Iran requested quick international response to US threats

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SHAFAQNA- Permanent Representative of Iran to the UN said imposing sanctions and US withdraw from international agreements are serious threats for the principal charter of the UN and the violation of legal order. And he requested a quick and…

Talal Atrissi: many countries attempt rapprochement with Syria

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SHAFAQNA- Now situation in Syria is changing and many countries demand rapprochement with Damascus. Syrian Foreign Minister waleed Al-Muallem met with his Bahraini counterpart Khaled bin Ahmad Al-Khalifa at the headquarters of the United…

Xi'an, the Muslim Quarter

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SHAFAQNA- China Highlight: The Muslim Quarter, Just as its name implies, is the hub of the Muslim community in Xi'an City, Shaanxi Province. Located to the north of the West Street in the city center, the quarter covers several blocks inhabitated…

Joining CFT facilitates Iran economic ties with world

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SHAFAQNA- “If CFT is approved with the conditions Iran sets and red lines it puts forward, it can prevent abuses and help normalization of Iran’s economic ties with the world,” Kamal Kharrazi said. Iranian parliament on Sunday passed…

US projection in a new global court against Iran

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SHAFAQNA- One week after US threated to quit the international accord relating to the UN top court's jurisdiction because of its juridical losing against Iran, in a new lawsuit US lawyers requested ICJ to disqualify Iran from being heard at…

Five Iraqi civilian injured in bomb explosion

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SHAFAQNA- Four Iraqi civilian was wounded in bomb blast in tow region of Baghdad. A car bomb attack rocked the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Sunday, leaving four civilians wounded, according to a security source. Speaking to the privately-owned…

Terrorist attack against Shiite visitors in Baghdad was thwarted

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SHAFAQNA- A terrorist attack that was planned to target Shiite visitors in Baghdad was thwarted by Iraqi security forces on Sunday. “Security forces received reports about the presence of three suicide bombers in al-Radwaniyah district…

Khashoggi issue: the new Saudi challenge

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SHAFAQNA- Turkish officials believe that missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul and his body later driven from the compound. But Saudi Arabia has denied it, insisting Mr. Khashoggi left shortly…

What is connection between arrogance and hypocrisy?

SHAFAQNA - You see the person who if it is night time and everywhere quiet, is ready to buy bread and take it home, (or) when traveling to a place where no one knows him, is ready to put the suitcase on his back and run. These are the issues…

Can the human being be affected by non-human forces?

SHAFAQNA - If animal forces such as intense desires and rage/anger rule the human being, he/she can never have a constructive role for others. Therefore, we see in narrations that educating someone at the time of rage has been prohibited. Meaning…

My journey to Islam: Quranic Answers Are Not As Christian Bible

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SHAFAQNA- Lawara was born in Spain in a Catholic family. She got familiar with Islam through her sister and reverted to Islam 3 years ago. She is 23 years old now.   Sister Lawara! Rahyafte team (related to Edoardo Agnelli Islamic…

The Prelude to the Martyrdom of Imam Hussain a.s

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SHAFAQNA-When al-Hassan, peace be upon him, died, the Shia in Iraq began to make plans. They wrote to al-Husayn, peace be on him, about removing Mu'awiya and giving the pledge of allegiance to him. However, he refused them and pointed out that…

British journalist: Fatwa of Grand Ayatollah Sistani refuted the West's misconceptions towards Islam

SHAFAQNA- British journalist Robert Carter confirmed that the Fatwa of Grand Ayatollah Sistani refuted the West's misconceptions towards Islam and that the fatwa was issued for the Shias only, pointing out that the truth reveals the verdict…

Al-Monitor: Saudi stability at lowest level in 50 years

SHAFAQNA-Mohammed bin Salman has a succession of successive and unobtrusive decisions inside and outside Saudi Arabia that has brought under question the future of Saudi Arabia, the Arabic-language al-Monitor reported. The report added,…

Liaquat Ali Khan: Like Hussain, always stay in the path of truth and justice

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SHAFAQNA- Liaquat Ali Khan, Pakistan’s first Prime minister, said about Imam Hussain (a.s.), “The martyrdom of Imam Hussain (a.s.) teach us a lesson that whatever the problems or dangers we face, we must not be afraid of it, and must not…

