Video: Islamic Movement in Nigeria rally to condemn Zaria massacre

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SHAFAQNA- Pars Today: Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria have staged yet another peaceful protest to demand the immediate release of their Leader Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky.   Read more from Shafaqna: Zaria massacre: How…

Photos: Opening of the largest Middle Eastern Church in Egypt

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SHAFAQNA- Egypt's president opened the largest Middle Eastern church on Sunday. According to Al-Youm al-Saba, Spokesman for the Egyptian Orthodox Copts Church announced that the opening ceremony of the largest church in the Middle East was…

Zaria massacre: How 4 undergraduate from the same Family were killed

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SHAFAQNA- Tehran Times: Two years on, the horrible experience of December 12-13, 2015 has persisted, like an indelible paint in the eye of my heart. How could I ever forget? It will ever remain a dark day for the remaining days of my life.…

Video: An Egyptian artist creates masterpieces using his mouth to paint

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SHAFAQNA- This Egyptian artist creates masterpieces using his mouth to paint.

Iranian Envoy criticizes silence over Saudi's use of Darfur children soldiers in Yemen

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SHAFAQNA- Mehr News: The Iranian Ambassador to London Hamid Baeidinejad criticized the silence of foreign-based Persian-language media over deploying Darfur children soldiers in Yemen war. In a Sunday tweet, he wrote, “the New York Times…

Video: 4400 year old tomb discovered in Egypt

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SHAFAQNA- Mehr News:  A more than 4,000-year-old private tomb containing "exceptionally well-preserved" drawings has been discovered south of Cairo, according to Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities. The tomb belonged to a royal purification priest…

EGYPTIAN QURANIC SCHOOL IN LUXOR: AN ELITE CENTER WITH MOST BASIC FACILITIES

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SHAFAQNA- In Egypt, although there are new centers and schools in the field of teaching Quran and the use of modern technology in this field, there are still traditional schools that teach the children in a very simple and primitive way. According…

Iran to attend Science Forum South Africa

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SHAFAQNA- A delegation of Iranian entrepreneurs and businessmen will attend the Science Forum South Africa (SFSA), which will be held from December 12 to 14 in Pretoria. Headed by the vice president for science and technology Sourena Sattari,…

Iran lauds global awareness to Yemen disaster

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SHAFAQNA- Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has praised global awareness about the calamities of the Saudi-led war on Yemen, expressing hope that it would help end the war in the country. “We hope that by actions that have…

Nigeria: Call on president MBuhari to release Sheikh Zakzaky

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SHAFAQNA- On November 27, 2018 Followers of Sheikh Zakzaky staged A Peacefull Free Zakzaky protest, from Utako Market to Begger Bridge Area of Abuja, calling to president MBuhari to obey court order & release Zakzaky. &n…

Photos: Celebration of Prophet Muhammad's birth anniversary in Nigeria

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SHAFAQNA- Birthday anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H) in Yola Town organized by members of the Islamic movement in Nigeria under the leadership of Sayyid Ibrahim Zakzaky(H) Yola Town Adamawa State. Read more from Shafaqna: Muslims…

MBS Not Welcome in Tunisia, Say Tunisia protesters

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SHAFAQNA- The Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, is on his first foreign tour after news broke about the murder of Jamal Khashoggi . While Tunisia's presidency said that Bin Salman was welcome, Tunisia protesters Say MBS Not Welcome in…

Sheikh Zakzaki’s Life Documentary at International Resistance Film Festival

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SHAFAQNA- The documentary of three decades of life and struggles of Nigerian Shiite Leader Sheikh Zakzaki presents in the fifteenth International Resistance Film Festival, which will be held in Tehran and Isfahan from December 5 to 9. The…

Seyyed Sadriddin Qapanchi: Wahhabi thought is behind the scenes of Nigeria's killing

