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Rouhani in UNGA: the US wants to make useless every international institutions

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SHAFAQNA- HASSAN ROUHANI, President of Iran speaks sixth at the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday. Iranian President said the US wants to make useless every international institutions. While it is retreated from the…

France remains a target for radicals - foiled terror plot

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SHAFAQNA - French police have arrested two Egyptian-born brothers who they believe were plotting an attack using either explosives or the lethal poison ricin, Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said on Friday. Ricin is a naturally occurring…

Lashkar Jhangvi Appeals for Funds to wipe out Shias from Pakistan

    Hate and violent campaign is continuing against Shia community from Takfiri Deoandi network without any hurdle despite big claims of wiping out menace of terrorism made by Punjab government like federal and other provincial…

Thomas Friedman’s Justification of Ibne Salman’s Palace Coup is Pathetic

    There is no difference between establishment Democrats and Republicans in sucking up to Saudi despots. Before watching Thomas Friedman sucking up to the palace coup of Ibne Salman, make sure you have a puke bucket ready. Major…

Sellouts like Hillary have been lying about everything from Iraq to Syria

    So it turns out that “Ayatullah” Putin and “His Wikileaks” were right – once Again. The corrupt corporatist sellout elites of the DNC agreed to be the money laundering end for Hillary’s campaign when they kicked…

Javed Ghamidi’s Not So Hidden ISIS and Al-Qaeda Theology of Hate and Intolerance

    Javed Ghamidi, a famous Pakistani Muslim speaker, is currently going on a speaking tour across U.S Islamic centers under the banner of Al-Mawrid U.S from Los Angele’s ISCN (Corona Masjid) to Redmond (WA) at MAPS (Muslims…

BBC Urdu has been caught red handed mistranslating and lying about Iranian FM’s claims on Iraqi paramilitary groups fighting ISIS

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    The BBC has long been known as a mouthpiece and propaganda for the British government’s neocolonial agenda in the world. It does not just represent the British government’s views, but it actively spreads misinformation…

Saudi warplanes kill 10 Yemeni civilians in Sa’ada, Hajjah provinces

  SHAFAQNA - Saudi warplanes have bombed residential areas in the Sa’ada and Hajjah provinces of Yemen, killing at least 10 civilians, including an entire family. The Saudi air raids, which targeted the city of Ghamr in Sa’ada…

Bahrain’s eldest prisoner of conscience tells family 'he is going to die'

    SHAFAQNA - The jailed Bahraini rights activist, Mohammed Hassan Jawad Parweez, told his loved ones on Tuesday that he is “going to die”. During a family visit at Bahrain’s notoriously brutal Jaw Prison that lasted…

Saudi warplans target Sa’ada with cluster bombs

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    SHAFAQNA - Saudi warplanes on Monday dropped ten cluster bombs on areas in Yemen’s Sa’ada province despite the global outcry against the use of such internationally-banned weapons by the Riyadh-led coalition. The districts…

Saudi jets kill dozen Yemeni civilians

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    SHAFAQNA - A dozen civilians have lost their lives and several others sustained injuries when Saudi fighter jets targeted a residential area in Yemen's Southwestern province of Ta'izz as the Riyadh regime presses ahead with…

Saudi propagates on Yemen war

    SHAFAQNA - The New York Times inexplicably gives the Saudi ambassador to the UN a platform to recite some propaganda. The third fallacy is the assumption that Yemen is cholera-infested and famine-threatened. Yes, there is…

Saudi Arabia detaines 46 people over posts on social media

    SHAFAQNA - Saudi Arabia has detained 46 people over their posts on social media amid a heavy-handed crackdown on dissent in the Arab kingdom. The official Saudi Press Agency reported on Wednesday that 22 people were arrested…

Saudi Arabia execution toll reaches 100 in 2017

    SHAFAQNA - The Saudi Arabian authorities executed a man on Monday, bringing the total number of people put to death so far in 2017 to 100, with 60 people executed in the past three months alone, Amnesty International reported. "Since…

