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How different countries celebrate Eid al-Adha?

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SHAFAQNA - Eid al-Adha, also known as "Feast of Sacrifice" or "Big Eid", is an Islamic religious festival to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim to follow God's command to sacrifice his son. Muslims around the world observe this event. This…

Muslims hold vigil over Orlando shoot out

SHAFAQNA - Mohamad "Jerry" Mohajer read the name of each of the 49 people killed in Sunday's terrorist attack at a nightclub in Orlando, Fla. The gesture was a way for those gathered at an interfaith prayer vigil held at the Islamic Society…

Muslim group CAIR condemns Orlando shooting

SHAFAQNA - The Council on American–Islamic Relations (CAIR) has condemned the Orlando nightclub mass shooting that left at least 50 people dead and 53 others injured on Sunday, calling it a hate crime. The gunman, identified by US media…

American Muslims call for unity, peace at Orlando rally

SHAFAQNA- Farah Felo spent Saturday asking others, including Donald Trump supporters, to accept her religion and remember one of America's best qualities. "I think it's important to show that America's for diversity," said Felo, a University…