Religious dialogue must be out of insult and extremism

SHAFAQNA-The rector of the University of Islamic denominations who has travelled to Iraq as a result of the invitation of Iraqi universities will have some meetings and negotiation with Marja', Islamic scholar and University Chancellors and…

Malaysia expects 10pct increase in halal exports

SHAFAQNA- Its Director of Halal Hub Division, Datuk Dr Sirajuddin Suhaimee said, "This is backed by the consistently improving demand for halal-certified products not just from Muslim countries but also non-Muslim countries that seek hygienic…

"Super EID" held at U.S. Bank Stadium

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SHAFAQNA- Muslims in Minneapolis gathered at U.S. Bank Stadium on last Tuesday for prayer and festivities the Eid al-Adha and no animal sacrifices took place at the event as a pinch of fake news report. The holiday of of Eid al-Adha honors…

Audio translations of Ghadir sermon to be released

SHAFAQNA- According to Mizab news agency, the center is affiliated to the Intellectual and Cultural Affairs Section of the Astan (custodianship) of Imam Ali’s (AS) holy shrine. The project is being implemented in cooperation with the Libraries…

It Takes 581 Years to Get All the World’s Muslims to Hajj

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SHAFAQNA - This year for the hajj, the annual five-day pilgrimage that Muslims from around the world make to follow in the footsteps of the Prophet Muhammad, at least 1.7 million foreign pilgrims were in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. By…

Muslim-Americans women on the ballot for congressional seats

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SHAFAQNA - Rashida Tlaib could be the first Muslim woman in the US Congress, but first has to defeat Detroit's Democratic establishment. According to npr, Muslim-Americans on the ballot for congressional seats are Rashida Tlaib and Fayrouz…

Eid Al-Adha

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SHAFAQNA- Eid Al-Adha is second in the series of Eid festivals that Muslims celebrate across the world. It is also referred to as the “Big Bayram” (from Turkish) or “Big Feast.” Eid Al-Adha is known as Hari Raya Haji in Singapore…

How "smart hajj" can help pilgrims?

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SHAFAQNA - over 2 million Muslim from all over the world descend on Makkah this week to take part in the Hajj. Hajj begins on the eighth day of Dhu Al Hijjah, which falls on August 19 this year. It will end on August 24. By Thursday,…

Hajj At-Tamattu'

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SHAFAQNA- 01. Ihraam: 02. Wukuuf-e-Arafaat: or staying in Arafaat. 03. Wukuuf-e-Mash'ar (or Muzdalifa): or staying in Mash'ar (or Muzdalifa). 04. Ramy Jamrah Al-Aqabah: Stoning of Jamrah Al-Aqabah in Mina. 05. Qurbani: The slaughter…

Al-Abbas Holy Shrine opens al-'Afaf Shopping Center in Karbala

SHAFAQNA- Al-Abbas Holy Shrine inaugurated on Thursday August 17, 2018, the al-'Afaf Shopping Center in central Karbala. The three-floor shopping center lies on a 2600m2 land that is divided into two sections: The first is a one-stop…

Bloomberg: Chinese Paper Says Muslim Region Crackdown Prevented Another Syria

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SHAFAQNA- Bloomberg News : A Communist Party-run newspaper issued a harsh rebuke to criticism of China’s security crackdown on its Muslim-dominated frontier, arguing that authorities had saved the region from becoming another Syria, According…

Why Indian Muslims are silent in the face of BJP’s aggressive Hindutva?

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SHAFAQNA- The Print | By: Hilal Ahmed: While Muslim disregard for Modi is in line with national sentiment, Babri Masjid has lost its provocative essence, surveys showed. Why don’t Indian Muslims react to aggressive Hindutva politics?…

Eleventh Infallible Sayings

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SHAFAQNA-*  As a man asked him for an advice, Imam al-Jawad (A.S.) said: Put your head on steadfastness, embrace poverty, reject the lusts, oppose your passions, and know that you cannot be out of Allah's sight. Consider how you should behave,…

Will a Muslim become Governor of Michigan for the first time in the US history?

