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Religious tourism establishment to introduce Shiism in Germany

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SHAFAQNA- The international group of MC Group in Germany is considering launching of the religious tourism to introduce Shiite culture. Iranian Counselor in Germany, Seyyed Ali Mojani visited Harald Zulauf, head of the MC Group advertising…

GERMANY: COLOGNE HOST "THE FUTURE OF MUSLIMS IN EUROPE"

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SHAFAQNA- The Turkish religious authority Diyanet has organized a three-day conference entitled "The Future of Muslims in Europe" in Cologne. Representatives of Islamic religious communities from Germany and Europe, academics, activists and…

Photos: Events to mark the martyrdom of Lady Fatima Al-Zahra (S.A) in Cologne

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SHAFAQNA- The Shia community of Cologne, Germany held a series of events to mark the martyrdom of Lady Fatima Al-Zahra (PBUH). The Mawkib of Abbess Al-Shakeri conducted a ceremony, ”the raid on Imam Ali’s house” play and the Fatima Al-Zahra’s…

500 Muslims celebrate Christmas with Christians in Kaduna

SHAFAQNA- The Muslim faithful, including youths, imams, women, NGOs and traditional title holders, were drawn from various states in the North and neighbouring countries. Their coming together was aimed at strengthening peace, unity and religious…

Germany mulls introducing 'mosque tax' for Muslims

SHAFAQNA- Lawmakers from Germany's grand coalition government said on Wednesday that they were considering introducing a "mosque tax" for German Muslims, similar to the church taxes that German Christians pay. Thorsten Frei, a member of Chancellor…

Attacks on Muslims and mosques dropped in Germany

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SHAFAQNA- According to media reports, the number of attacks on Muslims and mosques has fallen significantly in Germany in first 9 months of 2018 in comparsion to last year. The German authorities had recorded a total of 578 anti-Muslim hate…

A municipal "Islamic consulting center" sets up for the new year in Bayern, Germany

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SHAFAQNA- Eugen-Biser foundation is organizing a municipal "Islamic consulting center in Bayern" for the new year. This Foundation is organized for German people to live in peaceful coexistence and have a democratic community.  For this purpose,…

German Parliament debates Imam Education and Mosque Financing

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SHAFAQNA- The Bundestag debated last Thursday about two applications from the Greens and Alternative for Germany (AfD) parties on the topic of Imam Education and Mosque Financing. The Bundestag advised on late Thursday evening about the training…

Berlin: Authorities are unresponsive to Mosque attacks

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SHAFAQNA- At least 14 cases of mosque attacks have been registered in Berlin since 2016. It was mostly about right-wing and Islamophobic acts of unknown perpetrators, as the Senate administration stated after a request by Greens MPs in a response…

German Islam Conference reconvenes search for German Islam

SHAFAQNA- This year's German Islam Conference (DIK) will be held on Wednesday and Thursday in Berlin. It has been over a year and a half since the last DIK. For this latest iteration, German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer, of Bavaria's Christian…

EU parliament calls for seek checks on arms sales fuelling Yemen conflict

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SHAFAQNA-The European Parliament said that governments should apply tougher checks on arms exports to Saudi Arabia and other countries involved in the kingdom’s coalition in Yemen, Meanwhile the EU is the second largest arms exporter after…

Will EU adhere to its "Common Position" for selling arms to Saudi Arabia?

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SHAFAQNA- Public opinion across the EU takes a decisive hard line against arming human rights-abusing regimes, yet weapons manufactured in Europe continue to be used in conflict and atrocities by Saudi Arabia and others. Now, the European…
AL-BAQI’ RECONSTRUCTION IN VIEW OF AN AMERICAN RESEARCHER

Al-Baqi' reconstruction in view of an American researcher

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SHAFAQNA- Zoheir Hossein, the Afghan-American researcher, commented on Al-Baqi's restoration in the last panel of the second Shiite study at the University of Cologne, Germany, by providing a report on the architectural and building features…

