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Top French banks, insurer financing Israeli settlements: NGO

SHAFAQNA - Several human rights organizations have exposed the complicity of four major French banks and an insurance company in financing...

UK Students ‘Disciplined’ Over Support For Boycott On Israeli...

SHAFAQNA - The University of Manchester has come under sharp criticism for its decision to discipline two students for their...

Indonesian Muslims in Netherlands to build mosque

SHAFAQNA - The Indonesian Muslim community in the European Muslim Youth Union (PPME) of Al-Ikhlas, Amsterdam, has bought a...

The Latest Heist: US Quietly Snatches the Ukraine’s Gold...

SHAFAQNA - As the dust settles in Kiev, another money trail has been revealed… According to reports out of Kiev (see...

British woman fighting against ISIS in Syria says MI5...

SHAFAQNA - The first British female fighter to join the battle against Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) in Syria says...

London attacker visited Saudi Arabia three times, Saudi embassy...

SHAFAQNA -The Saudi embassy in the United Kingdom has confirmed that London attack suspect Khalid Masood visited the kingdom...

Forest Hill stabbing: Attacker shouted ‘I want to kill...

SHAFAQNA - A knifeman reportedly stabbed a passenger on a train at Forest Hill station before chasing people outside shouting...

The UK has made 10 times more in profit...

SHAFAQNA - Two years ago, Yemen embarked on a civil war that has consumed the country between warring factions. The...

Right-Wing Groups Attempt To Bomb EU Targets As Greek...

SHAFAQNA - Last week, major financial institutions in Europe were put on notice when letter bombs were sent to the...

Fire damages 15th century Ottoman-era mosque in northern Greece

SHAFAQNA - The overnight blaze burned through the wooden roof of the Celebi Sultan Mehmed Mosque, also known as Bayezid...

Defeat of Wilders is welcome news for Arabs and...

SHAFAQNA - Dutch centre-right prime minister Mark Rutte scored a resounding victory over anti-Islam and anti-European Union candidate Geert Wilders...

Netanyahu seeks end to Russia airstrikes in Syria to...

SHAFAQNA - The secretary general of Lebanon’s Hezbollah resistance movement, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, says Israel seeks an end to Russia's military...

Anti-Islam Dutch Politician Falls Short in Election

SHAFAQNA- The far-right politician Geert Wilders fell short of expectations in Dutch elections on Wednesday. The results were immediately cheered by...

The Dutch Elections: Last Chance for the Netherlands?

SHAFAQNA - Voters have an opportunity to reverse a disastrous immigration policy. Where would we be without the Netherlands?...

Switzerland calls on Bahraini regime to fully cooperate with...

SHAFAQNA - Human Rights Council, Switzerland urged Bahraini government to fully cooperate with the council. In a statement at the...

Employers Can Ban Wearing Islamic Headscarves in Europe

SHAFAQNA - The European Union's top court has ruled that employers are entitled to ban staff from wearing visible religious symbols; a...

Netherlands Considers a New Relationship to Muslims With Coming...

SHAFAQNA - Like many Muslims, Ahmed Aboutaleb has been disturbed by the angry tenor of the Dutch election campaign....

Russia: Panel discussion addresses misconceptions of Muslims

SHAFAQNA - The misconception that Islam oppresses women was among the ideas that dominated a panel discussion hosted by Palouse...

Swiss parliament rejects bill proposing country-wide burqa ban

SHAFAQNA - Swiss parliament’s upper house rejected a bill which called upon the country to outlaw the Muslim face...

Israel apartheid week 2017 launched in France, Ireland

SHAFAQNA -  Running from March 6 to March 18, Apartheid Week events will take place at universities in large...

Wilders Says Quran Should Be Forbidden in Netherlands

SHAFAQNA- As campaigning starts to reach a climax in the Netherlands ahead of elections on March the 15th, the far-right...

Participants were given a questionnaire which assessed how socially...

SHAFAQNA - In an interview with several European newspapers, outgoing French President Francois Hollande said that his “ultimate duty” before...

Switzerland Islamic Center Holds Online Islamic Course

SHAFAQNA- A three-month online course on Islamic sciences has been held by Ahlebeyt (AS) Islamic Cultural Center of Switzerland. According to...

Austria moves to strip rejected asylum seekers of food...

SHAFAQNA - The Austrian government is increasing pressure on rejected asylum-seekers, introducing a draft law that would allow authorities to...

Danish Man Who Burned the Quran Charged with Blasphemy

SHAFAQNA- Danish prosecutors said Wednesday they have opened a rare blasphemy case against a man who videotaped himself burning a...

Female Officers Allowed to Wear Hijab in Turkey

SHAFAQNA- Turkey has for the first time allowed female members of the armed forces to wear headscarves while on duty...

Slovak Woman Faces Jail Time for Desecrating the Quran

SHAFAQNA- A Slovakian woman who defiled a copy of the Quran may be sentenced to six years in prison. According to...

Plans for 1st State-Funded Islamic Primary School in Scotland

SHAFAQNA- New plans have been revealed for Scotland's first state-funded Islamic primary school. Shaykh Zoheeb Iqbal, founder of Al Falah Academy...

London Mayor Calls Trump’s Muslim Ban ‘Shameful’

SAFAQNA- London Mayor Sadiq Khan called for US President Donald Trump’s state visit to be scrapped over a travel ban...

German defense chief hits Trump attitudes on torture, Russia...

SHAFAQNA - Germany’s defense chief on Friday hit President Trump’s dismissive attitude toward Washington’s European allies, giving a frosty reception...

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