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Iranian American woman enters US State Congress

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SHAFAQNA- The first Iranian-American woman , Anna Eskamani entered the State Congress in the State of Florida, USA. Eskamani succeeded in defeating Republican candidate, Stockton Reeves, in District 47 of Florida, gaining about 57 percent…

There is no end to Yemen war, Negotiations must begin-Interview

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SHAFAQNA- Public opinion in the world is becoming more sensitive to the issue of war torn country, and the media connect the crimes in Yemen with the murder of Khashoggi. This can be attributed to a political media victory for Sanaa, Yemenis…

Ashura 2018 in different Countries around the world +Video

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SHAFAQNA: Millions of Shia Muslims on Friday marked the climax of the annual ritual of Ashura with expressions of suffering where they mourn the slaying of Imam Hussain (A.S), grandson of the Prophet Muhammed. It is observed in Iraq and…

Video: Enormous Ashura march across the streets of Dearborn, Michigan

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SHAFAQNA- In the state of Michigan in USA, the city of Dearborn, has witnessed a mass march in which blag flags were raised to express slogans against injustice, renewing the pledge to the martyr of Karbala; Imam al-Hussayn (peace be upon him),…

How different countries celebrate Eid al-Adha?

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SHAFAQNA - Eid al-Adha, also known as "Feast of Sacrifice" or "Big Eid", is an Islamic religious festival to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim to follow God's command to sacrifice his son. Muslims around the world observe this event. This…

Iran's Supreme Leader: “There will be no war, and we will not negotiate with the US”

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SHAFAQNQ - Commenting on the US President’s offer of negotiations, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Sunday “There will be no war, and we will not negotiate.” Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said "The U.S. has…

Will a Muslim become Governor of Michigan for the first time in the US history?

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SHAFAQNA - The polls for the state's primaries held on Tuesday in Michigan. El-Sayed, a 33-year-old physician is a Muslim candidate who will be the first Egyptian-American Muslim governor of Michigan if he win the 2018 Democratic Party primary…

Meeting with Trump would be very hard for Iran

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SHAFAQNA - It would be very hard for Iran’s political leaders to meet with Trump, given his opposition to the nuclear accord they spent years negotiating, his travel ban that effects many Iranians interested in studying or working in the…

USA: Muslim girls Kicked Out Of public Pool, the mayor apologized

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SHAFAQNQ - Muslim children were kicked out of a public swimming pool in the US state of Delaware because they were wearing shirts and hijabs. Tahsiyn A Ismaa’eel brought campers from her Arabic summer enrichment programme to their…

Syria and Iran on Trump-Putin talks in Helsinki

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SHAFAQNA - Donald Trump met one-on-one with Russia's Vladimir Putin behind closed doors on Monday in Helsinki. Both leaders expressed confidence that Russia and the United States were entering a period of better relations and cooperation on…

UK Minister for the Middle East to visit the US and Saudi Arabia

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SHAFAQNA- UK Minister for the Middle East and North Africa Alistair Burt payed a four day visit to Washington (12th-13th July) and Riyadh (14th-15th July). During his visit to Washington he will meet with senior US policymakers working on…

NATO summit comes ahead of Trump’s direct meeting with Putin

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SHAFAQN — President Trump ripped into NATO allies on Wednesday, slamming Germany for its dependence on Russian energy and demanding that nations double their military spending commitments. Ultimately however, the group resolved differences…

The blue Muslim-American wave for public office

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SHAFAQNA - More than 90 American Muslims, nearly all of them Democrats, are running for public office across the country this year. Many are young and politically inexperienced, and most are long shot. Muslim Americans say they feel energized to…

Hindu nationalists in India use hate politics to scapegoat religious minorities

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SHAFAQNA - Mehr News Agency | by Syed Zafar Mehdi : Indian analyst Prof. Dibyesh Anand says that Hindu nationalists in India use hate politics to scapegoat religious minorities, especially Muslims, so that majority of Hindus would think if…

