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(May 02, 2008) Ending a prohibition going back 70 years, the Bahraini army has allowed military personnel to grow beards. According to the decision issued by the General Command Officer of the Bahraini Defense Force, Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, members of the armed forces will be allowed to grow beards starting the first of the month of May. According to news sources, the command of the Defense Force is in the process of issuing a directive repealing the ban on growing beards, with some restriction as to their length. (Bahrain Ends 70 Years Prohibition Against Growing Beards by Military Personnel, ASHARQA LAWSAT, Apr. 17, 2008.)
- Author: Issam Saliba More by this author
- Topic: Military More on this topic
- Jurisdiction: Bahrain More about this jurisdiction
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Last updated: 05/02/2008