Asia-Pacific

India to sue Britain’s queen for return of Koh-i-Noor...

SHAFAQNA - Reportedly worth 100 million pounds, the Koh-i-Noor diamond was appropriated by the British during their colonization of India...

Afghan president denounce heartless beheading of Shi’a women and...

SHAFAQNA - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani Monday condemned the beheading of a group of Shia Hazaras, including a child, in...

Clerics take on joblessness among Muslims in India

SHAFAQNA - The clerics of Dargah Aala Hazrat have decided to launch a campaign on the last day of the...

Muslims feel disenfranchised in Myanmar’s election

SHAFAQNA - Khin Maung Cho does not much look like the hope of his people. He is a soft-spoken intellectual...

Anxiety stalks Myanmar Muslims as poll looms

SHAFAQNA - As the faithful filed towards a Yangon mosque for Friday prayers, conversations readily turned to Myanmar's election, with...

Human Rights Commission report finds Muslims have ‘limited protection’...

SHAFAQNA - Legal and ethnic affairs experts are calling on the Federal Government to investigate how to better protect Australia's...

Anti-Muslim tension simmers ahead of Myanmar election

SHAFAQNA - It has been more than been two years since this town in Myanmar burned with the fires...

Australia: North Qld Mosques Welcome Public to Dispel Misconceptions...

SHAFAQNA- Muslim communities in Mareeba and Cairns, Australia, welcomed dozens of people from outside the Islamic faith into their mosques...

China Cracks Down on Uighur Clothing

SHAFAQNA - A few months after banning face-veil or burqa in restive Xinjiang province, where the Uighur Muslims have a...

Japanese Shia Muslims presence at Imam Reza holy shrine...

SHAFAQNA - Mourning ceremony for Imam Hussein (A') at the Razavi Holy Shrine had a different feeling with presence of...

A lone Muslim campaigns in Myanmar’s stronghold of radical...

SHAFAQNA - The city of Mandalay in northern Myanmar is a Buddhist religious centre so crowded with temples, monasteries and...

Muslims with citizenship barred from Myanmar election, living in...

SHAFAQNA - Thousands of Kaman, ethnic Muslims who are citizens of Myanmar, remain displaced in Rakhine state, unable to return...

Advertisement Agency in Australia rejects religious hate-ads

SHAFAQNA - A major Australian outdoor advertising agency has been applauded by the Muslim community after refusing to post ads...

Sydney more hostile to Muslims, but Australia embraces multiculturalism:...

SHAFAQNA - Melbourne is by far the most tolerant major Australian city towards Muslims, with Sydney most likely to be...

Afghanistan’s female marathon runner defies danger to go the...

SHAFAQNA - Even if chasing her athletic ambitions were only a matter of physical ability, odds would already be stacked...

Muslims open arson-hit mosque to public on SundayAusr

SHAFAQNA - If you've ever been interested in what the inside of a mosque looks like, you'll get your chance...

Persistent anti-Muslim violence in India (1992-2015): Gainers and losers

SHAFAQNA - The massive violence leading up to the demolition of the Babri Masjid on December 6 1992, an iconic...

Bangladesh bomb attack on Shia Muslims at Ashura

SHAFAQNA - One person has been killed and at least 50 others wounded in a bomb attack on Shia Muslims...

Kashmir Police: Won’t Allow 8th Muharram Procession

SHAFAQNA - Inspector General of Police SJM Gillani Wednesday said that the police will not allow the Alam Sharief procession...

For the love of Hussain

SHAFAQNA - Earlier this month, as Shia Muslims around the world mourned the martyrdom of Imam Hussain—the grandson of Islam’s...

Pressure forces Muslims to stop prayers at schools near...

SHAFAQNA - Hard-line Buddhist groups in Myanmar have escalated their anti-Muslim campaign ahead of the country's Nov. 8 elections, forcing...

Muslims being targetted, says Azam

SHAFAQNA - In the backdrop of lynching and defacing of Muslims in the name of consuming beef, senior Uttar Pradesh...

Blasphemy charges: Are all the cases probed thoroughly?

SHAFAQNA - The Supreme Court on Thursday granted the bail plea of a woman who had been incarcerated for three-and-a-half...

84-year-old Mosque in Malaysia to Be Relocated

SHAFAQNA  - Masjid Zakaria, which is one of the oldest mosques in Selangor, Malaysia, will be relocated nearby to Jalan...

Army troops arrived Lahore for Muharram security duties

SHAFAQNA - Pak Army troops will provide security during Muharram mourning processions and Majalis. According to ISPR the Army troops riding...

“Emulate the Prophet to reunite Muslims” says Malaysian official

SHAFAQNA - Former Chief Justice of Malaysia Tun Abdul Hamid Mohamad urged Muslim leaders, regardless of their positions in the...

Muharram in India

SHAFAQNA - Muharram, the first month of the Islamic calendar, also the month in which Imam Hussain, grandson of Prophet...

First summit of Asian, Pacific Muslims to focus on...

SHAFAQNA - The first summit of Muslim religious leaders from the Asian and Pacific countries opened yesterday in Istanbul with...

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