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Halal Park in Malaysia- Johor Aims to Be Major...

SHAFAQNA- Mohamed Khaled Nordin, an official in the state, said Johor had the advantage compared with other states which also...

“Ali ibn Abi-Talib (AS)” Mosque Opens in Indonesia

SHAFAQNA - A mosque named “Ali ibn Abi-Talib” (AS) was opened in Indonesia’s Java Island on the weekend. The mosque will...

Taliban suicide bomber kills 3 Afghan soldiers in Balkh...

SHAFAQNA - At least three Afghan soldiers have been killed and 18 wounded after a suicide bomber blew himself up...
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Japan’s Sakurajima volcano erupts some 50km from nuclear plant...

SHAFAQNA - Japan’s Sakurajima volcano, situated about 50km from the Sendai nuclear station, has erupted with the country's meteorological agency...

Shia cleric hails Modi govt for steps taken to...

SHAFAQNA- A delegation of Muslim clerics and social leaders met union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday and discussed issues...

Halal Food for Muslim Travelers in Japan

SHAFAQNA- Using produce grown by local farmers, the meals will be prepared in accordance with Islamic dietary laws to...

NZ Muslims reach out with ‘true teachings’

SHAFAQNA - The Muslim community in south Auckland is using its annual convention to distance itself from Islamic State...

South Korea Has 200,000 Muslims, Including 2000 Nationals

SHAFAQNA- This is according to Kim Kwang-jun, the secretary general of the Korean Conference of Religions for Peace, addressing the...

Conference to mark 40th day of Sheikh al-Nimr in...

SHAFAQNA - Shiite leaders in Karachi have confirmed they will hold a conference to mark the 40th day of...

Muslims suffer in Myanmar – The forgotten genocide

SHAFAQNA - The government of Myanmar’s departing president, Thein Sein, oversaw the systematic persecution of the country’s Rohingya Muslim minority...

“Peace and Wisdom” Int’l Conference Planned in Myanmar

SHAFAQNA- According to the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization (ICRO), the program will be attended by the head of the...

Muslim group using anime to construct mosque in Shizuoka

SHAFAQNA - A Muslim group here has turned to anime to raise funds for its plan to build a mosque...

Daesh says it wants to assassinate Indian Premiere and...

SHAFAQNA -  Indian officials have confirmed this Wednesday that an anonymous letter purportedly signed by Daesh terrorist group threatened the...

HRW urges Pakistan to extend Afghan Refugee Status through...

SHAFAQNA - Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called on Pakistan to respect the rights of Afghan refugees, demanding an extension...

Muslims denounce Jakarta terror attack

SHAFAQNA - Following Jakarta terror attack scholars, clerics, and politicians have come out to denounce such an act of...

Major Tourism Players Urged to Push for Developing Philippine...

SHAFAQNA- In a roundtable discussion at Dermpath at SM City on Tuesday, Marilou Ampuan, a trustee of the Tourism Congress...

Taliban targeting of girls school in eastern province stands...

SHAFAQNA - At least three schoolgirls have lost their lives and eight others sustained injuries in a mortar attack by...

The Muslim Chicken

SHAFAQNA - The Muslim Chicken sells poultry, but no, the chickens are not followers of Islam ― they are slaughtered...

Pakistani Shia political faction is hacked

SHAFAQNA - Indian Hackers hacked the official website of MWM, political party of Shias of Pakistan, earlier today however, Shia...

Japan’s Muslim Friendly Airports

SHAFAQNA - Striving to get a larger share of Muslim visitors, international airports in Japan have opened new prayer rooms...

Myanmar authorities ban mosque’s centennial jubilee celebration

SHAFAQNA - Myanmar Authorities have banned a mosque on the outskirts of the commercial capital Yangon from celebrating its centennial...

Indonesian Hospital opens in Gaza

SHAFAQNA- A hospital in the Gaza Strip funded entirely by donations from Indonesians has opened its doors on Sunday. The workers...

Exclusive – Interview with Prince Ali Seraj of Afghanistan

SHAFAQNA - Forced into exile by the Soviets in 1978, Prince Ali Seraj of Afghanistan has remained instrumental in...

Turkey processes Afghan heroin – The New Drug Trade

SHAFAQNA - Turkish laboratories are processing Afghan opium into heroin for deliveries to Europe, the director of Russia’s Federal Narcotics...

“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...

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