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850,000 Visas Issued to Arbaeen Pilgrims: Iranian Official

SHAFAQNA - Iraqi authorities have issued 850, 000 visas to Iranian pilgrims planning to visit Iraq’s holy city of Karbala...

Torture in Bahrain – an ongoing reality says Human...

SHAFAQNA - Bahraini security forces are torturing detainees during interrogation as regulatory bodies set up after the 2011 uprising "lack...

Bahraini Regime Deprives Sheikh Salman’s Toddler of Citizenship

SHAFAQNA - The one-year-old daughter of Sheikh Ali Salman, the secretary general of Bahrain’s main opposition party, al-Wefaq National...

Booby-trapped dolls seized in Baghdad; Isis planned bomb blasts...

SHAFAQNA - The Iraqi police have foiled a major bombing plot in Baghdad, where 18 dolls stuffed with bombs were seized...

Terrorists using Islam as a cover: Top Egyptian cleric

SHAFAQNA - Terrorists use religion as a front, said Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb, who is the head of the al-Azhar, one...

Fighting Terrorism Requires International Cooperation: Iran’s First VP

SHAFAQNA - Iranian First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri stressed that terrorism has become an international issue and, thus, fighting it requires...

President Rouhani Warns against Spread of Islamophobia

SHAFAQNA - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned that the recent terrorist attacks by the Islamic State in Iraq and the...

ISIS plot to attack Shia pilgrims on Arbaeen foiled

SHAFAQNA - Iraqi army forces has dismantled an ISIS cell in the region of "al-Yusufiyah", southern Baghdad, avoiding a...

The last book of George Jordac unveiled in Tehran

SHAFAQNA - Titled ‘The Magnificence of Nahj-ul-Balagha’, the book was unveiled in the presence of a number of Iranian and...

Imam Hussein lovers begin their march towards Holy Karbala

SHAFAQNA - Pilgrims from the southern Iraqi city of Basra have began their march yesterday towards the holy city of...

Al Wefaq Condemns Terror Attacks in Lebanon

SHAFAQNA - Al Wefaq National Islamic Society strongly condemns the attacks that took the lives of the innocent people in...

Arbaeen Exhibitions Open in Lebanon

SHAFAQNA- On the occasion of Arbaeen (the 40th day after Ashura), a series of exhibitions titled “The Path of Love”...

West Gave Rise to Terrorism to Tarnish Image of...

SHAFAQNA - Bahrain’s Shiite leader Ayatollah Sheikh Issa Ahmed Qassem referred to the phenomenon of terrorism as the West’s offspring...

Iran’s Hajj official urges pilgrims to get Iraq visas...

SHAFAQNA - Head of Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization Saeed Ohadi urged all Iranians wishing to travel to Iraq for Arbaeen...

Solving Yemen crisis entails political cooperation

SHAFAQNA -  Iran’s deputy-FM for Arab and African affairs has told UN Secretary-General special envoy to Yemen only constructive...

Saudi Arabia is at a Dangerous Crossroads

SHAFAQNA - Ambivalence, political twists and turns and the adoption of mutually exclusive decisions on Syria clearly show how completely...

Israelis harvest organs of executed Palestinians

SHAFAQNA - Riyad Mansour, the PA envoy to the UN has said that the Israeli occupation harvested organs of Palestinians...

8 NGOs condemn Bahraini authorities’ decisions to revoke nationality...

SHAFAQNA - 8 national human rights organisations condemn the revocation of nationality decisions carried out by the Bahraini authorities. These...

Bahrain Gives Life Sentences To Five Shi’ite Muslims

SHAFAQNA - A court in Bahrain has sentenced five Shiites convicted of spying for Iran to life imprisonment, while also revoking...

#IBelong #Bahrain Campaign kicks off on November 6 –...

SHAFAQNA - November 6th represents the anniversary of the first decision to strip the nationality of Bahraini citizens on...

Cyclone Chapala displaces more than three thousand Yemenis

SHAFAQNA - More than three thousand families in Yemen have been internally displaced after Cyclone Chapala pounded the country’s southern...

Judiciary chief denounces propaganda against Iran’s human rights

SHAFAQNA - Human rights propaganda raised against the Islamic Republic of Iran is mostly politically-motivated, and sometimes rooted in a...

New plan for more orderly pilgrimage in Razavi holy...

SHAFAQNA - Assistant of Sacred Premises and Pilgrims Affairs of Astan Quds Razavi reported the start of a new plan...

9th Islamic Conference of Culture Ministers to Kick Off...

SHAFAQNA- The 9th session of the Islamic Conference of Culture Ministers (ICCM) will be held on November 2 to...

Saudi Arabia uses illegal weapons of war in Yemen...

SHAFAQNA - Human rights activists say Saudi Arabia has been using internationally-banned weapons in its military aggression against Yemen. The regime...

Ayatollah Sayyed Amir al-Qabalan Call for Revoking Ayatollah Nimr’s...

SHAFAQNA- Friday prayers leaders in different cities of Lebanon called for the death sentence hand to prominent Shia cleric Ayatollah...

Power struggle rising between Saudi top princes

SHAFAQNA - The Saudi-led military intervention in Yemen, falling oil prices and rising jihadist violence are putting the country’s leadership...

Symbolic caravan of Imam Hussain moved to the city...

SHAFAQNA - A symbolic caravan of Imam Hussain (PBUH) moved into the city of Istanbul, Turkey, to remind people of...

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