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Nigeria: President urged to allow IMN leader access to...

SHAFAQNA - IHRC has written to the Nigerian President urging him to allow the detained leader of the Islamic Movement...

Police disperse Shiite protesters demanding release of Sheikh Ibrahim...

SHAFAQNA - Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria on Thursday staged another protest in Kaduna, calling on the Acting...

Uganda: Education Is the Biggest Gap Between Muslims, Christians

SHAFAQNA - Ugandan media has devised ways of getting the most out of readers whenever results of national examinations are...

Kenya Developing Halal Rules with Eye on Muslim Tourists

SHAFAQNA- Kenya is developing halal standards for certification of hospitality facilities in a move targeting Muslims’ growing demand for leisure...

Shia Muslims in Yola demand release of Sheikh Zakzaky

SHAFAQNA - The group said this during a street march it organised in Yola, Adamawa state to express their dissatisfaction...

Islamophobia to Blame for South Africa Mosque Attacks

SHAFAQNA- The Western Cape provincial government said Monday's attack, in which the blood was found smeared over the walls of...

IDPs in Nigeria receive food aid

SHAFAQNA - Doctors Without Borders says it has given food to some 26,000 families who have been displaced by the...

Central African Republic Christians, Muslims unite to heal trauma

SHAFAQNA - Blindfolds secured tightly, more than a dozen men and women are led by their partners around leafy plants...

Nigerian army captures key Boko Haram camp

SHAFAQNA - Nigeria's army has captured a key Boko Haram camp, the terrorist militant group's last enclave in the vast...

11 children killed in Nigeria as bus runs into...

SHAFAQNA - Eleven children were killed when a bus driver lost control of his vehicle and ploughed into a Muslim...

81 Muslims have disappeared along Kenya’s border

SHAFAQNA - As Kenyan coastal region sheikhs, imams and preachers vanish in alleged killings and forced disappearances, their wives are...

Boko Haram blocks aid to refugees in Cameroon, UN...

SHAFAQNA - The United Nations warned Friday that the threat from Boko Haram terrorists was complicating efforts to help tens...

Nigeria: Evidence emerges of mass burials after Arbaeen massacre

SHAFAQNA - Photographs have emerged showing the graves of over 30 victims of last week's massacre of civilians in a...

Kenyan Olympic official arrested over theft of Rio kits

SHAFAQNA - A senior Kenyan athletics official was arrested Monday after stolen sports kits were discovered at his home in...

US condemns Nigerian army attack on Shia Muslims

SHAFAQNA- The United States has expressed concern over a recent attack by Nigerian forces on a Muslim procession that led...

Nigeria: IHRC welcomes ICC questioning of official over 2015...

SHAFAQNA - IHRC welcomes the news that the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice has been...

The Gap Widens between the Political Elite and the...

SHAFAQNA - The political earthquake that hit Morocco on October 30, 2016 following the death of the fishmonger Mohcine Fikri...

Kenya to host 1st halal expo

SHAFAQNA - Kenya will host an exhibition on Halal later this month, as the country moves to tap into the...

South African Activists Call for Legal Recognition of Muslim...

SHAFAQNA - South African law requires marriages be conducted by a registered official. But many of the country’s Muslims get...

Plot to kill southern Muslims and Christians in Nigeria

SHAFAQNA - Southern Muslims and Christians have been warned by the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) that there is a...

Nigerian migrants: Rescued but still in the EU crosshairs

SHAFAQNA - After an accord with Turkey practically shut down the Aegean route, the EU is eying a raft of...

Ashura Procession in Zaria City (Nigeria Oct 2016)

Shafaqna - On 11 Al-muharram 1348 (Thursday, October 12, 2016) Muslims under the leadership of Shaikh Ibraheem Zazkaky staged a peaceful procession...

Nigerian police ‘open fire’ on Shia Muslim Ashura procession

SHAFAQNA- Nine people were killed as police opened fire on a Shia Muslim procession in Nigeria’s north on Wednesday,...

Nigeria: Authorities target Shia mourners during Ashura commemorations

SHAFAQNA - Many fatalities have been reported after the army and police targeted Shia Muslim supporters of the Islamic Movement...

Nigeria: Army surrounds Kaduna mosque, fears grow for those...

SHAFAQNA - IHRC has received credible first hand evidence that soldiers have completely surrounded a mosque in the Nigerian city...

Nigeria: Arrests ensue after ban on Nigerian Islamic Movement

SHAFAQNA - Tens of members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) have been rounded up as they attended gatherings...

Nigeria: Authorities fiddle in Zakzaky affair while Rome burns

SHAFAQNA - The continued detention of the leader of Nigeria's Islamic Movement (IMN) without charge has become a farce and...

Humanitarian crisis in Nigeria

SHAFAQNA - In its short, seven-year insurgency, Boko Haram has emerged as one of the most ruthless and deadly radical...

UN says NE Nigeria drawn back by 70 years...

SHAFAQNA - Boko Haram insurgency has set back Nigeria’s northeast by at least 70 years in education development, killing 611...

Nigeria Hajj victims – 18 pilgrims never made it...

SHAFAQNA - Eighteen Nigerians died in Saudi Arabia during the just concluded 2016 Hajj attended by Muslims, the National Hajj...

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