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Attack in Egypt leaves tourists dead, others wounded

SHAFAQNA - Gunmen have opened fire at the entrance to a hotel in the Egyptian city of Hurghada, before attacking...

Iran bans all imports of Saudi products after diplomatic...

SHAFAQNA - Iran announced on Thursday that it has imposed a total ban on imports on any product which is...

Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi: “Martyrdom of Sheikh Nimr will never...

SHAFAQNA - “Sheikh al-Nimr never took up arms; his weapon was his knowledge. The way the Saudis beheaded Shaykh al-Nimr...

Conflicting reports surface over attack on Iranian embassy –...

SHAFAQNA - Following news reports that Saudi Arabia purposely targeted Iran embassy in Sana'a - Yemeni capital - to...

Qatar recalls envoy to Iran

SHAFAQNA - Qatar recalled its ambassador to Iran on Wednesday, state news agency QNA confirmed, after allies Saudi Arabia and...

A broken landscape – Ravaged by war Yemen holds...

SHAFAQNA - A land scarred by nine months of war, Yemen remains but an open wound onto Southern Arabia, a...

Bahrain Police Attack Execution Protesters

SHAFAQNA- The clashes broke out on Monday as protesters gathered in the village of al-Daih west of Manama, witnesses said....

Sheikh al-Jidhafsi is arrested in Bahrain for protesting al-Nimr’s...

SHAFAQNA - Bahraini regime forces have reportedly detained another Shia cleric following protests in the tiny Persian Gulf Arab country...

Disruption in South Lebanon

SHAFAQNA - Lebanese militant group Hezbollah attacked an Israeli armored vehicle with a roadside bomb along the border Monday and...

Saudi cuts diplomatic relation with Iran

SHAFAQNA - According to a news report published by Al Arabiya - a news outlet close to Riyadh, the...

Bankrupting the kingdom: Is Saudi Arabia facing a pending...

SHAFAQNA - In October 2015 the International Monetary Fund released a report mapping Saudi Arabia’s economic future, or rather,...

Harvesting fog in western Yemen – How Yemen fights...

SHAFAQNA - “God has given us the fog to quench our thirst,” says Umm Ali, mother of six, who lives...

Hamid Al-Basri, Al-Wefaq Member Arrested by Bahraini Forces

SHAFAQNA-Activists on social media outlets said that Bahraini security forces raided on early Monday morning (December 28, 2015) the...

Russia calls for peace in Yemen

SHAFAQNA - Russia has called on all parties involved in the months-long Yemeni crisis to cease hostilities and try to solve...

Bahraini F-16 on Yemen mission crashes in Saudi Arabia

SHAFAQNA - A Royal Bahraini Air Force F-16 fighter jet taking part in airstrikes against Houthi fighters in Yemen crashed...

Kuwait to Provide Saudi Arabia with Ground Troops for...

SHAFAQNA - Kuwait has decided to send ground forces to take part in the Saudi-US war on Yemen, a local...

Sheikh Isa Qassim to be Honoured at Islamic Unity...

SHAFAQNA - Speaking at the press conference of the 4th Al Mustafa International Award, Research Deputy of Al-Mustafa University, Hujjat...

Saudi teen held incommunicado ahead of excecution

SHAFAQNA - ESOHR (European Saudi Organisation for Human Rights) would like to express their deep concern regarding the sudden transfer...

Al-Wefaq General Secretariat: 2016 Begins amid Ongoing Political Crisis,...

SHAFAQNA - The General Secretariat of Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society said that it witnessed "the process of passing a decree-law...

Christmas in Damascus

SHAFAQNA - Syria has endured another year of devastating civil war and strife. However, thousands of civilians in Damascus have...

Seyyed Abdel Malek al-Houthi: “Yemen will remain steadfast in...

SHAFAQNA - Speaking on the anniversary of the birth of Prophet Muhammad, a date marked across the Islamic world by...

UAE marks Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday

SHAFAQNA - A paid holiday has been declared for the private sector in the UAE on December 24 to mark...

Al Jazeera blocks anti-Saudi Arabia article

SHAFAQNA - THE CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS of Al Jazeera appears to have blocked an article critical of Saudi Arabia’s human rights...

How Jordan’s Muslims and Christians promote Christmas unity

SHAFAQNA - Beyond unfortunate tragedies in the Middle East, lies another world that is unfamiliar to many. While living in...

Syrian deputy FM: ISIS acts similar to Saudi regime’s

SHAFAQNA - Syrian deputy Foreign and Expatriates Minister Dr. Fayssal Mikdad said Syria rejects taking part in any illusive religious...

Saudi King to Nigeria’s Buhari: Zaria Shia Massacre is...

SHAFAQNA- President Mohammad Buhari has had a telephone conversation with the King of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. During...

Iranian Sunni clerics denounce Nigeria Shia killing

SHAFAQNA - Prominent Sunni clerics in Iran demanded for immediate release of Nigerian Shia leader Sheikh Ibrahim al Zakzaki denouncing...

The Mona Relief Organization beats the Saudi blockade once...

SHAFAQNA - Thanks to the generosity of its donors - the public - the Mona Relief Organization managed to distribute...

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