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Iraq election: some Ballot boxes burned before recount in east Baghdad

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SHAFAQNA - A massive fire broke out Sunday in three warehouses containing ballot boxes of Iraq's parliamentary election in downtown capital Baghdad. According to BBC, the fire hit Iraq's biggest ballot paper warehouse that was being used…

Judge Rejects Injunction against Mosque in Detroit, US

SHAFAQNA- A US federal judge refused to stop construction of a mosque that was the result of a settlement between a Detroit suburb and the US Justice Department. Some residents are upset that Sterling Heights struck a deal to allow the…

Top Judge Stands Up For The Constitutional Rights Of Muslims

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SHAFAQNA - The Massachusetts Supreme Court chief justice has issued a powerful and encouraging reminder to Muslims amid a wave of Islamaphobic sentiment: The U.S. Constitution is on your side. Chief Justice Ralph Gants spoke at the state's…

US Court defends free speech - this time Muslims benefit!

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SHAFAQNA - A US federal judge has overruled a decision taken by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to not run ads promoting a documentary about Muslims comedians. The judge argued the transportation agency had "improperly labeled them…