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Quran manuscript museum planned in Egypt

SHAFAQNA - Egypt’s Awqaf ministry plans to launch a museum of handwritten Qurans, an official said. Jabir Tayi, director of...

Somalia protests US raid, denounces foreign interference

SHAFAQNA - Thousands of protesters flooded the streets of Mogadishu in defiance of Saturday’s blasts that claimed more than 300...

A Country of Religious and Linguistic Diversity: Zimbabwe

SHAFAQNA - While Zimbabwe has no official religion, it comes in second place, only behind India, as the country with...

At least 22 people killed after huge explosion in...

SHAFAQNA - A huge explosion from a truck bomb has killed at least 22 people in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu,...

Nigeria: Police attack and arrest civilians marking Ashura

SHAFAQNA - Armed police in Nigeria have broken up a gathering of civilians marking the historical events of Ashura, arresting...

EXCLUSIVE – Nigeria’s Conquistadors

SHAFAQNA - All Muslims take great pride in in the history of the great achievements of our predecessors in Al-Andalus,...

Interfaith seeks peace among Muslims, Christians in Nigeria

SHAFAQNA - The International Centre for Interfaith, Peace and Harmony (ICIPH) at the weekend said it will mobilize religious leaders...

Amnesty International: Boko Haram attacks killed 400 since April

    SHAFAQNA - A surge in attacks by Boko Haram terrorists has claimed nearly 400 lives since April in Nigeria...

Malawian Muslims told to be charitable

SHAFAQNA - A Muslim clerk has urged Malawian Muslims to be at the forefront in charity works and not just...

Action Alert: Demand African Union intervene in Sheikh Zakzaky...

SHAFAQNA - A call to action has been made to anybody reading this message to take a moment and write...

National Quran competition underway in Sudan

SHAFAQNA - The preliminary stage of a national Quran competition in Sudan is underway in the country’s capital, Khartoum. The...

Uganda court makes Muslims scapegoat

SHAFAQNA - Four members of a Muslim group have been handed life sentences for allegedly taking part in alleged...

Boko Haram has used 83 children as suicide bombers...

SHAFAQNA - Boko Haram has dramatically increased the use of children in suicide bomb attacks on civilians in Nigeria, UNICEF...

Somalia-based al-Shabab terror group beheads 3 people in Kenya

SHAFAQNA- Kenyan officials say suspected Takfiri al-Shabab militants from Somalia have beheaded three people and burnt houses in an attack...

IMN holds August Conference on unity, interfaith dialogue

SHAFAQNA - On Friday the 11th of Aug 2017 The Academic Forum of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (AFIMN)...

Sunni cleric embraces Shia Islam

SHAFAQNA - A Sunni scholar from Port Elizabeth (South Africa), Ibrahim Mohammad, who has educated at Al-Azhar University for 8...

Quran Teachers Training Course Concludes in Senegal

SHAFAQNA - An advanced Quran teachers training course in Senegal wrapped up in the central city of Touba. According to the...

Mandela urges South Africa to cut off ties with...

SHAFAQNA - The grandson of South African anti-apartheid revolutionary and politician, Nelson Mandela, called on South Africa’s government to...

Mandela Grandson Urges Pretoria to Cut Off Ties with...

SHAFAQNA- The grandson of South African anti-apartheid revolutionary and politician, Nelson Mandela, called on South Africa’s government to expel the...

At least 12 killed in Nigeria church shooting

SHAFAQNA - Gunmen stormed a Catholic church in a town in southeast Nigeria early on Sunday, killing 12 persons,...

Iran to Hold Quranic Course in Senegal

SHAFAQNA - The Iranian Cultural Center in Senegal will organize the second edition of an advanced course on Tajweed recitation...

Senior Egyptian Quranic Figure Dies

SHAFAQNA - Sheih Muhammad Abdul Wahab Tantawi, one of Egypt’s most prominent Quran reciters and memorizers, died on Wednesday. Born in...

Quran in French Gifted to Director of Radio Senegal

SHAFAQNA - The Iranian cultural attaché in Senegal gifted a French translation of the Holy Quran to the director of...

Boko Haram suicide bombers kill 19 in Nigeria’s Maiduguri

SHAFAQNA - Four Boko Haram suicide bombers killed 19 people in a series of attacks that targeted a civilian...

Quran Teachers Training Course Concludes in Uganda

SHAFAQNA - A Quran teachers training course in Uganda concluded in a ceremony a few days ago. The course was held...

Sheikh Zakzaky’s Lawsuit Rejected by Nigeria Court

SHAFAQNA- A Nigerian high court rejected a law suit filed against the military by the country’s senior Shia cleric Sheikh...

Leader of Qadiriyyah center in Nigeria calls unity among...

SHAFAQNA - Khalifa Sheikh Qaribullahi Sheikh Nasir Kabara reiterated the call for increased unity amongst the global Muslim to...

Int’l Conference on Translating Quran to Be Held in...

SHAFAQNA- The fifth international conference on translating the meanings of the Holy Quran is going to be held on Feb...

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