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Threat made to ‘kill all Muslims’ at Virginia Tech

SHAFAQNA - Etched on the walls of a bathroom stall on Monday in one of Virginia Tech’s buildings are the words: “I...

US Department of State Urges Bahrain to Drop Charges...

SHAFAQNA - The State Department’s spokesperson, John Kirby, has said in a daily press briefing that charges against Sheikh Ali...

Largest US Jewish group slams Israel’s ‘misguided’ policies

SHAFAQNA - The leader of the largest Jewish group in North America has criticized Israel’s policies toward Palestinians as “misguided.” “Asking...

A Muslim woman in Texas teaches Police about cultural...

SHAFAQNA - It all happened after a Muslim woman threatened to sue the police department when they forcibly removed...

Hamtramck is 1st American city to elect majority Muslim...

SHAFAQNA - The Polish flocked to Hamtramck in the 1900s and evidence of the city's Polish roots remain. However, over the...

US officials: ISIS bomb brought down Russian Airbus A321

SHAFAQNA - Days after authorities dismissed claims that ISIS brought down a Russian passenger jet, a U.S. intelligence analysis now...
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On Hummus – mania and spreading tolerance

SHAFAQNA - Hummus is a signature dish of Middle Eastern cuisine -- a delicious spread made from mashed chickpeas, tahini,...

“I Am Your Protector” Promotes Unity in the US

SHAFAQNA - Sending a message of unity and understanding, an international campaign has been launched in the US to...

Anger over Halloween “Refugee” Outfit

SHAFAQNA - A photo of a woman dressing up as a refugee with a baby tied around her body for...

Muslim activists alarmed by the FBI’s new game-like counterterrorism...

SHAFAQNA - The FBI has designed an unusual game-style Web site about extremism meant to be used by teachers and...

Historic Ruling Upholds Rights of American Muslims

SHAFAQNA - In an historic ruling last week, a federal appeals court upheld the right of American Muslims to be...

More Than Half of California Muslim Students Are Bullied:...

SHAFAQNA- Startling new data indicates more than half of California's Muslim students between the ages of 11 and 18 are...

Chicago students receive death threat for taking part in...

SHAFAQNA - Students in Chicago have received recently death threat after taking part in a Palestine solidarity protest. Students for Justice...

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...

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