Asia-Pacific

Malaysia Halal exhibit set to kick off on April...

SHAFAQNA - Malaysia International Halal Showcase (MIHAS), scheduled for April 5-8, will highlight all aspects of Islamic life. The halal...

Rohingya Muslims recount speak of sufferings in Myanmar

SHAFAQNA - The Rohingya Muslims, who fled persecution in Myanmar, recount their ordeals back at home, where they were subject...

Rights Group Slams UN, EU for Blocking Probe into...

SHAFAQNA- A Europe-based rights group slammed the global community, particularly the UN and the EU, for hindering an independent probe...

Afghan forces arrest ISIS spy chief Taj Gul

SHAFAQNA - The spy chief of the ISIS terrorist group offshoot in Afghanistan has been arrested by the Afghan...

Sharjah opens photo exhibition on Muslim communities in China

SHAFAQNA - Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilisation opened an exhibition that gives a glimpse into the lives of Muslims in...

Peach logo sign of halal food for Muslim tourists...

SHAFAQNA - If Muslims in Japan's Okayama look for the Peach Mark logo, they can find facilities that cater...

Blood of martyrs will lead to freedom of Kashmir...

SHAFAQNA - Anjuman-e-Shari Shian Chairman Aga Syed Hasan Tuesday paid glorious tributes to Sayyida Fatima (sa) the daughter of...

Afghan security adviser: Muslims suffer terrorism, too

SHAFAQNA - Afghanistan’s national-security adviser said Monday that associating terrorism with Islam was inappropriate given the suffering Muslims have endured...

No room for religious extremism in Singapore, say Muslim...

SHAFAQNA - Muslim leaders yesterday made clear their stand against religious extremism and called for calm amid the ongoing controversy...

India will be home to world’s largest Muslim population...

SHAFAQNA - The number of Indian Muslims is projected to rise to more than 300 million by 2050, making India...

ANALYSIS: Malaysia’s progressive Muslims want a secular future

SHAFAQNA - The abduction of protestant Pastor Raymond Koh missing since 13 February after being snatched from a street in Petaling Jaya...

At least 72 martyred in bombing at Lal Shahbaz...

SHAFAQNA - The powerful blast took place inside the premises of the shrine as a dhamaal was taking place, with...

Muslims told ‘you’re welcome’ in New Zealand at support...

SHAFAQNA - "Hate does not make you great" was the message delivered at a rally welcoming Muslims to New Zealand. More...

MORE MUSLIMS LIVE IN ASIA-PACIFIC THAN THE MIDDLE EAST

SHAFAQNA - Nearly a quarter of the world’s population is Muslim. The religion is dominant in North Africa, the Middle...

Malaysia to hire Rohingya refugees

SHAFAQNA - Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said in a statement that the programme will start on March...

Militants still holding 25 hostages in Philippines: Defense chief

SHAFAQNA - The Philippine defense chief said Monday that 25 hostages are still being held by terrorists in the southern...

Bangladesh: State Minister for Foreign Affairs calls for ensuring...

SHAFAQNA - State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md. Shahriar Alam, MP led Bangladesh delegation to the Extraordinary session of the...

Malaysia Urges Muslim World to Help Oppressed Rohingya

SHAFAQNA- Malaysia on Thursday urged an organization of Islamic nations to help end the persecution of Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslim minority,...

Grand Mufti seeks Racial Discrimination Act cover for Muslim

SHAFAQNA - Australia’s Grand Mufti has called for Muslims to be given the same protections as ethnic groups under...

Myanmar Muslims Hope UN Envoy’s Visit Will Bring Change

SHAFAQNA - Muslim villagers in western Myanmar's troubled Rakhine state said Sunday that they hope positive change will result from...

Afghanistan now a ‘continual emergency’, as war drives record...

SHAFAQNA - Bibi Mariam was milking her cow when it suddenly let out a wild howl and collapsed in a...
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Footage emerges showing Myanmar police beating Rohingya Muslims

SHAFAQNA IN COLLABORATION WITH WILAYAH  - A new video has emerged showing Myanmar’s police using excessive force against Rohingya Muslims...

Hundreds of Afghan Shias protest at ISIS killings

SHAFAQNA- Around 2,000 Shia Muslims in western Afghanistan staged a protest Tuesday against growing sectarian attacks by Islamic State, as...

Myanmar to probe police abuse of Rohingya

SHAFAQNA - Tens of thousands of people from the persecuted ethnic group -- loathed by many of Myanmar's Buddhist majority...

Malaysian Islamic Leader ready to quit his post after...

SHAFAQNA IN COLLABORATION WITH WILAYAH - PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang said he is prepared to resign as vice-president of...

Muslims come together to promote gender justice

SHAFAQNA - Civil rights activists from all over the country gathered in the city on Monday to unveil the Indian...

The fangs of colonialism are upon Myanmar

SHAFAQNA - Exceptionalism is fueled by greed! Oil and gas is the real reason behind capitalist mayhem power-mongering in Myanmar. A show...

Saudi jets attack Pakistani boat off Yemen, kill six...

SHAFAQNA IN COLLABORATION WITH THE WORLD SHIA FORUM - At least six Pakistani sailors have reportedly been killed after a...

No, Muslim leaders don’t want to ban Peppa Pig

SHAFAQNA - Reports that Australian imams are pushing for religious alternatives to Peppa Pig, the insanely popular children's cartoon, have...

Malaysian PM urges intervention to stop ‘genocide’ of Myanmar’s...

SHAFAQNA - Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak called for foreign intervention to stop the "genocide" of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar...

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