People of Tuz Khurmatu raised the flag of Ashura grief

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: The people of the district of Tuz Khurmato, Salah al-Din province, on the first day of the month of mourning, the martyrdom anniversary of Imam al-Hussayn (peace be upon him), held a ceremony to raise the banner of Hussayni…

September 20th: The Annual Ashura Day Procession in London

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SHAFAQNA - Millions of Shia Muslims worldwide participate in the mourning processions and ceremonies to mark Ashura and mourn the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussain (PBUH) and his companions. For the 29th Annual Ashura Day Procession, Muslims…

Anas bin Kahil al-Asdi: the companion of Imam Hussayn (P)

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: Anas bin Kahil al-Asdi, is one of the the companions of the Holy Prophet (Allah's prayers be upon him and upon his holy Household), who was also a companion of Imam al-Hussayn (peace be upon him) and has participated in…

Photos: Raas Al-Hussein (P) Mosque in Cairo

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SHAFAQNA - The Al Hussein Mosque is one of the most sacred Islamic sites in Egypt and famously known for it’s housing the oldest complete manuscript of the Holy Qu’ran. It’s location is also in an immensely popular street of Cairo…

More than 29 thousand from inside and outside Iraq are registered in Hussayni processions

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: The number of the registered Hussayni processions and bodies in the database of the department has exceeded 29 thousand service and condolence processions from inside and outside Iraq,  Haj Riyadh Ni'mat al-Salman , the…

11-year-old boy killed by Israeli gunfire in Gaza

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SHAFAQNA- Three Palestinian including an 11-year-old boy has died of his wounds by Israeli troops during weekly protest on the fence at the fortified Gaza Strip border. The Israeli military said it used force necessary to repel 13,000 Palestinians…

The al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine security and service plan in Muharram

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: For the revival of the Ashura rituals, the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine has put a security and service plan, considering it the prelude to a broader and more comprehensive plan for the Ziyarat of Arba'een of Imam al-Hussayn…

Photos: Ashura mournings processions, recall the arrival of Imam al-Hussayn (P) to Karbala

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel:Since Imam Al-Hussayn (peace be upon him) went out from the city of his grandfather (Allah's prayers be upon him and his holy Household) until he arrived to Karbala, he passes through many villages along the way, but he has…

Photos: Muharram mourning ceremony in Kuwait

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SHAFAQNA- Some Hussainiya in Kuwait held mourning ceremony on the fifth night of Muharram and iterated events from Imam Hussein's departure from Jeddah to the death of Moslem bin Aqeel, Ambassador of Imam in Kufa. A number of Preachers outlined…

Iraqi demonstrators chanted slogans in support of Iran

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SHAFAQNA- Iraqis have staged a march in the southern city of Basra to condemn a recent attack on Iran’s consulate in the city. Demonstrators chanted slogans in support of Iran and praised the country’s help to the Iraqi military and volunteer…

Attack of Bahrain Security Forces on mourners of Imam Hussein (P)

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SHAFAQNA- Al-Khalifa security forces do their repressive action against the Shiites continuously. In this regard, they attacked on various areas of the country on Saturday and attempted to take down banners related to Ashura. A number of…

Thousands of Bahrainis mourn in Hamad, a city without Husseinieh

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SHAFAQNA- Thousands of Bahraini citizens participated in the grand mourning ceremony for Imam Hussein (AS) held in Hamad, a city without Husseinieh. The people of Hamad heve held their main mourning ceremony every year in the city's fourth…

Video: India's Prime Minister attends mourning ceremony for Imam Hussein (AS)

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SHAFAQNA- India's Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, attends mourning ceremony for Imam Hussein (AS). Hindu Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, participated at the Muslims mourning ceremony in Indore city on Friday. For the first time…

How Beijing violates the rights of Uyghur Muslims?

