SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: The al-Kafeel Global Network – the official website of the al-Abbas’s (p) Holy Shrine – has completed the work of the Ziyarat, prayer and supplication for the special Ziyarat that occurred in the blessed month of Ramadan, in addition to performing some of its specific actions on behalf of those registered on the […]
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SHAFAQNA- AIM in collaboration with the Islamic Education Center Houston and Light of Guidance Detroit to hold online discussion on ‘Imam Khomeini (RA): The Social Muwahid’ today June 5th, 2020. Guests include Sheikh Usama Abdulghani, Sayyid Farhat Abbas, Sheikh Shamshad Haider and Sister Marzieh Hashemi. The program starts at 23.30 London time ( New York: […]
SHAFAQNA- “The Ahlal-Bayt (A.S) gave Da’wah from many different angles. In doing so one’s foundation is stronger because you’ll have many reasons on why you do something. I like using artistic fields to accomplish this because the average person is more likely to wear, watch, or listen to something before reading books about it”. Mukhtar Ali is a […]
SHAFAQNA- Two copies of the Holy Quran, both manuscript and dating back more than 250 years, are kept in the Central Library of the city of Salyan in the Republic of Azerbaijan for many years. According to the Azartaj news agency, the Central Library of the Republic of Azerbaijan, called “Nezami Ganjavi”, contains books that […]
SHAFAQNA- Churches and mosques have opened or are opening across WAVE Country, Louisville, KY. Area Mosques, including the Muslim Community Center off of Westport Road, opened up on Monday with new guidelines including limited prayer services and physical distancing measures. The Guiding Light Islamic Center off of Six Mile Lane did the same. Opening back […]
SHAFAQNA- The Iranian President has expressed sympathy with demonstrators who have taken to the streets across the US in protest at the police killing of George Floyd, an African American.
SHAFQNA- Al Kafeel: The staffs of the department of the Maqam of the Master of the Order and the Time (may Allah(SWT) hasten his holy reappearance) continue their work of caring for the holy Maqam from maintenance in addition to cleaning its external surroundings, as well as its adjacent market of Imam As-Sadiq (peace be […]
SHAFAQNA- Notre Dame Cathedral’s forecourt opened up to the public Sunday afternoon for the first time since the ravaging fire on the night of 15April last year. The body overseeing the Gothic structure’s restoration issued a statement on Sunday saying that the reopening was finally made possible after several deep cleaning operations took place to […]
SHAFAQNA- Khamenei.ir: Some quotations from Ayatollah Khamenei, about the differences between Imam Hassan’s (A.S) peace and Imam Hussain’s (A.S) uprising: 1. Imam Hussain (AS) opposed an oppressive ruler, whereas Imam Hassan (AS) was dealing with the people. One interpretation, according to Martyr Motahhari, is that when Imam Hussain (AS) was martyred, he was both protesting […]
SHAFAQNA – Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh are at high risk of the Coronavirus outbreak and, social distancing in camps is almost impossible. While, many refugees are unaware of how this disease spreads, Charity workers have raised concerns about the lack of hygiene and protection in the camps. There are some places where social distancing seems […]
SHAFAQNA | by Amir Hakeem : The philosophy of Imam Khomeini (R.A) can mobilize African Americans to free themselves from the US racism. African Americans fight against the American empire, will only bear effective results when they stop following the path of their former slave owners children and restore their ancestors legacy in following the […]
SHAFAQNA- A Muslim teenager has won the Rotary Young Citizen Peacemaker Award 2020 for her community efforts. Iqra Khan (16), student at Bradford Academy, was chosen as the winner of the prestigious Rotary Young Citizen Peacemaker Award 2020. Growing up in Bradford has been difficult for 16-year-old Iqra Khan who experienced an Islamophobic attack and racial abuse […]
SHAFAQNA- Some Muslim American groups are calling for the dismissal of a newly appointed religious freedom adviser for the U.S. Agency for International Development, citing past online posts that disparage Islam on his social media. Last week, the Trump administration made an ironic choice to fill the post of religious freedom adviser at the U.S. […]
SHAFAQNA- RT: A bomb exploded inside a Mosque in Kabul’s Green Zone, killing one person and injuring at least three others. Interior ministry spokesman Tariq Arian confirmed that the attacker blew himself up inside a washroom at the Wazir Akbar Khan mosque in the central district, next to the Green Zone – home to international […]
SHAFAQNA- “Imam Khomeini (RA) revolutionized people’s view of religion. Religion developed from being a personal matter limited to prayers and fasting into being a matter for building a civilization, a society and human beings. Such a change was even produced in the jurisprudence,” Iran’s Supreme Leader expressed today. The ceremony commemorating the anniversary of the […]
SHAFAQNA- Sheikh Mohamed Al-Najjar, a Muslim American in a video message sent to Shafaqna speaks about Imam Khomeini’s (RA) influence on the people of world.
