Trump & King Salman discussed oil supply

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SHAFAQNA- Days after the U.S. president criticized OPEC for high oil prices at the United Nations General Assembly and he requested to stop raising prices, and to start lowering prices, Saudi state news agency SPA reported that Trump and Saudi…

How to recognize between a good friend and an enemy?

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated from Imam Hussain (AS) who said: Whoever likes you stops you from doing bad and inappropriate acts. And whoever considers you as an enemy, encourages and forces you to carry out bad and inappropriate deeds [1]. [1]…

What are the indicators of the good of this world and the hereafter?

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated from Imam Sadeq (AS) who said: A man from Kufah wrote a letter to Imam Hussain (AS) saying: O’ my master, make me aware about the good of this world and the hereafter. Imam Hussain (AS) replied: In the name of Allah…

UKIP call for "Muslim-only" prison

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SHAFAQNA- The United Kindom Independence party (UKIP) has called for creation of Muslim-only prisons and more stringent security checks for immigrants from “Islamic countries.” The United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) has proposed…

'Arab NATO' is A Destructive Plan for Arab Countries

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SHAFAQNA- US President Donald Trump will split Arab countries with an effort to make a new coalition, Raialyoum newspaper wrote in an analysis of US plan to make an ‘Arab NATO’ in the Middle East. Arabian author and analyst Abdel Bari…

Palestinians call for court to rule US embassy out of Quds

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SHAFAQNA- The Hague-based International Court announced that Palestin filed a case Friday against Washington about moving the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Quds, after Abbas accused U.S to assault on international law and relevant United Nations…

Video: Millions of Yemeni children face Famine

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SHAFAQNA- Three years of conflict has had devastating consequences for children in Yemen. They faced famine, malnutrition, food insecurity and lack of health services. Famine is sweeping across Yemen and children are enduring the worst…

US closes its consulate in Basra

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SHAFAQNA- The United States announced on Friday that it will close its consulate in Basra, Iraq and evacuate its diplomatic staff following the increasing threats and indirect fire near U.S. facilities in recent weeks. In a statement on…

Foreign Minister of Iraq urges Arab countries to have a Explicit dialogue with Iran

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SHAFAQNA- Ibrahim Abdulkarim Al-Jafari, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Iraq spoke at the 73rd Session of the General Assembly of the UN. Ibrahim Abdulkarim Al-Jafari has thanked the international community and the United…

The Supreme Religious Authority: He who was courageous against ISIL is the one who embodied the principles of the Hussayni Renaissance

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: The Supreme Religious Authority confirmed that he who was courageous and making sacrifices against the terrorist ISIL gangs is the one who embodied the principles of the Hussayni Renaissance. Stressing at the same time that…

Infographics: 10 Key dates of The First World War

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SHAFAQNA: World War I, also called First World War or Great War, an international conflict that in 1914–18 embroiled most of the nations of Europe along with Russia, the United States, the Middle East, and other regions. The war pitted…

Concealing the Truth: Commentary of the Quran (Chapter 2:174-176) By: Mohammad Sobhanie

Commentary of the Quran (Chapter 2:174-176) By: Mohammad Sobhanie Concealing the Truth   بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ إِنَّ الَّذِينَ يَكْتُمُونَ مَا…

Serial deaths of some high ranked Iraqi officers raised questions

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SHAFAQNA- Simultanous with the new government formation in Iraq and one year after victory over Daesh, some high ranked Iraqi officers who had significant role in the battle, unexpectedly died in recent days. This case raised some questions…

Araqchi: Europeans should implement mechanisms of banking and trade transactions to Iran before November 4

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SHAFAQNA- Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Seyyed Abbas Araqchi said that according to our negotiations with Europeans, the mechanisms of the banking and trade transactions will be carried out before the next round of the sanctions comes. “Europeans…

Why unqualified person cannot educate others?

SHAFAQNA - Divine Education is possible at any environment. If an unqualified person decides to educate others, definitely his/her educating is ineffective, and sometimes counterproductive, and causes the reverse effect. This case does not concern…

How much profit can a seller earn? The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei’s Fatwa

SHAFAQNA - The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei answered a question about the limit of profit which can be earned by the seller. Question: How much profit is allowed to be earned from selling goods? The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei: There is no problem…

How to avoid adversity in life?

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated from the Prophet of Islam (PBUH) who said: The intensity of the greed for attaining the world (worldly possessions) is the sign and effect of adversity [1]. And there is a direct connection with cruelty. Imam Sadeq…

Congress resolution force Trump to end US support of Saudi-led coalition for Yemen war

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SHAFAQNA- 23 members of U.S Congress will introduce a resolution to force Trump to withdraw U.S. forces from helping the Saudi Arabia-led coalition in the catastrophic war in Yemen. California Democrat Ro Khanna introduced the resolution…

Zarif asked for more investigation on Israel’s nuclear program after Netanyahu's false show at UNGA

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SHAFAQNA - After Israel Prime Minister's false show at United Nations general assembly, Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif asked for more scrutiny on Israel’s nuclear program.  Speaking at United Nations general assembly…

Which three characteristics are destructive?

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated from the Prophet of Islam (PBUH) who said: Three destructive characteristics for people are: A kind of Bokhl (stinginess; unwilling to give or allow a thing to be given to anyone) which the (stingy) person is obedient…

What is the effect of hardship on the human being?

SHAFAQNA - Islamic scholar, Mortaza Motahhari (RA) wrote: According to the law of creation, many accomplishments cannot be attained except by facing and fighting hardships and calamities. Hardships can show/display the real nature of the human…

Is there a problem if words are recited but they are not heard in Salaat? The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei’s answer

SHAFAQNA - The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei answered a question about not hearing the recited words in Salaat. Question: Is there a problem if words are recited but they are not heard in Salaat? The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei: Takbir, Hamd (Surah…

Rouhani brought the Achaemenid bas-relief back to Iran

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SHAFAQNA- In his return from United Nations headquarters in New York, President Hassan Rouhani brought the Achaemenid bas-relief back to Iran. Earlier this September, the artifact was handed to Gholamali Khoshroo, Iran’s ambassador to…

What are the consequences of arrogance?

SHAFAQNA - The ugly consequence of arrogance externally and in the human society is that, the human being who is suffering from this illness, is unable to see his/her mistakes. And because they cannot see the truth, therefore they cannot see…

Mohammed Salah wins FiFa Puskas Award

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SHAFAQNA- The price "Puskas", the most beautiful goal of the year, went to the pearl of the Muslim player Mohammed Salah. The Egyptian player scored an extraordinary goal in the derby between Liverpool and Everton last season. Competitors…

Assefi: US isolation has made its former policies against Iran powerless

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SHAFAQNA- A former Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Iran said America's isolation has made its former policies against Iran powerless. So there is a good opportunity for Iran to strengthen lobby power in the international…

Most Western Europeans Support Some bans on Muslim women’s clothing

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SHAFAQNA- According to a research released on Monday by the Pew Research Center, most Europeans  support some restrictions on Muslim women’s clothing. Even among non-Muslims with positive feelings about Muslims,  50 percent state that…