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At least 17 killed in southern Baghdad truck bombing

SHAFAQNA - At least 17 people have been killed and some 60 more injured after an explosive-laden truck exploded at a security...

An Open Letter to Muslim Communities Following Westminster Attack

SHAFAQNA - These attacks should be stopped, and ending them requires us to take part. First of all, as fellow human...

Is Free Speech Good for Muslims?

SHAFAQNA - I recently watched a curious debate that took place in 2015 at the Free Press Society of Denmark. On one...

‘Barbie Hijabs Designed by US Moms to Promote Inclusive...

SHAFAQNA - Three Pittsburg moms are taking on Islamophobia with “Barbie-compatible” headscarves in an effort to teach children to be...

Top Israelis Have Warned of Apartheid so Why The...

SHAFAQNA - In his memoir, the Israeli journalist Hirsh Goodman described how he returned home from the Six Day War...

Norwegian Ex-Ambassador Clamors Against Saudi-Sponsored Spread of Extreme Islam

SHAFAQNA - Amid the mounting terrorism threat in Europe and the worldwide rise of Islamist extremism, the Norwegian ex-ambassador to...

War Correspondents Describe Recent U.S. Airstrikes In Iraq, Syria...

SHAFAQNA - Sentiment in Washington may not reflect that the U.S. is at war, but two war correspondents described the...

Rising with Standing Rock: A Muslim’s Perspective on the...

SHAFAQNA - The terrible events that occurred in the immediate vicinity of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation to the united...

Report: Hundreds of 9/11 victims suing Saudi Arabia

SHAFAQNA - Hundreds of Americans affected by the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks filed a lawsuit against Saudi Arabia...

NATO’s War Of Resources Is Causing A Humanitarian Crisis...

SHAFAQNA - In late February 2017, Norway hosted an international humanitarian conference on Nigeria and the Lake Chad region in...

Why Hollywood is to blame for Islamophobia in America...

SHAFAQNA - “Hollywood was a place that we were allowed to watch, but not allowed to be a part of....

The Fatwa you Didn’t Hear about that Should be...

SHAFAQNA - Unfortunately, positive Muslim stories don’t happen to make the news, neither do positive fatwas by leading Muslim scholars...

Coffeeshop meeting fosters discourse about Islam, builds friendships with...

SHAFAQNA - A woman wearing a hijab, a traditional head covering worn by some Muslim women, in the Texas...

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...

Trump’s America Goes to War to Salvage the Empire

SHAFAQNA - World beware Trump’s America is on the prowl and it means business … For all his former promises...

Iran’s ‘Exemplary’ Refugee Resettlement Efforts Praised by UN

SHAFAQNA - Iran, one of the states targeted by Donald Trump’s Muslim ban, is a country from which the US...

Is The Hijab Being Turned Into Everything It Stands...

SHAFAQNA - As a hijab wearing Muslim woman, it pleases me to see hijabis getting recognition. Companies have noticed Muslim...

NATO weapons to Al Qaeda near Damascus, seized by...

SHAFAQNA - NATO weapons (Made in the UK) in possession of terrorists from al-Qaeda group were found and seized...

Measuring discrimination in America against Christians and Muslims

SHAFAQNA - Let's take an informal, totally unscientific poll: Who do you believe faces more discrimination in America: white evangelicals or...

Supporting Sheikh Isa Qassim Religious Duty

SHAFAQNA - Bahraini clerics have called on all the people of the Persian Gulf Arab country to show their solidarity...

The challenges of being Muslim in America today –...

SHAFAQNA - I've been a Muslim-American for nearly fifty years, about the same age as Astroturf and Doritos. During that...

Russia sends 3.2 tonnes of humanitarian aid to Syrian...

SHAFAQNA - The Russian Center for Syrian reconciliation delivered 3.2 tonnes of humanitarian aid to the Syrian provinces of...

US Support For Saudi in Yemen Conflict “Unbreakable”

SHAFAQNA - The US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations (SCFA) on Thursday held its first hearing on the Yemen...

How Orientalism Pitted Hindus against Muslims in India?

SHAFAQNA - The most outstanding feature of Islam is its history; if you study Islamic history, you would come to...

Desperately Narcissistic – Saudi Arabia has a Bad Case...

SHAFAQNA - If the world of politics can be tedious, demanding, and more often than not insufferably frustrating, once...

Here We Go Again: Growing US Military Deployment to...

SHAFAQNA - On today's episode of Loud & Clear, Brian Becker is joined by Director, Shafaqna Institute of Middle...

French mayor faces €1,800 fine after insulting Muslim schoolchildren

SHAFAQNA - A far-right French mayor has appeared in court on charges of inciting hatred for his remarks last...

Among Brothers and Sisters of Different Faiths

SHAFAQNA - Hujjatul Islam Dr Mohammad Ali Shomali- the director of the Islamic Centre of England – together with...

Universities Observing Israel Apartheid Week

SHAFAQNA - Students and faculty held events including mock checkpoints and poetry readings to draw attention to the occupation of...

Where is the Revised Order Banning Muslims?

SHAFAQNA - Seven days after his inauguration, US President Donald Trump signed the now infamous executive order that would ban all...

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