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SHAFAQNA- Iraq prayer leader Seyyed Sadriddin Qapanchi in Najaf's Friday prayer sermon criticized the Nigerian government's attack Shiites in Arbaeen rally which resulted in martyrdom and injuries, stressing that " Wahhabi thought and financial…

Video: IMN Supporters Buried Shias Killed by Nigerian Army

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SHAFAQNA- Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) buried 42 of their fellow members that have been killed by the Nigerian army during peaceful protests in the capital Abuja over the past two days.   Read more from Shafaqna: Nigerian…

Nigerian army posts Trump video to justify Killings of Shiites

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SHAFAQNA- Nigeria's army posted a video of US President Donald Trump speech about firing on immigrants to justify opening fire on Shiites and killing them in Arbaeen. The Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) said 49 Shia killed after the army…

Photos: Nigerian army and police raid on Arbaeen Hosseini's march

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SHAFAQNA- The Nigerian army again shot the participants of Arbaeen ceremony on Tuesday. Read more from Shafaqna: Nigerian army killed 42 Arbaeen Mourners Nigerian army murdered 5 Arbaeen mourners in cold blood + Pics Nigeria…

Nigerian army killed 42 Arbaeen Mourners

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SHAFAQNA- Nigerian army have repeatedly opened fire on peaceful Arbaeen mourners of Imam Hussain (A.S) and followers of jailed Nigerian Shiite cleric in Abuja and killed 42 over the previous two days. Security forces opened fire with live…

Egypt, EU sign $155m to stimulate job creation, control migration

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SHAFAQNA- Egypt and the European Union have signed two cooperation agreements worth almost $155 million to create jobs and tackle illegal migrations. The signing was attended by Egyptian Minister of Investment Sahar Nasr and Director-General…

Egypt: Cemetery Workers sold human parts to Medical schools

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SHAFAQNA- Some local sources reported yesterday that a number of traders in Egypt’s Sayeda Zeinab neighbourhood have confessed that they had sold skulls and human body parts to medical schools. The police station in the local town said the…

A Muslim woman from Ethiopia becomes Minister of Defense

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SHAFAQNA- On Tuesday, Ethiopia's Prime Minister appointed a hijab wearing Muslim woman as the Minister of Defense for the African nation. The decision of Ethiopia's Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, to name a woman, Ayisha Mohammad, as the Minister…

2018 Nansen Refugee Award dedicated to South Sudanese Surgeon

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SHAFAQNA- The only functional hospital in South Sudan’s Upper Nile State runs by Dr. Evan Atar Adaha, serving more than 200,000 people, including 144,000 refugees. Evan Atar Adaha, head surgeon and medical director at a remote hospital…

An Egyptian woman activist jailed for speaking out on sexual harassment

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SHAFAQNA- An Egyptian woman human rights defender, Amal Fathy, who has already spent 141 days in prison, has been convicted for posting a Facebook video decrying sexual harassment and criticizing the Egyptian to two-year jail sentence. Amal…

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…
Shiites, Nigeria, Ashura, Tassoua

Video: the ceremony of Imam Hussain (P) Mourning in Nigeria

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SHAFAQNA - A ceremony of mourning for anniversary of Imam Hussain (P) martyrdom was held in Kano, Nigeria. Nigerian shiites gathered for mourning on the day of Tassoua of Muharram, on September 19, 2018. Source:…

Kenya Muharram Mourning Ceremonies

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SHAFAQNA- IQNA: In Kenya, Shia Muslims began holding rituals to mourn Imam Hussein's (AS) martyrdom anniversary. The Board of Trustees of Kenyan Jafari Shias’ Islamic Education Center has invited Ghanaian cleric Sheikh Abdul Jalil Nawui…

Photos: Raas Al-Hussein (P) Mosque in Cairo

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SHAFAQNA - The Al Hussein Mosque is one of the most sacred Islamic sites in Egypt and famously known for it’s housing the oldest complete manuscript of the Holy Qu’ran. It’s location is also in an immensely popular street of Cairo…