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Ayatollah Mohammad Ali Taskhiri calls for unity

SHAFAQNA - A senior Iranian cleric hailed the recent defeat of the ISIS terrorist group and said there is now need for cultural activities to counter the ideology of Takfiris and terrorists. Senior Cleric Calls for Unity, Cultural Work to…

Barcelona’s attack - Understanding Terror’s ideology and Terror’s ideologues’ motivations

SHAFAQNA - Back in 2015 I wrote that “Our century so far has been overshadowed by a plague which roots, western powers have proclaimed, can be found in Islam and its practice” … two years have passed and we are still chasing our tails…

Exclusive: Wahhabi-inspired Imam calls for violence and repression in sermon

SHAFAQNA - The Swiss authorities have charged an imam from Ethiopia with inciting violence by calling in a sermon for local Muslims who refused to pray to be burned alive, prosecutors said on Friday. The imam was associated with the An’Nur…

Conference on Takfirism to be held in Denmark

SHAFAQNA - Objectives of the Conference Presenting the Islamic moderate thoughts to enhance a peaceful coexistence and a law-abiding Muslim community in collaboration with the wider Danish community under the shadow of divine religions…

Takfirism; the most prominent contemporary disease

SHAFAQNA - The school of thought that is the origin of the culture of hate and blind fanaticism among Muslims. The school of thought that is source of bleeding and brutal murder among Muslims and the pretext under which the most heinous crimes…

The war that could end America if it comes to pass - Trump, Syria and the end of the Empire

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SHAFAQNA - The future of Syria belongs to the Syrian people said US President Donald Trump earlier this week … right then and there, in that fleeting moment of political sanity, the world was made to believe that War - the kind that could…

Extremist ideologies promoted by Riyadh root of terrorism: Iran

SHAFAQNA - Iran has dismissed recent allegations by a Saudi military official against the Islamic Republic, saying the extremist ideologies cultivated by Saudi Arabia are the root cause of terrorism in the Middle East. Extremist ideologies…

Norwegian Ex-Ambassador Clamors Against Saudi-Sponsored Spread of Extreme Islam

SHAFAQNA - Amid the mounting terrorism threat in Europe and the worldwide rise of Islamist extremism, the Norwegian ex-ambassador to Saudi Arabia has raised concerns about the Saudis' funding of Wahhabist propaganda, which facilitates further…

Something Wicked this Way Comes: The Origin and Development of Takfirism

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SHAFAQNA - By Dr. John Andrew Morrow - Delivered in Phoenix, Arizona, on Friday, December 23rd, 2016, at the 46st Annual Muslim Students Association – Persian-Speaking Group Conference. In the Name of Allah, the Avenger. Allah is One…

Shafaqna speaks to Press TV - Who is the US supporting?

SHAFAQNA - The Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the US is always against the sovereignty of Muslim nations and therefore must not be trusted. Ayatollah Khamenei said the US is not seeking to uproot Takifiri…

Ayatollah Sobhani calls for unity among Muslims to oppose Takfirism/Wahhabism

SHAFAQNA - Speaking during one of a series of lectures on Quranic exegesis, Grand Ayatollah Ja’far Sobhani called on mankind to avoid creating conflicts between religions and added that currently, the law of the Prophet Muhammad has been…
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Ayatollah Makarem: Takfirism 'undeniably' originated in Saudi Arabia

SHAFAQNA - Ayatollah Makarem-Shirazi said that the “undeniable” root cause of Takfiris and its associated violence, murder and terrorism is Saudi Arabia and this is based on the teachings of Muhammad ibn Abdul-Wahhab. Speaking during…

Takfirism - the devil is in the details

SHAFAQNA - Earlier this January, Press TV ran a documentary which looks at the root cause of radicalization and terror, focusing NOT on the manifestation of such an ideology, but those forces and ideological currents which have fed it, engineered…

Takfirism - Understanding the ideology of terror

SHAFAQNA - ISIL, or Daesh as we should learn to use, is in the midst of adding another chapter to its spiralling violence and ideological cleansing of the Middle East.  Both a military plague and a dogmatic cancer onto the world, Daesh militants…

Saudi-Iranian standoff: When Takfirism broke its head on the Islamic Republic

SHAFAQNA - 2016 is set to be the year of a grand standoff in between the House of Saud and the Islamic Republic of Iran, now that both Riyadh and Tehran appear determined to hold firm on their positions. Only Iran is not looking to score…

Americans receive false information on Islam, says US intellectual

SHAFAQNA - The majority of American people have a very limited and “primitive” knowledge about Islam and have mostly received false information about the religion, a political analyst in Virginia says. “Most Americans know very, very…