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SHAFAQNA Exclusive: 10 year jail sentence for a US citizen in Bahrain

SHAFAQNA (Shia International News Association) – A court in Bahrain sentenced an American citizen to 10 years in prison. According to Al-Aalam Mohammad Al-Jashi the lawyer of the accused wrote in his Twitter page that the US citizen was sentenced to 10 years for arson and disorder. The Wefaq site quoted the lawyer of the US citizen Taghi Abdullah M...

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SHAFAQNA Exclusive: Approval given to build the first Mosque in Iceland

SHAFAQNA (Shia International News Association) – Reykjavik the capital of Iceland is one of cities in the world where a Mosque has never been built in it. According to Al-Sakina in the year 2000 the Muslim minority submitted a proposal to the Reykjavik council for building a Mosque which at the time was rejected. But after more than a decade the M...

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SHAFAQNA Exclusive: Zionist army forces clashed with Palestinians in Al-Khalil

SHAFAQNA (Shia International News Association) – According to Alaalam following the death of a Zionist army personnel the town of Al-Khalil has been under siege by the Israeli army and many Palestinians have been arrested. The Zionist army has closed all the entrances to the town and set up check points. The Spokesperson for the Zionist army said t...

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SHAFAQNA Exclusive: Strong earthquake hit Pakistan’s Baluchistan

SHAFAQNA (Shia International News Association) – On Tuesday afternoon a 7.3 Richter scale earthquake hit the southern areas of Iran’s Sistan and Baluchistan province. Tehran’s Geophysics Centre announced that the quake occurred at 14:59:49. The quake hit Pakistan 20 meters under the ground levels but no details of possible casualties have been repo...

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SHAFAQNA Exclusive: New branch of Alkowthar Islamic Institution will open in France

SHAFAQNA (Shia International News Association) – After its success in Paris the new branch of Alkowthar institution will be opening its doors in the northern city of Lille. According to IKNA the opening ceremony will be held on 5 October 2013 at 14:30 (local time) and the first organised event will be on the same day at 19:00 entitled “learning to...

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