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Saudis to withdraw from Yemen, UAE daydreams leading West...

  Mohammad bin Salman has confessed to two former US officials he "wants out" of the 29-month bloody war he...

WHO: Yemen cholera cases soar past half-million

SHAFAQNA-Cholera is believed to have affected more than 500,000 people and killed nearly 2,000 since late April, the World...

Myanmar Buddhist extremists block Muslims from performing Hajj

SHAFAQNA - Extremist Buddhists in Myanmar have prevented several Rohingya Muslims from embarking on the once in a lifetime...

Yazidi schoolgirl tells her life story as ISIS slave

SHAFAQNA - A Yazidi girl has told the story of her life as a sex slave in the so-called...

Myanmar Must Protect Rohingya Muslim Rights: OIC

SHAFAQNA - Myanmar must protect the rights of its Rohingya Muslim minority, the chief of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation...

Qom’s Society of Seminary Teachers condemns Rohingya genocide

SHAFAQNA - The Society of Seminary Teaches of Qom issued a statement in which they slammed Myanmar for the...

UN envoy complains of abuses, surveillance of activist persist...

SHAFAQNA - Activists and journalists in Myanmar continue to be followed and questioned by state surveillance agents, a UN...

Yemen cholera worst on record, numbers still rising: Oxfam

SHAFAQNA - The number of people with cholera in Yemen is now the largest ever recorded in any country...

Amnesty int’l condemns terrorism charges against Bahraini activist

SHAFAQNA - Amnesty International denounced charging Bahraini human rights activist Ebtisam Al-Sayegh with "terrorism," deeming it "a chilling blow...

European Court upholds Belgium’s full veil ban

SHAFAQNA -The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) upheld Belgium’s ban on the Islamic full-face veil on Tuesday (July...

UN: Situation of Rohingya refugees’ in Bangladesh worse than...

SHAFAQNA - UN warned that living conditions of Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh is "quite worrying" and is "perhaps...

Cholera Kills Over 1600 Die in Yemen amid Saudi...

SHAFAQNA - The United Nations (UN) warned that the cholera outbreak has spread to all 21 provinces across Yemen, saying...

UNESCO denounces Israel’s illegal practices in Jerusalem al-Quds

SHAFAQNA - The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has passed a resolution, denouncing Israel’s “illegal” practices...

Saudi-led coalition used white phosphorus munitions in Yemen

SHAFAQNA - The Belgian International Human Rights Organization confirmed that is has detected the use of Phosphorus in a...

Rise In Lynch Mobs, Attacks On Muslims By Cow...

SHAFAQNA - Violence related to cow vigilantism may be a familiar story on news portals in India these days, though...

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,...

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