• Gymnastic 2019-12-16 00:16

    Iranian female gymnasts allowed to wear hijab in international events

    TEHRAN - President of the Iran's Gymnastic Federation Zahra Inche Dargahi says that the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has allowed the Muslim gymnasts to compete at the international events with hijab.

  • Why Catholic mom implores girls to ditch leggings? 2019-04-09 09:17

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Why Catholic mom implores girls to ditch leggings?

    Maryann White’s plea to girls not to wear leggings provoke backlash as modest dressing is losing its meaning

    TEHRAN — In a letter published in the University of Notre Dame’s student newspaper “The Observer” on March 25 a catholic mom, Maryann White, begged female students to stop wearing leggings which sparked inevitable backlash, but why the concept of modest dressing is lost on so many in recent decades?

  • hijab 2019-01-28 21:01

    By Matin Lashkari

    Traveling with a hijab, what’s it really like?

    Traveling with a hijab was not a subject I was planning to write about. The idea triggered when I received messages from other Iranian women who were confused about how they would be received outside of Iran while wearing a headscarf. I first wrote the post in Persian and thought that would be it. I don’t really have a big readership of Muslim travelers and it was not going to be interesting for anyone else. But then I thought that people might actually be curious to know what it’s like to travel around the world with a hijab. The reactions we get and the struggles we deal with…

  • Musliim women 2018/10/13

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Muslim women reclaiming their narrative

    TEHRAN - What is the status of women in Islam? Does Islam give equal rights to women? Are women in the Islamic republics subjugated and oppressed? What actually does Holy Quran say about women’s rights and women’s empowerment?

  • hijab 2018-07-10 09:29

    Iran to mark hijab and dignity week

    TEHRAN – Hijab and dignity is one of the important issues and one of the principles of Islam, said Minou Aslani, head of the Women's Basij Organization, speaking in a press conference held on the occasion of hijab and dignity week, beginning today.

  • Referendum on hijab out of the question: Judiciary chief 2018-03-13 08:50

    Referendum on hijab out of the question: Judiciary chief

    TEHRAN – Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani said on Monday that calling for a referendum on issues such as hijab, whose abandonment according to Islam is haram (forbidden), is absurd.

  • We despise imposed hijablessness, cleric says 2018-03-10 10:53

    We despise imposed hijablessness, cleric says

    TEHRAN – Ayatollah Kazem Seddiqi, the interim Friday prayer preacher of Tehran, has said that “we are proud of our women’s hijab and despise imposed lack of hijab.”

  • دیدار رهبر انقلاب با مداحان 2018-03-09 19:53

    West misusing “gender equality”, the Leader says

    Iran’s regional policy none of U.S., Europe’s business

    TEHRAN - The Leader of the Islamic Revolution has deplored comments made by some Western officials, the Americans in particular, against Iran’s foreign policy in the Middle East, asserting that the issue is none of their business.

  • Dress code protesters under drug influence: Judiciary 2018-02-05 11:24

    Dress code protesters under drug influence: Judiciary

    TEHRAN – Judiciary spokesman Gholam-Hossein Mohseni-Eje’i said on Sunday that some of the women who were arrested for protesting the dress code by taking off their hijabs were under the influence of drug abuse.

  • Islamic Republic 2017-12-28 13:51

    Islamic Republic eases up on dress code

    TEHRAN – Iran is taking a softer approach to those women who do not dress modestly, opting for education over punishment, Tehran’s police chief has said.

  • Khadijeh Azadpour 2017-12-26 07:23

    I proved that wearing hijab is not a limitation: wushu champion

    TEHRAN – “I wanted to prove to all the world that wearing hijab is not a limitation,” said Khadijeh Azadpour, the winner of 2010 Guangzhou Asian Championships wushu gold medal.

  • وزنه برداری بانوان 2017-10-10 19:32

    Iranian female weightlifters allowed to participate in the sport

    Head of Iran Weightlifting Federation Ali Moradi said that the Iranian women weightlifters can compete in the sport.

  • hijab 2017-07-11 08:59

    Iran to mark hijab and modesty week

    TEHRAN – People in different areas of Iran are to mark the national day of hijab and modesty on July 12.

  • حجاب 2017-05-09 09:36

    National exhibition on hijab and dignity underway

    TEHRAN – The 11th national exhibition on hijab and dignity is being held at Tehran’s Shahr-e Aftab Fairground.

  • بسکتبال بانوان 2017-05-04 15:54

    FIBA's Mid-Term Congress ratifies new headgear rule

    FIBA's first-ever Mid-Term Congress, which is bringing together representatives from 139 National Federations, on Thursday ratified the FIBA Central Board's decision for a new rule that will allow players to wear headgear.

  • Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (L) shakes hands with Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili in Tbilisi on April 18, 2017. 2017-04-19 19:08

    Zarif urges Georgia to recommit respect for Iranian tourists

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday that Georgia should recommit to the respect for Iranian tourists.

  • وزیر تجارت سوئد 2017-02-14 19:48

    Sweden defends officials wearing headscarves in Iran

    Sweden Trade Minister Ann Linde responded to criticism by female rights activists in her country on wearing hijab during her recent visit Iran, saying she was didn’t want to break the Iranian law. 

  • Non-Muslim women in solidarity with Muslims on World Hijab Day 2017-02-08 14:32

    Non-Muslim women in solidarity with Muslims on World Hijab Day

    TEHRAN - Women of all faiths around the world wore hijab in solidarity with Muslim women on World Hijab Day, Feb. 1, 2017.