The Passion Of The Light - Lady Fatimah bint Muhammad

SHAFAQNA - The oppression of Lady Fatimah bint Muhammad

Fatimah al-Zahra - Perfect Grace

SHAFAQNA - Death of Fatima Al Zahra A.S., extracted from Nahjul Balagha There are few individuals which quality have ever truly transcended the flesh to become light among The Light - Fatimah al-Zahra, the blessed daughter of the Prophet…

French minister's racist remark angers Muslim community

SHAFAQNA - The French word used by Rossignol, "nègres," is a particularly offensive and outdated term with colonial undertones. The French Minister for Family, Children and Women’s Rights Laurence Rossignol sparked huge controversy and…

How can unity and social order happen in Islamic Society?

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated from Lady Fatima Zahra (AS) who said: Following Ahlul Bait (AS) has been made by God as the cause of unity and social order in the Islamic society and our (Ahlul Bait AS)) leadership is the factor for unity and protection…
Ayatollah Nouri Hamadani

Ayatollah Nouri-Hamadani: "Economy of Islamic world shouldn't be dependent on non-Muslim countries"

SHAFAQNA - Ayatollah Nouri-Hamadani said that the economies of the Islamic world should not be dependent on non-Muslim countries because God placed within humankind certain characteristics and if man recognizes these characteristics and does…
Shia symposium

University of Chicago to Host Shia Studies Symposium

SHAFAQNA - The University of Chicago plans to hold a Shia Studies Symposium on Friday and Saturday, April 1-2. Organized by the university’s Shia Studies Group, it is said to be aimed at providing an interdisciplinary, non-area-specific…

Columbus College of Art & Design

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Columbia University

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Columbia Theological Seminary

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Donald Trump

Donald Trump, the ban on Muslim and what one scholar has to say

SHAFAQNA - A “Muslim ban” would be a declaration of war – not just on Muslims, but on the First Amendment – and all decent Americans would immediately have to take up arms and fight their “government.” Introduction by Kevin Barrett,…

MLE Connect launches new venture focused on Islam's growing industry sectors

SHAFAQNA - Together a growing and lucrative industry, the Islamic sector also remains thoroughly under-developed. It is to remedy such a gap, and link together entrepreneurs, business owners, and other professional that MLW Connect decided to…

What will happen to unreliable people?

SHAFAQNA - If a person makes a promise but then breaks it with unjustified excuses is untrustworthy and such a person cannot be reliable friend or relation. It is narrated from Imam Ali (AS) who said: Do not rely on someone who is not faithful…
Yemen's war

Yemen - Crumbling Saudi Arabia’s warped narrative of war

SHAFAQNA - The poorest country in Southern Arabia, Yemen has sustained a military aggression of such violence, and furious rage that not even its landscape could escape the ravage of war. Before Riyadh imperious need to bring Yemen to heel,…

The greatest lady of the both worlds

SHAFAQNA - According to the Prophet of Islam (PBUH) and Imam Ali (AS), Lady Fatima Zahra is the most honourable lady of the both worlds. This means that Lady Fatima Zahra (AS) has reached a sacred position that no one has ever been able to reach.…

The sacred position of Ahlul Bait (AS) according to Lady Fatima Zahra (AS)

SHAFAQNA - There are holy verses in the Quran which refer to the sacred position of Ahlul Bait (AS) such as Ayah 33 of Surah Al-Ahzab. Lady Fatima Zahra (AS) always tried to make clear to people the sacred position of Ahlul Bait (AS) as described…

What did Lady Fatima Zahra (AS) say about Welayat?

SHAFAQNA - Based on Divine Responsibility and religious duty, Lady Fatima Zahra (AS) defended the very important issue of Welayat. Her defence of Welayat was not due to tribal bias nor for the sake of the world nor for personal or family gains…

The rules of kinship of the foster child who is breastfed by the foster mother/the Grand Ayatollah Sistani’s answer

SHAFAQNA - The Grand Ayatollah Sistani answered a question about the kinship of the foster child who is breastfed by the foster mother. Question: If a foster child is breastfed by the foster mother for one week continuously, who becomes Mahram…

Sayings of Fatima Zahra (s.a.)

SHAFAQNA- 1. Praise and Eulogy is for Allah for the blessing and bounties which He has bestowed. And thanks to HIM upon what He revelated (to His servants) And Praise is for HIM upon the common boons and blessings which He bestowed upon His…

Funeral for Makki al-Aridh who killed under torture in Saudi Arabia

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SHAFAQNA- People in Saudi Arabia have held a funeral ceremony for a young Shia Muslim who was killed under regime torture nearly a month ago. The funeral ceremony of Makki al-Aridh was attended by people in the city of Awamiyah in the Qatif…
Palmyra

Palmyra and the rise of the Syrian Resistance

SHAFAQNA - Earlier this March the Syrian Arab Army secured a victory against the Black Flag Army which is likely to be remembered as THE pivotal moment which saw the balance of this war of attrition flip in favour of the Resistance. When…

President Rouhani: "April 1, Day of Democracy, Islamism in Iran"

SHAFAQNA - President Rouhani described April 1 (Iranian Islamic Republic Day) as the day of crystallization of democracy and Islamism in the country and said: “We should use all our energy to protect the Islamic Republic of Iran and make…

Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi offers condolences demise of Bahraini Shia cleric

SHAFAQNA - Grand Ayatollah Naser Makarem-Shirazi has offered his condolences on the demise of Hujjat al-Islam Sayyid Jawad al-Wida‘i, a prominent Shi’a Muslim cleric was one of the most prominent leaders of the Bahraini revolution. Hujjat…

Women in Fallujah stand up to Daesh

SHAFAQNA - Tens of starving Iraqi women, who have taken to the streets of the city of Fallujah, some 69 kilometers west of Baghdad, in protest against a famine brought on by Daesh, showered the terrorists with stones upon their attempt to disperse…
Brussels mourning

Racist gang targets religious and ethnic minorities in Belgium

SHAFAQNA - According to media reports in Belgium, women hailing from ethnic and religious minority groups, most specifically Muslims, have been the subject of an intimidation campaign by far right groups in Brussels. Muslim women were confronted and…

Project Zainab to hold event on April 10 on women empowerment and leadership

SHAFAQNA - Project Zainab, a British-based NGO will hold an important event on April 10, at the Islamic Center of England. Shafaqna will cover the event.
radicalization

Daesh attempts to sow discord as Islamophobia rises in Europe

SHAFAQNA - Recent reports by the press have confirmed that Daesh is working to drive a further wedge in between communities in Europe, calling on Muslims to take up arms against "Westerners." In keeping with its hideous sectarianism, and…
Imam Ali kindergarten

Inauguration of Specialized Quran Kindergarten belonging to Imam Ali Holy Shrine

SHAFAQNA - Secretary General of Imam Ali Holy Shrine, Sayyed Nizar Habl al-Mateen opened Ahbab al-Ameer (peace be upon him) specialized Koran Kindergarten belonging to Imam Ali Holy Shrine in al-Tusi Street. Sayyed Habl al-Mateen said "we…
Sheikh Hassan Issa

Bahrain - Sheikh Hassan Issa’s case adjourned until April 24

SHAFAQNA - The Fourth High Criminal Court, presided over by Ibrahim Al-Zayed with the memberships of judges Osama Al-Shadhili and Wael Ibrahim and Ahmad Al-Sulaiman as secretariat on Monday (March 28, 2016), decided to re-summon witnesses in…