Posts

EDITORIAL - BIRMINGHAM KNIFE CANNOT SERVE AS AN EXCUSE FOR FURTHER VIOLENCE

SHAFAQNA - Shafaqna would like to offer their thoughts and prayers to the family of of Birmingham’s knife attack this September 30, 2017. A young man battles today for his life on account a misguided few saw violence as a catalyst for…

SHAFAQNA "Any attack against the innocent is an act of Terror"

SHAFAQNA - Following the attack late on Sunday of Muslims mosque-goers as they returned to their homes after evening prayer near Finsbury Park, Shafaqna would like to extend its most  heartfelt condolences and prayers to the families of the…

SHAFAQNA: "Terror seeks to destroy our right to humanity"

SHAFAQNA - The latest in a series of bloody attacks across the Greater Middle East and Europe, the holy city of Karbala in Iraq was targeted this Friday. A report published by ABNA reported earlier today: "At least 21 people were killed and…

Ramadan is not just about fasting … it has a long-lasting impact

SHAFAQNA - Now that the holy month of Ramadan is here most Muslim households, whether here or there, will see their homes … and lives infuse with excitement, anticipation and a great deal of visitors. If Ramadan is a month of fasting and…

Shia Islam, the true force against ISIS - EDITORIAL

SHAFAQNA - Shafaqna’s editorial team would like to begin by condemning Manchester attack in the strongest terms possible. Any acts of violence against the innocent stands a betrayal of humanity in general - and Islam in particular. In…

Denouncing Terror - Islam promotes the good and forbids the bad EDITORIAL

SHAFAQNA - “O you who have believed, be persistently standing firm in justice, witnesses for Allah, even if it be against yourselves or parents and relatives. Whether one is rich or poor, Allah is more worthy of both. So follow not [personal]…

Shafaqna condemns Bahrain's assault in Diraz

SHAFAQNA - In the light of recent development in Bahrain and al-Khalifa regime's despicable attack on innocent and unarmed civilians, Shafaqna editorial team would like to offer its most sincere condolences to all those men and women, who, for…

Iran’s Democracy: Hassan Rouhani is elected for a second term

SHAFAQNA - It’s official, incumbent President Hassan Rouhani has won the elections for a second time, and according to official data by a rather comfortable margin. With 57 percent of the vote Mr Rouhani proved that his particular brand of…

Syria is being bled dry under Western mandate - EDITORIAL

SHAFAQNA - On April 15, a bomber blew up an explosive-laden car near the convoy, killing nearly 40 people, mostly children. the target? Shia Muslims from the villages of Fua and Kefraya near Aleppo. Allow me to rephrase that: a few days…

SHAFAQNA denounces attack on Egyptian Coptic community

SHAFAQNA - Our entire editorial denounces in the strongest terms possible the despicable and cowardly attack Wahhabi-inspired militants carried out in Egypt against the members of the Coptic community. Wahhabi-inspired Daesh militants claimed…

EDITORIAL: Quebec Mosque attack - Violence and hate can never be the answer

SHAFAQNA – Shafaqna would like to extend its most sincere condolences to the family of the victims of Quebec Mosque’s attack this Monday January 30th, 2017. We absolutely and categorically reject any form of violence or aggression against…

EDITORIAL: Justice for Yemen should not turn in a game of politicking

SHAFAQNA - I have seen a great deal of messages on social media which have argued war crimes to justify a genocide … those people feel somewhat entitled to sell the blood of the innocent to score a few political points and rationalise treason. I…

Daesh targets imams in Iraq - Beheading in Mosul EDITORIAL

SHAFAQNA - News reports coming out of Iraq this Friday have confirmed that Daesh militants executed an imam in Mosul, after he opposed the ideology of Takfir fronted by the terror, and called for all able men and women to resist such movement…

Enough already! There is no such thing as an Islamic crusade against Israel, Jews or Christians

SHAFAQNA - While I might be preaching to the proverbial choir here I believe there are still a few stagnant misconceptions regarding Islam which needs clearing when it comes to the infamous Israeli-Palestinian conflict. To begin with Israel’s…

If you are not brothers in religious, stand at least united in your humanity – Editorial

SHAFAQNA - Scholars, experts and intellectuals have spent many long hours debating faith, and religion, arguing over semantics and truths in an attempt to establish which school of thoughts and which Scriptures could claim higher ground ……

The Islamic Centre of England - Editorial

SHAFAQNA - Shafaqna has now partnered with The Islamic Center of England to bring you, our readers, additional content and news coverage. Like us, the Islamic Centre of England believes in cooperation and collaboration based on mutual trust…