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The Orientalist Gaze Speaks Loud: William Shaler on Algerian Women

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SHAFAQNA - William Shaler (1773 – March 29, 1833) was an American government official who served as a diplomat and confidential agent in several foreign locations, including Algiers, Mexico and Cuba. He was one a key foreign agent in Algeria,…

Algerian Blind Sisters Memorizers of Entire Quran

SHAFAQNA- Three Algerian sisters who are visually-impaired have managed to learn the entire Quran by heart. Sabrina, Hannan and Wahida live in Qiqba area in the city of Batna, northeast of Algeria. According to Bawaba al-Sharq website,…

Algeria Distributes Quran Copies in Russia

SHAFAQNA - According to Algeria’s official news agency, they were handed out in mosques and religious centers in Moscow as well as in Siberia and Russia’s Far East regions. The distribution in Moscow took place in a special ceremony…