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200 tons of aid arrives in Syria's Deir Ezzor

SHAFAQNA - A twenty-truck convoy carrying more than 200 tons of relief substances provided by the Syria Trust for Development arrived in Deir Ezzor city on Monday. Speaking to the source, Deir Ezzor Governor Mohammed Ibrahim Samra said that…

In C. African Republic, UN contractors bribed to aid Muslims

SHAFAQNA - Surrounded by hostile Christian militias, Muslim civilians in the volatile Central African Republic town of Bangassou have paid small fortunes to United Nations contractors to hide them in vehicles and take them to safety after U.N.…

Canadian Muslims raise $400K for victims of famine in East Africa

SHAFAQNA - The Windsor Islamic Council, Canada, has raised more than $400,000 in two weeks as part of their effort to assist humanitarian efforts in fighting drought and famine in East Africa. The countries slated to receive cash include Somalia,…

Aid and Policy Welcome to the global war on aid

SHAFAQNA - If you've been working in a UK-based aid organisation over the past few years, you might have noticed a new risk appearing in your logframe: what if the Daily Mail goes after my project? Despite being unelected, unaccountable and…

Turkish aid groups share with Myanmar Muslims for Eid

SHAFAQNA - Two Turkish charitable organizations have delivered more than 2,400 packages of meat from animals sacrificed for the Eid al-Adha holiday to Muslims in Myanmar, including those in the troubled western state of Rakhine. A chief of…

The Mona Relief Organization beats the Saudi blockade once again!

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SHAFAQNA - Thanks to the generosity of its donors - the public - the Mona Relief Organization managed to distribute a whooping 35,000 meals to families across northern Yemen, in those areas the Saudi -coalitions targeted most. But organizing…

A winter in Yemen - When charity becomes a religious duty

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SHAFAQNA - Yemen remains enthralled in a war of attrition, burdened  by poverty and Saudi Arabia’s determination to turn this one nation of Southern Arabia into acquiescent vassal of the crown. But for all their hardship and the daily humiliation…

#SaveALifeInYemen - The Mona Relief Organization goes to war against hunger in Yemen

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SHAFAQNA - In March 2015 Saudi Arabia, the richest country in the Arabian Peninsula and regional superpower declared war on impoverished Yemen. Backed by a grand regional coalition and the tacit agreement of the international community,…

EXCLUSIVE - Yemen blockade's runner - how a group of Yemeni is defying Al Saud blackout on Yemen

SHAFAQNA - “Justice is better than courage as if everyone is fair to others, then there will be no need for courage.” - Imam Ali Since we’re sadly living in a world tainted by injustice and enmities, courage has become a precious commodity,…