Islamic News

Shake-up in Saudi Arabia strengthens King Salman’s powerful son

Did Govt offer  Rs10b to Imran Khan to stay mum on Panama case?

Why Saudi alliance cannot fight out terrorism?

At least 8 Iran guards dead in clash with Jaish al-adl terrorists on Pakistan border

WikiLeaks document reveals Samsung smart TV records and sends your voice to CIA

7,000 Soldiers Desert Israeli Army Annually

India blocks social media in occupied Kashmir

Former Israeli Defense Minister Confirms Israeli Collaboration With ISIS In Syria

Saudi-led coalition warned against assault on Yemen’s lifeline port

Former TTP spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan admits RAW, NDS using terrorists to destabilise Pakistan

A rebellion in the offing: Growing chances of mutiny among Royal family in Saudia

Pakistan’s secrete request: Would Iran join Saudi led military alliance?

Turkish Jets Bomb US-Backed Troops in Iraq and Syria

Israel's supreme leader says next president should be less engaged with West

Step down, Mr Prime Minister

Dawn leaks: Is Tariq Fatemi another escape goat?

Why does the West support the Survival of the ISIS in Syria?

Radicalised women and rise of ISIS in Pakistan

10 killed as landmine blast hits van carrying census workers in Kurram

Saudi-Iran rivalry aside, does Muslim world need military alliance?

Five Takfiri terrorists from LeJ killed in hours-long Karachi shootout with Rangers

Donald Trump has ‘dangerous mental illness’, say psychiatry experts at Yale conference

US failure in Afghanistan: The tainted legacy of Super power

Trump administrations secrete efforts to resume munitions sale to Saudis

Afghan defence minister, army chief resign after Taliban attack

Military to play 'due role' in SC JIT probing Sharif family

Arrest o Al Qaeda leaders in Yemen: Why did Saudi coalition play this drama?

The Chitral incident: Is amending Blasphemy law necessary?

Netanyahu’s wife to be indicted over corruption charges

North Korea says ready to strike US aircraft carrier

Four FC personnel lay down lives in roadside blast in Kech district

Pakistan agrees to send 5,000 troops to US-Saudi aggression coalition!

US military confirms Daesh chemical attack in west Mosul

Chinese jihadis rise in Syria raises concerns at home

Save Iran deal

Panama verdict: Why it is better for PM to resign?

Mattis penchant for Saudia: Did US pressurize Pakistan to lead Saudi Military alliance?

Assad is not the only one ‘responsible’ for rise and deeds of IS

Seven killed in rain-related incidents in Punjab

Pentagon chief in Israel to discuss Iran, Syria

Israel behind US-North Korea standoff

Bashar Assad’s exit is the triumph of ISIS

How does JUI-F Condon extremism in Pakistan?

Panama verdict: Is the real game still waiting for?

Iraq forces free 11-year-old Yazidi girl in Mosul

Iran condemns Paris attack but blames Western policies

434 militants surrender in Balochistan

Mob attacks man in Chitral accused of making 'blasphemous remarks'

The Taliban mess

Al-Qaeda’s Jordanian Emir masterminds Al-Nusra’s chemical attacks in Syria

US Continues to Airdrop More Aid Packages to ISIL Terrorists in Northwestern Iraq

ISIS-Al-Qaeda alliance:  What is at stake for Pakistan and Afghanistan?

Iran bans live election debates

Panama case: Who will be part of JIT and when will it begin its investigation?

North Korea warns of 'super-mighty pre-emptive strike' as US plans next move

Pakistan, Iran work to heal Saudi alliance rift

Syria “bus bombing” conducted by terrorists, not Syrian government; No red lines?

Panamagate verdict: PML-N declares 'victory', Supreme Court orders JIT probe of Sharif family

What is Israel looking for in India?

Return of a dictator : Erdogan to wreak new havoc

Would North Korean war prove a last nail in US coffin?

Clean Chit or Conviction: What will the Panama Judgment entail?

