Photos: Lake Urmia's Mud Bath Health Benefits

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SHAFAQNA- Since a very long time, Lake Urmia has been known for its health benefits. Mud bath’s health benefits is one of the prominent features of Lake Urmia. Since the mud in Lake Urmia is rich in sodium, chloride, magnesium, potassium,…

Photos: The Sofra of Lady Ruqayyah (P) spread in Karbala

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: For the fourth year in row, the Sofra of Saint Ruqayyah (peace be upon her) spread along the square between the two holy shrines of Imam Al-Hussayn and his brother Aba Al-Fadl Al-Abbas (peace be upon both of them). In…

Replica of Holy Grille of Imam Hussain (P) in front of Marble Arch

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: The replica of the Holy Grille at the famous 19th-century British landmark – Marble Arch, was displayed by The Museum of Imam Hussein Holy Shrine . This was while the Muslim community in the British capital was…

Photos: Arbaeen pilgrimages walk towards Karbala

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SHAFAQNA- Arbaeen pilgrimages walk towards Karbala     Read more from Shafaqna: PHOTOS: THE 29TH ANNUAL ASHURA DAY PROCESSION HELD IN LONDON            Ashura 2018 in different Countries around…

Flags of Imam al-Hussayn (P) and of Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas (P) fluttered in New York

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: For the first time In a ceremony in the state of New York, the delegation of the holy shrines of Imam al-Hussayn and of al-Abbas (peace be upon both of them), which is there to organize and participate in an international…

The Muslim Foundation in New York is visited by the delegations of holy shrines of Karbala

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: The holy shrines of Imam al-Hussayn and of al-Abbas (peace be upon both of them)'s joint delegation, visited one of the Islamic institutions in New York; the Muslim Foundation which houses the Masjid of Imam Ali (peace…

Photos: Successful Afghan immigrants in Iran

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SHAFAQNA:  Afghanistan has been catastrophically impacted by long wars for many years while this country was once a part of Iran. Lack of security in Afghanistan has caused its people to immigrate to other countries. Since Iran is the neighbour…

Infographics: What Are Parents Rights in Quran?

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SHAFAQNA- Salam Islam: This infographic give us a quick look at what the holy Quran says about parents rights.    Read more from Shafaqna: The Holy Quran and the Parents French parents name baby ‘Jihad,’ may face charges Infographics:…

Photos: Europe’s largest mosque in Cologne, Germany

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SHAFAQNA- Europe’s largest mosque opened in Cologne, Germany by Turkish President last week.       Read more from Shafaqna: Erdogan opened Germany's largest mosque in Cologne Photos:…

Photos: Iran's Harvesting dates

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SHAFAQNA:  A sweet fruit which is common in North Africa and West Asia, is called Date and it grows on a date palm. There are different kinds of dates such as Piarom, Mazafati, Gantar, Estemaran, Zahedi, Barhi, etc., which grow in southern…

New Heads of Iraq state +Photos

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SHAFAQNA- Iraq's Parliment has elected Kurdish politician Barham Salih as the country's new president and Salih has named  Shia politician Adel Abdul Mahdi as Prime Minister. After several postponements Iraqi parliament held session tonight…

Photos: Eucharist ceremony for Commemoration of the Saint George in Tehran

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SHAFAQNA: A ceremony for commemoration of the Saint George was attended by the Archbishop of the Armenians of Tehran at the Saint George Church in Tehran.  Eucharist ceremony was held on September 29, 2018. …

Photos: Iran's response to Ahvaz terrorist attack ringleaders

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SHAFAQNA- In response to ringleaders of Ahvaz terrorist attack, Iran shot 6 surface-surface ballistic missiles to takfiri terrorists' positions in eastern Euphrates Syria on Monday. "Security of the Iranian people is the Armed Forces' redline…

Infographics: 10 Key dates of The First World War

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SHAFAQNA: World War I, also called First World War or Great War, an international conflict that in 1914–18 embroiled most of the nations of Europe along with Russia, the United States, the Middle East, and other regions. The war pitted…

The presence of Sheikh Issa Qassim at the Islamic Center of the Grand Ayatullah Khoei in London

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SHAFAQNA- At the end of the mourning of the first decade of Muharram, the Islamic Center of the Grand Ayatollah Khoei in London held a ceremony dedicated to the glorification of the Servants of Imam Hussain (P). Sheikh Issa Qassim, the leader…

Glorification of the Servants of Imam Hussain (P) at the Islamic Center of the Grand Ayatullah Khoei in London

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SHAFAQNA- Glorification of the Servants of Imam Hussain (A.S.) at the Islamic Center of the Grand Ayatullah Khoei , London. Read more from Shafaqna: New images of the mournful march of Ashura in…

New images of the mournful march of Ashura in London

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SHAFAQNA - New images of the mournful march of Ashura's noon in London. Read more from Shafaqna: PHOTOS: THE 29TH ANNUAL ASHURA DAY PROCESSION HELD IN LONDON            Ashura…

Terror attack on military parade in Ahvaz, Iran +Video

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SHAFAQNA- In a terrorist attack on a military parade in Iran’s southern city of Ahvaz on Saturday, ten people were killed and at least 20 people others injured , a provincial governor said.  Gunmen opened fire on people from behind a…

Video: Enormous Ashura march across the streets of Dearborn, Michigan

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SHAFAQNA- In the state of Michigan in USA, the city of Dearborn, has witnessed a mass march in which blag flags were raised to express slogans against injustice, renewing the pledge to the martyr of Karbala; Imam al-Hussayn (peace be upon him),…

Photos: THE 29th ANNUAL ASHURA DAY PROCESSION held IN LONDON

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SHAFAQNA – Muslims in the United Kingdom gathered in central London for mourning in the anniversary of Imam Hussain (P) martyrdom.  The 29th Annual Ashura Day Procession was held in London on  September 20, 2018 on the day of Ashura. Thousands…
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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:…

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…

Photos: Ashura mournings processions, recall the arrival of Imam al-Hussayn (P) to Karbala

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel:Since Imam Al-Hussayn (peace be upon him) went out from the city of his grandfather (Allah's prayers be upon him and his holy Household) until he arrived to Karbala, he passes through many villages along the way, but he has…

Photos: Muharram mourning ceremony in Kuwait

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SHAFAQNA- Some Hussainiya in Kuwait held mourning ceremony on the fifth night of Muharram and iterated events from Imam Hussein's departure from Jeddah to the death of Moslem bin Aqeel, Ambassador of Imam in Kufa. A number of Preachers outlined…

Photos: Between Sidon and Tyre city, Lebanon; The Shrine of Prophet Sari is located

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain :   Read more from Shafaqna: Photos: Displaying A Manuscript of the Holy Quran Written By Imam Ali (P) Photos: Hamedan, Asian Tourism hub in 2018 Photos: Kerbela, intensive preparations made for…

Photos: Hamedan bazaar's vending mourning attires apparatus during Muharram

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SHAFAQNA- The most important Shi’a mourning ceremony is Muharram which commemorates the death of Imam Hussein (AS). Iranian people, every year with the arrival of Muharram, mourn for Imam Hussein (AS), Third Infallible Imam of Household of…

Photos: The Flag of the holy shrine of Imam Ali (P) Raised above Three Iraqi Universities

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Ali Network: Three official representatives from the Holy Shrine of Imam Ali (PBUH)  raised the flag of Imam Ali (PBUH) on three Iraqi universities. The academics and professors of these universities and some people of Misan,…