EGYPT considers banning the burqa in crackdown against Islamic extremists
Egypt is considering a ban on the burqa
according to reports.
The ban was proposed as part
of a crackdown on extremism.
The Muslim-majority nation faces almost
daily terrorist attacks.
Male and female terrorists have used
face-coverings to hide their identities.
The ban has been proposed in a draft bill
set before parliament.
Several European countries have banned
A ban in Denmark came into effect in 2018.