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Balancing human rights and national security

SHAFAQNA - There is a thin line separating respect and observance of human rights and its consequent violation on grounds...

Nigerian Minister claims Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky not in prison

SHAFAQNA - Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Lai Mohammed has claimed that incarcerated Shia Muslim cleric, Sheikh Ibrahim...

Court adjourns hearing on Sheikh Zakzaky’s suit against Nigerian...

SHAFAQNA - A Federal High Court sitting in Kaduna State has adjourned the hearing of the case filed by...

Niger recalls ambassador to Qatar in solidarity with Arab...

SHAFAQNA - Niger said on Saturday it had recalled its ambassador to Qatar in solidarity with Arab countries that...

30 detained members of IMN released on bail in...

SHAFAQNA - Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria who arrested during 1437 Arabeen Symbolic Trek from Kano were released...

Abuja deny Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky death rumor

SHAFAQNA - Security sources have denied rumours concerning the health status of detained leader of Islamic Movement of Nigeria...

Qur’an Hifdh Competition – Arusha, Tanzania

SHAFAQNA - The Khoja Shi’a Ithna Asheri Muslim Community of Arusha Tanzania in East Africa hosted its annual Qur’an Hifdh...

Access to Justice decries continuous detention of Ayatollah Zakzaky

SHAFAQNA - Access to Justice (A2J) has decried the continuous detention of Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky. The group in a statement...

BUHARI: TWO YEARS OF BLOODSHED AND HUNGER –...

SHAFAQNA - The following is a report that was prepared and made available to Shafaqna by the IMN. Today is...

Afghanistan attack: At least 18 dead in suicide bombing...

SHAFAQNA - At least 18 people, mostly civilians, were killed when a suicide car bomber targeted a convoy of provincial...

Clashes between rival Libyan factions kill 28, injure 128...

SHAFAQNA - At least 28 people have been killed and over 128 injured during fresh clashes in the Libyan capital,...

Islamic Movement of Nigeria reacts to Garba Shah’s comments

SHAFAQNA - A spokesperson for Nigerian President Buhari, Garba Shehu, said on Tuesday while addressing State House correspondents on the...

Police disperse Nigerian ‘Free Zakzaky’ protest in Abuja

SHAFAQNA - The Police dispersed members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria in Abuja as they once again trooped...

Islam Rising in Zimbabwe

SHAFAQNA- Sheik Shaibu Asali, head of the Arabic department at an Islamic school in Harare, said the growth of Islam...

On Sheikh Zakzaky’s 66th Birthday, He Remains Unjustly Imprisoned...

SHAFAQNA - Never before have the words “Happy Birthday!” ever been filled with so much despondency and immeasurable sadness. For...

Al-Azhar to Hold Competition on Most Beautiful Quran Recitation

SHAFAQNA- Entitled "Beautiful Voices”, it will be held in the categories of best recitation, Tawasheeh and Ibtihal, khabarmasr website reported. The...

Sex Slavery, ISIS & Illegal Arms Trade: Libya Plunged...

SHAFAQNA - Today's Libya is virtually unrecognizable from the Libya of years past. Following the violent ouster of former Libyan...

Biafra agitators, IMN, Boko Haram threats to National Security...

SHAFAQNA - Recent media reports have shown that a new report has emanated from the office of the National Security...

Kenya’s black market in “refugee real estate”

SHAFAQNA - The informal system of shelter ownership that has sprung up in refugee camps in Kenya and elsewhere has...

20 killed in DR Congo ethnic clashes: UN

SHAFAQNA - Twenty people died in ethnic clashes last week in the troubled central Kasai region of Democratic Republic of...

IMN slams Nigerian govt over Sheikh Zakzaky prolonged detention

SHAFAQNA - Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, have again riled at the Federal Government over the...

8 killed as bombers target northeast Nigeria

SHAFAQNA - Two separate attacks in Nigeria believed to have been carried out by the elements of the Boko Haram...

Nigerian Shiite: Buhari’s government has worst case of human...

SHAFAQNA - The Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, has called on the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo to use his...

One million displaced in DR Congo’s Kasai due to...

SHAFAQNA - Deadly violence between government forces and tribal militias in DR Congo's central Kasai region has forced more than...

Egypt’s Sisi meets leader of Iraq’s Shiite National Alliance...

SHAFAQNA - Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi met with Ammar Al-Hakim, the leader of Iraq’s Shia National Alliance bloc in...

Libya fishermen find 28 dead asylum seekers

SHAFAQNA - More than two dozen dead asylum seekers have been found by fishermen on a boat off the coast...

Police fire ‘live bullets’ at Nigerians urging Zakzaky’s release

SHAFAQNA - Nigerian police have reportedly used live bullets to disperse protesters demanding the release of Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, the...

Zaria Shiite massacre is an act of Nigerian state...

SHAFAQNA - What an irony, a government whose major agenda is fight against terrorism turning out to becoming a...

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