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Should the Muslim veil be removed? A raging war of words in Saudi Arabia

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A religious leading in Saudi Arabia has issued a fatwa on Twitter declaring that the veil is not obligatory and going on public television with his wife without her niqab. The man at the eye of the storm is Ahmad Aziz Al Ghamdi. He's facing death threats and being asked by leaders to repent and declare that Muslim Women should cover their faces. We find out more from Deborah Amos, journalist for National Public Radio in Istanbul. CNN International desk anchored by Lynda Kinkade Copyright @ Turner Broadcasting