A Sunni perspective on Muharram and Imam Hussain

SHAFAQNA - I am a Sunni. My family is Sunni. We love Abu Bakr, Uthman, Umar, Ali. We believe in...

“Imam Hussein’s (AS) Uprising Based on Quranic Teachings” says...

SHAFAQNA - A senior Lebanese Sunni scholar underlined that the uprising of Imam Hussein (AS) against the tyranny of Yazid...

Quran Competition Planned in India

SHAFAQNA - The 18th edition of a Quran competition for Muslims in India will be held in the capital, New...

DOES ISLAM OPPOSE MODERN DAY SCIENCE?

SHAFAQNA - Question: How does Islam view modern day science? Some Islamic scholars argue that while advancements in science in the last...

WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO COMMEMORATE ASHURA?

SHAFAQNA - Question: Similar to public talk about the differences between Maraaje’ with regards to determining the beginning and end of...

IS TRUTH SUBJECTIVE? ARE ALL RELIGIONS CORRECT AND TRUE?

SHAFAQNA - Question: I was listening to a speaker who claims: “Truth is a subjective thing, I have never personally believed...

“Imam Hussain (AS) changed the meaning of victory and...

SHAFAQNA - A Pakistani Shia cleric said that in the Battle of Karbala, Imam Hussein (AS) totally changed the...

The Role of the Women of Ashura

SHAFAQNA- Simindokht Behzadpoor In all the events that occurred before, during, and after the Day of Ashura, the role of the...

Heroic Manifestations of Ashura

SHAFAQNA- By: Ayatullah Abdullah Jawadi Amuli Imam Husayn's refusal to accept the tyrant Yazid's allegiance triggered the Battle of Karbala on...

The Connection between Imam Mahdi (A.S.) and Imam Husayn...

SHAFAQNA- Dr. Mohammad Ali Shomali This paper is the first part of a series of three papers on the subject, initially...

Hesitating on the Issue of Ashura

SHAFAQNA- By: Dr. Muhammad Masjid-Jame‘i This mentality and this way of thinking on their part is so strong and deeply rooted...

Facing far-right gains, Merkel, Schulz urge undecided Germans to...

SHAFAQNA- German Chancellor Angela Merkel, poised to win a fourth term in Sunday’s election, and her center-left challenger Martin Schulz...

U.S. Is Not Ready for the End of War...

SHAFAQNA- It is no secret that the American government has been supporting terrorist groups during the entire Syrian conflict. One of these...

US-made bomb kills and maims Yemeni children in deadly...

    SHAFAQNA - A bomb that destroyed a residential building in Yemen’s capital last month, killing 16 civilians and injuring...

MUHARRAM – INTERVIEW WITH MOHAMMAD KHANI, QOM SEMINARY

SHAFAQNA - Shafaqna had the privilege of interviewing Arash Mohammad Khani in Qom - Iran. Born and raised in Copenhagen, Denmark,...

Perspective On The Month Of Muharram – Lady Zaynab...

SHAFAQNA - If Islam has often been slammed for its perceived and alleged mistreatment, and/or dismissal of women as worthy...

Blessings from God which must be sought in their...

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated that Allah (SWT) told Prophet Moses (AS): O’ Moses; I have placed six things...

The hot-button issue of Muslim integration in Germany

SHAFAQNA - The topic of integration of Muslims has become a “hot-button” issue in Germany. Many wonder whether people whose...

What is the best way to deal with jealous...

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated from Imam Sadeq (AS) who said: Be patient with enemies of (God’s) blessings (meaning;...

Yemenis celebrate 3 years of revolution in Sanaa

SHAFAQNA - Hundreds of thousands of Yemenis poured into the streets of the capital, Sana'a, to mark the third...

Bahrain’s Human Rights situation alarming: Rights groups

SHAFAQNA - Speaking during Thursday’s discussion about the outcomes of Bahrain’s Universal Period Review (UPR), a total of ten...

Manama targeting family of late Al-Wasat co-founder

SHAFAQNA - The UK-based Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) accused Manama of targeting the extended family of...

Seeking Sustenance only from God – Imam Hussain

SHAFAQNA - "Every time you face hard times in life, don’t supplicate in front of others because it is...

Perspective: On The Month Of Muharram, Ashura and Imam...

SHAFAQNA - As we draw close to the Day of Ashura, millions across the world - not all Muslims,...

The representative of Ayatullah Sistani: “Human principles must be...

SHAFAQNA- Pointing to the coming of the month of Muharram, Hojat-ul Islam Sheikh AbdulMahdi Karbalaei, the representative of Ayatullah...

Bahrain arrests 10 as Ashura crackdown

  SHAFAQNA - Bahraini security forces arrested 10 people on Wednesday night as part of Manama’s intensifying crackdown against Ashura...

Rohingya refugee camps on brink of ‘health disaster’

SHAFAQNA- Bangladesh’s refugee camps are on the brink of a "public health disaster," Doctors Without Borders (MSF) warned, saying filthy...

Trump UN speech was foundation for US de facto...

SHAFAQNA- Professor Nader Entessar from South Alabama University says “What Trump said about the JCPOA during his UN speech had...

Imam Hussein (A.S.) as a central theme in Imam...

SHAFAQNA- Mohammad Ali Shomali This paper is the second part of a series of three papers on the subject, initially conceived...

How to help Imam Husayn (A.S.) and hence Imam...

SHAFAQNA- Mohammad Ali Shomali This paper is the third part of a series of three papers on the subject, initially conceived...

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