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Video: IN SEARCH OF A HOMELAND, A QUEST FOR AN IDENTITY

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SHAFAQNA- The Muslim Convention will be held November 17, 2018 in Manchester, UK. Date: 17th November 2018 Location: Hotel Mercure, Manchester Piccadilly, UK More info: http://themuslimcon.org/ twitter.com/themuslimcon instagram.com/themuslimcon facebook.com/themuslimcon

Two Birmingham mosques attacked with catapults during evening prayers

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SHAFAQNA - Both mosques were hit by heavy-duty catapult ball bearings which broke windows during evening prayers. Muslim groups in the UK have condemned catapult attacks on two mosques in the city of Birmingham, which smashed several windows…

Arbaeen 2017 Manchester Walk - 10th Day

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SHAFAQNA - The10thDay seeks your help towards our forthcoming Arbaeen Manchester Peace Walk on Saturday 28 October at 1PM. Today azadari is alive because of the respected ladies of Ahlulbayt (as) and your role is crucial to keep the message…

Muslim peace group raise £38,000 for Manchester Emergency Fund

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SHAFAQNA- A group which works to tackle Islamophobia has donated tens of thousands of pounds for the families affected by the Manchester Arena attack. Grassroots group Muslim Engagement and Development has handed over £38,000 to the Manchester…

Birmingham Hosts Largest Eid al-Fitr Celebration in Europe

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SHAFAQNA - Record numbers of Muslim worshippers from around the world came together at Small Heath Park for Eid-al-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan. Organizers estimate that as many as 106,000 people were at this year’s event. Families,…

Muslims in Manchester say they are reeling from a 'new kind of hatred' in the wake of the Arena attack

SHAFAQNA - Muslims in Manchester have told the MEN they are reeling from a ‘new kind of hatred’ on an unprecedented scale in the wake of the city’s terrorist attack. Incidents of Islamophobia rocketed in the wake of the Manchester…

Shia Muslims march in Manchester to denounce Terror

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SHAFAQNA - This Sunday (May 28, 2017) the Shia Muslim community of Manchester took to the streets to denounce the ideology of terror and call upon all people and all faith to come together against radicalism. Keen to position themselves against…

Hundreds of Muslim children and their families marched to the Manchester Arena

SHAFAQNA - Hundreds of Muslim children and families said prayers and laid flowers outside the Manchester Arena for those killed and injured in Monday’s attack. North Manchester Jamia Mosque in in Cheetham Hill organised the walk to show…

Muslim leaders in Manchester report rise in Islamophobic incidents

SHAFAQNA - Muslim leaders in Manchester have expressed concern about a number of Islamophobic incidents in the city, from verbal abuse to criminal damage to mosques. Senior members of the Muslim community say that they have received reports…

Mosque in UK suffer for retaliatory attack after Manchester

SHAFAQNA - On the wake of Manchester's attack this May a mosque in Manchester city - Oldham, was attacked in what is believed to be a retaliotary response. The Muslim community in Manchester is calling on residents in the city to be careful…

Shia Islam, the true force against ISIS - EDITORIAL

SHAFAQNA - Shafaqna’s editorial team would like to begin by condemning Manchester attack in the strongest terms possible. Any acts of violence against the innocent stands a betrayal of humanity in general - and Islam in particular. In…

Where is the West's compassion & condemnation following terror attacks in Middle East?

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SHAFAQNA - Facebook users were not instructed to do so, but may nonetheless wish to change their profile pictures in solidarity with the families and friends of victims of recent terrorist attacks. A great many of the victims were aspiring…

Al Khoei Foundation - Statement on the Terrorist Attack in Manchester

SHAFAQNA - Al-Khoei Foundation is appalled and horrified by the tragic attack in Manchester last night. Our prayers and thoughts are with the family and friends of the dead and those injured. Only cowards and those lacking in humanity would…

Suspected Terror attack on Manchester Arena

SHAFAQNA - Nineteen people have been confirmed dead and around 50 others injured by police who are now treating the explosion that happened outside the Manchester Arena as a terrorist incident until they “know otherwise”. Greater Manchester…

The Roar of A Lion: Spoken word poetry celebrating the birthday of Imam Ali [as] EVENT

SHAFAQNA - Mohebban Al Mahdi Youth Foundation in association with Manchester Islamic Centre humbly presents to you its 1st Annual 13th Rajab poetry event: The Roar of A Lion: Spoken word poetry celebrating the birthday of Imam Ali [as] A…

Manchester Road Mosque opens doors to dispel myths about Islam

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SHAFAQNA- THE doors of the Manchester Road Mosque were opened to the public on Sunday as part of the scheme to foster community relations. Visit My Mosque day saw 80 mosques across the country inviting people in to find more out the religion. Throughout…