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Sheikh Morteza Ansari

SHAFAQNA- Morteza Ansari (also transliterated Mortaza Ansari and Murtada al-Ansari) (1781–1864) was a Shia jurist who "was generally acknowledged as the most eminent jurist of the time." Ansari...
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A new Muslim from Germany: Lena-Meryem Wielandt Currents of...

SHAFAQNA- Islam is growing rapidly in the West. It is a fact that Islam is the fastest growing religion in...

Bahrain’s prisoners of conscience call on UN human rights...

SHAFAQNA - Prisoners of conscience at Bahrain’s Dry Dock Detention Center are calling on the UN human rights chief...

US/Saudi Collusion Against Syria, Top Secret NSA Document

SHAFAQNA- I’ve written numerous articles on US collusion with NATO, the Saudis, Turkey, Israel and other regional rogue states to...

BIOGRAPHY OF EDOARDO AGNELLI

SHAFAQNA- Feuds, plotting, madness, debauchery and sudden deaths have so characterized the Agnelli clan that the locals say that if...

The Forgotten Nation

SHAFAQNA - Political theories could not supply any pragmatic way out, philosophy seems barren to yield a feasible solution and...

Saudi Hadith Complex Ploy to Spread Wahhabism

SHAFAQNA - A senior Lebanese Shia scholar described a plan for creation of a “complex’ for Prophet’s Hadith” in Saudi...

Pilgrimage to Karbala: Commemorating a Past Sacrifice and Preparing...

SHAFAQNA- Husayn is more than just the given name of the third imam of the Shia faith. Husayn exemplifies an...

There’s a Place for ‘Moderate Taliban’ in Afghanistan Government,...

SHAFAQNA - There are moderate elements within the Taliban who do not want to continue fighting forever, says the U.S....

Abadi slams Tillerson’s comments on Hashd al-Sha’abi

SHAFAQNA - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's media office has criticized meddlesome comments made by US Secretary of State...

How Propaganda Feeds War on Syria

SHAFAQNA- This article first appeared on GR on March 17, 2016. Western propaganda against countries targeted for “regime change” can be...

Why Donald Trump Is Wrong to Link Britain’s Crime...

SHAFAQNA - President Donald Trump tweeted on Friday about new figures on crime levels in Britain, citing an unnamed report and...
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My Journey To Islam: Vicky Nasr

SHAFAQNA- She talks about her challenges and changes as a Muslim convert in Britain before and after embracing the world’s...

JCPOA helps boost Iran’s relations with world says Dutch...

SHAFAQNA - Pointing to international consensus on preserving JCPOA, Dutch MP Raymond Knops voiced his country's parliament's strong support...

Trump new Iran policy shutting door to diplomacy: Former...

In an article published by Al-Monitor on October 18, Hossein Mousavian, Middle East security and nuclear policy specialist at...

France moves to restrict civil liberties for good

SHAFAQNA - The French parliament has approved a new controversial anti-terrorism law, replacing the soon-to-expire two-year state of emergency. The...

Racist Britain – Pandering ethno-sectarian stereotypes validates xenophobia

SHAFAQNA - Channel 4 this October finds itself at the heart of a brewing scandal as critics have accused the...

Bahraini officials bar rights activist from leaving country

SHAFAQNA - Bahraini authorities have prevented a human rights activist from traveling abroad in the latest restrictions imposed by...

Iran set global precedent by opening refugees’ access to...

SHAFAQNA-By Marjan Golpira In his recent interview with the Tehran Times, Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees...

Take a Knee for Freedom of Religion

SHAFAQNA - Freedom of religion depends on the willingness to stand up for (or take a knee for) the right...

Taliban seizes Shia-dominated Mirza Olang in Afghanistan

SHAFAQNA - Mirza Olang valley of Sar-e-Pul province has once again fallen to the Taliban, provincial council officials said...

Cholera outbreak in Yemen kills 2,150, sickens 820,000 people:...

SHAFAQNA - The cholera outbreak in war-torn Yemen is the largest single-year cholera outbreak ever on record, said a...

In support of Israel, US to pull from UNESCO

SHAFAQNA - As part of its support to the apartheid "Israeli" entity, the United States plans to formally withdraw...

Who is Hussein?

SHAFAQNA- Islam Comics is a group of Muslim artists who are using their art to propagate the true face of...

Is Trump the World’s Most Dangerous Man?

SHAFAQNA- His words and mannerisms are telling. His deplorable actions explain best. “The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump,” published this week,...

Justice for Syed Mohammad Sibtain Kazmi – Community rallies...

SHAFAQNA - Syed Mohammad Sibtain Kazmi, a renowned and honourable religious and community leader who has serviced multiple communities...

The Status of Shi’a Muslims in Bahrain, Saudia Arabia...

SHAFAQNA - Time: Tuesday 17th October; 18.15 - 19:15 Venue: Committee Room 20, Upper Committe Corridor, Palace of Westminster, House of Commons The...

Tear gas used in Paris as strike against Macron’s...

SHAFAQNA - Police used tear gas in Paris on Tuesday to disperse a demonstration, part of nationwide strike against President...

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SHAFAQNA- Translated by: Manal Samhat By...