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World Cup 2018: Salah returns but Russia beat Egypt 3-1

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SHAFAQNA - Egypt lost on Tuesday to the Russians and so Arab teams in the World Cup are left with zero points from five games. Egypt lost to World Cup hosts Russia on Tuesday, minimising the The Pharaohs' chances of reaching the knockout…

The man behind "Punish a Muslim Day" letters appeared at Court

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SHAFAQNA - Two months ago Londoners reported receiving the letter which called for sickening acts of violence against Muslims. A man accused of 14 offences has appeared in court in connection with the investigation into the so-called Punish…

Muslim Council of Britain to set up alternative counter-terror scheme

SHAFAQNA - British Muslims are planning to set up their own programme to stop people becoming terrorists in a direct challenge to the government’s controversial Prevent scheme, the Guardian has learned. The plans are being masterminded…

Boycott of Israel Week launched in London; Israel get angry

SHAFAQNA - Activists from London Palestine Action put up these posters criticizing Israel’s apartheid policies against Palestinians all over London’s underground train network early Sunday morning. Events of “Boycott of Israel Week” …

PM Cameron and the institutionalization of covert Islamophobia

SHAFAQNA - This January 18, the Daily Mail in the UK published a rather disturbing news report where it essentially presented British PM David Cameron's next "Muslim" policy - this time tackling the threat of radicalization through people's…

New Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies set to open in January

SHAFAQNA - After 13 years of wait, a stunning new Oxford Center for Islamic Studies is expected to open early next year, with state-of-art features donated by Muslim countries worldwide. Thirteen years after work started, a £100 million…

Harris J Mixes Pop Music, Islam

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SHAFAQNA - A typical British young man as he might appear, Harris J has succeeded in mixing pop music he performs with his Islamic faith, showing a winning mix which attracted thousands of Muslim fans across the world. "I just wanted to…

UK has an Islamophobia problem warn Muslim leaders

SHAFAQNA - The Muslim Council of Britain expresses concern at figures showing anti-Muslim attacks in London increased by 70% in year up to July. The Muslim Council of Britain has warned of increasing levels of Islamophobia in the UK after…