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Pakistan pays tribute to Allama Jafri

SHAFAQNA -  Pakistan's Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan visited the ailing Majlis Wahdat ul Muslimeen (MWM) Pakistan...

The sleeping Muslims of Japan

SHAFAQNA - Sitting in the fourth-floor library of his place of worship, Yoshi Date recounts the story of his spiritual...

No water supply and electricity for Muslim families in...

SHAFAQNA - At Kapurai in Vadodara, about 130 odd families, mostly Muslims, who were allotted homes under the Basic Services...

ISIS threaten more attacks against Hazara minority in Afghanistan

SHAFAQNA - The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group has threatened more attacks against the Hazara minority...

Rocket hits school near US embassy in Kabul, day...

SHAFAQNA - A massive explosion has rocked the diplomatic district of the Afghan capital, Kabul, the Interior Ministry has confirmed....

Pakistanis displaced by war return to a ruined economy

SHAFAQNA - The Bara Market was once a bustling hive of about 10,000 shops. Now it’s a listless wreckage of...

Kashmir violence: Indian troops clash with protesters Death toll...

SHAFAQNA -One more youth was killed in restive Kashmir Valley on Saturday as protests continued unabated despite a stringent...

In China, piety is a dangerous political act.

SHAFAQNA - For devout Muslims, Ramadan, the lunar month when they fast from dawn to dusk, is a time for...

Hundreds march in Yangon over official label for Muslim...

SHAFAQNA - Several hundred people marched in Myanmar's commercial capital Yangon on Sunday to protest the government's new term to...

Terrorists are not Muslims, says cleric in India

SHAFAQNA - On the occasion of Eid al Fitr, a message was sent loud and clear that Islam has nothing...

Bangladesh blast kills policeman, wounded five during Eid al-Fitr...

SHAFAQNA - At least one policeman was killed and five others wounded Thursday following an explosion and a gun-battle near...

The Afghan’s repatriation: Can Pakistan bear the burden of...

SHAFAQNA -The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has arrested at least 2,000 illegal Afghan refugees in Peshawar as part of a...

China, Russia strengthen ties amid tensions with West

SHAFAQNA - Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin promised closer cooperation and oversaw a series of...

Extreme weather, tornado kill almost 100 in China

SHAFAQNA - More than 98 people have died and almost 800 have been injured after a tornado and hailstorm hit...

Mob destroys mosque as religious, ethnic tension rises in...

SHAFAQNA - A group of men from a village in central Myanmar destroyed a mosque in the first serious outburst...

Ramadan Quranic Course for Children Underway in Bahrain

SHAFAQNA- The fifth edition of a Quranic course titled “Ahbaabullah” has been underway for children in Bahrain. According to Al-Wasat newspaper,...

900 Quranic Packages for Visually Impaired Distributed in Indonesia

SHAFAQNA - A Qatari charity institute has distributed 900 Quranic packages among the visually impaired in different parts of Indonesia. The...

Cannibalism in China 50 years on

SHAFAQNA - This week fifty years ago the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution started in China. With the “May 16...

Prominent Australian Muslims react to Orlando attack

SHAFAQNA - Nearly 60 high profile Australian Muslim individuals and organisations have signed onto a statement regarding this week’s mass...

Muslims join Jumah prayer in ancient city of Kashgar

SHAFAQNA - Muslims worldwide are currently celebrating the holy month of Ramadan. In Kashgar, in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous...

Malaysia Launches First Quran Radio

SHAFAQNA- The Malaysia Islamic Organizations Consultative Council (MAPIM) on Sunday launched the country's first Quran radio station known as 'Radio...

Tensions on Afghanistan flare up

SHAFAQNA - An Afghan member of parliament was killed by a bomb planted near his residence in the capital Kabul,...

The Afghan conundrum: Can NATO meet the challenge of...

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has said that Afghanistan’s security is still a challenge for NATO because fighting and...

Students Visit Tokyo Mosque to Get Unbiased Glimpse of...

SHAFAQNA- A recent wave of terror has fueled anti-Muslim hostility worldwide, fostering a negative image of Islam — a faith...

Ramadan Quran Festival to Be Held in Qatif

SHAFAQNA- The 4th edition of a Quran festival in the holy month of Ramadan will be organized in Qatif Province...

Hindus convicted for massacring Muslims on Modi’s watch

SHAFAQNA -An Indian court has convicted 24 men over a massacre of Muslims in Gujarat, one of a series...

Bahrainis Condemn Extension of Sheikh Ali Salman’s Jail Sentence

SAFAQNA- Bahrainis held hundreds-strong protests throughout Manama, venting rage at a Supreme Court of Appeal ruling that has more than...

3,000 Rohingya Muslims have nowhere to go

SHAFAQNA - Dil Mohammed, 71, is not sure if he wants to go back to Myanmar and neither does he...

Conference about Imam Mehdi (AS) Held in Jammu and...

SHAFAQNA- A daylong conference about Imam Mehdi (AS) was held at Iqbal Khomeini Hall at Mohalla Syed Afzal in Alamgari...

Australian PM congratulates Muslims on advent of Ramadan

SHAFAQNA - Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Turnbull has congratulated Australian Muslims on the occasion of the advent of the...

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