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Replica of Holy Grille of Imam Hussain (P) in front of Marble Arch

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: The replica of the Holy Grille at the famous 19th-century British landmark – Marble Arch, was displayed by The Museum of Imam Hussein Holy Shrine . This was while the Muslim community in the British capital was…

Why should you eat Halal even if you are not a Muslim?

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SHAFAQNA - The Seattle Globalist | By: Muaadh Nalir : Being a student for a summer exchange program at Seattle, I couldn’t complain about anything except for one thing, FOOD! I, being a Muslim, found it difficult in finding halal meat (raw…

The Xi’an Mosque

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SHAFAQNA- Asian Inspirations: The Xi’an mosque is located near the Drum Tower – on 30 Huajue Lane of Xi’an, Shaanxi province, China. It is one of the oldest standing Mosques in China, built around 700 AD. It was further expanded during…

Muslim Democrats find a welcoming home at state convention

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SHAFAQNA - Dallas News | by Forrest Milburn : Zulikha Hussain wasn’t always a diehard Democrat. In the past, she’s even voted for a few Republicans, but that changed when Donald Trump secured his party’s nomination in 2016. Her opinion…

Intensive Course on Shia Studies Planned in Vienna Austria

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SHAFAQNA - IQNA : Iran’s University of Religions and Denominations is organizing a Shia Studies course in Vienna, Austria. With its experience of organizing six intensive international courses on Shia Studies in the holy city of Qom and…

The Non-Muslim Victims Of Islamophobia

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SHAFAQNA - Just before mass on March 19, Rev. Tomy Kalathoor Mathew, an Indian priest, was stabbed in the neck right before services in Melbourne, Australia. The perpetrator confronted Rev. Mathew, with witnesses claiming that the man accused…

Protecting non-Muslims - scholars debate in Morocco

SHAFAQNA - Muslim scholars will meet in Morocco to discuss how to protect non-Muslims living in their communities. The summit is the first of its kind in almost 1,400 years and is expected to attract more than 300 Islamic leaders from Muslim…

French mosques open their doors to non-Muslims

SHAFAQNA - Hundreds of mosques and Islamic prayer rooms across France have opened their doors to encourage visits by non-Muslims in a country shaken by recent jihadist attacks. Dubbed "a brotherly cup of tea", local mosques are handing out…

Over 70 thousand books and cultural items offered to non-Iranian pilgrims of Imam Reza

SHAFAQNA - Manager of non-Iranian pilgrims of Astan Quds Razavi said, “Over seventy thousand and six hundred books and cultural items have been supplied, bought, and presented or sent to the non-Iranian pilgrims, in the first six months of…

Non-Muslims help repair Punjab mosque

SHAFAQNA - The sharp lines drawn between Hindus and Muslims since the lynching of Mohammed Akhlaq in Dadri get blurred in a village near Ludhiana. Everyone in Nathowal village knows that temperatures have reached boiling point over beef eating…

Chicago Mosques Welcome Non-Muslim Visitors

SHAFAQNA - A leading Chicago Muslim organization has announced plans for hosting open day next Sunday in several mosques around the city, offering answers to anyone curious to learn about Islam. "It gives individuals who may not know a Muslim…