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Muslim journalists no longer as rare in US newsrooms

SHAFAQNA - Rummana Hussain was one of those children whose Muslim parents envisioned her in a white coat with a...

New York Islamic Organization Holds Interfaith Open House

SHAFAQNA-According to Ehtisham Siddiqui, President of the Islamic Organization of the Southern Tier, the purpose of the event was...

Interfaith Effort Works to Beautify Philadelphia Mosque

SHAFAQNA- People were dabbing paint onto sections of fabric that, within the next several months, will cover the mosque's...
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Muslim woman kicked out by Trump campaign for silently...

SHAFAQNA - A Muslim woman wearing a hijab was escorted out of Donald Trump's campaign event on Friday by...

New York City settles lawsuits after police illegally target...

SHAFAQNA - America’s largest police department has been forced to agree that it would not conduct surveillance based on religion,...

Professor ‘flabbergasted’ over Wheaton’s plan to fire her over...

SHAFAQNA - Wheaton College, an evangelical college in Illinois, had placed associate professor of political science Larycia Hawkins on administrative...

UNSC condemns attack against Saudi embassy, silence over Sheikh...

SHAFAQNA - The United Nations Security Council has condemned attacks against Saudi Arabia's diplomatic missions across the Middle East on...

150 Muslims Fired For Protesting Their Workplace’s Prayer Policies

SHAFAQNA - About 150 Muslim workers at a meat processing plant have been fired for refusing to show up for...

Muslim Congress offers condolences over Sheikh al-Nimr’s passing

SHAFAQNA - The following is a statement published by the Muslim Congress. Bismillahi Qasimil Jabbareen Inna lillahi wa inna ilaihi rajeoon My...

Muslims Use New Year’s Eve In Times Square To...

SHAFAQNA - On Thursday afternoon, Salaam Bhatti was near New York’s Times Square, as thousands of Americans who had...

Hijab-Wearing Women in US Facing Abuse

SHAFAQNA- When Ms Tramaine Kaleebu, 19, flew home from Chicago to Washington DC for the holidays, she donned a headscarf...

Samuel L Jackson: ‘Muslims Are America’s New Black Men’

SHAFAQNA - Hollywood actor Samuel L Jackson has claimed that Muslims are the new blacks of America because of how...
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Canadian Imam likens Trudeau to a king who helped...

SHAFAQNA - Canadian Sheikh Shaban Sherif Mady (شعبان شريف ماضي), was a scholar at al-Azhar theological school in Egypt and...

A Brave New World: America’s bombing list and nuclear...

SHAFAQNA - The United States is sitting once more in the middle of a fierce debate over both its foreign...

Fatima al-Zahra Islamic Center, an Active Shia Center in...

SHAFAQNA- Head of the Shia Muslims Society of El Salvador described the Fatimat-ul-Zahra (SA) Islamic Center as the most active...

Christmas Day rally in Ann Arbor to show support...

SHAFAQNA - In downtown Ann Arbor, more than 50 people gathered for a Christmas Day rally. The interfaith event was intended...

Muslims ‘spread joy’ on Christmas Eve in Canada

SHAFAQNA - A multi-faith, multicultural gathering in Nathan Phillips Square on Thursday was meant to show that, despite hate crimes...

#Iwillprotectyou – a little Muslim girl’s fear in America

SHAFAQNA - Melissa Yassini and her 8-year-old daughter, Sofia, spend some time every evening reading messages from the thousands of...

Top Judge Stands Up For The Constitutional Rights Of...

SHAFAQNA - The Massachusetts Supreme Court chief justice has issued a powerful and encouraging reminder to Muslims amid a wave...

Muslims hold prayer meeting outside Trump Tower in protest

SHAFAQNA - Some 200 protesters gathered outside Donald Trump's New York City headquarters on Sunday, accusing the presidential hopeful of...

Muslims rally in Dearborn against hate, terrorism

SHAFAQNA - A crowd of about 150 Muslims and supporters withstood the cold in Dearborn on Saturday to celebrate their religion...

Hate Crimes Against Muslims Have Tripled Since Attacks In...

SHAFAQNA - Americans may fear the threat of international terrorism, but Muslims in the U.S. are facing terror at home. Hate...

Time to Stand up’ to Islamophobia: Mohammad Ali

SHAFAQNA- Muslim legendary boxer Muhammad Ali has called on Muslims to “stand up” against those who “use Islam to advance...
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$42 Million From Seven Foundations Helped Fuel The Rise...

SHAFAQNA - Following a six-month long investigative research project, the Center for American Progress released a 130-page report today...

A Black Muslim Voice on Islamophobia

SHAFAQNA  - As a Black-American Muslim who feels deeply connected to both the Black and Muslim communities, there is a...

US Muslims reel at Trump supporters’ hostility

SHAFAQNA - Hard-gambling, hard-drinking, hard-living Las Vegas is not, you might think, a natural fit for Islam. And yet, according to...

US Students in Alabama Working to Combat Islamophobia

SHAFAQNA- A group of about 60 students from Birmingham in Alabama, USA and beyond met on Sunday afternoon to begin...

White House seeks to reassure US Muslims and Sikhs

SHAFAQNA - The Obama administration is reaching out to American Sikhs and Muslims who fear popular backlash over the deadly...

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