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China asks Muslims to oppose religious extremism, reject foreign...

SHAFAQNA - China has asked its Muslim population to "resolutely oppose religious extremism" and adhere to the concept of "socialism...

Turkey’s top cleric urges focus on Rohingya Muslims

SHAFAQNA - Turkey’s top religious figure has called for a focus on Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, saying their plight must...

Professor Datuk Rifaat Ahmed Abdel Karim named recipient of...

SHAFAQNA - Professor Datuk Rifaat Ahmed Abdel Karim, PhD, was today conferred the Royal Award for Islamic Finance 2016 (The...

Muslims of Philippines: Struggling for dignity, freedom and equality

SHAFAQNA - Muslims of Philippines break my heart. They are beautiful, devoted and sincere, but also poor, marginalized and living directly...

Malaysia proposes raising marriage age for Muslim girls

SHAFAQNA- Malaysia has proposed to raise the minimum age for marriage to 18 for Muslim girls in a bid to...

Faisal Raza Abidi and Pakistan’s Shia genocide

SHAFAQNA IN COLLABORATION WITH THE WORLD SHIA FORUM - Hours ago, prominent senator Faisal Raza Abidi was arrested in Karachi...

Thousands of Muslims rally against Jakarta governor-Indonesian police use...

SHAFAQNA- Tens of thousands of hardline Muslim protesters rallying against a non-Muslim governor they accuse of blasphemy marched in Jakarta. The...

Afghans residing in Iran can take part in annual...

SHAFAQNA - Iran’s Immigration and Passport Police Chief Colonel Mohammad Babaei said Afghan nationals residing in the Islamic Republic can...

UN urges Myanmar to probe violence against Rohingya Muslims

SHAFAQNA - Myanmar deployed troops to Rakhine earlier this month following alleged attacks on police posts along the border with...

Pakistani security forces arrest four terrorists involved in Shia...

SHAFAQNA - Pakistan's anti-terrorism police arrested four alleged terrorists of banned militant outfits on Friday, who were said to be...

Meet the Hussaini Brahmins, Hindus who observe Muharram alongside...

SHAFAQNA - Hussaini Brahmins isn't a name that immediately rings a bell for many Indians. In the society we live in,...

The Fascist Malaysian Regime cracks down on the tiny...

SHAFAQNA IN COLLABORATION WITH THE WORLD SHIA FORUM - On 9th Muharram night, local time 11:15 pm Agama Islam (authorities...

Culture of Ashura is part of composite culture of...

SHAFAQNA IN COLLABORATION WITH THE WORLD SHIA FORUM - Note:  As a result of living together for one thousand years...

War without end: Things to know as Afghanistan invasion...

SHAFAQNA - US troops invaded Afghanistan on October 7, 2001, less than a month after the 9/11 terror attacks in...

Uzbek Imams Urge Muslims To Take Part In Cotton...

SHAFAQNA - Some Muslim clerics in Uzbekistan's mosques have called participation in the country's cotton harvest an "obligation of...

Malaysian new halal logo only for Muslim-made products

SHAFAQNA- The halal logo is seen on eggs. Ikiam and Risda said they will launch a new halal logo specifically...

Allama Raja Nasir a true Pakistani Patriot

SHAFAQNA - WSF commends Allama Raja Nasir for his service to his country Pakistan. Allama Nasir and the MWM have...

The Formal Declaration Of Imamat (Leadership)Of Imam Ali (A.S)...

SHAFAQNA- The formal declaration of Imamat of Imam Ali (A.S.) at Ghadir Khumm has been unanimously described by the learned...

Philippine President wants U.S. special forces out of southern...

SHAFAQNA - President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday called for the withdrawal of U.S. special forces troops from a group of...

Pakistani Sunni religious leader seeks unbiased probe into Mina...

SHAFAQNA - Pakistan prominent Sunni religious leader urges Saudi government to carry out an unbiased and transparent investigation of the...

First halal hotel draws Muslim tourists

SHAFAQNA - The first halal hotel in Bangkok is attracting Muslim visitors with the management hoping to tap deeper into...

Can you be a practising Muslim and identify with...

SHAFAQNA - With growing concerns over national security, and the increased threat of those wishing to divide us, there has...

Afghan FM hails Iran’s support for Afghanistan

SHAFAQNA - Afghanistan's Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani on Sunday praised Iran's support for the Afghan government and people. He also thanked...

Religions’ solidarity conf. against ISIS, terrorism held in Bangladesh

SHAFAQNA - Religions and Sects solidarity conference against the so-called Islamic State (ISIS) and terrorism was held with presence of...

Speed Date a Muslim – Australia sets the pace

SHAFAQNA - Once a month on a Sunday afternoon, a dozen Muslim women meet at the Moroccan Deli-Cacy on Lygon...

Iran condemns terrorist blasts in Turkey

SHAFAQNA - Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi strongly condemned terrorist blasts early this morning in two Turkish cities of...

Pakistani Shia scholar pledges undying loyalty to Pakistan

SHAFAQNA - Spokesman of Majlis Wahdat Muslimeen Pakistan Sheikh Mukhtar Imami addressed the provincial and divisional cabinets session at...

Daesh threatens Shiites in Pakistan – convert or die

SHAFAQNA - Daesh (ISIS/IS) profess to kill Shia Muslims across DI Khan if they not change their religion and take...

Muslims are a part of India, they should not...

SHAFAQNA - Muslims are very much part of India and there is no need for anybody to feel threatened, Union...

Pakistan loses to Wahhabism – Children textbooks inciting hate...

SHAFAQNA - Pakistani schools are reportedly teaching religious "fanaticism" and "extremism," with children textbooks inciting violence and hatred toward non-Muslims,...

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