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Muqtada al-Sadr visits Grand Ayatullah Sistani in Najaf

SHAFAQNA - Alsumaria News : A source close to the leader of the Sadrist movement, Moqtada al-Sadr, said on...

Absence of Mahdi (a.s.)

SHAFAQNA- Under this title or leading the following may be said; A. the disappearance of the Imam was an event...

From Nahj ul Balagha

SHAFAQNA- ومن خطبة له (عليه السلام) في استنفار الناس إلى الشام أُفٍّ لَكُمْ ! لَقَدْ سَئِمْتُ عِتَابَكُمْ! أَرَضِيتُمْ بِالْحَيَاةِ الدُّنْيَا مِنَ الاْخِرَةِ...

Central African Republic: Priest says UN is failing to...

SHAFAQNA - With violence escalating across the Central African Republic (CAR), a priest has condemned UN failure to protect the...

Six links between America and the Muslim world

SHAFAQNA - This January, U.S. President Donald Trump completed his first year in the White House, one of the toughest...

Murtada Sharif ‘Askari

SHAFAQNA- 4 May 1914 – 16 September 2007), known as Allamah'Askari, was a Shiite scholar and a neo-religious thinker. He took a scholarly...

Sayings of Imam Hussain(AS)

SHAFAQNA- Imam Husain's Admonition I advise you to adhere to God-fearing, warn you against the difficult days, and show you the...

Reality of Reason or Audience

SHAFAQNA- Reality of reason is it preferable over the reality of hearing? This is a question well drawn and it...

Jordan’s king says East Al-Quds must be capital of...

SHAFAQNA - Jordanian King Abdullah II bin al-Hussein has reiterated his support for the establishment of an independent Palestinian state,...

Ahmed Al-Waeli

SHAFAQNA- ultimately have the same goal (which is getting closer to Allah). He repeatedly conveys that each sect has his own Ijtihad(interpretation...

Mind and the Divine Attributes

SHAFAQNA - The main divine attributes discussed by the early mutakallimīn were Life, Power, and Knowledge. Each of these is...

Before the Mission

SHAFAQNA- The World Before Islam The chaotic situation of the world prior to Islam is clearly reflected in the accurate mirror...

Ghaibat-us-Sughra

SHAFAQNA- Ghaibat-us-Sughra means ‘the minor concealment.’ Its period was about 70 years. It began in 260 A.H. when Imam al-Mahdi...

Broadcasting “In the Grief of the 8th Sun” and...

SHAFAQNA- Going on Imam Reza (A.S.) pilgrimage is a dream for many of lovers and devotees of Hazrat Reza (A.S.)...

Pilgrimage sites: Makkah al-Mukarramah

SHAFAQNA - Masjid al-Haraam • The Holy Ka'aba. The House of Allah and the birth place of Imam Ali b. Abi...

Second Infallible Sayings

SHAFAQNA-* One who develops the trait of greediness and avarice invites degradation; one who keeps on advertising his poverty...

A Brief Account On The Morals and Behavior of...

SHAFAQNA-BISMI-ALLAHI AL-RAHMANI AL-RAHIM Of all the Anbiya 'Alayhimu-Salaam that Allah sent to different tribes and nations, Rasulu-Allah (Sallallahu 'Alayhi wa...

Ayatollah Mohammad Mohammad Sadeq al-Sadr

SHAFAQNA- Ayatollah Mohammad Mohammad Sadeq al-Sadr (Arabic: محمد محمّد صادق الصدر‎; Muḥammad Muḥammad Ṣādiq aṣ-Ṣadr) (March 23, 1943 – February 19, 1999),...

Delegation of Japanese Foreign Minister visit Imam Ali Holy...

SHAFAQNA -  The Delegation of the Japanese Foreign Minister is surprised at seeing the archeological sites and landmarks in...

UN calls for nearly $3 billion in humanitarian aid...

SHAFAQNA - The United Nations is calling for what it refers to as a record $2.96 billion aid for war-ravaged...

Sheikh Abdul Hossein Amini

SHAFAQNA- Sheikh Abdul Hossein Amini(Persian: عبدالحسین امینی‎) was a Shia scholar, traditionist, theologian and jurist. His magnum opus is Al-Ḡadīr fi’l-Ketāb wa’l-Sonna wa’l-Adab . Birth He was born in the city of Sarab near the Ardabil,...

Short Maxims of Imam Ali (A.S.) – Part 4

SHAFAQNA- 32. Imam Ali (peace be upon him) said: Do not care when you associate with the intelligent even if you...

The Signs Heralding the Reappearance of Imam al-Mahdi (a.s)

SHAFAQNA- Prophet Muhammed (s.a.w.) has said: "Even if the entire duration of the world’s existence has already been exhausted and...

Extremist Jewish settlers break into Nablus shrines to perform...

SHAFAQNA - Hundreds of Israeli extremist settlers at dawn Sunday stormed Awarta town, east of Nablus city, to perform Talmudic...

Short Maxims of Imam Ali (A.S.) – Part 3

SHAFAQNA- 21. Imam Ali (peace be upon him) said: You should gather in your heart the need for people and the dispensing...

Imam Ali shrine translates nine books to foreign languages...

SHAFAQNA - Ameerul Mumineen Center for Translation that belongs to the Intellectual and Cultural Affairs Department in the Holy Shrine...

Short Maxims of Imam Ali (A.S.) – Part 2

SHAFAQNA- Imam Ali (peace be upon him) said to Malik al-Ashtar: O Malik, retain and understand the following wording: O Malik,...

Sayyid Abdul Majid al-Khoei

SHAFAQNA- Many people only vaguely remember what happened on 10th April 2003 in Najaf. A Shia cleric was stabbed to...

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