Islam in Europe

Austria: Springboard for Global Jihad
By August 26, 2014 Read More →

Austria: Springboard for Global Jihad

Austria figures prominently in a map produced by the Islamic State that outlines the group’s five-year plan for expanding its caliphate into Europe.

Posted in: Austria, Islam in Europe
Islamic State: We Will Take Spain Back
By August 17, 2014 Read More →

Islamic State: We Will Take Spain Back

Jihadists have vowed to reconquer Spain from non-Muslims and make it part of their new Islamic Caliphate.

Posted in: Islam in Europe, Spain
Holy War Arrives in Germany
By August 10, 2014 Read More →

Holy War Arrives in Germany

Supporters of the jihadist group “Islamic State” have clashed with Kurdish Yazidis in North Rhine-Westphalia, the state with the largest Muslim population in Germany.

Posted in: Germany, Islam in Europe
Catalonia to Muslims: Support Independence, Get Mega-Mosque
By August 7, 2014 Read More →

Catalonia to Muslims: Support Independence, Get Mega-Mosque

Muslim leaders in the Spanish autonomous region of Catalonia say they have been promised a mega-mosque in Barcelona if they support independence from Spain in a referendum set for November 9.

Posted in: Islam in Europe, Spain
A Month of Islam in Europe: June 2014
By July 29, 2014 Read More →

A Month of Islam in Europe: June 2014

A review of some of the main stories involving the rise of Islam in Europe during June 2014.

Posted in: Islam in Europe
A Month of Islam in Britain: June 2014
By July 15, 2014 Read More →

A Month of Islam in Britain: June 2014

A review of some of the main stories involving the rise of Islam in June 2014.

Posted in: Britain, Islam in Europe
UK Bans Pro-Jihad Islamist Groups
By July 12, 2014 Read More →

UK Bans Pro-Jihad Islamist Groups

Britain has banned three Muslim extremist groups that want to turn the UK into an Islamic state.

Posted in: Britain, Islam in Europe
UK: Uphill Battle in Fight Against FGM
By July 1, 2014 Read More →

UK: Uphill Battle in Fight Against FGM

More than 20,000 girls under the age of 15 are believed to be at high risk of FGM in England and Wales this year alone, according to government estimates.

Posted in: Britain, Islam in Europe
British Jihadists and the UK Surveillance State
By June 27, 2014 Read More →

British Jihadists and the UK Surveillance State

Britain is engaged in a debate over how much government surveillance is necessary to keep the United Kingdom safe from British jihadists.

Posted in: Britain, Islam in Europe
London Mega-Mosque Edges Closer to Reality
By June 19, 2014 Read More →

London Mega-Mosque Edges Closer to Reality

Local citizens—including many Muslims—are concerned the mosque project is actually a smokescreen for an ambitious plan to establish a hardline Islamic enclave in East London.

Posted in: Britain, Islam in Europe
Britain Outlaws Forced Marriage
By June 19, 2014 Read More →

Britain Outlaws Forced Marriage

The new law makes forced marriage a self-standing criminal offense in England and Wales and is punishable by up to seven years in prison.

Posted in: Britain, Islam in Europe
UK: “Culture of Fear” in Birmingham Schools
By June 11, 2014 Read More →

UK: “Culture of Fear” in Birmingham Schools

British regulators have placed five Muslim-dominated public schools in the city of Birmingham under “special measures” after inspectors found that pupils there were being systematically exposed to radical Islamic propaganda.

Posted in: Britain, Islam in Europe