Africa

Nigerian Forces Free 5,000 Boko Haram Hostages in Borno...

SHAFAQNA - The Nigerian army says it has rescued more than 5,000 people who were being held hostage by Boko...
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Over 1,200 die of starvation at Nigeria refugee camp

SHAFAQNA - More than 1,200 refugees, who fled from Boko Haram, have died of starvation at an aid camp in north-east Nigeria in...

The rifts behind Nigeria’s mass kidnap

SHAFAQNA - When local people warned that hundreds of Islamist militants were heading towards his remote town of Chibok in...

Senior cleric of south Africa condemns Bahrain’s revocation of...

SHAFAQNA - Seyed Aftab Haider on 20 June 2016 delivered at a special program for the Birth of Imam Hassan...

Poor Muslims in Malawi to receive food

SHAFAQNA - Less fortunate Muslims in Malawi will benefit from the holy month of Ramadan as they will receive food,...

Sheikh Zakzaky’s son: Nigerian government responsible to protect all...

SHAFAQNA - As usual, since the Zaria massacre, I used to send messages to our brothers and sisters, so today,...

Ethiopia’s Christians mark Ramadan alongside Muslims

SHAFAQNA - The sun had already sunk below the blood red horizon in Addis Ababa’s neighborhood of Semien Mazegaja as...

Nigeria: Muslims Need Strategic Planning for Ramadan – Cleric

SHAFAQNA - An Islamic scholar in Abuja, Ustaz Rasheed Haashim, has called on Muslims to properly plan their time ahead...

Tunisia elections – Ghannouchi to saty

SHAFAQNA - The leader of Tunisia's Ennhadha party, Rached Ghannouchi, was re-elected to the party's leadership for a new five-year term. Ghannouchi was...
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London Protesters Demand Justice For Zaria Massacre Victims During...

SHAFAQNA - The Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC) staed a protest and vigil for Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky in London, where...

Detention of Sheikh Zakzaky’s wife ‘Malama Zeenah’ Unconstitutional –...

SHAFAQNA - The family members of Malama Zeenatuddeen Ibraheem Zakzaky has called on the South West political leaders, traditional rulers...

Zaria Massacre: Nigerian Army trying to do the ImpossibleSHAFQNA

SHAFAQNA - The brutal Zaria massacre by the Nigerian army that killed close to 1000 defenseless and unarmed Nigerians will...

Sheikh Zakzaky’s Daughter Tells about Army’s Massacre in Zaria

SHAFAQNA- Zakiya Zakzaky, a stepdaughter of prominent Shia cleric and leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibrahim...
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Famous African musician passes away on stage – Papa...

SHAFAQNA - Congolese singer Papa Wemba has died after collapsing on stage in Abidjan in Ivory Coast. He was one of...

Boko Haram’s female suicide bombers

SHAFAQNA - The female suicide bomber has become the signature weapon of the Nigerian jihadist group, Boko Haram. Women have strapped...
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Nigeria: High Court action seeks release of IMN leader

SHAFAQNA - Lawyers for the detained leader of Nigeria's Islamic Movement (IMN) and his spouse have filed an application to...

Families of Nigerian Missing Girls on Kidnapping Anniversary

SHAFAQNA- Angry over lack of progress to resolve one of the highest-profile mass kidnappings in the world, Nigerians marched...

Concerns about Nigeria Islamic Movement leader’s health

SHAFAQNA - A former student of Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky , leader of Islamic Movement of Nigeria, voiced concern over the...

Prof. Omid Safi at University of Utah criticizes America...

SHAFAQNA- A visiting professor told a group of University of Utah students Wednesday, "America has a bigotry problem." Omid Safi,...
Ethiopia

Ethiopia’s Oromo Protest ‘Development,’ Displacement and Death

SHAFAQNA - Events in Oromia have been described as the worst civil unrest in a decade. “This government is at least...

Nigerian Army removes people from Katsina mosque

SHAFAQNA- Nigerian soldiers have removed worshipers from a mosque in Katsina, northern Nigeria, in what appears to be an escalating...
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Nigeria: Army removes people from Katsina mosque

SHAFAQNA - Nigerian soldiers have removed worshippers from a mosque in Katsina, northern Nigeria, in what appears to be an...
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Libya threatens to open migrant floodgates into Europe

SHAFAQNA - Libya will “open the floodgates” and let thousands pour into Europe if the West does not help combat...
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Boko Haram Kidnaps 16 Women in Northeast Nigeria

SHAFAQNA - Boko Haram gunmen have abducted 16 women in a remote area of northeast Nigeria's Adamawa state, police, a...

Ghanaian ‘archbishop’ begs muslims for forgiveness

SHAFAQNA - Prominent Ghanaian Archbishop Nicholas Duncan Williams has backtracked on his controversial statements regarding Islam, apologizing to the Muslim...

19 Egyptian Umrah pilgrims die in bus accident near...

SHAFAQNA - At least 19 Egyptians were killed and 25 injured when their bus overturned in Saudi Arabia, officials said. Saudi...

Muslim Students Protests At The University Of Lagos Over...

SHAFAQNA- Unilag Muslim students Organisation today protested at the Dean of Students Affairs Office, at the University of Lagos. Their group...

Terror attack rocks Nigeria

SHAFAQNA - Two female suicide bombers have attacked a mosque in the north-eastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, killing 22 worshippers,...

Prosecution of Sheikh Zakzaky is a perversion of natural...

SHAFAQNA - IHRC is appalled by the filing of a civil lawsuit in Nigeria demanding the immediate arrest and prosecution...

Hijabi Women banned from appearing Moroccan TV channels

SHAFAQNA- The Forum Azzahrae for Moroccan Woman said female journalists who wear the hijab are virtually banned from appearing on...

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