German orientalist: Hussain showed cruelty and oppression are not sustainable

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SHAFAQNA- Marbin, German orientalist has a quote about Imam Hussain (a.s.) which says: “This great soldier of Islamic world showed the people of the world that cruelty and oppression are not sustainable, and no matter how strong the base…

Germany's Intellectual Week of Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: A speech delivered by the representative of al-Abbas Holy Shrine in Europe , Sayed Ahmad al-Radhi al-Hussainiin, in the opening of the First Intellectual Week of Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas in Germany, saying: "On behalf…

Photos: Europe’s largest mosque in Cologne, Germany

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SHAFAQNA- Europe’s largest mosque opened in Cologne, Germany by Turkish President last week.       Read more from Shafaqna: Erdogan opened Germany's largest mosque in Cologne Photos:…

Developing countries host 85prc of the world's refugees +Video

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SHAFAQNA- 85 percent of the world's refugees live in developing countries. A new deal for refugees means a new deal for host countries. The world's poorest countries continue to shoulder the burden of the global refugee crisis, according…

Erdogan opened Germany's largest mosque in Cologne

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SHAFAQNA- Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan opened one of Europe’s largest mosques in Cologne during his controversial visit to Germany. As Erdogan opens the Cologne Central Mosque, Some 10,000 Erdogan critics take to the streets in Cologne…

Germany to Host ‘Abu-al-Fadhl Abbas (AS)’ Cultural Week

SHAFAQNA- According to Kafeel website, the program will be organized on the occasion of the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Sajjad (AS), the fourth infallible Imam, in the cities of Berlin, Frankfurt and Gottingen. Seyyed Ahmad Radhi Husseini,…

The 33rd cycling tour of Azerbaijan

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SHAFAQNA- On Sunday, The first stage of the 33rd Azarbaijan international semi-amateur tour kicked off with the presence of 13 foreign and domestic teams from Tabriz. The tournament’s 151-kilometers-first-stage takes place from Tabriz…

Infographics: 10 Key dates of The First World War

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SHAFAQNA: World War I, also called First World War or Great War, an international conflict that in 1914–18 embroiled most of the nations of Europe along with Russia, the United States, the Middle East, and other regions. The war pitted…

JCPOA and the future of international relations

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SHAFAQNA- Donald Trump unilaterally withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal in May. The US withdrawal from the nuclear deal struck between Iran and main powers is “doomed” to significantly have an effect on peace and safety within the Center…

Mosque in Northwestern Germany Vandalized

SHAFAQNA- The attack on Selimiye Mosque took place early Monday morning in the city of Nordenham. Delmenhorst police, who opened an investigation into the incident, said the attackers used black paint to write racial slurs on the windows…

British Government do not support a ban on wearing the veil in public

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SHAFAQNA- Boris Johnson has sparked anger by claiming that women wearing burkas look like letter boxes and bank robbers. His comments have been furiously condemned by Muslim leaders and Labour, with MP David Lammy branding him a ‘pound-shop…

E3 agree to establish non-dollar trade with Iran: Russia’s Lavrov

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SHAFAQNA - ISNA : Major European countries party to nuclear negotiations with Iran – France, Germany, and the UK – have agreed to maintain trade with Tehran independent from the US dollar, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said. European…

Germany to expand consultations with Muslim Community

SHAFAQNA-The newly enlarged German Interior Ministry plans to expand its consultations with the Muslim Community as part of the Annual Islamic Conference format. “We have to be much stronger than before in placing at the centre of our Islamic…

NATO summit comes ahead of Trump’s direct meeting with Putin

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SHAFAQN — President Trump ripped into NATO allies on Wednesday, slamming Germany for its dependence on Russian energy and demanding that nations double their military spending commitments. Ultimately however, the group resolved differences…

Indonesian researchers to study Muslim life in Germany

SHAFAQNA- Fourteen Indonesians consisting of academics, researchers and journalists left for Germany on Saturday to study Muslim life in Germany in a two-week program sponsored by Goethe Institut, a German state-sponsored cultural institution. The…