EU new demand to open an office in Tehran

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SHAFAQNA- The head of National Security and Foreign Affairs Committee in Iran Parliment said European Union has proposed a new demand to open an office in Tehran. Heshmatollah Fallahatpishe, addressing the session held in committee with 26…

Video: IN SEARCH OF A HOMELAND, A QUEST FOR AN IDENTITY

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SHAFAQNA- The Muslim Convention will be held November 17, 2018 in Manchester, UK. Date: 17th November 2018 Location: Hotel Mercure, Manchester Piccadilly, UK More info: http://themuslimcon.org/ twitter.com/themuslimcon instagram.com/themuslimcon facebook.com/themuslimcon

When will the doors of repentance close to the human being?

SHAFAQNA - It has been narrated that: When the time comes for a servant of God to die and all the veils are removed from his/her eyes and becomes certain about death, he/she starts crying and begging the angel of death to give him one more day…

Photos: Europe’s largest mosque in Cologne, Germany

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SHAFAQNA- Europe’s largest mosque opened in Cologne, Germany by Turkish President last week.       Read more from Shafaqna: Erdogan opened Germany's largest mosque in Cologne Photos:…

Books to read for Converting to Islam

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SHAFAQNA- Salam Islam: As someone who has recently converted to Islam or the one who has just decided to know more about Islam, you may have come across this dilemma as to which books are better to study and which would give you a fuller and…

War on children: 164% rise in Civilian Casualties in Hodeidah

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SHAFAQNA - According to the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data project, civilian casualties in Yemen have raised 164 percent since June “dramatically” when the Saudi-led coalition launched its brutal siege against the Red Sea port city…

The main points of Ayahs 118 and 121 of Surah Al-An’aam

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated from Ward Ibn Zayd who said: I requested from Imam Baqir (AS): O’ the son of the Prophet (PBUH), dictate a narration in order that I write it down. Imam Baqir (AS) said: O’ people of Kufah, what happened to your…

Developing countries host 85prc of the world's refugees +Video

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SHAFAQNA- 85 percent of the world's refugees live in developing countries. A new deal for refugees means a new deal for host countries. The world's poorest countries continue to shoulder the burden of the global refugee crisis, according…

Australia supports its citizens travel to Iran

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SHAFAQNA- "The country [Australia] still have positive position on Iran and there is no change in country’s decision about its citizens and tourists trip to Iran", the Australian cultural counselor, Hamish Leslie, pointed out. After JCPOA…

MBS to Trump: We’ve bought everything with money

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SHAFAQNA- Donald Trump has warned Saudi Arabia's King Salman he would not last “two weeks" without the backing of the US military. But Bin Salman noted that the two-week timeframe was “not accurate,” as Saudi Arabia existed long before…

Iran PMs approved joining CFT

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SHAFAQNA- Iran Parliament approved a bill on the country’s accession to Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) standards set by the FATF (Financial Action Task Force). Parliament's open session on Sunday morning was attended by Parliament…

Laila Ali Elmi becomes first Muslim woman in Sweden parliament

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SHAFAQNA- Leila Ali Elmi took a seat in the Swedish parliament as the first Somali-Swedish Muslim woman. Somali-Swedish politician Laila Ali Elmi has become the first East African Muslim woman  to be elected to the Swedish National Parliament,…

Nobel prizes awarded to fighters for sexual violence and human rights

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SHAFAQNA- Denis Mukwege , the "man who mends women", and Nadia Murad, a 25-year-old Yazidi activist, are the winners of this year's Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts to end the scourge of sexual violence against women. Mukwege, a gynecologist…

Participation of Imam Hussain (P) Holy Shrine in an international conference at UN

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SHAFAQNA- An official delegation of Imam Hussain (P)  Holy Shrine was sent  to New York to participate in an international conference organized by the Imam Khoei Foundation at the UN Headquarters, in which the two holy shrines of Imam Hussain…

How should children be educated?

SHAFAQNA - One day a group of children were playing and the prophet of Islam (PBUH) who was passing that area saw them and wanted to remind the adults who were with him about their role in educating the children. The Prophet (PBUH) said: Woe…