Prominent Egyptian Quran Teacher Dies of Heart Attack

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SHAFAQNA- Sheikh Mustafa Raghib was a memorizer of the entire Quran and taught Quran memorization in the city of Banha in the Arab country’s Qalyubia Governorate. According to akhbarelyom.com, his funeral will be held after noon prayers…

Publication of 110 Works on Hadith by the Islamic Research Foundation

SHAFAQNA- Since the beginning of the establishment, Astan Quds Razavi’s Islamic Research Foundation has published 110 works on the subject of Tradition (hadith). According to Astan News, “The Customs Of Socialization from The Viewpoint…

FIFA: Own goal hands Iran dramatic victory (Video)

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SHAFAQNA - Aziz Bouhaddouz heads into his own net deep into stoppage time and IR Iran claim huge last-gasp three points. Forthe second time on Friday, a last-minute goal has transformed the state of a group at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™,…

Photos: Muslims around the world offered Eid al-Fitr prayer

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SHAFAQNA - As Ramadan fast ends, muslims in different countries around the world gathered to offer Eid al-Fitr prayer, on Friday June 15. The office of His Eminence, Mr. Sistani in Najaf, announced that Saturday June 16, is the day of Eid…

Eid Al-Fitr

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SHAFAQNA-  The introduction of fasting in the month of Ramadan began from 2 A.H.  Eid in Islam is not only celebration but that Muslims should devote this day to worship and plead Allah to accept their deeds and forgive their sins. …

What is the Difference between Islam and Iman?

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SHAFAQNA - via 180 Questions Enquiries About Islam | par Ayatullah  Nasir Makarim Shirazi: In verse 14 of Suratul Hujurat, we read: قَالَتِ الأََعْرَابُ آمَنَّا قُلْ لَمْ تُؤْمِنُوا وَ لٌكِنْ…

Dutch anti-Islam party to hold Prophet Mohammad cartoon competition, despite previous polemics

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SHAFAQNA : Despite provoking serious polemics in the past, The Freedom Party of Dutch anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders will hold a competition of cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammad. According to Reuters, the party said the plan to…

Concealment of Truth: Commentary of the Quran (Chapter 2:159-160) By: Mohammad Sobhanie

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Commentary of the Quran (Chapter 2:159-160) By: Mohammad Sobhanie   Concealment of Truth بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ إِنَّ الَّذِينَ يَكْتُمُونَ مَا…

Moon visibility map for 14 June 2018 (Thursday) UK / Globe

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Shafaqna - The moon visibility map above  shows that on 14 June 2018 the moon will be visible in some countries of the world  by naked eye , but it will not be visible by the naked-eye  in the UK and some other countries. Please see the…

Shahid Ayatollah Motahari and Palestine

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SHAFAQNA- https://youtu.be/JGtlAqobWNc

SABA Islamic center in USA

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SHAFAQNA- Shia Association of Bay Area (SABA) is one of the most active Shia Islamic centers in North America. Let’s learn more about the history and current activities of this center. Background In the 1970's, organized Shia Religious…

Chewing gum during the fast

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SHAFAQNA – The Grand Ayatullah Seyyed Ali Sistani has answered some questions about chewing gum during the fast. Recently, a misquoted version of this fatwa was turned into a pretext for Wahhabi networks to slander the Shia righteous school.…

Austrian far-right government is closing 7 mosques

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SHAFAQNA - Vox | by  Tara Isabella Burton: The far-right government claims it’s due to “national security” concerns. On Friday, the Austrian government announced that it plans to close down seven mosques and potentially expel about…

Trump White House under fire for lack of Muslim-American representation at Ramadan celebration

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SHAFAQNA - VOX | by Tara Isabella burton: The White House hosted its first Iftar dinner after declining to hold it last year. Wednesday night, to commemorate the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, the Trump White House hosted its first Iftar dinner…

