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A Temple School In Karachi Where Muslim Teachers Teach Hindu Students

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SHAFAQNA - After the members of the local Hindu community gave the permission to set up the school in the place of worship, a temple school was set up by an NGO. It isn’t a common sight to find a school running inside a temple. It is more…

Romanian Muslims Cancel Grand Mosque Project

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SHAFAQNA - IQNA : The Romanian Muftiyat, which represents Muslims in the country, has cancelled its project to build a showpiece mosque in the capital, Bucharest, saying the costs were too high. The Muftiyat has filed a request to the Ministry…

British humanitarian NGOs face €145m post-Brexit shortfall

SHAFAQNA - British NGOs received €145 million from the EU’s emergency aid department, ECHO, in 2015. When the UK leaves the EU following Brexit, UK-registered non-profits will no longer be eligible for that funding, and the ECHO annual…

WHO IS HUSSAIN campaigns to feed the homeless during Ramadan

SHAFAQNA - #GIVE CAMPAIGN’ TO FEED THOUSANDS OF HOMELESS PEOPLE OF ALL FAITHS AND NONE IN CITIES ACROSS THE WORLD AS MUSLIMS BEGIN MONTH OF RAMADHAN ·         18 June shall see over 15,000 homeless being fed across 30 cities…

#SaveALifeInYemen - The Mona Relief Organization goes to war against hunger in Yemen

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SHAFAQNA - In March 2015 Saudi Arabia, the richest country in the Arabian Peninsula and regional superpower declared war on impoverished Yemen. Backed by a grand regional coalition and the tacit agreement of the international community,…

#HussainInspires Campaign Mobilises Global Action (Press Release)

SHAFAQNA - Who is Hussain, the international social justice and action group, have today launched a new campaign entitled#HussainInspires. Using the timeless example of Hussain Ibn Ali (a 7th century leader and grandson of the Prophet Muhammad)…

Egypt’s interior ministry blocking release of pardoned prisoners: NGO

SHAFAQNA - Detainee Asmaa Abdel Aziz, a mother of two, was among 100 political prisoners pardoned by President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi on 23 September, during Eid Al-Adha, and ahead of Al-Sisi’s attendance of the 70th United Nations General…