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Islam Teaches Peace And Respect to Everyone And Everything Created

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SHAFAQNA- An Exclusive Interview with a revert to Islam, Fatima, from Norway, by Bentolhoda Mofakhami Sister Fatima! Rahyafte Team (related to Edoardo AgnelliIslamic Association) appreciates you for agreeing to hold an interview and also…

Photos: King Faisal Mosque in Marawi, Philippines

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SHAFAQNA- Beautiful Mosque: The biggest mosque in Marawi City, this structure is located in Mindanao State University. It is named after the former king of Saudi Arabia who also financed its construction. The structure is noticeable for…

Crimea's Online Courses for Quran Recitation

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: Online courses for Quran recitation, is going to be organized by The Spiritual Board of Crimea Muslims, soon. The program includes the study of the Arabic alphabet, teaching the pronouncitation of Arabic letters,…

Why aren’t Muslim women allowed to marry non-Muslims?

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SHAFAQNA- Salam Islam: There is a consensus among almost all Islamic jurists according to which Muslim women are forbidden to marry non-Muslims. This is clearly stated in Surah Baqarah: “do not marry polytheistic men [to your women] until…

Can Muslims keep pets?

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SHAFAQNA- Salam Islam: Nowadays, pets are inseparable parts of people’s lives. In the United States, for example, over 60% of families have pets. Some have dogs, cats, while others keep fish, turtles, birds, rabbits, horses, sheep, pigs,…

Can Muslims Celebrate Halloween?

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SHAFAQNA- Salam Islam: While we are waiting for Christmas to come, it seems impossible to ignore Halloween in the meantime. It is full of fun and excitement which is why it is so popular among many people around the world. But, have you ever…

All you need to know as a Pilgrim of Arbaeen

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: When a Shia knows Imam Husain right over the people and leaves his house for Imam's ziarat in this condition, without any pride and conceit, then a 1,000 angels accompany him from the right, with another 1,000 angels…

Is it Allowed to Convert to Islam And not Wear Hijab?

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SHAFAQNA- Salam Islam: In order to answer to this question about wearing Hijab, firstly we should  understand why God has sent down religion to man and why He orders man what to do and what to avoid. Imagine a person who invents an electronic…

My journey to Islam: Quranic Answers Are Not As Christian Bible

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SHAFAQNA- Lawara was born in Spain in a Catholic family. She got familiar with Islam through her sister and reverted to Islam 3 years ago. She is 23 years old now.   Sister Lawara! Rahyafte team (related to Edoardo Agnelli Islamic…

Shaking Hands of Muslim Men and Women in Islam

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SHAFAQNA - Salam Islam : Imagine one of your ordinary days in which you go out in the morning to go to work or the university or anywhere else. You attend some gatherings. You see men and women around you interacting and greeting on different…

Habib Ibn Mudhahir al-Asadi: One of the heroes of at-Taf

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: Imam al-Hussayn's (peace be upon him) companions, were recognized by their unique qualities that made them the best martyrs. This small group had a very special connection with the Imam of their era Aba Abdillah al-Hussayn…

The Biggest Handwritten Quran in the World

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: A Pakistanis man from Faisalabad, has claimed that he has reproduced the world’s largest Quran. Imtiaz Haider handwrote the Quran on a piece of fabric measuring 16-meters long and 2.5-meters wide. The 10-page…

India Released a Quran Interpretation in Urdu

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SHAFAQNA-  In India, an Urdu book was released by Moulana Shah Jamal Ul Rahman at Madina Education Centre in Nampally. This book is titled ‘Rooh-e-Quran’ (Spirit of Quran) and it is compiled, interpreted and published by Moulana Gayas…

Irmo Mayor hosts 'Demystifying Islam' event, when slammed for anti-Muslim posts

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SHAFAQNA- Just a few months ago, Irmo Mayor, Hardy King came under fire because of his anti-Islam posts on Facebook. However now, Mayor stood behind his posts but he told The State that he didn’t know much about Islam. That was when Chaudhry…

A Quran Competition will be held for Afghan Nationals in Rey

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SHAFAQNA - IQNA : Hazrat Abdul Azim Hassani (AS) mausoleum in the city of Rey, south of Tehran, will host the second Quran competition for Afghan citizens residing in Iran. The Astan of Hazrat Abdul Azim Hassani (AS) mausoleum will organize…

The peace I felt when listening or reading the Quran.

