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US Muslims prepare for weekend of anti-Islam protests

SHAFAQNA - Muslim leaders and anti-bigotry activists are girding for a weekend of protests — some billed as “open-carry events” — by groups...

Britain and job discrimination – How Muslims should get...

SHAFAQNA - A Think-tank has called for CVs to be anonymised to prevent businesses from discriminating against people with ethnic...

Meet Mozzified, A Site For Ramadan Recipes and so...

SHAFAQNA - A Muslim pop culture website: The idea seemed so obvious, Zainab Khan waited years for someone else to...

American Muslims want to change the political narrative –...

SHAFAQNA - From the in-school arrest of 14-year old Ahmed Mohamed to Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Ben Carson stoking...

Canada wants to ban the Islamic veil – narrative...

SHAFAQNA - As Stephen Harper hardens his anti-niqab (face veil) position on the campaign trail, three Canadian women who...

Clash of Mideast Titans: Certain geopolitical shift in uncertain...

SHAFAQNA - In between Russia's military intervention in Syria and Iran's challenging of Saudi Arabia's hegemonic power in the Middle...

Believing in true heroes

Courtesy of The Islamic Centre of England for SHAFAQNA - There is a lot that can be said of a society...

Raif Badawi wins free speech prize while in jail

SHAFAQNA - Saudi blogger Raif Badawi, who has been sentenced to 1,000 lashes and 10 years in prison for insulting...

IFFA to screen ‘Cloudy Goats’

SHAFAQNA - The Iranian short animation Cloudy Goats, directed by Hamid Karimian, will be screened at the non-competition section of...

Sami Ali El Goga – The Story of a...

SHAFAQNA - ISM Gaza met the fisherman Sami Ali El Goga, 36, who lost his hand and part of his...

Geneva: Afghan teacher wins 2015 Nansen Refugee Award

SHAFAQNA - Aqeela Asifi, an Afghan refugee teacher, has won the UN Refugee Agency's 2015 Nansen Refugee Award. The agency gives...

Why should I have a need for God? OpEd

SHAFAQNA - In a world where secularism has taken the place of God, it is no wonder why people have...

Iran intellectuals and media industry petition the UN over...

SHAFAQNA - In the Name of Allah Excellency, We trust you have learned that during annual Hajj rituals this year in Saudi...

Lady Khadija, the Esteemed Wife of the Prophet

SHAFAQNA-  Lady Khadija al-Kubra (as) is the daughter of Khuwaylid, belonging to the clan of Banu Hashim of the...

Muslims Appeal to Parents After NSW Shooting – Australia

SHAFAQNA - Denouncing the fatal shooting of a New South Wales police employee, Australian Muslim leaders have appealed to parents...

Islam under siege in Malaysia?

SHAFAQNA - The trigger was a leaked letter which revealed the Penang State Fatwa Committee’s proposal to follow up and...

Statistics Show White Supremacy is a Biggest Threat to...

SHAFAQNA - Despite what Donald Trump and many other politicians have told their audience, the major threat to America isn’t...

Chicago Mosques Welcome Non-Muslim Visitors

SHAFAQNA - A leading Chicago Muslim organization has announced plans for hosting open day next Sunday in several mosques around...

World Muslims demand probe into Hajj stampede

SHAFAQNA - Local Muslim scholars have demanded formation of an international probe team on the cause of last week Hajj...

EU Commission says: “Muslims are no threat to Europe”

SHAFAQNA - The EU Commission warned on Thursday (1 October) that the “age-old monster” of anti-Semitism and Islamophobia are on...

An ethical discourse on the occasion of Eid al-Ghadir

SHAFAQNA - We are today celebrating the commemoration of the glorious event of Eid al-Ghadir. May Allah (SwT) make this...

Lebanese Sunni scholar calls for inquest over the Mina...

SHAFAQNA - A Lebanese Sunni scholar pointed out the inadequacy of the House of Saud in managing the Hajj pilgrimage...

‘Muhammad (PBUH)’ – the movie screened for foreign media...

SHAFAQNA - The private screening was held on Wednesday morning by the Foreign Media Department of Iranian Ministry of Culture...

Saudi Arabia Hajj Tourism Crisis: After Deadly Stampede, Will...

SHAFAQNA - As the home of the two most holy sites in Islam, Saudi Arabia is charged with not only taking care...

The Hounding of Muslims Must Stop – OpEd

SHAFAQNA - In September, 14-year-old Texas high school student Ahmed Mohamed brought a homemade digital clock to school, hoping to...

This Is Why Muslims Hold Muhammad in Such High...

SHAFAQNA - What the world owes to Islam and its Prophet The principles, values and freedoms of which we can be...

Senior Muslim cleric deplores Mina tragedy, calls for oversight

SHAFAQNA - Ayatollah Mohsen Araki, the head of Tqrib Global Association condemned the Saudis neglects in Mina event and asked...

WikiLeaks cables implicate UK & Saudi Arabia in secret...

SHAFAQNA - Two years after the controversial appointment of Saudi Arabia, one of the world’s leading human rights offenders, to...

Time to boycott Saudi Arabia – OpEd

SHAFAQNA - The horrific, bloody stampede that killed more than 700 in Saudi Arabia and injured some 900 more...

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