Us supreme court upholds travel ban

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SHAFAQNA - The Supreme Court ruled in favor of President Donald Trump's September order to restrict travel from several majority Muslim countries to the United States. The travel restriction, the administration's third, affects people from…

First Iraq-flagged oil tanker in three decades left Basra for USA

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SHAFAQNA - Iraq has Exported First Crude Oil Cargo through Iraq-flagged tanker for the first time in three decades. Iraq, which has been ravaged by a series of wars since the 1980s, is the oil cartel OPEC's second-biggest producer with 153…

Kristin, New Muslim Girl from USA

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SHAFAQNA- An Exclusive Interview of a Revert to Islam, Kristin( Abedah), from the United States, by Bentolhoda Mofakhami - Rahyafteha   Would you please give us a biography of yourself! My born name was Kristin but after reverting…

Jordan protests and the danger of Alternative Homeland strategy

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SHAFAQNA - Thousands of Jordanians protested against price hikes and an income tax reform bill last week but according to a Kuwaiti scholar this crisis may be a strategy from USA and Israel to perform the idea of Alternative Homeland for…

Kim signed a "historic" agreement with an untrustworthy negotiator

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SHAFAQNA - The US and North Korean leaders have signed an agreement after historic talks held in Singapor, while Iran has warned North Korea that President Donald Trump is not a trustworthy negotiator. Trump and Kim arrived in the signing…

Rouhani-Putin emphasis on successful cooperation in Syrian conflict

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SHAFAQNA - Despite Israeli claims about rising tensions between Iran and Russia in Syria, the Presidents of these two nations talked about their successful cooperation in Syrian conflict. President Vladimir Putin noted specific results of the…

Trump White House under fire for lack of Muslim-American representation at Ramadan celebration

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SHAFAQNA - VOX | by Tara Isabella burton: The White House hosted its first Iftar dinner after declining to hold it last year. Wednesday night, to commemorate the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, the Trump White House hosted its first Iftar dinner…

Palestine: Apartheid, Stolen Lives and Land, History Erased, United Nations Deaf Mute

SHAFAQNA- By Felicity Arbuthnot The Washington Post reports that: “All 100 U.S. Senators signed a letter Thursday asking U.N. Secretary General António Guterres to address what the lawmakers call entrenched bias against Israel at the…

Scaramucci sacked as White House communications chief after 10 days

SHAFAQNA- Anthony Scaramucci has been sacked by President Donald Trump just 10 days into his role as White House Communications Director. The shock development follows a tumultuous week for the outspoken former Wall Street financier…

Putin orders 755 US diplomatic staff to leave

SHAFAQNA- Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced that 755 staff must leave US diplomatic missions, in retaliation for new US sanctions against Moscow. The decision to expel staff was made on Friday, but Putin has now confirmed…

Tehran Was Always America’s Final Destination, the Target of the ISIS Terror Attack; By Tony Cartalucci

SHAFAQNA- Several were left dead and many more injured after coordinated terror attacks on Iran’s capital of Tehran. Shootings and bombings targeted Iran’s parliament and the tomb of Ayatollah Khomeini. According to Reuters, the so-called…

American Muslims Scared of Trump? Youth Helpline Flooded With Calls Amid 2016 Presidential Election

SHAFAQNA- A helpline set up to provide confidential support for Muslim youth across North America received a 300 percent increase in calls in 2016. Naseeha, which means "advice” in Arabic, is based in the Greater Toronto Area but revealed…

Global Research: Stanford University Confirms Democratic 2016 Election Fraud… “In Favor of Hillary Clinton”

SHAFAQNA- A bombshell study released by Stanford University confirms evidence of election fraud during the 2016 Democratic Party primaries.  According to a paper released this week entitled, “Are we witnessing a dishonest election?,” a…

Halal food became a $20 billion hit in US

SHAFAQNA- Halal food was gaining immense popularity in the USA, according to a report. The report stated that not only it was popular among fast-growing Muslim population, non-Muslims were also embracing it. The report said that halal…