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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...

Yemen Reconstruction Fund launches fundraiser

SHAFAQNA - Promoted and managed by Veritas-Consulting, Yemen Reconstruction Fund has launched its first official fundraising campaign. Faced with a...

Sending Blessings on the Holy Prophet & his family...

SHAFAQNA- “Allah and His Angels send blessings on the Prophet, O you who believe! Send your blessings on him, and...
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Warring sides in Syria prefer own interests to civilians...

SHAFAQNA - A UN panel expresses grave concern about the safety of thousands of Syrian evacuees surrounded by radicalized militant...

EXCLUSIVE – Supporting the Syrian Sovereignty at the University...

SHAFAQNA - Sydney University, one of Australia's most prestigious universities, witnessed in Sydney, on 18th-19th of April, the “After the...

Dozens of Afghan soldiers killed by Taliban in Balkh

SHAFAQNA - The attack on the 209th Corps in Balkh Province began around 1 p.m., in a crowded area where...

Saudi Arabia Bribed US into Yemen War with $200bln

SHAFAQNA - "Washington has asked for more money to defend the Saudi regime and Riyadh has recently paid $200bln to...

What’s behind Al-Hakim visit to Egypt?

SHAFAQNA - Ammar al-Hakim, the head of Iraq’s biggest parliamentary bloc National Alliance visited Egypt on Tuesday. A delegation...

How Marine Le Pen Relies on Dividing French Jews...

SHAFAQNA - Marine Le Pen, the National Front party leader who is among the frontrunners in France’s upcoming presidential elections,...
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The Chain Of Lies – America Goes To War...

SHAFAQNA - “Be an enemy to the oppressors, and a friend to the oppressed,” Imam Ali America cried the world...

Open letter from World Shia Forum to the directors...

SHAFAQNA IN COLLABORATION WITH THE WORLD SHIA FORUM - Dear Brothers and Sisters, Asalamu alaikum. The editors and bloggers at World Shia...

US attempts to hide its failure in Mosul

SHAFAQNA - For the past months, Washington has faced the urgent need to distract the world's attention from its...

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