What PM Modi may want to learn from Jawaharlal Nehru?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s six years in office has been marked by what the Congress sees as consistent attempts to appropriate its icons and stalwarts — from M.K. Gandhi, Sardar...

To curb online hate speech, India needs a Code of Conduct — without govt control

The shooting at a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand by white supremacist Brenton Tarrant in March 2019 was a wake-up call for everyone. The...

Indian Muslims at the Forefront of COVID-19 Relief Efforts Despite Rising Islamophobia

NEW DELHI — In late March when India announced the lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, everything came to...

Mothers’ status in Islam

SHAFAQNA- Salam Islam: Mothers in Islam are held in very high esteem. How a Muslim should treat their parents, especially the mother, is...

Covid-19’s third shock wave: Risk of hunger pandemic

SHAFAQNQ| By Leila Yazdani : While COVID-19 is dominating headlines, another kind of emergency is threatening the lives of millions of people around...

Lithuania’s 600-year-old Muslim village

SHAFAQNA – Islam today | by  Tharik Hussain*: I am in a tiny little village called Keturiasdesimt Totoriu, about twenty minutes drive south-west of...

Latest News

Dell unveils new commercial PC in India with built-in AI

New Delhi: Dell Technologies on Monday unveiled a new premium commercial PC called Latitude 9510 with built-in artificial intelligence (AI) in India at...

Mosques that converted into Gurdwaras – A lesser known part of history

By Mirza Ahmed Earlier this year in an unfortunate incident a scuffle took place at the Gurdwara Nankana Sahib...

Shafaqna’s photo report from the atmosphere of US streets following George Floyd’s...

SHAFAQNA- The US protests reached new levels in Washington DC tonight, June 1st 2020, when demonstrators defied curfews and set fires near top...

Photos: Jannat al-Baqi’, the first Islamic cemetery

SHAFAQNA- Jannat al-Baqi’ (Baqi’ Cemetery), alongside the Prophet’s shrine has been remained as a place of love and hope for Muslims and the...

Religion

What about the Sunni Fiqh?

SHAFAQNA- Adapted from: “Apostasy in Islam” by: “Seyyed Muhammad Rizvi” The Sunni...

What is the ruling on recycling papers containing sacred names?

SHAFAQNA – The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei answered questions about recycling papers containing sacred names.

Shias in India welcome ‘Laylat al-Qadr’ online programs

SHAFAQNA- Iqna: A series of online programs had been organized by Shia Muslim scholars during the...

What is the ruling on buying and selling inappropriate films?

SHAFAQNA – The Grand Ayatollah Vahid Khorasani answered a question about buying and selling inappropriate...

Photos: Imam Ridha’s (A.S) Holy Shrine After Reopening

SHAFAQNA- Shafaqna’s exclusive photos of Imam Ridha’s (A.S) Holy Shrine after reopening.

Can Salaat prevent inappropriate and shameful acts?

SHAFAQNA – In Ayah 45 of Surah Al-Ankabut, Allah (SWT) said: “Establish Salaat, as Salaat...

International

8th Shawwal, Sacrilegious Act of Destroying Holy Shrines In Jannatal-Baqi Cemetery

SHAFAQNA- On 8th Shawwal, Wednesday, in the year 1345 AH (April 21, 1925), mausoleums in Jannatal-Baqi (holy city of Medina) were demolished...

Outrage over police killing of unarmed black man spreads beyond US

Grief and anger over the US police killing of an unarmed black man have spread to several other world countries, where protests...

Which European countries have opened their borders ahead of the summer holiday season?

As European countries begin lifting COVID-19 restrictions, many people across the continent have begun thinking about whether they can have a holiday...

George Floyd killing: Violence and fury hit US cities in ‘widest unrest for decades’

America has been waking up to the aftermath of what has been described as the worst unrest in decades. Violence again flared...

US to cancel visas of Chinese students over links with military

Washington: Thousands of Chinese students believed by President Donald Trump’s administration to have links with China’s military are at risk of having...

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Photo & Video

Photos: Jannat al-Baqi’, the first Islamic cemetery

SHAFAQNA- Jannat al-Baqi’ (Baqi’ Cemetery), alongside the Prophet’s shrine has been remained as a place of love and hope for Muslims and the...

Shafaqna’s photo report from the atmosphere of US...

SHAFAQNA- The US protests reached new levels in Washington DC tonight, June 1st 2020, when demonstrators defied curfews and set fires near top...

Photos | Anti-racist protests in the United States

SHAFAQNA- ABNA: More than 1,400 people were arrested during anti-racist demonstrations in 17 US cities. Some US cities and states have also taken...

Photos | Disinfecting Holy Shrine of Lady Masoumeh...

SHAFAQNA- After the reopening of the doors of the holy shrine of Hazrat Masoumeh (S.A), the sanctuary and open courtyards of the shrine,...

Photos: Imam Ridha’s (A.S) Holy Shrine After Reopening

SHAFAQNA- Shafaqna’s exclusive photos of Imam Ridha’s (A.S) Holy Shrine after reopening.