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Bringing December 12, 2015 Nigeria Massacre To the International...

SHAFAQNA EXCLUSIVE - This December, Mohammad H. Zakerhossein, the Director of Iranian Center for International Criminal Law postulated that recent events...

Al-Wefaq Condemns Nigeria Heinous Crime, Urges Release of Sheikh...

SHAFAQNA - Bahrain's main opposition group Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society denounced what it described as "the heinous crime" that hit...

Saudi Arabia labels Shia massacre in Nigeria as fight...

SHAFAQNA - President Mohammadu Buhari has had a telephone conversation with the King of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz Al...

Iranian Culture Minister Condemns Criminal Massacre in Nigeria

SHAFAQNA - Iran’s Minister of Culture Ali Jannati, on Wednesday, issued a message condemning the criminal act against Muslims in...

Iranian president phones Buhari over killing of Shia muslims

SHAFAQNA - Iranian President, Hassan Rouhani, has  made a phone call to President Muhammadu Buhari over the army’s clash with Shi’ite...

Nigeria army evacuates dead Shiite Muslims after clashes

SHAFAQNA - Nigerian troops on Monday evacuated the bodies of Shiite Muslims killed in two days of clashes with the...

Anti-Shia massacre in Nigeria prompts outrage

SHAFAQNA - Following last Saturday’s violent clash between the Nigerian Army and Shia Muslims in Zaria, Kaduna State, Iran has...

Africa: Strengthen Steps to End Child Marriage

SHAFAQNA - African governments should coordinate action to improve laws, education, health care, and public awareness to end the scourge...

90,000 flee Somalia clashes: UN

SHAFAQNA - At least 20 people were killed, 120 wounded and over 90,000 forced to flee days of rival militia...

Nigerian Shiites brave terror threat

SHAFAQNA - Among the millions of Shiite Muslims marking Arbaeen, an important fixture on the Islamic calendar, are pilgrims in...

President Geingob Affirms Namibia’s Unwavering Support For Palestine

SHAFAQNA - Namibian President Dr Hage Geingob reaffirmed his country's unwavering support for the Palestinian people and restoring peace and...

Muslims and Christians welcome pope to Central African Republic

SHAFAQNA - Pope Francis arrived in the Central African Republic on Sunday, with Muslim as well as Catholic representatives welcoming...

Egypt’s Coptic pope in rare visit to Jerusalem

SHAFAQNA - Egypt's Coptic Pope Tawadros II arrived in Jerusalem on Thursday for the funeral of a senior cleric, the...

Pope Francis in Africa says dialogue vital to avert...

SHAFAQNA - Pope Francis said on Thursday in Kenya, a country that has seen a spate of attacks by Islamist...

Nigerian Shiites to hold Arba’een symbolic trek in Zaria

SHAFAQNA - Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria under the leadership of Sheikh Ibraheem Yaqub Zakzaky across the country...

Pope in Africa wants to bridge Muslims and Christians

SHAFAQNA - Pope Francis steps onto African soil for the first time on Wednesday to address the continent’s fast-growing Catholic...

Yemenis seek refuge from war in Africa

SHAFAQNA - Fighting has intensified in Yemen with more than 120,000 people fleeing the country April. Roughly 30,000 have sought...

Senegal considers implementing a ban on the burqa

SHAFAQNA - Senegal is considering banning women from wearing the burqa, amid rising fears of extremism in the west African...

Sudan’s struggle with human trafficking

SHAFAQNA - Haddas Sisay, a young woman from Eritrea, had hoped to reach Italy via Sudan -- but her hopes...

Egypt Voices Concern Over Racism Against Muslims, Migrants in...

SHAFAQNA - Egypt voiced on Wednesday 11/11/2015 serious concerns over racism and hatred against foreigners in Austria, especially the migrants,...

S.African police clash with strikers at parliament

SHAFAQNA - Riot police fired stun and smoke grenades within South Africa's parliament complex on Wednesday in a clash...

Uganda: Muslims Ready to Welcome Pope Francis With Open...

SHAFAQNA - During his upcoming visit to Uganda, Pope Francis is scheduled to meet with among others, a delegation representing...

Muslim clergy charged to educate congregations

SHAFAQNA - The National Chief Imam, Sheik Osman Nuhu Sharubutu, has entreated Muslim clergy to educate their congregations on...

Muslims offer prayers for victims of stampede in Saudi...

SHAFAQNA - The National Chief Imam, Shiekh Osman Nuhu Sharubutu yesterday offered special prayers to the departed souls of Ghanaian...

Malawi Islamic Charity Empower Rural Women

SHAFAQNA - In an attempt to rescue poverty-stricken rural women in Malawi, a local Islamic charity is providing entrepreneurship skills...

Christians and Muslims murdered in sectarian violence in Central...

SHAFAQNA - Christians in Central African Republic have been murdered in revenge for an attack on Muslim rebels. At least seven...

A group of suspected radicals target Imam Hussain mourners...

SHAFAQNA - "The thugs, under the order of one of the Wahhabi cleric in Jos, Sheikh Aliyu bn Aliyu,...

Visiting prof. talks Islam, activism in Middle East

SHAFAQNA - Jakob Skovgaard-Petersen, a professor in the University of Copenhagen’s Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, lectured in...

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