Posts Tagged ‘Ahmed Zidan’

Egypt: Niqab ban in France stirs controversy again

Egypt: Niqab ban in France stirs controversy again

In October 2009, the Niqab (or face cover) stirred a lot of controversy when the late Sheikh Mohammed Tantawi - head of Al Azhar and Egypt's Imam - asked a 13 year old girl to uncover her face while he... (Continue reading)

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Egypt: Stigmatized by AIDS

According to the UNICEF, reported HIV prevalence is low in Egypt – ranging from 2,900 to 13,000 individuals - but there is very limited access to information for those most at risk and weak provisions for people living with HIV.... (Continue reading)

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