Russia: UN Security Council should review Trump’s withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal

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SHAFAQNA - United Nations Security Council diplomats should review Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal at a coming high-level meeting in New York, according to a senior Russian diplomat. Russia’s Deputy UN Ambassador Dmitry…

Iran called for militants to be “cleaned out” of Syria’s Idlib province

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SHAFAQNA - Iran's foreign minister said at the start of a visit to Damascus that "terrorists must be purged" from Syria's Idlib and the entire northwestern province returned to government control. The visit comes days before the leaders of…

Mubahala

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SHAFAQNA- The Event or Eid al-Mubahalah In the Name of Allah, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful. O Allah! Send your blessings to the chief of Your Messengers and the Last of Your Prophets, Muhammad (S), and his pure and cleansed…

Muharram

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Ali ibne Musa Al Reza (a.s) said: “O son of Shabeeb! Muharram is such a month that the Arabs of the age of ignorance (pre-Islāmic) too respected its sanctity and forbade oppression and blood-shed in it. But these people…

Virtues of Muharram: A Message from Dr. Sheikh Sayyid al-Ninowy

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SHAFAQNA- Below is a message from Dr. Sheikh Sayyid Muhammed bin Yahya Al-Ninowy on Muharram from his Khalwa, asking everyone to make Du'a for him, and all Muslims. The Sheikh said: Bismillah Ar-Rahman Ar-Rahim "Among the believers…

Inter-Religious Dialogue; a dream that was done in Isfahan four centuries ago

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SHAFAQNA- Varuz Minasian, the head of the Armenian Caliphate Council in Isfahan and the south of Iran, emphasized that Armenians have lived in peace in Isfahan for 400 years and they will live in the future. "Followers of the religions of…

UN experts blames all sides for war crimes in Yemen

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SHAFAQNA - UN experts have strongly suggested that the various parties involved in the conflict in Yemen have perpetrated war crimes. The group of experts has reason to believe the government of Yemen, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE, are responsible…

3.5 million Basra residents are threatened with lethal diseases

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SHAFAQNA- Iraq’s Basra declares 17000 infection cases from water pollute. This city residents are threatened with death. The Basra directorate called on the Iraqi government to intervene to rescue the Basra 3.5 million population from being…

The Position of Jesus(pbuh) in Islam Attracted Him

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SHAFAQNA-An Exclusive Interview of a Revert to Islam, Gregory Sowden from Canada by Atefeh Keyhani   First of all, Rahyafte team (related to Edoardo Agnelli Islamic Association) would like to thank you for agreeing to hold an interview…

Ayatollah Sheikh Mojtaba Beheshti passes away

SHAFAQNA- Ayatollah Haj Sheikh Mujtaba Beheshti one of the senior teachers of the higher levels of the Hawzah Seminary of Isfahan has passed away. He was one of the students of prominent and well-known scholars such as Seyyed Mohsen Hakim,…

The Supreme Religious Authority: Today's youth are in a terrible cultural danger and must employ their energies to serve their country

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: The Supreme Religious Authority has warned of a serious and frightening social epidemic in Iraqi society, especially in the youth category, which is the cultural danger. Young people should improve their behavior and harness…

US government will reject the Palestinian right of return

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SHAFAQNA- The Trump administration will, in coming days, reject the UN definition of "Palestinian refugees" effectively snubbing the "right of return" of millions of Palestinian refugees to their homes.  The US government will "effectively"…

Islamophobia in American high school Textbooks

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SHAFAQNA - Most Americans’ exposure to the Middle East and Islam starts with what they learn in high school history class. American history textbooks similarly tend to degrade Arabs and Muslims by situating them as foreign and antithetical…

Day of Wilayah

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SHAFAQNA- In the year 10AH, the Prophet proceeded on his journey to Mecca to perform pilgrimage. A pilgrimage which was later to be called the ‘farewell pilgrimage’ (hujjat al-wada’a). Named so because it was the last…

Eid al-Ghadir and a Pious Leadership

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SHAFDAQNA- On the 18th of Zilhejjah of the 10th year after Hijra, a great event took place by a small pond which lay on the way between Holy Mecca and Medina. On that day the holy Prophet of Islam (May the blessing of Allah be upon him and…

The peace I felt when listening or reading the Quran.

