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Palestinians rally for hunger striker

Palestinians rally for hunger striker

SHAFAQNA (Shia International News Association) -- Israeli soldiers have clashed with Palestinian protesters at a rally in support of a prisoner observing an hunger strike to protest his incarceration.

The Israeli military said about 200 Palestinians threw rocks at soldiers who responded with tear gas during Friday's rally outside Ofer prison in the...

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Militancy film upsets ethiopia Muslims

Militancy film upsets ethiopia Muslims

SHAFAQNA (Shia International News Association) –  A film linking Muslim protests against a government campaign to indoctrinate their community with Ahbash ideology to militant groups is inviting the ire of Muslims in the east African country.

 

“The whole thing was coordinated by the government," Kedir Mohammed, a Muslim taxi driver, told Christian S...

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Hundreds kidnapped by insurgents in Syria

Hundreds kidnapped by insurgents in Syria

SHAFAQNA (Shia International News Association) – Terrorist groups in northwestern Syria have abducted more than 300 people over two days in an unprecedented string of sectarian kidnappings.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights director, Rami Abdel Rahman, said Saturday "In two days, the number of abductees has risen to over 300 people."

The...

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This February 14th, Celebrate Love or Mourn Tragedy?

Many reasons lend themselves to the significance of February 14th. Some celebrate it as Valentine’s Day. They wear red, give chocolates roses, and exchange acts of compassion. Those who celebrate Valentine’s Day use it as the day to show their love and care towards one another. 

In the other parts of the world, thousands of people demand their

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Iraqi parliament speaker survives blast in Nineveh

Iraqi parliament speaker survives blast in Nineveh

SHAFAQNA (Shia International News Association) -- Iraqi Parliament Speaker Osama al-Nujaifi has escaped an apparent assassination attempt in an incident where his convoy was struck by a roadside bomb in the northern province of Nineveh.



A provincial police source, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the bomb went off on Sunday in the...