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SHAFAQNA - Rights groups have accused Beijing of the systematic mass detention of tens of thousands of ethnic Uyghurs and other Muslims in political re-education camps without being charged or tried. It isn't the first time the Chinese government…

Photos: Between Sidon and Tyre city, Lebanon; The Shrine of Prophet Sari is located

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain :   Read more from Shafaqna: Photos: Displaying A Manuscript of the Holy Quran Written By Imam Ali (P) Photos: Hamedan, Asian Tourism hub in 2018 Photos: Kerbela, intensive preparations made for…

First Major Muslim Fashion Exhibition to open in San Francisco

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SHAFAQNA - San Francisco’s de Young Museum will host Contemporary Muslim Fashions and  first of its kind for six months from September 26 to January 6, 2019, to showcase the largest display of garments by Muslim and European designers in…

The Supreme Religious Authority: He who has no sense of responsibility and does not care about their affairs has denied Islam

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel:  The Supreme Religious Authority has shown that those who do not have a sense of responsibility, do not care about their affairs and do not move to change their reality, has denied Islam, as the principle of responsibility…

Yemeni Americans: anguished by the war, Depressed by travel ban

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SHAFAQNA-The Yemen war has become the world's worst humanitarian crisis  due to the killing of thousands of civilians including children  by the Saudi-led coalition in which the United States would be complicit. As the men at the table…

Photos: Hamedan bazaar's vending mourning attires apparatus during Muharram

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SHAFAQNA- The most important Shi’a mourning ceremony is Muharram which commemorates the death of Imam Hussein (AS). Iranian people, every year with the arrival of Muharram, mourn for Imam Hussein (AS), Third Infallible Imam of Household of…

Canyon Country's Al Umma Center for Muslim Worshipers

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SHAFAQNA- When you pass Al-Umma Center on Sierra Highway, less than a mile north of Soledad Canyon Road, you may not know that it is a place of worship if you aren’t acquainted with Islam. The Muslim mosque was established in 2013 and occupies…

Photos: The Flag of the holy shrine of Imam Ali (P) Raised above Three Iraqi Universities

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Ali Network: Three official representatives from the Holy Shrine of Imam Ali (PBUH)  raised the flag of Imam Ali (PBUH) on three Iraqi universities. The academics and professors of these universities and some people of Misan,…

Saudi forces attacked on the tents of mourning for Imam Hussain (AS) in Safwa City

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SHAFAQNA- Saudi forces were sent to the city of Safwa on Wednesday to remove some tents of mourning for Imam Hussain (AS)  and reception sites for mourners of Imam Hussain (AS) . According to informed sources, Saudi forces suddenly attacked…

Paintings about Muharram in the World's Museums

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SHAFAQNA:  The current paintings from different museums, display the important month of Muharram, and also its 10th day known as "Ashura Day" which is remembered by Muslims (Shia) community, as the day on which Hussein Ibn Ali was martyred…

Iran shares the UN's concern and seeks to avert disaster in Idlib

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SHAFAQNA - An Iranian senior official said Iran seeks to avert disaster in Syria's Idlib. "Iran shares the United Nations’ concern about a potential humanitarian catastrophe in Syria’s Idlib province and will seek to avert…

The Biggest Handwritten Quran in the World

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: A Pakistanis man from Faisalabad, has claimed that he has reproduced the world’s largest Quran. Imtiaz Haider handwrote the Quran on a piece of fabric measuring 16-meters long and 2.5-meters wide. The 10-page…

Starting the condolences' processions on the first day of Muharram

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: As is customary, at the beginning of the holy month of Muharram in every year, since the morning of the first day of the sacred month of Muharram 1440AH corresponding to the September 11, 2018, the condolences' processions…

Muharram in "Coffee House" Paintings

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SHAFAQNA: Coffee-House painting is a traditional, narrative style of painting originating in Iran. It focuses on Persian folklore, epic stories as well as religious Shia Martyrology. These types of paintings started as an attempt to distance…

Qatif: Saudi forces attacked on Ashura tents and Reception sites for Mourners of Imam Hussein (A.S)

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SHAFAQNA- Security forces in Saudi Arabia attacked on reception sites of Imam Hussain’s (AS) mourners in Qatif, on the eve of the Muharram. Armed forces of the country, riding on armored cars, ruined these places. According to " mirat aljazeera",…