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Egypt Court Blocks Giving Islands to Saudis

SHAFAQNA- Egypt's top court has temporarily halted all verdicts on a contested deal to transfer two Red Sea islands to...

Grand Ayatollah Hakim receives senior clerics in Najaf, Iraq

SHAFAQNA - Grand Ayatollahs Bashir al-Najafi and al-Fayyaz, Shia sources of emulation, met with Grand Ayatollah Sayyed Muhammad Saeed...

Preachers of Imam Ali Holy Shrine participate in breaking...

SHAFAQNA - Preachers of Imam Ali Holy Shrine participate with the Federal Police in breaking the front bunkers of...

U.S. Intends to Increase Control over Southern Syria

SHAFAQNA - The U.S. continues to expand military presence in Syria. Nowadays, Washington is setting up a second base at...

Yemeni journalist warns against KSA exploitation of Terror

SHAFAQNA - In the early hours of June 7th, the Islamic world woke up to news of a twin...

Arrests in Egypt as parliament agreed hand over two...

SHAFAQNA - Egyptian police have arrested dozens of activists in the face of opposition calls for protests on Friday...

Tehran Int’l Quran Expo to Conclude Friday

SHAFAQNA - Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance will officiate the closing ceremony, according to the organizers. The world’s largest Quranic...

19th of Ramadhan marked in Qatif, Saudi Arabia

SHAFAQNA - Shia Muslims of Saudi Arabia marked 19th of Ramadhan in Qatif. Sheikh Mustafa Musa, a scholar of the...

Readiness of Iran’s security forces foiled terrorists’ mission

SHAFAQNA - A senior commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says the readiness of Iran's security forces at...

Russia: US Coalition Providing Safe Corridors For ISIS To...

SHAFAQNA - The Russian military has accused the U.S.-led coalition in Syria of providing safe corridors for the Islamic State...

Karbala suicide bombing: 30 killed, 25 injured in Iraq...

SHAFAQNA - At least 21 people were killed and 25 were wounded on Friday after a suicide bomb attack...

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...

Armed attackers target Ayatollah Khomeini’s shrine and parliament –...

SHAFAQNA - Unknown gunmen attacked the Iranian Parliament on Wednesday morning, injuring a security guard. Earlier reports said exchange of gunfire...

The Saudi-Qatar Rift is Fueled by the Desire to...

SHAFAQNA- Exclusive Interview: Less than a month after Trump’s tumultuous visit to the Middle East, the Persian Gulf states...

Damascus urges UN to stop US-led coalition from killing...

SHAFAQNA - Syria has strongly denounced repeated deadly airstrikes carried out by the so-called US-led military coalition in the...

Israel’s Yinon Plan, Saudi Wahhabism & US Wars: Arab...

SHAFAQNA - In the United States, religion is a major part of public life – so much so that it...

US airstrikes kill 43 people in Syria’s Raqqah

SHAFAQNA - At least 43 people have lost their lives in fresh US airstrikes in the northern Syrian province of...

Mass graves containing tens of civilians found in western...

SHAFAQNA - Hashd al-Shaabi (Iraq's Popular Mobilization Forces) have discovered ten mass graves in Sinjar region during an anti-ISIS...

Iran’s letter to UN chief to protest at unfair...

SHAFAQNA - Iran in separate letters to UN Chief Antonio Guterres and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid...

UN launches app to mark Ramadan

SHAFAQNA - To mark the holy month of Ramadan, ShareTheMeal, the official app of the United Nations World Food...

Civilian casualties inevitable amid US tactics of ‘ISIS annihilation’

SHAFAQNA - Civilian casualties in the war against terrorism is a “fact of life,” US Defense Secretary James Mattis has...

Massive bombings strike heart of Baghdad

SHAFAQNA - Two bomb explosions have hit the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, killing a total of at least 27 people and...

West to blame for chaos, terror attacks in Greater...

SHAFAQNA - During a visit to Egypt, the Russian foreign minister has said that Western states, which pursued regime change...

Blasts in Baghdad show terrorists’ inherent animosity toward Islam

SHAFAQNA - Iran has censured terrorist bombings in two busy districts in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, saying the “criminal move”...

Israel regime threat to Middle East nations, humanity

SHAFAQNA - Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani says the “aggressive and racist” nature of the Israeli regime has always been...

Cholera death toll rises to 471 in Yemen: WHO

SHAFAQNA - The World Health Organization (WHO) says the death toll of a cholera epidemic in Yemen has passed 470,...

Ayatollah Bashir Najafi : With efforts of Iraqi soldiers,...

SHAFAQNA - Groups of Iraqi people from different provinces met with Grand Ayatollah Bashir al-Najafi on the beginning of...

You Only Hate Assad Because Your TV Told You...

SHAFAQNA - "What we’ve been undergoing to a large extent is a form of psychological abuse, actually, by very...

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