The gulf-style or full niqab completely covers the face. It consists of an upper band that is tied around the forehead, together with a long wide piece of fabric which covers the face, leaving an opening for the eyes. Many full niqab have two or more sheer layers attached to the upper band, which can be worn flipped down to cover the eyes or left over the top of the head. While a person looking at a woman wearing a niqab with an eyeveil would not be able to see her eyes, the woman wearing the niqab would be able to see out through the thin fabric.
Alaghband says he hired more than a dozen firms to help him shepherd his biggest-ever acquisition. Among them were New York-based Goldman Sachs Group Inc., the world’s top mergers adviser, according to Bloomberg data, and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, the Los Angeles law firm that won George W. Bush the . presidency before the . Supreme Court in 2000. Alaghband put London-based Clifford Chance LLP, the world’s biggest law firm, in charge of German legal matters. Spokespeople for all three declined to comment.