Iqāl: (Arabic: ‘aqal: tie together, pl. ‘oqal), double infinity-shaped loop or lasso cord, used as headband to fix men’s headdress(kūfīyah) into place.Traditionally made ofgoat or camelhair. Worn throughout the Arabian Peninsula, Iraq, Levant, Egypt, southwestern Iran by Ahwazi Arabs and the Hola people.