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The Noble Descent of Hadrat Fatima Masumah (A.S.)

SHAFAQNA- Hadrat Fatima Masumah (S.A.) the Blessed and the Gracious Divine Lady from the Holy Ahlul Bayt (A.S.) was born...

Islam teaches you to leave space for God in...

SHAFAQNA- As the call to prayer ended, some of the waiters unhurriedly headed towards the mosque, overwhelmed by the unforgiving...

Arabia’s Third Block – The case of Qatar and...

SHAFAQNA - The wild child of the GCC countries - Gulf Cooperation Council, Qatar’s taste for independence and one might...

Shaikh Tabarsi

SHAFAQNA- While the study of jurisprudence saw a temporary halt for almost a century after Shaikh Tusi's death, other Islamic...

Advice of Imam Jafar Sadiq (A.S) to Zakaria ibn...

SHAFAQNA- Zakaria, the son of Ibrahim, was a Christian. Later he converted to Islam and had the honor of meeting...

Yemen situation ‘absolute shame on humanity’

SHAFAQNA- International humanitarian agency CARE (Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere) has voiced alarm at the humanitarian crisis in Yemen,...

Shaykh Tusi

SHAFAQNA- Birth and Family Background:  Abu Ja’far Muhammad Ibn Hassan Tusi, known as “Sheikh al-Tayefah” in the Iranian province of Khorassan,...

Imam Sadiq’s (A.S.) Last Advice

SHAFAQNA- Compiled by: Syed Zainul Abideen, Tehran, Iran Before his martyrdom, when Imam Sadiq (A.S.) was surrounded by his relatives, his...

Variety of British converts’ tolerance towards the silent pain...

SHAFAQNA- Examining the conversion journeys of nearly fifty British men of all ages, ethnicities and faiths, Narratives of Conversion to...

50 people injured as Israel cracks down on Palestinians...

SHAFAQNA - Israeli forces injured at least 50 Palestinians in a fresh crackdown on protesters demanding an end to...

Muslims are no less Americans

SHAFAQNA - For many American Muslims, since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, being identified as an observer of...

Nat’l Quranic Plan in Iraq Aims to Train 100...

SHAFAQNA - The Dar-ol-Quran Section of the Astan (custodianship) of Imam Hussein’s (AS) holy shrine started a national Quranic plan...

From Hollywood to Islam: Zainab Ismail’s conversion story

SHAFAQNA- Sr. Zainab Ismail, a Puerto Rican- American who was born in Manhattan and raised in the Bronx. She attended...

Analysis: Saudi policy in middle-east totally failed

SHAFAQNA - For six years, the Saudi Arabian leaders have been spending big money on battle and providing financial...

Grand Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi Urges Youth to Contemplate the...

SHAFAQNA - Senior Iranian cleric Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi called on the youth to read and contemplate the verses of...

Shia-Sunni brotherhood becomes stronger after Parachinar attack

SHAFAQNA - A group of religious scholars belonging to Sunni school of thought has visited Shia-majority northwestern town of...

My journey in Science and in Islam!

SHAFAQNA- I was born into a family that was not too religious. My grandmother was Buddhist so that was what...

Dialogue on Taqleed – Ayatollah Sistani

SHAFAQNA - Inaugurating the Dialogue on Taqleed, my father said: - Let me first explain to you what is taqleed. Taqleed is...

Erdogan to be arrested in Sweden

SHAFAQNA - Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Turkish president has been filed with a lawsuit in Sweden by the Swedish...

Maryam Mirzakhani, first woman, Iranian to win Fields Medal...

SHAFAQNA- Groundbreaking Iranian mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani, the first woman to receive the prestigious Fields Medal for mathematics, died on Saturday...

No Haj for Muslims if they create obstacles in...

SHAFAQNA - BJP MLA from Charkhari, Brijbhushan Rajput, warned Muslims that they won’t be allowed to go on Haj pilgrimage...

Islam in Puerto Rico

SHAFAQNA - Since 1958, the island of Puerto Rico has been blessed with the crescent moon along with an initial...

Kristin Nicole Ritchie, New Muslim from America: When I...

SHAFAQNA- Kristin Nicole Ritchie, now known as Abby was born, and lives, in Forth Worth, Texas.  She is a former...

UN: Gaza to be unlivable by 2020

SHAFAQNA - The United Nations confirmed Gaza is deteriorating "further and faster" than an earlier prediction made five years...

Imam Mahdi (A.S) and the Wahabbis

SHAFAQNA- After propounding the Qur'an and traditional arguments there remains no doubt amongst the Muslims, irrespective of his religion either...

Muhammad ibn Ya‘qub Kulayni’s personality and his book Al-Kafi

SHAFAQNA- By: Ali Naghi Zabihzadeh As we know, a few years after the formation of theoretical and scientific foundations of Shi‘a...

World-Famous Atheist Convinced by Science That God Exists

SHAFAQNA- This is the story of an eminent British philosopher—a key champion of atheism for more than fifty years— who...

California Sets Aside August to Honor Muslims

SHAFAQNA - In a move to counter anti-Muslim sentiment, the California Assembly has designated August as Muslim appreciation and...

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