Islam in Europe

European Jihadists in Syria: More and Younger
By January 23, 2014 Read More →

European Jihadists in Syria: More and Younger

European security officials say that in recent weeks they have noticed an “alarming acceleration” in the number of European jihadists traveling to Syria to obtain combat experience with Islamist groups linked to al-Qaeda. They say their primary concern is about the potential threats these battle-hardened “enemies from within” will pose when they return to Europe.

The Islamization of Germany in 2013
By January 15, 2014 Read More →

The Islamization of Germany in 2013

A chronological review of some of the most important stories about the rise of Islam in Germany during 2013.

Posted in: Germany, Islam in Europe
The Islamization of Belgium and the Netherlands in 2013
By January 13, 2014 Read More →

The Islamization of Belgium and the Netherlands in 2013

Belgium and the Netherlands have been at the forefront of the debate over Muslim immigration and integration in Europe. What follows is a chronological summary of some of the main stories about the rise of Islam in Belgium and the Netherlands during 2013.

The Islamization of France in 2013
By January 6, 2014 Read More →

The Islamization of France in 2013

A chronological review of some of the main stories about the rise of Islam in France during 2013.

Posted in: France, Islam in Europe
France: The Looming Battle over Muslim Integration
By December 31, 2013 Read More →

France: The Looming Battle over Muslim Integration

A panel appointed by French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault to review France’s integration policies has urged the government to implement a “new form of secularism” that would raise the profile of Islam in public life—in order to improve the integration of Muslim immigrants.

Posted in: France, Islam in Europe
The Islamization of Britain in 2013
By December 30, 2013 Read More →

The Islamization of Britain in 2013

A chronological review of some of the main stories involving the rise of Islam in Britain during 2013.

Posted in: Britain, Islam in Europe
Europe: Islamic Fundamentalism is Widespread
By December 16, 2013 Read More →

Europe: Islamic Fundamentalism is Widespread

The majority of Muslims in Europe believe Islamic Sharia law should take precedence over the secular constitutions and laws of their European host countries, according to a new study, which warns that Islamic fundamentalism is widespread and rising sharply in Western Europe.

Posted in: Germany, Islam in Europe
UK: Trial Begins for “Soldiers of Allah” Accused of Murdering British Soldier
By December 9, 2013 Read More →

UK: Trial Begins for “Soldiers of Allah” Accused of Murdering British Soldier

Government prosecutors presented the jury with a trove of incriminating evidence that provide chilling insights into Islamic jihad and the mindset of radical Muslims.

Posted in: Britain, Islam in Europe
European Court Considers Legality of French Burqa Ban
By December 6, 2013 Read More →

European Court Considers Legality of French Burqa Ban

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has opened a landmark hearing to consider the legality of France’s ban on wearing Islamic veils in public spaces.

Spain: Islamic Radicals Infiltrate the Military
By November 22, 2013 Read More →

Spain: Islamic Radicals Infiltrate the Military

The Spanish military is quietly monitoring its Muslim soldiers in an effort to prevent the spread of Islamic radicalism within its ranks, according to a classified Defense Ministry document that has been leaked to the Spanish media.

Greece: Taxpayer-Funded Mosque Planned in Athens
By November 20, 2013 Read More →

Greece: Taxpayer-Funded Mosque Planned in Athens

The Greek government has awarded a tender to build the first taxpayer-funded mosque in Athens, one of the few remaining capitals in the European Union that lacks a state-funded mosque.

Posted in: Greece, Islam in Europe
Britain: “A World Capital for Islamic Finance”
By October 31, 2013 Read More →

Britain: “A World Capital for Islamic Finance”

The London Stock Exchange will be launching a new Islamic bond index in an effort to establish the City of London as one of the world’s leading centers of Islamic finance.