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Pakistan: Political parties in talks to attract Shia voters

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SHAFAQNA - The News: The Shia community’s vote bank in some of Karachi’s constituencies has attracted the attention of major political stakeholders, who are flexing their muscles to win the maximum number of seats in the city’s electoral…

Manual recount of Iraq parliamentary election votes to begin on Tuesday

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SHAFAQNA - A manual recount of suspect votes in Iraq May parliamentary election will be conduct on Tuesday 3 July in presence of representatives from United Nations, foreign embassies and political parties. "The manual recount will be conducted…

Iraq orders manual recount only for dubious ballots boxes

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SHAFAQNA - High Electoral Commission in Iraq will conduct a manual recount of votes in a May parliamentary poll only for ballots where electoral fraud was proven in official reports. According to Middle East Monitor, ballot boxes for the…

Survey: American Muslims Are Patriotic, But Also Less Likely To Vote Than Other Religious Groups

SHAFAQNA- American Muslims have been thrust into the spotlight in this election cycle: Leading Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has called on temporarily banning the entrance of Muslims into the country and has even suggested…

Calgary Imam calls on Muslims to vote

SHAFAQNA - Local Imam is hoping Muslims in Calgary, and across the country, will vote against racism, discrimination and Islamophobia. Syed Soharwardy of the Islamic Supreme Council of Canada and Muslims Against Terrorism called on Canadian…