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Two Muslims awarded $240,000 in US discrimination case

SHAFAQNA - A jury has awarded $240,000 to two Muslim men who say they were fired from an Illinois trucking...

‘Who Is Hussain’ campaign organized in Chicago – US

SHAFAQNA -  'Who Is Hussain' campaign organized in Downtown Chicago (USA) on 24th Oct. 2015 on the day of Ashura....

Bernie Sanders vow to end Islamophobia in the US

SHAFAQNA - A leading US Muslim advocacy group welcomed Democratic presidential candidate and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders’s pledge to end...

Yale Muslim student wins coveted poetry prize

SHAFAQNA - A Yale Muslim student has won the Individual World Poetry Slam Championship (iWPS), winning the coveted title against...

US invites Iran at next Syrian Peace Talks

SHAFAQNA - Iran will be invited to participate in talks in Vienna on Friday to discuss ending the conflict in...

US invasion of Iraq worst crime of century: Noam...

SHAFAQNA - Prominent American author and linguist Noam Chomsky has blasted the US foreign policy, calling Washington's 2003 invasion of...

What a difference a day makes: The reframing of...

SHAFAQNA - Women in headscarves are smiling everywhere. They are in the subway station in Montreal with brightly coloured headgear...

Canada Reclaims Its Integrity, Says NO To Sectarian Exclusion

SHAFAQNA - Ending nearly a decade of Conservative rule, Canada's Liberal Party has decisively won general elections, as anti-Muslim rhetoric...

Ahmed Mohamed was just named Muslim of the Year

SHAFAQNA - The “clock kid” is now the award kid. On Monday, the Council on American-Islamic Relations, the country’s biggest Muslim...

Pro-Palestinian protesters rally across US

SHAFAQNA - Thousands of people marched across the U.S. in support of Palestinians, and against Israeli use of force in the...

Who Should Arabs and Muslims Vote for?

SHAFAQNA - The NDP is my clear answer. But why? On Sept. 17 a group of prominent Arab and Muslim organizations...

Obama calls for respect of holy sites in Jerusalem

SHAFAQNA - President Barack Obama on Friday called for respect for religious sites in Jerusalem and the status quo that...

Ottawa police alert Muslim women after reports of verbal...

SHAFAQNA - Ottawa police are asking Muslims to report "all forms of abuse" after three Muslim women reported being verbally...
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Anti-muslim protest in the US ends with a hug

SHAFAQNA - A hug from a Muslim woman has convinced a protesting anti-Islamic American woman to enter a mosque for...

Winnipeggers send message ‘My Canada includes Muslims’

SHAFAQNA - Members of Winnipeg's Muslim community praised supporters who gathered Tuesday outside Winnipeg Central Mosque to send a message about inclusion and...

Interfaith support quashes anti-Muslim rallies in the US

SHAFAQNA - A series of planned anti-Islam rallies targeting more than 20 U.S. cities Saturday fizzled out despite extensive social...

Calgary Imam calls on Muslims to vote

SHAFAQNA - Local Imam is hoping Muslims in Calgary, and across the country, will vote against racism, discrimination and...

Muslims mobilize in US to build Mosques and schools

SHAFAQNA - The Muslim families rallying in support of the new Qur’an school seemed to swallow up the opposition that...

Muslims brace for series of anti-Islam protests in Phoenix,...

SHAFAQNA - A series of anti-Islam protests planned in more than two dozen cities, including Phoenix, this weekend has prompted...

North Carolina to open its first Mosque

SHAFAQNA - Catering to the growing number of Muslims, the North Carolina city of Chapel Hill will open its first...

US Court defends free speech – this time Muslims...

SHAFAQNA - A US federal judge has overruled a decision taken by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to not run ads promoting...

Americans Protest Israeli Violations on Palestinians

SHAFAQNA - The demonstrators representing many communities, including a number of university campuses, gathered near the Israeli mission to the...

Russia, US work on agreement to coordinate air operations...

SHAFAQNA - The Russian Defense Ministry and the Pentagon are working on an agreement to coordinate military flights in Syria,...

US analyst to visit Imam Hussein shrine during Muharram

SHAFAQNA - The Imam Hussein Holy Shrine has sent a formal invitation to the American strategic researcher Mr. Michael Robin,...

The Haj journey of black Americans 50 years after...

SHAFAQNA - As Shahidah Sharif, an African-American Muslim, joined millions of fellow pilgrims from around the world on the Haj...

Muslims in Detroit are helping the homeless –...

SHAFAQNA - "This is godsend," said Francois, a homeless Detroit native who was waiting in line for a warm plate...

UN officials call on KSA to cancel young al-Nimr...

SHAFAQNA - Ali al-Nimr was given the death penalty in May after taking part in demonstrations three years ago for...

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