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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.…

Pro-Muslim rally peaceful ahead of anti-Islam rally planned for Sunday

SHAFAQNA - A group of Calgarians gathered at city hall on Saturday ahead of a march against Islam planned for Sunday at the nearby Olympic Plaza. Organized by the Calgary Anti-Oppression Network, the Saturday afternoon event drew about 70…

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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…

Muslims fear 'awkward coincidence' of Eid festival falling on 9/11

SHAFAQNA - Muslim leaders in America have expressed concerns over the "awkward coincidence" that this year's festival of Eid could fall on September 11. There are fears the holiest day in the Islamic calendar, which sees Muslims enjoy feasts,…

Terrorists are not Muslims, says cleric in India

SHAFAQNA - On the occasion of Eid al Fitr, a message was sent loud and clear that Islam has nothing to do with terrorism. “Muslims are not terrorists and terrorists certainly are not Muslims,” said Sayed Tanvirpeeran Hashmi, a senior Islamic…

Muslims and Christians Celebrate Together in Bulgarian Town

SHAFAQNA - In the town of Belitsa, the local mayor has pioneered a joint celebration of Eid for all religious communities - but some Bulgarians fear that tough new laws against religious extremists are recreating divisions in society. Despite…

Incredible footage of Muslims praying for Eid in Birmingham

SHAFAQNA - Thousands of Muslims came together to celebrate the end of Ramadan in Birmingham yesterday. In aerial footage shot from a drone, people can be seen praying out in the open in a city park as they complete their Eid prayers, known…

Under Attack: A bloodstained Eid for the Muslim Ummah

SHAFAQNA - The Muslim world has been rocked by a series of terrorist attacks this holy month of Ramadan, even more so in the run up to Eid al-Fitr, a sacred time for over 1.6 billion Muslims around the world. Most tragic and destructive…

The Actual Meaning of Eid

SHAFAQNA-What is the actual meaning of Eid? At first, it may be proper to seek the meaning of Eid in the books of the elders. (1) Eid is the day of special attention of Allah (SWT) to His servants, recalling them to His presence and the day…

Eid to fall on Wednesday says Ayatollah Sistani

SHAFAQNA - The office of Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani confirmed today that Eid will fall on Wednesday, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan. Shafaqna would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a blessed and safe Eid. May you…

What is Eid al-Fitr?

SHAFAQNA - Eid al-Fitr is an important Muslim celebration that marks the breaking of the fast at the end of Ramadan. Family and friends gather to eat and pray together during the festival that lasts up to three days in many Muslim countries. Mubarak…

Hidayat TV Eid Dinner 2016

SHAFAQNA - Hidayat TV will host an Eid Dinner in Luton this july.

Dearborn Mosque Celebrates Eid Postage Stamp

SHAFAQNA- Officials are slated to gather Friday at the Islamic Center of America in Dearborn to mark the US Postal Service release of stamps commemorating Muslim holidays. A "First-Day-of-Issue” ceremony is planned for noon at the mosque…

Eid al-Mab'ath: The Greatest Ever Day

SHAFAQNA- What is the significance of Mab’ath that we religiously celebrate each year on Rajab 27? Is the day a mere commemoration of the descent of Archangel Gabriel on Mount Noor, Cave Hera with the first few verses of the Holy Qur’an,…

The Event or Eid al-Mubahalah

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SHAFAQNA - The Event or Eid al-Mubahalah In the Name of Allah, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful. O Allah! Send your blessings to the chief of Your Messengers and the Last of Your Prophets, Muhammad (S), and his pure and cleansed…

A new sense of social responsibility this Eid - report

SHAFAQNA - As the Muslim world continues to be rocked by a series of crises, its people faced with hardship and heartbreak over wars, rising Islamophobia and other by-products of mounting religious intolerance, `Eid Al-Adha has come to represent…