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    Egyptian niqab row after campus ban - 08 Sept 09

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    An Egyptian lawmaker is calling for the head of the most prestigious centre of religious learning to resign. This follows the decision by Al-Azhar University to ban female students from wearing the face-veil or niqab on parts of the campus. Al Jazeera's Jamal El-Shayyal has this report from Cairo.