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“Fiji Muslims seen as the way Islamic faith should...

SHAFAQNA - Muslims living in Fiji are an example to Islamic faiths around the world of how the world should...

President Rouhani urges Muslims to fight poverty as root...

SHAFAQNA - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has urged Muslims to fight economic, cultural, scientific poverty as root causes of terrorism. What...
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Afghanistan – The Rise Of The Taliban

SHAFAQNA - Interview with Prince Ali Seraj of Afghanistan A weekly podcast hosted by Catherine Shakdam, Breaking Point offers its...

E-cigs declared ‘haram’ for Muslims in Malaysia

SHAFAQNA - Malaysia's National Fatwa Council has declared smoking electronic cigarettes 'haram', citing religious and 'dangerous' health concerns. Local e-smokers...

Eid Milad festivities in full swing in Pakistan

SHAFAQNA - Citizens of Islamabad and Rawalpindi are finalising preparations to celebrate Eid Milad-un-Nabi (PBUH) with religious festivity on Thursday. The...

Peace loving Australian Muslims deserve a ‘fair go’!

SHAFAQNA - Recent talks of an open debate over the "link between Islam and terrorism" is exactly what ISIS are...

Rally condemns massacre of Shia Muslims in Nigeria

SHAFAQNA - A rally was organised by the Imamia Students Organisation (ISO) on Saturday to condemn the massacre of Shia...

Kazakhstan launches major halal meat processing plant

SHAFAQNA - Kazakhstan’s LLP Aktep has opened a major meat processing plant in the Aktobe region in the west of...

ISO to stage protest across Pakistan in solidarity with...

SHAFAQNA - ISO will carry out nationwide protest on Friday against military-led violence against Shiite communities in Nigeria. ISO Pakistan will...

Pakistan vows revenge one year after Taliban school massacre

SHAFAQNA - Pakistan's leader called Wednesday for vengeance under portraits of children killed by Taliban bullets as the country marked...

Pakistan market bomb

SHAFAQNA - A bomb explosion in a market has killed 22 minority Shia Muslims and wounded 45 others in Pakistan’s...

Protesters in Tibriz denounce Azerbaijan’s campaign against Shiites

SHAFAQNA - Scores of people in the northeastern city of Tabriz demonstrated in front of the Consulate General of...

Kiwi Muslims: Suffering stigma for extremists’ actions

SHAFAQNA - The members of the Wellington Islamic Centre represent 40 different ethnicities, but their common identity is Kiwi. One woman...

Pakistan media welcomes resumption of India-Pakistan dialogue

SHAFAQNA - Pakistani media today welcomed the resumption of Indo-Pak comprehensive dialogue, describing it as a “major breakthrough” and a...

Azerbaijani intellectuals criticizes government-led crackdown on Shias

SHAFAQNA - Azerbaijani security forces carried out a raid involving hundreds of personnel on a Shia gathering mourning the martyrdom...

Prince Ali Seraj of Afghanistan calls for drastic stand...

SHAFAQNA - I implore all the Islamic Religion Clerics, Mullahs, Imams and all other leaders from every Islamic nation in the...

Afghan president condemns terror ‘savages’

SHAFAQNA - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said on Tuesday that Europe had helped to create Islamic civilization and denounced the...

The world’s biggest pilgrimage is underway – In the...

SHAFAQNA - The pilgrimage of Arbaeen has begun. In the world’s largest annual gathering of people, Shia Muslims from across...

Protesters attack Indian newspaper over anti-ISIS piggy bank cartoon

SHAFAQNA - Violent protests took place in western Indian after a local newspaper published an anti-Islamic State cartoon featuring a...

Sydney Muslims are feeling under pressure: Islamophobia on the...

SHAFAQNA - Muslims in Sydney experience discrimination and verbal slurs at three times the rate of all other Australians, a study that is...

The radicalisation myth: Islam doesn’t propagate hatred, it teaches...

SHAFAQNA - The disturbing footage of people running helter-skelter in the streets of Paris trying to evade the bullets of...

Sufi Muslims to hold ‘spiritual summit’

SHAFAQNA - A body of Sufi Muslims — All India Ulema and Mashaikh Board — has announced that it will...

China Likely To Invest Over $1 Trillion Overseas By...

SHAFAQNA - China is likely to invest more than $1 trillion abroad in the next five years, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang...

Motorbike taxis launched for Muslim women in Indonesia

SHAFAQNA- Indonesia has recently launched a new motorcycle-taxi service that caters to Muslim women who have reservations regarding riding with...

Muslims ‘our great allies’ in fight against terrorism, says...

SHAFAQNA - Law enforcement agencies are focused on only about 0.04 per cent of Australia’s Islamic community, Justice Minister Michael...

After Myanmar Election, Few Signs of a Better Life...

SHAFAQNA - A few months before the general election here, the military-backed government struck hundreds of thousands of Muslims from...

New Australian Muslim Party Aims to Contest Federal, State...

SHAFAQNA- Australia's first Islamic faith political party intends to field Senate candidates in all states and territories at next year's...

ISIS a blot on Islam: Indian Muslim leader

SHAFAQNA - Indian Muslim parliamentarian and President of the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday said that terror...

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