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AMERICA – Diversity Brunch aims to build bonds, humanize Muslims

SHAFAQNA – The Islamic Center of Nashville will host its third annual Diversity Brunch on April 1, in which Nashvillians can taste food made by Muslims whose ethnicities represent more than 40 countries around the globe. The event is a concerted effort to showcase diversity, build bonds in the community and humanize Muslims. “A lot of times we are painted with the […]
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Ayatollah Khamenei’s ‘Islamic Thought in the Quran’ published in English

SHAFAQNA – English translation of the book by Ayatollah Khamenei entitled ‘Islamic Thought in the Quran’ has been released. The book is the fruit of holding twenty-eight consecutive sessions in Ramadan of the year 1974 by Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei. The theme of the printed work revolves around probing into basic principles involved in Islamic […]
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Report: Hundreds of 9/11 victims suing Saudi Arabia

SHAFAQNA – Hundreds of Americans affected by the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks filed a lawsuit against Saudi Arabia over its alleged role in the incident, demanding reparations from the Saudi monarchy. The lawsuit, which was filed in the federal court covering lower Manhattan, includes about 800 people injured in the 9/11 attack and those […]
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Bahrainis rally in solidarity with victims of regime crackdown

SHAFAQNA – Bahrainis have staged several rallies across the Persian Gulf kingdom in solidarity with the activists killed at the hands of Manama regime forces. The protesters took to the streets in the villages of Musalla, Buri, Diraz and Sanabis on Monday evening, chanting slogans against the Al Khalifah regime. They were also carrying photos […]
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Ayatollah Sediqi urges peaceful co-existence of followers of religions

SHAFAQNA – Substitute Friday prayers leader of Tehran Ayatollah Kazem Sediqi has called for peaceful co-existence of followers of different religions and their full freedom to perform their religious duties. Ayatollah Sediqi made the remarks in a meeting with Georgian Orthodox Patriarch Ilia II on Tuesday, as Iran’s Ambassador to Georgia Javad Qavam Shahidi was […]