Two Wahabi clerics under investigation over lynching of student

Getting Ahsan ullah Ahsan: The changing scenario of Pakistan's war on militancy

Iran-Saudi Arab relations to improve fast: Hassan Rouhani

Trump administration to review Iran sanctions relief: State Dept

The cate is out of bag: Military alliance may be used against Houthis, says Saudi defence adviser

Yemen popular forces shot down Saudi helicopter,12 Saudi officers killed

Uzair’s crime and Pakistan politics

Why does a university-educated student turn to terrorism?

Arab League hesitant to recognize results of Turkish referendum

North Korea readies for war? Is Kim Jong mulling nuclear option?

Sham democracy: The long lonely battle of Rohingyas

Accusing Iran for espionage: What is the real game?

Erdogan’s victory: Did Turkish people desire for dictatorship?

Pot calling the kettle black: A state, sponsoring terrorism calls Assad terrorists

Quetta-bound Jaffar Express derails near Gujranwala, five bogies overturn

Punjab University professor murdered in Lahore

Do Israelis want Ahmadinejad to get re-elected?

Trump woos Pakistan to isolate China

Why does everyone hate AD Khawaja?

Details of a coup attempt in Qatar!

Suspect confesses he acted upon university admin’s directions against Mashal

Pakistan should not be made part of any proxy war: MWM

Putin deploys army to North Korea in readiness for World war 3

Former TTP spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan has turned himself in: Pak Army

US intelligence source: Syria chemical weapons attack launched from Saudi base

Would Putin abandon Bashar al-Assad and Iran?

Tit for Tat: The link between Kulbhoshan’s execution and Pakistan colonel’s disappearance

Saudi guns on Pakistan’s shoulder

Did Al Qaeda Fool the White House Again?

People who cast blasphemy accusations need to be educated, says Imam-i-Kaaba

Riyadh Offers Financial Aid to Trump for Continued Strikes on Syria

Sindh Police attack on Shias commemorating birthday of Imam Ali (A.S), ledge F.I.R

Mumbai, Chennai and Hyderabad airports put on hijack alert

Target Easter: Noureen Laghari from university life to IS-affiliation

When US and Israel gassed civilians

A deepening conspiracy: What is the US Plan to dethrone Assad?

Lahore: The home of Takfiri terrorists

Vladimir Putin says US is preparing to bomb Syrian capital and will blame devastation on Bashar-al Assad's forces

Islamic News

Dua’s for the Month of Rajab

1396/1/14 | 22:06
SHAFAQNA-   بِسْمِ ٱللَّهِ ٱلرَّحْمٰنِ ٱلرَّحِيمِ   In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful يَا مَنْ أَرْجُوهُ لِكُلِّ خَيْرٍ، ya man arjuhu likulli khayrin, O He Whom alone I hope for all good things; وآمَنُ سَخَطَهُ عِنْدَ كُلِّ شَرٍ ، wa amanu sakhatahu `inda kulli sharrin, And I am safe from His anger at every evil. يَا مَنْ يُعْطِي الْكَثِيرَ بِالْقَلِيلِ، ya ...

Why religious education of children by parents is so important?

1395/12/30 | 22:06
SHAFAQNA – The Prophet of Islam (PBUH) saw some children and said: Woe to the children of the end of the world (apocalypse) from their parents. The Prophet (PBUH) was asked: O’ the prophet of Allah (SWT), do you mean their disbelieving fathers? The Prophet of Islam (PBUH) replied: “No, from their believing fathers who do not teach them any of the Wajib religious duties, and when their children want to learn, they stop them, and are satisfied with small benefits of the world. I am stranger with these fathers and they are with me [1]”. ...

Forty sayings of the Holy Prophet (p.b.u.h) About Fatima al-Zahra (SA)

1395/12/29 | 22:06
SHAFAQNA- 1) The Prophet (s) said, “On the Day of Judgment, a caller will call out, ‘lower your gaze until Fatima has passed.” Kenz Al-Omal, v. 13, p. 91 & 93, Muntakhab Kenz Al-Omal quoted in the margin of Al-Musnad, v. 5, p. 96; Al-Sawaiq Al-Muhariqa, p. 190; Asad Al-Ghaba, v. 5, p. 523; Tadhkirat Al-Khawas, p. 279; Dhaka’ir Al-Uqubi, p. 48; Manaqib Al-Imam Ali of Ibn Al-Maghazali, p. 356; Nur Al-Absar, p. 51-52, Yanabi^ Al-Muwadda, v. 2, ch. 56, p. 136 2) The Prophet (s) said, “When I long for the fragrance of Paradise I smell ...

