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Two Health Scares tied to haj pilgrims at US airports

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SHAFAQNA-A pair of airline health scares at U.S. airports involving inbound flights were linked to pilgrims returning from the Hajj, Saudi Arabia, U.S. health officials said Friday. On Wednesday, an emergency response team with mobile diagnostic…

Photos: Disappearance Basement's New look

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: The Eleskeri Shrine's engineering personnel has begun the project of the basement expansion, known as the “Disappearance Basement”; where the Awaited Imam Mohammed Elmehdi (May God Hasten His Reappearance) was…

Photos: Eid al-Ghadeer is Celebrated by Thousands of Pilgrims in Imam Ali's (P) Holy Shrine

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Ali Network: Thousands of pilgrims headed toward the holy shrine celebrating the great occasion of the Eid al-Ghadeer, among the shouts of loyalty and re-pledging allegiance to Imam Ali (PBUH) . Read…

How "smart hajj" can help pilgrims?

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SHAFAQNA - over 2 million Muslim from all over the world descend on Makkah this week to take part in the Hajj. Hajj begins on the eighth day of Dhu Al Hijjah, which falls on August 19 this year. It will end on August 24. By Thursday,…

Eid Al Adha likely to begin on August 21st in Saudi Arabia

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SHAFAQNA - Eid Al Adha, The second biggest eid of Muslims, would likely to begin on August 21st in Saudi Arabia for this year 2018. Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court on Thursday called for sighting the crescent of Dhul Hijja on Saturday evening.…

Najaf Chief Officer Met with the Secretary General of the Holy Shrine of Imam Ali (A.S)

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SHAFAQNA - Imam Ali Network : The Chief Officer of Najaf city, the Major General Ala Gharib, had the honor of visiting the Holy Shrine of Imam Ali (PBUH). Afterwards, he met with the Secretary General, Mr. Yusuf al-Sheikh Radhi, the two of…

Saudi Arabia announce two-month plan for Hajj season

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SHAFAQNA - The Presidency of the Two Holy Mosques unveil two-month plan for upcoming Hajj season this year. Sheikh Abdulrahman Al-Sudais, chief of the Presidency of the Two Holy Mosques, said the presidency was keen to prepare early for…

French Pilgrims: "I wish to be servant of Imam Reza Holy Shrine"

SHAFAQNA - Taha Hussain, a French pilgrim, said, "I would like to serve the pilgrims of Imam Reza (AS) as a servant of this holy shrine." Taha Hussein, in a meeting with officials at the Astan Quds Razavi International Affairs Center, said,…

Indian pilgrims walk 6000 km to visit Imam Hussain in Karbala

SHAFAQNA - A group of seven Shia Muslim pilgrims from Hyderabad old city has left for pilgrimage in Iraq on foot. They will complete their journey of 6000 km by walk to reach the city of Karbala in Iraq. The enthusiastic pilgrims are expected…