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SHAFAQNA- An Exclusive Interview of a Revert to Islam, Kendra Moe, from Indiana, by Bentolhoda Mofakhami.   -Please give us a biography of yourself. I was born on 12/13/2000, and grew up in a Christian house in the sort of…

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…

Inscriptions on Chinese ‘swatow’ dish, include the word 'Allah'

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SHAFAQNA - Islamic Arts : Coarsely potted and covered with a thick, crackled glaze, this dish belongs to a distinct group of porcelain, the so-called ‘Swatow wares’. Swatow is a Dutch mistranslation of Shantou, the port from which such…

Quran Memorizers Honored in Syria

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SHAFAQNA - IQNA: A ceremony was recently held in the Syrian city of al-Bab in Aleppo province to honor kids who have memorized the Quran. The children had been displaced from Eastern Ghouta, an area near the Syrian capital of Damascus that…

Thousands of antique and invaluable manuscripts on Quran and its science

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SHAFAQNA- The Manuscripts Center in the Holy Shrine of al-Abbas declared that the Center consists of many ancient manuscripts date back to the various era. The manager of the Center Mr. Salah Mahdi Abdulwahab announced “among thousands…

LOOK WHO ISN’T DEAD YET, PLEASE DON’T BE DISAPPOINTED

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SHAFAQNA- Hey, look! I’m talking about disability again! I began doing this openly a few years ago when I first experienced the implications of having a chronic, degenerative health condition myself. Whether I want to or not, I’ve been…

"The Qur'an, Knowledge,& Science"

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SHAFAQNA- The Description of Knowledge in the Qur'an and by the Prophet (P) There are plenty of references to knowledge and the pursuit of knowledge in the Qur'an. The general feeling they leave the reader with is that the possessor of knowledge…

what shape is the earth?

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SHAFAQNA- today we can look at a globe and know that the earth is somewhat like a ball, a sphere. the qur'an makes certain statements that led muslim scientists to understand long before their european counterparts that the earth is spherical.…

Helping children understand the beauty of the Holy Qur’an

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SHAFAQNA- We as adults all know of the spiritual benefits of reciting the Holy Qur’an during the holy month of Ramadhan, but how do we instill this in our children? For many of us, Arabic is not a language we are fluent in, and thus this…

The Holy Quran and the Parents

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SHAFAQNA- :Question What are the recommendations of the Holy Quran with respect to parents? :Answer Respecting parents and showing the proper behavior towards them are issues that are considered…

There are verses in the Quran about marked stones rained down upon criminals; what does it mean for the stones to be marked?

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SHAFAQNA- question What is the reality of Surah Hud (chapter 11), verse no. 83”s reality? I believe that this verse is not actually part of that portion of Surah Hud. Please let me know if you have any information on this verse. Concise…

Ayat. Taleghani's Tafsir studied by university, seminary professors

SHAFAQNA-A scientific convention to study Ayatollah Taleghani's book "a shining ray from the Quran" which is an exegesis on the Quran was held in Qom. Dr. Tawakkol sociology professor at New Jersey’s university in USA as well as some of the…

Prince of Reciters National Project of al-Abbas Holy Shrine

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SHAFAQNA- With the participation of 150 gifted young reciters under 17 years old from 12 Iraqi provinces, al-Abbas Holy Shrine witnessed the start of Quranic workshops after launching the fourth edition of the Prince of Reciters National…