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Increase of hate crimes against Muslims in Canada

SHAFAQNA– The number of hate crimes targeting Muslims were up by more than 200 percent last year in Canada’s most populous province, Ontario. Much like in the U.S., Canada has become politically more divided in recent years over issues such as migration and religion. Far-right groups have grown in number. Canada’s two most populous provinces, […]

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Video: Over 50% of Afghan refugees are children

SHAFAQNA- Did you know over 50% of Afghan refugees are children? Learn more about Afghanistan and how UNHCR is helping families displaced by conflict and drought.    Read more from Shafaqna: Video: Canadians are opening their hearts and homes to Refugees Video: Demands for Justice grow louder Video: A French artist paints the homes of Refugees all over […]

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‘You are loved’: Threatened Muslim girl receives 500 supportive notes

SHAFAQNA– Two weeks after receiving the threats, 10-year-old Muslim girl receives 500 interfaith letters of support from all over the United States. The Muslim child, a fifth-grade student at Hemenway Elementary School, discovered a note in her cubby calling her a terrorist, followed by a second letter days later that said “I will kill you,” […]

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The first Divine Mass of Christians held in Saudi Arabia

SHAFAQNA- A Christian official in Egypt yesterday announced that he was organizing the first religious ceremony for Christians in Saudi Arabia. This came in a special statement made by Anba Morcos, Archbishop of the Shubra al-Khaymah (north of Cairo), according to Rai Alyoum. Anba Morcos, a senior church official, explained that his first visit to […]

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Reason behind al-Masirah stop working is representation of criminality against Yemenis

SHAFAQNA- Ibrahim al-Dailami, General Director of Yemeni satellite TV channel Al-Masirah emphasized that “al-Masirah, on the one hand, aims to depict Yemen’s devotion and on the other hand, to expose and disperse the Saudi invaders and their crimes against the Yemeni people”. Al-Dailami told Mehr News Agency “the reason for stopping of Yemeni broadcasting network is […]

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Bahrain: Former head of Sharia Commission arrested/ Al-Wefaq comment on second round of Parliamentary election

SHAFAQNA- While the Bahraini opposition boycotted parliamentary and municipal elections, the Al Khalifa regime, regardless of their demands, held the second round of elections, while the Bahraini opposition, which has almost the majority of the country are still continuing their protests and rejecting the elections. The deputy secretary general of Al-Wefaq Society, Sheikh Hussein Al-Daihi, […]

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Iran’s Zarif blames U.S Complicity in war crimes

SHAFAQNA– Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif slams Complicity of U.S in war crimes in Yemen, emphasizing that aim of U.S is creating Permanent instability to justify heinous policy. “Complicity in Saudi & UAE war crimes with arms, intel & logistical support apparently not enough”, Zarif tweeted on Sunday. “US also proliferating advanced weapons to […]

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Jewish-Muslim cooperation in Scotland against antiSemitism and Islamophobia

SHAFAQNA– The Muslim Council of Scotland and the Scottish Council of Jewish Communities have agreed a set of concrete steps to expand cooperation between the two faith communities and to “setting up a ‘ faith-specific social care service. The Muslim Council of Scotland (MCC) and the Scottish Council of Jewish Communities (SCoJeC) said they were […]

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Texas Republicans want to remove Muslim from Vice Chair Post of Local GOP

SHAFAQNA– Some GOP leaders in Tarrant County in Texas want to remove Shahid Shafi from local GOP leadership, because he’s Muslim. This issue is a controversial effort that began months ago when a small group of local Republicans began pushing to remove Shahid Shafi, a Muslim, from the post of vice chairman. Texas House Speaker […]

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Photos: Protest of the families of Pakistani prisoners detained in Bahrain

SHAFAQNA- Protest of the families of Pakistani prisoners detained in Bahrain‘s prisons.   Read more from Shafqna: Video: If a Muslim family moves next door to you… What were the recommendations of Imam Hassan Askari (AS) for Shia Muslims? 10-year-old Muslim girl in Massachusetts receives threatening notes

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Video: Canadians are opening their hearts and homes to Refugees

SHAFAQNA- 40 years ago Canadians sponsored her mother as a refugee. Now she’s Canadian herself, sponsoring a refugee family in need.   Read more from Shafaqna: Video: Demands for Justice grow louder Video: A French artist paints the homes of Refugees all over the world Video: Incredible path of Syrian boy from refugee to red carpet […]

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Photos: Suppression of the protests against settlements in Ramallah

SHAFAQNA- Isreal military suppressed the protests rally against settlements in eastern Ramallah in the West Bank of the Jordan River. Read more from Shafaqna: Photos: Jamal Abdel Nasser Mosque in Ramallah – Palestine Palestinian boy is killed in Ramallah Palestine: Several Palestinians injured by Israeli soldiers in Silwad  