SHAFAQNA- Activists, Tamika Mallory and Stephen Jackson speak at rally for George Floyd who was murdered.
SHAFAQNA- A Lebanese journalist after meeting Imam Khomeini (RA): ‘A Halo Constantly Surrounded Him’.
SHAFAQNA- Among his prophetic acts was the letter Imam Khomeini (RA) wrote toward the end of his blessed life to President Mikhail Gorbachev. A survey of the events of Imam Khomeini’s (RA) life will reveal the undeniable fact that the Imam had a prophet-like character surpassing that of any celebrated figure in contemporary history. His character, […]
SHAFAQNA-IRNA : Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a message referred to US’ recent crime of killing a black American, saying that ‘the knee-on-neck’ technique is nothing new; and it has carried out against Iranian people for the past two years. “The “knee-on-neck” technique is nothing new: Same cabal—who’ve admitted to habitually “lie, cheat, […]
SHAFAQNA- IQNA: First Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives Hassan Karim Al-Kaabi called on Saudi Arabia to restore the Baqi Cemetery . In a statement on Monday, Al-Kaabi urged the Saudi government to restore the shrines of Shia Imams (AS) in the cemetery. He also called on international organizations and Muslim and Arab […]
SHAFAQNA- IRNA : A special issue pamphlet was published in in Greek and English in Athens to commemorate Imam Khomeini (RA) (1902 –1989) on the 31st anniversary of his departure. According to the cultural attaché of Iran in Athens, a special ceremony is held every year to mark the occasion. But this year due to […]
SHAFAQNA- Iqna: The appointment of a Hijba-wearing Muslim woman as a judge in the UK, highly welcomed by the Egyptian Dar Al Ifta’s Islamophobia Watch. In a statement posted on its Facebook page, the Islamophobia Watch said the move was a positive one in countering anti-Islamic far-right groups. It noted that the move has received […]
SHAFAQNA- Iqna: A Quran inscription and Quranic sciences chair has been launched in Taibah University in Medina, Saudi Arabia. The university’s president, Abdul Aziz Al-Sarani said the science of Quran inscription discusses the methods and principles used by the companions of the Holy Prophet (PBUH) to write down the verses of the Quran, according to […]
SHAFAQNA- The Governor of the holy city of Karbala spoke about the violations occurred in the field of entrance of non-natives into the province during the adoption of the measures because of Coronavirus outbreak and announced the time of the reopening of Karbala. According to the Shafaqna’s translation service, quoting from Al-Furat News, “Nasif Al-Khattabi” […]
SHAFAQNA- Maidenhead Mosque broadcast its first ever outdoor call to prayer at the weekend but the doors of the mMsque will remain closed to worshippers. The Adhan was delivered on Sunday at 1.30 pm by chairman Saghir Ahmed to an empty mosque and transmitted on loudspeakers outside. Between 50 and 60 people came to the […]
SHAFAQNA- Bahrain’s Islamic Action Society said: “On the 8th of Shawwal, the International Day of Al-Baqi ‘, we call on the Islamic Ummah to take a stand in this area and demand the construction of the Jannat Al-Baqi’ Foundation through activities and efforts.” In a statement published yesterday, the Bahraini Islamic Action Society condemned Al-Saud’s […]
SHAFAQNA- The US protests reached new levels in Washington DC tonight, June 1st 2020, when demonstrators defied curfews and set fires near top government buildings including the White House and Washington Monument. Donald Trump has created a chaotic year for US citizens having started 2020 by assassinating Iranian Major General Qasem Soleimani, followed by his […]