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SHAFAQNA- An Exclusive Interview of a Revert to Islam, Kendra Moe, from Indiana, by Bentolhoda Mofakhami.   -Please give us a biography of yourself. I was born on 12/13/2000, and grew up in a Christian house in the sort of…

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi called on followers to keep up attacks against Shi’ite Muslims

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SHAFAQNA : In a new 54 minute long speech for the ‘Eid Al-Adha holiday, the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) leader, Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, instructed his followers to keep fighting, despite their several setbacks across Syria, Iraq, and…

Ghadir Khumm And The Orientalists

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SHAFAQNA-1. Introduction [1] The 18th of Dhu 'l-Hijja is celebrated in the Shi'a world as the 'idd of Ghadir Khumm in which Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.) said about Imam 'Ali: "Whomsoever master (mawla) I am, this 'Ali is also his master." This…

UN: Myanmar generals had 'genocidal intent' against Rohingya

SHAFAQNA- The civilian government led by Aung San Suu Kyi has allowed hate speech to thrive, destroyed documents and failed to protect minorities from crimes against humanity and war crimes by the army in Rakhine, Kachin and Shan states, they…

Ghadeer Khum

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SHAFAQNA- Prophet Muhammed (P) went to Makkah in his last year of his life to perform the annual pilgrimage “Hajj”. He also invited all the Muslims to take part in the Hajj pilgrimage. In a short while, large number of Muslims was moving…

Media rights group calls for release of Bahraini activists

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SHAFAQNA- In a Twitter post, the media rights group noted that Rajab was sentenced to 5 years in jail only for posting a tweet. It called for the release of the activist and 16 journalists held in jail by the Manama regime. In June, the Bahraini…

Anti-Semitism accusations against Jeremy Corbyn had little impact on political support of him

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SHAFAQNA- Jeremy Corbyn was under fire after pictures emerged of him at a memorial event at Palestinian Martyrs Cemetery in Tunisia in 2014. But YouGov polling finds it will have little impact on political support of the Labour leader. Jeremy…

British Government do not support a ban on wearing the veil in public

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SHAFAQNA- Boris Johnson has sparked anger by claiming that women wearing burkas look like letter boxes and bank robbers. His comments have been furiously condemned by Muslim leaders and Labour, with MP David Lammy branding him a ‘pound-shop…

Australian PM condemned call for white-only immigration policy

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SHAFAQNA- An Australian politician was widely criticized after demanding "a final solution", while calling for a return to the White Australia policy that favored "European Christians". However, the prime minister, Turnbull noted that Australia…

Eid ul Adha

SHAFAQNA-The tenth day of the month of Zul-Hijjah is celebrated by the 1800 millions strong Muslim Ummah as the Eid (Festival) of Qurbani (Sacrifice) during the Hajj (The Annual International Assembly of the Muslims in the World) rituals performed…

How different countries celebrate Eid al-Adha?

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SHAFAQNA - Eid al-Adha, also known as "Feast of Sacrifice" or "Big Eid", is an Islamic religious festival to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim to follow God's command to sacrifice his son. Muslims around the world observe this event. This…

Hajj Day-by-Day

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SHAFAQNA- Day One: The 8th Day of Thul-Hijjah MinaOn the eighth day of Thul-Hijjah (Yawm-e-Tarwiyah), the pilgrim put on his Ihraam after the Salaat of Zohr & Asr and head out of Makkah to Mina. He spends the rest of the day and night…

‘Shi’a’ and Imamate

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SHAFAQNA- The term ‘Shi’a’ means ‘follower’, and now refers, conventionally, to the group of Muslims who, after the death of the Holy Prophet, believed that the function of leadership in the Islamic community was the prerogative of…