Becker College

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Beacon College

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Baylor University

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Baylor College of Medicine

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Feminism and Islam - Islam protects and asserts women rights

SHAFAQNA - Today, society’s most prominent ills are frequently attributed to Islam. Islam’s own view is then dismissed. Given the daily misfortunes we witness, the urge to have a catch-all blame name is understandable. However, that does…

UK, Sweden reject UN panel ruling in favor of Julian Assange

SHAFAQNA - Britain says it rejects a UN panel ruling that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is the victim of arbitrary detention at the Ecuadorian embassy in London and insists he will still be extradited to Sweden if arrested in the UK. “This…

Japan's Sakurajima volcano erupts some 50km from nuclear plant - Met Agency (VIDEO)

SHAFAQNA - Japan’s Sakurajima volcano, situated about 50km from the Sendai nuclear station, has erupted with the country's meteorological agency issuing an orange warning not to approach it. Residents in the area were evacuated in August…

Christian rift on the mend? Pope Francis and Russian Patriarch Kirill to meet in Cuba

SHAFAQNA - The head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, is to meet his Roman Catholic counterpart, Pope Francis, during a historic visit to Latin America. The groundbreaking meeting is to happen in mid-February in Cuba. The…

UN blows the lid off on female mutilation

SHAFAQNA - A new UNICEF report says at least 200 million women and girls have suffered the terrible practice of genital mutilation in 30 countries across the world. In some countries the procedure is practically universal. Of these 200…

Who is the most devout believer?

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated from Imam Hassan Askari who said: The most devout is the person who stops when is in doubt; the best of God worshippers is the one who performs his/her Wajeb deeds; the most pious is the one who does not commit Haram…

The Grand Ayatollah Seyyed Sadeq Rouhani answered a question about the use of assistive devices to improve sexual ability

SHAFAQNA - The Grand Ayatollah Seyyed Sadeq Rouhani answered a question regarding the use of assistive devices to improve sexual ability. Question: Is it allowed to use assistive devices to improve sexual ability? The Grand Ayatollah Rouhani:…

The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei’s answer to a question about marrying the followers of Ismailia

SHAFAQNA - The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei answered a question about marrying the followers of Ismailia. Question: What is the ruling for marrying the followers of Ismailia? The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei: Marrying with such persons by observing…

Iran Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif makes official visit to London

SHAFAQNA - Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in London late Wednesday to attend The Syria Donors Conference 2016. Zarif, who is in London on the official invitation of his British counterpart, is also scheduled to meet top…

Madrid airport sounds alarm after bomb threat on Saudi plane

SHAFAQNA- A general alert was issued at Madrid’s Barajas airport shortly after midday on Thursday after the captain of a Saudi Airlines plane announced the flight had received a bomb threat, Xinhua reported. The alert was made public at…

Chilling Video Of The Shia Mosque Morning After The Nigerian Army Massacre

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SHAFAQNA- On December 12th, the Nigerian Army descended on a mosque owned by Shiite Muslims in Zaria, Kaduna state burning everything to the ground and killing all that was in sight. This video displays the aftermath of the army campaign…

Ayatollah Javadi-Amoli calls on unity in meeting with Vatican official

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SHAFAQNA- Ayatollah Javadi-Amoli stated that if the followers of the Abrahamic religions properly follow their prophets, there wouldn’t be any conflict between them and added that the Takfiri ideology, terrorist groups and proxy wars are…

Halal Goes Global

SHAFAQNA- Commissioned by the Government of Dubai and produced by ThomsonReuters in collaboration with strategy and research advisory firm DinarStandard, the report says that the past year has seen major advancements in the global Halal food…

Two Assailants in Germany Throw Molotov Cocktails into Mosque Courtyard

SHAFAQNA- Police in Saarland state said Tuesday that surveillance footage showed two people throwing the Molotov cocktails into the courtyard of the mosque in Neunkirchen on Sunday night. They say one of the bombs caught fire but the flames…

Nubbul and al-Zahra, Symbols of Syrian Shias’ Resistance

SHAFAQNA- The two towns had been under siege for three and a half years but its residents put up a heroic resistance against Takfiri terrorists and never surrendered. The residents of Nubbul and al-Zahra suffered from lack of food and water…

Raqib Mustafa Qalwash, Egyptian Qari Passes Away

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SHAFAQNA- According to elwehda.com website, he died at the age of 77 in a hospital in Egypt. Qalwash, a senior member of the Arab country’s Quran Reciters and Memorizers Association, had been suffering from an illness for a long time. His…

Travel Tips for the Momin

SHAFAQNA- Travel is a part of everyday life. If travel is booked in advance, one can attempt to ascertain that Islam does not go out of focus during the time spent away through preparation. So, whether it is a leisure or work related visit,…

Ornament of the Worshippers

SHAFAQNA- While sitting amongst a group of companions, Imam Zain ul-Abideen (as) remarked that a believer possesses five characteristics. A companion named Tawus ibn al-Yaman asked the Imam to mention them, and the Imam replied, “[The epithets…

What are the secrets and ways to success in life?

SHAFAQNA- What do Islam and other religions say about achieving success and happiness? Concise answer Most writers and scholars have endeavored to present an inclusive definition of success. Success, according to Islamic doctrines,…

What are the features and privileges of Behar al-Anwar?

SHAFAQNA- Behar al-Anwa being a huge hadith collection is the most important work by Allamah Muhammad Baqir Majlisi. It is a big encyclopedia of Shiite traditions encompassing all religious issues and themes including exegesis of the Quran,…

Historic perspective of Al-Buratha mosque

SHAFAQNA- Al-Buratha mosque, which receives some 4,000 pilgrims daily, is a sacred place in sight of Muslims and Christians as well. Al-Buratha Mosque is housed at a distance of five kilometers from the holy shrine of Al-Imamayn Mousa Al-Kazem…

Radicals burn Libya's oil - new strategy at play say experts

SHAFAQNA - While attacking Daesh-controlled oil facilities in Syria has been said to be effective against the group, repeating the strategy in Libya may have the opposite effect. The Daesh terrorist group's attempts to capture oil resource…

Al-Abbas (AS) … in whose face bravery of others fades

SHAFAQNA- Abu’l Fadhl Al-Abbas (AS) is that great personality in the face of whom the bravery of other heroes of history fades. Hussain ibne Ali (AS) represented holy Prophet (SW) in Karbala in 61 A.H., and it was Abbas bin Ali (AS) who represented…

US Obama denounces bias against Muslim - political posing?

SHAFAQNA - President Barack Obama made his first visit to a U.S. mosque on Wednesday, in an effort to allay the fears of Americans accustomed to pop-culture portrayals of Muslims as terrorists, and to reassure Muslim American youth about their…

Bay State College

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