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  • That was when I decided to incorporate that look into our performances at clubs, and so the head-scarf, or bandana, became my signature look.

    Fallin’ Up

  • More than reports in the news about head-scarf girls in Turkey or France, this book raised for him the issue of human rights for Muslim girls and women.

    Mothering in Real Time

  • Mr. Assad's London-born wife, Asma, had to wear a head-scarf when visiting Damascus's historic Umayyad mosque, while his mother hadn't decades earlier, Mr. Kerry recounted Syria's leader saying.

    Syrian Violence Tests U.S.

  • Around 70% of students at the new Turkish-built International University of Sarajevo are Turkish nationals, many of them young women escaping the head-scarf ban on Turkish campuses.

    Turkey Steps Into Void in Former Yugoslavia

  • “Where are we headed?” she asked, arranging her head-scarf as she settled into her seat.

    Lipstick in Afghanistan

  • Elsa grabbed her head-scarf and hurried through the gate after Hamid.

    Lipstick in Afghanistan

  • She adjusted her head-scarf and looked into his eyes.

    Lipstick in Afghanistan

  • “I am Mariam,” the girl replied, retrieving her head-scarf from the ground.

    Lipstick in Afghanistan

  • She pulled on her head-scarf and hurried to open the gate, expecting to see Hamid.

    Lipstick in Afghanistan

  • Elsa pulled her head-scarf a little closer and stood perfectly still, not sure what to do.

    Lipstick in Afghanistan

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  • Head covering variously used to keep wind from damaging one's coif to marking one as a member of an ethnic, religious, or ideological group.

    October 2, 2009