Florida Man Arrested for Threatening to Blow Up Mosque

SHAFAQNA - Dustin Hughes, 26, is alleged to have called Jamaat Ul Muttaqeen Mosque in Pembroke Pines, Florida, four times in a week. Hughes made the first call on May 5, claiming he had planted a bomb in the mosque and planned on detonating…

OIC Member States Underline Protection of Palestinians against Israeli Crimes

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SHAFAQNA - Heads of Muslim states who gathered in Turkey for a special summit on recent Israeli massacre Gazans called for an international force to be deployed to protect Palestinian people against Israeli crimes. In a final communiqué…

Prominent Kashmiri Shia scholar 'Agha Syed Hassan' leads protest against massacre in Palestine

SHAFAQNA - Anjumna Shari Shian Friday organized a massive protest demonstration against massacre of innocent people of Palestine by Israeli Forces in Central Kashmir’s Budgam. Thousands of people participated in the protest demonstration…

Islamic Movement Press Statement: Whereabouts of Sheikh Zakzaky now unknown

SHAFAQNA - The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has expressed great concerns about the whereabout of its Leader, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, claiming that he was last seen or heard from yesterday soon after he was arraigned before a Kaduna state high…

What is the ruling when a man converts to Islam but his partner does not? The Grand Ayatollah Hakim’s Fatwa

SHAFAQNA - The Grand Ayatollah Seyyed Mohammad Saeed Hakim answered a question when a man converts to Islam but his partner does not. Question: I am a man in the third decade of my life and recently have converted to Islam, but my family…

Ablution with water is not possible and ablution with earth or sand is forgotten / the Grand Ayatollah Sobhani’s Fatwa

SHAFAQNA - The Grand Ayatollah Sobhani answered a question about ablution and fasting. Question: (For a person who needs to perform Wajib Qosl); ablution with water (Qosl) is harmful to such a person and he is supposed to perform ablution…

Ramadan Is My Life - Amazing Nasheed

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SHAFAQNA-Ramadan Is My Life - Amazing Nasheed https://youtu.be/bxM52W1Hg-A

HOLY RAMADHAN & ALMS

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SHAFAQNA- Once again the holy month of Ramadhan is approaching and God willing, we will once again be fortunate to witness and experience this great month, which the Holy Prophet (saww) has called it ‘Shahrullah’ meaning ‘the…

Nahj ul Balagha; Letter to Ziyad ibn Abih

SHAFAQNA-Ziyad was the son of a slave named Ubayd, his mother was Sumaiyya, a slave-girl of Haarith bin Kalda, a woman of flexible virtues and very elastic conscience. But Ziyad grew up to be an intelligent man and a very good orator. Everybody…

Dua'a Iftitah (دعا افتتاح) - English Subtitle

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SHAFAQNA-Dua'a Iftitah was taught by twelth Imam (a) to recite every night during the month Ramadhan, The Du'a is excellent for moulding man's attitude towards his Creator as it discusses many aspects of the wrethedness of the human being, and…

AN INTERVIEW WITH DR. JOHN ANDREW MORROW

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SHAFAQNA - In the Name of the Most-High. Respected Professor and Doctor John Andrew Morrow. May the peace, mercy, and blessings of Allah be upon you. We would like to extend our sincere thanks and gratitude for accepting to be interviewed by…

Noor Orphans Fund - RAMADHAN REACH-OUT 2018

SHAFAQNA - Let's share some food, eid gifts and most importantly some love with the orphans this Ramadhan. Many of them are facing terrible living conditions, food shortages and excessive heat in the desserts of Iraq. The Noor Orphans Fund…

China reportedly holding thousands of Muslims in internment camps

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SHAFAQNA - Hour upon hour, day upon day, Omir Bekali and other detainees in far western China’s new indoctrination camps had to disavow their Islamic beliefs, criticize themselves and their loved ones and give thanks to the ruling Communist…

A peek into the lives of Puerto Rican Muslims

SHAFAQNA - For Juan, Ramadan is a balancing act. On the one hand is his religious faith and practice. On the other is his land, his culture, his home: Puerto Rico. Although he weaves these two elements of his identity together in many ways,…

