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Why should you eat Halal even if you are not a Muslim?

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SHAFAQNA - The Seattle Globalist | By: Muaadh Nalir : Being a student for a summer exchange program at Seattle, I couldn’t complain about anything except for one thing, FOOD! I, being a Muslim, found it difficult in finding halal meat (raw…

Why is Halal Food so Important in Malaysia?

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SHAFAQNA - Asian Inspirations: A large majority of the population in Malaysia comprises of Malay Muslims and it is of utmost importance for them to consume meat that is lawful or permissible. Halal food is consumed by the Muslims as a fundamental…

The Verdict about Intoxicants in Islam

SHAFAQNA- Introduction They ask you about intoxicants and games of chance. Say: In both of them there is a great sin and means of profit for men, and their sin is greater than their profit. And they ask you as to what they should spend. Say:…

ISIS Attack against Askari Holy Shrine Fails to Cause Serious Damage

SHAFAQNA- ISIS Takfiri terrorist group carried out a rocket attack against al-Askari holy shrine in the city of Samarra, Iraq’s Salahuddin province. The attack on Saturday failed to cause any serious damage, Mahmoud Khalaf, governor…

Is it permissible for men to wear white or yellow gold?

SHAFAQNA- Question: Is it permissible for men to wear white or yellow gold? Ayatollah Sistani: It is not permissible .