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Indonesian province orders headscarves for Muslim flight attendants

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia: Authorities in the Indonesian province of Aceh have ordered Muslim flight attendants to wear headscarves when flying into the ultra-conservative Islamic region, officials confirmed on Wednesday. Aceh is the only province in the predominantly Muslim country to implement Islamic law. Muslims elsewhere practice a moderate form of the religion, leaving women free to choose whether to cover their heads. The regional government, allowed greater autonomy under a 2001 peace deal with the central…