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Bus firm apologized after driver demands Muslim mother remove her niqab

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SHAFAQNA - A Bristol bus company has been forced to apologize after one of its drivers said he would only allow a Muslim woman onto a bus if she removed her veil. The 20-year-old mother was with her two-month-old child when the man asked…

British Muslim Charities - Corporates, Terrorists or the Fourth Emergency Service?

SHAFAQNA- Muslim Charities are big business. Muslims are the most generous faith community in Britain but all is not necessarily well in the world of Muslim giving. Accusations of capitalist corporatism, socio-religious engineering, Takfiri…

Qatar takes UAE to International Court of Justice

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SHAFAQNA - Middle East Monitor : Qatar has taken the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to the UN International Court of Justice over human rights violations off the back of the Gulf Crisis, Al Jazeera reported today. Just over a year after the…

Explosion in eastern Iraq kills one, injures 8 others

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SHAFAQNA - IRNA : One person was killed and eight others wounded in blast of an explosive charge in the city of Al Khalis in the eastern province of Diyala Saturday night, local media reported. The explosive charge went off in a marketplace…

Trolls demanding examples of ‘Christian terrorists’ should read this

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SHAFAQNA- By: Parker Molloy Source: Upworthy According to an FBI analysis of every U.S. terrorist attack between 1980 and 2005, 94% were carried out by someone who was not Muslim. And yet, the number of anti-Muslim groups…

Trial for Quebec City Mosque Shooting Suspect to Begin in March

SHAFAQNA- Superior Court Justice Raymond W. Pronovost announced the date on Friday, cp24.com reported. Alexandre Bissonnette, 27, is facing six counts of first-degree murder and six of attempted murder using a restricted firearm. The…

Somali refugee faces terror charges in Canada attacks

SHAFAQNA- Canadian media say a Somali refugee has faced five counts of attempted murder and other terror charges in connection with the recent stabbing and car-ramming attacks in the western city of Edmonton. Police did not identify…

Terrorist is not a Muslim

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SHAFAQNA- Islamic Comics is a group of Muslim artists who are using their art to propagate the true face of the religion – Islam. For viewing their artifacts you can follow them on the social networking sites such as Instagram, Facebook…

Syrian Army crushing terrorists: Bashar al-Assad

SHAFAQNA-Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad said the Syrian army is crushing terrorists and is facilitating national reconciliation in the country. Assad made the remarks in a televised speech in Damascus on Sunday, presstv.ir wrote. …

Daesh terrorist outfit capitalizing on chaos in Libya, say analysts

SHAFAQNA- The Daesh Takfiri terrorist outfit is increasingly capitalizing on the chaos in Libya after the terror group lost territory across Iraq and Syria, analysts and experts say. Prominent terrorism analyst Robert Young Pelton…

Daesh terrorists destroys Mosul mosque where Baghdadi announced ‘caliphate’

SHAFAQNA- Daesh terrorists on Wednesday blew up Mosul’s mosque where their leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi declared a “caliphate” in his only public appearance in 2014. “Our forces were advancing toward their targets deep in the Old City…

Massive car bomb in Kabul, Over 70 dead and 350 injured

SHAFAQNA- Horror and chaos grip the Afghan capital Kabul following a huge car bomb explosion, which according to the Health Ministry has so far claimed at least 80 lives and wounded over 350 others. The bomb exploded near the presidential…

Police Investigating Arson at Netherlands Mosque

SHAFAQNA- The Dutch police and Muslim community believe that the fire was deliberately started by an arsonist, media sources said. The fire reportedly started at the pool and spread to the whole building, leading to substantial damages. The…

At least 50 people dead after explosion at Istanbul's Atatürk airport

SHAFAQNA- At least 50 people have reportedly been killed and dozens injured in an apparent terror attack at Turkey's international airport. Three suicide bombers detonated their explosives at Ataturk Airport in Istanbul after police fired…

Canadian hostages, machetes to their necks, beg government to pay ransom as execution deadline looms

SHAFAQNA- Philippians kidnappers say they'll kill a pair of Canadian hostages on April 25 if their ransom demand isn't met. In a new video posted on social media Friday, the terrorists demand 300 million pesos -- $8.3 million -- for each…

Teacher in Texas Calls Muslim Student a 'Terrorist'

SHAFAQNA- Sounds like this teacher could use some sensitivity training -- or just a clue about what is and isn't an appropriate way to speak to children. Seventh-grader Waleed Abushaaban, who attends middle school in Fort Bend County, Texas,…

Family of Muslim student wants teacher fired who called him 'terrorist' in front of a Texas middle school class

SHAFAQNA- A classless teacher could get axed from a Texas middle school after a Muslim student said she called him a “terrorist” in front of his peers. Waleed Abushaaban, a 12-year-old honor student at First Colony Middle School in Sugar…

Muslim haters are helping the terrorists – we need to unify our communities, not divide them

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SHAFAQNA- Every time I hear of an attack by these religious fanatics my heart breaks into a million pieces – and we owe it to the victims to live in peace in a tolerant society. Mourners gather on Place de la Bourse square in Brussels When…

I Am An American, And There Is Nothing Islamic About The Brussels Attacks

SHAFAQNA-I fumble under my pillow to turn off the blaring siren noise I set as my alarm. It’s a Tuesday morning during midterms week, and I spent last night writing my 20-page engineering paper with a cup of black coffee by my side. With much…

Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary General condemns recent spate of deadly terrorist attacks in Iraq

SHAFAQNA- UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon condemned the recent terrorist attacks in Baghdad and Muqdadiya in Iraq that killed scores of civilians and injured many more. “The Secretary General is concerned that these cowardly attacks claimed…

Syria ceasefire goes into effect, terrorist groups excluded

SHAFAQNA-The US-Russian truce deal on “cessation of hostilities” in Syria came into effect at midnight Damascus time. The ceasefire does not apply to Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL), Al-Nusra, or “other terrorist organizations”…