Social Resistance in Yemen is Real and It Spells as Resilience

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SHAFAQNA - With more enemies set to destroy it than friends to rely on for basic survival, Yemen remains in the throes of a match to the death with its powerful neighbour: the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Labelled an enemy by Riyadh on account…

All Hail Husayn! An Esoteric and Exoteric Exposition on the Lord of Martyrs

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SHAFAQNA - In the Name of Allah, the Light. Praise be to Allah, the Light of Lights, and peace be upon the Prophet Muhammad, his daughter Fatimah al-Zahra, and the Twelve Imams who were living reflections of divine luminosity. Greetings…

Ayatollah Khamenei: "Al-Quds is capital of Palestine and US cannot do a single thing"

SHAFAQNA - Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei said that Palestinian liberation is a divine tradition. Speaking in a glorious ceremony held in Hosseiniyah of Imam Khomeini (RA) in the presence of reciters, memorizers…

Turkey vows to bring Israel to ICC over Gaza carnage, Tel Aviv says Ankara will be there first

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SHAFAQNA - Turkey suggested that Palestine appeals to the International Criminal Court over Israeli actions in Gaza, saying “crimes against humanity” should not remain unanswered. Tel Aviv said Turkey will appear there first. “Israel…

Japanese victims of forced sterilization file more lawsuits over inhumane eugenics law

SHAFAQNA - Three Japanese pensioners have filed separate lawsuits against the government over irreversible damage caused by forced sterilization conducted under Japan’s eugenics law, which was in place for almost 50 years. Faced with…

France remains a target for radicals - foiled terror plot

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SHAFAQNA - French police have arrested two Egyptian-born brothers who they believe were plotting an attack using either explosives or the lethal poison ricin, Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said on Friday. Ricin is a naturally occurring…

What is the ruling if a person decides to make void the fasting for the day but does not do it? The Grand Ayatollah Shobairi’s answer

SHAFAQNA - The Grand Ayatollah Shobairi Zanjani answered a question about a person deciding to make void fasting for the day but does not do it. Question: If a person definitely decides to make void that day’s fasting, but regrets the decision…

Fasting and exams: The Grand Ayatollah Sistani’s answer

SHAFAQNA - The Grand Ayatollah Sistani answered a question about fasting and exams. Question: Can a person who must sit an important exam, not fast, in order that he/she is able to pass it well? The Grand Ayatollah Sistani: Continuing…

What is the ruling on dental restoration and extraction whilst fasting? The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei’s fatwa

SHAFAQNA - The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei answered a question about dental works whilst fasting. Question: Does dental work such as extraction, root canal, local anaesthesia, filling, make fasting void (Batel)? The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei:…

Fasting and weakness: The Grand Ayatollah Sistani’s answer

SHAFAQNA - The Grand Ayatollah Sistani answered a question about fasting and weakness. Question: Can a person fast when he/she is not able to fast in the Month of Ramadhan, and weakness dominates him/her, or due to young age he/she is weak? The…

Consumerism and the month of Ramadan

SHAFAQNA - Most Muslims believe retailers are not responding to their Ramadan needs which could earn them more than £200m. It is a time for family, friends and, most importantly, faith - but as British Muslim's get ready to mark Ramadan,…

Revealing the generosity of the UK's Muslim community during Ramadan

SHAFAQNA - With Ramadan beginning this week, we wanted to look at the holy month for British Muslims and a little known aspect about the acts of generosity that happen during this time. Ramadan is a month when Muslims fast between sunrise…

Not even water? Answers to questions Muslims hear every Ramadan

SHAFAQNA - It's that time of the year again where about 1.6 billion Muslims around the world observe the holy month of Ramadan. It's a time for inner reflection, self-control and an abundance of questions from friends. To Muslims, it's a…

The charity app that could change the way we give and think social responsibility

SHAFAQNA - If Islam heavily encourages people to extend a generous hand to those less fortunate, as a mean to elevate their faith and hold true to their social responsibility, the holy month of Ramadan revolves almost exclusively around such…