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Human Rights Watch: UAE runs informal prisons in Yemen

SHAFAQNA - The United Arab Emirates runs at least two “informal detention facilities” in Yemen and has reportedly transferred...

Staggering civilian deaths from US-led air strikes in Raqqa...

SHAFAQNA - Intensified coalition air strikes supporting an assault by US-backed forces on ISIS stronghold of Raqqa in Syria...

Gideon Levy on 30 Years of Reporting on the...

SHAFAQNA- Haartez, Gideon Levy: Two weeks ago on Saturday, a few dozen Israelis attended the opening of a new...

Civilians killed while fleeing ISIS in Mosul

SHAFAQNA - The bodies of dozens of civilians killed in the past two days while fleeing an ISIS-held neighbourhood...

Where is the West’s compassion & condemnation following terror...

SHAFAQNA - Facebook users were not instructed to do so, but may nonetheless wish to change their profile pictures in...

YEMEN – A Modern Day Concentration Camp

SHAFAQNA - In the early hours of March 26 2015 the children of Yemen narrate hearing the sounds of massive “fireworks”,...

New extreme vetting guidelines against Muslim to be rolled...

SHAFAQNA - The US State Department is on the verge of implementing new extreme vetting guidelines against Muslim travelers as...

US-led airstrike kills nearly two dozen civilians in Syria

SHAFAQNA - Nearly two dozen civilians have lost their lives when the US-led coalition purportedly fighting the Daesh Takfiri terrorist...

Shafaqna Speaks on Syria

SHAFAQNA - Pentagon officials have finally admitted that a March airstrike in northern Syria did in fact hit a mosque, killing...

Bahraini clerics: Any ruling against Sheikh Qassim to have...

SHAFAQNA - A number of senior Bahraini clerics warned the Manama regime about its decision to try Sheikh Isa...

Dozens of Palestinians injured in clashes with Israeli soldiers

SHAFAQNA - Dozens of people have sustained injuries when clashes broke out between Palestinians demonstrating in solidarity with prisoners on...
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SHAFAQNA: Fighting Islamophobia – the Debate

SHAFAQNA - Austria’s President has revealed a controversial plan to fight Islamophobic sentiments. Alexander Van der Bellen is suggesting that...

Rally & Press Conference on Bahrain – UK

SHAFAQNA - Bahrain Opposition Bloc in UK­ ­ Cordially invites you to a ­ Rally­ & ­Press Conference 3.00-5.00pm Sunday 30th April Marble Arch,...

Tortured Women’s Rights Advocate Smeared By CNN Following Guilty...

SHAFAQNA - Recognizing the United States government would probably deport her eventually whether she won or lost her case, Rasmea...

Wikileaks Being Singled Out? Assange Responds To U.S. Calls...

SHAFAQNA - In his first speech as CIA Director, Mike Pompeo delivered a strong invective against the pro-transparency organization WikiLeaks,...

Arab League urges ICRC to intervene on Palestinian prisoners

SHAFAQNA - Arab League chief Ahmed Abul Gheit on Wednesday urged the International Committee of the Red Cross to...

Israeli forces shoot, injure Palestinian man in West Bank

SHAFAQNA - Israeli military forces have shot and injured a Palestinian man in the northern part of the West Bank...

Pot And Kettle: Israel Points Fingers At Assad While...

SHAFAQNA - During a visit to Israel, Secretary of Defense James Mattis declared at a press conference that the United...

Awarding Saudi Arabia chair on Women’s Rights Commission makes...

SHAFAQNA - The Saudi Arabia that publicly beheads women and dangles bodies from cranes was just elected to the UN...

“Collateral Damage”: Dehumanizing Millions Of Victims In America’s War...

SHAFAQNA - In the Iraqi city of Mosul, local residents have retrieved almost 300 bodies from underneath buildings that were...

Bahrain revokes nationality of dozens of political dissidents

SHAFAQNA - Bahraini courts have revoked the citizenship of dozens of people as part of the ruling Al Khalifah regime’s...

More Palestinian prisoners join mass hunger strike on 8th...

SHAFAQNA - Scores of Palestinian prisoners have joined a mass hunger strike underway in Israeli prisons in a protest campaign...

Saudi reinstates allowances to state employees to repel revolt

SHAFAQNA - Saudi Arabia has restored financial allowances to civil servants and military personnel in an attempt to thwart possible...

Bahraini court revokes nationality of 7 anti-regime activists

SHAFAQNA - A court in Bahrain has revoked the citizenship of seven people after find them guilty of terror...

Bahraini court revokes nationality of 7 anti-regime activists

SHAFAQNA - A court in Bahrain has revoked the citizenship of seven people after find them guilty of terror charges as the...

West intervenes in favor of terrorists whenever army advances:...

SHAFAQNA - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has accused the West of interfering in Syria’s affairs in favor of terrorists whenever...

Israeli Extremists Taunt Hunger-Striking Palestinian Prisoners With BBQ

SHAFAQNA - After thousands of Palestinian inmates held in Israeli prisons announced a massive hunger strike earlier this week, some...

Israeli settler shoots, injures Palestinian boy in occupied West...

SHAFAQNA - An Israeli settler has shot and injured a Palestinian boy in the southern part of the West Bank amid...

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