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Israel Takes Advantage Of Syrian Civil War To Expand...

SHAFAQNA - Israel is taking advantage of the chaos in Syria to expand its illegal settlements in the Golan Heights,...

Al Khoei Foundation Organizes Majalis for Muharram

SHAFAQNA - To commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Hussain Ibn Ali (A.S.) and his devoted companions, Imam Khoei Islamic Centre in...

Ali al-Nimr’s campaign – What’s a life really worth?

SHAFAQNA - Since his arrest in 2012, Ali Mohammad al-Nimr the nephew of prominent Shia cleric and rights activist Sheikh...

Unity call Muslim Scholars from Turkey

SHAFAQNA - A galaxy of Muslim scholars from across Asian and Pacific countries will come together this week in Istanbul,...

Bahrain launches aggressive campaign against Ashura

SHAFAQNA - Activists on social media said that the Bahraini Interior Ministry's security forces continued to take down on Tuesday...

Nadiya’s hijab is problematic, but not for the reasons...

SHAFAQNA - Last Wednesday, Nadiya Jamir Hussain, 30-year-old Muslim woman from Northern England, won BBC’s The Great British Bake Off....

Who Are The World’s 500 Most Influential Muslims

SHAFAQNA - The list is compiled by the Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Center, a Jordanian think tank. As in past years,...

Sheikh Ali Salman is denied access in Bahrain

SHAFAQNA - Sheikh Ali Salman, Secretary General of Al Wefaq National Islamic Society, said he is being denied right to...

Helpless Muslim woman showered in alcohol in Islamophobic attack

SHAFAQNA - Passengers on a train watched on as a helpless Muslim woman was showered in alcohol in a...

Message to my Sisters

SHAFAQNA - By Shaykha Safia Shahid MY DEAR SISTERS IN ISLAM. TODAY I AM SPEAKING TO YOU FROM MY HEART. THESE...

Exclusive: Imams and Scholars denounce ISIS radicalism in new...

SHAFAQNA - In the new edition of digital magazine Haqiqah (which means The Reality), UK Imams come together to denounce ISIS...

Queen Rania Blasts Islamic Extremists: ‘We Can’t Let Them...

SHAFAQNA - Jordan's Queen Rania has a new mission: to reclaim Islam from those carrying out atrocities in its name. Speaking...

Freedom of Religion Requires Freedom From Fear – OpEd

SHAFAQNA - As anti-Muslim demonstrations loom, Americans have a responsibility to stand up for religious minorities. Imagine if Americans woke up...

UN Demands Probe into Saudi Attack on Yemen Wedding

SHAFAQNA- A senior aid official with the United Nations (UN) called for a swift investigation into a recent Saudi airstrike...

EU to target hate-speech online

SHAFAQNA - EU justice ministers met Friday in a bid to combat a rise in hate speech and xenophobia...

US Muslims prepare for weekend of anti-Islam protests

SHAFAQNA - Muslim leaders and anti-bigotry activists are girding for a weekend of protests — some billed as “open-carry events” — by groups...

Britain and job discrimination – How Muslims should get...

SHAFAQNA - A Think-tank has called for CVs to be anonymised to prevent businesses from discriminating against people with ethnic...

Meet Mozzified, A Site For Ramadan Recipes and so...

SHAFAQNA - A Muslim pop culture website: The idea seemed so obvious, Zainab Khan waited years for someone else to...

American Muslims want to change the political narrative –...

SHAFAQNA - From the in-school arrest of 14-year old Ahmed Mohamed to Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Ben Carson stoking...

Canada wants to ban the Islamic veil – narrative...

SHAFAQNA - As Stephen Harper hardens his anti-niqab (face veil) position on the campaign trail, three Canadian women who...

Clash of Mideast Titans: Certain geopolitical shift in uncertain...

SHAFAQNA - In between Russia's military intervention in Syria and Iran's challenging of Saudi Arabia's hegemonic power in the Middle...

Believing in true heroes

Courtesy of The Islamic Centre of England for SHAFAQNA - There is a lot that can be said of a society...

Raif Badawi wins free speech prize while in jail

SHAFAQNA - Saudi blogger Raif Badawi, who has been sentenced to 1,000 lashes and 10 years in prison for insulting...

IFFA to screen ‘Cloudy Goats’

SHAFAQNA - The Iranian short animation Cloudy Goats, directed by Hamid Karimian, will be screened at the non-competition section of...

Sami Ali El Goga – The Story of a...

SHAFAQNA - ISM Gaza met the fisherman Sami Ali El Goga, 36, who lost his hand and part of his...

Geneva: Afghan teacher wins 2015 Nansen Refugee Award

SHAFAQNA - Aqeela Asifi, an Afghan refugee teacher, has won the UN Refugee Agency's 2015 Nansen Refugee Award. The agency gives...

Why should I have a need for God? OpEd

SHAFAQNA - In a world where secularism has taken the place of God, it is no wonder why people have...

Iran intellectuals and media industry petition the UN over...

SHAFAQNA - In the Name of Allah Excellency, We trust you have learned that during annual Hajj rituals this year in Saudi...

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