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  • n. Plural form of hejab.


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  • It's good to get out of gray, smoggy Tehran, one of the least photogenic cities in the world, where black is the new black, from the hejabs on down.

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  • This prompted the teachers to shut all doors and girls to reclaim their hejabs and veils.

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  • This allowed the girls more freedom to take off their hejabs during the day and participate fully in physical and other curriculum activities.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • If you take a ten-minute drive to the city's southern suburbs, a series of dingy, overcrowded slums, you will see another country, where hejabs are more common than miniskirts, liquor is hard to find, and you're less likely to see posters of Prime Minister Hariri than of Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, the forty-four-year-old secretary-general of Hezbollah, the Party of God.

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  • What about Sadrists walking into the schools and demanding women were hejabs and killing school teachers and prinicpals?


  • Yes, I was afraid Sadr was going to blow up my local liquor store and make me grow a beard and dress my women in hejabs.


  • Headscarves are worn far back on the head; hejabs on young women snugly hug the hips, despite warnings by the social police, and women publicly interact socially with young men who are neither spouses nor family members.

  • Here, the true ethnic diversity of the Oud West comes alive-Middle Eastern women in their hejabs argue prices with their favorite vendors, breads and cheeses abound, fish and meats, too. News

  • I found the colourful masks and hejabs of the local women more interesting than anything else. Recent Updates

  • In Marrakesh there were more in traditional clothes, with more women covered with hejabs or even burka-type coverings. Recent Updates


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