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Louis Farrakhan: Sanctioning Iran is a big mistake

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SHAFAQNA- During a solidarity trip to Iran, the leader of the religious group Nation of Islam (NOI), Louis Farrakhan, described U.S reimposing sanctions against Iran as a big mistake, adding that the United States cannot continue its unilateralism. Louis…

Hundreds circle Mother Mosque in Iowa State to show solidarity for Muslims

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SHAFAQNA - About 400 people traveled to Cedar Rapids’ Mother Mosque on Sunday to form a circle around the building and show their support for Muslims. The event was organized in part by Erin Bustin of Grinnell. Bustin said she wanted to…

Muslim doctors serve California patients for free health services

SHAFAQNA - Eighteen years after opening their doors for the first time, a group of Muslim doctors continue to offer free medical health care in their Alshifa Clinic in Muscoy, California, serving all patients, regardless of their faith or race. “Our…

Shiite cleric: Prophet’s birthday, a chance for reminding brotherhood

SHAFAQNA - The leader of Friday prayers of Shirgah, Sheikh Mohammad Mehdavie urged Muslims from all Islamic sects and denominations to use the opportunity provided for them in the month of Rabi ul Awal for boosting unity and rapprochement. Rabi'…

US Catholic bishops and Shia Muslim leaders unite to condemn WMDs, terrorism

SHAFAQNA - Shia Muslim religious leaders from Iran and U.S. Catholic bishops say they have a common fight against weapons of mass destruction, terrorism, and violent religious extremism. “Christianity and Islam share a commitment to love…

London Muslims go to church in solidarity with Christians: 'We will not let hatred win'

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SHAFAQNA - Leading members of Britain's Muslim community have attended a London church service to show solidarity with their Christian neighbours. The Muslim men and women joined the congregation of St John on Bethnal Green for Sunday eucharist…

Muslims, Jews and Christians join together

SHAFAQNA - Members of different Jewish, Christian and Muslim faith groups have banded together to condemn the senseless violence committed against two Muslim men that happened in Queens last weekend. Last Saturday, an imam, or an Islamic…

Christmas Day rally in Ann Arbor to show support for Muslims

SHAFAQNA - In downtown Ann Arbor, more than 50 people gathered for a Christmas Day rally. The interfaith event was intended to show support for Muslims. Participants sang song, held posters, and played trombone. Jacqui Hinchey, who organized…

Muslims appeal for unity amid hate crime fears

SHAFAQNA - Members of the Capital’s Muslim community have called on residents to show solidarity in the wake of the terrorist massacre in Paris amid fears of a rise in hate crimes. The call was made as Police Scotland reported a spike…

French Come Together To Support Muslims After Attacks

SHAFAQNA - As ISIS cheers and takes credit for one of the most deadly terrorist attacks in modern France, emotions are running high in the nation -- especially among its 5 million-strong Muslim population, which is accustomed to being under…

Non-Muslims help repair Punjab mosque

SHAFAQNA - The sharp lines drawn between Hindus and Muslims since the lynching of Mohammed Akhlaq in Dadri get blurred in a village near Ludhiana. Everyone in Nathowal village knows that temperatures have reached boiling point over beef eating…