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Khloe Kardashian posts niqab pic in Dubai

A view of Dubai from the Burj Khalifa.
A view of Dubai from the Burj Khalifa. Image by Rob Young / CC BY 2.0

Reality TV star Khloe Kardashian has sparked debate in Dubai by posting a picture of herself on Instagram wearing a niqab. She captioned the picture, which shows just her eyes, ‘Habibi Love.’ ‘Habibi’ is Arabic for darling or baby. The snap prompted furious debate online, with some calling her culturally disrespectful and others applauding the outfit. Kardashian was in Dubai to host a hairstyling workshop. Read more: thenational.ae