‘Igāl (Arabic: ‘aqal: tie together, pl. ‘oqal), double infinity-shaped loop or lasso cord, used as a headband to fix men’s headdress (kūfīyah) into place. Traditionally made of goat or camel hair. Worn throughout the Arabian Peninsula, Iraq, Levant, Egypt, and southwestern Iran by Ahwazi Arabs and the Hola people. Colloquially, the letter (qāf) is pronounced (ga).