Tunisian PM bans face veils in public institutions after bombing

Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed waves during a welcome ceremony for his Italian counterpart Giuseppe Conte in Tunis, Tunisia, April 30, 2019. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi

TUNIS (Reuters) – Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed has banned the wearing of the niqab, the full face veil, in public institutions for security reasons, an official source said on Friday. The decision follows a suicide bombing in Tunis by a wanted militant. Witnesses said the suicide bomber, who blew himself up on Tuesday, was […]

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