What did the Prophet of Islam (PBUH) say about breach of trust?

SHAFAQNA - In the 7th year after Hegira, the Prophet of Islam (PBUH) together with 1600 soldiers departed to conquer Khyber Castle which was located 200 kilometers from Medina. Muslims stayed in deserts around Khyber and could not conquer the…

When is it Makroh for some people to enter the Mosque? The Grand Ayatollah Sistani’s Fatwa

SHAFAQNA - The Grand Ayatollah Sistani issued Fatwa about going to the Mosque. The Grand Ayatollah Sistani: Allowing a mad person to the Mosque is Makroh (inappropriate). And also allowing children who bother worshippers, and when it is probable…

Video: Only 55% of the funding for forcibly displaced and stateless people was met in 2018

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SHAFAQNA- Only 55% of 8.2 billion of the funding for forcibly displaced and stateless people was met in 2018.   Read more from Shafaqna: Video: Incredible path of Syrian boy from refugee to red carpet Video: Employment, training…

Photos: First prize of the photojournalism dedicated to a photographer from the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: A photographer from the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine won three awards in the Andrei Stenin International Contest, and the Russian government hosts the child Qassem; the hero of his picture. Taisir Mahdi Khudair Kazem…

A rare image of the shrine of Kazemayn and the Tigris River

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SHAFAQNA- A rare image of the shrine of the Imams of Kazemayn and the Tigris River.   Read more from Shafaqna: Rare images of Arbaeen's walking in the early 20th century A Rare Photo of Imam Ali's Holy Shrine from 50 Years…

Expert: New Iraqi government wants to provide a new definition of its regional relations

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SHAFAQNA- "The tensions in the region or other international issues can not affect the relations between the two countries of Iran and Iraq, because political links and wills expand these influential relations," Siamak Kakaei , an expert on…

Yemen Clerics: The Normalization of relations with Israel is betrayal of God, Prophet and Martyrs

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SHAFAQNA- Yemen clerics condemned what some Arab states are doing of secret and public normalization relations with Israel, pointing out that this normalization is the implementation of the so-called "deal of the century." The clerics stressed…

Jeremy Hunt in Tehran: JCPOA is a vital component of stability in the Middle East

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SHAFAQNA- UK Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Jeremy Hunt arrived in Tehran on Monday for the first time since taking office to meet his Iranian counterpart. Hunt’s office said in a statement that, during his meeting with Zarif, he…

Middle East countries are Safe to travel

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SHAFAQNA- With the rising threat of terrorism across the globe, traveling away from home can feel scary -- specifically to places near the heart of tension. But a new report has revealed that a number of Middle Eastern countries are safer than…

Saudi women launch protest against abaya

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SHAFAQNA- Dozens of Saudi women in a rare protest against the abaya, have posted pictures on social media wearing the obligatory body-shrouding robe inside out. Women in Saudi have started a protest against the mandatory rule of following…

Bahraini officials released Shiite cleric, Sheikh Ahmed al-Mosalla

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SHAFAQNA- Bahraini officials released Shiite cleric Sheikh Ahmed al-Mosalla Sunday while his trial is still ongoing. The Bahraini security forces summoned and arrested Sheikh Ahmed al-Mosalla due to one of his speeches on 25 October, 2017,…

Iraq's president met Saudi king in Riyadh

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SHAFAQNA- Iraq's new President Barham Salih on Sunday met Saudi Arabia's King Salman in Riyadh on his first official visit to the kingdom. Barham Salih’s back-to-back visits to Iran and Saudi Arabia reflect the delicate balance Iraq seeks…

What are the best and the worst deeds?

