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Al-Abbas Holy Shrine participates in the World Congress of Medical Education in Switzerland

SHAFAQNA- Al-'Ameed University, affiliated to the Higher Education and Education Authority at the al-Abbas Holy Shrine, participated in the World Scientific Conference on Medical Education held in Basel, Switzerland, with the participation…

Muslim couple denied Swiss citizenship after handshake refusal

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SHAFAQNA - A Muslim couple showed great difficulty in answering questions asked by people of the opposite sex, when they sat down for a meeting with a municipal commission in the Swiss city of Lausanne, the city’s mayor said. So they were…

Rouhani: US plan for Iran oil export may impact regional exports

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SHAFAQNA - Iranian president in Switzerland and Austria discussed boosting Tehran's ties with Europe which has been scrambling to save the 2015 nuclear deal. Hassan Rouhani said that the Iranian nation has never bowed and will never bow to…

10 Muslim World Cup facts you should know

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SHAFAQNA - My Salaam | by Tharik Hussain : Russia 2018 is a record-breaking World Cup for the Muslim world, with seven Muslim-majority nations taking part this year, the most since the start of the games in 1930. To celebrate this, here are…

Which country is the most reputable one in the Middle East?

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SHAFAQNA - The UAE was ranked 36th in the ranking of world's most reputable countries while outperforms countries such as Qatar, Turkey and Saudi Arabia. The UAE continues to enjoy the status of the most reputable country in the Middle…

Discrimination towards Muslims on the rise in Switzerland

SHAFAQNA- Hostility and discrimination towards Muslim people in Switzerland is on the rise, the Federal Commission against Racism (FCR) said on Monday during a conference at the University of Fribourg. The conference, organized by Fribourg…

Switzerland calls on Bahraini regime to fully cooperate with Human Rights Council

SHAFAQNA - Human Rights Council, Switzerland urged Bahraini government to fully cooperate with the council. In a statement at the Human Rights Council, Switzerland called on Bahrain to fully cooperate with the council. It confirmed that Bahrain…

Switzerland Islamic Center Holds Online Islamic Course

SHAFAQNA- A three-month online course on Islamic sciences has been held by Ahlebeyt (AS) Islamic Cultural Center of Switzerland. According to ahlebeyt.ch, the Islamic teachings are presented in live video conferences as part of the course,…

Swiss court upholds denying permit to Islamic kindergarten

SHAFAQNA - Switzerland’s highest court has ruled that canton Zurich correctly denied an Islamic society’s request to open a special kindergarten because the proposed school did not meet requirements for a religiously affiliated institution. In…

Muslim students in Switzerland are being forced to shake hands with their teachers Or Face Huge Fines

SHAFAQNA- Muslims in Switzerland have been told they must shake their opposite sex teachers’ hands or see their parents pay a fine of up to 5,000 SFr (£3,500). For some of the estimated 350,000 Muslims living in Switzerland, this is…

Switzerland suspends citizenship process for Muslim family for ‘no-handshake’ with female teacher

SHAFAQNA- Switzerland has put on hold the citizenship procedure for a Muslim family whose two teenage boys refused to shake hands with their female teachers. Authorities in the canton of Basel-Country said on Tuesday that naturalization…

Racketeering made in the EU - preying on the most vulnerable

SHAFAQNA - From Saudi Arabia’s blood-trailing to Western powers’ engineered outrage over Madaya to pursue one very neocons’ narrative of military interventionism with sectarian undertone in the MidEast, Europe had to add its own political…