The ruling about blaming (reproaching) others / the Grand Ayatollah Shobairi’s answer

1395/12/26 | 22:06
SHAFAQNA – The Grand Ayatollah Shobairi Zanjani answered a question about blaming (reproaching) others. Question: What is the ruling about reproaching and blaming others? The Grand Ayatollah Shobairi: According to noble narrations, blaming (reproaching) the believer is Haram. Source: PERSIAN SHAFAQNA   ...

Supporting Sheikh Isa Qassim Religious Duty

1395/12/23 | 22:06
SHAFAQNA – Bahraini clerics have called on all the people of the Persian Gulf Arab country to show their solidarity with distinguished Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim, saying that the people’s unwavering support for him is the “religious duty” of all Muslims. In a joint statement released on Monday, a day before the High Criminal Court holds Qassim’s final trial session, Bahraini clerics said that “there is no doubt that defending senior cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim is in fact defending Islam and our country.” Addressing all “fathers, ...

Ayatollah Nouri Hamedani: “Quranic teachings must be promoted worldwide”

1395/12/19 | 22:06
SHAFAQNA – “One should not devote himself to merely reciting Quranic verses; rather they must also make an effort to promote Quranic teachings worldwide,” Ayatollah Nouri said. In a meeting with the head of Iran’s Endowment and Charity Organization on Thursday, March 9 in Qom, Grand Ayatollah Hussein Nouri Hamedani, a Shia source of emulation, stressed the importance of developing Quranic activities and said, ” Quran is like a vast ocean of knowledge that covers all skills and sciences.” The Shia source of emulation added, “Quran ...

The Grand Ayatollah Safi’s Fatwa about debtor’s imprisonment

1395/12/19 | 22:06
SHAFAQNA – The Grand Ayatollah Safi answered a question about debtor’s imprisonment. Question: Unfortunately hefty dowries have been spread in society which causes problems for families. In some of these families where the husband is not able to pay the dowry, the wife refers the case to courts which leads to husband being arrested. Is it allowed according to religious law for the husband who is not able to pay the dowry to be imprisoned? The Grand Ayatollah Safi: Generally, if the debtor is not able to pay his debt, whether it is dowry ...

Canadian Muslims Go Door to Door to Answer Questions about Islam

1395/12/19 | 22:06
SHAFAQNA- A group of young Muslims have been knocking on their neighbors’ doors in towns across Canada to answer questions about Islam and counter misconceptions about the religion. The initiative was part of a nation-wide education campaign called Islam Understood, which aims to shed light on who Muslims are and what they stand for. They sought to counter fears about their religion which they say is currently rising in the country, the Independent reported. Among those meeting people was Qasid Chaudhry who met people in Barrie, Ontario. “There’s ...

Does Islam Oppose Modern Day Science?

1395/12/18 | 22:06
SHAFAQNA – Question: How does Islam view modern day science? Some Islamic scholars argue that while advancements in science in the last two hundred years may have brought about great progress for many humans on the material level, this has come at the expense of spiritual progress and moral values. Do you agree with this? Answer: Science is our means to understand the creation of God better. As the Quran is the spoken Book of God, the universe is the created Book of God. These two books which have the same author cannot go against each other. The ...

Can things given in trust for safekeeping be used and then replaced?

1395/12/16 | 22:06
SHAFAQNA – The Grand Ayatollah Sistani answered a question about using things given in trust for safekeeping. Question: Can things given in trust for safekeeping be used and then replaced or not? The Grand Ayatollah Sistani: Things given in trust for safekeeping are not allowed to be used without the permission of the owner. Source: PERSIAN SHAFAQNA   ...