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Imam Hussein holy shrine participates in intel’ conference on Iraq’s youth in Cyprus

SHAFAQNA- Organized by the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO), Kalima Center for Dialogue and Cooperation (Affiliated with Grand Ayatollah Sayyid al-Hakeem in Najaf) and the Center for the Study of Islam and the Middle East (Washington, D.C.),…
EgyptAir hijack

Hijacked EgyptAir passenger plane lands in Cyprus

SHAFAQNA - A hijacked EgyptAir airliner has landed at Larnaca airport in Cyprus, reports from the BBC read this Tuesday. News agencies quote airline and Egyptian government sources as saying that the domestic flight travelling from Alexandria…

Call to prayer banned in northern Cyprus

SHAFAQNA - A court in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (KKTC) has temporarily banned reciting the Adhan, the Muslim call to prayer. adhan The local court has banned the recitation of the dawn adhan through minaret speakers on the…

Cyprus’ top Muslim cleric sends message of peace

SHAFAQNA - Cyprus’ top Muslim cleric says Christians and Muslims can again live together peacefully on ethnically divided Cyprus as they did for hundreds of years. Turkish Cypriot Grand Mufti Talip Atalay says Muslims should emulate the…