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  • To many Sunnis, however, this is merely evidence of dissimulation, a Shiite practice known as taqiyah, an acceptable form of self-defense against oppression by religious rivals.

    Iraq on the Edge

  • Dressed in a beige thobe, the flowing robe worn by many Muslim men, and a white taqiyah, a knitted skullcap, Mr. Noor attracted immediate attention.

    Muslims, Among Victims, Seek Solace

  • If you denied it, well, people would say, everyone knows those Shiites lie—they even have a word for it, taqiyah, a religious doctrine that permits Shiites to conceal their true beliefs in a hostile environment.

    Day of Honey

  • And you can profile everybody who wears a taqiyah or a hijab.

    Think Progress » Former Racial-Profiling Critic Geraldo Rivera Now Supports Profiling Muslims: ‘That’s Just The Way It Is’

  • Various estimates put the number now at close to a million, but they are said to practice taqiyah

    As the U.S. Retreats, Iran Fills the Void

  • I was standing next to a woman wearing a head scarf and a tall man wearing a taqiyah a Muslim skullcap.

    NYT > Home Page

  • He was wearing a white taqiyah hat and a grey prisoner suit over an orange T-shirt.

    Edmonton Sun

  • Hilal shifted his embroidered taqiyah, a skull cap, back from his forehead, revealing a receding hairline.

    The New Republic - All Feed

  • Certain tenets are held in common by all factions though - including a striving for global ummah and Al-taqiyah - which is essentially religiously sanctioned bullshitting.

    Army Rumour Service

  • Vika in Jerusalem describes the different form of head covering she sees around the city, including the kippah, shtreimel, taqiyah, keffiyah, and

    Global Voices Online

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