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Netanyahu seeks end to Russia airstrikes in Syria to avert Israel's collapse

Who is Ahlam al-Tamimi and why  Jordan refuses to extradite her to US?

Can Pakistan enact legislation preventing terrorists to enter in Politics?

Choosing Yogi Adityanath : Modi’s secret plan to push Muslims out of India

Blasphemous content: Is banning social media a solution?

Under Zionist pressure: How UN gave killing license to Israel?

Britain’s role in hunger and famine in Yemen

Shafaqna Analysis: How IJT is threatening education at Educational institutes?

Saudi Wahhabi monarchy dictates reconciliation between Ashrafi and Qasmi

The West’s sights are now clearly set on Iran

Shafaqna Special: Why UK is reluctant to take action against Altaf Hussain?

Trump and the al-Saud: An inside story

Four dead, including attacker, in UK parliament 'terror' assault

One shot, several injured in UK parliament 'terrorist incident'

Syrian conundrum: Is there any light at the end of the tunnel?

How foreign press discussed the new Iranian ‘Karrar’ tank?

London comes out against war in Syria

No iota of shame: How Mohamed Bin Salman, yielded to the New US president after insult

Finally the truth : Bangladesh Opposition leader blames India of Terrorism

Is Pakistan educated elite joining ISIS?

Downfall of ISIS: The crumbling Caliphate of Al-Baghdadi

Lobby rejects UN report penned by US Jew

Rabbani – the odd man out

Trump’s Alleged Rape Of 13-Year-Old Girl Isn't Going Away

An axis of evil: The link between terrorism and Madressahs

Inside Pak-Afghan ties and concept of strategic depth

Pak-India water talks resume today

Why religious education of children by parents is so important?

American Muslim teens learn to disarm Islamophobia

The Denationalization of American Muslims

Syrian on the path of peace: ISIS militants on constant retreat

Saudi-Israeli think tank begins its activities in the Kurdistan Region

A powerless organization: Is UN working against Muslims?

Orders on Asylum seekers: Why UN should force gulf countries to follow Iran’s Supreme leader’s advice?

Sharing the Saudi war crimes: US must not sell arms to Saudi Arabia

Shafaqna Special: Why did Saudi king cancelled Maldives visit

The extremists within: The radical ideology of PML-N

Western Muslims and the future of Islam in West

Elected committee of Muslims should protect Islam’s holy sites

What are the rewards of following the Prophet of Islam (PBUH) and Imam Ali (AS)?

Nowruz celebrations to begin on Monday

Raza Rabbani’s corrupt morality: Why does not Chairman Senate voice against Zardari’s corruption?

What is Turkey’s plan to kick off Jihad in Europe?

An inside story: How US arms are falling into hands of Al-Qaeda in Yemen

Plight of Pilgrims: State apathy towards shia community in Pakistan

The military Justice: Is the Civilian supremacy at stake?

UN's food agency says over 60 percent of Yemenis face famine

Islamic European Union of Shia Scholars condemns Sheikh Isa Qassim’s trial in Bahrain

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

Western Muslims and the future of Islam in West

Is The Hijab Being Turned Into Everything It Stands Against?

OBL killing: Why Pakistan concealed the Abbotabad commission report?

Sex slaves: ISIS repeats story of defenseless women in Afghanistan

The missing dots: Raheel Sharif and Pakistani troops in Saudi Arab

Trump’s new blunder: Giving CIA the license to kill

Astana talks: Is Turkey trying to derail peace process?

Is Hussain Haqqan a traitor?

Russian warning to Saudia: Russia steps in Yemen war

More than 1,500 children dead in two years of Yemen war: UN

Sexual harassment in Saudi Arabia up by 11.4% in 2016

Israel turns into Turkey’s only friend in the world

Terror bid foiled on FC camp at Shabqadar, two suicide bombers killed

Saudia- US honeymoon: A sign of continued spilling of Muslim’s blood

A fear within: Is Pakistan afraid of ISIS

Facebook delegation to visit Pakistan for talks over blasphemous content

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

Donald Trump Muslim ban: Google, Apple and other tech giants mysteriously drop off list of companies opposing order

Measuring discrimination in America against Christians and Muslims

Saudia- US honeymoon: A sign of continued spilling of Muslim’s blood

A systematic genocide: How Turkey is secretly killing Kurds

Iran-Kuwait thaw: Iran’s pro-active diplomacy and Saudia’s regional isolation

The Coming Clash: Why Israel Seeks a Third War on Lebanon?

The new job: Raheel Sharif to lead Saudi- led coalition but at what cost?

‘Husain Haqqani Network’: The Inside Story

Govt to ensure removal of blasphemous material from Facebook: Nisar

IT IS MY TURN – by Agha Shaukat Jafri

Pakistan should shut down hardline Deobandi schools: US Congressman Ed Royce

Nawaz establishment camp VS Anti-Nawaz establishment camp: There Is no difference in both camps – Aamir Hussaini

Did a Pakistani official sell info to CIA to settle in the West?

Funding terrorists: What are UK's stake in Syrian war?

300 ISIS Terrorists Are Now Receiving Swedish Government Benefits

Military of Mercenaries: Pakistan sends combat troops to Saudi southern border

A stern warning: What did Putin say to Netanyahu about Iran?

Prime Minister’s appeal: Can there be a counter narrative for Islam?

Panama ruling is likely by Friday: AGP

Questions about women’s sport / the Grand Ayatollah Sistani’s answers

European Court hijab ruling cements Muslims’ second-class status

THAAD deployment:  China-US towards an inevitable clash

Taliban’s Diplomacy from Qatar to China

Dirty trick: Why Political parties playing politics on Military courts?

The south of Yemen is occupied by USA…How this occurred? Who caused it? Where it happened?

Israeli Education Minister: Next Lebanon War Must Target Civilians

Court’s ruling on blasphemous content: A blessing in disguise for Ch.Nisar?

Policy of Isolation: Can U.S afford alienating Pakistan?

Bahraini court sentences two activists to 5-year jail over burning tires

Russia: Panel discussion addresses misconceptions of Muslims

Supporting Sheikh Isa Qassim Religious Duty

2016 worst year ever for Syrian children says UNICEF

Pride and Prejudice: Is our community coming undone?

Bahrain Hosts Egypt’s Armed Forces: Just Drills or the Start of Something Much Bigger?

Islamic News


Why religious education of children by parents is so important?

1395/12/30 | 23:02
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 | 23:02
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 | 23:02
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 | 23:02
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 | 23:02
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 | 23:02
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 | 23:02
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 | 23:02
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 | 23:02
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   ...

The ruling about buying and selling government bonds | Grand Ayatollah Khamenei’s answers

1395/12/16 | 23:02
SHAFAQNA – The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei answered questions about buying and selling government bonds. Question: What is the ruling about government bonds? And is it allowed to buy and sell these bonds according to religious laws? The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei: If the purpose is that the government intends to borrow from the nation by issuing and selling national bonds; there is no problem in participation of people to lend money to government by buying these bonds. And when the buyer wants to sell the national bond to recover his money, there ...