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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Bay Path University

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Bates College

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Bastyr University

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Barton College

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Barry University

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Barnard College

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Bard College at Simon's Rock

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Bard College

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Barclay College

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rights group warns against France emergency law and sectarian targeting

SHAFAQNA - France has carried out abusive and discriminatory raids and house arrests against Muslims under its current state of emergency, traumatizing and stigmatizing those targeted, including children and the elderly, human rights groups…

Shia clerics call for Islamic unity

SHAFAQNA - Top Iraqi scholar, Grand Ayatollah Bashir Najafi, met with visiting Yemeni Muslim scholars stressing the persistent support of Shia jurisprudence for all Muslims and urging for more unity among all Yemeni Muslims. Iraqi cleric…

Media stereotypes fuel support for anti-Muslim action, new research shows

SHAFAQNA - Craig Anderson is no political scientist. But the Distinguished Professor of psychology at Iowa State University could have predicted voter support for the presidential candidates taking a strong anti-Muslim stand.  Months before…

The Mechanics of Globalism – Migration as a weapon of war and ethno-engineering

SHAFAQNA - Today, war refugees have become headlines onto themselves! Whether refer to as migrants or asylum seekers by a well-thinking media complex, the semantics of this new crisis nevertheless betrays a very globalist agenda – yet another…

Do not mix the truth with falsehood

SHAFAQNA - Hayye ibn Akhtab and ka'ab ibn Ashraf were two of the Jewish grandees at the time of the Prophet of Islam (PBUH). Every year, the Jewish people used to arrange big ceremonies and invite them with lots of respect. When the Prophet…

Prosperity depends on good deeds

SHAFAQNA - Islamic teaching wants to introduce the fact that human's destiny depends on his/her own deeds. Islam says: O' human being, your prosperity depends on your deeds, your adversity also depends on your actions. What are the basis of…

The Grand Ayatollah Sistani’s answer to a question about imitating inappropriate melodies to praise Imams

SHAFAQNA - The Grand Ayatollah Sistani answered a question about the use of inappropriate melodies when reciting poems to praise Imams. Question: Some poem reciters imitate melodies from corrupt people when reciting poems to praise the infallible…

The Grand Ayatollah Mosavi’s answer to a question about keeping dogs at home

SHAFAQNA - The Grand Ayatollah Mosavi Ardebili answered a question about keeping dogs at home. Question: What is your view about keeping dogs in apartments, the dogs that are medically healthy and their cleanliness is also cared for? The…

Grand Ayatollah al-Hakim condemns Sayyidah Zaynab terrorist attacks

SHAFAQNA- Ayatollah al-Hakim has condemned Sunday’s terrorist attacks in Sayyidah Zaynab that killed and wounded scores of innocent people. Grand Ayatollah Muhammad Sayyid Sa’id al-Hakim, a source of emulation based in the Iraqi holy…

As Yemen Bleeds, British Profits from Weapons Sales “Bury Human Rights”

SHAFAQNA- “Out of the mirror they stare, Imperialism’s face And the international wrong.” (W.H. Auden, 1907-1973.) It is more than possible to speculate why Prime Minister David Cameron has declared it his mission to scrap the Human…

Media playing important role in portraying Muslims as terrorists: US varsity research

SHAFAQNA- Media plays an important role in its coverage of portraying Muslims as terrorists, says a study. Exposure to news stories which are anti-Muslim in nature was driving people’s attitudes and perception that Muslims are inherently…