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Imam Husayn (A.S.): The Heir of Prophet Abraham

SHAFAQNA- By: Dr. Mohammad Ali Shomali God, with His wise plan for His creation, does not create in vain or without...

Saudi Forces Assaults on Ashura Manifestations in Qatif

SHAFAQNA- Saudi forces have launched attacks on the Ashura commemoration in the eastern region of Qatif, while civil sources...

A Sunni perspective on Muharram and Imam Hussain

SHAFAQNA - I am a Sunni. My family is Sunni. We love Abu Bakr, Uthman, Umar, Ali. We believe in...

“Imam Hussain (AS) changed the meaning of victory and...

SHAFAQNA - A Pakistani Shia cleric said that in the Battle of Karbala, Imam Hussein (AS) totally changed the...

The Role of the Women of Ashura

SHAFAQNA- Simindokht Behzadpoor In all the events that occurred before, during, and after the Day of Ashura, the role of the...

MUHARRAM – INTERVIEW WITH MOHAMMAD KHANI, QOM SEMINARY

SHAFAQNA - Shafaqna had the privilege of interviewing Arash Mohammad Khani in Qom - Iran. Born and raised in Copenhagen, Denmark,...

Perspective On The Month Of Muharram – Lady Zaynab...

SHAFAQNA - If Islam has often been slammed for its perceived and alleged mistreatment, and/or dismissal of women as worthy...

The hot-button issue of Muslim integration in Germany

SHAFAQNA - The topic of integration of Muslims has become a “hot-button” issue in Germany. Many wonder whether people whose...

Perspective: On The Month Of Muharram, Ashura and Imam...

SHAFAQNA - As we draw close to the Day of Ashura, millions across the world - not all Muslims,...

The representative of Ayatullah Sistani: “Human principles must be...

SHAFAQNA- Pointing to the coming of the month of Muharram, Hojat-ul Islam Sheikh AbdulMahdi Karbalaei, the representative of Ayatullah...

Rohingya refugee camps on brink of ‘health disaster’

SHAFAQNA- Bangladesh’s refugee camps are on the brink of a "public health disaster," Doctors Without Borders (MSF) warned, saying filthy...
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Why do the Shia remember Imam Hussain every year?

SHAFAQNA - Why do the Shia remember Imam Hussain every year? What are the reasons for the Shia to cry...

Pakistan: Shia leader wants Muharram events open for all...

SHAFAQNA - The Shia Ulema Council (SUC) on Thursday demanded the government ease security protocols and facilitate the local population,...

“We are the Bright Beacons of Guidance” – Imam...

SHAFAQNA - Following are the couplets that Imam Husayn (as) recited on the afternoon of Ashura while he was...

Muharram & Karbala

SHAFAQNA- Imam Husayn (A.S.), The Grandson of the Holy Prophet of Islam (S.A.W.),the Doyen of the Martyrs, the Chief of...

Chinese firms eye stronger share in lucrative Halal market

SHAFAQNA - Standing behind her stall at a Dubai exhibition Centre, Dai Dong He offered passersby what looked like...

 “THERE IS A PLACE WHERE A CHILD DIES EVERY...

SHAFAQNA - "THERE IS A PLACE WHERE A CHILD DIES EVERY 10 MINUTES" ITS #YEMEN We can't remain silent!!! In "910 DAYS...

Here’s How Black Muslims Lifted Europe out of the...

SHAFAQNA - At the height of the Spanish inquisition, 408 years ago, in 1609 King Phillip III of Spain signed...

Bahraini Regime Seeking to Disrupt Muharram Mourning Ceremonies: Cleric

SHAFAQNA - A member of the presiding board of Bahrain’s Ulema (scholars) Council said Al Khalifa regime forces are taking...

President Trump calls for a holocaust on the floor...

SHAFAQNA - "Nero fiddled while Rome burned" … With what can only be described as an incendiary address to the United...

Muharram

SHAFAQNA - The ‘new year’ in Islam is marked in a way which perhaps no other nation or community marks...

Court hearing against former Bahraini MP postponed

SHAFAQNA - A Manama court has postponed a hearing in the case against a former Bahraini MP until October...

Iranian FM: Trump’s ‘hate speech’ unworthy of reply, belongs...

SHAFAQNA- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Tuesday slammed US President Donald Trump's address that took aim at Iran...

Nearly 2 million Yemenis displaced: UNHCR

SHAFAQNA - The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said ongoing conflict in Yemen has left nearly 2 million...

INTERVIEW – Failure to resolve Myanmar’s crises is connected...

SHAFAQNA - There can be no doubt that the failure to resolve this long running humanitarian crises is directly connected...

Aung San Suu Kyi Set to Break Silence on...

SHAFAQNA- Communal violence has torn through Rakhine state since August 25, leaving hundreds dead and driving more than 410,000 of...

Letter from Canadian prime minister to Aung San Suu...

SHAFAQNA - The Prime Minister spoke with Aung San Suu Kyi, the de facto leader of Burma, last week and...

EXCLUSIVE – Yemen rights group takes to the UN...

SHAFAQNA - Human rights activists take the floor at the United Nations Rights Council to denounce the horrors Saudi...

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