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SHAFAQNA - The polls for the state's primaries held on Tuesday in Michigan. El-Sayed, a 33-year-old physician is a Muslim candidate who will be the first Egyptian-American Muslim governor of Michigan if he win the 2018 Democratic Party primary…

📣 Infidels Answer to This Question, plz

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SHAFAQNA- ✍️Ansar Imam Mahdi AJ: 👉 📣 Infidels answer to this question, plz: ⁉️ How can you disbelieve in God when you were lifeless and He brought you to life; then He will cause you to die, then He will bring you [back] to…

Turkey Plans to hold meeting on Syria Conflict In September

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SHAFAQNA - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said that Ankara wants to organize a meeting on regional issues including the Syrian conflict with Russia, France and Germany in Istanbul on September 7. In comments published by Turkish…

Mohammad Salah with Syrian Refugee Kid

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SHAFAQNA- https://youtu.be/hgNoFIkqejg Liverpool Muslim star Mohamed Salah made a Syrian refugee kid’s dream come true when he met him during the Reds’ pre-season tour in the United States. “Ammar is a smart kid. He loves to…

France arrested 3 suspects over plot to attack Muslims

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SHAFAQNQ - According to French daily Le Figaro, two men and one woman- has arrested by the Internal Security Directorate in France and an investigation has opened into three suspects for over a terrorist plot to attack Muslims. Last month,…

Medina Azahara inscribed on the UNESCO Heritage List

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SHAFAQNA - The Caliphate city of Medina Azahara which is a medieval Arab Muslim town near the Spanish city of Cordoba remained from the 10th and 11th centuries, was added to the UNESCO List of World Heritage on Sunday. It is the 47th World…

Palestinian girl Ahed Tamimi was Released from Israel Prison

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SHAFAQNA - The 17-year-old Ahed and her mother, Nariman Tamimi, were greeted by the residents of their village, the activists of Palestine, Israel and other countries, with cheers, banners and Palestinian flags. Ahed Tamimi, the Palestinian…

Pope Francis calls for international community to act decisively for end of migrant shipwrecks in Mediterranean

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SHAFAQNA - Pope Francis expressed sorrow over recent deaths of migrants from Africa in the Mediterranean Sea in Sunday’s Angelus among thousands of the faithful gathered in St Peter’s Square, and appeal to the international community to…

JKSM: Muslim Child marriages in Malaysia have been decreasing

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SHAFAQNA - Statistics from the Malaysian Syariah Judiciary Depart­ment (JKSM) showed that Applications for child marriage fell in recent years with 877 applications recorded in last year. Judges in shariah court have the authority to give…

The Eighth Imam, ‘Ali Ibn Musa, Al-Ridha’ (as)

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SHAFAQNA- Born in Madina 11th Zeeqaad 148 Hijri (1.1.766 AD). Died in the city of Tus Iran on 17th Safar 203 Hijri (26.5.819 AH) Period of Imamate 20 years. His grandfather Imam Ja’far Al-sadiq (as) died one month before the…

In Western Europe, familiarity with Muslims is linked to positive views of Muslims and Islam

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SHAFAQNA- Across Western Europe, people who say they personally know a Muslim are generally more likely than others to have positive opinions of Muslims and their religion, according to a recent Pew Research Center study in 15 countries.…

How to grow and develop, according to Imam Ali (a.s.)

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SHAFAQNA- Translated by: Manal Samhat By His Eminence, the Religious Authority, Sayyed Muhammad Hussein Fadlullah (ra) Imam Ali (a.s.) has talked a lot about fanaticism and its destructive impacts on individuals and groups…

Testosterone and patients' quality of life

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SHAFAQNA- Cachexia is a condition characterized by loss of body mass — including muscular atrophy — that is usually accompanied by severe weakness and fatigue. Many people who go through cancer experience this. Researchers turn to testosterone…

Thousands of antique and invaluable manuscripts on Quran and its science

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SHAFAQNA- The Manuscripts Center in the Holy Shrine of al-Abbas declared that the Center consists of many ancient manuscripts date back to the various era. The manager of the Center Mr. Salah Mahdi Abdulwahab announced “among thousands…

Man and Freedom of Will God

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SHAFAQNA-The concept of free will sometimes is debated when we consider that all the abilities and powers a man posses is in fact comes from God.  Some people wrongly conclude that a man is helpless in taking a free course to the destiny he…