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Africa: Muslims, Christians mark Ashura in Kaduna

SHAFAQNA - There had been daily mourning sessions, which culminated in a large procession on Saturday that drew about one...

Lucknow Shiite clerics in demand abroad for Muharram programs

SHAFAQNA -  Do not be surprised if you find the airport crowded with Shia clerics, because these clerics from...

Niger says two soldiers killed in suspected Boko Haram...

SHAFAQNA - A thwarted attack by suspected Boko Haram Takfiri militants has claimed the lives of two Nigerien soldiers and...

Liberia: Ahmadiyya Muslims Donate to Schools

SHAFAQNA - The Ahmadiyya Muslim Agency has identified with less fortunate students across Liberia. The Muslim group is said to...

Egyptian parliamentary elections kick off as polls open to...

SHAFAQNA - Polls are opening Saturday in Egyptian embassies and consulates worldwide to allow Egyptian nationals to vote in the...

Muslims in Nigeria gather to mark Muharram

SHAFAQNA - Some Muslim organisations in the country have called on the federal and state governments to declare Muharram 1,...

The sacred month of Muharram in Morocco

SHAFAQNA - The festival of Muharram will be celebrated in Morocco on Thursday October the 15th. Muharram is held to...

Sisters of the Islamic Movement wrapped up Conference In...

SHAFAQNA - Conference for the Sisters of the Shiite Islamic Movement wrapped up In Mafara, Zamfara state (northwestern Nigeria) on...

Lecture on Abu Talib, the uncle of the Prophet...

SHAFAQNA - The Renowned lecturer of History in Bayero University Kano Prof Dahiru Yahaya has urged the Muslims Ummah to...

Egypt to restore Tutankhamun’s beard after botched repair

SHAFAQNA - Pharaoh’s gold burial mask will be removed from display for restoration work more than a year after beard...

Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet wins Nobel Peace Prize

SHAFAQNA - A group of Tunisian trade unions, lawyers and human rights activists have won the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize. A...

Egypt under fire over face-veil ban

SHAFAQNA - Seventy-seven niqab-wearing faculty members from across Cairo University are preparing to file a law suit against the university...

Muslims, Christians give ‘Message of Hope’ during Sallah Festival...

SHAFAQNA - The Resource Forum of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria orgainsed 2015 Sallah Feast (Great Eid or al-Adha celebration) on...

Libyan unity govt could be unveiled Wednesday

SHAFAQNA - Bernardino Leon, the UN’s special envoy for Libya, announced late Tuesday that a Libyan unity government could...

UN Chief decries Boko Haram violence

SHAFAQNA - “The continuing violence by Boko Haram is an affront to international law, to humanity and to religious faith,...

Hajj Stampede: Nigerians would no longer stone devil –...

SHAFAQNA - The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammad Sanusi II, on Friday said Nigerians will no longer participate in the stoning...

French translation of Imam Sajjad’s work released in Senegal

SHAFAQNA - The book, 'Secrets of Haj' or 'Shebli's Hadith' by the forth Shi'ite Imam, Zain ul-Abedin (AS) was translated...

Joint Prayer of Shia-Sunni Brothers in Lucknow

SHAFAQNA - This is being seen as a path-breaking step by both the communities as such an event has never...

Amnesty International reports on Boko Haram genocidal campaign

SHAFAQNA - The deaths in Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger come despite apparent military advances against the terrorist militants in...

Amnesty calls for protection of civilians in CAR

SHAFAQNA - Amnesty International on Monday called for civilians in the Central African Republic (CAR) to be protected and for the...

Ghana Council of Shia Ulama donated food items to...

SHAFAQNA - The Council of Shia Ulama (CSU) in Ghana has donated food items to the Osu Children’s Home and...

Eid Al-Adha Unites Malawi Faiths

SHAFAQNA - A cross section of the Christian community in Malawi has commended Muslims for sharing `Eid Al–Adha celebrations with...

Libya rejects peace deal amendments

SHAFAQNA - Libya's internationally recognised government said on Tuesday it had rejected changes introduced by its rivals to a draft...

Egyptian mogul identified & negotiating to buy 2 Greek...

SHAFAQNA - An Egyptian billionaire, who has been offering to buy a Mediterranean island to provide refugees with decent living...

12 killed, 10 injured in tourist convoy as Egyptian...

SHAFAQNA - At least 12 people were killed and 10 injured when a convoy transporting Mexican tourists through Egypt’s Western...

Egyptian President rushes to form new government following mass...

SHAFQNA -  Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Saturday asked Oil Minister Sherif Ismail to form a new cabinet within...

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