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Facing Sharp blame on Saudi Ties, U.S. claims Iranian Threat Growing

SHAFAQNA– Facing increasing pressure to end all U.S. involvement in the Saudi-led war crimes in Yemen, The Trump administration on Thursday attempted a deflection, accusing Iran of stepping up violations of a U.N. ban on arms exports and threatens Iran to use military action against Iran. In a press conference on Thursday, Brian Hook, the […]

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United Nations Representative meet Ayatollah Sistani

SHAFAQNA- Yan Kubish, the representative of the UN Secretary General in Iraq, met Ayatollah Sistani on the occasion of the completion of his missions in Iraq. In this meeting, Ayatollah Sistani said “The new Iraqi government is facing a lot of missions and tasks and is looking forward to its successes, especially in the areas […]

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Men causes subordination of women/Women oppressed over the history +photos

SHAFAQNA- The first round of the chain-jurisprudence conferences titled “Women Legal Challenges in Jurisprudence” held at Imam Khomeini research academy this morning by Feqhus-sa-Qalain institute associated with great Ayatullah  Sane`ai. It was attended by university and religious Madrasa (Howzeh) lecturers and women affairs activists. Saying women being subordinated by men over the history, Hojjat-ul-Islam-wal-Muslemin Ali Akbar […]

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The Supreme Religious Authority: The ignorant who thinks that he is knowledgeable can not learn

SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: The Supreme Religious Authority has shown that poverty is not poverty of money, but it is poverty of learning. And the ignorant who thinks that he is knowledgeable can not learn, and this is one of the most difficult types of ignorance because it is a composite ignorance. And this matter is felt in […]

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Is Adopting Children Permitted in Islam?

SHAFAQNA- Salam Islam: Many incidents happen in societies which make so many children orphans, Incidents such as earthquakes, floods, tsunamis, or smaller events. Thus, the issue of taking care of these orphan kids becomes a challenge that should be dealt with. Many of these children may be sent to orphanages by the government. And they keep waiting […]

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Photos: Words on the gates leading to Imam Hussain (P) lattice-enclosed tomb

SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: Words on the gates leading to Imam Hussain lattice-enclosed tomb. Read more from Shafaqna: Amnesty International’s Former Advisor: Imam Hussain’s been wronged twice, malicious media distorts Islam Video: Faraj Prayer in the holy shrine of Imam Hussain (AS) Video: Italian Catholic Woman Proud to be Arbaeen Pilgrim 3 modern pilgrims cities equipped for […]

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Video: If a Muslim family moves next door to you…

SHAFAQNA- Muslim brain drain phenomena overseas to the West is well known & Muslims do carry their values and Islamic practices consistently with them. This comment reflects why the negative securitisation & criminalisation of Islam is wrongly propagated. To scare people from away from us.     Read more from Shafqna: What were the recommendations of […]

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Aid groups urged US to end military support in Yemen’s civil war

SHAFAQNA- The five humanitarian organizations urged the US, as one of the most generous humanitarian donors in Yemen, to end military support to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in Yemen’s civil war, warning of 14 million people being at risk of starvation if conflict continues. A joint statement by the International Rescue […]

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Iraqis slam Saudi war crimes in Yemen

SHAFAQNA- Hundreds of Iraqi condemned Saudi coalition war crimes in Yemen. Gathering in one of the main squares in Baghdad and carrying placards, they expressed solidarity with the oppressed people of Yemen. They also urged governments and active bodies in humanitarian aid to pay attention to saving Yemenis from Saudis’ bombardment. Iraqi protestors denounced international […]

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Iran cannot ‘wait forever’ for EU’s promised SPV

SHAFAQNA– Iran ‘s Deputy Foreign Minister said EU needs more time to introduce operational measures, but underlined that Iran cannot wait forever. Despite the US pressures, the European Union continues efforts to provide a financial mechanism for trade with Iran, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araqchi said. He made the remarks in […]

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Video: Afghanistan’s First Lady Rula Ghani explains why Women are the agents of change

SHAFAQNA- Afghanistan‘s First Lady Rula Ghani explains why women are the agents of change.   Read more from Shafaqna: Video: Suicide-Bomb kills, injures Dozens in Afghanistan Afghanistan: 250 Families Displaced to Bamyan from Jaghori, Malistan Afghanistan: Hazara Shiites under Taliban attack in a war never seen before

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Astana peace conference on Syria: The guarantor states failed to achieve a UN-backed constitutional committee

SHAFAQNA – Despite positive comments by the Turkish, Russian, and Iranian delegations on the results of the Astana peace conference, the U.N. envoy to Syria said the latest talks to end the war are a missed opportunity. Astana 11 final statement, pointed out to the importance of continuing efforts aimed at helping the Syrians regain […]