Photos: Implanting 1300 Palms Seedlings and Preparing Touristic Oases in Fadak Farm

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Ali:  The Secretary General of the Imam Ali (PBUH) Holy Shrine, Yusuf Sheikh Radhi, in a tour he made in the Fadak Farm, announced a preliminary project in Fadak Farm consisting of recreational facilities and oases attracting…

Photos: Al Azhar Mosque in Padang, Indonesia

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SHAFAQNA- Beautiful Mosques:  UNP Al Azhar Mosque, located near the main gate of the UNP is one of the newly established buildings in the campus center UNP. The mosque is adjacent to the Al Azhar mosque old ones that will be torn down in the…

Mirror works on Men's mosque in Imam Hussain (A.S) holy shrine

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: Covering the interior walls of the Men’s Mosque, which is inside the Imam Hussain Shrine, has been completed by the Maintenance Department of the Imam Hussain Shrine with pieces of decorative mirrors. Kereem ElEmbari,…

Zarif: US hawks’ dream of 'uprooting the Iranian nation’ will never be realized

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SHAFAQNA- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif blamed the US President for his hostility remark toward Iran nation. “A nation IS its people, @realdonaldtrump. Repeatedly calling Iran a "terrorist nation” reveals hostility toward…

Video: Suicide-Bomb kills, injures Dozens in Afghanistan

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SHAFAQNA: Suicide-Bomb kills, injures Dozens in Afghanistan.   Read more from Shafaqna: Afghanistan: 250 Families Displaced to Bamyan from Jaghori, Malistan Afghanistan: Hazara Shiites under Taliban attack in a war never…

November 25th: Nabi Fest – Family Festival in Thornhill, Canada

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SHAFAQNA - Celebration of Prophet Muhammad’s (PBUH) birthday with fun carnival games, movies and more will be held in Thornhill, Ontario, Canada On Sunday, November 25th  , Rabi Al Awwal 17. Cooking Competition also will be held at the…

Video: Saudi King: "This country will not refrain from fulfilling God's sharia law"

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SHAFAQNA- Saudi King: ‘This country will not refrain from fulfilling God's sharia law’.   Read more from Shafaqna: Iraq's president met Saudi king in Riyadh Saudi Crown Prince Ordered Khashoggi’s Murder, CIA Concludes Hossein…

Yemen: The Houthi group said it is ready for a broader ceasefire

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SHAFAQNA- A senior leader from Yemen's Houthi group has announced they were halting drone and missile attacks on Saudi-led coalition - if the Saudi-UAE alliance battling his movement is prepared to do the same. The Houthi group said it was…

Video: Only 55% of the funding for forcibly displaced and stateless people was met in 2018

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SHAFAQNA- Only 55% of 8.2 billion of the funding for forcibly displaced and stateless people was met in 2018.   Read more from Shafaqna: Video: Incredible path of Syrian boy from refugee to red carpet Video: Employment, training…

Photos: First prize of the photojournalism dedicated to a photographer from the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: A photographer from the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine won three awards in the Andrei Stenin International Contest, and the Russian government hosts the child Qassem; the hero of his picture. Taisir Mahdi Khudair Kazem…

A rare image of the shrine of Kazemayn and the Tigris River

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SHAFAQNA- A rare image of the shrine of the Imams of Kazemayn and the Tigris River.   Read more from Shafaqna: Rare images of Arbaeen's walking in the early 20th century A Rare Photo of Imam Ali's Holy Shrine from 50 Years…

Expert: New Iraqi government wants to provide a new definition of its regional relations

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SHAFAQNA- "The tensions in the region or other international issues can not affect the relations between the two countries of Iran and Iraq, because political links and wills expand these influential relations," Siamak Kakaei , an expert on…

Yemen Clerics: The Normalization of relations with Israel is betrayal of God, Prophet and Martyrs

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SHAFAQNA- Yemen clerics condemned what some Arab states are doing of secret and public normalization relations with Israel, pointing out that this normalization is the implementation of the so-called "deal of the century." The clerics stressed…