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated from the Prophet of Islam (PBUH) who said: There are two good deeds which there are no other deeds better than them: 1) Believe in Allah (SWT) and 2) To be beneficial to other servants of God. And there are two bad…

Is it allowed to eat in the house of a person who does not perform Salaat? The Grand Ayatollah Sistani’s Fatwa

SHAFAQNA - The Grand Ayatollah Sistani answered a question about eating in the house of a person who does not perform Salaat. Question: Is it allowed to eat in the house of a person who does not perform Salaat? The Grand Ayatollah Sistani:…

Photos: Cladding project of the shrine of Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas (P)

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: Resumption of work by cladding the floors, walls and Iwans of the shrine of Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas (peace be upon him). After a pause of more than a month because of the Ziyarat Arba'een, the work started again in the second…

Photos: The Last Level of the Al-Rasool al-Adham Courtyard Project in Imam Ali (P) shrine

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Ali:  The Project: Al-Rasool al-Adham Courtyard Area: Six Thousand Square Kilometers Site: the al-Qiblah Gate

Crimea's Online Courses for Quran Recitation

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: Online courses for Quran recitation, is going to be organized by The Spiritual Board of Crimea Muslims, soon. The program includes the study of the Arabic alphabet, teaching the pronouncitation of Arabic letters,…

An emergency section of the Al-Kafeel Hospital opens to receive critical cases

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: An emergency section of the Al-Kafeel Super-Speciality Hospital of the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine, has been opened to receive emergency and critical cases, including internal medicine, cardiology, emergency surgical cases,…

Middle East states need to speak to their enemies to resolve conflicts

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SHAFAQNA- States in the Middle East must “speak to their enemies” to resolve conflicts and also create a situation for better co-operation in the region, a senior former diplomat has said Abu Dhabi's Diplocon event. Terje Rød-Larsen,…

UN envoy: Warring parties in Yemen agree to meet in Sweden

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SHAFAQNA- The U.N. envoy for Yemen announced Friday the country’s internationally recognized government and Houthis have agreed to attend talks aimed at ending their three-year war, which has killed more than 10,000 people and created the…

Britain's Advisor-Minister of Culture, historians, archaeologists attending international conference at Imam Hussain Shrine

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: The preparatory committee of the First International Conference on Heritage and Monuments, determined to be held in the city of Karbala, has announced some of the countries attending the conference. Preparatory committee…

Islamic scholar wins bail in France rape case

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SHAFAQNA- Tariq Ramadan, a leading Islamic scholar held in France since February on charges he raped two women, on Thursday (Nov 15) won conditional release after testifying in an appeals court. A Paris appeals court grants prominent Islamic…

Iran Supreme Leader: Unity way to confront Iraq enemies

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SHAFAQNA- Unity among Arab, Kurd, Shia and Sunni is the way to confront Iraq's enemies, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution said on Saturday. Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei made the remarks in a meeting with the newly-elected…

Saudi Crown Prince Ordered Khashoggi’s Murder, CIA Concludes

SHAFAQNA- There never was any doubt about it all along. No one dares circumvent Saudi crown prince Mohammad bin Salman’s (MBS) authority over most everyone.  Doing it risks ending up like Khashoggi. MBS is de facto Saudi ruler.…

I Found My Happiness in Islam

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SHAFAQNA- An Exclusive Interview of a Revert to Islam, Lisa from Belgium, by Zahra Salehi Lisa, 20 years old, was born in Belgium in an atheist household. She felt lonely and depressed for a period of time. She got to know about Islam…

Why Do We Fear Death?

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SHAFAQNA- The fear of death, for most of the people, is not a matter which requires any evidence because it is totally obvious and we also see that a lot of people manifest extra-ordinary sensitivity with respect to the term "death" and its…

Convoy of humanitarian food aid sent to Mosul people

SHAFAQNA- Continuing supporting the Iraqi war-torn cities, a convoy of humanitarian food aid has recently been sent to the people of the city of Mosul, Iraq. Sheikh Fahim ElIbrahimey, director of Religious Information Department of the…

Novel shoe insole can help heal diabetic ulcers

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SHAFAQNA- Scientists have developed a shoe insole that could help heal diabetic ulcers -- a condition that often leads patients to lose their toes, foot or leg. Diabetes can lead to ulcers that patients do not feel or notice until…

Believing in a savior is not exclusive to Shia

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SHAFAQNA- Rather, all Muslims—including Shias and Sunnis—believe in this notion. However, the Shias are privileged in that they know this Savior by name and features, and believes that he is always ready and prepared to receive the divine…

How do people deceive themselves?

SHAFAQNA - Every worldly enjoyment is a source of inside attachment and when it is spread this attachment gets stronger. These enjoyments condemn the bond between the heart and the nature, therefore the human being supposes that these enjoyments…