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Last kaffiyeh factory in Palestinian territories: ‘It’s more than a business’

Family’s battle to continue producing the popular chequered headscarf – internationally recognised symbol of the Palestinian national struggle – amid competition from cheap imports guardian.co.uk, Monday 2 August 2010 17.37 BST The kaffiyeh, the chequered headscarf worn by politicians and militants alike A kaffiyeh is woven on a loom at the factory Hirbawi Textiles once […]

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