(Washington Times) The Islamic State group has reportedly issued an order banning burqas at security checkpoints in the city of Mosul.
Recently killings of Islamic State commanders by veiled women have forced the terror group to make an exception to its strict dress codes for women. Iraqi forces and its U.S.-led coalition allies are in the process of squeezing the terror group, also known as ISIS or ISIL, out of territory it has held since 2014.
“A local source in the Iraqi province of Nineveh announced on Friday, Sept. 2, that the terrorist group has released an order, based on which no woman is allowed to be wearing niqab or burqa when entering the security and military centers,” Iran Front Page reported Sunday, based on a translation of Iranian state-broadcaster Al Alam News Network.
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