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Netherlands allows police officers to wear headscarves in certain...

SHAFAQNA- A new ruling in the Netherlands will allow policewomen serving in certain positions to wear headscarves. The Human Rights Council...

Saudi Arabia to buy $7 Billion in weapons from...

SHAFAQNA - Saudi Arabia has agreed to buy about $7 billion worth of precision guided munitions from U.S. defense...

Saudi blockade in Yemen kills 100s every week

SHAFAQNA - Hundreds of humanitarian staffers from nearly 50 agencies are stranded in Yemen or unable to enter the country...

God’s “Hand” is His Might

SHAFAQNA- There are other verses the superficial meaning of which gives the impression that God has limbs just as humans...

Schools inspectors told to target Muslim girls

SHAFAQNA - Muslim girls in primary schools will be questioned by school inspectors if they wear a hijab or headscarf. Ofsted...

Istanbul University remembers Iranian poet Shahriar

SHAFAQNA - Istanbul University commemorated Mohammad-Hossein Behjat Tabrizi, the prominent contemporary Iranian poet who is known by his pseudonym Shahriar,...

Islam finds a place in Japan

SHAFAQNA - Japan is not a country one would associate with Islam, with it recognised as a Shinto-majority country....

While Saudi Arabia discusses Iran and Hezbollah in Cairo,...

SHAFAQNA- Saudi Arabia has called a meeting of Arab foreign ministers in Cairo to discuss “Iran’s disruptive politics” in the...

Islamic Children’s Books: The Greatest Gift, Wings to Fly...

SHAFAQNA- In the Name of God Heavenlywise Books is a newly established children’s books publication, based in Maryland, U.S.A. The organization...

Quebec City Muslims share their stories at human library...

SHAFAQNA - Dozens of volunteers from Quebec City's Muslim community agreed to take part in a human library event on...

11 Israeli chess players to participate in int’l tournament...

SHAFAQNA - After the Saudi news website, Elaph, interviewed the Israeli Chief of Military Staff Gadi Eisenkott few days...

Teachers and Muslim Students’ Hijabs in US

SHAFAQNA - A Virginia school district has placed a teacher on leave for removing a student’s hijab from her head. The...

Relax — 13 kids at Toronto City Hall is...

SHAFAQNA - Some see the city’s decision to support a Muslim Youth Fellowship internship program as evidence of special treatment...

What did Imam al-Ridha (a.s.) do when Eating?

SHAFAQNA – Imam al-Ridha (a.s.), whenever he attended a meal and wanted to eat, he asked others to place...

Teachers and Muslim Students’ Hijabs in US

SHAFAQNA- The student took to Twitter after the incident Wednesday saying that her hijab was "ripped off her head” by...

The Medicine of Imam Reza (A.S.)

SHAFAQNA-Compiled By: Syed Zainul Abideen Razavi, Tehran, Iran Many mental and spiritual illnesses arise from worry, grief, loneliness, nervous tension...

Muslims and Jews Working Together Against Bigotry Targeting Our...

SHAFAQNA - After denouncing with a rabbi an Islamophobe who was speaking at Stanford University on November 14 through...

Assaults against Muslims in U.S. surpass 2001 level

SHAFAQNA - The number of assaults against Muslims in the United States rose significantly between 2015 and 2016, easily surpassing...

The Prophet’s Love for Hasan and Husain

SHAFAQNA- The prophet’s grandsons, Hasan and Husain (may Allah be pleased with them both) were dearly loved by him. Imam...

A Pilgrimage of the heart – Arbaeen 2017 shows...

SHAFAQNA - Unknown to most, ignored by many for its message would disturb those truths an elite carefully architected around...

Arbaeen – The Untold Largest Pilgrimage in History

SHAFAQNA - Far from the public eye, carefully blanketed by mainstream media silence, the holy city of Karbala saw this...

Then I was Guided

SHAFAQNA- AUTHOR(S): Muhammad al-Tijani al-Samawi An autobiographical account of Sayed Tijani's search for knowledge, which aims to remove some of the barriers...
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Mini-city for pilgrims in Karbala: the largest one

Shafaqna - Sayyid El-Ewssya pilgrim mini-city is a new modern edifice built for pilgrims who come to make a...

Which one of the holy Imams (AS) recited Dua...

SHAFAQNA- The term “faraj” means remedy or improvement or relief from grief and sorrow.  The hadith books which include this term...

World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity: A Second Notice

SHAFAQNA - On November 1992, 1,700 scientists, including several Nobel laureates, issued a warning to humanity: human impacts seriously...

Iran President Visits Quake Site

SHAFAQNA - The government is feverishly attempting to provide the necessary aid, considering the temperatures fell close to freezing point...

For the love of Hussain ibn Ali millions march...

SHAFAQNA - It is said that God loves those who love Imam Hussain … Few men indeed, if any, have...

Death toll rises to 336 in Iran earthquake

SHAFAQNA-A powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake has hit the border region between Iran and Iraq, killing at least 336 people, almost...

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