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24 November 2014

Spotlight


SHAFAQNA- A 15-year-old teenager has been severely beaten by her father and brothers in Italy because they considered her behavior “too Western.” With injures to her head, face, shoulders and ribs, the girl was hospitalized and then entrusted to social services. A Muslim girl, whose name...
SHAFAQNA ( Exclusive) - Bahraini regime forces backed with Saudi troops have attacked anti-government protesters ahead of the general elections in the Persian Gulf Arab state. The fresh clashes erupted on Friday as thousands of people took to the streets of the northern village of Diraz to...
SHAFAQNA (Shia International News Association)- Egypt’s grand Mufti says terrorists misinterpret some 50 verses of the Quran to justify their violent actions. Addressing a number of young Egyptians in Cairo on Sunday, Shawki Ibrahim Allam said terrorist groups’ understanding of religion is...
SHAFAQNA ( Exclusive) - Father marches in annual procession of murdered son (Ali Baddah), gets shot at by security forces in Sitra Bahrain , Bahrain,in 2011 his14 years son was killed by police-today he was attacked by police while commemorating his killing
SHAFAQNA- While the U.S. and its Arab allies are fighting a war against the Sunni terrorist group the Islamic State (also known as ISIS), authorities in Saudi Arabia, a largely Sunni country and America’s loyal ally in the region, is moving against a leader of its country’s dissident...

Religious Questions

Dress & clothings (For Muslims in the West)

Dress & clothings (For Muslims in the West)

Sunday, 23 November 2014

SHAFAQNA (Shia International News Association)- Wearing clothes made of natural leather is a real problem for Muslims living in non-Muslim countries. Muslims are used to...

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Middle East

Reuters.com/ U.S. plans to arm Iraq's Sunni tribesmen with AK-47s, RPGs, mortars

Reuters.com/ U.S. plans to arm Iraq's Sunni tribesmen with AK-47s, RPGs, mortars

Sunday, 23 November 2014

SHAFAQNA - The United States plans to buy arms for Sunni tribesmen in Iraqincluding AK-47s, rocket-propelled grenades and mortar rounds to help bolster the battle agains...

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Asia-Pacific

Reuters.com/  Suicide bomber kills 45 at volleyball match in Afghanistan

Reuters.com/ Suicide bomber kills 45 at volleyball match in Afghanistan

Sunday, 23 November 2014

SHAFAQNA - A suicide bomber killed 45 people at a volleyball match in Afghanistan on Sunday, a provincial official said, as foreign troops withdraw from the country afte...

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Europe

Premier: French jets land in Jordan to join anti-ISIL battle

Premier: French jets land in Jordan to join anti-ISIL battle

Sunday, 23 November 2014

SHAFAQNA (Shia International News Association)- A number of French fighter jets have arrived in Jordan to join the so-called campaign against ISIL terrorists operating in...

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Americas

AP sources: Obama broadens mission in Afghanistan

AP sources: Obama broadens mission in Afghanistan

Sunday, 23 November 2014

SHAFAQNA  - President Barack Obama has quietly approved guidelines in recent weeks to allow the Pentagon to target Taliban fighters in Afghanistan, broadening previous pl...

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Africa

Bubonic plague kills 40 in Madagascar

Bubonic plague kills 40 in Madagascar

Saturday, 22 November 2014

SHAFAQNA (Shia International News Association)- An outbreak of bubonic plague has killed 40 people and infected over 100 others in Madagascar, the World Health Organizati...

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Other Religions

Pope to raffle gifts given to him to raise money for the poor

Pope to raffle gifts given to him to raise money for the poor

Friday, 21 November 2014

SHAFAQNA - Want a white Panama hat owned by the pope? Now is your chance.Pope Francis is raffling off the Homero Ortega brand hat, a new four-wheel-drive Fiat Panda, bic...

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