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en shafaqna BEIJING IS LAUNCHING A MINI-MARSHALL PLAN FOR THE MIDDLE EAST

Beijing is launching a mini-Marshall Plan for the Middle East

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SHAFAQNA- As President Xi Jinping impels China to take a more active role internationally, the Middle East is becoming one of its key staging grounds. Beijing is launching a mini-Marshall Plan for the Middle East and North Africa. China and…

Singaporean Arabs seek for Their Ancestors in Yemen

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SHAFAQNA - Arab News : The first car to arrive in Tarim, a historic town in the Hadhramaut Valley of Yemen, was an American Studebaker. It had traveled across oceans and continents to get there — but not without the help of one prominent…

Haaretz: Qatar Crisis Weakened the U.S. in the Middle East

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SHAFAQNA - Haaretz : At a time when the United States hopes to exert maximum pressure on Iran, a regional bloc created by Persian Gulf Arab countries to counter Tehran looks increasingly more divided ahead of the anniversary of the diplomatic…

Omani City Hosting Quran Exhibition

SHAFAQNA - A Quran exhibition has been mounted in the city of Bushar in Oman’s Muscat province. Organized by the city’s Islamic Association, it aims to introduce new methods of teaching the Quran, according to an Omani daily. The…

Over 150 Convert to Islam in Oman

SHAFAQNA - As many as 158 Oman residents have converted to Islam in the last three months, officials announced. According to an official at Oman’s Ministry of Endowments and Religious Affairs, 158 individuals converted to Islam in the…

Winners of Annual Quran Competition Awarded in Oman

SHAFAQNA- According to al-Watan website, the Arab country’s education ministry organizes the contest among education centers every year. It is held for school students on memorization of the Holy Quran. This year, an education center…

Iran President: Muslim nations responsible to take humanitarian measures to help Yemenis

SHAFAQNA - President of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Sultan of Oman discussed ways of developing Tehran-Muscat ties in their bilateral meeting and the meeting of high-ranking delegations of Iran and Oman. "Tehran-Muscat ties has…

The Jinn of Oman

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SHAFAQNA - On the edge of the Arabian Desert, one remote outpost encounters evil spirits with disturbing frequency. Muhammed al-Hinai points to the spot behind his modest cement house where the inferno appeared eight months ago. Even today,…

9th Islamic Conference of Culture Ministers to Kick Off in Oman

SHAFAQNA- The 9th session of the Islamic Conference of Culture Ministers (ICCM) will be held on November 2 to 4 in Muscat, Oman. According to the International Islamic News Agency, the conference will be organized by The Islamic Educational,…