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Islam and Muslims in Argentina

SHAFAQNA - Muslim minorities in Latin America have received considerably less attention than comparable communities in Europe or in the United States. Islam is a growing religion in Latin America, and policy makers have yet to recognize this…

Muslims in Canada Share Iftar with Indigenous People

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SHAFAQNA - Muslim leaders in the Manitoba province in the longitudinal centre of Canada have invited indigenous people to share spirits of Ramadan, paying an overdue payment to the community. “Ramadan is a time that we try to bring out the…

Calgary conference aims to dispel Muslim myths

SHAFAQNA - About 200 Calgarians attended a conference on Saturday with a goal of addressing Islamophobia through dialogue. The non-profit group "Think for Actions" organized the "Your Muslim Neighbour" day-long event. It covered many…

Congressman Hank Johnson calls out Saudi Arabia on links with Terror

SHAFAQNA - In a debate  on radicalism, Democratic Congressman Hank Johnson spoke on the need to address the internal political factors that contribute to Islamic extremism. He said that the global Jihadi movement is closely related to the…

Muslim woman kicked out by Trump campaign for silently protesting

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SHAFAQNA - A Muslim woman wearing a hijab was escorted out of Donald Trump's campaign event on Friday by police after she stood up in silent protest during Trump's speech. Rose Hamid, a 56-year-old flight attendant sitting in the stands directly…

New York City settles lawsuits after police illegally target Muslims

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SHAFAQNA - America’s largest police department has been forced to agree that it would not conduct surveillance based on religion, race and ethnicity after it was accused of illegally monitoring Muslims in New York City. The city has settled…

Iran speaks stand against hegemony and political bullying

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SHAFAQNA - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says Iran throws its weight behind those standing up to bullying and hegemony across the globe. “The Islamic Republic of Iran supports anyone, wherever in the world,…

US, Russia mull joint coordination against ISIL

SHAFAQNA - It is vital that there is coordination of all efforts, including those of the U.S. and Russia, in the fight against ISIL, America’s top diplomat said on Sunday. “The critical thing is that all of the efforts need to be coordinated,”…