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Int’l calligraphy exhibition to promote Islamic legacy in Pakistan

SHAFAQNA - Advisor to Pakistan Prime Minister on National History and Literary Heritage (NHLH), Irfan Siddiqui Friday said the...

China spies on its Muslim community – spyware

SHAFAQNA - In a latest move to increase surveillance, China has asked its Muslim minority people in Xinjiang to install...

Pakistani pilgrims stuck at Iran border over lack of...

SHAFAQNA - More than a thousand Pakistani pilgrims have been stuck in Taftan for about a week after crossing...

Four members of Shia family martyred in southwestern Pakistan

SHAFAQNA - Heavily-armed gunmen riding on motorcycles have shot dead at least four members of a Shia family and their...

Campaign Launches across Australia to Answer Questions about Islam

SHAFAQNA - A new campaign by an Australian Muslim community is encouraging people to "meet a Muslim" over coffee and...

Two shia scholars taken into illegal custody in Punjab,...

SHAFAQNA - Two Shia brothers studying in Iran and Iraq, respectively, were taken into illegal custody from their house...

Sessions on Islamic Issues to Be Held in Quetta

SHAFAQNA - A series of sessions on Islamic issues has been planned to be held from July 31 in Quetta,...

Pakistani rally staged against US policies on Kashmir

SHAFAQNA - Large number of people took to streets in the Pakistani capital Sunday afternoon to express solidarity with...

Inside the mind of the Indian Muslim

SHAFAQNA - Cornered and demonised, the Indian Muslim struggles between fear and hope. The Indian Muslim is dealing with a...

Philippine Officials Propose ‘Muslims Only’ ID

SHAFAQNA - Philippine authorities are threatening to further single out Muslims as part of official counterterrorism efforts. This week, authorities in...

Over 2000 Mosques in Azerbaijan

SHAFAQNA- There are 2,246 mosques in the Republic of Azerbaijan, 210 of which are in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic. This was...

Malaysia May Act against Myanmar for Blocking Rohingya Probe

SHAFAQNA- Malaysia will consider action against Myanmar following the latter's decision to deny entry to a United Nations fact-finding mission...

Pakistani army starts fencing border with Afghanistan

SHAFAQNA - Pakistan’s military has begun erecting fencing meant to span its entire 2,600-kilometer border with Afghanistan in order...

Burma refuses UN investigation on Rohingya genocide

SHAFAQNA - As part of its continuous crackdown against Rohingya Muslims, Burma refused entry to members of the UN...

Protest against Shia killings in Pakistan continues for 6th...

SHAFAQNA - Members of the Shia community in Pakistan's northwestern city of Parachinar have continued their sit-in protest for...

Philippine Muslims Fear Marawi Fighting May Deepen Communal Discord

SHAFAQNA - When a small army of militants allied to Islamic State took over parts of Marawi City in...

Muslims on India train assaulted ‘because they ate beef’

SHAFAQNA - A man arrested in India for being part of a mob that attacked a group of four Muslim...

Myanmar’s Muslims out in the cold during Ramadan

SHAFAQNA - Huddled under umbrellas to escape a monsoon downpour, dozens of Muslims stood in line at a Yangon mosque...

Iran, Malaysia Joint Quranic Expo Launched in Kuala Lumpur

SHAFAQNA - It showcases Quranic calligraphy works by Iranian and Malaysian calligraphers as well as calligraphy-painting and Tazhib (illumination) works...

AUSTRALIA – How food is helping to break down...

SHAFAQNA - Imam Faizel Chothia takes the microphone and announces the question and answer session is about to begin. “Ask...

India’s Rampur Hosts Exhibition of Rare Quran Collection

SHAFAQNA -  People from different walks of life and faith including Islamic scholars are thronging the Raza Library, renowned...

Bangladeshi Teenager among Favorites to Win Dubai Int’l Quran...

SHAFAQNA - At the age of 13 Mohammad Tariqul Islam from Bangladesh recited the Quran like a pro on Sunday,...

No military solution in Afghanistan says UN chief

SHAFAQNA - There is no military solution to the conflict in Afghanistan that is forcing record numbers of people...

Christian preachers’ disappearance in Malaysia stokes fears of crackdown...

SHAFAQNA - The disappearance of three Christians and a man accused of spreading Shia Islam in Malaysiahas prompted fears that...

Australia: Canberra Muslims break Ramadan fast at public iftar...

SHAFAQNA - As the sun set over Canberra on Saturday night, Civic Square filled with the smell of food prepared...

3 killed, 9 worshippers injured in Afghan mosque shooting

SHAFAQNA - Three people were killed and nine others wounded in a shooting at a mosque in Afghanistan's eastern...

Christians, Muslims Find Common Ground as Perth Church Hosts...

SHAFAQNA- St Paul’s Anglican Church in Beaconsfield, Perth, Western Australia, has been opening its doors to local Muslims as a...

H.R.H. Prince Ali Seraj of Afghanistan Offers a New...

SHAFAQNA - In the wake of the June 31, 2017, attack on Kabul, which killed 90 and wounded 400...

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