Asia-Pacific

Mob killing of student by extremist groups sparks outrage...

SHAFAQNA - Viral footage showing the lynching of a 23-year-old university student by sympathizers of Wahhabism and Takfiri groups in northwestern...

Video footage of Kashmiri man tied to Indian army...

SHAFAQNA - Viral video footage is circulating on social media showing a young Kashmiri man tied to the front of an Indian...

AFP to include Muslims in recruitment quotas

SHAFAQNA - The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is set to allocate a portion of its recruitment quotas for...

Rohingya woman shot dead along Bangladesh border

SHAFAQNA - Bangladesh border guards opened fire Thursday at a boat ferrying Rohingya migrants from neighbouring Myanmar, killing one...

Japan’s Royal Holdings to Expand Halal Food Offerings

SHAFAQNA- Restaurant chain operator Royal Holdings in Japan plans to broaden its halal food menu and step up sales of...

Pakistan says will quit Saudi-led military coalition if it...

SHAFAQNA - Pakistan’s Defense Minister Khawaja Asif says Islamabad will quit a controversial Saudi-led coalition if it becomes "sectarian," as...

Six civilians killed, 50 injured by Indian forces in...

SHAFAQNA - Six civilians were killed and at least 50 were wounded Sunday in disputed Jammu and Kashmir when...

Leader of Anjuman Shari Shian concerned about Kashmiri prisoners...

SHAFAQNA - Hurriyat leader and president Anjuman Shari Shian Aga Syed Hasan Almosawi concerned plight of Kashmiri prisoners languishing...

News media Muslim coverage driving Islamophobia – New Zealand...

SHAFAQNA - A New Zealand study has linked listening to, watching and reading the news to greater anger towards...

Myanmar leader says no ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims

SHAFAQNA - Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said ethnic cleansing was too strong a term to describe what...

Bomb attack kills six, injures over 20 in Pakistan

SHAFAQNA - At least six people have been killed and almost 20 others wounded in a bombing attack near an...

Malaysia ready to help Japan’s Halal industry ahead of...

SHAFAQNA - Malaysia has signaled its readiness to share its expertise with Japan as it seeks to develop its...

Shrine custodian kills 20 devotees at Pakistan shrine

SHAFAQNA - The custodian of a shrine in Pakistan has tortured and then murdered at least 20 worshipers, including four...

Malaysia Halal exhibit set to kick off on April...

SHAFAQNA - Malaysia International Halal Showcase (MIHAS), scheduled for April 5-8, will highlight all aspects of Islamic life. The halal...

Rohingya Muslims recount speak of sufferings in Myanmar

SHAFAQNA - The Rohingya Muslims, who fled persecution in Myanmar, recount their ordeals back at home, where they were subject...

Rights Group Slams UN, EU for Blocking Probe into...

SHAFAQNA- A Europe-based rights group slammed the global community, particularly the UN and the EU, for hindering an independent probe...

Afghan forces arrest ISIS spy chief Taj Gul

SHAFAQNA - The spy chief of the ISIS terrorist group offshoot in Afghanistan has been arrested by the Afghan...

Sharjah opens photo exhibition on Muslim communities in China

SHAFAQNA - Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilisation opened an exhibition that gives a glimpse into the lives of Muslims in...

Peach logo sign of halal food for Muslim tourists...

SHAFAQNA - If Muslims in Japan's Okayama look for the Peach Mark logo, they can find facilities that cater...

Blood of martyrs will lead to freedom of Kashmir...

SHAFAQNA - Anjuman-e-Shari Shian Chairman Aga Syed Hasan Tuesday paid glorious tributes to Sayyida Fatima (sa) the daughter of...

Afghan security adviser: Muslims suffer terrorism, too

SHAFAQNA - Afghanistan’s national-security adviser said Monday that associating terrorism with Islam was inappropriate given the suffering Muslims have endured...

No room for religious extremism in Singapore, say Muslim...

SHAFAQNA - Muslim leaders yesterday made clear their stand against religious extremism and called for calm amid the ongoing controversy...

India will be home to world’s largest Muslim population...

SHAFAQNA - The number of Indian Muslims is projected to rise to more than 300 million by 2050, making India...

ANALYSIS: Malaysia’s progressive Muslims want a secular future

SHAFAQNA - The abduction of protestant Pastor Raymond Koh missing since 13 February after being snatched from a street in Petaling Jaya...

At least 72 martyred in bombing at Lal Shahbaz...

SHAFAQNA - The powerful blast took place inside the premises of the shrine as a dhamaal was taking place, with...

Muslims told ‘you’re welcome’ in New Zealand at support...

SHAFAQNA - "Hate does not make you great" was the message delivered at a rally welcoming Muslims to New Zealand. More...

MORE MUSLIMS LIVE IN ASIA-PACIFIC THAN THE MIDDLE EAST

SHAFAQNA - Nearly a quarter of the world’s population is Muslim. The religion is dominant in North Africa, the Middle...

Malaysia to hire Rohingya refugees

SHAFAQNA - Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said in a statement that the programme will start on March...

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