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"Super EID" held at U.S. Bank Stadium

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SHAFAQNA- Muslims in Minneapolis gathered at U.S. Bank Stadium on last Tuesday for prayer and festivities the Eid al-Adha and no animal sacrifices took place at the event as a pinch of fake news report. The holiday of of Eid al-Adha honors…

Australian Muslims prayed for rain for their farmers

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SHAFAQNA- To help drought-affected Australian farmers, tens of thousands of Muslims across Australia  prayed altogether for rain . Sixteen mosques dedicated their celebrations during the holy celebration of Eid al-Adha — one of Islam's…

How different countries celebrate Eid al-Adha?

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SHAFAQNA - Eid al-Adha, also known as "Feast of Sacrifice" or "Big Eid", is an Islamic religious festival to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim to follow God's command to sacrifice his son. Muslims around the world observe this event. This…

Eid Al Adha likely to begin on August 21st in Saudi Arabia

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SHAFAQNA - Eid Al Adha, The second biggest eid of Muslims, would likely to begin on August 21st in Saudi Arabia for this year 2018. Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court on Thursday called for sighting the crescent of Dhul Hijja on Saturday evening.…

Feeding the poor in Yemen and Gaza - The New Revolutionary Frontier

SHAFAQNA - As the world community is waking up to the extent of both Yemen and Gaza’s humanitarian crises - which crises very much bear the mark of asymmetrical warfare since their architectures have served both political and geopolitical…

Islamic unity in the face of much insecurity - Ayatollah Khamenei calls for both righteousness and compassion

SHAFAQNA - As millions of pilgrims complete the last rites of the Hajj pilgrimage - united and equal in the worship of the divine, together brothers in faith and equal in their humanity one cannot help but gaze upon the chaos that ravages still…

Houston Mosques Open Doors to Harvey Victims on Eid al-Adha

SHAFAQNA - The gymnasium at the Champions Islamic Center in Houston is covered with mats and blankets, donated clothes and boxes of food lining its walls. On the eve of the Eid al-Adha festival, one of Islam’s holiest days, it became…

Millions of Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha 2017

SHAFAQNA - As two million Muslims wrap up the Hajj pilgrimage, many remember those suffering in conflicts around the world. Millions of Muslims around the world are celebrating the Eid al-Adha holiday as some two million pilgrims carry out…

Eid al-Adha: The Sacrifice of Ismail (a.s)

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SHAFAQNA- The story of the sacrifice:  The Sixth holy Imam, Imam Ja‘far as-Sadiq is reported through correct or rather authentic traditions that he said: Archangel Gabriel came to Ibrahim on the 8th of Dhu’l-hijjah at the time of zawaal…

Philadelphia schools add Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha holidays to its calendar

SHAFAQNA- The Philadelphia School District will add two Muslim holidays to its calendar, placing it among the first in the nation to do so. In what would be an even rarer step, Mayor Kenney said Tuesday he also hopes to adopt the holidays…

Muslims, Christians give 'Message of Hope' during Sallah Festival in Zaria, Nigeria / Pics

SHAFAQNA - The Resource Forum of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria orgainsed 2015 Sallah Feast (Great Eid or al-Adha celebration) on Sunday the 4th of October 2015. The Leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria Sheik Ibraheem Zakzaky met with…

Eid Al-Adha Unites Malawi Faiths

SHAFAQNA - A cross section of the Christian community in Malawi has commended Muslims for sharing `Eid Al–Adha celebrations with non-Muslims, a gesture which united people of diverse religions in the Southern African nation. “Honestly,…