Spanish translation of Quran was received by Islamic centers in Latin America

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SHAFAQNA- Turkey’s Religious Waqf (endowment) Institute provided the books as part of a plan titled “Quran, My Gift”. Mosques and Islamic centers in Colombia, Guatemala, and El Salvador have so far received the translations. The institute…

Imam Ali (A.S.) and the Holy Quran

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SHAFAQNA-We have seen so far traditions from the Sunni sources related to Imam Ali (a.s.), which prove the superiority of Ali (a.s.) over all other companions of the Holy Prophet (s.a.w.). Now after proving this fact (superiority of Ali (a.s.))…

Suratul Qadr, (The Night of) Ordainment or Power

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SHAFAQNA- In the Name of Allah, the All-Beneficent, the All-Merciful Contents of Suratul Qadr As it is understood from the name, this chapter refers to the revelation of the Noble Qur’an on the Night of Ordainment (al-Qadr) and then it…

Israel detains Palestinians for waking up Muslims for Ramadan meal

SHAFAQNA- Israeli forces have arrested six Palestinians in the occupied Jerusalem al-Quds for performing a generations-old Ramadan tradition. The performers, known as ‘Musaharati’, who march through the streets to call on Muslims…

German Muslims Accuse Bavaria of Double Standards

SHAFAQNA- There is no ban on Muslim women wearing a headscarf in Germany, though some states have restrictions on headscarves and other Muslim religious clothing in courtrooms and schools. Markus Soeder, Bavaria’s premier of the arch-conservative…

City of Qom Hosts Inaugural Islamic Values Education Conference

SHAFAQNA-As Ramadan embraced us in its spiritual embrace, the Holy City of Qum ushered away delegates from a unique Moral Character Conference organized by Imam Khomeini (RA) International University, Islamic College (London), and the Institute…

Al-Hassan Al-Mujtaba (A.S.)

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SHAFAQNA-Birth and Childhood In the mid of the month of Ramadan, the 3rd year of Hijrah, a son was born in the small mud house of Hazrat Ali (A.S.). The Prophet (P.B.U.H), on behalf of Almighty God, named him Hassan (A.S.). Imam Hassan (A.S.)…

The Life of Imam Hassan AlMujtaba (A.S.)

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SHAFAQNA-On the 15th day of the Holy month of Ramazan, 3rd A.H, the first son of Ali (A.S) and Hazrat Zahra (A.S) was born. kafi: vol=1; pg.461 The Kunyat of Imam Hasan (A.S) was Abu Mohammad. Al - Irshad : vol = 2; pg 5 His laqab (title)…

Isma'ilism and Its Branches

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Ja 'far al-Sadiq had a son named Ismail who was the oldest of his children. Isma'il died during the lifetime of his father who summoned witnesses to his death, including the governor of Medina. 1 Concerning this question,…

Muslim students help design travel itineraries in Taipei

SHAFAQNA-Taipei, May 29 (CNA) A Muslim student association at the National Taiwan University of Science and Technology is working with Taipei's tourism authority to come up with Muslim-friendly travel itineraries in the capital city, the first…

Quran Competition Held in Kenya

SHAFAQNA- According to the Iranian Cultural Center in Kenya, the Grand Mosque of the capital city hosted the Quranic event from the beginning of the holy month. A total of 67 girls and 109 boys from 27 elementary schools competed on memorization…

What are the best fruits for diabetes? Your ideal diet must include these

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SHAFAQNA- If you are living with diabetes, you may have found all kinds of conflicting information about diabetes-friendly diet. And the most common misconception about this diet is that fruits should not be a part of your diet. This is…

How to Pray for the Appearance of Our Imam al-Zaman (a.s.) on Ramadan Nights: Delicacies of Prayer in the Dua al-Iftitah (Part 3)

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SHAFAQNA - In a part of the invocation of al-Iftitah which is recommended to be recited every night of the blessed month of Ramadan, we are encouraged to pray for the safety, appearance, and success of our Imam al-Zaman (a.s.), dreaming our…