “improper hijab” and allegedly beaten up by the Islamic Republic’s “morality” police, media reports said on Saturday.

Afghanistan: Taliban directs shops not to sell things to women not wearing Hijab

In yet another bizarre diktat, the Taliban Ministry of Propagation of Virtue and Prevention of Vice officials have allegedly warned shopkeepers in Mazar-e-Sharif, the provincial capital of Balkh province in northern Afghanistan, not to sell anything to women who are not wearing hijab.

Fatima Payman is first hijab-wearing woman in Australian Parliament

Canberra: Fatima Payman on Monday became the first Muslim woman wearing hijab in Australian Parliament.

Afghanistan: Taliban issues diktat, directs female TV presenters to wear masks while going live

Kabul:  The Taliban’s Ministry of Propagation of Virtue and Prohibition of Vice has issued yet another bizarre diktat by which female TV presenters are directed to wear masks while going live.

Afghanistan: Taliban orders female UN staff to wear hijab 

Kabul: Afghanistan's Taliban rulers issued yet another bizarre diktat as they directed female staff members of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) to wear the hijab, media reports said.

UN expresses concern over Taliban's hijab order

United Nations: UN Women Executive Director Sima Bahous on Monday voiced concern over the Taliban's new restrictions on Afghan women.

Antonio Guterres expresses concern over Taliban's latest decree on Afghanistan women needing to cover their faces in public

New York: UN chief Antonio Guterres has expressed concern over the Taliban's latest decree by which women in Afghanistan need to cover their faces in public.

Pakistan: Imran Khan govt plans to promote hijab to counter Aurat March

Islamabad: Imran Khan-led PTI government in Pakistan is planning to hail wearing hijab in order to promote conservatism during the Aurat March to be held next month, a think tank has claimed on Tuesday.