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US official plays Muslim bias to a new extreme

SHAFAQNA - An Oklahoma lawmaker who once likened Islam to cancer required Muslims to answer several written questions — including,...

The Muslim ‘Internment Notice’ that created a scandal

SHAFAQNA - A Japanese-American student at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) has claimed responsibility for controversial posters posted...

Muslim youth to hold 100 Quran exhibitions across Canada

SHAFAQNA - The Muslim Youth Association is going to hold 100 Holy Quran Exhibitions across Canada as part of the...

Shia Islam: The Awaited Imam

Shīʿa Islam: History and Doctrines / Ayatullāh Jaʿfar Subḥānī The Awaited Imam All Muslims believe in the prophecy that a reformer...

Vogue Celebrates Muslims In Special Feature On American Women

SHAFAQNA - Vogue is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year with a dazzling feature on the diverse lives and...
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ROOTS OF CONFLICT – March 18th Conference in Seattle

SHAFAQNA - Roots of Conflict - a new NGO based in Seattle, Washington will host its second annual conference...

The children of Fatima al-Zahra

SHAFAQNA - Before I begin I will ask readers to remember that my words are mine and mine alone...

Shia Islam: Succession to the Prophet / 12

Shafaqna – Shīʿa Islam: History and Doctrines / Ayatullāh Jaʿfar Subḥānī Chapter 12: Succession to the Prophet With the exclusion of...

On the martyrdom of Lady Fatimah al-Zahra

SHAFAQNA – If Islam's many communities have often sat at odds with each other over those difference they feel...

Alkhalifa & AlSaud pacify HRC, Citizens rights quashed

SHAFAQNA - The current 34th session of the Human Rights Council (HRC) started this week in Geneva with gloomy prospect...

Egypt’s Muslims Stand With Persecuted Christians, Condemn ISIS Attacks

SHAFAQNA - Islamic authorities in Egypt have condemned the jihadist violence that has seen Coptic Christians flee the terror of ISIS...

Usurpation of Fadak

SHAFAQNA- It is quoted in the book al-Ihtijaj of Shaykh al-Tabarsi from ʿAbdullah b. Hasan who relates from his fore-fathers...

The Noble Lineage of Sayyida Fatimah AL Zahra

SHAFAQNA - There is no lineage in the earth higher than the lineage of Fatimah, the principal of the women...

‘I want to wash my children’s hair and clothes,...

SHAFAQNA - Imam Ali (A.S.) was surprised to find that his dear wife had left her bed and had started...

Al-Wefaq warns al-Khalifa on Sheikh Isa Qassim case

SHAFAQNA - Regime in Manama has reportedly tried the sheikh in court in an alleged khoms (religious tax received by...

Priest: “We need to praise what is good, true...

SHAFAQNA - According to Father Thomas Michel, who worked under Pope John Paul II as head of the Vatican Office...

A Tale Of Two Canadas – With Muslims In...

SHAFAQNA - In one of the worst terrorist attacks in Canadian history, six men -- fathers -- were gunned down...

Tariq Ramadan: ‘Muslims need to reform their minds’

SHAFAQNA - The academic believes Islam and the west shouldn’t be at odds, but was banned from the US and...

Bomb blasts threaten Syria peace talks

SHAFAQNA  - Could the current Syrian peace talks in Geneva break down just days after reconvening? Bomb blasts over the...

Hazrat Zahra (SA) in the Surah of al-Insan

SHAFAQNA- Hazrat Zahra (SA) in the Surah of al-Insan Allah the Exalted has said: "Verily the Good shall drink of a Cup...

Six Kids Detained in Bahrain

SHAFAQNA- A Bahraini human rights body said the ruling Al Khalifa regime has arrested 17 citizens, including 6 children, in...

A Quiet Funeral

SHAFAQNA- In the darkness of the jet-black night, when eyes were asleep and voices were silent, a Heavenly procession left...

Mahershala Ali Becomes First Muslim Actor to Win an...

SHAFAQNA- Mahershala Ali won the Academy Award for best supporting actor for his portrayal of a drug dealer in Moonlight...

Who are the Sufis and why does ISIS see...

SHAFAQNA - On Feb. 16, 2017, a bomb ripped through a crowd assembled at the tomb of a Sufi...

On the difficulty of being Muslim in Trump’s administration

SHAFAQNA - A Muslim White House staff member resigned from her job eight days into the Trump administration, because the...

Lebanon: An Oasis within Conflict

SHAFAQNA - Israel's defeat at the hands of Hezbollah in Southern Lebanon was arguably one of the key events...

6th International Conference in support of the Palestinian Intifada

SHAFAQNA - “The sorrowful story of Palestine and the excruciating sadness felt because of the oppression against this patient, enduring...
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The Debate – Plight of Palestinians Shafaqna’s Director speaks...

SHAFAQNA - The sixth international conference in support of the Palestinian intifada or uprising has been held in Iran’s capital...

As Muslims open mosques, non-Muslims come in droves to...

SHAFAQNA - Two meetings happened recently, the first in Kernersville, the second in Clemmons. In the first one, a...

Black Muslims Face Double Jeopardy, Anxiety In The Heartland

SHAFAQNA - Black parents across America have long instructed their children on navigating discrimination and avoiding its sometimes deadly consequences....

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