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Saudi Arabia not Iran is fountainhead of terrorism says...

SHAFAQNA - Saudi Arabia, not the Islamic Republic of Iran, is the “fountainhead” of terrorism in the Middle East,...
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Shafaqna’s interview – Iran Presidential Elections

SHAFAQNA - Iran’s presidential election will take place in just days, and the presidential candidates have done their best to...

Is Saudi Arabia Waging a Holy Crusade Against Iran?

SHAFAQNA - One stands in disbelief when Saudi Arabia speaks of radicalism and extremism. With Iran set to elect its next...

When all is left are empty words of mistrust...

SHAFAQNA - “O ye who believe! Shun much suspicion; for lo! some suspicion is a crime. And spy not, neither...

No fewer than 90,000 Afghans displaced in 2017: UN

SHAFAQNA - The ongoing conflict in Afghanistan has forced 88,481 people to leave their homes since the beginning of...

Decoding Iran – The opportunity of change and building...

SHAFAQNA - Once upon a time, not too long ago Iran and the United States of America shared in...

Qom Mosque to Host Ceremony on Anniversary of Ayatollah...

SHAFAQNA- The memorial service will be hosted by the city’s Azam Mosque after Maghrib and Isha prayers on Thursday. Grand sources...

Supplication on Noble Moral Traits “Makarimul Akhlaq” Acts Pleasing...

SHAFAQNA- Supplication on Noble Moral Traits “Makarimul Akhlaq” Acts Pleasing to God Supplication – 20, Al­Saheefat Al­Sajjadiyyah This Du’a has been taught by...
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Police begin operation to clear out camp in Paris...

SHAFAQNA - In France, police have begun an operation to clear out a makeshift refugee camp in the capital Paris....

Trump’s comments on Muslims could haunt him in appeals...

SHAFAQNA - The first federal appeals court to hear a challenge to President Donald Trump's revised travel ban appeared unconvinced...

Italian coastguard: 3,000 refugees rescued in Mediterranean Sea in...

SHAFAQNA - About 3,000 people have been saved in the Mediterranean Sea in a single day while trying to...

Tomorrow’s Presidential Election will decide the fate of Muslims...

SHAFAQNA - Despite the boiling political environment in Pakistan, analysts have been keeping an eye on the French Presidential elections...

An Open Letter to the People of the Islamic...

SHAFAQNA - I’m writing this letter to you as an American, but more importantly, an equal in humanity, as...

Shafaqna Speaks on Syria

SHAFAQNA - Pentagon officials have finally admitted that a March airstrike in northern Syria did in fact hit a mosque, killing...

4th round of Syrian peace talks in Astana –...

SHAFAQNA - Despite all the provocations of the West in Syria, the fourth round of the Syrian peace talks...

Turkey steps up crackdown on humanitarian aid groups

SHAFAQNA - Turkish authorities have detained 15 staff of a US NGO working on Syria relief operations – the latest...

Iran calls for cooperation among Persian Gulf states

SHAFAQNA - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called for friendship among Persian Gulf littoral states and highlighted the...

The Ahmadinejad effect: West & Iran still lost in...

SHAFAQNA - Iran’s presidential race has been marred by signs of ideological exhaustion. But can we really read into Iran’s...

Islamophobia, populism, and the West’s headscarf conundrum

SHAFAQNA - Who knew that a few yards of fabric plonked onto one’s head would send western democracies spinning onto...

6 practical steps to empowering ourselves against moral fatigue

SHAFAQNA - When the Panama papers broke, social justice activists rejoiced. They thought there would be a huge, sustained...

First Halal Hotel in Malaysia

SHAFAQNA- Halal means permissible under Islamic Sharia law, and can refer to both goods and services. Practicing Muslims account for more...

New Muslim from Canada, Jennah Heydari: says religion rejuvenated...

SHAFAQNA- Jennah Heydari lives in Ontario, Canada with her husband, Nafe Heydari and her youngest son. She has two sons;...

Islamic countries’ Women Affairs Ministers urge expanding ties with...

SHAFAQNA - Participants in the specialized summit of the women affairs ministers from the Islamic countries in Mashad underlined...

Israel is Trying to Legitimize Airstrikes on Syria

SHAFAQNA - According to Reuters, today morning Israeli jets carried out five strikes on the depots of Hezbollah in the...

Are Women Giving Up What is Higher To be...

SHAFAQNA - Question:On March 18, 2005 Amina Wadud led the first female-led Jumu`ah Prayer. On that day, women took a...
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Controversial election – Shafaqna Director debates UN decision on...

SHAFAQNA - The UN Commission on the Status of Women - a body exclusively dedicated to the promotion of gender...

Is India set to become new major actor in...

SHAFAQNA - Narendra Modi, the prime minister of India who assumed office in 2014, has frequently expressed the New...

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