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Thousand of Uighur Muslims detained in Chinese ‘re-education’ camps

SHAFAQNA - More than 100,000 minority Uighur Muslims are reportedly being indefinitely detained in overcrowded “re-education” camps on China’s western border. The...

Bangladesh delays repatriation of Rohingya Muslims, says ‘a lot...

SHAFAQNA - The repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled violence in Myanmar will not begin as...

Islamophobia growing in Australia;anti-Islam sentiment on rise

SHAFAQNA - Muslims are just the latest group to be demonised in Australian society in a practice that dates back...

1800 Pakistani clerics issue fatwa: Suicide bombings forbidden in...

SHAFAQNA - More than 1,800 Pakistani clerics from different schools of Islamic thought have issued a fatwa declaring that suicide...

Pakistan: First Shia party representative became minister in Balochistan...

SHAFAQNA - Agha Syed Mohammad Raza, a Member of Balochistan Assembly, has taken oath as provincial minister for law and...

95 Attend Quran Competition in Southern Thai City

SHAFAQNA - Ninety-five memorizers from 20 Quran memorization centers in Thailand took part in the competition, according to al-Qabas daily. They...

Myanmar Military Admits Part in Killings of Muslims Found...

SHAFAQNA - Soldiers in Myanmar’s military and villagers were behind the killing of 10 Rohingya Muslims whose bodies were...

Vice Chairman of Pakistan Shiite Ulema Council passes away

SHAFAQNA - Hujjat al-Islam Seyed Abdoljalil Naqvi, a renowned Shia leader and son-in-law of Allama Seyed Sajid Ali Naqvi, Member of...

Indian pilgrims walk 6000 km to visit Imam Hussain...

SHAFAQNA - A group of seven Shia Muslim pilgrims from Hyderabad old city has left for pilgrimage in Iraq on...

Four policemen killed in Kashmir bombing

SHAFAQNA - Four police officers have been killed in a bomb blast set off by militants fighting Indian rule in...

Sunni, Shia Muslims at peace and unity in remote...

SHAFAQNA - Uneasiness is in the air in the small, predominantly Muslim village of Vihear Sambo in Tboung Khmum province....

Kabul blast kills, injures 70 at Shia news organisation,...

SHAFAQNA - Multiple blasts near an office of a media outlet in the Afghan capital of Kabul have left...

In Myanmar, hatred for Rohingya Muslims runs so deep...

SHAFAQNA - Inside his monastery stands a tall stone monument to students killed in pro-democracy protests. In 2007, he...

500,000 Rohingyas Unlikely to Receive Schooling in 2018

SHAFAQNA - A humanitarian organization has warned of a "lost generation" with more than 500,000 Rohingya refugee children in Bangladesh...

Special Sermon Calls On Muslims To Defend Glory Of...

SHAFAQNA - A special sermon at the Putra Mosque here today called on Muslims to defend the glory of Jerusalem, akin...

Taliban kill 11 Afghan police in attack on checkpoints...

SHAFAQNA - Taliban terrorists attacked checkpoints in the southern Helmand province early Sunday, killing 11 police, an official said. Omar...

Over 80,000 Indonesians rally to protest Trump’s Al-Quds decision

SHAFAQNA - Indonesian people held mass rally on Sunday in the country's capital city Jakarta to protest US president's...

No Progress in Investigations about Theft of 17th-Century Quran...

SHAFAQNA - The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Thursday asked CBI to submit latest status of its investigation regarding...

Anti-Islam Group Sing ‘Islamophobic’ Christmas Carols in Perth, Australia

SHAFAQNA - Shoppers at an up-market Perth mall were left “shocked and appalled” after a group of right-wing protesters from...

Malaysia rises against Trump’s Jerusalem declaration

SHAFAQNA - MALAYSIA’s Prime Minister has called on Muslims around the world to unite in opposition to Donald Trump’s declaration...

Rohingya Crisis Needs International, Urgent Action

SHAFAQNA - Two Vancouver residents have been working tirelessly to bring attention to the unfolding crisis of the Rohingya Muslim...

Young Southeast Asian Muslim Women Are More Religious Yet...

SHAFAQNA - Young Southeast Asian Muslim women are more cosmopolitan and global and yet more religiously observant compared with...

The Top 3 Muslim Millennials’ Favorite Destinations Are In...

SHAFAQNA - Malaysia, Indonesia, and Japan have been named the three favourite destinations among millennial Muslims, according to a recent...

Islam finds a place in Japan

SHAFAQNA - Japan is not a country one would associate with Islam, with it recognised as a Shinto-majority country....

JAPAN: “Muslim-friendly Tohoku” campaign launched to promote tourism

SHAFAQNA - The Reconstruction Agency is developing a "New Tohoku" Project to promote tourism in Tohoku. As part of the...

The Muslims of South Korea

SHAFAQNA - This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Korean hostage crisis in Afghanistan, which was a turning...

Rohingya massacre: Accounts of rape, burning children and murder

SHAFAQNA - Discarded and left for dead, Mumtaz says she found herself on top of a mound of charred,...

At least 22 Afghan police killed in Taliban attacks

SHAFAQNA - The Afghan Taliban attacked more than a dozen checkpoints over six hours in the southern province of...

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