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Lebanese delegation attends border demarcation talks with Israel, chaired by Michel Aoun

SHAFAQNA- A meeting of members of the Lebanese delegation in indirect talks with Israel to draw maritime borders will be held today (Monday), chaired by Lebanese President Michel Aoun. The Lebanese presidency wrote on its Twitter account that the meeting will be attended by the commander of the Lebanese army, Joseph Aoun. According to a […]

Ziarat by proxy of Najaf on the night of martyrdom anniversary of Imam Ali (A.S)

SHAFAQNA- Al-Kafeel website is registering for the online pilgrimage of the holy shrine of Amiral-Mo’menin (A.S) on the anniversary of his martyrdom, on the 21st of Ramadhan, to the following address: http://alkafeel.net/zyara/ Let’s have a Ziyarat by proxy from the shrine of Imam Ali (A.S) on behalf of our Master, Imam Mahdi (May God hasten […]

Recommendations of the Grand Ayatollah Safi Golpayegani on the Occasion of “Holy Nights of Al-Qadr”

SHAFAQNA- Recommendations of the Supreme Authority, the Grand Ayatollah Safi Golpayegani on the Occasion of “Holy Nights of Al-Qadr”. In the Name of Allah (SWT), The Most Beneficent, The Most Merciful Praise be to God, the Lord of the worlds, and peace be upon the Master of the Messengers Muhammad and his pure family, especially the […]

Sheikh Isa Qassim called on Manama regime to dialogue with opposition groups & start reforms

SHAFAQNA- ABNA : Bahrain’s most prominent Shia Scholar Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim called on the Manama regime to launch serious dialogue with opposition groups and protesters and start reforms. A a statement released on Friday, Sheikh Qassim said Bahrain is going through severe crises that threaten its very existence. These crises have their roots in […]

Major challenges During Imam Ali’s (A.S) Reign: The Wrongdoers & the Disobedient

SHAFAQNA- After establishing the caliphate in Kufa, and appointing new and effective governors while removing the corrupt ones, everywhere people were speaking about Ali’s (AS) Caliphate except in one region: Syria. Syria was still under the influence and dominance of Muawiyah, who had made his oath of allegiance to the Imam conditional on being given […]

Shafaqna Dictionary of Shia Islam in Media: Laylat-al-Qadr (Night of Decree)

SHAFAQNA- Shafaqna Dictionary of Shia Islam in Media is a multilingual collection of Shia Graphs that explain the words used in Shia News and Shia Media. Laylat-al-Qadr (Night of Decree) The Night of Decree or Laylat-al-Qadr is the night when the Quran was first sent down from Heaven to the world and also the night when […]

Islamic Laws on fasting: Laws of fasting for a traveler

SHAFAQNA- Islamic laws on fasting according to the Fatwas of the Grand Ayatollah Sistani. Laws of fasting for a traveler Ruling 1683: A traveller must not fast if his/her obligation on a journey is to perform the four unit (Rakʿah/Ruk’ah) prayers as two Rakʿahs [i.e. in Qasr form]. A traveller who performs his/her prayer in its […]

Al-Abbas’s (A.S) Holy Shrine covered in black for martyrdom anniversary of Imam Ali (A.S)+Photos

SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: The al-Abbas’s (A.S) Holy Shrine is covered in black announcing the sorrows season in the holy Month of Ramadhan. The walls of the holy shrine of Abal-Fadhl Al-Abbas (A.S) were covered with black banners as a sign of grief in remembrance of the greatest affliction of the Ahlul-Bayt (peace and blessings be upon them) […]

Pope: Divert weapons money to research to prevent future pandemics

SHAFAQNA- Pope Francis in a special prayer service on Saturday in St. Peter’s Basilica said  enormous money spent on weapons should be used instead to prevent future outbreaks. Speaking softly, Frances lamented how the COVID-19 pandemic, has left so many people “anguished, bewildered and weeping for their dear ones who have died, buried sometimes in a […]

UK MP writes to Macron, voices concerns over Islamophobia in France

SHAFAQNA- IQNA: A Muslim member of the UK parliament has written a letter to French President Emmanuel Macron, expressing concerns over his treatment of French Muslims and rising Islamophobia. “I write to you as a British Muslim Parliamentarian deeply concerned over the growing Islamophobia on display in France, which, in some instances, is being legally […]

Tunisian society plans to train 100,000 Quran memorizers

SHAFAQNA- IQNA: Tunisia’s Holy Quran National Society has started a plan to train 100,000 memorizers of the Holy Book. Established in 1968, the society operates under the supervision of the country’s Religious Affairs Ministry. It has branches all over Tunisia and holds various Quranic programs, mostly aimed at promoting memorization of the Quran. Its activities […]

Conference held in Rawalpindi about Imam Ali (A.S)

SHAFAQNA- IQNA: A conference in connection with the 1402nd Martyrdom of Amir-ul-Momineen Hazrat Ali (AS), was organized by Markazi Imam Hussain Council in collaboration with Punjab Arts Council in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, on Sunday. The conference was presided over by Ghazanfar Mehdi, chairman of Markazi Imam Hussain Council. Speaking on the occasion, he highlighted the importance […]

Tunisian President: Real danger is disintegration of country from inside

SHAFAQNA- Tunisian President Kais Saied stressed yesterday (Saturday) that the real danger is the division of the country from within, adding that terrorist operations are not the only threat that threatens countries. According to a statement from the Tunisian presidency, the remarks were made during an Iftar with army, national guard and police officers in […]

Islamic Laws on fasting: Unlawful (Haram) and disapproved (Makruh) fasts

SHAFAQNA- Islamic laws on fasting according to the Fatwas of the Grand Ayatollah Sistani. Unlawful (Haram) and disapproved (Makruh) fasts Ruling 1711: Someone who knows fasting will not cause him significant harm – even though a doctor says it is harmful for him to fast – must fast. And someone who is certain or supposes that […]

Aerial Photos: Construction process of Lady Zaynab (S.A) courtyard in Karbala

SHAFAQNA- Aerial images of the construction process of the courtyard of Hazrat Zaynab (SA) near the Hussaini shrine, in Karbala, Iraq. Persian version Read more from Shafaqna: Karbala: 70 percent progress in construction of Tal Al-Zainabeiah+Video Iraqi Immigration Minister visits Lady Zainab’s (S.A) shrine in Syria+Photos Construction of shrine of Hazrat Zainab (S.A) in Astan […]