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Michelle Obama sparks head scarf uproar
Michelle Obama sparks head scarf uproar

First Lady Michelle Obama's sartorial choices don't usually stir up controversy the way they did on Tuesday when she appeared with uncovered hair as she and President Obama visited Riyahd to pay respects to late Saudi King Abudllah and meet his successor, King Salman. She wore no head scarf or veil in a country where women are usually covered in public. Social media went wild, with condemnations from some Saudi bloggers and praise from those in the West, congratulating the first lady for taking a stand for women's freedom. Except she didn't. She was just following protocol in which Western women aren't required to be covered. [Los Angeles Times] Vogue UK took a...

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