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AMANDA ALI: A MUSLIM POWER BUILDING PROJECT THAT STRENGTHEN TIES ACROSS FAITH AND SECULAR COMMUNITIES

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SHAFAQNA- “There’s no culture of self-improvement without the culture of self-reflection.” – 12 Rules of Revolution quoted by Mohamed Taleb In the wake of the Supreme Court ruling on President Trump’s Muslim Ban,…

Why the ‘travel ban’ really is a Muslim ban

SHAFAQNA- Before the Supreme Court ruled last week that President Trump’s executive order banning travel to the U.S. by citizens from majority-Muslim nations was not discriminatorily aimed at Muslims, the argument had already been won…

Protest in London / Trump & May - No More Bombs on Syria

SHAFAQNA- The largest anti war group ( Stop the war coalition ) handed a letter signed by MP's, trade unionists, celebrities and academics to No.10 to urge Theresa May to refrain from joining Donald Trump in escalating the war in Syria. At…

Islamophobia under Donald Trump

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SHAFAQNA - Muslims in America are more vulnerable to bigotry and Islamophobia as a result of Donald Trump’s behaviour and actions than they were after the 9/11 attacks, according to a leading Muslim activist. As the country approaches…

UN to ‘unite for peace’ over Jerusalem after US veto at Security Council

SHAFAQNA-A bloc of Arab nations, Turkey and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) have requested the UN General Assembly hold an emergency meeting after the US vetoed a UN Security Council resolution rejecting President Donald Trump’s…

Malaysia rises against Trump's Jerusalem declaration

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SHAFAQNA - MALAYSIA’s Prime Minister has called on Muslims around the world to unite in opposition to Donald Trump’s declaration that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel. Najib Razak told Muslims at an annual gathering of his ruling party…

Ayatolah Khamenei: "The American elite should be ashamed of having such a president.”

SHAFAQNA- Ayatollah Khamenei made the comments in a meeting with members of Iran’s Assembly of Experts in Tehran on Thursday. The statements by the US president did not bring any pride to the American nation, said Ayatollah Khamenei. "The…

Interview: The Pitfalls of 'Buy American'

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SHAFAQNA- Labor Notes/Chris Brooks: Backed by a huge banner reading “Buy American—Hire American,” President Trump declared in March that his administration would make the U.S. the “car capital of the world” again. “For…