Syria demands immediate international move against US-led coalition

      SHAFAQNA - The Foreign and Expatriates Ministry of Syria addressed on Thursday new letters to the chiefs of the UN and the international Security Council over the constantly repeated attacks of the US-led coalition…

Bahrain’s systematic discrimination against Shiite majority

      SHAFAQNA - Leading Bahraini rights activist, Jawad Parweez, told the 36th session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva that Manama is continuing its systematic discrimination and persecution of Bahrain’s Shiite…

Yemen’s Ansarullah mocks Saudi condemnation of Myanmar’s crackdown on Rohingya Muslims

    SHAFAQNA - Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement has mocked Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir's recent condemnation of Myanmar’s deadly crackdown on Rohingya Muslims while the Riyadh regime is itself killing Yemenis. Jubeir…

US-made bomb kills and maims Yemeni children in deadly strike

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    SHAFAQNA - A bomb that destroyed a residential building in Yemen’s capital last month, killing 16 civilians and injuring 17 more – including a five-year-old girl called Buthaina whose photograph went viral after the strike…

Nearly 2 million Yemenis displaced: UNHCR

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    SHAFAQNA - The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said ongoing conflict in Yemen has left nearly 2 million Yemenis internally displaced. The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said in a report posted Monday…

Iraq’s Nujaba Movement condemns terrorist attacks in Nasiriyah

SHAFAQNA - The secretary general of Iraq’s al-Nujaba Movement, a major Shia resistance group, condemned the recent terrorist attacks in the Arab country’s southern province of Dhi Qar. On Thursday, more than 90 people, including ten Iranians,…

Saudi jets crashes in southern Yemen, pilot killed

    SHAFAQNA - A Saudi warplane has crashed in Yemen’s southern province of Abyan for unknown reasons, killing the pilot onboard. The Typhoon warplane crashed into a mountain in Al Wade'a district on Wednesday, Yemen’s…

Bahraini forces arrest 5 citizens within 24 hours

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    SHAFAQNA - The Bahraini security authorities arrested 5 citizens from Karzakan, Sanabis and Samaheej, within 24 hours. Activists said that the authorities arrested Monday night (September 11, 2017) each of "Sayed Hussein…

Britain exploiting Qatar crisis for own profit through arms exports: Report

    SHAFAQNA - Britain is exploiting a rift between several Arab countries of the Persian Gulf and Qatar through designating both sides as the “priority markets” for its arms sales, a report suggests. The Middle East Eye…

Syrian Red Crescent delivers its first aid convoy to Deir Ezzor

    SHAFAQNA - After the Syrian Arab Army broke the siege imposed by ISIS on the city of Deir Ezzor, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) managed on Friday to deliver its first humanitarian aid convoy by land to the city. In…

Top Al-Qaeda leader gunned down in Syria's Idlib

    SHAFAQNA - A top leader (emir) of the Al-Qaeda-linked Ha’yat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) terrorist group has been assassinated in northern Idlib near the border with Turkey. Hours ago, unknown assailants gunned down HTS emir…

Amnesty International: Boko Haram attacks killed 400 since April

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    SHAFAQNA - A surge in attacks by Boko Haram terrorists has claimed nearly 400 lives since April in Nigeria and Cameroon, double the figure of the previous five months, according to a rights group. The increasing use of…

ISIS defeats in Syria by October: Staffan de Mistura

    SHAFAQNA - Remaining strongholds of ISIS terrorists in Syria are likely to fall by the end of October, which must be the trigger for the international community to push for free and fair elections, UN Syria envoy Staffan…

Iraq's Nineveh Province 'fully liberated' from ISIS terrorists: PM

    SHAFAQNA - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi announced on Thursday the complete liberation of the city of Tal Afar and the whole territory of the Nineveh Province from ISIS terrorists. Tal Afar, a strategically important…