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Wahhabism at Saudi Arabian foreign policy’s service

SHAFAQNA - Since emergence of Saudi Arabia in 1932, Al Saud has exploited the instrument of Wahhabism to tackle...

Iran, Turkey exchange views on Iraqi KRG

SHAFAQNA- Head of the Iranian Staff of Armed Forces Mohammad Baqeri held high-level talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan...

Trump silent on imminent unjust 14 Saudi Shia executions

SHAFAQNA - With the fate of 14 men facing execution in Saudi Arabia hanging in the balance, rights groups...

Al-Musawara neighborhood totally destroyed, Saudi Arabia says

SHAFAQNA- According to Eastern Province’s secretariat on Tuesday, the demolition of the neighborhood has been fully completed in preparation for...

Iraq begins operation to liberate Tal Afar from ISIS

SHAFAQNA - Mohammed al-Khudari, a spokesman for Iraq’s Defense Ministry, announced that the Iraqi Air Force launched Tal Afar...

14th Quran recitation contest held in Turkey

SHAFAQNA - The 14th edition of a Quran recitation contest for staff of custodianships of holy places was organized...

Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim, under house arrest for over...

SHAFAQNA - Bahraini regime continues to hold Islamic Scholar Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim, under house for over 80 days...

Jordan blocking Israel envoy’s return over shooting

SHAFAQNA- Jordan is barring the Israeli ambassador to Amman from returning to the Arab country until legal action is taken...

Gaza Three Years After the War: Ten Critical Observations

SHAFAQNA- Three years ago this summer, on July 8, Israel launched the deadliest attack on the Hamas-run Gaza Strip; the...

Deadly dengue fever outbreak in northern Pakistan

SHAFAQNA- More than 350 people in the northern city of Peshawar have been diagnosed with dengue hemorrhagic fever, a local...

Palestinians decry annulment of Jerusalem residence permits

SHAFAQNA- Gaza’s Ministry of Awqaf (religious endowments) has condemned Israel’s decision to annul residence permits for thousands of Jerusalem’s Palestinian...

Iran Quds Force commander vows to annihilate Daesh

SHAFAQNA- Quds Force Commander Major General Qasem Soleimani in reaction to brutal beheading of an Iranian military advisor by Daesh...

Israel to tear down Palestinian school, commercial buildings in...

SHAFAQNA - Israel on Tuesday issued demolition notices for a Palestinian school and some commercial buildings in the West...

Al-Azhar Scholars Answer Colombian Students’ Questions on Islam

SHAFAQNA- Egypt’s al-Azhar Islamic Center has dispatched a delegation of Muslim scholars to Colombia. According to IINA, members of the delegation...
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UN slams “brutality” of Saudi airstrikes on Yemen

SHAFAQNA - The United Nations has condemned the recent Saudi airstrike on Yemen as an example of disregard for civilians'...

Nuclear security expert doubts UN treaty can lead to...

SHAFAQNA- The treaty, adopted on July 7, was approved after months of talks in the face of strong opposition from...

Iran upholds sentences for Saudi Embassy attackers

SHAAFQNA- Ten individuals involved in the attack on the Saudi Arabian Embassy in Tehran in January 2016 had their prison sentences...

Saudi Arabia Politicizing Hajj: Qatar

SHAFAQNA- Qatar's National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) said on Saturday that Qatari citizens have been told they can only enter...

Iran’s Leader urges Saudi Arabia to ensure Hajj security

SHAFAQNA- Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Sunday urged Saudi Arabia to ensure all Hajj pilgrims’...

Saudi Shias told to leave Awamiyah or die

SHAFAQNA- Local sources in the al-Awamiyah town in Saudi Arabia’s Shia-populated Eastern Province say the locals have been told to either...

Karbala to Host Int’l Quran Competition

SHAFAQNA - An international competition on Quran memorization, recitation and interpretation is planned to be organized at the courtyard of...

Qatar FM: Saudi-led bloc of states undermining mediation efforts

SHAFAQNA- Qatar’s foreign minister, who is on a visit to the US, said that the negative behavior of the Saudi-led...

Ten Myths about Israel

SHAFAQNA- Particularly, in the US and some European States, the Israeli and Zionist versions of history are widespread. Israel’s narrative...

Yemen Cholera Worst on Record and Numbers Still Rising

SHAFAQNA- Massive aid effort and cease-fire needed as rainy season approaches. The number of people with cholera in Yemen is now...

Mohammed bin Nayef forced from power by younger cousin...

SHAFAQNA - The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia was reportedly forced from power by his younger cousin over claims...

Saudi Arabia – Bin Salman’s Coup Is a Model...

SHAFAQNA- Someone wanted the public to know that the new Saudi clown prince Mohammed Bin Salman (MbS) took up his new position...

Palestinians clash with Israeli police in Beit-ul-Moqaddas

SHAFAQNA- Ahmad GHARABLI/AFP Palestinian worshippers run for cover as Israeli forces fire tear gas following protest prayers held outside Beit-ul-Moqaddas' Old...

Islamic State and key questions

SHAFAQNA- Beyond the triumph, however, what is essential for the restoration of peace and stability to the Middle East is...

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