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12 people killed as car bomb explodes at Shia...

    SHAFAQNA  - A car bombing has struck a busy market area in eastern Baghdad, killing at least 12 people,...

Kabul in mourning as Shiite mosque attack toll rises...

  SHAFAQNA - Hundreds of Shiite mourners began burying the victims of a suicide bomb and gun attack on a...

The High Ideals of Imam Muhammad al-Jawad (A.S.)

SHAFAQNA- By: Allama Baqir Shareef al-Qurashi The personality of Imam Abu Ja'far al-Jawad (a.s) possessed all the high ideals and lofty...

Slander, Dangerous weapon of cowards

SHAFAQNA - One of the greatest and most dangerous and in the meantime most popular corruptions of tongue is slander. Slander...

The Origins and Early Development of Shia Islam

SHAFAQNA - The division of the community of Islam into Sunni and Shi'i branches has commonly been explained in terms...
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Great Scientist & Philosopher | Imam Jafar Al-Sadiq

SHAFAQNA - This video discusses the limitless Scientific and Philosophical knowledge that our 6th Holy Imam had.

Imam Sadiq’s (as) attitude in war of belief era

SHAFAQNA - The comparison between the time of Imam al-Sadiq (as) and the time of Imam al-Hussain (as)... The war...

Forum Discusses Time Management in View of Quran

SHAFAQNA - A forum was held in Egypt to discuss the Holy Quran’s view on time management. The Dar-ol-Kutub (library) of...
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Reflection on Governance – Seyed Jawad Qazwini

SHAFAQNA - Reflections on Governance - Sayed Jawad Qazwini

Imam Ali: Like the Position of Haroon to Musa

SHAFAQNA - The place was Mount Sinai. And the time was at night. A fire was noticed from a distance,...

ʿIyādat al-Marīḍ, or “The Etiquette of Visiting the Sick”...

SHAFAQNA - The following was originally published by the al-Sidrah publication from the Ahl al-Bayt Islamic Seminary by Sayyid Sameer Ali.  ʿIyādat...

From Nahj ul Balaghah

SHAFAQNA- Amir al-mu'minin, peace be upon him, said: He who adopts greed as a habit devalues himself; he who discloses...

DO QURANIC VERSES ON SLAVERY APPLY TODAY?

SHAFAQNA - Since the Quran is timeless, how do we reconcile the verses on slavery for the modern day?...

List of Arabic Dictionaries – Particularly Important for Qur’an...

SHAFAQNA- These have been collected and taken from a book titled Darsnameh-ye Fahm-e Hadith by Abdul Hadi Mas’udi (a book...

Shia Islam: Imam Ḥusayn /24

Shīʿa Islam: History and Doctrines / Ayatullāh Jaʿfar Subḥānī Imam Ḥusayn The third Shīʿa Imam, Ḥusayn, was the second son of...

First English Ph.D. dissertation on Shia jurisprudence defended in...

SHAFAQNA - A Ph.D. dissertation on Shia jurisprudence written in English language was defended by Hujjat al-Islam Jahangiri in...

Shia Islam: Imam Ḥasan/ 23

Shīʿa Islam: History and Doctrines / Ayatullāh Jaʿfar Subḥānī Imam Ḥasan Ḥasan, the first child of ʿAlī and Fāṭima, was born...

The humane characteristics of the community Imam Mahdi (A.S)

SHAFAQNA- This article aims to cite, though briefly, some characteristics of the society which is going to be set up...

The Four Special Deputies of Imam Mahdi (AS)

SHAFAQNA- After the martyrdom of Imam Hasan Askari (AS) the mantle of Imamate fell on the young shoulders of Imam...

Imam Mahdi (AS) In Ahadith

SHAFAQNA- The Views of Muhyi-ad Din Ibn Arabi on the Infallibility of Imam Mahdi (AS): Ibn Arabi in his works "Futuhat...

Counter-traditions regarding Mahdi in some Sunni books

SHAFAQNA- By: Ayatullah Sayyid Ali al-Husayni al-Milani There are traditions in some Sunni books that run counter to previous traditions successively...

IMAM MAHDI: The Birth of the Awaited Son

SHAFAQNA - On Friday sunrise, the fifteenth day of Sha`ban AH 255, corresponding to July 29th, AD 869, the Last...

Blessed twelve Dirhams of the Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H&H.P)

SHAFAQNA- Imam Sadiq (A.S) reports: Ali ibn Abi-Talib (A.S) was tasked by the Holy Prophet to go to the market...

Imam Ali Holy Shrine launches project of preparing Quranic...

SHAFAQNA - The project supervisor, Hussein al-Hakim said, "The first batch of the project, which was divided into three batches,...

Iraqi Shia cleric: “Protection of women’s chastity, key to...

SHAFAQNA - Grand Ayatollah Sayyed Muhammad Hakim, an Iraqi senior cleric, received a group of female students from Al-Mustansiriya...

Ayatollah Javadi Amoli: Qur’an, sole way towards unity among...

SHAFAQNA - Prominent Muslim scholar has highlighted Qur’an as the axis of unity among Muslims saying that Muslims should...

Senior Shia cleric urges support for Islamic seminaries’ official...

SHAFAQNA - "Most news agencies are partial in selecting their news stories and highlight what is crucial to serve...

Ayatollah Alavi Gorgani urges seminaries to promote Int’l activities

SHAFAQNA - "Promoting Islam and its valuable teachings is among top priorities of seminary schools and clerics." said Ayatollah...

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SHAFAQNA- Translated by: Manal Samhat By...