Jeremy Hunt in Tehran: JCPOA is a vital component of stability in the Middle East

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SHAFAQNA- UK Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Jeremy Hunt arrived in Tehran on Monday for the first time since taking office to meet his Iranian counterpart. Hunt’s office said in a statement that, during his meeting with Zarif, he…

Middle East countries are Safe to travel

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SHAFAQNA- With the rising threat of terrorism across the globe, traveling away from home can feel scary -- specifically to places near the heart of tension. But a new report has revealed that a number of Middle Eastern countries are safer than…

Saudi women launch protest against abaya

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SHAFAQNA- Dozens of Saudi women in a rare protest against the abaya, have posted pictures on social media wearing the obligatory body-shrouding robe inside out. Women in Saudi have started a protest against the mandatory rule of following…

Bahraini officials released Shiite cleric, Sheikh Ahmed al-Mosalla

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SHAFAQNA- Bahraini officials released Shiite cleric Sheikh Ahmed al-Mosalla Sunday while his trial is still ongoing. The Bahraini security forces summoned and arrested Sheikh Ahmed al-Mosalla due to one of his speeches on 25 October, 2017,…

Iraq's president met Saudi king in Riyadh

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SHAFAQNA- Iraq's new President Barham Salih on Sunday met Saudi Arabia's King Salman in Riyadh on his first official visit to the kingdom. Barham Salih’s back-to-back visits to Iran and Saudi Arabia reflect the delicate balance Iraq seeks…

Photos: Cladding project of the shrine of Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas (P)

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: Resumption of work by cladding the floors, walls and Iwans of the shrine of Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas (peace be upon him). After a pause of more than a month because of the Ziyarat Arba'een, the work started again in the second…

Photos: The Last Level of the Al-Rasool al-Adham Courtyard Project in Imam Ali (P) shrine

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Ali:  The Project: Al-Rasool al-Adham Courtyard Area: Six Thousand Square Kilometers Site: the al-Qiblah Gate

Crimea's Online Courses for Quran Recitation

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: Online courses for Quran recitation, is going to be organized by The Spiritual Board of Crimea Muslims, soon. The program includes the study of the Arabic alphabet, teaching the pronouncitation of Arabic letters,…

An emergency section of the Al-Kafeel Hospital opens to receive critical cases

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: An emergency section of the Al-Kafeel Super-Speciality Hospital of the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine, has been opened to receive emergency and critical cases, including internal medicine, cardiology, emergency surgical cases,…

Middle East states need to speak to their enemies to resolve conflicts

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SHAFAQNA- States in the Middle East must “speak to their enemies” to resolve conflicts and also create a situation for better co-operation in the region, a senior former diplomat has said Abu Dhabi's Diplocon event. Terje Rød-Larsen,…

UN envoy: Warring parties in Yemen agree to meet in Sweden

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SHAFAQNA- The U.N. envoy for Yemen announced Friday the country’s internationally recognized government and Houthis have agreed to attend talks aimed at ending their three-year war, which has killed more than 10,000 people and created the…

Britain's Advisor-Minister of Culture, historians, archaeologists attending international conference at Imam Hussain Shrine

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: The preparatory committee of the First International Conference on Heritage and Monuments, determined to be held in the city of Karbala, has announced some of the countries attending the conference. Preparatory committee…

Islamic scholar wins bail in France rape case

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SHAFAQNA- Tariq Ramadan, a leading Islamic scholar held in France since February on charges he raped two women, on Thursday (Nov 15) won conditional release after testifying in an appeals court. A Paris appeals court grants prominent Islamic…

Iran Supreme Leader: Unity way to confront Iraq enemies

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SHAFAQNA- Unity among Arab, Kurd, Shia and Sunni is the way to confront Iraq's enemies, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution said on Saturday. Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei made the remarks in a meeting with the newly-elected…

Video: Gaza will be uninhabitable until next two years

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SHAFAQNA- The United Nations has announced that Gaza will be uninhabitable until next two years. This video simply portrays the causes of this incidence, including illness and pollution, lack of facilities, water, food and medicine, and deprivation…