AP PHOTOS: A look from the niqab, worn by some Muslim women

This Thursday, April 9, 2015 photo shows a man leading tourists riding horses at the historical site of the Giza Pyramids near Cairo. This photo was shot through the lowered veil of a niqab, which is worn by some conservative Muslim women. The cloth allows women to follow a strict interpretation of their religious beliefs by preventing others from seeing their faces. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)CAIRO (AP) — Across the Middle East and elsewhere, some conservative Muslim women only look out at the world around them from behind the niqab.


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